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Viewsonic SD-Z225

73

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Viewsonic SD-Z225

£391.80
£189.00 £203 cheaper than 33 days ago
Viewsonic SD-Z225
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An economical to run and good spec 22" PC screen, with a reasonable price
22" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20000000:1 No Mar 2014
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Viewsonic SD-Z225 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Viewsonic SD-Z225 as follows:
72
Value for Money
Good
75
Features
Good Features
66
Age
3 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£62 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £62 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a microphone in
Hardware accelerated pcoip optimized for vmware view
PCoIP management console provides web based global control
Full connectivity supports video out (dvi-d) for dual monitor productivity, 4-usb (v2.0) ports, mic, headphone, and rj45 ethernet for 10/100/gigabit
Ultra-reliable design with no moving parts lasts twice as long
Smaller than average display diagonal
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £391.80 to £189 in the last 33 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Viewsonic SD-Z225 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Viewsonic Has Very Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 5,463 user and expert reviews (including 687 verified purchases), Viewsonic has very good reviews for its PC screens. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £189.00 it is in the most expensive 48% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £203 (52%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The SD-Z225 is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the SD-Z225 will cost £62 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Viewsonic released the SD-Z225 in March 2014.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on PC displays.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

PC displays have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The SD-Z225's display diagonal of only 22" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 68% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the SD-Z225 of 5ms is fairly average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 47% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic SD-Z225 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The SD-Z225's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 70% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The SD-Z225's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 24% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The SD-Z225's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 25% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The SD-Z225 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 98% of flatpanel monitors do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic sdz225bkus0

Barcodes:

00012302375601, 00766907692716

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