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...
This iiyama PC display received a "Value for Money" award from Expert Reviews who thought that this PC screen was good value for money.
The XU2390HS is a popular choice of PC screen.
A number of iiyama XU2390HS reviewers who bought the iiyama XU2390HS concluded that it was good value for money. A Smith wrote in their review of the iiyama XU2390HS on Amazon “Great for the price”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Fine good screen for the price” in their review of the iiyama XU2390HS and scored the iiyama XU2390HS 99 out of 100. Two years ago Outtheredude said in their review of this PC monitors “Good replacement for an aging 17" flat screen CRT at a good price”.
One iiyama XU2390HS reviewer who reviewed this PC monitors mentioned that it was cheap. Expertreviews.co.uk said on Expert Reviews “This inexpensive 23in screen is fine for home, office” in their review and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.
Good Picture Quality
A few people who bought it agreed that it had good picture quality. A.k mentioned this year “The graphics look fantastic” in their iiyama XU2390HS review. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus two years ago “With good image quality and wide viewing angles”.
One person wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. A.k mentioned in their iiyama XU2390HS review “The colours are very rich, I'm no expert” and rated it 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
Three iiyama XU2390HS owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Outtheredude wrote in their iiyama XU2390HS review on Amazon “It's a good purchase for a quality display”. Simon said on Amazon “This is a very good quality screen” in his review of this PC monitors but despite that only scored this PC monitors 20 out of 100. Digitalversus.com said “With good image quality and wide viewing angles” in their review.
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Some iiyama XU2390HS owners said in their reviews that this PC monitors was well made. Outtheredude said on Amazon “I'm sure my Logitech X-230 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System beats even the most expensive built in monitor speakers hollow though”. Simon mentioned “This was a real shame because with a more solid stand, one that actually kept the screen stable” although only gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100.
One customer who bought it thought it was strong and durable. Last year A Smith gave this PC monitors a rating of 99 out of 100 and mentioned in their review “A sturdy monitor which has served me well for the past 28 months”.
Easy to Use
One iiyama XU2390HS owner wrote in their reviews that the iiyama XU2390HS was easy to setup. In August this year Dmreview wrote “Easy to set up” in their iiyama XU2390HS review.
One iiyama XU2390HS reviewer reckoned that this PC monitors had a good experience. This year A.k said in their review of this PC monitors 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 person thought it was easy to use the menus. A.k mentioned in their review of the iiyama XU2390HS “Has some good pre- set settings and plenty of ways you can tweak it to increase performance”.
Iiyama PC Monitors Have Good Reviews
Iiyama is one of the better rated flatpanel monitor brands according to average user and expert reviews, and iiyama also has good reviews for its medium monitors.
Good Value for Money
Expert review site Expert Reviews highlighted in their review that this LCD screen was good value for money.
A few customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Outtheredude wrote in their review 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 99 out of 100. Two years ago Expert Reviews wrote “Stylish design, superslim bezel” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.
One person who purchased it thought it was thick. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus “With good image quality and wide viewing angles”.
Excellent Owner Reviews
This PC display has a marvellous average owner rating based on 31 owner reviews.
Price Drop of £10.73
The price of the XU2390HS has dropped by £10.73 in the last 30 days.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar type and age to it.
There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including a cheaper PC display such as the Samsung S23B350, or the Viewsonic VA2214 or you might consider a better rated PC display such as the Benq EW2440 (£124.98).
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the XU2390HS, the iiyama XU2390HS has a built-in speaker.
We compared this PC screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the Asus VN279 (£239.14), and the Benq EW2440 (£124.98) which has a better Rating; or the iiyama B2280WSD which is cheaper are also worth considering.
Has Three Cables Included
The XU2390HS has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays of this spec and age. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DVI" are also found on this PC display.
1080p Video Mode
This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable type and age to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC monitors of this type and age.
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Inferior Technical Features
One person who reviewed the product thought it did not have good features. Outtheredude wrote on Amazon “It may not have some of the more advanced features of other (more expensive) displays”.
Poor Sound Quality
One person mentioned that it did not have good sound quality. Outtheredude mentioned in their iiyama XU2390HS review on Amazon “I can't comment on the sound quality of this monitor as I brought the monitor primarily as a monitor”.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type, the XU2390HS is not 3D compatible.
PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the HP LP2065 (£110.40) which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The XU2390HS does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the XU2390HS also do not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the XU2390HS, the iiyama XU2390HS does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.
Quite Small Viewable Height
At only 286.4 millimeters, the iiyama XU2390HS has a fairly small viewable height compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XU2390HS. PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XU2390HS have viewable heights of between 28mm and 630mm.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on PC screens that were launched around the same time as it.
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OK Running Costs
The average running cost of the XU2390HS is £42 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 795 PC monitors of a comparable type and age.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market for over two years.
5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The XU2390HS has a maximum contrast ratio of 5000000:1. That's 75% less contrast ratio than a 20000000:1 PC monitor, which is the most common contrast ratio.
There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors that have a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available that you might want to look at including a cheaper PC screen such as the iiyama B2283HS (£115.32) or you might consider a higher scoring PC screen such as the LG IPS231P.
If the contrast ratio of this LCD screen is too low for you then you might want to look at the DELL S2240 (£209.97) (8000000:1), the LG 22EA63 (£115.98) (10000000:1), or the HKC 2412A (£104.90) (10000000:1) which is also cheaper.
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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to it.
It may also be worth considering one of the other LCD screens that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including the AOC I2369 (£112.00), or the Benq EW2440 (£124.98) which has a better Rating; or the HKC 2412A (£104.90) which is cheaper.
If the display resolution of this LCD screen is too few for you then you might want to look at the Asus VS24 (£144.72) (1920 x 1200).
At 532.5 millimeters, the XU2390HS has a relatively average width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.
If you are not concerned about having a wider width then you might also want to consider the Acer B236HL (£139.98) (544mm).
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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