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Viewsonic VG2847SMH PC Monitor

£299.51
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28" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jan 2015
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7 Reasons For

Viewsonic PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Medium monitors produced by Viewsonic have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Viewsonic also has good reviews across its entire range.

Price Has Dropped by £53.26

The price of the VG2847 has dropped by £53.26 in the last 30 days.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that were released more than a year ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Hannspree HQ271HPG (£196.51).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC monitors of this type and age, the Viewsonic VG2847 has a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Eizo FlexScan EV2450W (£245.70), or the LG 29UM67-P (£347.14).

There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might want to consider including the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 (£249.97).

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 71.12 centimeters, the Viewsonic VG2847 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VG2847. The screen sizes of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VG2847 range from 48cm to 600cm.

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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 the most commonly found graphics resolution on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has Four Cables Included

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens of this age and spec. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Viewsonic VG2847 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 241P6 (£206.12) which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VG2847 are not 3D compatible. The Viewsonic VG2847 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Samsung S29E790C (£300.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Viewsonic VG2847 does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other LCD screens of this age and type also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 typical of many medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

At 6.9 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VG2847 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the VG2847. Medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VG2847 have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VG2847

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VG2847 is £40, which is typical compared to the other 505 PC screens that came out more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display was released over a year ago.

Average Width

With a width of 556.8 millimeters, the Viewsonic VG2847 has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Specification

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Display Resolution
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Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
HD Type
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Separate H/V Sync
Viewable Size Diagonal
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in Port
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
Audio Output Port
Audio Input Port
DisplayPort
USB 2.0 Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Coloured Feet
Case Colour
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mount Interface
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
On Screen Menu Display
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certificate
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
User Guide On CD-ROM

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £39.26
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years £39.26
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Viewsonic VG2847uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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 viewsonic vg2847, viewsonic vg2847s, viewsonic vg2847sm, viewsonic vg2847smh
Barcodes 00766907774016, 07669077740160

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