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Iiyama GB2888UHSUB1 PC Monitor

£379.98
28" 12000000:1 LED Flat Nov 2015
B
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Screen Shape Release Date £110.24 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Poor technical guidance
10 Reviews + 1 Award
Expert Reviews Recommended
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Poor Technical Guidance

One iiyama GB2888UHSU reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the iiyama GB2888UHSU did not have good technical guidance. Wombat said “Once you've sussed out what the useless instructions are trying to say it's easy”.


Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at review websites Expert Reviews decided that concluded that they would endorse this PC screen and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this PC screen is 80 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Good

This PC screen has an average user rating of 80% based on 8 user reviews. 5 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars.

Iiyama Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

We checked 1,310 expert and owner reviews (including 130 verified purchases) for iiyama LCD screens and found that on average iiyama has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that iiyama has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.

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Good Connectivity

One iiyama GB2888UHSU reviewer concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Bignick277 said on Amazon in April last year “4K @60hz via DisplayPort 1.2 and/or HDMI 2.0 Excellent Connectivity Options Including 2x HDMI 1x DisplayPort” in their review of the iiyama GB2888UHSU.


Features

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good features.


Design

Robust

One customer thought it was strong and durable. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The monitor is very sturdy and it comes with a great stand (which can be height adjusted” and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

Easy to Use

One iiyama GB2888UHSU reviewer thought it had a touch sensitive screen. Wombat said “They don't make it terribly clear that the buttons are touch sensitive” in their iiyama GB2888UHSU review.

One iiyama GB2888UHSU reviewer concluded that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer mentioned in their iiyama GB2888UHSU review on Amazon “The only issue I've had is the menu buttons which are touch sensitive”.

One iiyama GB2888UHSU reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer scored the iiyama GB2888UHSU 6 stars and mentioned “I prefer to use separate speakers instead” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Product Quality

Eight iiyama GB2888UHSU reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Shajid scored the product 6 stars and wrote in their review of the iiyama GB2888UHSU on Amazon “Very good monitor - great picture quality and has sound, 2 USB 3, DP, 3 HDMI one it hasn't got is rotate screen”. In April last year Bss mentioned on Amazon “Personally I needed something longer and so had also ordered a separate cable, although the supplied cables do seem to be of decent quality” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon in the same month “The monitor speakers are decent quality.” in their review of the iiyama GB2888UHSU and rated the iiyama GB2888UHSU 7 stars.


Good Picture Quality

Seven people wrote that this PC monitor had good picture quality. In April last year Amazon Customer wrote “You would also need a powerful graphics card to play games on 4k”. Amazon Customer also wrote “The image quality is great and the colors seem accurate” in their review. In April last year Bignick277 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “For me, this monitor has the best picture quality by far of any monitor I've ever owned before”.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Three people who bought it considered that it was good value for money. Wombat mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “This is a lovely screen at a great price”. Bignick277 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Great Specs and 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” in their review.

Expensive

We think this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago. The cheapeast PC monitor of a similar age and spec that we found costs £50 and the most expensive costs £3,769.


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Released Over a Year Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market since November 2015.


Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The GB2888UHSU has a stand included. Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec also have a stand included.

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Has Six Cables Included

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

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The GB2888UHSU has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC screen do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Three HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC monitor have between one and three HDMI ports, including the GB2888UHSU which has three HDMI ports.

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Has a Headphone Out

The GB2888UHSU has a headphone out. Most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to this flatpanel monitor also have a headphone out.

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Energy

Very High Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this PC screen is B, and the average running cost of the GB2888UHSU is £111 over 8 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 648 PC displays that have been around for more than a year.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GB2888UHSU has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of its better review score, the LG 34UM68 (£378.16).

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Samsung LS29E790 (£379.98), or the Acer B296CL (£346.43).

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The GB2888UHSU features Picture-in-Picture support, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to this LCD screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The GB2888UHSU has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to this PC monitor.

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Display

Has a Separate H/V Sync

The GB2888UHSU has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this LCD screen also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The GB2888UHSU has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The iiyama GB2888UHSU has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical (only 160 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. PC displays of this age and spec have viewing angles, vertical of between 50° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the GB2888UHSU has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of PC displays of this spec and age is 80° and the widest is 180°.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The iiyama GB2888UHSU has one of the fastest response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age. The fastest response time of PC screens of a comparable age and type to this PC screen is 1ms and the slowest is 25ms.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama gb2888uhsub1c, iiyama 3840x2160, iiyama 3860x2160, iiyama bg043iy
Barcodes 04948570114160

iiyama GB2888UHSU Review Sources

To prepare this iiyama GB2888UHSU review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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