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AOC U2879VF

£284.75
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A multi award winning and 2 year old 3840 x 2160 flatpanel monitor
28" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 80000000:1 LED Oct 2015
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Simply 10
Purchase price £299.99. APR 26.3%.
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£333.59 £30.36* Go to Store
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Paypal 12 months
Purchase price £313.98. APR 14.9%.
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£339.89 £28.32* Go to Store
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Pay4later 12 months
Purchase price £313.98. APR 18.9%.
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£343.74 £26.03* Go to Store
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Paypal 18 months
Purchase price £313.98. APR 14.9%.
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£352.31 £19.57* Go to Store
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Pay in Parts - 24 months
Purchase price £299.99. APR 19.9%.
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£359.48 £13.73* Go to Store
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Paypal 24 months
Purchase price £313.98. APR 14.9%.
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£365.01 £15.21* Go to Store
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Pay4later 24 months
Purchase price £313.98. APR 18.9%.
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£372.94 £14.23* Go to Store
Novatech
24 months credit
Purchase price £307.98. APR 19.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
£9.99 No
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£385.83 £15.66* Go to Store
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£386.76 £72.25* Go to Store
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Pay in Parts - 36 months
Purchase price £299.99. APR 19.9%.
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£390.72 £10.02* Go to Store
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Pay4later 36 months
Purchase price £313.98. APR 18.9%.
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£403.78 £10.34* Go to Store
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Buy now pay 6 months later
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£415.94 £10.72* Go to Store
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Pay nothing for 3 months
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36 months credit
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AOC U2879VF Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the AOC U2879VF number 765 across all PC monitors.
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16 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Average
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Missing Some Features
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1 Year Old
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£170 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has not bad expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 81%, based on 16 reviews. This PC monitor has received two awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshardware.com plus one other site. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of C, and its running costs of £170 over 8 years are in the most expensive 9% of all 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
This AOC PC monitor is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Only one HDMI port
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
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AOC U2879VF In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This LCD screen received an "Editor's Choice" award from both websites Tomshardware.com and Tomshardware.co.uk, both of which thought that this AOC PC screen was terrific.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, pcformat.pl, chip.com.tr and ferra.ru this LCD screen has an average expert rating of 72%.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 10 user reviews the average user rating of this AOC PC display is excellent. 6 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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AOC Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 7,639 expert and owner reviews (including 815 verified purchases), AOC has very good reviews for its PC displays. 96% of those that bought a AOC PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four people concluded that the product was good value for money.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £284.75 it is more expensive than 72% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Up by £81 (28%)

There was a cheaper price of £149 at Scanstation Computers 86 days ago.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the AOC U2879VF and the United Kingdom price of £284.75 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $309.99 (£402.83).

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Features

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other PC monitors, the AOC U2879VF does not have a built-in USB hub. 85% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the U2879VF which has one HDMI port.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the U2879VF is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all LCD screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The AOC U2879VF's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is fairly narrow compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 20% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of LCD screens range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the U2879VF of only 1ms is in the fastest 4% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the AOC U2879VF does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The U2879VF features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of PC screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This AOC flatpanel monitor was released in October 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The efficiency rating of this AOC PC monitor is C, and the U2879VF is in the most expensive 9% of all 2,768 LCD screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the U2879VF will cost £170 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers aoc monitors u2879vf, visipax pru2879vf, visipax 3840x2160, visipax u2879vf, aoc u2879vf
Barcodes 00685417708888, 00779184519010, 04038986185714

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