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2560 X 1600 PC Screen
29.8" 2560 X 1600 Pixels 20000:1 LCD Dec 2015
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NEC EA305WMI-BK Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features,
Not Currently for Sale
8 Great Features
19 Months Old
£223 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 33?

At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
It has running costs of £223 over 8 years, which are in the most expensive 4% of all 659 new medium monitors that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a composite sync
Fairly slow response time

NEC EA305WMI-BK In-Depth Analysis


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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The EA305WMI-BK has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Composite Sync

The NEC EA305WMI-BK has a composite sync. Most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to this PC screen also have a composite sync.

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2560 X 1600 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the NEC EA305WMI-BK is 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all new flatpanel monitors the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 3840 x 2400 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The EA305WMI-BK has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC display.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the EA305WMI-BK has one of the slower response times amongst PC displays of this age. The response times of recently released medium monitors range from 1ms to 250ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the NEC EA305WMI-BK is more than most recently released medium monitors. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC display. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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Energy Star Certified

The NEC EA305WMI-BK is Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC display also are Energy Star certified.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The EA305WMI-BK has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other new similar spec PC displays.

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Has an HDCP

The NEC EA305WMI-BK has an HDCP. Most of the other latest medium monitors also have an HDCP.

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Released 19 Months Ago

It was December 2015 when this medium monitor was released.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The EA305WMI-BK is one of the less economic to run new medium monitors that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the EA305WMI-BK is £223.

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NEC EA305WMI-BK Review Sources

To prepare this NEC EA305WMI-BK review we compared this PC monitor to 100 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 707,669 product attributes, 87,163 PC monitor reviews and 7,977,400 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers visipax prea305wmibksv, visipax ea305wmibksv, visipax 2560x1440, nec ea305wmibksv
Barcodes 00779184061106, 00805736057553