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AOC Q2770 PC Monitor

Expert Reviews Ultimate Digital Versus 5 Star alphr.com Recommended macworld.co.uk Editor's Choice pcgameware.co.uk Silver
27" 80000000:1 LED Oct 2013
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
This 27 LED-backlit monitor featuresWQHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels (Wide Quad HD gives four times the resolution of 720p HDTV). It is an ideal solution for those who want the best possible... More
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23 Reasons For

Fourteen Industry Awards

Expert review sites rave about this PC display and have given it fourteen awards.

The reviewers at Pcfoster.pl, Twojepc.pl and Alphr.com all endorse this medium monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This PC screen received a "Silver" from both Xtremehardware.com and Pcgameware.co.uk, both of which decided that this medium monitor was very good.

The editors of three additional expert review sites liked this flatpanel monitor. The expert at Elektroniktest.dk thought that this PC monitor was excellent and gave it a "Gold" award and Macworld.co.uk gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and decided it was marvellous. This flatpanel monitor also received a "Value for Money" award from Pcmasters.de who concluded it was good value for money.

The editors of three other expert review sites all wrote that this PC screen was good. This flatpanel monitor received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and 01net.com and it received an "Ultimate" award from Expert Reviews.

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Good Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 89 out of 100 based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, macworld.co.uk and gadgetspeak.com. This means that LCD screen experts think this medium monitor is one of the very best flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, Q2770 owners rated this PC display as terrific.

Easy to Use

Several AOC Q2770 owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Markv mentioned “They are hard to use and you need to feel your way with your fingers to find them”.

A few AOC Q2770 reviewers agreed that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Cc gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Really easy to setup”. In October last year Mr. Geoffrey King mentioned on Amazon “Very easy to set up, comes with all the connection cables you should ever need” in his AOC Q2770 review.

One customer who purchased the product thought it was easy to assemble. Paul gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his AOC Q2770 review “The monitor was easy to put together, requiring you to rotate the stand arm through 90 degrees (assuming your want it in landscape format) slot the round stand base onto it”.

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Robust

Eight customers who purchased the product agreed that it was well made. Two years ago Mr A. wrote “Sensitive user to actually need a better display panelDisplay support solid”. Mr A. also wrote “Rather heavy due to built in power supply”. P. White said “I have my screen mounted on a Lavolta dual monitor arm now, which is much more solid” in their review of the AOC Q2770 and gave the AOC Q2770 a score of 5 stars.

One person who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable. Marks said “It comes with all the cables you could ever need, looks good and sturdy” and rated the product 5 stars.

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Good Connectivity

Five AOC Q2770 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Arthur Lowe wrote “The built-in USB hub is a bonus if like me you use a lot of USB stuff” . Brian Woodburn mentioned two years ago “The AOC Q2770Pqu has the advantage of being around £100 cheaper than the Asus and it has a USB hub which is a bonus” . Oisin Mulvihill wrote on Amazon “Excellent monitor, great picture, very handy usb hub” in their AOC Q2770 review.

One AOC Q2770 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had email functionality. P. White said on Amazon “Inbuilt speaker(s?) are usable and helpful for new email pings or watching the odd youtube video” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Product Quality

Sixteen customers who purchased it agreed that it was good quality. David said on Amazon “Excellent quality screen” and scored the product very highly. Djt rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their AOC Q2770 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Fantastic image quality, 2 usb 2.0”. Two years ago Garfield Kennedy wrote “Brilliant 27" high quality best value 2nd screen for iMac”.

Good Picture Quality

Some customers who reviewed the AOC Q2770 thought it had good picture quality. Grumpy Grouter mentioned on Amazon “Excellent picture quality”. Markv mentioned two years ago “Very good image quality” . Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “A 27in monitor with a 2,560x1,440 resolution and superb picture quality” in their review and rated this PC monitor 5 stars.

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Cvl wrote in their review of the AOC Q2770 on Amazon “Colours are fine”. Jj9k mentioned on Amazon “Excellent display; accurate colours” in their AOC Q2770 review. Matt Wagstaff said in his review on Amazon “Brightness and colours are crisp” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Last year Grem gave this PC monitor a very good rating and said on Amazon “Excellent screen quality and viewing angle” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Nice Design

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. In October last year Paul wrote “The monitor is an impressive piece of kit giving me a beautiful 2560 x 1440 @ 60hz”. Wizzar said “Seriously good looking monitor! Crysis 2 looks awesome on this, movies are crisp” in their review and scored this PC monitor 5 stars. Expert review site Pcgameware.co.uk gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their AOC Q2770 review “Its uncomplicated styling is good and it supports all the display connectivity you're likely to want, includ”.

One AOC Q2770 reviewer who purchased the AOC Q2770 considered that it was neat. Paul he said on Amazon “There is a cable tidy clip on the stand arm” in his review.

One AOC Q2770 owner said in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good design. Cozytoad said on Amazon “Very nice monitor, excellent design and fantastic, colourful display” although they gave this PC monitor a rating of 3 stars.

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AOC Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Medium monitors built by AOC have excellent ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC screens (not just medium monitors) and found that AOC also has excellent ratings across its entire range.

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Good Size

Several customers said in their reviews that it was a good height. Grem said “It also has fully adjustable height, down to 45mm from the desktop, making it ideal for limited space, or positioning on a riser”. Markv mentioned on Amazon “The height adjustability and the swivel capacity are very good additions”.

One AOC Q2770 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Paul said in his AOC Q2770 review “It's not heavy” and gave it a very good review. One customer who reviewed the product said that it was good physically. Two years ago Cc mentioned “Has a small physical footprint (unlike my first attempt” in their review of the AOC Q2770.

