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26 Reasons For
Twenty iiyama XB2783HSU owners who reviewed the iiyama XB2783HSU said that it was good value for money. In August last year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Very nice low cost 27" display - wouldn't recommend it for”. Andrew Roberts said “This monitor is fantastic value for money, Pity my desk is not big enough for two!” in his review of the iiyama XB2783HSU and scored the product 99 out of 100. Billp said “Top screen at a great price” in their review of this PC monitors and scored the product 5 stars.
Several customers who bought it reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Kez Stone gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “It's an absolute bargain and its performance & looks are well above it's 'budget' status”. Nowade said in their iiyama XB2783HSU review “Cheap and Cheerful”.
Several iiyama XB2783HSU owners who bought the product considered that it was cheap. Peter wrote on Amazon “Adapters aren't expensive”. Digitalversus.com wrote “Excellent colour fidelity makes this display a good and not over-priced choice for web-based work, especially involving graphics” in their review.
Good Product Quality
Eight people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitors was good quality. Dereje Debella said on Amazon “Good image quality” in their iiyama XB2783HSU review. G. D. Withers gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “This appears to be a well made screen”. Kez Stone said on Amazon “I have to say the screen, colour, quality & performance are all top notch” and rated it 99 out of 100.
Excellent Expert Reviews
On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, 01net.com, Les Numeriques.com and erenumerique.fr this iiyama PC screen has an overall expert rating of 100%. This puts this flatpanel monitor in the top 2% of all the PC screens of a comparable type and age when ranked by average expert review score.
Six customers agreed that it was well made. Alanm wrote “I thought having built in audio would tidy up my office desk”. Last year Chung Wong wrote “When it came, I felt that the build was ok” in his review of the iiyama XB2783HSU although rated it 20 out of 100. G. D. Withers and mentioned “This appears to be a well made screen” in their review.
The XB2783HSU is a popular choice amongst customers who bought PC displays in the last 3 months.
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A number of people who reviewed the iiyama XB2783HSU wrote that it was good looking. Moose wrote on Amazon “The viewing angles are pretty good too, I usually sit on my bed”. Moose also mentioned “Apart from from that it was a pretty decent buy and good value for money”.
One iiyama XB2783HSU owner who reviewed the iiyama XB2783HSU reckoned that it had a thick frame. Moose said in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Thin bezel, vibrant screen with nice viewing angles”. One person considered that it was neat. Alanm mentioned in their review of the iiyama XB2783HSU on Amazon in August last year “I thought having built in audio would tidy up my office desk”.
Several people concluded that it was thin. Kez Stone rated the iiyama XB2783HSU 5 stars and wrote on Amazon two years ago “The casing is a narrow matt black the screen is matt also”. Moose and mentioned “Another thing is, if you are going dual monitor then this is a great option as the bezels are quite thin compared to most others” in their review of the iiyama XB2783HSU.
Some customers who reviewed it concluded that it was tall. Rowena Hoseason said in her review of this PC monitors on Amazon “It's tall enough to retain most of the functional height of an old 'square' monitor”. Rowena Hoseason also said “Portrait images (for a magazine) and found that the 24-inch version was only just tall enough (of ten have to minimise toolbars”.
One iiyama XB2783HSU owner thought this PC monitors was a good height. Moose wrote “It has a built in USB hub, height adjustable stand that can rotate the screen to face towards you” in their review.
A few iiyama XB2783HSU owners who bought it thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Moose said on Amazon “It has a built in USB hub, height adjustable stand that can rotate the screen to face towards you”. Two years ago Nowade mentioned on Amazon “It's a good solid and versatile monitor, nice bright screen, USB 2 is fine for pretty much all of us, speakers are a bit small” in their iiyama XB2783HSU review but rated the product 3 stars.
One iiyama XB2783HSU reviewer considered that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Peter wrote last year “The addition of HDMI and speakers is great for those occasions when you want to connect a console up to your monitor” in his iiyama XB2783HSU review.
Good Picture Quality
Some iiyama XB2783HSU owners wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Last year Moose said on Amazon “It was a joy as the colours just looked way nicer than my old dull TN screen”. Mrs J and she mentioned on Amazon “Side on viewing angles are good, colours and vibrancy great”.
One customer reckoned that it had good picture quality. Dereje Debella rated it 80 out of 100 and said “Good image quality”.
Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens
We checked 1,276 owner and expert reviews for iiyama PC screens and found that on average iiyama has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that iiyama has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.
Easy to Use
One person mentioned that the iiyama XB2783HSU was easy to setup. One iiyama XB2783HSU reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Bandolero wrote in their iiyama XB2783HSU review on Amazon in August last year “Controls on the monitors are generally easy to use”.
