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Viewsonic VA1903A PC Monitor

£72.58
18.5" 1366 X 768 80000000:1 LCD Nov 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £105.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
Viewsonic PC displays have good reviews
Does not have a built-in USB hub
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Reviews

Viewsonic PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,789 user and expert reviews, Viewsonic has good ratings for its LCD screens. Viewsonic also has good ratings specifically for its small monitors. 100% of those that bought a Viewsonic flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The VA1903A does not have a built-in USB hub, although this is within the context that most of the other small monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC display also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Viewsonic released the VA1903A in April 2017.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VA1903A does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to consider including the Hannspree HE196APB (£63.50) which is also cheaper.

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Display

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The VA1903A has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. Flatpanel monitors of this spec and age display resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Viewsonic VA1903A has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out more than a year ago also have a separate H/V sync.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as this LCD screen is 130°, and the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°. At only 65 degrees, the VA1903A has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to this LCD screen.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as this PC monitor have viewing angles, horizontal of between 65° and 180°. The VA1903A has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 90 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this PC monitor.

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Energy

High Running Costs

The VA1903A is one of the less economic to run small monitors that were launched more than a year ago that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VA1903A will cost £106 over 8 years to run.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic 1366x768, viewsonic p247486p, viewsonic cqb7zs00, viewsonic cqb7za00, viewsonic 200cdm2, viewsonic va1903a
Barcodes 00766907812114, 07669078121142

Viewsonic VA1903A Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic VA1903A review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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