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Expert Reviews Are Excellent
This PC screen received an expert rating of 90% from pcmagazine.ru. This means that experts think this medium monitor is one of the very best medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
NEC Has Excellent Flatpanel Monitor Reviews
NEC medium monitors have excellent reviews on average and across all PC monitors NEC is one of the leading manufacturers.
Good Product Quality
One NEC MultiSync EA244 owner said in their reviews that it was good quality. John Law gave the NEC MultiSync EA244 a score of 4 stars and he said in his review “Elegant case framing a high quality screen”.
One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was good looking.
Easy to Use
One person said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. M. Edwards mentioned “Even so, some software, like Photoshop, are unable to cope with such a high resolution, resulting in miniscule menus and toolbars” and scored it 5 stars.
Good Environmental Credentials
One customer who bought the NEC MultiSync EA244 concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. In October last year M. Edwards wrote on Amazon “There are various means of power saving, in particular”.
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One NEC MultiSync EA244 owner wrote in their reviews that the NEC MultiSync EA244 was a good height. John Law said “Fully adjustable height and angle”.
Three Upstream Ports
The NEC MultiSync EA244 is a three upstream port flatpanel monitor.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The NEC MultiSync EA244 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC display.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the iiyama GB2773HS[plb_2014648_price] which has better reviews; or the iiyama XB2780HSU[plb_1370714_price], or the Samsung S27C750P[plb_3841994_price] which is cheaper.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Unlike most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec which do not have a built-in speaker, the MultiSync EA244 has a built-in speaker.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Philips 271P4QPJ[plb_1445410_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung S27D590[plb_2243830_price], or the Benq BL3200[plb_2590821_price] which has better reviews.
The MultiSync EA244 is a two DisplayPort PC monitor.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the MultiSync EA244 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age. LCD screens of this age and type have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 1,800°.
Two DVI-D Ports
Most PC screens of a similar type and age to the MultiSync EA244 have between 1 and 10 DVI-D ports, including the MultiSync EA244 which has two DVI-D ports.
Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the MultiSync EA244 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. Similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°.
Very Many Display Colour Count
The display colour counts of comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the MultiSync EA244 range from 0.21M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 100M. At 1,073.7 million, the MultiSync EA244 has a very many display colour count compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type.
Two HDMI Ports
The MultiSync EA244 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the MultiSync EA244 have between one and three HDMI ports.
3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the MultiSync EA244 is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most common resolution.
A 3840 x 2160 graphics resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the MultiSync EA244.
Amongst comparable types of LCD screen the worst resolution is 640 x 350.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The MultiSync EA244 has a fairly bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec. The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the MultiSync EA244 is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The MultiSync EA244 is a four USB 3.0 port PC monitor. Most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.
Has Three Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the NEC MultiSync EA244 is more than most medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync EA244. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC screen.
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Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port
The NEC MultiSync EA244 is a one USB Type-A downstream port PC screen. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync EA244 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Price Has Recently Increased by £25.16
In the last fortnight the price of the MultiSync EA244 has increased by £25.16.
Very High Running Costs
The energy efficiency classification of this NEC PC screen is C. The average running cost of the MultiSync EA244 is £86 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run LCD screens of this age and spec.
Not 3D Compatible
The MultiSync EA244 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the MultiSync EA244 are also not 3D compatible.
LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Philips 278G4DHSD[plb_1499355_price], or the Benq BL2710[plb_1729060_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC displays that were released around the same time as the MultiSync EA244 do not have a built-in camera. The MultiSync EA244 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The MultiSync EA244 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the MultiSync EA244 also do not have an integrated card reader.
We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens with an integrated card reader and we think the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.
Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power
The lowest RMS rated audio power of medium monitors that came out more than two years ago is 0.5W and the highest is 49W. At only 2 Watts, the NEC MultiSync EA244 has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other PC displays that were released around the same time as the MultiSync EA244.
Quite High Maximum Power Consumption
At 79 Watts, the MultiSync EA244 has a quite high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec. The average maximum power consumption of similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the MultiSync EA244 is 52W, and the maximum power consumptions range from 5.4W to 250W.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
Across all the flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the MultiSync EA244 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh. The MultiSync EA244 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (76 kilowatt hours) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.
The lightest flatpanel monitor of this spec and age is 3g weight, the heaviest is 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of 7 kilograms, the NEC MultiSync EA244 is one of the heavier flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the MultiSync EA244 amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.
Very High Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the MultiSync EA244 the power consumptions in economy mode range from 0.5W to 48W. The MultiSync EA244 has one of the higher power consumptions in economy mode (41 Watts) amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.
Medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago range in price from £51 to £5,421. We think that this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This NEC PC display has been on the market for over two years.
With a width of 558.2 millimeters, the NEC MultiSync EA244 has a fairly average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the MultiSync EA244.
NEC EA244UHD user review
Mains Cable only EU version supplied - UK mains cable needed at extra cost to use at all.
The supplied displayport to displayport cable was incompatible with my mac... Read more…
The resolution and colour quality of this monitor is just astounding. BUT there are problems which I had not anticipated. Nothing wrong with the monitor, just making it work with Windows 7. It... Read more…
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