This PC screen is one of the most highly awarded by LCD screen experts of all the PC screens of this age and spec.
Three expert review sites endorsed this flatpanel monitor. This PC display received a "Recommended" award from HEXUS.net and the writer at In4.pl concluded that it was a sensible purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award. Furthermore, the editor of Pcgameware.co.uk gave this PC screen a "Gold" award and wrote it was excellent.
The editor of one more expert review site decided that this AOC LCD screen was great for its price. This LCD screen received a "Value for Money" award from Pcmasters.de.
Kitguru.net gave this AOC PC monitor a "Worth Buying" award.
The Q2778 is a popular choice of PC screen according to sales data from Amazon.
AOC Has Good PC Monitor Reviews
Based on 4,285 owner and expert reviews, AOC has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. AOC also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.
Good Picture Quality
Several people who reviewed it said that it had good picture quality. In August Alxvy said on Amazon “Great picture quality, DVI-DL worked flawlessly on the PC” and gave this PC monitors a rating of 5 stars. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned this month “If you're only interested in image quality and don't want any additional features, you can get a decent screen at a good price”. Expert Reviews said “Good overall picture quality” in their AOC Q2778 review.
One AOC Q2778 reviewer who bought the AOC Q2778 wrote that it had good colour saturation. Devon Lady mentioned on Amazon in August this year “Great colours, etc”.
Easy to Use
One person who bought the product wrote that it was easy to use. Digitalversus.com said on Digital Versus “The accurate colours make it a pretty handy tool for productivity”. One customer said that this PC monitors was easy to setup. Tim Boddington wrote on Amazon “Quick to set up” and rated the AOC Q2778 5 stars.
One AOC Q2778 reviewer who reviewed the AOC Q2778 said that it was comfortable and easy to hold. E=mc2 mentioned on Amazon in August “In fact, in order to sit a comfortable distance away” in their review of the AOC Q2778.
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Good Owner Reviews
On average, based on 35 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC screen is 82 out of 100.
Good Value for Money
Expert review site Pcmasters.de highlighted in their review that this PC screen was great for its price.
A few customers who reviewed the AOC Q2778 agreed that it was thick. Expert review site Pcgameware.co.uk said in their review of this PC monitors “The GPU killing 4K screen of the AOC U2868PQU, to one of our personal favourites the Ultra Wide AOC U3477PQU”.
One customer who reviewed the product thought it was good physically.
Good Product Quality
Some people said in their reviews that it was good quality. In August this year Alxvy mentioned on Amazon “Great picture quality, DVI-DL worked flawlessly on the PC” in their AOC Q2778 review and rated it 99 out of 100. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on Expert Reviews a few weeks ago “If you're only interested in image quality and don't want any additional features, you can get a decent screen at a good price” in their review. Expertreviews.co.uk also said “The AOC Q2778VQE is the perfect example, offering impressive quality on a budget by dint of including no fancy extras whatsoever”.
One AOC Q2778 owner who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Digitalversus.com said in their AOC Q2778 review “The accurate colours make it a pretty handy tool for productivity”.
One customer who purchased this PC monitors thought it was well made. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review last year “The Q2778VQE has a relatively modest build and finish”.
80000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The AOC Q2778 has a maximum contrast ratio of 80000000:1. That's over sixteen times the contrast ratio of a 5000000:1 PC screen, which is the most common contrast ratio. Across all medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Q2778 the worst contrast ratio is Mega Contrast and the best is 100000000:1.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the AOC Q2778 is more than most LCD screens of a similar age and type to it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC|DisplayPort|DVI|VGA are also found on this AOC flatpanel monitor.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the Q2778 is 280 cd/m². The AOC Q2778 has one of the brighter display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age.
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The AOC Q2778 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC displays of this age and spec the worst resolution is 720 x 400 and the best is 3840 x 2160.
Very Fast Response Time
The average response time of similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the Q2778 is 5.8ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. At only 1 millisecond, the AOC Q2778 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Q2778.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most of the other PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the Q2778 have a built-in speaker, however the AOC Q2778 does not have a built-in speaker.
It is worth considering other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the AOC Q2577PWQ or the DELL UZ2315H ($190.49).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC monitors of this age and type do not have a built-in camera. The AOC Q2778 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the DELL UZ2315H ($190.49).
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the Q2778 do not have an integrated card reader. The AOC Q2778 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Not 3D Compatible
Most PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the Q2778 are not 3D compatible. The AOC Q2778 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
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Only LCD Display Type
The AOC Q2778 has a better display type than most PC displays of a comparable spec and age to it. This PC monitor has an LCD display type, whereas most medium monitors that came out around the same time as it have an LED display type.
This PC monitor's display type (LCD) is actually the worst display type amongst all PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the Q2778.
Amongst comparable types of PC monitor the best display type is LED.
If the display type of this medium monitor is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the AOC Q2577PWQ (LED and cheaper), or the DELL UltraSharp 24 (LED and cheaper).
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This flatpanel monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on PC monitors of this spec and age.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The AOC Q2778 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that were launched more than a year ago. The average vertical viewing angle of PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the Q2778 is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the AOC Q2778 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the Q2778. The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Q2778 range from 18° to 180°.
Fairly High Power Consumption When Off
The average power consumption when off of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the Q2778 is 0.36W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.0005W to 1.2W. With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the AOC Q2778 has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the Q2778.
1 Other reason to consider the AOC Q2778
Released Over a Year Ago
This AOC LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.
If you're only interested in image quality and don't want any additional features, you can get a decent screen at a good price. The AOC Q2778VQE is the perfect example, offering impressive quality... Read more…
( I had a BB gift so I got mine there.) the very first thing you must do is lower the Brightness to 30% as the factory setting is way too high. this will OC 61-80Hz but you will always skip a... Read more…
BobB would recommend the AOC Q2778VQE (Verified Purchase)
I have a single EVGA Titan Black driving these monitors and they are great. No dead pixcles and no tearing of the picture during fast changing game playing. Plus they have the major connections -... Read more…
One aspect of the setup that caused me confusion was the wireless setup. You can only configure the wireless setting when the camera is hard-wired, but you cannot use the wireless capabilities... Read more…
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