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Viewsonic VA2855

Viewsonic VA2855SMH PC Monitor

£183.92
£158.43 £25.49 cheaper than 46 days ago
28" 1920 X 1080 LED Sep 2014
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
ViewSonic's VA2855Smh is a 28 LED multimedia display that delivers great colour performance. It features our exclusive SuperClear Pro image technology for superior wide-angle viewing, 3,000:1... More
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8 Reasons For

Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

We checked 2,061 expert and owner reviews for Viewsonic LCD screens and found that on average Viewsonic has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Viewsonic has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic VA2855 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the VA2855 do not have a built-in speaker.

Alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG IPS231P[plb_1766654_price].

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

At 620.9 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2855 has a quite big viewable width compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the VA2855. Across all the PC displays of a similar type and age to the VA2855 the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

The Viewsonic VA2855 has a fairly big viewable height (341.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VA2855. The smallest viewable height of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VA2855 is 28mm, the biggest is 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm.

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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 comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VA2855 is more than most PC screens of a similar type and age to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2855. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Very Shallow

At only 49.3 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2855 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. The average depth of PC displays of a similar type and age to the VA2855 is 110mm, and the depths range from 12mm to 560mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most PC screens of this type and age are not 3D compatible. The Viewsonic VA2855 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VA2855 do not have a built-in camera. The Viewsonic VA2855 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the VA2855, the Viewsonic VA2855 does not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to look at include the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The Viewsonic VA2855 has a quite slow response time (6.5 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. The average response time of PC displays that were released more than two years ago is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VA2855

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VA2855 is £52 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over two years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of this spec and age.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 11 May 2015 by SBonner
SBonner would recommend the ViewSonic VA2855SMH (Verified Purchase)

This is a very reasonably priced 28" inch monitor that delivers a high quality display. It has an HDMI port and also a VGA port, so it can be used with old and new computer systems. It does not... Read more…

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by Richard Makara
(Verified Purchase)

I have used a ViewSonic VA2216w for about 6 years, loved it, still works it does flicker sometimes, so I updated to this. Awesome monitor, nice and big, now I have to upgrade my graphics card so I... Read more…

Reviewed 21 July 2016 by Gary C.
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent quality and clarity of image. A great buy.

Reviewed 19 June 2016 by H. V. Bretman
(Verified Purchase)

This is working very well and is as described - it replaces my previous 21 inch monitor which died after six years of service...

Reviewed 23 May 2016 by GeekChick
(Verified Purchase)

I bought the Viewsonic VA2855Smh 28 inch monitor from COMPSOLUK which arrived very quickly. It was out of the box and setup in under 10 minutes. Although it is a large monitor, it looks very neat... Read more…

Reviewed 15 February 2016 by Amazon Buyer
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived quickly & well packaged. Picture quality great, great value for money.

Reviewed 2 December 2015 by Jasen
(Verified Purchase)

Good Product - Well Made.

Reviewed 11 August 2015 by Pablocrus
Pablocrus would recommend the ViewSonic VA2855SMH (Verified Purchase)

Hard to find and use buttons to adjust ,for that reason I gave 4 stars .Excellent product and picture...

Excellent Product And Pic
Fast
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Light weight
Hard To Find And Use Butt
No Usb Ports
No Webcam
Reviewed 15 May 2015 by C D B
(Verified Purchase)

Hoped I would be able to see more on the screen so that I wouldn't have to keep using the horizontal slider. Otherwise very good.

(Verified Purchase)

I work from home and use my computer for long periods; I have had the VA2216 for some years on my own machine. This updated version is just as good; perfect for office work the squarer screen... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £51.28
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Total running cost over 5 years £51.28
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers home va2855, code va2855, home va2855s, code va2855s, code va2855sm, home va2855sm, home va2855smh, code va2855smh, viewsonic va2855, viewsonic 300cdm2, viewsonic va2855s, viewsonic va2855sm, viewsonic va2855smh, viewsonic 1920x1080, asrockasusantecarcticb va2855, asrockasusantecarcticb va2855s, asrockasusantecarcticb va2855sm, asrockasusantecarcticb va2855smh
Barcodes 00766907765113, 05054533779792, 07669077651138

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