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AOC Q2770PQU PC Monitor

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27" 80000000:1 LED Oct 2013
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
This 27 LED-backlit monitor featuresWQHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels (Wide Quad HD gives four times the resolution of 720p HDTV). It is an ideal solution for those who want the best possible... More
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AOC Q2770PQU 27 1440p Monitor Review - By TotallydubbedHD

22 Reasons For

Fourteen Industry Awards

Experts in PC displays rave about this PC display and have given it fourteen awards.

This PC screen was given a "Recommended" award by Pcfoster.pl, Twojepc.pl and Alphr.com all of whom decided that this LCD screen was good.

The reviewers at two other expert review sites both said that this LCD screen was very good. Xtremehardware.com and Pcgameware.co.uk both gave this PC display a "Silver" award.

The reviewers at three other expert review sites liked this medium monitor. This AOC PC monitor received an Elektroniktest.dk "Gold" award and it received a Macworld.co.uk "Editor's Choice" award. This flatpanel monitor also received a "Value for Money" award from Pcmasters.de who wrote it was great for its price.

The writers at three other expert review sites all concluded that this PC display was good. This LCD screen received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and 01net.com and it received an "Ultimate" award from Expert Reviews.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, macworld.co.uk and gadgetspeak.com this flatpanel monitor has an overall expert rating of 89 out of 100. LCD screen experts think this medium monitor is one of the better PC monitors of this spec and age.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this flatpanel monitor rated it as marvellous.

Easy to Use

Some customers who bought the product mentioned that it was easy to use. Markv scored this PC monitor very highly and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “They are hard to use and you need to feel your way with your fingers to find them”.

A few AOC Q2770PQU reviewers who purchased it considered that it was easy to setup. Cc wrote on Amazon three years ago “Really easy to setup”. Mr. Geoffrey King wrote on Amazon “Very easy to set up, comes with all the connection cables you should ever need”.

One AOC Q2770PQU owner concluded that the AOC Q2770PQU was easy to assemble. Paul mentioned “The monitor was easy to put together, requiring you to rotate the stand arm through 90 degrees (assuming your want it in landscape format) slot the round stand base onto it”.

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Robust

Some people who purchased this PC monitor thought it was well made. Mr A. mentioned on Amazon “Sensitive user to actually need a better display panelDisplay support solid” in his review of this PC monitor. Mr A. also mentioned “Rather heavy due to built in power supply”. P. White rated the AOC Q2770PQU 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “I have my screen mounted on a Lavolta dual monitor arm now, which is much more solid”.

One customer reckoned that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Marks wrote on Amazon “It comes with all the cables you could ever need, looks good and sturdy” in their review and scored it 5 stars.

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Good Connectivity

Five people wrote in their reviews that the AOC Q2770PQU was good in terms of USB connections. Three years ago Arthur Lowe mentioned on Amazon “The built-in USB hub is a bonus if like me you use a lot of USB stuff” in his review of this PC monitor and scored the product 5 stars. Brian Woodburn wrote on Amazon “The AOC Q2770Pqu has the advantage of being around £100 cheaper than the Asus and it has a USB hub which is a bonus” in his review of the AOC Q2770PQU and rated it as excellent. Oisin Mulvihill said in their AOC Q2770PQU review three years ago “Excellent monitor, great picture, very handy usb hub” and gave this PC monitor a very good rating.

One person said in their reviews that this PC monitor had email functionality. P. White wrote on Amazon three years ago “Inbuilt speaker(s?) are usable and helpful for new email pings or watching the odd youtube video”.

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Good Product Quality

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. David rated the AOC Q2770PQU 5 stars and he wrote in his review on Amazon “Excellent quality screen”. Djt mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic image quality, 2 usb 2.0” and rated it 5 stars. Garfield Kennedy rated it as very good and he mentioned on Amazon “Brilliant 27" high quality best value 2nd screen for iMac” in his AOC Q2770PQU review.

