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Iiyama XU2290HS PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LCD Jan 2014
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GAMING MONITOR REVIEW - IIYAMA XU2290HS
Iiyama XU2290HS-B1 - unboxing

14 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 39 user reviews this PC screen has an overall user rating of 81%.

Good Product Quality

A number of iiyama XU2290HS owners who reviewed it wrote that it was good quality. Two years ago Lukasz Bogacz wrote on Amazon “Very good quality, stable picture when using digital connection, great contrast” in their iiyama XU2290HS review. M. Bradford said on Amazon “Display quality as good as you'd expect from a new LED/IPS screen” and rated it 80 out of 100. M. Reed said in their review on Amazon “Great picture quality on hdmi and dvi from my pc”.

Nice Design

A number of iiyama XU2290HS owners who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good looking. Two years ago Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Beautiful picture”. Lukasz Bogacz scored the product 5 stars and mentioned also two years ago “Most stylish and best looking of Iiyama monitors, which thanks to slim bezel looks bigger than its 22 inches”.

Easy to Use

One iiyama XU2290HS owner who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Stephen wrote two years ago “Clearly labelled on front edge and easy to use” in his review of the iiyama XU2290HS. One iiyama XU2290HS owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to assemble.

Good Picture Quality

A number of iiyama XU2290HS owners who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it had good picture quality. Radiocrazy said in their review on Amazon “Impressive Picture Quality”.

Good Size

Some iiyama XU2290HS reviewers who purchased it thought it was thin. Rusty Nails scored the product 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “Ultra slim bezel" is a little misleading”.

Robust

Several iiyama XU2290HS owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was reliable.

Iiyama Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 1,276 owner and expert reviews, iiyama has good reviews for its PC screens. iiyama also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

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Good Support

One iiyama XU2290HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. In October L Johnson said “I purchased three of these monitors for my home work station, they were all easy to assemble with supplied cables and good instructions (not that i actually read them”.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The XU2290HS has a built-in speaker. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the XU2290HS do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the E2483HS, and the E2273HDS both from iiyama or the HKC 2412A is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the XU2290HS is 6.1ms. With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the XU2290HS has one of the faster response times amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the XU2290HS is more than most medium monitors that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC,Audio (3.5mm),DVI are also found on this PC screen.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The iiyama XU2290HS is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to the XU2290HS are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the HP LP2065 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the XU2290HS, the XU2290HS does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the HP Compaq LA2206, or the Asus VK228H ($102.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The XU2290HS does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the XU2290HS also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

PC displays that came out more than two years ago have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The iiyama XU2290HS has one of the narrowest horizontal viewing angles (only 89 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of only 89 degrees, the iiyama XU2290HS has a very narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the XU2290HS. The average vertical viewing angle of similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the XU2290HS is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The RMS rated audio powers of PC monitors that were released around the same time as the XU2290HS range from 0.5W to 49W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the iiyama XU2290HS has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to the XU2290HS the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the iiyama XU2290HS has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the XU2290HS.

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Only One HDMI Port

The XU2290HS is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports.

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4 Other reasons to consider the iiyama XU2290HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

Iiyama released the XU2290HS over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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LCD Display Type

The iiyama XU2290HS has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most LCD screens of this spec and age.

We compared all the other PC displays that have an LCD Display to this PC display and we think a cheaper PC display such as the AOC M2470 or you might consider a better rated PC display such as the iiyama E2278H, and the Acer G236HL ($94.99) are also worth considering.

Flatpanel monitors with a better display type that might be worth considering include the Asus VK228H ($102.99) (LED and higher rated), the Hanns.G HL226 (LED and higher rated), or the Acer G237HL ($174.50) (LED and higher rated).

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Average Width

At 532.5 millimeters, the XU2290HS has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the XU2290HS.

Flatpanel monitors with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the Asus VX239 (532.9mm and cheaper).

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User Reviews

(22)

This is an excellent monitor. There are only two negative issues with it, 1 - The control buttons are on underside right hand bottom edge, therefore they are very difficult to locate, it is like... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

They are a good in their LED days as they were in their were their CRTs. Great monitor at a fantastic price.

(Verified Purchase)

I purchased three of these monitors for my home work station, they were all easy to assemble with supplied cables and good instructions (not that i actually read them). One minor issue is that the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 December 2015 by B. J. Coote
(Verified Purchase)

Massive (8 to 9 mm) border top and sides, can't get rid of it. But, can increase it!! Crap speakers, very faint and very very tinny. Can't do anything about that either. Supposed to be 21.5... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

"Ultra slim bezel" is a little misleading. True, the plastic bezel itself is only 2 or 3 millimetres wide however when displaying an image there is a 10mm black strip round the top and sides of... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2015 by Adajo
(Verified Purchase)

Monitor was OK for the first week but now its faulty with screen problems. The audio is also very bad on this monitor.

Reviewed 18 July 2015 by Derek Brown
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent product with good colour rendition which is also light but stable...

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Old Loggie
(Verified Purchase)

A very good monitor. The only 'down' is that there is no 'on' LED so when the PC is in sleep mode you don't know if the monitor is on or off. A minor omission in a really good product.

Reviewed 11 June 2015 by Paul Liles
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor.

Reviewed 10 June 2015 by Porky
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers xu2290hsb1, iiyama 131732, iiyama xu2290, iiyama p190314, iiyama 250cdm2, iiyama xu2290h, xu2290hsb1drop, iiyama xu2290s, iiyama 99mjzs00, iiyama xu2290hs, iiyama 99mjza00, iiyama p190314p, iiyama xu2290hs1, iiyama 1920x1080, iiyama ux2290hsb1, iiyama xu2290hsb1, iiyama iixu2290hsb1, asrockasusantecarcticb xu2290, asrockasusantecarcticb 250cdm2, asrockasusantecarcticb xu2290h, asrockasusantecarcticb xu2290hs, asrockasusantecarcticb 1920x1080
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