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Viewsonic VX2880

Viewsonic VX2880 PC Monitor

28" 50000000:1 LED Jun 2014
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
- 28 Ultra HD display- Dual DisplayPort Inputs- Integrated with HDMI and MHL inputs The ViewSonic VX2880ml is a 28 3840x2160 Ultra HD display that provides the highest resolution available in a... More
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11 Reasons For

Viewsonic PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,061 user and expert reviews, Viewsonic has good ratings for its LCD screens. Viewsonic also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic VX2880 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than two years which do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG IPS231P[plb_1766654_price].

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

At 1,070 million, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a quite many display colour count compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VX2880. The average display colour count of PC displays that are a comparable age to the VX2880 is 100M, and the display colour counts range from 0.21M to 1,100M.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Viewsonic VX2880 is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution.

This PC display's resolution (3840 x 2160) is actually the best resolution amongst all PC screens that were launched around the same time as the VX2880.

Amongst similar types of PC display the worst resolution is 640 x 350.

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Fairly Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The viewable size diagonals of LCD screens that are a comparable age to the VX2880 range from 21mm to 940mm. With a viewable size diagonal of 711.2 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2880 has one of the larger viewable size diagonals amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The average viewable width of PC monitors of this age and spec is 520mm, and the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm. At 620.9 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the VX2880.

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Quite Big Viewable Height

PC screens of this age and type have viewable heights of between 28mm and 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. At 341.3 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a quite big viewable height compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 71.12 centimeters, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the VX2880. The screen sizes of PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the VX2880 range from 28cm to 770cm.

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Has Three Cables Included

The Viewsonic VX2880 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "MHL" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Very Shallow

The Viewsonic VX2880 is fairly shallow (only 50.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the VX2880. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX2880 have depths of between 12mm and 560mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Very High Running Costs

The VX2880 is in the most expensive 19% of all 998 PC monitors of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VX2880 will cost £71 over 5 years to run.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years, the Viewsonic VX2880 is not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Viewsonic VX2880 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VX2880, the Viewsonic VX2880 does not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader which you might want to look at including the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX2880 the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°. At only 170 degrees, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most PC displays of this age and type have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Viewsonic VX2880 which has one HDMI port.

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Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 28 Watts, the Viewsonic VX2880 has one of the highest power consumptions when in PowerSave mode amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age. The average power consumption when in PowerSave mode of PC screens that have been around for more than two years is 6.1W, and the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.14W to 80W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Viewsonic VX2880

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this PC display was released.

Specification

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £70.51
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Total running cost over 5 years £70.51
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic vx2880, viewsonic vx2880m, viewsonic vx2880ml
Barcodes 00766907764314, 05054629648193, 07669077643140

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