iiyama XB2779QS-W1
iiyama XB2779QS-W1
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Iiyama XB2779QS-W1 Recommended
An expensive to run and 3 year old 2560 x 1440 PC monitor
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 5000000:1 LED Feb 2014
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Iiyama XB2779QS-W1 Review

Released 3 years ago,
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£144 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 24?

It has received a "Recommended" award from NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
It has running costs of £144 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 13% of all 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
This iiyama PC monitor is missing some features:

Iiyama XB2779QS-W1 In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

This iiyama PC screen received a "Recommended" award from website who decided that this flatpanel monitor was very good.

Very Good Brand

Based on 1,342 owner and expert reviews (including 113 verified purchases), iiyama has very good reviews for its PC displays.


Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the iiyama XB2779QS-W1 of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 22% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XB2779QS-W1 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Headphone Out

The iiyama XB2779QS-W1 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 90% of PC displays do not have a headphone out.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the iiyama XB2779QS-W1 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. PC screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This iiyama PC monitor was released in February 2014.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The XB2779QS-W1 has an average 8 year running cost of £144 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers refurbished xb2779qsw1, iiyama xb2779qsw1, iiyama xb2779qss1, iiyama xb2779qsb1, iiyama 2560x1440
Barcodes 00012304996491, 04054842165843, 04948570112845, 04948570112951, 04948570112968, 05052184145515, 05054230641651, 05054230723487, 05054484612544, 05054531190872, 05054629444726

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