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AOC U2868 PC Monitor

$439.99
$370.49 $69.50 cheaper than 38 days ago
28" 80000000:1 LED Mar 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date $103.57 Electricity cost over 5 years
Eight industry awards
Good looking
Does not have a good battery life
190 Reviews + 8 Awards
kitguru.net Must Have nikktech.com Gold pcgameware.co.uk Gold pcfoster.pl Recommended
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Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

This PC display has received eight awards from experts.

The experts at websites Noticias3d.com and Pcfoster.pl both said that concluded that they would recommend this PC screen and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Gold" award by both websites Pcgameware.co.uk and Nikktech.com, both of which thought that this PC monitor was superb.

Furthermore, this flatpanel monitor received a "Platinum Performance" award from review site Techstation.it who thought it was superb and the editor of website Xtremehardware.com concluded that it was great and gave it a "Silver" award.

This PC screen received a "Must Have" award from Kitguru.net and it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

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Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this LCD screen is 78 out of 100 based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, PC Mag and xgn.nl.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 196 user reviews the average user rating of this medium monitor is 71 out of 100. 72% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

Based on 5,597 owner and expert reviews (including 599 verified purchases), AOC has good reviews for its PC monitors. AOC also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a AOC LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Good Looking

Ten owners reckoned that it was good looking. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “I have two of these and they are beautiful screens” although they only gave the AOC U2868 a rating of 1 stars. Patrick H. said two years ago “It comes with every cable you could want and they are of pretty good quality”. Patrick H. also wrote “It's nice looking and well put together with a stand that is both sturdy” in his review.

Five customers who purchased it considered that it was smooth. Win gave the product a rating of 8 stars and said in their AOC U2868 review on Amazon “The 4K resolution runs at 60Hz so it is very smooth and easy on the eyes”. Two years ago Steven Brown wrote on Amazon “It just looks really smooth”. Also two years ago Hookooehoo wrote “Motion is very smooth”.

Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was well designed. In April last year Brian Kay said in his review of this PC monitor “The monitor look great, nice plain black design”. One owner who bought it reckoned that it had a thin frame. Two years ago Ig6 wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Thin bezel and Frame looks great”.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was ugly.

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Robust

Twelve customers who bought this PC monitor thought it was well made. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The AOC U2868PQU is a full-featured, 28-inch Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) monitor that delivers solid performance at a reasonable price”. Vincent wrote two years ago “Built in speakers are kinda cheap in sound quality” in his AOC U2868 review. Tim Neil said “This is very cheaply built” in his review of this PC monitor.

Three customers said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Mount-It! Monitor stand ($33) This inexpensive and sturdy VE” and gave it a score of 6 stars. Two years ago Tarak73 wrote on Bestbuy.com “It is tough for me to identify the True 4k color Quality” and rated it 5 stars.

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Easy to Setup

Four customers who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to setup. Tigerdirect.com wrote three years ago “Easy To Set Up”. Steven Brown wrote in his review of the AOC U2868 “No problems setting up the monitor - simply clipping in a stand” and scored the product 8 stars.

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Roentgen2000 mentioned on Amazon “You would be advised to use a decent pair of speakers if you are intending to use the monitor for gaming”. Yogi mentioned in their review of the AOC U2868 on Bestbuy.com “Looks good and control buttons are placed right”.

Three owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The quality is very good anyway.2) The OSD menu is a not intuitive.”. Brendan said in his review of this PC monitor “Colour settings at good defaults, as well”.

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Good Build Quality

Twenty-two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Nikktech.com said in their review of the AOC U2868 “Overall Image Quality” yet they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Nikktech.com also wrote “Good Build Quality” in their review. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Excellent display quality” in their review of this PC monitor.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One owner mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was noisy. Ben Needham wrote “Also I had the same problem with loud crackling noises from the screen” in his review of this PC monitor.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it said that it had good features. Digitalversus.com mentioned on Digital Versus “It has a great set of hardware features with a fully adjustable stand” in their review of the AOC U2868 and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.


Good Sound Quality

Two people who reviewed the AOC U2868 reckoned that it had good sound quality. T R wrote two years ago “Great quality in the image No dead pixels average sound quality VESA mount 100x100 mm if you want/need I don't use it for gaming”.

Flickering Image

Fourteen people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it had good picture quality. Vincent gave the AOC U2868 a rating of 9 stars and he mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Fantastic value for money and excellent picture quality”. Roentgen2000 mentioned “It is important to note that to run 4K optimally at 60 fps you are going to need a decent graphics card and displayport 1.2”. Somebody That Like Chips said in their review of this PC monitor “After having to spend an additional £350 on a just adequate graphics card (fair enough) to push the pixels (R9 390”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had a wide viewing angle. Roentgen2000 wrote on Amazon “Picture quality - The horizontal viewing angle is excellent”. Brendan wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Good pixel density, viewing angle”.

One customer said in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of this PC monitor three years ago “The AOC U2868PQU, however, is a 28-inch TN panel with a much smoother Ultra HD refresh rate of 60Hz”.

One person who bought it concluded that it had a flickering image. Bhphotovideo.com wrote two years ago “No discernable flickering like you might get if you had a 4 30Hz display” nonetheless they gave the product a rating of 17.6 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation. Steven Brown wrote in his AOC U2868 review on Amazon “The colours are also brilliant and vivid”. One person thought the product had image ghosting. Reza mentioned on Amazon “If you buy this and experience ghosting make sure overdrive is turned off in the menu options”.

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Smart TV

Plenty of Connectivity Options

Three customers who bought it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Apcmag.com said “Plenty of connectivity options” in their review of the AOC U2868 but in spite of that they scored the product 1 stars. Brian Kay said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “A basic monitor with enough connectivity and a good picture”. Jonny mentioned “Great connectivity” .


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AOC U2868 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the AOC q2963Pm, or the Benq GW2765HT ($329.00) which has better reviews.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Acer B326 ($499.99) is also worth considering.

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Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The AOC U2868 is wall mountable. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age also are wall mountable.

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Display

Has an HDCP

The AOC U2868 has an HDCP, as do most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to this LCD screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen have response times of between 1ms and 40ms. When compared to other PC screens that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor that we have checked the response time of, the AOC U2868's response time of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

At only 160 degrees, the AOC U2868 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The AOC U2868 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to this LCD screen.

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Power

Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

One customer who purchased the product considered that it did not have a good battery life. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of the AOC U2868 “Battery Life” .


Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

Most flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three HDMI ports, including the AOC U2868 which has one HDMI port.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this PC screen was released.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00685417083787, 00750519092521, 04038986184380, 05054533624962, 06854170837874

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