The reviewers at two additional expert review sites both concluded that this flatpanel monitor was good. This Viewsonic PC display received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com.
Good Expert Reviews
The average expert rating of this Viewsonic PC monitor is 85 out of 100 based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus. If all the medium monitors that have been available for more than two years are ranked by average expert review score then this PC screen is in the top 20%.
User Reviews Are Excellent
Users have rated this flatpanel monitor as marvellous on average.
Easy to Use
A few customers reckoned that the Viewsonic VP2772 was easy to use. Christopher R. wrote “The monitor uses touch sensitive OSD buttons which are a bit fiddly to use” and scored the product very highly. Three years ago John Capozzi said “Response time is stellar for a panel of this type, just be sure to use the middle "Advanced" setting in the OSD, not Ultra”. In October last year Yann Maitre said on Amazon “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” in their Viewsonic VP2772 review.
Two people agreed that the Viewsonic VP2772 had a touch sensitive screen. Alfi said “The other buttons are all touch sensitive meaning you only need to touch them with zero force” . G. Forbes said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “From thehe touch sensitive controls to the excellent screen”.
Some people said that the Viewsonic VP2772 was comfortable and easy to hold. John Ovenden said on Amazon “I found that I had to turn it down quite a bit for comfortable viewing”. Yann Maitre mentioned in their review on Amazon “Having two documents or two applications running side by side is again very comfortable”.
One Viewsonic VP2772 owner considered that the product was easy to use the menus. Mr. J. Rajamogan wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “I haven't tried all the settings (the default seems perfect to me).”.
Some customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Cc wrote in their review on Amazon “It's a very sturdy, heavy base which takes up a lot of room behind”. Christopher R. scored the product 5 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It is also very sturdy and doesn’t wobble”. John Capozzi said on Amazon “The base is very very sturdy” in his review of this PC monitor.
Some customers thought it was well made. Chris a wrote “My only dissappointment with the VP2770 is a lack of built in speakers, which I quickly rectified with my JBL Creatures”. Chris a also mentioned “After a couple of weeks fairly solid use with the VP2770 now”. Two years ago Christopher R. wrote “Looks solid and functional” in his review.
Several Viewsonic VP2772 reviewers said in their reviews that it was reliable. Chris a gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Overall the VP2770 is a massive step up from my old and trusty Viewsonic VG2230 TN” in his review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Si said “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 Viewsonic VP2772 review.
Good Product Quality
Some customers who bought the Viewsonic VP2772 thought it was good quality. A Hayes wrote “Great quality, no backlight bleed, no dead pixels, pre-calibrated” in their review. Cc mentioned “The monitor was good quality.” however they scored it 60 out of 100. Christopher R. said in his Viewsonic VP2772 review two years ago “The stand is rugged and the build quality very good” .
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Several Viewsonic VP2772 owners who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Aarovic said in their Viewsonic VP2772 review on Amazon “Great Value - Great Picture”. Aarovic also wrote “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 mentioned “Impressive monitor for the price” in their review of this PC monitor.
A number of Viewsonic VP2772 owners who bought the product concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Two years ago Christopher R. rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It doesn’ t have any speakers which is not a loss as monitor speakers are normally cheap and tinny”. Tomag2345 gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VP2772 this year “For £450 is a bargain”.
Good Picture Quality
Twelve Viewsonic VP2772 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago Alfi wrote on Amazon “Colours look far more natural on this screen” and scored it 5 stars. Christopher R. said on Amazon “These panels have much better colours than the more common” in his review of this PC monitor. Christopher R. also wrote “The colours look great and the overall impression I get is it is slightly more vibrant than the HP”.
Some Viewsonic VP2772 owners who bought the Viewsonic VP2772 considered that it had good picture quality. Two years ago George said in his review on Amazon “Brilliant picture quality Good inbuilt presets Good range of connectors”. John scored it 5 stars and he mentioned in his Viewsonic VP2772 review on Amazon “Picture quality is good and easy to adjust”. Malcolm Humphrey scored the Viewsonic VP2772 very highly and he wrote “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.