Reasonably Priced

Some AOC Q2770PQU owners who bought it considered that it was good value for money. Brian Woodburn said on Amazon “Amazing value 2560x1440 PLS Screen”. Cougarsamurai mentioned “Great monitor at a great price”. Craig M. mentioned in his AOC Q2770PQU review last year “For a supplier I'd never heard of, AOC have blown me away with their much more affordable 27" high density display” .

A few AOC Q2770PQU owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Cougarsamurai mentioned in their AOC Q2770PQU review “You may have to wait it out to get a bargain”. Three years ago Cozytoad said in their AOC Q2770PQU review on Amazon “I've decided not to exchange it for the same model as I feel that the build quality is a little on on nasty side of "cheap” nonetheless they rated it 3 stars. Marios Filis mentioned “The plastics of the frame are a bit on the cheap side and the base does not exude quality (though it is sturdy enough” and gave this PC monitor an excellent review.

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Good Picture Quality

Some AOC Q2770PQU reviewers thought it had good picture quality. Grumpy Grouter mentioned on Amazon “Excellent picture quality”. Markv said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Very good image quality”. Three years ago Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of the AOC Q2770PQU “A 27in monitor with a 2,560x1,440 resolution and superb picture quality”.

Several people considered that the product had good colour saturation. Cvl gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review “Colours are fine”. Two years ago Jj9k said “Excellent display; accurate colours”. Matt Wagstaff mentioned three years ago “Brightness and colours are crisp” in his AOC Q2770PQU review.

Several people reckoned that this PC monitor had a wide viewing angle. Grem scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Excellent screen quality and viewing angle”.

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Nice Design

A number of AOC Q2770PQU reviewers who purchased it considered that it was good looking. Paul wrote in his AOC Q2770PQU review two years ago “The monitor is an impressive piece of kit giving me a beautiful 2560 x 1440 @ 60hz”. Wizzar mentioned on Amazon “Seriously good looking monitor! Crysis 2 looks awesome on this, movies are crisp”. Expert review site Pcgameware.co.uk gave the AOC Q2770PQU a score of 5 stars and said “Its uncomplicated styling is good and it supports all the display connectivity you're likely to want, includ” in their review of the AOC Q2770PQU.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the AOC Q2770PQU was a good design. Cozytoad said on Amazon three years ago “Very nice monitor, excellent design and fantastic, colourful display”. One AOC Q2770PQU reviewer reckoned that the AOC Q2770PQU was neat. Two years ago Paul mentioned on Amazon “There is a cable tidy clip on the stand arm”.

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AOC PC Displays Have Good Reviews

AOC has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Size

A few AOC Q2770PQU owners reckoned that the AOC Q2770PQU was a good height. Grem mentioned on Amazon “It also has fully adjustable height, down to 45mm from the desktop, making it ideal for limited space, or positioning on a riser” in their review. Markv said on Amazon “The height adjustability and the swivel capacity are very good additions”.

One AOC Q2770PQU reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was good physically. Three years ago Cc rated it as very good and said in their review of this PC monitor “Has a small physical footprint (unlike my first attempt”.

One customer reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Paul mentioned “It's not heavy” and rated it as excellent.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Pcmasters.de highlighted in their review that this PC display provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Support

One AOC Q2770PQU reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it had good technical guidance. Digitalversus.com gave the AOC Q2770PQU a very good rating and mentioned on expert website Digital Versus “We've updated our monitor buyer's guide with a fresh pick of favourite models for general computing, graphic design, gaming”.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Q2770PQU has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the Q2770PQU do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the Q2770PQU has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the Q2770PQU. Flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the Q2770PQU have viewing angle, verticals of between 15° and 180°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontals of similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years range from -5° to 1,800°. The AOC Q2770PQU has one of the widest viewing angle, horizontals (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

At 597.89 millimeters, the Q2770PQU has a quite big viewable size, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The average viewable size, horizontal of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 520mm, and the viewable size, horizontals range from 1mm to 820mm.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The Q2770PQU has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. The display brightnesss of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Q2770PQU range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Vertical

The AOC Q2770PQU has a quite big viewable size, vertical (336.31 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the Q2770PQU. Across all the flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago the viewable size, verticals range from 100mm to 630mm.

