Author Topic: Monoprice 27" 4K RTD2795 IPS Review: Matte 27" 3840x2160 AHVA with AMD Free-Sync  (Read 3042 times)


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Matte Coating

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The Monoprice 274K uses an essentially grainy free matte coating 3840x2160 matte coated AHVA panel. A tiny bit of grain/sparkle can be seen when viewing a few light colors and white, but significantly less so than a 1440p TN panel, and not more than typical modern matte coated 1440p-4K AHVA/IPS/PLS panels.

Glare of reflections shows up in the form of a minor white haze in very dark content, but it's the expected amount for a matte AHVA/IPS/PLS panel. I have no complaints with the matte coating since it does not does not significantly impact the clarity and vibrancy like most matte coated IPS panels made before 2013, and it handles bright lights like my 2600 lumen ceiling light as well as the 27-32" 4K AHAVA and IPS panel using competitors I have tested.

My Viewsonic VP2780-4K (3840x2160 matte coated AH-IPS) is obviously more reflective and suffers from significantly more white glow when viewing dark content head on.

Here are photos of three different matte 3840x2160 AHVA and IPS panels displaying black with my ceiling light (Philips 2600 lumen Daylight/6500k CFL) on, and all monitors set to 140cdm/2 brightness.

Acer XB321HK (AHVA; 800:1 contrast)
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Monoprice RTD2795 (AHVA; 1000:1 Contrast)
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Viewsonic VP2780-4K (AH-IPS; 1000:1 contrast)
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