The ViewSonic VA2409 is a 24 (23.6 viewable) widescreen monitor with a LED backlight and a glossy, thin-bezel design ideal for use in the home or at the office. With Full HD 1920x1080 resolution...
Viewsonic medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC screens Viewsonic is one of the superior brands.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC monitors that were launched more than a year ago.
Across all the medium monitors that have been available for more than a year the heights range from 36mm to 930mm. The Viewsonic VA2409 is one of the shorter PC displays that are a similar age to the VA2409 (only 325.12 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.
The Viewsonic VA2409 is quite light (only 2.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2409 have weights of between 2.3g and 79kg.
The average depth of PC screens of a similar spec and age to the VA2409 is 89mm. With a depth of only 33.02 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2409's depth is one of the shallowest amongst medium monitors that are a similar age to the VA2409.
8 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Viewsonic VA2409 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the VA2409 do not have a built-in camera. The Viewsonic VA2409 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2409 do not have an integrated card reader. The Viewsonic VA2409 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Not 3D Compatible
The Viewsonic VA2409 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the VA2409 are also not 3D compatible.
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Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to it.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC display has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the Viewsonic VA2409 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VA2409 is 18° and the widest is 180°.
5 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VA2409
Running Costs Are Average
Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VA2409 is £39, which is typical compared to the other 486 similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than a year.
Released Over a Year Ago
This flatpanel monitor was released over a year ago.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens that were released more than a year ago.
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20000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the Viewsonic VA2409 is 20000000:1. That's over four times the contrast ratio of the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio of 5000000:1.
With a width of 551.18 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2409 has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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