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AOC Q2770PQU PC Monitor

27" 80000000:1 LED Oct 2013
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £169.21 Electricity cost over 5 years
Fourteen industry awards
Good value for money
Good value for money
160 Reviews + 14 Awards
alphr.com Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star Expert Reviews Ultimate macworld.co.uk Editor's Choice
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Reviews

Fourteen Industry Awards

Amongst medium monitors that have been available for more than two years, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most awarded.

Review websites Pcfoster.pl, Twojepc.pl and Alphr.com all endorse this AOC PC display and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This PC screen was given a "Silver" award by both review sites Xtremehardware.com and Pcgameware.co.uk, both of which thought that this medium monitor was great.

Three other expert review sites endorsed this LCD screen. The writer at review site Elektroniktest.dk gave this PC display a "Gold" award and concluded it was exceptional and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Macworld.co.uk. This AOC PC display also received a "Value for Money" award from review website Pcmasters.de who said it was good value for money.

Digital Versus and 01net.com both gave this PC screen a "5 Star" award and it received an "Ultimate" award from Expert Reviews.

This AOC PC display received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com, Ferra.ru gave it a "Best Product" award and Ua.gecid.com gave it a "High Functionality" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, chip.com.tr and elektroniktest.dk the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 89%. This means that experts think this PC screen is one of the very best flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Q2770PQU owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor as marvellous. 101 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

AOC LCD Screens 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 manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a AOC PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good Value for Money

Twenty-nine people said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Website Newegg.com gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote also three years ago “For office work and general use this is an outstanding value, offering good detail from white to black”. Three years ago expert review site Alphr.com said in their review of the AOC Q2770PQU “A bargain of a 27in WQHD monitor with a decent adjustable stand” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. P. White said on expert website Amazon “Is cheap”.

Six customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was expensive. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “You’d expect a large, 2,560x1,440 display to be overly expensive.” . P. White said in their review of this PC monitor “It has the same panel as the £100 more expensive Asus P278Q so where are the costs cut? Well the plastic of the case is one” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5. Tom wrote on expert review site Amazon “Unless you are a visual professional in which you should spend more on a more expensive 1440p monitor” however he only gave it a rating of 40 out of 100.

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Good Value for Money

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


Good Picture Quality

Nine customers said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Three years ago website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Excellent calibrated image quality with 99.8 sRGB color space coverage”. They also said “Graphics quality” in their review. Djt wrote “Fantastic image quality, 2 usb 2.0” in their review of the AOC Q2770PQU.

Five owners who reviewed the product thought it had good colour saturation. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Near perfect color saturation and vibrancy”. Rob he wrote “Brilliant colours and rock solid display”. Cvl scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said on expert review site Amazon three years ago “Colours are fine”.

Two customers reckoned that it had image ghosting. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Ghosting is absolutely minimal without the Overdrive too high”. They also said “Fast pixel response times with minimal overshoot ghosting” in their review.

Two owners who purchased it concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. Grem wrote on expert review site Amazon two years ago “Excellent screen quality and viewing angle” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was October 2013 when this LCD screen was released.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Q2770PQU has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this LCD screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Eizo FlexScan EV2455WFS3 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Energy

High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the Q2770PQU will cost £170 over 8 years to run, which is in the most expensive 9% of all 1,092 LCD screens of this age and spec.


Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The Q2770PQU is wall mountable. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years also are wall mountable.

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Display

Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Q2770PQU has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal amongst medium monitors of this age. LCD screens of this age and spec have viewing angles, horizontal of between 18° and 1,800°.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Q2770PQU has one of the widest viewing angles, vertical amongst PC screens of this age. Flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to this flatpanel monitor have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°.

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Has an HDCP

The Q2770PQU has an HDCP, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to this LCD screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the Q2770PQU has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC display. The response times of PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC screen range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

The Q2770PQU is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC screen have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Design

Good Quality

Twenty-one customers said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Website Newegg.com mentioned “High quality plastic used for the stand”. Expert review site Macworld.co.uk mentioned “For a large high-resolution IPS screen at a premium price of around £400 you'd expect decent build quality and full sRGB coverage”. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of the AOC Q2770PQU “A 27in monitor with a 2,560x1,440 resolution and superb picture quality”.

Well Designed

Three customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was good looking. Expert review site Pcgameware.co.uk said three years ago “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. Wizzar mentioned also three years ago “Seriously good looking monitor! Crysis 2 looks awesome on this, movies are crisp” in their review of this PC monitor. Paul said on expert review site Amazon “The monitor is an impressive piece of kit giving me a beautiful 2560 x 1440 @ 60hz”.

Two people agreed that the product was well designed. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Smart Design - Blacks look deep compared to the matte grey, plastic bezel” . Cozytoad said three years ago “Very nice monitor, excellent design and fantastic, colourful display”.

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Strong and Durable

Eight owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it was well made. P. White said in their review of this PC monitor “I have my screen mounted on a Lavolta dual monitor arm now, which is much more solid”. Mr A. mentioned “I think you would have to have a very demanding task and sensitive user to actually need a better display panel Display support solid” in his review of the AOC Q2770PQU. Three years ago David L. said “It's a nearly glow free, very high quality panel and the chassis is very well built.” in his review of this PC monitor.

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Website Newegg.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Stand is very sturdy and bottom heavy” in their review of this PC monitor. Marks mentioned on expert website Amazon three years ago “It comes with all the cables you could ever need, looks good and sturdy” and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

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Easy to Use

Six owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use. Website Newegg.com wrote “It is functional and fairly easy to navigate, I liked the gamma control”. They also mentioned “USBsoftware OSD control is a wonderful feature” in their review. Oisin Mulvihill wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Excellent monitor, great picture, very handy usb hub”.

Two people who purchased the product wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Digital Versus wrote “Good colour fidelity with custom settings”. Website Newegg.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “OSD menu is fantastic, very deep, lots of features.”.

Two customers who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was easy to setup. Mr. Geoffrey King wrote “Very easy to set up, comes with all the connection cables you should ever need” . Cc said “Really easy to setup” in their AOC Q2770PQU review.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers who reviewed the product thought it was heavy and bulky. Mr A. scored it 4 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website Amazon “Rather heavy due to built in power supply”.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers aoc international q2770pqu, aoc 2560x1440, aoc q2770pqu
Barcodes 00044111666052, 00685417083985, 00733326734075, 00803982785428, 00846829714526, 00863189989142, 00898029666457, 04038986183871, 04038986183901, 05054230727959, 05054484561538, 06854170839854, 09154403295974

AOC Q2770PQU Review Sources

To prepare this AOC Q2770PQU 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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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