The ViewSonic VA2465Smh is a 24 (23.6 viewable) widescreen monitor with an LED backlight and glossy, thin-bezel design ideal for both work and entertainment. With the latest ViewSonic SuperClear...
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Average User Reviews
Users have rated this LCD screen on average 79 out of 100.
A few customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned “Great value monitor, not fancy” in their Viewsonic VA2465 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “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.”.
Three Viewsonic VA2465 reviewers who reviewed it said that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part” in their review of the Viewsonic VA2465. Chris he mentioned in October last year “I bought a cheap one off amazon for about 3 quid so not an issue”. Victor Meldrew Mk2 mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “A bargain” in his review of the Viewsonic VA2465.
Good Picture Quality
Four customers who bought the product thought it had good picture quality. In October Victor Meldrew Mk2 rated it 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic VA2465 “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”.
One person who bought the Viewsonic VA2465 concluded that it had clear images. One person mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation.
Good Product Quality
A few Viewsonic VA2465 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned “The image quality was certainly not satisfactory considering that £90 is still a fair amount of money”. Gary C. said in his review of the Viewsonic VA2465 in October “Excellent quality and clarity of image” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. W. Bryant said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent and”.
A Best Selling PC Screen
The VA2465 is one the best selling PC display currently available for sale according to Amazon sales data.
Running Costs Are Low
The average 5 year running cost of the VA2465 is only £36 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run PC monitors of a comparable spec and age.
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Easy to Use
A few people who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer rated it as excellent and said “It matches my TV) and the buttons to control the settings are real buttons” in their Viewsonic VA2465 review. Chris gave the Viewsonic VA2465 a rating of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The colours seem vibrant and clear and the menu seems pretty straight forward” in his review of the Viewsonic VA2465.
One Viewsonic VA2465 owner thought it was easy to setup. Dc said this month “The monitor was easy to set up and worked without issue”.
Viewsonic Has Good PC Screen Reviews
Based on 2,061 owner and expert reviews, Viewsonic has good reviews for its PC screens. Viewsonic also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands.
One Viewsonic VA2465 owner who purchased the Viewsonic VA2465 thought it was easy to damage or scratch. Mr John N Graves wrote on Amazon in October this year “Both are first class, no broken pixels” in his review of this PC monitor.
One person mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic VA2465 was well made.
Acceptable Noise Level
One Viewsonic VA2465 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was noisy. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review a few weeks ago “The audio comes out muffled and any sharp, loud noise causes crackling for the next few second” .
One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote “The monitor itself is pretty nice” in their review.
One Viewsonic VA2465 reviewer thought it was heavy. Amazon Customer mentioned this month “60fps video stuttered badly and was heavily noticeable” but they gave the Viewsonic VA2465 a score of 40 out of 100.
One Viewsonic VA2465 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance.
£4.97 Price Drop
The VA2465 has dropped in price by £4.97 in the last 17 days.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
There are a number of other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the E2314H[pl_2095841_price], or the S2316H[pl_3055042_price] both from DELL or the Acer G247HYL[plb_3029908_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Viewsonic VA2465 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC screens of this age and spec.
We compared all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the Philips 240V5QDAB[plb_2943026_price], the Samsung S22E450B[plb_2969254_price], and the Hannspree HS 245 HPB[plb_3148248_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC displays of this age and spec.
Has Two Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VA2465 is more than most PC displays of this age and spec. This Viewsonic PC monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that have been available for more than a year. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.
Very Low Average Power Consumption
The average power consumptions of medium monitors that came out more than a year ago range from 15W to 57W, and the average average power consumption is 29W. At only 17 Watts, the Viewsonic VA2465 has a quite low average power consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2465.
The average depth of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VA2465 is 93mm. The Viewsonic VA2465 is fairly shallow (only 46 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the VA2465.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the VA2465, the Viewsonic VA2465 does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price].
Not 3D Compatible
The Viewsonic VA2465 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Viewsonic VA2465 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of this age and spec.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The average response time of PC screens of this age and type is 5.7ms. At 6.5 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VA2465 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market for over two years.
With a width of 563.9 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2465 has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VA2465.
If you are not bothered about having a wider width then you might also want to look at the Acer V246HL[plb_2591112_price] (566.42mm) which is also cheaper.
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