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Iiyama GB2888UHSUB1 PC Monitor

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28" 12000000:1 LED Nov 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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20 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at Expert Reviews said that concluded that they would recommend this PC screen and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including Expert Reviews and Les Numeriques.com have rated this LCD screen on average 80%.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 8 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium monitor is 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

A few iiyama GB2888UHSU reviewers mentioned that it was good quality. In October Amazon Customer mentioned in their iiyama GB2888UHSU review “The image quality is great and the colors seem accurate” and scored this PC monitor very highly. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The monitor speakers are decent quality.”. In October this year Bignick277 rated it 5 stars and wrote “It has a great picture picture quality although the coloring does ever so slightly tend to favor the green end of the gamut” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Picture Quality

Several customers who bought the iiyama GB2888UHSU concluded that it had good picture quality. Amazon Customer mentioned “You would also need a powerful graphics card to play games on 4k” in their iiyama GB2888UHSU review and rated this PC monitor as excellent. This year Bignick277 said “In fact, TN panels can have very good picture quality.” in their iiyama GB2888UHSU review. Bignick277 also wrote “This monitor does have an excellent picture quality with very good color reproduction.”.

Reasonably Priced

Some iiyama GB2888UHSU owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. In October this year Bignick277 rated the product as very good and mentioned “Features, for an excellent price”. Bignick277 also said “The most common type of LCD panel you'll find pretty much everywhere due to their comparatively cheaper price”. This year Wombat scored it 5 stars and mentioned “This is a lovely screen at a great price”.

Easy to Use

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had a touch sensitive screen. In October Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The only issue I've had is the menu buttons which are touch sensitive and can take some getting used to” in their iiyama GB2888UHSU review. Wombat said “They don't make it terribly clear that the buttons are touch sensitive”.

One person concluded that the product was easy to use. In October this year Amazon Customer wrote “I prefer to use separate speakers instead” in their review.

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Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Medium monitors manufactured by iiyama have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that iiyama also has good reviews across its entire range.

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Robust

One iiyama GB2888UHSU owner who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon this month “The monitor is very sturdy and it comes with a great stand (which can be height adjusted”.

Good Technical Features

One customer who bought this PC monitor wrote that it had good features.

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased it considered that it was good in terms of USB connections.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as it.

We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think a cheaper PC display such as the Hannspree HU282PPS[plb_3012440_price] or you might consider a better rated PC display such as the Benq XL2430[plb_2417361_price] are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The iiyama GB2888UHSU has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year.

There are a number of other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price], or the Benq BL2420U[plb_2885076_price].

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the NEC EA275WMi[plb_3242943_price].

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Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

The GB2888UHSU has more HDMI ports quantitys than most of the PC displays of a similar spec and age to the GB2888UHSU. Most of the medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the GB2888UHSU only have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, however this PC display has three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Very Big Viewable Size, Vertical

The average viewable size, vertical of comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the GB2888UHSU is 320mm. At 620.9 millimeters, the iiyama GB2888UHSU has a very big viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the GB2888UHSU.

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3840 X 2160 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The iiyama GB2888UHSU has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this LCD screen have a supported graphics resolutions of 2048 x 1152 and 2560 x 1440. Across all medium monitors that are a similar age to the GB2888UHSU the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

Across all the medium monitors that have been available for more than a year the display diagonal (metric)s range from 48cm to 89cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 64cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of 71 centimeters, the GB2888UHSU has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the GB2888UHSU.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the GB2888UHSU has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. The average display brightness of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago is 280 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m².

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Has Six Cables Includeds

The GB2888UHSU has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GB2888UHSU. The cables includeds "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "HDMI", "Mini DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Very Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of PC monitors of this age and type is 1ms and the slowest is 25ms. With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the GB2888UHSU has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One iiyama GB2888UHSU reviewer thought this PC monitor did not have good technical guidance. Wombat wrote on Amazon this month “Once you've sussed out what the useless instructions are trying to say it's easy”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago, the iiyama GB2888UHSU does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The iiyama GB2888UHSU is not 3D. Most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GB2888UHSU are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the GB2888UHSU do not have a card reader integrated. The iiyama GB2888UHSU is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Quite Small Viewable Size, Horizontal

The viewable size, horizontals of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the GB2888UHSU range from 290mm to 800mm, and the average viewable size, horizontal is 530mm. When compared to other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the GB2888UHSU, the viewable size, horizontal of the iiyama GB2888UHSU of only 341.3 millimeters is one of the smallest.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the GB2888UHSU the viewing angle, verticals range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the iiyama GB2888UHSU has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the GB2888UHSU.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At only 170 degrees, the GB2888UHSU has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the GB2888UHSU. Across all the similar spec PC displays that were released one year ago the viewing angle, horizontals range from 18° to 180°.

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Expensive

We think this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other PC monitors of this age and spec. The cheapeast PC screen of this age and spec that we found costs £40 and the most expensive costs £1,920.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when iiyama released the GB2888UHSU.

Running Costs Are OK

This PC screen has an energy efficiency classification of B. The GB2888UHSU has an average running cost of £111 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 500 LCD screens of a comparable spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Design
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Performance
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Stand Included

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Expert Reviews

(2)
9 April 2016

You?ll need to work to get the best colour accuracy from Iiyama's GB2888UHSU, but 4K gaming doesn?t come much cheaper...

Expert Reviews

11 April 2016

Certes, la définition Ultra HD n'est pas la plus confortable pour jouer ? elle demande une grosse configuration ? et la dalle TN offre des angles de vision étroits et un contraste très...

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 15 August 2016 by MéryLolo
(Verified Purchase)

Dans l'ensemble très satisfait de mon achat, un écran uhd pour moins de 400euros (390fdp) c'est un bon rapport qualité prix.. Pas de fuite de lumière ni de pixel mort, ouf! Un bon réglage... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2016 by Shajid

Very good monitor - great picture quality and has sound, 2 USB 3, DP, 3 HDMI one it hasn't got is rotate screen but still great...

Reviewed 8 July 2016 by Wombat | 22 Comments

Took the plunge and bought this to replace an ageing Samsung 24". I haven't had it for too long but so far I really love it. It was bought mainly for gaming and I was slightly concerned about it... Read more…

Reviewed 22 February 2016 by Zag | 55 Comments

Are the other reviews looking at the same monitor I am? Because they seem completely off. I have 2 of these monitors running at 1080p and both are horribly blurred to the point where they are not... Read more…

Reviewed 9 February 2016 by Bignick277 | 77 Comments

Pros: 4K @60hz via DisplayPort 1.2 and/or HDMI 2.0 Excellent Connectivity Options Including 2x HDMI 1x DisplayPort and 1x VGA HDMI 2.0 Support on HDMI 1 Built-in USB 3.0 Hub Very Good Color... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £107.68
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £110.24
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Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gb2888uhsub1, iiyama bg043, GB2888UHSU-B1, iiyama bg043i, iiyama gb2888, iiyama 300cdm2, iiyama gb2888u, iiyama bg043iy, iiyama gb2888uh, iiyama 3840x2160, iiyama gb2888uhs, iiyama 3860x2160, iiyama gb2888uhsu, iiyama gb2888uhsub1, iiyama gb2888uhsub1c
Barcodes 04948570114160

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