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Viewsonic VA2265SM3 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 LED Aug 2015
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
The ViewSonic VA2265Sm-3 is a 22 (21.5 viewable) widescreen monitor with an LED backlight and glossy, thin-bezel design ideal for use in the home or at the office. With Full HD 1920x1080... More
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19 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

A few customers who reviewed the product thought it had good picture quality. This year Amazon Customer said “The image quality was certainly not satisfactory considering that £90 is still a fair amount of money” in their review of this PC monitors. A few weeks ago Victor Meldrew Mk2 mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 “First off though might I say that if you are looking for fast graphics, brilliant colours then look elsewhere, if you are looking for a great value item, vibrant colours”. In August last year W. Bryant scored it 5 stars and mentioned “The picture quality is excellent and” in their review of the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3.

One Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 reviewer who bought this PC monitors thought it had clear images. In August Gary C. wrote in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Excellent quality and clarity of image”.

One Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 owner who reviewed this PC monitors considered that it had good colour saturation. Chris rated the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “The colours seem vibrant and clear” in his Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 review.

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Reasonably Priced

Eleven Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 owners concluded that it was good value for money. In August last year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Great value monitor, not fancy” in their review of this PC monitors. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Overall I would recommend to anyone looking for a good value, simple monitor especially at the price I paid”. Amazon Customer also wrote “You have a high resolution for a low price.”.

Several customers who reviewed this PC monitors considered that it was a bargain for the price. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer said “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part”. Chris rated it 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “I bought a cheap one off amazon for about 3 quid so not an issue” in his Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 review. Victor Meldrew Mk2 wrote on Amazon this year “A bargain” and gave this PC monitors a rating of 99 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers wrote that the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 was good quality. This year Amazon Customer mentioned “The image quality was certainly not satisfactory considering that £90 is still a fair amount of money” yet only scored it 2 stars. Amazon Customer also mentioned “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part”. Gary C. scored the product 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Excellent quality and clarity of image” in his Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 review.

Easy to Use

Some people considered that the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon in August last year “It matches my TV) and the buttons to control the settings are real buttons”. Chris said on Amazon “The colours seem vibrant and clear and the menu seems pretty straight forward”.

One person who purchased it thought it was easy to setup. Dc gave the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 a score of 4 stars and said on Amazon a few weeks ago “The monitor was easy to set up and worked without issue” in their review of the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3.

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Good Brand

Based on 2,061 owner and expert reviews, Viewsonic has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. Viewsonic also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers.

Robust

One Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 owner who reviewed this PC monitors thought it was easy to damage or scratch. Mr John N Graves gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review a few weeks ago “Both are first class, no broken pixels”.

One Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 owner said that it was well made. Amazon Customer said on Amazon this year “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part” although gave the product a rating of 2 stars.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who purchased this PC monitors said that it was noisy. Amazon Customer wrote “The audio comes out muffled and any sharp, loud noise causes crackling for the next few second” in their review of this PC monitors although only rated the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 3 stars.

Nice Design

One Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 reviewer who bought this PC monitors considered that it was good looking. Amazon Customer and mentioned in their review of this PC monitors “The monitor itself is pretty nice”.

Good Size

One Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 reviewer who reviewed the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 said that it was heavy. Amazon Customer said in their Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 review on Amazon “60fps video stuttered badly and was heavily noticeable” yet only rated this PC monitors 40 out of 100.

Good Support

One person mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as it.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Philips 227E6[plb_2497490_price], the iiyama B2282HD-B1[plb_3052595_price], and the AOC G2260VWQ6[plb_3075610_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VA2265SM-3 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq GW2265HM[plb_2954621_price].

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at including the Medion Akoya P54421[plb_2882134_price], or the Samsung LT24E310EX[plb_3719966_price].

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Similar spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the VA2265SM-3 have horizontal viewing angles of between 18° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VA2265SM-3.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC displays that are a similar age to the VA2265SM-3 range from 10° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The VA2265SM-3 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VA2265SM-3.

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Has Two Cables Included

The VA2265SM-3 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of this age and type. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VA2265SM-3. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this LCD screen.

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Narrow

Across all the flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the VA2265SM-3 the widths range from 340mm to 960mm, and the average width is 590mm. At only 510.69 millimeters, the VA2265SM-3 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 510.69mm wide PC displays currently available including the VA2265S-3[pl_2975008_price], or the VA2265SH[pl_2976364_price] both from Viewsonic which is cheaper.

If you are not concerned about having a wider width then you might want to consider the Philips 227E6[plb_2497490_price] (511mm) which is also cheaper.

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Light

The lightest LCD screen of a similar age and type to the VA2265SM-3 is 2.3g weight, the heaviest is 79kg, and the average weight is 5kg. At only 3 kilograms, the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 is quite light compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Short

The VA2265SM-3 is fairly short (only 319.38 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year. The average height of medium monitors that are a similar age to the VA2265SM-3 is 360mm.

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Very Shallow

The VA2265SM-3 is quite shallow (only 47.16 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the VA2265SM-3. The shallowest PC display of this type and age is 33mm deep, the deepest is 650mm, and the average depth is 93mm.

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9 Reasons Against

£5.57 Price Increase

The price of the VA2265SM-3 has increased by £5.57 in the last 40 days.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to the VA2265SM-3, the VA2265SM-3 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this PC monitor and we think the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The VA2265SM-3 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the VA2265SM-3 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VA2265SM-3 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Small Viewable Height

The viewable heights of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VA2265SM-3 range from 230mm to 700mm, and the average viewable height is 320mm. At only 267.786 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3 has a fairly small viewable height compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

With a viewable width of only 476.064 millimeters, the VA2265SM-3 has one of the smaller viewable widths amongst LCD screens of this age. Across all the LCD screens of this spec and age the viewable widths range from 280mm to 800mm.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the VA2265SM-3 has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The average display brightness of PC displays that were launched around the same time as the VA2265SM-3 is 280 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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2 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VA2265SM-3

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VA2265SM-3 is £36 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 505 LCD screens of this type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

Viewsonic released the VA2265SM-3 over a year ago.

Specification

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Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
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Coloured Feet
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £35.25
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Total running cost over 5 years £35.25
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0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers VA2265Sm-3, code va2265sm3, viewsonic va2265, viewsonic va2265s, viewsonic 250cdm2, viewsonic p228460, viewsonic p228460p, viewsonic btz8zs00, viewsonic va2265sm, viewsonic btz8za00, viewsonic va2265s3, viewsonic 1920x1080, viewsonic wa2265sm3, viewsonic va2265sm3
Barcodes 00766907811636, 00766907811742, 05054629827734

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