ProLite XU2390HS is a 23 LED backlit LCD Screen featuring IPS Panel technology which is considered to be the best all round panel type. It offers accurate and consistent colour reproduction with...
XU2390HS owners on average rated this LCD screen as marvellous.
Four iiyama XU2390HS owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. A Smith said on Amazon “Great for the price”. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor “Fine good screen for the price”. Outtheredude said in their review “Good replacement for an aging 17" flat screen CRT at a good price” .
One iiyama XU2390HS owner wrote in their reviews that it was cheap. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk rated it 4 stars and mentioned “This inexpensive 23in screen is fine for home, office” in their iiyama XU2390HS review.
Good Picture Quality
A number of iiyama XU2390HS reviewers wrote in their reviews that the iiyama XU2390HS had good picture quality. In October this year A.k wrote on Amazon “The graphics look fantastic”. One iiyama XU2390HS reviewer considered that it had good colour saturation. In October this year A.k mentioned on Amazon “The colours are very rich, I'm no expert”.
Good Product Quality
Several customers reckoned that this PC monitor was good quality. Outtheredude wrote “It's a good purchase for a quality display” in their iiyama XU2390HS review and rated the product as very good. Simon said two years ago “This is a very good quality screen” . Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Digital Versus “With good image quality and wide viewing angles” and scored it 4 stars.
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Two customers said in their reviews that the iiyama XU2390HS was well made. Outtheredude wrote in their iiyama XU2390HS review on Amazon two years ago “I'm sure my Logitech X-230 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System beats even the most expensive built in monitor speakers hollow though”. Simon wrote in his review of this PC monitor “This was a real shame because with a more solid stand, one that actually kept the screen stable” but he only scored this PC monitor 1 stars.
One iiyama XU2390HS owner said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. A Smith mentioned in their iiyama XU2390HS review on Amazon last year “A sturdy monitor which has served me well for the past 28 months” and gave the iiyama XU2390HS a very good review.
Easy to Use
One iiyama XU2390HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Dmreview wrote this year “Easy to set up”.
One iiyama XU2390HS owner mentioned in their reviews that the iiyama XU2390HS had a good experience. This month A.k wrote in their review of the iiyama XU2390HS on Amazon “I'm sure he's gonna ask for a 3rd monitor for a real intense gaming experience and if he does it will be another one of these monitors”.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the iiyama XU2390HS was easy to use the menus. This month A.k mentioned in their iiyama XU2390HS review on Amazon “Has some good pre- set settings and plenty of ways you can tweak it to increase performance”.
Good Value for Money
Expert Reviews highlighted in their review that this PC screen was great for its price.
A number of iiyama XU2390HS owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was good looking. Outtheredude wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It provides a very good looking image at native resolution (1920x1080 @ 60Hz) through the analogue VGA interface of my Belkin KVM(A) hooked up to two desktops” and rated it 5 stars. Expert Reviews wrote “Stylish design, superslim bezel” in their review of this PC monitor.
Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors
Based on 1,271 owner and expert reviews, iiyama has good reviews for its PC monitors. iiyama also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.
There are a number of other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung S24D390HL[plb_3841990_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker
The XU2390HS has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the XU2390HS do not have a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the Benq EW2440[plb_2076167_price] which has better reviews; or the Benq GW2450HM[plb_1516157_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the Benq BL2405[plb_1731288_price] is also worth considering.
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
PC displays that have been around for more than two years have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the XU2390HS has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the XU2390HS.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
At 178 degrees, the iiyama XU2390HS has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the XU2390HS. The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 60° to 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Has Three Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the iiyama XU2390HS is more than most PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to it. This iiyama PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the XU2390HS. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DVI" are also found on this PC display.
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Inferior Technical Features
One iiyama XU2390HS reviewer who purchased the product said that it did not have good features. Two years ago Outtheredude said “It may not have some of the more advanced features of other (more expensive) displays” in their review yet they still scored it very highly.
Poor Sound Quality
One customer mentioned that this PC monitor did not have good sound quality. Outtheredude said in their review of the iiyama XU2390HS on Amazon “I can't comment on the sound quality of this monitor as I brought the monitor primarily as a monitor” but even so they still rated the product 5 stars.
Recent Price Increase of £13.53
The XU2390HS has increased in price by £13.53 in the last 59 days.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the XU2390HS, the XU2390HS is not 3D compatible.
PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price].
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The XU2390HS does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the XU2390HS do not have an integrated card reader. The XU2390HS is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
Only One HDMI Port
The XU2390HS is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the XU2390HS have between one and three HDMI ports.
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OK Running Costs
The average 5 year running cost of the XU2390HS is £42 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 998 comparable spec LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this medium monitor was released.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC screens of a comparable type and age to it.
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The XU2390HS has a pretty typical width (532.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens that were launched around the same time as the XU2390HS.
If you would consider a PC monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the Samsung S23C650[plb_1726515_price] (542.9mm).
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 80
Viewable Size Diagonal
0.265 x 0.265
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Windows Operating System
Windows 2000, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows Vista Business
This is a very good quality screen but it comes with a stand that simply isn't up to the job. The stand is so flimsy that the whole thing wobbles from side to side even when just typing. I gave it... Read more…
The power switch on my old 17" flat screen CRT was working less and less often. With no more CRTs around anymore, I've finally had to change to a flat panel display.
I went with this one due to... Read more…
I have a white dead pixel right in the midle... It sucks. There is nothing i could do to revive it. Also, the overdrive option is useless. It causes a lot of ghosting. Aside from that it's an... Read more…
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