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iiyama GE2788HS

Iiyama GE2788HS PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Oct 2015
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12 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review site pcformat.pl scored this PC screen 84%.

Average User Reviews

On average, people who bought this PC display rated it as 77%.

Easy to Use

A few iiyama GE2788HS reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. D. B mentioned on Amazon “The monitor comes with some fairly reserved default settings” and gave it a very good rating. D. B also said “The menu system is simple to navigate”.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to setup. This month The Dark Destroyer mentioned “Easy to set up, although, you do need to download” in their review of the iiyama GE2788HS and gave this PC monitor a very good rating.

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Good Environmental Credentials

A number of iiyama GE2788HS reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the iiyama GE2788HS was good in terms of power usage.

Iiyama LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Iiyama medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all flatpanel monitors iiyama is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Good Connectivity

A few iiyama GE2788HS owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. This month The Dark Destroyer said in their review of the iiyama GE2788HS “Playing games with a refresh rate of 1ms is outstanding along with the added advantage of the usual HDMI / DVI / VGA functions, swivel tilt screen up”.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it had a good refresh rate.

Acceptable Noise Level

One iiyama GE2788HS reviewer thought the iiyama GE2788HS was noisy. The Dark Destroyer mentioned this month “The built-in audio speakers are brilliantly loud, 2 x 2.5 W (Stereo” in their review of the iiyama GE2788HS and gave it a score of 5 stars.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this spec and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus VN247[plb_1473074_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other LCD screens that have been around for more than a year, the GE2788HS has a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker to this PC screen and we think the Asus VP239H[plb_3257031_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker which you might want to consider including the Acer G246HY[plb_2150838_price], or the iiyama XUB2390HS-B1[plb_2660491_price].

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GE2788HS the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. The iiyama GE2788HS has one of the faster response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst similar spec PC displays of this age.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the GE2788HS, the iiyama GE2788HS does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Asus VK248H[plb_2969185_price], or the Viewsonic VG2437[plb_2780335_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GE2788HS, the iiyama GE2788HS is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that are a comparable age to the GE2788HS do not have an integrated card reader. The GE2788HS is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC displays that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC displays of this age and spec range from 10° to 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the GE2788HS has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released one year ago.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the GE2788HS is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°. At only 170 degrees, the iiyama GE2788HS has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the GE2788HS.

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1 Other reason to consider the iiyama GE2788HS

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when iiyama released the GE2788HS.

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Expert Reviews

(2)
15 September 2016

There are a myriad of decent monitors available to the consumer for under £200. iiyama aims for this price point with a slew of screens that have various resolutions and features.One of the...

10 June 2016

Jako?? obrazuZalet? monitora jest przek?tna 27 cali, która pozwala znale?? si? ?bli?ej? akcji. Rozdzielczo?? matrycy wynosi 1920x1080 pikseli, co przy takiej przek?tnej podczas pracy mo?e by?... Read more…

User Reviews

(7)
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this to replace a Samsung purely because it was bigger and not too expensive. I am pleased to say that I could see an immediate improvement in the display. I appreciate some people... Read more…

Reviewed 26 March 2016 by The Dark Destroyer

All reviews are subjective, one needs an open mind and an unbiased opinion and an easy attitude in life, you can always get a refund if you don't like something, you make your choice accordingly.... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2016 by The Dark Destroyer

One of the best 27 inch monitors on the market today at an affordable price. Easy to set up, although, you do need to download and print off the 30 page operating manual from iiyama's website... Read more…

Reviewed 5 March 2016 by Steve Roberts
(Verified Purchase)

I really was looking forward to this gaming screen from one of the best monitor manufacturers. It was a real disappointment - no better than a cheap unbranded panel. Certainly no brighter or... Read more…

Reviewed 26 February 2016 by Andrew West
(Verified Purchase)

Unless I had a faulty one(which is in the process of being returned) , this monitor is average at best especially for the money, my model had several dead pixels, and the inverse ghosting on the... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $37.20
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $39.56
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 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

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Barcodes 04948570114610, 04948570114948, 05054629899717

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