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Good Value for Money

Pcmasters.de highlighted in their review that this medium monitor provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Support

One person who purchased the product thought it had good technical guidance. Digitalversus.com gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “We've updated our monitor buyer's guide with a fresh pick of favourite models for general computing, graphic design, gaming” in their AOC Q2770 review.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC displays of a similar type and age to it.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the Philips 278G4DHSD, and the AOC G2770 ($303.80) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the Q2770 which do not have a built-in speaker, the AOC Q2770 has a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including the LG 29UB65 which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the NEC MultiSync EA244WMI ($239.97), or the Benq BL2710.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that have been available for more than two years is 170°. At 178 degrees, the AOC Q2770 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays that are a comparable age to the Q2770 range from 60° to 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the AOC Q2770 has one of the widest horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The AOC Q2770 has one of the bigger viewable widths (597.89 millimeters) amongst PC screens of this age. Across all the flatpanel monitors of this age and type the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

Medium monitors that have been around for more than two years have viewable heights of between 28mm and 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. The AOC Q2770 has one of the bigger viewable heights (336.31 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The AOC Q2770 has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the Q2770. The dimmest display brightness of LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the Q2770 is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the AOC Q2770 is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) (which is also found on this PC screen). The best resolution of all LCD screens of a similar age and type to the Q2770 is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the Q2770 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. The AOC Q2770 has a fairly fast response time (only 5 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Q2770.

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Short

The average height of PC displays of this age and type is 370mm, and the heights range from 30mm to 4,800mm. With a height of only 245 millimeters, the AOC Q2770 is very short compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the Q2770.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the Q2770, the AOC Q2770 is not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the XL2720, or the BL2710 both from Benq or the Acer XB280HK ($550.99).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the Q2770 do not have a built-in camera. The AOC Q2770 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the Q2770, the AOC Q2770 does not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have an integrated card reader which you might want to look at including the DELL U2413 ($450.99).

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Only One HDMI Port

The AOC Q2770 is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the Q2770 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Very Deep

Similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the Q2770 have depths of between 6.1mm and 810mm, and the average depth is 110mm. At 558 millimeters, the AOC Q2770 is very deep compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Q2770.

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1 Other reason to consider the AOC Q2770

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released over three years ago.

Specification

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Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Maximum Height Adjustment
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
OSD Language
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
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Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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Packaging Content
Cable Included

14 Awards

Expert Reviews Ultimate Digital Versus 5 Star alphr.com Recommended macworld.co.uk Editor's Choice pcgameware.co.uk Silver 01net.com 5 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star elektroniktest.dk Gold pcfoster.pl Recommended twojepc.pl Recommended ua.gecid.com High Functionality ferra.ru Best Product pcmasters.de Value for Money xtremehardware.com Silver

Expert Reviews

(32)
4 July 2014

A bargain of a 27in WQHD monitor with a decent adjustable stand and solid all-round image quality...

Alphr.com

22 June 2014

The screen can be rotated through 90 degrees to portrait mode for those applications that need it. This, in fact, is also quite useful as it makes it quite easy to access the power and signal... Read more…

12 May 2014

A 27in monitor with a 2,560x1,440 resolution and superb picture quality...

Expert Reviews

12 May 2014

For a large high-resolution IPS screen at a premium price of around £400 you'd expect decent build quality and full sRGB coverage. You get that, and a consistent image with impressive colour...

Macworld.co.uk

16 April 2014

For content writers and image editors such as myself, having a large display with a high-resolution to work on and maximise our workspace is virtually a must have and whilst a 1920 x 1080... Read more…

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User Reviews

(69)
Reviewed 27 February 2015 by Eric P.
(Verified Purchase)

Bought a pair and a dual monitor mount (VESA). But plastic monitor housing is so flimsy around the VESA mounting that the monitor sags under its own weight and tilts forward at the top. Had to... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2014 by Alexander S.

Once calibrated, the AOC Q2770QPU offered the best colour accuracy out of any semi-glossy sub $1000.00 monitor I have ever seen, however, the perceived black levels weren't as good as the... Read more…

High quality plastic used for the stand and casing
Fully adjustable stand
Smart Design - Blacks look deep compared to the matte grey, plastic bezel
Displayport, Dual-Link DVI, HDMI, VGA and 4x USB 3.0 Ports
Does not use LED PWM Dimming or is Flicker Free
Preset yellow tint
Panel lottery, there is a chance that you may receive a completely glow free Samsung-PLS panel versus one with some corner glow as others have described (mine was completely glow free for reference
Poor out of the box performance until calibrated
Gamma modes have unusual values
Strange dark "stain" in 1 corner on white. It's feint, brownishyellowish. I guess I would call this PLS "glow". There is a very feint but much wider dispersing silver tinted glow to some of the other
Reviewed 24 April 2014 by David L.
(Verified Purchase)

USB hub, nice. Lots and lots of extras, but... it's just not fast enough to satisfy a gamer coming from a display like the Eizo Foris FG2421. For good colors and fast response and 120Hz it's that... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Surprisingly good monitor. These have the same resolution as a 27" iMac and with a bit of contrast tweaking the picture quality is certainly unbelievably close to the iMac's own display which is... Read more…

Reviewed 29 March 2016 by Kents
(Verified Purchase)

Very good monitor...

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Electricity cost when switched on $81.12
Electricity cost when on standby $2.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $83.49
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers q2770p, q2770pq, q2770pqu, aoc p180639, aoc p180639p, aoc 2560x1440, aoc international 2560x1440, asrockasusantecarcticb q2770, asrockasusantecarcticb q2770p, asrockasusantecarcticb q2770pq, asrockasusantecarcticb q2770pqu
Barcodes 00685417083985, 00733326734075, 04038986183871, 04038986183901, 05054230727959, 05054484561538, 05054533561533, 05054629405895, 06854170839854, 09154403295974

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