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Iiyama B2888UHSU PC Monitor

28" 5000000:1 LED Jul 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £91.01 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Good connectivity
Poor design
16 Reviews + 3 Awards
hardware.info Silver Award uk.hardware.info Silver Digital Versus 5 Star
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The experts at two expert review sites both thought that this PC display was great. This LCD screen received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info and it received a "Silver" award from Uk.hardware.info.

This iiyama PC monitor received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This LCD screen has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on five expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, zdnet.be and 01net.com.

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this LCD screen rated it as 89 out of 100. Over 85% of reviewers gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars.

Iiyama LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,308 user and expert reviews (including 129 verified purchases), iiyama has good reviews for its LCD screens. iiyama also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

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Design

Poor Design

One owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was not smooth. One owner considered that this PC monitor was not well designed. Giacomo Lacava mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “A win for Japanese mad skillz at industrial design”.

Good Product Quality

One customer who bought the iiyama B2888UHSU considered that it was good quality. It Monkey scored it 8 stars and wrote “Excellent Ultra HD Monitor - I use this monitor as a dual monitor along side a 27" iMac mostly for photography and the picture quality is absolutely outstanding”.

Robust

One person who purchased it considered that it was well made. Giacomo Lacava rated it 8 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “If only Iiyama had built better buttons and Apple had proper Thunderbolt drivers, I would have given it 5 stars”.

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned that the product was easy to use the menus. Two years ago It Monkey gave it a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “The only downside that I experienced with the monitor is that menu keys are bit awkward to navigate”.


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Good Connectivity

One owner who purchased the iiyama B2888UHSU thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “It does offer the best connectivity options and displays accurate colours” in their review of the iiyama B2888UHSU.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Two owners who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews three years ago “Like other budget Ultra HD displays” in their review of this PC monitor. Giacomo Lacava wrote in the same month “It's a massive hi-res screen for a cheap price” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was expensive. It Monkey mentioned “The monitor also comes with a reassuring 3 YEAR Warranty - try getting that included with the overpriced Apple Monitor” in their iiyama B2888UHSU review. Chris scored it 8 stars and he said “A tad expensive” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the B2888UHSU is £92 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC displays of a comparable age and type.


Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had good picture quality.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in April 2017.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The B2888UHSU has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

We compared all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 25UM65, the AOC d2757Ph, and the HP ENVY 24 is also worth considering.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The B2888UHSU features Picture-in-Picture support. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC monitor also feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The iiyama B2888UHSU has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Six Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the iiyama B2888UHSU is more than most PC displays that are a similar age to it. This PC monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors of this type and age. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "DVI", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this iiyama PC screen.

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Display

Has a Separate H/V Sync

The B2888UHSU has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to this PC display.

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Has an HDCP

The B2888UHSU has an HDCP. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to this PC display also have an HDCP.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

At only 160 degrees, the B2888UHSU has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC monitor. Across all the similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to this LCD screen the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 170°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the B2888UHSU has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the B2888UHSU's response time is one of the fastest amongst flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to this PC display. PC screens of this type and age have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

The iiyama B2888UHSU is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00700461049197, 04016138921854, 04948570113392, 05054484661085

iiyama B2888UHSU Review Sources

To prepare this iiyama B2888UHSU review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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