Killer Pro Photo & Graphics Monitor
I personally would recommend this monitor to anyone needing to see truly accurate photos and graphics in their work. I will also tell you everything else looks wonderful as well. All my email, word processing, spreadsheet and browser programs shine with clear and very sharp, accurate, super readable fonts. The extra real estate I get with my Windows 7 Pro desktop is greatly appreciated as well. It's native 1920 x 1200 resolution is a joy.
Ultra-wide 29in display, good screen brightness and colour consistency
Brightness consistency was very good, with the bottom right side corner being the only area of much difference, the worst part being 6.2% dimmer at 100% Brightness and at 50% Brightness there was only one area at 3.5% dimmer. Colour uniformity was good, if not great, with the bottom left and middle areas showing variation up to 4.5 Delta- E, the bottom right being 3.0 and everywhere else at under 2.5 at 100% Brightness.
Must use PC input for dual source, Doesn't scale/letterbox
The biggest "problem" if you want to call it that with the AOC Q2963PM is the price. For $500, you can get two smaller displays and put them side by side. Sure, it isn't one, ultra-wide display, but it will probably cost you less than $500. For example, if you just use the 16:9 with a 1080p input, you end up with an image that is 23.75" diagonal. Right now, AOC's own 24" e2460Sd will run you less than $150 on Amazon (the MSRP is $190).
Mostly very happy -a keeper, indeed
I am very pleased with my new Envy 27: it looks and sounds great. I am upgrading from a 19" 720 display in a 2006 HP Touchsmart. I paid $408, which was $9 more than HP was charging on the day I checked last month -the Amazon account convenience and delivery-reliability was worth it. I am using a display port-to-display port connection and I didn't detect any difference when I tried a VGA connection using a DVI-I to VGA adaptor which came with my computer.
Very stylish looks, big display, glossy front
Checking the colour gamut coverage, sRGB reached 97%, Adobe RGB at 76% and NTSC at a lowly 71%. Brightness consistency was mostly satisfactory except for the right side which was much brighter - up to 16.3% difference at 100% brightness setting. Checking the screen on pure black there was clear light leak on that side too. Colour consistency across the display was fairly even, apart from the bottom centre third where it varied by Delta-E 4.4 at 100% Brightness.
Good after calibrating, no HDMI cable
This monitor attempts to cover all of the bases on gaming, and it does pretty well, especially in terms of response time. It's designed to cut back on the lag between when you initiate an action and see it onscreen and it performs this well. As other reviewers have mentioned, the main issue is that it comes calibrated so the colors look pretty terrible out of the box.
Poor colour reproduction, Black levels not very good
With those problems arrayed against it, not even the 120Hz refresh rate can soothe our unhappy eyes, and no matter how good the chassis and OSD are, the weak colour reproduction, poor black levels and over-saturated whites make this a pricey 27-inch screen to avoid.
Design is nice and ergonomic
It's unfortunate that BenQ seems to get so much right aside from the TN panel itself, but hopefully they can either find an IPS panel that can work at 120 Hz in the future, or perhaps switch to a glossy finish next time if it helps to improve the overall look of the display. As it is now, I looked forward to finishing this review so I could get back to my IPS display, and I can't really recommend the XL2720T based on my experience with it.
Great performance and plenty of features for the money
The Asus PA248Q is aimed at serious graphics professionals and enthusiasts and delivers great performance and plenty of features for the money. It offers more screen space than a typical 24inch display and offers a full set of adjustments and comes calibrated.
This is a solid easy to setup monitor. It connects to the HDMI port on my laptop and a separate USB connection supports the touch screen features. It comes with a DVD which has the drivers and manual. Do not lose the DVD! I misplaced mine and called LG support who told me to get the driver from Microsoft! This monitor really shines when you use the driver on the DVD rather than the plug and play driver in Windows, and even more so if you take the time to calibrate the colors.
Solid and Innovative
I'm quite satisfied with the performance of my S2340T both as a touch screen, and as a monitor generally. The monitor has a glossy, bright screen that's been easy on my eyes.
Setup was simple, and complete in two minutes: remove screen from packaging, plug in power cord to wall and to monitor base, connect USB 3 cable to monitor base and to computer, and connect HDMI cable to monitor base and to computer.
Great monitor for the price
I currently use three of these monitors for a surround setup on my gaming PC, and haven't had a single complaint yet. The resolution is good, even though it isn't 1080p (which wasn't a concern of mine). None of them have any dead or bright pixels, color is good, and refresh rate is excellent. There's nothing else that even compares in this price range.
Badly needs more processing and graphics power.
ViewSonic's new Smart Display VSD220, though, is actually nothing like its predecessor and, in fact, shows how much the world has turned. While the Air Panel tried to leverage desktop power, the new Smart Display VSD220 reverses the tide by leveraging tablet technology in a desktop.
Touchscreen is reasonably easy to use
If you're willing to abandon Windows or Mac OS and conduct your day-to-day work on a mega-size Android tablet, the ViewSonic VSD220 is a classy take on what may well be a new desktop genre. If you expect to work on it with more than occasional typing, though, we'd strongly suggest a separate keyboard and mouse, or your arms will really ache.
Decent number of sockets, cables for HDMI to micro-HDMI and USB supplied
The VSD 220 does two distinct things, and does one well and one reasonably.
Honestly, we're disappointed by the Android functionality. There's not enough power to make it a compelling Android device, and there's loads of room here to make it perhaps the best specified device on the market.
The dreadful app support is upsetting too. Games like Where's My Perry and Cut the Rope simply aren't compatible - although Angry Birds is.
Clean and easy to navigate
If youâ??re willing to abandon Windows or Mac OS and conduct your day-to-day work on a mega-size Android tablet, the ViewSonic VSD220 is a classy take on what may well be a new desktop genre. If you expect to work on it with more than occasional typing, though, weâ??d strongly suggest a separate keyboard and mouse, or your arms will really ache.
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