DoubleSight DS-309W Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|4 Years Old|
|£442 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 20?
NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £442 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Fairly slow response time
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DoubleSight DS-309W In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £766.34 it is more expensive than 94% of PC screens.
Price Has Gone Down by £98 (11%)
The price has dropped from £864.21 to £766.34 in the last 21 days.to be notified when the price changes.
Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the DoubleSight DS-309W and the United Kingdom price of £766.34 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $600.00 (£781.08).
2560 X 1600 Pixels Display Resolution
The DS-309W has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all LCD screens is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.
Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
The DS-309W's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 23% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.
Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The DS-309W's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 9% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.
Fairly Slow Response Time
PC displays have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the DS-309W of 7ms is in the slowest 16% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The DS-309W has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Features Picture-in-Picture Support
The DoubleSight DS-309W features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of PC screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This flatpanel monitor was released in December 2012.
High Running Costs
The DS-309W is in the most expensive 2% of all 2,768 LCD screens that we have looked at for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the DS-309W is £442.