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NEC SpectraView 272 PC Monitor

£1,018.80
27" LED Flat 640.4mm Sep 2013
C
Display Diagonal Display Screen Shape Width Release Date £128.19 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are good
Has an ECO mode
Does not have a built-in USB hub
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Two experts from sites including Chip.de and erenumerique.fr have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 85%.

NEC Has Excellent PC Monitor Reviews

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


Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The SpectraView 272 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The NEC SpectraView 272 does not have a built-in USB hub, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The SpectraView 272 is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to this flatpanel monitor have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Price

Not Cheap

We checked 513 PC displays of this type and age and they range in price from £49 to £9,999. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other PC displays of this type and age.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since September 2013.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The SpectraView 272 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the LG 31MU97 (£793.36), the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 (£1,101), or the Asus PQ321QE (£879.99).

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

This PC screen has an efficiency rating of C. The SpectraView 272 has an average 8 year running cost of £129 based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 1,092 LCD screens of a comparable spec and age.


Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC displays of this spec and age is 10° and the widest is 180°. The SpectraView 272 has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to this PC monitor have viewing angles, horizontal of between 18° and 1,800°. When compared to other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the viewing angle, horizontal of, the SpectraView 272's viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees is one of the widest.

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Power

Features Power Management

The NEC SpectraView 272 features power management, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to this PC display.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The NEC SpectraView 272 features Picture-in-Picture support, as do most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Wall Mountable

The SpectraView 272 is wall mountable. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC screen also are wall mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The SpectraView 272 has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens of this type and age. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "DVI" are also found on this PC screen.

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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

NEC SpectraView 272 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC SpectraView 272 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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