Some people mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic VP2772 had a flickering image. Two years ago Moore52 said “A drop dead gorgeous monitor with a lovely flicker free backlight and the best matt coating I have ever seen” in their Viewsonic VP2772 review. Yann Maitre mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic VP2772 “Is absolutely flicker free”.
A few Viewsonic VP2772 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it had clear images. A few weeks ago C. R. Baker said “Superb Clarity” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Chris a said three years ago “The other major change is the clarity and crispness of the display” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
Some Viewsonic VP2772 owners who reviewed the Viewsonic VP2772 considered that it was good looking. Craig Brown scored the Viewsonic VP2772 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Simply gorgeous” in his review of the Viewsonic VP2772. Craig Brown also said “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”.
Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
On average Viewsonic medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC monitors produced by Viewsonic.
Good Environmental Credentials
One customer mentioned that it was good in terms of recycling. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “A power recycle always cleared it”.
One Viewsonic VP2772 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had good technical guidance. Chris a said in his Viewsonic VP2772 review on Amazon “I couldnt help feel it was old tech”.
Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The Viewsonic VP2772 is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC screen.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price], or the Samsung U28D590D[plb_3828094_price] which is cheaper.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Viewsonic VP2772 has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. The horizontal viewing angles of PC monitors that came out around the same time as the VP2772 range from 60° to 1,800°.
Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The average vertical viewing angle of LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the VP2772 is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Viewsonic VP2772 has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VP2772.
Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment
Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VP2772 the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm. With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Viewsonic VP2772 has a quite high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the VP2772.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the VP2772 is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Viewsonic VP2772 has one of the brighter display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
Most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VP2772 have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Viewsonic VP2772 which has four USB 3.0 ports.
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the Viewsonic VP2772 is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VP2772 the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).
Has Four Cables Included
The Viewsonic VP2772 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on comparable spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago. The cables included "DVI", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
A few people said in their reviews that it was not heavy and bulky. Ant said “A great monitor, looks a little bulky perhaps due to the larger bezel” however despite that they rated the Viewsonic VP2772 5 stars. Two years ago Strathearn wrote in their Viewsonic VP2772 review “The only mild criticisms are the bulky stand (though this is more stable than some others)”.
One person who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was not heavy. Gamer said on Amazon “The extra ooomph has a hefty price tag.” in their review of this PC monitor.
Several Viewsonic VP2772 owners who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. John Capozzi said in his review of the Viewsonic VP2772 on Amazon three years ago “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 person said in their reviews that the Viewsonic VP2772 was not able to connect to the internet.
£88.08 Price Increase
In the last 3 days the VP2772 has increased in price by £88.08.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Viewsonic VP2772 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the VP2772 also do not have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at including the iiyama XB2776QS[plb_1490325_price], or the Philips 298P4[plb_1608300_price] which is also cheaper.
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We think this Viewsonic PC monitor looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of this type and age. We checked 534 LCD screens of this type and age and they range in price from £51 to £5,421.
Not 3D Compatible
The Viewsonic VP2772 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the VP2772 are also not 3D compatible.
If you want a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Philips 272G5DYEB[plb_3175233_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age, the Viewsonic VP2772 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VP2772, the Viewsonic VP2772 does not have an integrated card reader.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to look at including the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the U3014[pl_1655695_price] both from DELL or the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price].
Very High Running Costs
The VP2772 is one of the most expensive to run PC displays of a comparable spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the VP2772 will cost £105 over 5 years to run.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this spec and age.
Only One HDMI Port
Most PC screens of this spec and age have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Viewsonic VP2772 which has one HDMI port.
Quite Slow Response Time
At 12 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VP2772 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The fastest response time of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.
Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
The Viewsonic VP2772 has a very high power consumption when in PowerSave mode (41 Watts) compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VP2772. PC displays of this age and spec have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.14W and 80W.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
Viewsonic released the VP2772 over three years ago.
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