PCR looks at the latest monitors available on the market

PCR’s guide to the latest back to school monitors

With nearly 33.7 million PC monitors shipped globally in Q1 2014, Laura Barnes takes a look at the latest screens available to stock…


Distributor: Northamber

True-to-life image quality, SuperClear IPS LEDs with extremely wide viewing angles and 2560×1440 WQHD resolution brings ultra-high definition images into focus on the ViewSonic VP2772 monitor, which comes with an ergonomic, adjustable design for improved comfort and productivity.

Specs: 27-inch display, widescreen, USB hub, HDMI, DVI, DP.

SRP: £520


Distributors: Exertis Micro-P, Ingram Micro, Midwich

This monitor is Windows 8 certified and offers Full HD credentials. It has the ability to be wall mounted as well as being able to accommodate a mini PC to transform it into an All-in-One solution.

Specs: 23-inch display, LED, 16:9, Full HD, 1920×1080, 10 point multi-touch, HDMI, USB, VGA, DVI.

SRP: £199


Distributors: Exertis Micro-P, Tech Data, VIP Computers

With just 1ms response time, the g2460Pg G-Sync monitor from AOC is designed for gamers. It redraws the screen more than twice as fast as conventional 60Hz displays and has an integrated DisplayPort connector for fast image transmission.

Specs: 24-inch display, 80,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 170-degree viewing angle, Nvidia G-Sync, eco mode, two USB 2.0, two USB 3.0.

SRP: £369

LG 34UM65-P

Distributor: Midwich

The LG 34UM65-P 21:9 UltraWide Full HD Monitor is designed for multitasking and is ideal for office or library use with its four-screen split function, as well as a reader mode, which reduces blue light.

Specs: 34-inch display, LED, 2560×1440, two 7W speakers, HDMI.

SRP: £569


Distributors: Exertis Micro-P, Ingram Micro, Midwich

Boasting 10-point touch control, the HT271HPB is Windows 8 certified, features VESA support so it can be wall mounted and has energy saving LED backlighting.

Specs: 27-inch display, LED, 16:9, Full HD, 1920×1080, 10 point multi-touch, HDMI, USB, VGA, DVI.

SRP: £269


Distributor: Midwich

With a MultiSync LED backlit touchscreen, the E232WMT is a fully interactive desktop monitor that is suitable for a range of education environments.

Specs: 23-inch display, Full HD, AH-IPS active matrix LCD, 1920×1080, HD camera, integrated speakers, HDMI.

SRP: £459


Distributor: Midwich

Based on the latest optical touchscreen technology, the iiyama ProLite T245MTS-B3 lets users browse the web, email and draw while working on multiple screens, docking or typing on the on-screen keyboard.

Specs: 24-inch display, Full HD, 1920×1080, two 2W speakers, two DVI and two USB ports.

SRP: £299


Distributor: Entatech

Thanks to the monitor’s built-in optical multi-touch technology, users can manipulate content with pinch, zoom, rotate, swipe or scroll. It features a 16:9 Full HD screen and supports 1080p signals from all sources, including the most recent Blu-ray and advanced HD game consoles.

Specs: 23-inch display, 178-degree viewing angle, 1920×1080, 16:9, two 2W speakers, HDMI, VGA, two USB 2.0, 14ms response time.



Distributor: Midwich

The iiyama XU2390HS-B1 monitor features IPS panel technology to offer accurate and consistent colour reproduction, and is suitable for educational office applications.

Specs: 23-inch display, 1920×1080, HDMI, DVI.

SRP: £155


Distributor: Mentor Distribution

The ProLite TH6564MIS is designed for educational and corporate use. It has a high quality commercial AMVA3 LCD screen with anti-glare and a robust design to withstand demanding environments.

Specs: 65-inch display, infrared, multi-touch, LED backlighting, Full HD 1080p, two 12W stereo speakers.

SRP: £2,022


Distributors: Exertis Micro-P, Ingram Micro, Midwich

The HS241HPB features IPS technology designed for graphic heavy multimedia applications and gaming. This monitor boasts a super-wide viewing angle with no blur and fast data processing. The HS241HPB also includes HDMI connectivity and built-in audio.

Specs: IPS, 178-degree viewing angle, 16:9, Full HD, 1920×1080, 80,000,000:1 contrast ratio, VGA, DVI-D, HDMI.

SRP: £119.99


Distributor: Mentor Distribution

Featuring 4K resolution, the B2888UHSU offers four times more information and work space than a Full HD screen. PIP and PBP features allow users to create their own work space by displaying and manipulating multiple applications from two different data sources.

Specs: 28-inch display, LED backlighting, 1ms response time, 16:9 aspect ratio, 100mm by 100mm VESA mounting.

SRP: £406


Entatech – 0333 101 1000

Exertis Micro-P – 01282 776 776

Ingram Micro – 0871 973 3000

Mentor Distribution – 01462 814000

Midwich – 01379 649 200

Northamber – 020 8296 7000

Tech Data – 01256 788 000

VIP Computers – 0871 622 7500

Check Also

NFON UK Kicks-Off 10th Anniversary Year

NFON UK, a subsidiary of NFON AG, a European provider of integrated business communications from …