Viewsonic XG27004K
Viewsonic XG2700-4K
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Viewsonic XG27004K

£543.56 Must Have PC Mag Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning 3840 x 2160 flatpanel monitor with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites
27" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 20000000:1 LED Jan 2016
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Viewsonic XG2700-4K Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the Viewsonic XG2700-4K number 945 across all PC monitors.
10 Reviews + 7 Awards
Missing Some Features
19 Months Old
£120 Over 8 Years
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Why Has it Scored 42?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 84%. This PC monitor has received seven awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from plus two other sites. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer flatpanel monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
It has running costs of £120 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 2,772 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
This Viewsonic PC monitor is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Only one HDMI port
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Viewsonic XG2700-4K In-Depth Analysis


Seven Industry Awards

This PC screen has received seven awards from expert review sites.

The editors of review sites PC Mag, and all said that this flatpanel monitor was exceptional and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The writers at review websites, Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews all concluded that they would recommend this PC monitor and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The author at one additional expert review site concluded that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This was from who gave it an "Must Have".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 10 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, PC Mag and the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 84%.

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Viewsonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We checked 3,640 expert and user reviews (including 526 verified purchases) for Viewsonic LCD screens and found that on average Viewsonic has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £543.56 it is more expensive than 89% of flatpanel monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £20 (4%)

There was a cheaper price of £523.18 on Amazon UK 88 days ago.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic XG2700-4K and the United Kingdom price of £543.56 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $549.99 (£716.47).

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The XG2700-4K does not have a built-in USB hub. 84% of PC displays also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Headphone Out

The XG2700-4K has a headphone out. 90% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most PC screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Viewsonic XG2700-4K which has one HDMI port.

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Has AC and USB

The number of cables included found on the XG2700-4K is more than most flatpanel monitors. This PC display has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on flatpanel monitors. The cables included "AC" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the XG2700-4K does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the XG2700-4K is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC monitors the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Released 19 Months Ago

This LCD screen was released in January 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average running cost of the XG2700-4K is £120 over 8 years based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 2,772 PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic xg27004k, viewsonic p239248p, viewsonic 300cdm2, pumps xg27004k, code xg27004k
Barcodes 00766907827323

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