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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12 Reasons For
Good Picture Quality
Three people agreed that this PC monitors had good colour saturation. Adam wrote “Excellent IPS monitor, vivid colours and amazing quality when watching films!” in his review of the iiyama XU2590HS-B1. Bertie wrote “Nice colours” in her iiyama XU2590HS-B1 review. Bertie also mentioned “Very difficult to describe a monitor that is very good at reproducing colours”.
One iiyama XU2590HS-B1 reviewer said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Andy and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Connected it via hdmi and the picture quality is perfect for me”.
Across all PC monitors, the XU2590HS-B1 is one the most popular products currently on sale according to sales data from Amazon.
Good Product Quality
Two customers who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. This year Adam mentioned on Amazon “Excellent IPS monitor, vivid colours and amazing quality when watching films!” in his review of the iiyama XU2590HS-B1. Andy said on Amazon “Connected it via hdmi and the picture quality is perfect for me” in his iiyama XU2590HS-B1 review.
Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
On average iiyama medium monitors have good reviews as do all PC monitors built by iiyama.
Acceptable Noise Level
One iiyama XU2590HS-B1 reviewer concluded that the product was quiet.
One iiyama XU2590HS-B1 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Oma said on Amazon “The lack of audio output is not acceptable in an HDMI equipped monitor”.
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Good User Reviews
On average, based on 9 user reviews this iiyama PC monitor has an overall user rating of 89%.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other PC monitors of this age and type, the XU2590HS-B1 has a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the Fujitsu L21T-1 (£110.67), the Neovo LE-22 (£137.76), or the LG 22MT44DP-PZ is also worth considering.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the iiyama XU2590HS-B1 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst PC screens of this age. The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors of this type and age range from 18° to 180°.
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
At 178 degrees, the iiyama XU2590HS-B1 has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. The vertical viewing angles of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the XU2590HS-B1 range from 10° to 180°.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
Has Three Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the XU2590HS-B1 is more than most PC screens of this spec and age. The most commonly found cable included is USB, but this cable included is not found on this iiyama PC monitor. The cables included AC, AUX and DVI are also found on this PC screen.
7 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC monitors of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The XU2590HS-B1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We compared this PC display to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in camera and we think the Viewsonic VG2437 (£163.84), or the DELL UZ2215H (£203.10) is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The XU2590HS-B1 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec also do not have an integrated card reader.
Not 3D Compatible
Most PC screens of this spec and age are not 3D compatible. The iiyama XU2590HS-B1 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens of this spec and age.
Alternative PC monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available which you might also want to consider include the Samsung S22E450F (£114.14) which has a better Rating.
If the display resolution of this medium monitor is too few for you then you might want to look at the Acer G247HYL (£89.99) (1920 x 1200 and cheaper).
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar age and type to it.
Only One HDMI Port
The iiyama XU2590HS-B1 is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the XU2590HS-B1 have between one and three HDMI ports.
5 Other reasons to consider the iiyama XU2590HS-B1
Average Running Costs
This iiyama flatpanel monitor has an energy efficiency rating of A. The average 5 year running cost of the XU2590HS-B1 is £45 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 486 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
This PC screen has been on the market for over a year.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable age and type to it.
We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the Samsung S24E200BL (£94.97) which is cheaper; or the Samsung S22E450F (£114.14) which has a better Rating are also worth considering.
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5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This PC display has a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.
We compared all the other PC screens that have a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio to this PC screen and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Z24nf (£178.46), and the EliteDisplay E232 (£106.45) both from HP is also worth considering.
If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor with a higher contrast ratio then you might want to consider the HP 22vx (£99.99) (8000000:1), or the Asus VS229 (£54.71) (8000000:1) which is also cheaper.
At 577.5 millimeters, the XU2590HS-B1 has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the XU2590HS-B1.
Flatpanel monitors with a wider width that might be worth looking at include the Neovo LE-24 (£48.64) (571.4mm).
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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