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Iiyama GB2488HSU Review
|53 Reviews + 7 Awards|
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|1 Year Old|
|£94 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 42?
It has outstanding expert reviews and not bad user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%, based on 53 reviews. This PC monitor has received seven awards including a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info and a "Best Buy" from Expert Reviews. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £94 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is fairly priced.
This iiyama PC monitor is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
iiyama GB2488HSU Video Reviews
Iiyama GB2488HSU In-Depth Analysis
Seven Industry Awards
Amongst flatpanel monitors, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded.
The authors at two other expert review sites both thought that this LCD screen was very good. This flatpanel monitor received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl and Hwready.it gave it a "Best Choice" award.
Excellent Expert Reviews
Average Owner Reviews
Users have rated this PC screen on average 77 out of 100.
Iiyama PC Screens Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 1,360 owner and expert reviews (including 116 verified purchases), iiyama has very good reviews for its LCD screens.
Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced
Two people reckoned that it was good value for money.
Great monitor, great price…
The screen is good value…
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £264.79 it is more expensive than 69% of flatpanel monitors.
Quite Fast Response Time
Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The GB2488HSU's response time of only 1ms is fairly fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 5% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.
Two HDMI Ports
Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the GB2488HSU which has two HDMI ports.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The GB2488HSU has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the GB2488HSU is more than most flatpanel monitors. This iiyama PC display has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Has a Headphone Out
The GB2488HSU has a headphone out, which is unusual. 90% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
The GB2488HSU's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is in the narrowest 15% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The GB2488HSU's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is fairly narrow compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.
Released Over a Year Ago
This flatpanel monitor was released in November 2015.
Running Costs Are OK
The energy efficiency rating of this flatpanel monitor is B, and based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the GB2488HSU is £94, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||asrockasusantecarcticb gb2488hsu2, asrockasusantecarcticb 1920x1080, asrockasusantecarcticb 350cdm2, iiyama gb2488hsub1, iiyama gb2488hsub2, iiyama gb2488hsu2, iiyama 1920x1080, iiyama 350cdm2, iiyama mc3802m, iiyama mc3403m|
|Barcodes||04948570112883, 04948570114405, 05054230845813, 05054484591719, 05054533591714|