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iiyama XB3070WQS

Iiyama XB3070WQSB1 PC Monitor

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30" 2560 X 1600 5000000:1 LED Jul 2014
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The high colour gamut iiyama XB3070WQS is the perfect choice for graphic and web-design. It features WQS (2560 x 1600) resolution offering huge workspace allowing users to display and manipulate... More
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14 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

One expert review site concluded that they would endorse this PC screen. Pcfoster.pl gave this flatpanel monitor a "Recommended" award.

HEXUS.net gave this iiyama PC display an "Approved" award and it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

Average Expert Reviews

This medium monitor has an average expert rating of 72% based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com, erenumerique.fr and prad.de.

Good Brand

Iiyama has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other brands.

Good Size

One iiyama XB3070WQS owner who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was a good size.

Price Drop of £100.00

In the last 57 days the price of the XB3070WQS has dropped by £100.00.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this flatpanel monitor and we think the LG 34UC97[plb_2591370_price], and the iiyama B2888UHSU[plb_2367537_price] which has better reviews; or the HP 2211[plb_1397010_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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2560 X 1600 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the XB3070WQS is 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This flatpanel monitor's display resolution (2560 x 1600 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the XB3070WQS.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of flatpanel monitor is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the XB3070WQS which do not have a built-in speaker, the iiyama XB3070WQS has a built-in speaker.

Alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Philips BDM4065UC[plb_2889761_price], the iiyama XB2776QS[plb_1490325_price], or the LG 27MB85[plb_2256104_price].

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of PC screens of this age and type range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the XB3070WQS has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the XB3070WQS.

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Quite Big Viewable Height

Flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years have viewable heights of between 28mm and 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. With a viewable height of 400.8 millimeters, the XB3070WQS has one of the bigger viewable heights amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

The smallest viewable width of PC displays that are a comparable age to the XB3070WQS is 1mm and the biggest is 880mm. With a viewable width of 641.3 millimeters, the iiyama XB3070WQS has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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2560 X 1600 (WQXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the iiyama XB3070WQS is 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA). That's 98% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The best resolution of all comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the XB3070WQS is more than most flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC displays that have been around for more than two years. The cables included "AUX", "DisplayPort" and "DVI" are also found on this PC screen.

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Short

When compared to other PC monitors of this spec and age, the height of the iiyama XB3070WQS of only 230 millimeters is one of the shortest. The shortest flatpanel monitor of a comparable age and type to the XB3070WQS is 41mm tall, the tallest is 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm.

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12 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One customer who reviewed it thought it was not good value for money. Hexus.net said in their review of the iiyama XB3070WQS “The iiyama ProLite XB3070WQS is available just north of the £650 making it a pricey piece of display technology” .

Difficult to Use

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was not easy to use. Last year Hexus.net mentioned in their review on HEXUS.net “In practice the UHD resolution, 3,840x2,160 pixels, is impractical for professional usage since most productivity applications fa”.

Not Robust

One person who purchased the product concluded that it was not well made. Eddie said in his iiyama XB3070WQS review on Amazon “No dead pixels, no other visible defects, well put together frame/stand” and rated the product 1 stars.

Inferior Picture Quality

One iiyama XB3070WQS owner who reviewed the iiyama XB3070WQS considered that it did not have good colour saturation. Two years ago Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review on expert website Digital Versus “Unfortunately, some of the colours were pretty far off”.

One iiyama XB3070WQS owner who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it did not have image ghosting. This year Chris said in his review on Amazon “There is a little bit of noticable ghosting, so this monitor is not perfect for gaming.” although he rated it as excellent.

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Expensive

We think this iiyama flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other PC monitors of this type and age. We checked 534 PC monitors of this type and age and they range in price from £51 to £5,421.

Not 3D Compatible

The XB3070WQS is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the XB3070WQS are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Philips 272G5DYEB[plb_3175233_price] or the Samsung SMT-2232[plb_1414672_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the XB3070WQS do not have a built-in camera. The XB3070WQS is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the Philips C272P4QPKEW[plb_3027868_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the XB3070WQS, the XB3070WQS does not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors with an integrated card reader and we think the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the U3014[pl_1655695_price] both from DELL or the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price] is also worth considering.

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High Running Costs

The XB3070WQS is in the most expensive 8% of all 998 LCD screens of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the XB3070WQS will cost £121 over 5 years to run.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

The lowest maximum height adjustment of LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the XB3070WQS is 13mm, the highest is 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. With a maximum height adjustment of only 107 millimeters, the XB3070WQS has one of the lower maximum height adjustments amongst similar spec PC displays of this age.

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Heavy

The XB3070WQS is one of the heavier PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the XB3070WQS (7.4 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The weights of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the XB3070WQS range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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Very Deep

Medium monitors that came out more than two years ago have depths of between 12mm and 560mm, and the average depth is 110mm. With a depth of 477 millimeters, the XB3070WQS is one of the deepest medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the XB3070WQS amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the iiyama XB3070WQS

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market for over two years.

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3 Awards

benchmark.pl Good Product HEXUS.net Approved pcfoster.pl Recommended

Expert Reviews

(7)
20 February 2015

The iiyama ProLite XB3070WQS is available just north of the £650 making it a pricey piece of display technology. Such a premium isn't unreasonable for the level of colour depth and accuracy...

HEXUS.net

20 October 2014

The XB3070WQS got off to a good start. On paper, it looked set to be a good work monitor: wide viewing angles, 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution... Unfortunately, some of the colours were pretty far...

16 December 2014

Vu les prix qui fondent, quand il s'agit d'acheter un nouvel écran informatique, il ne faut pas hésiter à taper dans les très grandes tailles. On vous propose de découvrir le modèle iiyama... Read more…

6 October 2014

Le XB3070WQS partait bien. Sa diagonale, ses angles de vision et sa définition (2560 x 1600) en font sur le papier un bon écran de travail. Hélas, certaines couleurs ne sont pas fidèles, même...

13 July 2015

Iiyama XB3070WQS to udana konstrukcja, praktycznie pozbawiona wad. U?ywanie tego panelu na co dzie? poprawia komfort pracy w przypadku, gdy przesiadamy si? z du?o mniejszego monitora. Posiadacze...

Pcfoster.pl

Wide colour gamut
High colour accuracy
Competitively priced
Good size for a work monitor
2560 x 1600 pixel resolution
Lacks integrated USB hub
Underequipped OSD
Some backlight bleed
Delta E 5.5 by default
Reverse ghosting when Overdrive activated
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 23 June 2016 by Eddie
(Verified Purchase)

Maybe I was just unlucky, but the unit I have suffers horrific backlight bleed, visible when displaying dark pictures in an artificially lit room, sitting arm's length in front of the screen and... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

This monitor is under-rated! The colour on this monitor is vibrant, sharp, and in general very impressive! My copy has virtually no backlighting issues. The DPI is perfect for the monitor of this... Read more…

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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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