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21 Reasons For
Good Picture Quality
A few people concluded that the Viewsonic VP2772 had good colour saturation. Alfi said “Colours look far more natural on this screen”. Christopher R. said in his review “These panels have much better colours than the more common”. Christopher R. also wrote “The colours look great and the overall impression I get is it is slightly more vibrant than the HP”.
A number of Viewsonic VP2772 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it had good picture quality. Two years ago George said “Brilliant picture quality Good inbuilt presets Good range of connectors”. In the same month John scored the Viewsonic VP2772 99 out of 100 and he wrote in his review on Amazon “Picture quality is good and easy to adjust”. Malcolm Humphrey said on Amazon “Its a very clear picture, I haven't spotted any dead pixels, variations in brightness or anything less than top notch image quality” in his review of this PC monitors.
Several people who bought this PC monitors considered that it had a flickering image. Moore52 wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VP2772 on Amazon two years ago “A drop dead gorgeous monitor with a lovely flicker free backlight and the best matt coating I have ever seen”. Yann Maitre mentioned in their Viewsonic VP2772 review in August last year “Is absolutely flicker free”.
Two Viewsonic VP2772 reviewers who reviewed the Viewsonic VP2772 reckoned that it had clear images. C. R. Baker mentioned this year “Superb Clarity” and scored the product 5 stars. Chris a gave this PC monitors a score of 5 stars and he wrote “The other major change is the clarity and crispness of the display” in his Viewsonic VP2772 review.
Good Product Quality
Some people thought this PC monitors was good quality. A Hayes scored this PC monitors 99 out of 100 and said “Great quality, no backlight bleed, no dead pixels, pre-calibrated”. Cc mentioned in their review of this PC monitors “The monitor was good quality.” but despite that scored the product 3 stars. Two years ago Christopher R. said on Amazon “The stand is rugged and the build quality very good” in his Viewsonic VP2772 review.
A few Viewsonic VP2772 owners wrote that it was good value for money. Aarovic wrote on Amazon “Great Value - Great Picture” in their review. Aarovic also said “After a lot of trawling the internet for reviews on QHD monitors the ViewSonic VP2770 came up as best value for money compared with other 27inch monitors”. Ant wrote in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon three years ago “Impressive monitor for the price”.
Three Viewsonic VP2772 owners who bought this PC monitors agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Christopher R. said on Amazon “It doesn’ t have any speakers which is not a loss as monitor speakers are normally cheap and tinny” in his review of the Viewsonic VP2772. Tomag2345 gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100 and mentioned “For £450 is a bargain” in their review of this PC monitors.
Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Cc said on Amazon “It's a very sturdy, heavy base which takes up a lot of room behind” in their review. Christopher R. mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The stand is rugged and the build quality very good” in his review of the Viewsonic VP2772. Christopher R. also wrote “It is also very sturdy and doesn’t wobble”.
Some people concluded that the product was well made. Chris a scored this PC monitors 99 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic VP2772 on Amazon “My only dissappointment with the VP2770 is a lack of built in speakers, which I quickly rectified with my JBL Creatures”. Chris a also wrote “After a couple of weeks fairly solid use with the VP2770 now”. Christopher R. mentioned on Amazon “Looks solid and functional” and scored it 99 out of 100.
A number of Viewsonic VP2772 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was reliable. Chris a said “Overall the VP2770 is a massive step up from my old and trusty Viewsonic VG2230 TN” in his review. Two years ago Si wrote on Amazon “I've been looking for an upgrade for my trusty 10 year old 20" NEC for some time now, purely so I could fit more info on the screen.” in their review of this PC monitors and rated it 5 stars.
Easy to Use
A few customers reckoned that it was easy to use. Christopher R. said in his review of this PC monitors “The monitor uses touch sensitive OSD buttons which are a bit fiddly to use”. John Capozzi said in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon three years ago “Response time is stellar for a panel of this type, just be sure to use the middle "Advanced" setting in the OSD, not Ultra”. Yann Maitre mentioned “Very high resolution is really good in day to day use, resulting in a display that is both comfortable and practical to use, thanks to the huge screen real estate”.
Several Viewsonic VP2772 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a touch sensitive screen. Alfi said two years ago “The other buttons are all touch sensitive meaning you only need to touch them with zero force” in their review of the Viewsonic VP2772. G. Forbes rated this PC monitors 99 out of 100 and said three years ago “From thehe touch sensitive controls to the excellent screen” in their review of this PC monitors.
Several people who reviewed the Viewsonic VP2772 considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. John Ovenden gave it a rating of 5 stars and he said in his Viewsonic VP2772 review on Amazon “I found that I had to turn it down quite a bit for comfortable viewing”. Yann Maitre gave it a score of 99 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic VP2772 “Having two documents or two applications running side by side is again very comfortable”.
One person who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. J. Rajamogan said on Amazon “I haven't tried all the settings (the default seems perfect to me).” in their review of the Viewsonic VP2772.
Five Industry Awards
LCD screen experts love this Viewsonic PC screen, and have given it several awards.
Two more expert review sites both thought that this Viewsonic PC screen was good. This PC display received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com.
