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User Reviews Are Excellent
This iiyama PC monitor has a superb average user rating based on 7 user reviews.
A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was a good height. Andy rated this PC monitor as very good and he said “Great resolution, plus a solid, partly metal stand which has tilt, swivel and height adjustment making it very flexible”. T mentioned in their iiyama B2280HS review “Very stable, impressive height adjustment and rotation”.
A number of iiyama B2280HS reviewers who bought this PC monitor thought it was a good weight. T wrote “Plenty of weight in bottom of stand, which makes it far more stable than mostCables provided are greyish white, that look really good with white screen.”.
Easy to Use
A few customers considered that it was easy to use. T gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Great quality display, more practical than many others I have used, Very easy to adjust in height, with one finger it just slides up” in their iiyama B2280HS review. T also said “Rotates easily to portrait which handy for photography”.
One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Andy said in his review on Amazon four years ago “Very easy to get a comfortable and ergonomic viewing position” and scored the iiyama B2280HS 5 stars.
Some iiyama B2280HS reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it was well made. Andy said on Amazon “Excellent product, solid versatile stand”.
One iiyama B2280HS owner who bought the product said that it was a bargain for the price. Andy rated the product as excellent and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Was very disappointed because it had a cheap plastic stand with no ability for even a tilt”.
One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good value for money. Andy wrote on Amazon “Overall I think it is great value for money and appears to be solidly built”.
Iiyama PC Monitors Have Good Reviews
On average iiyama medium monitors have good reviews as do all PC monitors produced by iiyama.
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Good Product Quality
One iiyama B2280HS reviewer who reviewed it said that it was good quality.
Good Picture Quality
One customer said that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Four years ago Andy wrote on Amazon “This iiyama B2280HS has clear colours and great resolution, plus a solid, partly metal stand which has tilt, swivel” in his review of the iiyama B2280HS.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Andy gave it an excellent review and he said on Amazon “HDMI, DVI and good old VGA D plug” in his review of this PC monitor.
Price Has Dropped by £5.11
The B2280HS has dropped in price by £5.11 in the last 37 days.
This LCD screen has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on LCD screens of this age and spec.
Alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer G246H[plb_1403578_price], or the Hanns.G HS221[plb_2361044_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The B2280HS has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the B2280HS do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the iiyama XU2290HS[plb_2134237_price] is also worth considering.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Viewsonic VA2446[plb_1563400_price], or the Asus VX239H-W[plb_3706456_price] is also worth considering.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This LCD screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many PC screens of this spec and age.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite Fast Response Time
Medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the B2280HS have response times of between 1ms and 69ms. With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the B2280HS's response time is one of the fastest amongst LCD screens of this age and spec.
9 Reasons Against
Like most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago, the iiyama B2280HS is not 3D.
PC displays which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Edge10 ES240d Slim[plb_1904863_price] or the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The iiyama B2280HS does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the B2280HS also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price].
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Like most of the other PC screens of this type and age, the iiyama B2280HS does not have a card reader integrated.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the B2280HS have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 1,800°. The B2280HS has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals (only 160 degrees) amongst PC screens of this age.
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Quite Small Viewable Size, Vertical
Across all the PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the B2280HS the viewable size, verticals range from 100mm to 630mm. With a viewable size, vertical of only 268.11 millimeters, the B2280HS has a fairly small viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable type and age to it.
Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)
Across all the PC displays of this spec and age the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm. The B2280HS has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s (only 54.7 centimeters) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
At only 2 Watts, the iiyama B2280HS has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than two years. The lowest RMS rated power of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the B2280HS is 0.5W and the highest is 49W.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the iiyama B2280HS has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC screens of this type and age is 15° and the widest is 180°.
3 Other reasons to consider the iiyama B2280HS
OK Running Costs
The average 5 year running cost of the B2280HS is £37 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC monitors of this spec and age.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Iiyama released the B2280HS over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens of this spec and age.
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