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10 Reasons For
Average Expert Reviews
On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Welt.de and gadgetspeak.com this LCD screen has an overall expert rating of 79 out of 100.
Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens
We calculated the average ratings for all Viewsonic PC monitors and also specifically for Viewsonic medium monitors and found that in both cases Viewsonic had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.
Easy to Use
One Viewsonic VG2437 reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to setup. This year Mrs. V. Spurr wrote “Easy to set up” in their review.
One customer who reviewed it said that it was good for making skype calls. Tomcat132 mentioned in their review “The picture is good and SKYPE works” but they only gave the Viewsonic VG2437 a score of 3 stars.
£34.79 Price Drop
The VG2437 has dropped in price by £34.79 in the last couple of weeks.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the DELL E2314H[plb_2095841_price] or you might consider a higher scoring flatpanel monitor such as the Acer G277HL[plb_3029910_price].
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Has a Built-In Camera
The Viewsonic VG2437 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other PC monitors of this type and age do not have a built-in camera.
Alternative PC monitors with a built-in camera currently available that you might want to consider include the Philips 221S6QYKMB[plb_3015788_price], or the Asus VK248H[plb_2969185_price] which is cheaper.
Other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the HP EliteDisplay E240c[plb_3059589_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year, the Viewsonic VG2437 has a built-in speaker.
Alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to look at include the Benq GW2760H[plb_3402570_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 221S6QYKMB[plb_3015788_price], or the Samsung S23E650K[plb_3062083_price] which is cheaper.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Has Five Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VG2437 is more than most medium monitors that have been around for more than a year. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.
6 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The Viewsonic VG2437 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VG2437, the Viewsonic VG2437 does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec PC displays that have been available for more than a year.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power
The average RMS rated audio power of medium monitors that have been available for more than a year is 5.6W. At only 2 Watts, the Viewsonic VG2437 has a quite low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VG2437.
Quite Slow Response Time
With a response time of 6.9 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VG2437 has one of the slower response times amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VG2437 is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.
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Running Costs Are Average
Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VG2437 will cost £40 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 505 LCD screens of a comparable age and spec.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this PC screen was released.
With a width of 556.8 millimeters, the Viewsonic VG2437 has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VG2437.
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