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AOC M2870V PC Monitor

$321.99
$181.99 $140.00 cheaper than 35 days ago
pcgameware.co.uk Gold
28" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Mar 2014
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
: -5/25 Tilt,Audio out,Display Port Input,Eco Mode,e-Saver,i-Menu,Kensington Security Lock,screen+,VESA 100 mm More
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AOC M2870VQ MVA 1080p 28 Monitor Review - By TotallydubbedHD
AOC M2870VQ - Review

19 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This PC display received a "Gold" from Pcgameware.co.uk who wrote that this flatpanel monitor was outstanding.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This LCD screen has an average expert rating of 86% based on two expert reviews from sites including gadgetspeak.com and pcgameware.co.uk. If all the PC monitors of this age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this PC monitor is in the top 17%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 53 owner reviews this flatpanel monitor has an average owner rating of 90%.

Good Product Quality

A few AOC M2870V reviewers who reviewed the AOC M2870V thought it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote “Great quality” in their AOC M2870V review. D Robinson said “Arrived ahead of scheduled delivery, well packaged, easy set up, good quality picture, happy customer”. Two years ago Miss L Bennett mentioned on Amazon “The screen quality is amazing, much better than my secondary monitor” in her AOC M2870V review.

Excellent Brand

AOC is one of the top rated flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and AOC also has excellent ratings for its medium monitors.

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Good Picture Quality

One AOC M2870V owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good picture quality. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “This large 1080p screen will give you good image quality on a budget” in their AOC M2870V review.

One AOC M2870V owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. William Hill wrote on Amazon two years ago “Great colours, bright and a large screen”. One customer reckoned that it had clear images. Sam Scriven mentioned in his AOC M2870V review “Colour and clarity are amazing”.

One person who bought this PC monitor thought it had a sharp image. Li S. wrote in her AOC M2870V review “But, I fond the sharpness of this monitor”.

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Easy to Use

One person who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. In November last year Sharon Jenkinson scored it 4 stars and she said on Amazon “Good value for money and easy to set up”. One person who bought it considered that it was easy to use. Shahar said in their review last year “Great and easy to use” .

Robust

One person said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. One person who reviewed the product thought it was well made. Rick mentioned in his review two years ago “A Full HD res, good brghtness, good build quality, very slm” .

Nice Design

One AOC M2870V reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking. Sam Scriven said in his AOC M2870V review on Amazon “It arrived yesterday and has proven pretty sturdy” and scored it 5 stars.

Good Size

One customer said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Rick mentioned “The outer panel border is narrow and not bulky at all”.

Good Connectivity

One customer said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Rick scored it very highly and he said “Has DVI, HDMI, VGA, ports”.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of this type and age.

We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think because of it's better review score, the Eizo Foris FS2434 ($396.76) is also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The AOC M2870V has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the M2870V. The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The average viewable width of medium monitors that are a similar age to the M2870V is 520mm, and the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm. With a viewable width of 620.9 millimeters, the AOC M2870V has one of the bigger viewable widths amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Viewable Height

The smallest viewable height of LCD screens of a similar age and type to the M2870V is 28mm, the biggest is 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. With a viewable height of 341.2 millimeters, the AOC M2870V has one of the bigger viewable heights amongst PC displays of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

PC screens of this type and age have screen sizes of between 50cm and 770cm. At 71.1 centimeters, the AOC M2870V has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the M2870V.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on PC screens of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for more than two years.

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Has Three Cables Included

The AOC M2870V has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that are a comparable age to it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The cables included "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The AOC M2870V does not have a built-in speaker, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the M2870V also do not have a built-in speaker.

Other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the Viewsonic VX2770Smh ($199.99), or the LG 27MP75 which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

The AOC M2870V is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the M2870V are also not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Asus VG23AH, the AOC d2757Ph, or the Benq XL2411T.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The AOC M2870V does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the M2870V also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in camera to this flatpanel monitor and we think the 241P4QPY, or the 231C5 both from Philips or the Asus MK241 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The AOC M2870V does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the M2870V also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with an integrated card reader and we think the U2713H ($689.99), or the U2413 ($440.95) both from DELL or the Asus PA279 ($749.00) which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Only One HDMI Port

The AOC M2870V is a one HDMI port PC display.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

At 0.5 Watts, the AOC M2870V has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the M2870V. Medium monitors that came out around the same time as the M2870V have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 21W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the AOC M2870V

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when AOC released the M2870V.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to it.

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Specification

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VGA (D-Sub) Port
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Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
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Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Swivelling Base
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Pivoting Base
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1 Award

pcgameware.co.uk Gold

Expert Reviews

(6)
9 March 2015

This monitor is approximately 67 cm wide overall and 40 cm high with a polished black bezel -- 3cm at the bottom and 2cm on all other sides. There is no height adjustment but, with the lower edge... Read more…

9 September 2014

All in all I'm actually very impressed and quite surprised by the AOC m2870Vq 28 inch LED MVA Monitor , the packaging whilst not as eye catching as some, will certainly stand out amongst a sea of...

Pcgameware.co.uk

19 June 2014

This large 1080p screen will give you good image quality on a budget...

13 July 2014

Veel lezers van Hardware.Info lopen tegenwoordig niet echt warm voor monitoren met een diagonaal van 27 inch en een Full HD resolutie, dus we zijn benieuwd wat jullie vinden van exemplaren met een... Read more…

6 August 2014

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User Reviews

(41)
Reviewed 14 August 2015 by William Hill
(Verified Purchase)

I now own three of these excellent monitors. Great price if you can catch it around £150 Be the envy of anyone who sees your workstation. I hate going to work and using 19" screens but I love... Read more…

Quiet
I bought this card as a replacement for a 40 card that wasn't truly compatible, but worked for a while ( I got it for another pc but didn't use it so it was there) I played War for the Overworld and h
High performance
Don't overheat at all, keeps a cool temp over long periods of time. Plays mostly any game on ultra setting with out a hitch with goof fps
Good price, runs cool, good perfomance
Faulty HDMI
Heavily under performs around 6k fire strike and low fps in game
None, hopefully won't be any
Poorly constructed not durable
I bought this as a GPU for a whole new system in Aug 2015; it's now mid Jan 2016 and it has self-destructed. I moved my desktop
Reviewed 9 October 2014 by N. Solomon

Got two monitors for me and my son, I am impressed with what I got for the price. My son is very pleased too...

Reviewed 26 August 2015 by Mr Triggs
(Verified Purchase)

Big and impressive with great colour and clarity. Comes with VGA, HDMI and DP cable so no need to buy one (Lesson learned there) Great price as well for such a large monitor...

Reviewed 21 July 2015 by Mick
(Verified Purchase)

Good picture, large screen ata low price for the size. Seems to work with anything, HD media players, CCTV camers via HDMI converters. VGA or HDMI straight from a PC or a VGA/ HDMI converter. Good... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2015 by D robinson
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived ahead of scheduled delivery, well packaged, easy set up, good quality picture, happy customer...

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Electricity cost when switched on $34.23
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $36.58
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers m2870v, m2870vh, m2870vhe, aoc m2870, 1920x1080, aoc m2870v, aoc m2870vq, aoc m2870vh, aoc m2870vhe, aoc 1920x1080, asrockasusantecarcticb m2870, asrockasusantecarcticb m2870v, asrockasusantecarcticb m2870vq
Barcodes 00685417076789, 00685417085583, 04038986184366, 04038986184373, 05053118914146

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