ProLite XU2590HS is a 25 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...
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User Reviews Are Good
People who bought this PC display rated this PC monitor 89 out of 100 on average.
Good Picture Quality
Three iiyama XU2590HS-B1 reviewers who bought this PC monitor concluded that it had good colour saturation. Bertie wrote in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Nice colours”. Bertie also mentioned “Very difficult to describe a monitor that is very good at reproducing colours”.
One iiyama XU2590HS-B1 owner mentioned that the product had good picture quality.
Good Product Quality
Some iiyama XU2590HS-B1 owners mentioned in their reviews that the iiyama XU2590HS-B1 was good quality. A few weeks ago Adam wrote on Amazon “Excellent IPS monitor, vivid colours and amazing quality when watching films!” in his iiyama XU2590HS-B1 review. Andy said in his review of the iiyama XU2590HS-B1 on Amazon last year “Connected it via hdmi and the picture quality is perfect for me” and scored it 5 stars.
Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
We checked 1,271 expert and user reviews for iiyama PC screens and found that on average iiyama has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that iiyama has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
Acceptable Noise Level
One iiyama XU2590HS-B1 reviewer who purchased the iiyama XU2590HS-B1 thought it was quiet.
One customer thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Oma wrote in her review of the iiyama XU2590HS-B1 this year “The lack of audio output is not acceptable in an HDMI equipped monitor”.
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LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar age and type to it.
We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the Asus VE248HR[plb_3069904_price] which has better reviews; or the HP 27xw[plb_3047077_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age, the XU2590HS-B1 has a built-in speaker.
There are a number of alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider including the LG 24MB35PH[plb_3354810_price] which has better reviews.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think the 22MB37PU[pl_2996384_price], or the 24MT47D[pl_3195651_price] both from LG is also worth considering.
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC screens of this age and spec is 10° and the widest is 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the XU2590HS-B1 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the XU2590HS-B1.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the XU2590HS-B1 is 18°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the iiyama XU2590HS-B1 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on LCD screens of this type and age.
Has Three Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the XU2590HS-B1 is more than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the XU2590HS-B1. The cables included "AUX" and "DVI" are also found on this PC screen.
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Recent Price Increase of £20.35
In the last 7 days the XU2590HS-B1 has increased in price by £20.35.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age, the XU2590HS-B1 does not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in alternative flatpanel monitors 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].
Not 3D Compatible
The XU2590HS-B1 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the XU2590HS-B1 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XU2590HS-B1, the iiyama XU2590HS-B1 does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.
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Average Running Costs
This PC screen has an energy efficiency classification of A. The XU2590HS-B1 is typical compared to the other 505 PC screens that were launched more than a year ago that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the XU2590HS-B1 will cost £45 over 5 years to run.
Released Over a Year Ago
Iiyama released the XU2590HS-B1 over a year ago.
At 577.5 millimeters, the XU2590HS-B1 has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec.
If you are not bothered about having a wider width then you might want to look at the Neovo LE-24[plb_2736260_price] (571.4mm and cheaper).
Very difficult to describe a monitor that is very good at reproducing colours. You need to see it to believe it! Only criticism is that for some reason the speakers seem to be on the quiet side,... Read more…
Decent IPS monitor for the price. The image quality is relatively good though the blacks are not so good.
It has a good variety of display inputs: HDMI, DVI and VGA.
Display Port would have been... Read more…
Wonderfully clear screen, evenly illuminated, no dead pixels, shows every detail. Perfect for the way I use my desktop PC - for internet, email, word processing, facebook, diary, photo viewing... Read more…
Great Monitor. Unfortunately it is supplied with a two pin US style plug rather than 3 pin for the UK. Contacted Amazon but they didn't really understand what I was saying so I needed to contact... Read more…
I have had the iiyama ProLite XU2590HS now just short of four weeks at time of writing this review.
I bought just one to see how good or bad they are from another seller as it was cheaper from... Read more…
Very impressed with this monitor. Connected it via hdmi and the picture quality is perfect for me. Not using it for games but can quite happily watch tv on it with an excellent picture as well as... Read more…
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