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NEC Spectraview 271
NEC Spectraview 271

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NEC Spectraview 271 PC Monitor

27" LCD 640.4mm Aug 2012
Display Diagonal Display Width Release Date £199.47 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Colours a touch muted
The Final Word the 42 inch NEC PX 42X 4W is a feature-packed plasma television with excellent customisation controls let down by mediocre image quality

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Reviews

NEC Flatpanel Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 223 expert and user reviews (including 29 verified purchases) for NEC flatpanel monitors and found that on average NEC has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that NEC has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 94% of those that bought a NEC LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Average Expert Reviews

PC screen expert review website alphr.com scored this flatpanel monitor 67%.


Smart TV

Digital Connectivity

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Alphr.com wrote in their NEC Spectraview 271 review “Digital connectivity” but in spite of that they gave this PC monitor a rating of 1 stars.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was expensive. Expert review site Flatpanelshd.com gave this PC monitor a score of 6 stars and mentioned “NEC SpectraView PA271 is a more expensive variant of the PA271W targeted at graphic, editing”.


Weight & Dimensions

The Terrain is Unattractively Heavy, Runs the Dated Android 4.0 OS

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was heavy and bulky. Nine years ago Alphr.com said in their review of this PC monitor “The Terrain is unattractively heavy, runs the dated Android 4.0 OS”.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was heavy and bulky. Nine years ago Alphr.com said in their review of this PC monitor “The Terrain is unattractively heavy, runs the dated Android 4.0 OS”.


Audio

Image Noise and Pixel Fluctuations Across All Modes

One customer said in their reviews that the NEC Spectraview 271 was noisy. Alphr.com wrote “Image noise and pixel fluctuations across all modes”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer said in their reviews that the NEC Spectraview 271 was noisy. Alphr.com wrote “Image noise and pixel fluctuations across all modes”.


Design

Nice Design

Two people who reviewed the NEC Spectraview 271 concluded that it was well designed.

Rugged Design

Two customers said that it was strong and durable. Alphr.com mentioned in their NEC Spectraview 271 review “Rugged design” however despite that they only gave it a rating of 18.02 out of 100. Alphr.com also said “NEC's waterproof and rugged Terrain features 4G LTE, pushtotalk” in their review.

The Final Word the 42 Inch NEC PX 42X 4W is a Feature-Packed Plasma Television With Excellent Customisation Controls Let Down by Mediocre Image Quality

One owner who bought this PC monitor considered that it was not good quality. Alphr.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The Final Word The 42 inch NEC PX 42X 4W is a feature-packed plasma television with excellent customisation controls let down by mediocre image quality”.


Features

Good Security Features

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good features. Alphr.com mentioned “Good security features” in their review of the NEC Spectraview 271.


Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The NEC Spectraview 271 has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor is 170°.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to this PC display have response times of between 1ms and 40ms. At 7 milliseconds, the NEC Spectraview 271 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Five USB 2.0 Ports

The NEC Spectraview 271 is a five USB 2.0 port flatpanel monitor.

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Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The Spectraview 271 is wall mountable, as are most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to this PC screen.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The NEC Spectraview 271 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays of a similar age and spec to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "DVI" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Colours a Touch Muted

One customer thought this PC monitor did not have good colour saturation. Alphr.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor nine years ago “Colours a touch muted”. One person reckoned that the NEC Spectraview 271 did not have good picture quality.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it did not have a good refresh rate. Alphr.com said in their review of the NEC Spectraview 271 “Refresh rate couldnt cope with all games, gets very hot”.

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Energy

High Running Costs

The average 8 year running cost of the Spectraview 271 is £200 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run PC screens of a comparable spec and age.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

NEC released the Spectraview 271 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05028695109339

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