Good Owner Reviews
People who bought this PC display rated this PC monitor 86% on average.
Good Sound Quality
One iiyama XB2783HSU owner mentioned in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Kez Stone wrote in their review on Amazon “One thing that really surprised me was the quality of the speakers, they're really very good”.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar age and spec to it.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Eizo ColorEdge CX240 (£164.62), or the iiyama XB2483HSU (£169.55) which has a better Rating.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The XB2783HSU has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
Other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider include the Asus VG248QE (£169.99), or the iiyama XB2483HSU (£169.55) which has a better Rating.
There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to look at including the AOC i2769 (£167.84).
Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
When compared to other PC monitors of this age and spec that we have assessed, the XB2783HSU's horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays that are a similar age to the XB2783HSU is 60°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the XB2783HSU has a very wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the XB2783HSU. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the XB2783HSU is 50° and the widest is 180°.
Very Big Viewable Height
With a viewable height of 596.74 millimeters, the iiyama XB2783HSU has a very big viewable height compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The average viewable height of comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago is 320mm, and the viewable heights range from 28mm to 630mm.
Quite Large Viewable Size Diagonal
At 686 millimeters, the XB2783HSU has a quite large viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the XB2783HSU. The average viewable size diagonal of similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XB2783HSU is 580mm, and the viewable size diagonals range from 21mm to 940mm.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 68.6 centimeters, the XB2783HSU has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years is 28cm and the biggest is 770cm.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of PC screens that were launched more than two years ago is 290 cd/m². The XB2783HSU has one of the brighter display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age.
1080p Video Mode
This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC monitors of a comparable age and type to it.
3000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The XB2783HSU has a maximum typical contrast ratio of 3000:1. That's over three times the typical contrast ratio of the most common typical contrast ratio of 1000:1. The typical contrast ratio of all comparable spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago ranges from 600:1 to 5000:1.
1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the XB2783HSU is 1280 x 1024 (SXGA). That's over five times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 640 x 350. In addition, this PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the XB2783HSU the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 to 4096 x 2160.
Quite Fast Response Time
The fastest response time of similar spec PC monitors that have been available for more than two years is 1ms and the slowest is 69ms. The iiyama XB2783HSU has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age.
7 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The iiyama XB2783HSU is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the XB2783HSU are also not 3D compatible.
If you want an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Benq XL2420 (£199.99), or the Asus VG248QE (£169.99) which also has a higher Rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The iiyama XB2783HSU does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the XB2783HSU also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The XB2783HSU does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the XB2783HSU also do not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Small Viewable Width
The average viewable width of PC displays of a comparable age and type to the XB2783HSU is 520mm. At only 335.66 millimeters, the iiyama XB2783HSU has a quite small viewable width compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
Only Has Four Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the XB2783HSU is more than most PC monitors of this spec and age. This iiyama PC monitor has a VGA cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this iiyama flatpanel monitor.
Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the XB2783HSU the weights range from 3g to 39kg. At 6 kilograms, the XB2783HSU is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the XB2783HSU.
6 Other reasons to consider the iiyama XB2783HSU
Running Costs Are Average
The XB2783HSU has an average running cost of £58 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 795 LCD screens that have been around for more than two years.
Price Has Recently Increased by £2.00
In the last 51 days the XB2783HSU has increased in price by £2.00.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Iiyama released the XB2783HSU over three years ago.
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5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The XB2783HSU has a maximum contrast ratio of 5000000:1. That's 75% less contrast ratio than a 20000000:1 PC display, which is the most common contrast ratio.
Alternative PC displays that have a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the IPS277L, or the 25UM65 (£199.99) both from LG or the iiyama XB2483HSU (£169.55).
PC screens with a higher contrast ratio that might also be worth looking at include the Benq XL2420 (£199.99) (12000000:1) which also has a higher Rating.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including the iiyama XB2483HSU (£169.55) which has a better Rating.
PC monitors with a more display resolution that might be worth looking at include the Eizo ColorEdge CX240 (£164.62) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated), or the HP LP2475w (1920 x 1200 and higher rated).
At 622.5 millimeters, the XB2783HSU has a fairly average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.
If you would consider a PC monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the AOC D2769 (622mm).
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Response Time in 3D
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
55 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80
Viewable Size Diagonal
Vertical Scan Range
55 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80
0.277 x 0.277
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
AMVA+, MVA, VA
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
AC Power in Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise
Thin Client Installed
Ethernet LAN Port
0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
-5 - 20
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
Plug and Play
On Screen Display Language
CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN, POL, RUS
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