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Q2770PQU has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) is also found on this PC display. The resolution of all medium monitors that have been around for more than two years ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The Q2770PQU is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the Q2770PQU are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Q2770PQU does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the Q2770PQU also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC displays of this type and age do not have a card reader integrated. The Q2770PQU is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a card reader integrated that you might want to consider include the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price] both from DELL or the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price].

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Running Costs Are High

The average 8 year running cost of the Q2770PQU is £170 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 1,019 PC monitors of a comparable age and type.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Q2770PQU is a one HDMI ports quantity PC display.

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1 Other reason to consider the AOC Q2770PQU

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this AOC PC monitor was released.

Specification

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3D
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HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
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Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
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Power Consumption (standby)
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14 Awards

pcmasters.de Value for Money twojepc.pl Recommended Les Numeriques.com 5 Star pcgameware.co.uk Silver alphr.com Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 5 Star ua.gecid.com High Functionality ferra.ru Best Product xtremehardware.com Silver Expert Reviews Ultimate elektroniktest.dk Gold pcfoster.pl Recommended macworld.co.uk Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(32)
4 July 2014

A bargain of a 27in WQHD monitor with a decent adjustable stand and solid all-round image quality...

Alphr.com

22 June 2014

The screen can be rotated through 90 degrees to portrait mode for those applications that need it. This, in fact, is also quite useful as it makes it quite easy to access the power and signal... Read more…

12 May 2014

A 27in monitor with a 2,560x1,440 resolution and superb picture quality...

Expert Reviews

12 May 2014

For a large high-resolution IPS screen at a premium price of around £400 you'd expect decent build quality and full sRGB coverage. You get that, and a consistent image with impressive colour...

Macworld.co.uk

16 April 2014

For content writers and image editors such as myself, having a large display with a high-resolution to work on and maximise our workspace is virtually a must have and whilst a 1920 x 1080... Read more…

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User Reviews

(69)
Reviewed 27 February 2015 by Eric P.
(Verified Purchase)

Bought a pair and a dual monitor mount (VESA). But plastic monitor housing is so flimsy around the VESA mounting that the monitor sags under its own weight and tilts forward at the top. Had to... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2014 by Alexander S.

Once calibrated, the AOC Q2770QPU offered the best colour accuracy out of any semi-glossy sub $1000.00 monitor I have ever seen, however, the perceived black levels weren't as good as the... Read more…

High quality plastic used for the stand and casing
Fully adjustable stand
Smart Design - Blacks look deep compared to the matte grey, plastic bezel
Displayport, Dual-Link DVI, HDMI, VGA and 4x USB 3.0 Ports
Does not use LED PWM Dimming or is Flicker Free
Preset yellow tint
Panel lottery, there is a chance that you may receive a completely glow free Samsung-PLS panel versus one with some corner glow as others have described (mine was completely glow free for reference
Poor out of the box performance until calibrated
Gamma modes have unusual values
Strange dark "stain" in 1 corner on white. It's feint, brownishyellowish. I guess I would call this PLS "glow". There is a very feint but much wider dispersing silver tinted glow to some of the other
Reviewed 24 April 2014 by David L.
(Verified Purchase)

USB hub, nice. Lots and lots of extras, but... it's just not fast enough to satisfy a gamer coming from a display like the Eizo Foris FG2421. For good colors and fast response and 120Hz it's that... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Surprisingly good monitor. These have the same resolution as a 27" iMac and with a bit of contrast tweaking the picture quality is certainly unbelievably close to the iMac's own display which is... Read more…

Reviewed 29 March 2016 by Kents
(Verified Purchase)

Very good monitor...

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Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £166.65
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £169.21
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00685417083985, 00733326734075, 04038986183871, 04038986183901, 05054230727959, 05054484561538, 06854170839854, 09154403295974

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