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Good Expert Reviews
Based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this PC display is 85 out of 100. The LCD screen expert review sites think this PC screen is one of the better PC displays of this age and type.
Several people who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Craig Brown gave this PC monitors a score of 99 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Simply gorgeous”. Craig Brown also wrote “It all changed when I upgraded to this gorgeous monitor”. Craig Brown also said “Games look totally gorgeous (2560x1440 helps, I am using a GeForce gtx770 2GB which copes well), movies looks great, even surfing the well looks much better”.
A number of Viewsonic VP2772 owners considered that the Viewsonic VP2772 was thick. Christopher R. mentioned in his review of this PC monitors two years ago “This Viewsonic monitor has a wide range of inputs (DVI, HDMI etc)”. Yann Maitre said “The V shaped stand sure is wide, almost as wide as the monitor itself.” in their Viewsonic VP2772 review and scored it 5 stars.
One person who bought this PC monitors thought it was good structurally. Northerner said in their review on Amazon “The quality is good and solid construction, mine had no bleed or dead pixels” yet only gave this PC monitors a score of 60 out of 100.
One customer who purchased this PC monitors reckoned that it was a good height. Christopher R. wrote on Amazon “The monitor has height, tilt and rotate adjustment”.
One Viewsonic VP2772 owner who bought it concluded that it was thin. Christopher R. wrote on Amazon “The screen uses LED backlighting which allows for a fairly thin screen and saves power compared to screens using CCFL lamps for backlighting”.
Good Environmental Credentials
One Viewsonic VP2772 owner who bought the Viewsonic VP2772 concluded that it was good in terms of recycling. Amazon Customer scored the product 99 out of 100 and wrote “A power recycle always cleared it” in their review.
Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
On average Viewsonic medium monitors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all LCD screens built by Viewsonic.
One Viewsonic VP2772 owner who bought the Viewsonic VP2772 considered that it had good technical guidance. Chris a mentioned “I couldnt help feel it was old tech” in his review and rated the Viewsonic VP2772 99 out of 100.
Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VP2772 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Viewsonic VP2772 which has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
Price Has Dropped by £102.37
The VP2772 has dropped in price by £102.37 in the last few weeks.
Excellent User Reviews
People who bought this PC display rated this PC screen as terrific on average.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC monitors of a comparable type and age to it.
We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think cheaper PC displays such as the iiyama XB2779QS (£379.99), the LG 34UM95 (£390.12), and the DELL UP2414Q (£499.99) is also worth considering.
Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The average vertical viewing angle of PC displays of this type and age is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Viewsonic VP2772 has a very wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to the VP2772.
Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The average horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors of this age and type is 170°. When compared to other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VP2772, the Viewsonic VP2772's horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest.
Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment
With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Viewsonic VP2772 has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst medium monitors of this age. The average maximum height adjustment of flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VP2772 is 130mm.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of PC screens that are a comparable age to the VP2772 is 290 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Viewsonic VP2772 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the VP2772.
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the Viewsonic VP2772 is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years is 720 x 400 and the best is 3840 x 2160.
12 Reasons Against
Two Viewsonic VP2772 owners agreed that this PC monitors was not good in terms of HDMI connections. John Capozzi said in his Viewsonic VP2772 review on Amazon “Does not have an HDMI input, you'll need a DVI to HDMI adaptor that's not included.I should mention that the stand allows the monitor to be raised very high”.
One customer thought this PC monitors was not able to connect to the internet.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Viewsonic VP2772 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of this type and age do have a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the LG 34UM95 (£390.12), the iiyama XB2776QS (£479.99), or the Philips 298P4 (£467.45) is also worth considering.
Not Cheap for an LCD Screen of This Spec and Age
We checked 635 LCD screens of this spec and age and they range in price from £41 to £8,760. We thought that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of this spec and age.
Not 3D Compatible
The Viewsonic VP2772 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the VP2772 are also not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Viewsonic VP2772 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the VP2772 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most PC monitors of a similar age and type to the VP2772 do not have an integrated card reader. The Viewsonic VP2772 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
There are a number of other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader which you might also want to consider including the DELL UP2414Q (£499.99).
Running Costs Are Very High
The VP2772 has an average 5 year running cost of £105 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 795 flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years.
Only Has Four Cables Included
The Viewsonic VP2772 has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years. The most frequently found cable included is VGA, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC, DVI, HDMI and USB are also found on this PC screen.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and type.
Quite Slow Response Time
PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the VP2772 have response times of between 1ms and 69ms. With a response time of 12 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VP2772 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VP2772.
Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
The power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of PC displays of this age and spec range from 0.14W to 80W. The Viewsonic VP2772 has a very high power consumption when in PowerSave mode (41 Watts) compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This flatpanel monitor was released over three years ago.
2000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The Viewsonic VP2772 has a maximum contrast ratio of 2000000:1. That's 90% less contrast ratio than a 20000000:1 flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found contrast ratio.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have a 2000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio to this LCD screen and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the DELL UP2414Q (£499.99) is also worth considering.
If the contrast ratio of this PC display is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the XB2776QS (£479.99) (5000000:1), or the XB2779QS (£379.99) (5000000:1) both from iiyama or the Benq BL3200 (£299.99) (20000000:1) which is also cheaper.
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