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Iiyama GE2788HSB1

£258.00
A critically acclaimed 1920 x 1080 LCD screen, but with poor features and a price that represents inferior value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 12000000:1 LED Oct 2015
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Iiyama GE2788HS Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have scored the iiyama GE2788HS as follows for Summary.
84
22 Reviews
6
Poor
9
Missing Some Features
65
1 Year Old
41
£80 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 22 reviews. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £80 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,772 PC displays that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is easy to use.
It is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Only one HDMI port

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Iiyama GE2788HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

PC monitor expert review website pcformat.pl scored this flatpanel monitor 84%.

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Good User Reviews

On average, GE2788HS owners rated this PC display 85%. 8 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Iiyama PC Screens Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 1,360 user and expert reviews (including 116 verified purchases) for iiyama LCD screens and found that on average iiyama has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers concluded that the product was easy to use the menus.

  • The menu system is simple to navigate…
    D. B (Amazon) - April 2016
  • The monitor comes with some fairly reserved default settings…
    D. B (Amazon) - April 2016

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four owners considered that this PC monitor was good value for money.

  • Got to be honest, giving it a great buy and would suggest to anyone looking for a decent monitor at a decent price to invest…
    Andy Willard (Amazon) - September 2016
  • Good value and good response time for games, according to teenage user!
  • One of the best 27 inch monitors on the market today at an affordable price…
  • It was a real disappointment - no better than a cheap unbranded panel…
  • Personally speaking, this is one of the best 27 inch LED monitors on the market today at an affordable price…

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £258.00 it is more expensive than 85% of flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Has a Stand Included

The iiyama GE2788HS has a stand included, which is unusual. 87% of PC screens do not have a stand included.

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Has a Headphone Out

The iiyama GE2788HS has a headphone out, which is unusual. 90% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The iiyama GE2788HS's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is fairly narrow compared to most other PC screens. It is in the narrowest 22% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. PC displays have viewing angles, vertical of between 16° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The GE2788HS's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is in the narrowest 17% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Has AC and DVI

The GE2788HS has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DVI and AC are also found on this iiyama PC monitor.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GE2788HS has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the GE2788HS which has one HDMI port.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The GE2788HS's response time of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the fastest 3% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Iiyama released the GE2788HS in October 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This iiyama PC monitor has an efficiency rating of B. The GE2788HS has an average running cost of £80 over 8 years based on fine usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 PC displays.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama ge2788hsb1, iiyama ge2788hsb2, iiyama 1920x1080, code ge2788hsb1, iiyama cc23zs00, iiyama p241572p, iiyama cc23za00
Barcodes 04948570114610, 04948570114948, 05054629899717

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