Fourteen days back, Gearbest inquired as to whether I needed to survey anything from their site and I picked three screens, the HKC T7000, HKC Q320 Pro and HKC B4000. Since I’m somebody who esteems shading precision and I’m not a gamer, I hunt on their site down screens with the best hues, and these three were the ones that grabbed my eye.
Here are the specifications:
- Screen size: 23.8 inch
- Resolution: 1920 x 1080
- Panel: IPS
- Ports: HDMI, VGA
- Viewing angle: 178 degree
- Contrast: 20,000,000:1
- Response Time: 8ms
- Included items: 1x HMDI cable, 1x power cable
The specifications are decent for an IPS panel. The only thing that stands out is the incredible 20,000,000:1 contrast ratio. It must be some typo. lol
This is a very minimalist monitor without many features. There are no USB ports. It’s also not a gaming monitor and does not support freesync. I picked this specifically to review because it’s an IPS panel. Gearbest sells a lot of gaming monitors so IPS screens are kinda rare.
Looking at this HKC 23.8-inch monitor reminds me of my first 24-inch monitor, the Dell U2405FPW, from 2005. That Dell monitor was such a humongous and clunky. I loved that monitor so much because it was the first time I could afford such a huge monitor that had such high resolution (at that time).
When I look at the HKC B4000 now, I’m just amazed at how fast technology has evolved, and how the price has dropped for monitors like this. The retail price for that Dell monitor back then was US $1,199. IPS monitors at 24-inches are now priced around US $150 – $200. The HKC B4000 is selling at US $150. It’s just amazing how affordable monitors are nowadays. But price is just one factor, let’s talk about the build and performance.
Build quality and design
This is a unimaginably thin screen. I’ve never observed such a thin IPS screen previously. It’s solitary 6.5mm thick. In the photograph over, that dark thing is my telephone.
The screen just ends up thicker at the base where the ports are.
I discover it very unusual that they have incorporated the antiquated VGA port. Not certain how old your designs card is on the off chance that despite everything it bolsters VGA.
The assemble quality is sufficient yet for a screen this thin, to state that it’s not delicate would lie.
The bezels are likewise unbelievably thin, estimating at 1.8mm. The bezels is significantly more slender than my menu bar. From the front, you’re relatively taking a gander at simply the screen. The bezels are unquestionably still required, if not how might you convey or change the screen?
Since the screen is so thin, to change the screen for tilt, you need to utilize the two hands, one at best and the other at the base, to tilt it. In the event that you utilize one hand, you’ll move the screen together with the stand.
The stand has a moderate plan and does not take up a ton of table space. You do need to repair the stand yourself utilizing the screws gave. A cross-type screwdriver is required however it’s excluded. Repairing the stand is clear.
Just the tilt alternative is accessible for the stand. This part is somewhat uncovered however you can cover it with a dark bit of plastic that is incorporated.
The general structure just looks extraordinary. It’s a straightforward and clean structure.
My solitary minor bandy is the bezels ain’t flushed to the surface of the screen. That is the main thing I can whine about.
I utilized a Spyder5Pro shading calibrator and estimated 95% sRGB bolster. Shading extent is very not too bad at a screen at this cost go. It’s not 99% sRGB but rather it’s nearby. When I controlled on the screen out of the blue, I could advise right away the hues will be extraordinary.
Survey points are incredible as well. There’s exceptionally negligible shading moving when seen from the side. This is a screen appropriate for visual depiction or media creation.
The screen is matte and non intelligent.
To get the best hues, you need to go into the screen menus to pick the right shading temperature before you align the screen. There are three to browse: cool, warm, client. You ought to pick USER since that is the unbiased shading temperature. On the off chance that you haven’t aligned your screen previously, you most likely don’t have to shading adjust this. It should watch okay out of the container. I have to align mine since I utilize such a large number of screens and my PC is has too many shading profiles, one explicit to each screen.
I spotted some light spilling at the upper left corner. For reasons unknown, my camera couldn’t catch the light break so I get it isn’t so genuine.
Another drawback which is progressively noteworthy is there’s versatile differentiation that I can’t figure out how to kill. Essentially, when the screen is
Backdrop illumination is very even. In the photograph above, you may see all the more light spilling from specific regions above yet, all things considered, I can’t see that with my eyes. Nothing to grumble about.
The light spilling at the upper left corner is unusually not a major issue when the screen is dim, for example, when you’re watching motion pictures.
There’s the great IPS sparkle however, much the same as numerous different IPS screen.
At the cost that it’s as of now moving at, which is US $150, it’s very worth the cash. Also, contingent upon where you will be, you may even fit the bill with the expectation of complimentary delivery from Gearbest.
95% sRGB bolster is sufficient for photograph and video altering. There won’t be any distinction altering on 95% versus 99% sRGB screens. Both will look extraordinary. The hues on the HKC B4000 are extraordinary.
HKC is a basically obscure brand in the west. I’ve never observed HKC items being inspected on significant tech site previously. Anyway, all things purchased from Gearbest accompanies a one year guarantee. For more returns and guarantee information, visit Gearbest Warranty and Returns page.
This audit won’t be finished in the event that I don’t contrast it with another screen. I’m going to utilize the Dell U2317H which is moving at US $165. The Dell has USB ports however other than that, the various highlights are really comparable. Eventually it will come down to the looks. The HKC has a straightforward negligible, progressively exquisite structure. Dell’s structure looks decent as well. The process of judging attractiveness is entirely subjective’s. Pick your top pick.
On the off chance that you have more spending plan, similar to US $300, consider the 25-inch HKC B6000 screen (2560 x 1440 goals) that underpins 99% AdobeRGB. That is likewise a spending screen is its own classification.