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iiyama XU2490HS-B1

Iiyama XU2490HSB1 PC Monitor

£139.08
£127.08 £12.00 cheaper than 12 days ago
23.8" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Jun 2015
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ProLite XU2490HS is a 24 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... More
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10 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

Three iiyama XU2490HS-B1 owners thought it was good value for money. In October this year Jimbo rated it 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the iiyama XU2490HS-B1 “Amazing screen for the price”. Jimbo also said “Excellent value for money”.

Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 1,271 expert and user reviews for iiyama LCD screens and found that on average iiyama has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that iiyama has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

Price Drop of £12.00

The XU2490HS-B1 has dropped in price by £12.00 in the last couple of weeks.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including the DELL E2314H[plb_2095841_price] which is cheaper; or the AOC G2460VQ6[plb_3032738_price], or the Benq GW2270[plb_3068635_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The iiyama XU2490HS-B1 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC monitors of this type and age also have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think the LG 24MB37PY[plb_2884856_price], and the Wortmann AG 2455W[plb_2872967_price] which is cheaper; or the iiyama XUB2390HS-B1[plb_2660491_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

LCD screens of this spec and age have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°. The XU2490HS-B1 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the XU2490HS-B1 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for more than a year. PC monitors that were released one year ago have horizontal viewing angles of between 18° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Very Big Viewable Height

The XU2490HS-B1 has one of the biggest viewable heights (527 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest viewable height of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the XU2490HS-B1 is 230mm, the biggest is 700mm, and the average viewable height is 320mm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the XU2490HS-B1 have annual energy consumptions of between 22kWh and 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 32 kilowatt hours, the XU2490HS-B1 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the XU2490HS-B1.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The XU2490HS-B1 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the XU2490HS-B1 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the Asus VK248H[plb_2969185_price], the Philips 221S6QYKMB[plb_3015788_price], or the Viewsonic VG2437[plb_2780335_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The XU2490HS-B1 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the XU2490HS-B1, the XU2490HS-B1 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

When compared to other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the XU2490HS-B1 that we have checked, the iiyama XU2490HS-B1's viewable width of only 296.64 millimeters is one of the smallest. PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to the XU2490HS-B1 have viewable widths of between 280mm and 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC screens of this age and spec.

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Only 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 this age and type.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The XU2490HS-B1 has one of the dimmer display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst LCD screens of this age. The average display brightness of comparable spec PC screens that have been available for more than a year is 280 cd/m².

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Only One HDMI Port

The XU2490HS-B1 is a one HDMI port PC display.

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3 Other reasons to consider the iiyama XU2490HS-B1

Running Costs Are Average

This LCD screen is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the XU2490HS-B1 will cost £39 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 505 PC displays that came out more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when iiyama released the XU2490HS-B1.

Average Width

With a width of 540 millimeters, the XU2490HS-B1 has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the XU2490HS-B1.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the DELL S2415H[plb_2570661_price] (539.2mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
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Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
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Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
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VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
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Power LED
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OSD Language
On Screen Menu Display
LED Indicator
Power
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Energy Star Certificate
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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 11 August 2016 by Karl Tremain
(Verified Purchase)

Got this screen as the IPS panel was recommended by a friend, and he wasn't wrong. The screen gives great black and saturation straight out the box. Note that there are further improvements to be... Read more…

Reviewed 22 April 2016 by Jimbo | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent value for money but annoyingly it comes with an EU plug but the power converter has a 3 pin config so you can just switch out the kettle lead into the power adapter for a UK one.... Read more…

Reviewed 30 January 2016 by Rockybottom
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant picture both colour and clarity. Makes my older one look dull.

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £35.09
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £38.13
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the iiyama XU2490HS-B1uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama p226859, iiyama p226859p, code xu2490hsb1, apple xu2490hsb1, code iixu2490hsb1, iiyama xu2490hsb1, iiyama iiyxu2490hsb1
Barcodes 04948570114054

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