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AOC U2868PQU

£398.95
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AOC U2868
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A fully featured and multi award winning 28" PC monitor, with a Gold award from two expert review websites and 6 further awards from other expert sites
28" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 80000000:1 No Mar 2014
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AOC U2868 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the AOC U2868 number 366 in best selling monitors.
89
Reviews
217 Reviews + 8 Awards
56
Value for Money
Average
89
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Age
3 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 72% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. This PC monitor has received eight awards including a "Gold" award from Pcgameware.co.uk plus one other site and a "Recommended" award from Pcfoster.pl plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this AOC PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
The U2868 has running costs of £130 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
Customers report excellent design, that it is robust and good product quality.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)

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AOC U2868 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Eight Industry Awards

Amongst flatpanel monitors, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded.

This PC display was given a "Gold" award by both review websites Pcgameware.co.uk and Nikktech.com, both of which concluded that this flatpanel monitor was terrific.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this AOC flatpanel monitor. This was from Pcfoster.pl and Noticias3d.com who gave it an "Recommended".

Another two expert review sites both thought that this LCD screen was very good. The writer at website Xtremehardware.com said that this PC display was great and gave it a "Silver" award and it received a "Platinum Performance" award from review website Techstation.it who thought it was superb.

The experts at two additional expert review sites both said that this LCD screen was very good. This PC display received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl and Kitguru.net gave it a "Must Have" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC screen is 78 out of 100 based on 20 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, PC Mag and pcgameware.co.uk.

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Average Owner Reviews

Based on 197 owner reviews this flatpanel monitor has an average owner rating of 71%. 72% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Excellent Design

Seven customers considered that the AOC U2868 was good looking and three customers reckoned that it was smooth.

Users Report That it is Robust

Eight owners who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was well made.

AOC Has Very Good PC Display Reviews

Based on 9,636 expert and owner reviews (including 1,350 verified purchases), AOC has very good ratings for its PC screens. 95% of those that bought a AOC flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Seven owners considered that the AOC U2868 was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to setup.

  • Colour settings at good defaults, as well…
    Brendan (Amazon) - September 2015
  • It was super easy to setup, all the different type of cables one could desire are included…
  • You would be advised to use a decent pair of speakers if you are intending to use the monitor for gaming…
  • No problems setting up the monitor - simply clipping in a stand…
  • This monitor was easy to set up…
    Neither (Amazon) - November 2015
  • However they did not swap the other second one yet as they still had "none on stock" and expected us to use the faulty ones until they would get any on stock…
    Dispereo (Amazon) - August 2015

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was thick.

  • This is to be expected from such a slim device…
  • They also claimed that the replacement monitor was "a NEW" (in bold) monitor and not a repaired one - which makes me wonder why the monitor then is scratched and "has a screw loose" (sorry, that just fit perfectly in there…
    Dispereo (Amazon) - August 2015
  • It's scratched on the back and it has s foreign body loose inside it…
    Dispereo (Amazon) - August 2015

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

18 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Connectivity

Two customers agreed that the product was good in terms of connectivity.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality and two people who bought the product thought it had a wide viewing angle.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £220.99 it is in the most expensive 19% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the AOC U2868 and the United Kingdom price of £220.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $399.99 (£554.75).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the U2868 will cost £130 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the most expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released in March 2014.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The AOC U2868's display diagonal of 28" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 12% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the AOC U2868 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this PC display has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the AOC U2868 of only 1ms is faster than 99% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AOC U2868 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The AOC U2868's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 16% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the AOC U2868 of only 160° is narrower than 88% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The AOC U2868's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 23% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Wall Mountable

The AOC U2868 is wall mountable. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The AOC U2868 is a two USB 2.0 port LCD screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

aoc international u2868pqu, u2868pqu u2868pqu, aoc 3840x2160, aoc u2868pqu

Barcodes:

00685417083787, 00750519092521, 04038986184380, 05054533624962, 06854170837874

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