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NEC EA305WMI

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NEC EA305WMI

£1,604.63
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NEC EA305WMi
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An enormous display diagonal and multi award winning 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and an additional award from another expert site
30" 2560 X 1600 Pixels 20000:1 No Jan 2016
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NEC EA305WMi Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the NEC EA305WMi number 344 across all PC monitors and number 362 in medium monitors.
93
Reviews
3 Reviews + 4 Awards
52
Value for Money
Average
89
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%. This PC monitor has received four awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshardware.com plus two other sites and an industry award from Hothardware.com. Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this NEC PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
The EA305WMi has running costs of £220 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 4% of all 3,292 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some great features:
2560 x 1600 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Ergonomic office - full height adjustability (130 mm), swivel, tilt and pivot functionality ensures perfect individual ergonomic set-up
Feature set for perfect office use - integrated speakers, headphone jack and USB hub provide excellent options for office communication
Green product concept - eco mode and carbon footprint meter / carbon savings meter, ambient light sensor
Easy multi-monitor setup - DP daisy chain and controlsync for easy setup and control of highly productive multi-monitor setups
Human sensor - detects the presence of a person in front of the screen; display switches on/off automatically depending on the presence of the user
DICOM simulation - for straightforward radiological review applications
Free download of multi-display management software - with naviset administrator 2 you can manage all your connected display devices from a centralized location

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There is a 54% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

NEC EA305WMi In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Four Industry Awards

Three expert review sites all concluded that this PC screen was remarkably good and gave it their highest award. This NEC PC monitor received an "Editor Approved" award from both Tomshardware.com and Tomshardware.co.uk and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.

One additional expert review site said that this NEC LCD screen was very good. This was from Hothardware.com who gave it an "Approved".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Chip.de and hothardware.com the average expert rating of this PC screen is 85 out of 100.

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NEC PC Screens Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 506 expert and owner reviews (including 89 verified purchases), NEC has excellent reviews for its PC displays. 96% of those that bought a NEC PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the EA305WMi will cost £220 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 4% of all 3,292 PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This NEC LCD screen was released in January 2016.

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Features

2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution

The EA305WMi has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC screens the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The EA305WMi's display diagonal of 30" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 10% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the NEC EA305WMi of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 20% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The response times of PC displays range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The EA305WMi's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 16% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

LCD screens have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the EA305WMi of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 26% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The EA305WMi has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The NEC EA305WMi has a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The EA305WMi's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 48% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The EA305WMi has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. This PC screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec ea305wmi, nec 350cdm2

Barcodes:

00000060003819, 00000060003820, 04058154037195, 05028695112247, 05028695112254

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