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NEC PA302WSV2

£1,821.89
£1,667.98 £153.91 cheaper than 7 days ago
A 2 year old 2560 x 1600 LCD screen with not very good features and a price that represents poor value for money
29.8" 2560 X 1600 Pixels LED No Mar 2015
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NEC PA302W-SV2 Review

Released 2 years ago, we have scored the NEC PA302W-SV2 as follows for Summary.
3
Poor
8
Missing Some Features
55
2 Years Old
11
£403 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
25
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 26?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has an efficiency rating of C, and its running costs of £403 over 8 years are in the most expensive 2% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only one HDMI port
Quite slow response time

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 £1,821.89 to £1,667.98 in the last 7 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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NEC PA302W-SV2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

NEC Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 284 owner and expert reviews (including 40 verified purchases) for NEC LCD screens and found that on average NEC has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a NEC PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £1,667.98 it is more expensive than 99% of flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The PA302W-SV2 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 84% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an ECO Mode

The NEC PA302W-SV2 has an ECO mode, unlike 94% of PC screens which do not have an ECO mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the PA302W-SV2 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The NEC PA302W-SV2's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 9% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The NEC PA302W-SV2's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is very wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 4% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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2560 X 1600 Pixels Display Resolution

The PA302W-SV2 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The PA302W-SV2 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this NEC PC display. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC screen.

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Only One HDMI Port

The NEC PA302W-SV2 is a one HDMI port PC display.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The NEC PA302W-SV2 features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of flatpanel monitors do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response times of PC screens range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The NEC PA302W-SV2's response time of 6ms is in the slowest 21% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

This NEC PC screen has an efficiency rating of C. The PA302W-SV2 is one of the less economic to run LCD screens that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on alright usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the PA302W-SV2 is £403.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec pa302wsv2, nec p221374p, nec ug838e
Barcodes 00000060003950, 04053162842427, 05028695112230
£264 Cheaper
£248.69 cheaper to run
2.2" bigger display diagonal
Over one year older
£1,068 Cheaper
£191.26 cheaper to run
User reviews are hugely better
Hugely Lower expert review Score
£1,431 Cheaper
Cheaper to run by £352.68
20% faster response time
Significantly Lower expert review Score
£1,439 Cheaper
Cheaper to run by £326.37
User reviews are significantly better
Over two years older

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