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AOC AG271QX PC Monitor

27" 50000000:1 Flat May 2016
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Screen Shape Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £123.06 Electricity cost over 5 years
Twelve industry awards
Has a built-in USB hub
Lots of connectivity options
32 Reviews + 12 Awards Recommended Editor Approved Approved Expert Reviews Recommended
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Twelve Industry Awards

This medium monitor has received twelve awards from flatpanel monitor experts.

The editors of five expert review sites all concluded that this PC display was fantastic and gave it their highest award., and all gave this AOC LCD screen an "Editor's Choice" award and and both gave it an "Editor Approved" award.

The editors of two more expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this flatpanel monitor. This PC screen received a "Recommended" award from both and Expert Reviews.

This AOC PC monitor received an "Approved" award from, it received an "Excellent" award from and it received a "Gamer Award" from

The authors at two more expert review sites both decided that this PC display was good. This PC screen received a "Technology Award" from and it received a "Good Product" award from

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including,, and this flatpanel monitor has an overall expert rating of 86 out of 100.

AOC PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 5,606 user and expert reviews (including 610 verified purchases), AOC has good reviews for its PC displays. AOC also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a AOC PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Reasonably Priced for What You're Getting

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Expert Reviews mentioned “Impressive resolution and refresh rate at its price point” in their review of this PC monitor. Website said “Reasonably priced for what you're getting” and rated the product 80 out of 100.

Not Cheap

We think this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months. The price range of medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months is from £59 to £2,399.


Released Twelve Months Ago

AOC released the AG271QX in May 2016.

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Lots of Connectivity Options

Two owners considered that the AOC AG271QX was good in terms of connectivity. Website wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Lots of connectivity options” and rated it 80 out of 100. They also mentioned “Lots of ports and connectivity” in their review.

Weight & Dimensions

Slim, Attractive Chassis

Three owners who bought it thought it was thin. Website said “Slim Light Industrial Design”. They also mentioned “Slim, attractive chassis” in their review. And also wrote “Thin and light chassis without compromised cooling”.

Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The AG271QX has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other new medium monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Headphone Out

The AG271QX has a headphone out, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC screen.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC monitor have between one and two HDMI ports, including the AG271QX which has two HDMI ports.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AOC AG271QX has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other recently released medium monitors also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC display and we think the MX27 (£365.60), and the PB287Q (£423.18) both from Asus and both of which have better reviews; or the Philips 258B6QUEB (£359.99) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the AG271QX will cost £124 over 8 years to run, which is in the most expensive 15% of all 414 new LCD screens.


Build Quality

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. A few weeks ago Expert Reviews said “Build quality and design”. In April last year website gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Great build quality”.

Stylish Looks

Four owners thought it was good looking. said in their review of this PC monitor “Stylish looks” . Website wrote in April last year “Pretty lighting” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert website mentioned “1 contrast are pretty standard” .

Two people who reviewed the product thought it was well designed.

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Build Quality

Five owners thought the AOC AG271QX was well made. mentioned “Solid colour reproduction”. Expert review site said “It's a pretty solid mission statement o”.


Has an Energy Star Certified

The AG271QX has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last year also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Seven Cables Included

The AG271QX has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on new similar spec PC monitors. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "DisplayPort", "HDMI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this AOC PC monitor.

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Has an HDCP

The AG271QX has an HDCP, as do most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to this PC screen.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC monitor is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the AG271QX has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other latest PC monitors.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the AG271QX has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal amongst similar spec PC screens of this age. Across all the similar spec PC monitors that were launched in the last 12 months the viewing angles, horizontal range from 65° to 180°.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as this LCD screen range from 1ms to 22ms. When compared to other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC monitor that we have checked, the AG271QX's response time of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04038986185417

AOC AG271QX Review Sources

To prepare this AOC AG271QX review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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