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NEC EA305WMi PC Monitor

30" 2560 X 1600 20000:1 LCD Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £222.90 Electricity cost over 5 years
NEC has excellent PC monitor reviews
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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NEC Has Excellent PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 223 owner and expert reviews (including 29 verified purchases), NEC has excellent ratings for its LCD screens. NEC also has excellent ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a NEC PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over a Year Ago

It was January 2016 when NEC released the EA305WMi.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The EA305WMi has a built-in USB hub, unlike most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The EA305WMi is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The EA305WMi has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include the AOC E2470SWDA, or the Acer G246HYL which both of have better reviews.

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Display

2560 X 1600 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the EA305WMi is 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display resolution of all LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 2400 pixels (best).

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Has a Composite Sync

The EA305WMi has a composite sync. Most of the other PC monitors of this type and age also have a composite sync.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the PC screens of a comparable age and spec to this PC display the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°. The EA305WMi has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that have been available for more than a year is 80° and the widest is 180°. At 178 degrees, the EA305WMi has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The NEC EA305WMi has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other PC screens of this type and age.

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Has an HDCP

The EA305WMi has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 6 milliseconds, the NEC EA305WMi has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year. The response times of medium monitors that are a comparable age to this LCD screen range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.4ms.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The EA305WMi has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to this PC screen also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the EA305WMi is more than most PC screens of this spec and age. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens of this age and type. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the EA305WMi is £223, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC monitors of a comparable type and age.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec ea305wmibk
Barcodes 00000060003819, 00805736057553, 05028695112254

NEC EA305WMi Review Sources

To prepare this NEC EA305WMi 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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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