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Viewsonic XG27004K PC Monitor

£539.92
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
kitguru.net Must Have PC Mag Editor's Choice tomshardware.co.uk Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended
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Reviews

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, Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshardware.com 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 Ozeros.com, 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 Kitguru.net.

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, kitguru.net and Chip.de.

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

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.

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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.


Design

Brilliant Image Quality

Two people reckoned that it was good quality. Website Tomsguide.com wrote “Brilliant image quality”. Expert website Kitguru.net 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 Wegotserved.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Beautiful image and colour reproduction” . They also wrote “Good looking, reasonably sturdy hardware” in their review.


Other

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.

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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.

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Multimedia

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).

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Energy

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.


Certificates

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.

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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.

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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.

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