Because 1080p is for suckers and console kids. ;)
Great price for a 2k 27" monitor with full UK warranty and apparently these can be Hz overclocked if that's your thing.
27" Big Screen And 2560X1440 WQHD High Resolution
The HQ271HPG with a 2560x1440 WQHD (Quad HD) resolution offers superior picture quality and sharp images. You can enjoy over 77% more work space and higher ppi compared to conventional 1920x1080 FHD monitors. The panel provides 109 pixels per inch (ppi) allowing users to view greater image detail, providing extra working space to spread out and work, plus allows to enjoy games or movies in their original size and 16:9 aspect ratio.
Vivid Images, Lifelike Visuals The Technology WITH 178° Ultra-Wide View Angles
The HANNspree HQ271HPG features a LED-backlit HS-IPS panel with a 178° ultra-wide viewing angle on both horizontal and vertical planes, thereby minimizing color shift even when viewed from extreme angles. that minimizes color shift on both horizontal and vertical planes to ensure quality visuals from almost any direction. It delivers improved color accuracy plus increased energy efficiency. HQ271HPG uses a 178°(H)/178°(V) ultra-wide viewing angle Full HD HS-IPS panel that eliminates color shift from almost any direction and in nearly all environments.
The HANNspree HQ271HPG features a host of connectivity options that include HDMI and DVI for native WQHD, plus D-Sub VGA for Full HD 1080p content transmission.
Speakers And Headphones
The HQ271HPG has twin built-in 3W speakers that provide quality audio for a completely immersive home theater experience. Built-in speakers make it easy to catch up with family, friends and colleagues. For movies, music, games and more, you'll enjoy quality audio without the hassle of connecting external speakers. Don't want to disturb anybody? Plug your headset to the headphone socket and turn the volume up.
Key Selling Points
27" 16:9 LED backlight monitor
2560 x 1440 WQHD resolution
178°/178° ultra-wide viewing angle HS-IPS
7ms fast response time
HDMI, DVI-D, VGA
Built-in stereo speakers
Low power consumption