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AOC Q2778 PC Monitor

£205.98
27" 80000000:1 LCD Feb 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £76.94 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Popular choice
Good value for money
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Experts in PC monitors really like this LCD screen and have given it five awards.

Three expert review sites thought that this PC display was good. This flatpanel monitor received a "Recommended" award from website HEXUS.net and it received a "Best Buy" award from review site In4.pl who decided it was was a sensible purchase. This PC screen also received a "Gold" award from review site Pcgameware.co.uk.

This PC display was given a "Value for Money" award by websites Pcmasters.de who thought that this PC screen provided a good bang for your buck.

Kitguru.net gave this PC monitor a "Worth Buying" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, gadgetspeak.com, cw.no and xgn.nl the average expert rating of this PC display is 79 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this AOC LCD screen rated this LCD screen 82% on average. 12 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 5,597 expert and owner reviews (including 599 verified purchases) for AOC LCD screens and found that on average AOC has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that AOC has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a AOC flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Popular Choice

The Q2778 is one the best selling PC screen currently available for sale.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released in April 2017.


Price

Good Value for Money

Pcmasters.de highlighted in their review that this flatpanel monitor was great for its price.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was noisy. Bestbuy.com said “It can also be set to trip whenever a preset db noise level occurs” in their review of the AOC Q2778 and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. One person thought this PC monitor was quiet.

Noisy

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was noisy. Bestbuy.com said “It can also be set to trip whenever a preset db noise level occurs” in their review of the AOC Q2778 and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.


Display

Has an HDCP

The AOC Q2778 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC monitors that came out around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the AOC Q2778 has one of the fastest response times amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. The average response time of LCD screens that are a comparable age to this LCD screen is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the comparable spec PC displays that have been available for more than two years the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°. At only 160 degrees, the AOC Q2778 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the LCD screens of a similar age and type to this flatpanel monitor the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°. At only 170 degrees, the AOC Q2778 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The AOC Q2778 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the AOC Q2778 is more than most flatpanel monitors of this type and age. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this AOC flatpanel monitor.

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Design

Well Made

Four customers reckoned that the AOC Q2778 was well made. Newegg.com mentioned “Once I was able to access the camera's built in webpage, most of the settings are pretty easy to figure out if you have some technical knowledge” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com also said “The hardware is built properly” in their review. Digitalversus.com said on Digital Versus “The Q2778VQE has a relatively modest build and finish”.

Good Looking

Eleven people said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Newegg.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Straight forward and as long as you follow the instructions you will be up and running pretty quickly”. Newegg.com also said “The camera comes with the camera itself, flat style Ethernet cable, power adapter, small quick install guide” in their review. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus two years ago “The accurate colours make it a pretty handy tool for productivity” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Three owners who purchased it thought it was well designed. Expert Reviews said last year “Mooi design van de standaard”. Hexus.net said on HEXUS.net “Dobra jako materiaw, ciekawy design, cienkie ramki okalajce matryc doskonay system zawieszenia i regulacji wysokoci ekranu, proste w obsudze Menu OSD” in their review of this PC monitor.

One owner wrote in their reviews that it was neat. Newegg.com wrote four years ago “The range extender is a neat feature, however since I already have full wireless coverage over my entire property, I have it disabled”.

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Respectable Picture Quality

Twelve owners who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Expert Reviews mentioned “Respectable picture quality” in their AOC Q2778 review. Expert Reviews also said “Good overall picture quality” in their review. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “If you are used to watching HD movies, you are going to think the quality is poor.”.

Easy to Setup

Nine people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Newegg.com mentioned “Security is extremely easy to setup” and rated this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars. Newegg.com also wrote “The DCS 933L is a pretty simply camera to setup” in their review. Bestbuy.com said “If you know how to setup a WIFI router, you should be fine, otherwise you”.

Seven owners who reviewed it said that it was easy to use. Newegg.com mentioned “The app is very simple, easy to use” in their AOC Q2778 review. Newegg.com also wrote “This allows you to control and record from multip” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “If you want to use the camera for more of a security purpose” in their review.

Four people who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Expert Reviews said “Rozdzielczo natywna WQHD 2560 x 1440 pikseli, nieza jako obrazu na wprost matrycy, do proste w obsudze Menu OSD”. Four years ago Newegg.com mentioned “The cameras browser interface has a layout of all the menu options on the left hand side”.

Four owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had a good interface. Newegg.com wrote four years ago “The interface is pretty simple”. Newegg.com also wrote “The camera's web interface allows you to view the live video as well as configure motion” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “The camera can backup and restore configuration files through the web interface in case of incident or if you have multiple cameras you want to be the same” in their review.

One owner who reviewed it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. E=mc2 wrote “In fact, in order to sit a comfortable distance away” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Features

Good Features

Four owners said in their reviews that it had good features. Newegg.com said “In order to get to some of the more advanced features of the camera, you can connect to the built-in webpage on the camera itself from your local network” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com also wrote “I think it's awesome that you can have it automatically switch to these features based on hours of operations, etc” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Packed Full of Features for the price” in their review.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Six people who reviewed the product agreed that it had good technical guidance. Newegg.com mentioned “The range in the manual is 15 feet so it is great for indoors.” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Two years ago Bestbuy.com mentioned “The included setup instructions were very easy to follow”. Newegg.com also said “Can use Zero Configuration setup if your router supports it or manual setup” in their review.


Price

Competitively Priced

Fourteen people concluded that the AOC Q2778 was good value for money. Hexus.net said on HEXUS.net “Competitively priced”. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “If you're only interested in image quality and don't want any additional features, you can get a decent screen at a good price” in their review of this PC monitor. Expertreviews.co.uk also wrote “The AOC Q2778VQE is the perfect example, offering impressive quality on a budget by dint of including no fancy extras whatsoever” in their review.


Smart TV

Email Functionality

Seven people who reviewed the product said that it had email functionality. Newegg.com mentioned four years ago “You can select zones to monitor so if any motion is detected it will send you an email notification via mydlink website (which I did get it to work” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com also said “You can take pictures, have it take pictures and email you them every 300 seconds” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Setup of the email notification was relatively simple via the website with Hotmail, Gmail” in their review.

One person thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Hexus.net mentioned on HEXUS.net “Plethora of connectivity options”.

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Respectable Picture Quality

Eleven customers wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Newegg.com wrote “Very clear night vision for the resolution provided - In some instances, especially when the camera is pointed at a situation that has a hotspot” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com also mentioned “The image quality is actually pretty good” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Night vision worked better than I had expected, bu” in their review.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Hexus.net wrote in their review of this PC monitor on HEXUS.net “Vibrant colours”. One person mentioned in their reviews that it had image ghosting. In April last year Expert Reviews said “1ms response time and little ghosting” in their review of this PC monitor.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the AOC Q2778 had a flickering image. Gregory B. said on Newegg.com two years ago “The monitor is completely flicker free as it does not use PWM to adjust brightness” in his review of this PC monitor and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars.

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The Q2778 is typical compared to the other 1,088 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the Q2778 will cost £77 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers q2778vqe 2560x14401msvgadvidhdmidp, aoc international q2778vqe, info 2560x14401ms, q2778vqe q2778vqe, website q2778vqe, aoc q2778vqe27, aoc aocq2778v, info q2778vqe, aoc 2560x1440, aoc p220929p, aoc 350cdm2
Barcodes 00685417097982, 00763109154530, 04038986185134, 04058829157395

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