Share on
Viewsonic XG27004K
Viewsonic XG2700-4K
7 Images

Loading image...

Viewsonic XG27004K PC Monitor

27" 20000000:1 LED Flat Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Screen Shape Release Date £119.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
Six industry awards
Brilliant image quality
Does not have a built-in USB hub
16 Reviews + 6 Awards Must Have PC Mag Editor's Choice Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended
Amazon UK £539.92 Go to Store
Uk-Computers £543.56 Go to Store
Wild Arc £544.39 Go to Store
See All 12 Prices from 12 Stores | £539.92 - £606.75 | Price Trend | Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product


Six Industry Awards

This PC display is one of the most awarded by experts in PC monitors of all the LCD screens of this age and type.

The writers at three expert review sites all wrote that this flatpanel monitor was superb and gave it their highest award. PC Mag, and all gave this PC screen an "Editor's Choice" award.

This medium monitor was given a "Recommended" award by both review websites Trusted Reviews and, both of which thought that this LCD screen was good.

The expert at one additional expert review site decided that this LCD screen was good. This PC display received a "Must Have" award from

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 85% based on nine expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Mag, and

Good Brand

Based on 2,792 expert and user reviews (including 399 verified purchases), Viewsonic has good ratings for its PC displays. Viewsonic also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price Has Gone Up by £19.95 (4%)

There was a cheaper price of £519.97 at Servers Direct 78 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 61% chance that the price will go up further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 39% chance that the price will actually go back down.

Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.

Not Cheap

We think this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. The cheapeast flatpanel monitor of a comparable type and age that we found costs £50 and the most expensive costs £3,769.


Brilliant Image Quality

Two people reckoned that it was good quality. Website wrote “Brilliant image quality”. Expert website said in their review of the Viewsonic XG2700-4K “The picture quality is stunningly good”.

Beautiful Image and Colour Reproduction

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Website mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Beautiful image and colour reproduction” . They also wrote “Good looking, reasonably sturdy hardware” in their review.


Released Over a Year Ago

It was January 2016 when Viewsonic released the XG2700-4K.

Good Picture Quality

Two people reckoned that the Viewsonic XG2700-4K had good picture quality.

Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Viewsonic XG2700-4K does not have a built-in USB hub. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor also do not have a built-in USB hub.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Headphone Out

The Viewsonic XG2700-4K has a headphone out. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this LCD screen also have a headphone out.

Chart Hide Chart Edit


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XG2700-4K does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC screens of this age and type.

Alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the C3583FQ (£519.31), or the U3277PQU (£621.60) both from AOC or the Samsung LS34E790C (£619.58).

What is a built-in speaker(s)? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit


Very High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the XG2700-4K is £120, which makes it one of the most expensive to run PC displays of a comparable spec and age.


Has an Energy Star Certified

The Viewsonic XG2700-4K has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to this PC monitor.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The XG2700-4K has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors that are a similar age to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC screen. The cables included "USB" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

What does "cables included" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766907827323

Viewsonic XG2700-4K Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic XG2700-4K 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 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 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.

Other PC Monitors to Consider

Asus VG245H


£ 180.48
£359 Cheaper
4ms faster response time
32.5W lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode
28% smaller color gamut
Asus MG28UQ


£ 422.99
£117 Cheaper
Significantly faster response time
Vastly lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode
User review Rating is hugely Worse
Asus PA329Q


£ 1,088.93
Vastly lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode
Three more HDMI ports
One more USB Type-A downstream port
£549 More Expensive


£ 378.70
£161 Cheaper
4x faster response time
Four upstream ports
Hugely deeper
Philips BDM3490UC


£ 688.96
Expert reviews are a bit better
Three HDMI ports
201.73mm bigger viewable size, horizontal
£149 More Expensive
Samsung LS34E790C


£ 619.58
Four upstream ports
One more HDMI port
25% faster response time
£80 More Expensive