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Iiyama XB2485WSUB1

£258.49
£218.93 £39.56 cheaper than 57 days ago
megaobzor.com/ Recommended hardware.info Silver Award 01net.com 4 Star uk.hardware.info Silver
A multi award winning but 5 year old 24.1" 1920 x 1200 pixels PC display
24.1" 1,920 Pixels 5,000,000 No Sep 2012
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Iiyama XB2485WSU Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the iiyama XB2485WSU as follows for Summary.
88
23 Reviews + 4 Awards
17
Poor
71
Good Features
26
5 Years Old
38
£93 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 23 reviews. This PC monitor has received four awards including a "Silver" award from Hardware.info plus one other site and a "Recommended" award from Megaobzor.com/. Benq PC monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However this iiyama PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2017.
The XB2485WSU has running costs of £93 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,918 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Moderately large display resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £258.49 to £218.93 in the last 57 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Iiyama XB2485WSU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor received a "Silver" award from both review websites Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info, both of which decided that this PC screen was great.

The writer at one additional expert review site concluded that they would endorse this PC screen. This was from Megaobzor.com/ who gave it an "Recommended".

The author at one more expert review site concluded that this LCD screen was very good. This was from 01net.com who gave it an "4 Star".

Average Expert Reviews

Six experts from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, prad.de and erenumerique.fr have rated this PC monitor on average 77 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

XB2485WSU owners on average rated this PC screen as exceptional. Over 100% of reviewers gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This puts this PC screen in the top 6% of all the PC displays when ranked by average owner review score.

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Users Report Great Product Quality

Two owners who bought the iiyama XB2485WSU thought it was good quality.

Iiyama Flatpanel Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 1,359 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 brands.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £218.93 it is more expensive than 63% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £40 (15%)

The price has dropped from £258.49 to £218.93 in the last 57 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The iiyama XB2485WSU's display diagonal of 24.1" is pretty average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 66% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Moderately Large Display Resolution

The display resolutions of LCD screens range from 76,000 pixels to 34,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 2,500,000 pixels. The iiyama XB2485WSU's display resolution of 2,300,000 pixels is fairly large compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the largest 23% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The iiyama XB2485WSU's response time of 5ms is pretty typical compared to most other PC screens. It is in the slowest 49% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The iiyama XB2485WSU has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 52% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The iiyama XB2485WSU's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 68% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the iiyama XB2485WSU of 178° is fairly standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 57% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the iiyama XB2485WSU of 1,000 is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 39% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

The iiyama XB2485WSU's contrast ratio (dynamic) of 5,000,000 is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 31% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since September 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The XB2485WSU has an average running cost of £93 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,918 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

iiyama xb2485wsub1a, iiyama xb2485wsub3, iiyama xb2485wsu3, iiyama 1920x1200, iiyama cc1xzs00, iiyama cc1xza00, iiyama 300cdm2, iiyama 250cdm2

Barcodes:

00948570111992, 04948570111992, 04948570114337, 05053959383446

Iiyama XB2485WSUB1

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