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Viewsonic VX2770SMHLED PC Monitor

£230.37
£184.95 £45.42 cheaper than 14 days ago
tomshardware.co.uk Smart Buy tomshardware.com Smart Buy 01net.com 4 Star thg.ru Smart Buy ferra.ru Best Product
27" 1920 X 1080 30000000:1 LED Aug 2012
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The ViewSonic VX2770Smh-LED features an LED backlit 27" frameless design widescreen monitor with up to 40%* energy savings compared to a regular 27" monitor. The environmentally-friendly... More
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17 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This Viewsonic LCD screen is one of the most awarded by experts in PC displays of all the comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than two years.

Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshardware.com both gave this flatpanel monitor a "Smart Buy" award and it received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. Ferra.ru gave this LCD screen a "Best Product" award and Thg.ru gave it a "Smart Buy" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on ten expert reviews from sites including Techradar, Digital Versus, PC Mag and macworld.com.au the average expert rating of this Viewsonic PC monitor is 70%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 25 user reviews this PC screen has a fantastic average user rating.

Nice Design

A number of Viewsonic VX2770Smh reviewers who bought it concluded that it was good looking. Expert website Reviewed.com mentioned “A mouthful of a monitor that's beautifully designed and has some interesting, uncommon features”. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and wrote “The Viewsonic VX2770Smh-LED makes for a pretty nice 1080p 27-inch panel” in their Viewsonic VX2770Smh review.

Several Viewsonic VX2770Smh owners said that this PC monitor was a good design. Expert website Itproportal.com mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic VX2770Smh “With its slim profile and bezel-free design”. Two years ago Cybershack.com.au mentioned “Sleek design”.

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Good Product Quality

Several people concluded that it was good quality. Cybershack.com.au mentioned “Good image quality” in their Viewsonic VX2770Smh review. Cybershack.com.au also said “Impressive colour quality”.

Reasonably Priced

A few people who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was good value for money. Pcmag.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Affordable IPS (in-plane switching) monitors are popping up all over the place thanks to the advent of low-cost IPS panel technologies such as e-IPS” and gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100. Three years ago expert website Tomshardware.co.uk mentioned “With monitor prices creeping lower than ever, even the latest IPS-based models are now affordable”. Cybershack.com.au said in their Viewsonic VX2770Smh review “Picture quality, screen size and value for money” and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic VX2770Smh had good picture quality.

Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Viewsonic is one of the better rated PC display brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Viewsonic also has good ratings for its medium monitors.

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Several Viewsonic VX2770Smh owners said in their reviews that the Viewsonic VX2770Smh was well made. Expert review site Itproportal.com wrote four years ago “The 27in panel delivers a solid colour performance and offers the wide vi” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Size

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was thin.

Easy to Use

One customer who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Cybershack.com.au said in their review of the Viewsonic VX2770Smh “Good default settings”.

Good Technical Features

A number of people said that the product had good features. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus four years ago “The monitor's responsiveness, Full HD resolution and lack of certain hardware features hold it back form a fi”.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider including the AOC u3477 (£499.99) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VX2770Smh has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to the VX2770Smh do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth considering one of the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available including the iiyama XB2483HSU (£169.55) which has better reviews.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The VX2770Smh has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. Flatpanel monitors of this age and type have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 1,800°.

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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 frequently found graphics resolution on PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has One Cable Included

The Viewsonic VX2770Smh has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This Viewsonic PC monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the VX2770Smh.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec, the VX2770Smh is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Asus VG23AH which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the VX2770Smh do not have a built-in camera. The Viewsonic VX2770Smh 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

The Viewsonic VX2770Smh does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the VX2770Smh also do not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to look at including the DELL U2413 (£279.00) which also has a higher rating.

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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 PC monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 7 milliseconds, the VX2770Smh has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VX2770Smh. Flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VX2770Smh have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VX2770Smh

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VX2770Smh is £52, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC displays of a comparable type and age.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This Viewsonic LCD screen has been on the market for over four years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Display Surface
Glossy Display
HD Type
HDCP
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Separate H/V Sync
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Audio Output Port
Audio Input Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Linux Operating System
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Menu Display
LED Indicator
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Manual Included
Other Features
HDMI
Product Included

5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(17)
16 April 2014

Picture quality, screen size and value for money. When talking computer displays these factors are often at odds with one another. In general, quality doesn't come cheap, especially in larger... Read more…

Good default settings
Good image quality
Decent price
Sleek design
Impressive colour quality
Not many features
Stand design not great
Inconvenient button placement
Some motion blur
Limited feature set
27 January 2014

It seems that when you're buying a screen these days, you can hardly avoid getting a model with a new, economic IPS panel. How does that look when it's made by Viewsonic? VX2770Smh-LED model... Read more…

14 November 2013

The styling of the ViewSonic VX2770Smh-LED starts with the 27" IPS panel, which is described as 'Borderless'. I am not entirely clear what that means, as it suggests there is no surrounding bezel,... Read more…

15 May 2013

The AOC i2757Fm and this Viewsonic VX2770Smh-LED are two peas in a pod. Both are budget-oriented 27-inch models with 1,920 x 1,080 full-HD resolutions and sporting IPS panels. Indeed, they both... Read more…

Overall, the Viewsonic VX2770Smh-LED makes for a pretty nice 1080p 27-inch panel. It's a good choice for movie buffs and for gamers who want a big screen and either can't stretch to one of the...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 2 October 2014 by JeffM
JeffM would recommend the ViewSonic VX2770SMH-LED (Verified Purchase)

After deciding to employ a two-monitor setup in my office, our IT guy told me to consider one large monitor. Never considered a monitor like this until then, but am sure glad I decided to go with... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2014 by Mopman49
Mopman49 would recommend the ViewSonic VX2770SMH-LED (Verified Purchase)

This is my first 27 inch monitor and I love the big & bright screen. I watch movies and do all my other puter tasks on this IPS monitor. I had a 24 inch monitor before and it was too small for my... Read more…

Reviewed 29 September 2014 by TheBarrelGuy
TheBarrelGuy would recommend the ViewSonic VX2770SMH-LED (Verified Purchase)

We purchased a pair of these 27" monitors so we could have more than one document or screen open at the same time without losing text and image size... They are great for that...

Reviewed 21 August 2014 by TopGun
TopGun would recommend the ViewSonic VX2770SMH-LED

Had to call viewsonic tech support because there were NO indication where the power button is in 3 of its manuals. It's located on the base up front by the way. No VESA mount which kind of sucks... Read more…

Reviewed 16 May 2014 by Bsartist
Bsartist would recommend the ViewSonic VX2770SMH-LED (Verified Purchase)

I bought a 25" HP before this, but the glare from the screen was too much and I took it back. This has a non-glare finish which is what my old monitor had that I was very used to. It's definitely... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £48.07
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £51.11
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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 viewsonic vx2770, viewsonic vx2770s, viewsonic vx2770sm, viewsonic vx2770smh, viewsonic vx2770smhl, viewsonic vx2770smhle, viewsonic vx2770smhled
Barcodes 00021112986754, 00132018263983, 00766907659719, 07669076597192

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