The leading tech manufacturers have been rolling out new 4K (UHD) monitors left and right as it’s already hard to keep up with all these announcements. Recently, AOC has also joined the party with its visually impressive U2879VF UHD display. The widescreen LED Backlit LCD monitor combines a 28-inch screen size with 4K Ultra HD resolution for super-sharp, highly detailed images and life-like colour reproduction. As the manufacturer claims, the 10-bit Deep Color TN panel can display over a billion hues simultaneously, for superb realism and natural shading.
Further, the AOC U2879VF yields a superior pixel density of 157PPI along with ultra-fast response time of 1 ms, Adaptive-Sync support and comes with an affordable price tag of just $329. You can also take advantage of the multiple connectivity options the unit provides as it offers support for a variety of devices via the HDMI, DisplayPort, HDMI (MHL), and D-Sub ports found on the back of the monitor. Due to the Picture-in-Picture and Picture-by-Picture capabilities, you can watch a video from a media device through the HDMI connection on one part of the screen, while browsing the Internet from a computer via the DisplayPort connection on the rest of the screen.
AOC U2879VF 4K Monitor Highlights
- Native Resolution – 3840×2160
- Panel size – 28-inch
- Screen Ratio – 16:9
- Response Time – 1ms
- Recommended Resolution – 3840×[email protected] (DP, HDMI 2.0)
- Contrast Ratio – 1000:1 (Typical) 80,000,000:1 (DCR)
- Display Colours – 1.073G
- Birghtness – 300 cd/m²
- Input Connectors – Analog , Dual link DVI,HDMI(MHL) & DP
- Viewing Angle – 170/160
- Plug & Play – VESA DDC2B™ & DDC2B/CI
- Price – $329
The AOC U2879VF comes with a fairly standard stand, which supports tilt and pivot adjustments and has a brushed-aluminum-looking base. AOC has also included AMD FreeSync technology in the U2879VF monitor to reduce lag by syncing the GPU and monitor. The combination of the AMD FreeSync technology with the 1 ms response time provides creative professionals with virtually no tearing or motion blur. The AOC U2879VF also includes Flicker-Free technology that reduces the flickering artifacts, thus being less straining on the eye and more comfortable to work for longer periods of time.
Overall, considering the array of input options and features one can get for the price, the AOC U2879VF seems to be a viable alternative to other more popular UHD monitors on the market. So, if you need an affordable Ultra HD monitor on your desk right now, the AOC U2879VF is definitely worth a try.
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