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AOC U2879VF

£299.99
£229.99 £70 cheaper than 40 days ago
AOC U2879VF
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A best selling and fully featured 28" flatpanel monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites
28" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 80000000:1 No Oct 2015 C
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£229.99
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AWD-IT
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£237.49
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Aoc U2879VF 28 4k Monitor with AMD FreeSync 3840x2160 1ms DP HDMI DVI MHL - Bla (Brand new, unopened)
£242.00
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Aoc U2879VF 28 4k Monitor with AMD FreeSync 3840x2160 1ms DP HDMI DVI (Brand new, unopened)
£326.99
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AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened)
£346.75
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AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened)
£352.97
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AOC U2879VF 4K 28" 3840 x 2160 1ms VGA/HDMI/DVI/DP LED Monitor (U2879VF) (Brand new, unopened)
£363.59
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AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened)
£367.42
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AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened)
£384.37
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AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened)
£419.40
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AOC U2879Vf 4K Ultra HD 28"LED Monitor
£299.98
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Amazon UK
AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black
£299.99
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AOC U2879Vf 4k Ultra HD 28"LED Monitor with MHL
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£299.99
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Watercooling UK
£305.08
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U2879Vf/28 3840x2160 1ms slim 60Hz
£311.99
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Creative Computing
£325.00
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28" AOC U2879VF Wide 4K, 3840x2160, 1ms, 300cd/m2, DP/HDMI v2.0/DVI/VGA (Brand new, unopened) - on
£326.76
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CCL Computers
AOC U2879VF 28inch LED 1ms Gaming Monitor - 3840 x 2160, 1ms, HDMI, DVI (Brand new, unopened) - on
£327.30
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Epsilon Computers
£329.99
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£330.99
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Communications Solutions
£332.62
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Ginger6
£338.85
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Scanstation Computers
£349.00
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SmartTeck outlet
AOC U2879VF 28" 4K Ultra HD TFT Black computer monitor - U2879VF (Brand new, unopened) - on
£350.52
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AOC U2879VF 28" 4K Ultra HD TFT Black Computer Monitor Monitor - 71.1 Cm ( ), 30 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£358.19
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MirageTek
£362.27
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AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
£363.43
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NEW! AOC U2879VF Featured Led Monitor 28" 27.9 Viewable 3840 X 2160 4K Uhd 2160 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£365.35
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Yachew Ltd
AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
£365.60
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AOC U2879VF (28 inch) LED Monitor 1000_1 300cd/m2 3840x2160 1ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
£370.32
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AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
£374.79
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Aoc U2879VF 28 4k Monitor with AMD FreeSync 3840x2160 1ms DP HDMI DVI (Brand new, unopened) - on
£375.20
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GameSeek MegaStore
AOC U2879VF 28 INCHES 4K LED MONITOR - BLACK | FREE DELIVERY BRAND NEW (Brand new, unopened) - on
£387.18
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AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
£419.99
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£427.07
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Refurbished - AOC U2879VF 28Inch 4K Ultra HD Gaming PC Monitor Computer Screen MHL C Grade (Refurbished)
£194.99
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Used - AOC U2879VF 28 Inches 4K LED Monitor - Black
£263.99
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Purchase price £299.99. APR 26.3%.
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Paypal 12 months
Purchase price £311.99. APR 14.9%.
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£337.74
£28.14*
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Pay4later 12 months
Purchase price £311.99. APR 18.9%.
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£341.56
£25.86*
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Paypal 18 months
Purchase price £311.99. APR 14.9%.
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£350.08
£19.45*
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Currys
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Purchase price £299.99. APR 19.9%.
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£359.48
£13.73*
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Paypal 24 months
Purchase price £311.99. APR 14.9%.
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£362.70
£15.11*
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Ebuyer
Pay4later 24 months
Purchase price £311.99. APR 18.9%.
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£370.57
£14.14*
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Currys
Currys
Pay in Parts - 36 months
Purchase price £299.99. APR 19.9%.
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£390.72
£10.02*
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Ebuyer
Pay4later 36 months
Purchase price £311.99. APR 18.9%.
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£401.22
£10.28*
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Currys
Buy now pay 6 months later
Purchase price £299.99. APR 24.9%. An additional fee of £25.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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36
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£415.94
£10.72*
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Take5
Purchase price £375.20. APR 23.51%.
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£423.04
£79.51*
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36 months credit
Purchase price £375.20. APR 19.9%.
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£501.29
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AOC U2879VF Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the AOC U2879VF number 41 in best selling monitors, number 324 in medium monitors and number 327 across all PC monitors.
88
Reviews
112 Reviews + 2 Awards
80
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
53
Running Costs
£170 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received two awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshardware.com 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 LCD screens with better features are available. However this AOC PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
The U2879VF has an energy efficiency rating of C, and its running costs of £170 over 5 years are in the most expensive 7% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It is one of the best selling PC screens currently on the market. View best selling PC screens January 2018.
Customers report it is fairly priced, excellent product quality and that it is robust.
This PC monitor has some great features:
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Features Picture-in-Picture support
1ms response time
4K UHD resolution

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. The price has dropped from £299.99 to £229.99 in the last 40 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

AOC U2879VF Video Reviews

AOC U2879VF In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The editors of two expert review sites both decided that this LCD screen was good and gave it their highest award. This was from Tomshardware.com and Tomshardware.co.uk who gave it an "Editor Approved".

Average Expert Reviews

Seven experts from sites including PC Mag, pcformat.pl, chip.com.tr and ferra.ru have rated this AOC flatpanel monitor on average 75%.

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Good User Reviews

U2879VF owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor 87 out of 100. Over 86% of reviewers gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Popular Choice

The U2879VF is one the fastest selling flatpanel monitor currently on sale.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

23 owners who purchased it mentioned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Seven people reckoned that the product was good quality.

AOC Has Very Good PC Monitor 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 LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners concluded that it had good colour saturation, two owners who bought it considered that it had clear images and two people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Four customers who bought the product considered that it was good looking.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 63% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old. At £229.99 we think it represents good value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £70 (23%)

The price has dropped from £299.99 to £229.99 in the last 40 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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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 £229.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $297.90 (£410.45).

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this PC display is C. The U2879VF is one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the U2879VF will cost £170 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display was released in October 2015.

Features

3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the U2879VF is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this PC screen has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of PC screens range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The U2879VF's display diagonal of 28" is in the biggest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The U2879VF's response time of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is faster than 98% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all PC displays is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The vertical viewing angle of the U2879VF of only 160° is narrower than 83% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC screens range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The U2879VF's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 75% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other PC displays, the U2879VF does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The U2879VF's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 52% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The U2879VF features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 95% of flatpanel monitors do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

aoc international u2879vf, info 3840x21601ms, contact u2879vf, u2879vf u2879vf, aoc 3840x2160, pumps u2879vf, aoc u2879vf28, aoc d2nkza00, aoc d2nkzs00, info u2879vf, aoc n163802w, aoc bg038ao, aoc 300cdm2, v20dvivga

Barcodes:

00685417708888, 00779177346210, 00779177346227, 04038986185714, 05057103011469

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