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Viewsonic VA2038W
Viewsonic VA2038W

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Viewsonic VA2038W PC Monitor

20" 1600 X 900 10000000:1 472.8mm Feb 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Width Release Date £76.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
Viewsonic has good flatpanel monitor reviews
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1600 x 900 pixels display resolution

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Viewsonic Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 2,789 owner and expert reviews (including 399 verified purchases), Viewsonic has good reviews for its LCD screens. Viewsonic also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Running Costs

The VA2038W is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC monitors of a comparable type and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VA2038W will cost £77 over 8 years to run.


Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Viewsonic released the VA2038W.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VA2038W does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago do have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The VA2038W has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays of a similar age and type to this flatpanel monitor the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The VA2038W has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the VA2038W has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as this LCD screen. The fastest response time of PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of PC screens of this age and spec range from 10° to 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the VA2038W has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The VA2038W has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic va2038wmled, viewsonic va2038wled

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