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NEC SpectraView 272

72

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NEC SpectraView 272

£1,018.80
NEC SpectraView 272
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A critically acclaimed and fully featured 27" LCD screen, with OK running costs but representing only average value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 7ms Nov 2013
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NEC SpectraView 272 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the NEC SpectraView 272 as follows:
88
Reviews
2 Reviews
51
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
4 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£73 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This NEC PC monitor has running costs of £73 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
The SpectraView 272 has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
COLOUR CRITICAL DISPLAYS the perfect choice for creative professionals. spectraview
LCDs with the latest P-IPS panel technology are hand-picked
To meet the highest standards for professional applications
Brilliant picture quality for accurate colour reproduction,
Precise calibration options with spectraview profiler 5.0
Software, picture in picture, integrated USB hub, backlight
Ageing correction, wide colour gamut, 3d LUT colour
Space emulation, integrated gamma correction and optimum
Ergonomics thanks to 150 mm height adjustment

NEC SpectraView 272 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including erenumerique.fr and Chip.de this PC screen has an average expert rating of 85%.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 687 user and expert reviews (including 115 verified purchases), NEC has excellent ratings for its LCD screens. 95% of those that bought a NEC PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,018.80 it is more expensive than 97% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the SpectraView 272 will cost £73 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since November 2013.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

PC screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The NEC SpectraView 272's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 74% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The NEC SpectraView 272 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel 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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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the SpectraView 272 of 7ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 15% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The SpectraView 272's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 24% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The NEC SpectraView 272 does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC monitors, the SpectraView 272 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The SpectraView 272's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 32% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the SpectraView 272 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 33% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The SpectraView 272 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this NEC PC screen.

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Wall Mountable

The NEC SpectraView 272 is wall mountable, which is unusual. 92% of PC monitors are not wall mountable.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The SpectraView 272 features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of flatpanel monitors do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Has an ECO Mode

The NEC SpectraView 272 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec display solutions pa272w, necmitsubishi pa272w, nec 60003545model, nec 60003546model, nec pa272wsv2, nec 60003949, nec 27pa272w

Barcodes:

00000060003545, 00000060003546, 00000060003949, 04053162585300, 04053162585317, 05028695110366, 05028695110373, 05028695112223, 05052183917212, 05053959394879, 05054484561422, 05054533561427

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