Based on average energy prices we estimate that the VA2046 will cost only £47 over 8 years to run, which makes it one of the most economic to run PC monitors of this spec and age.
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Based on 2,792 owner and expert reviews (including 399 verified purchases), Viewsonic has good ratings for its PC displays. Viewsonic also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was August 2013 when Viewsonic released the VA2046.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Viewsonic VA2046 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as this PC display also have a built-in speaker(s).
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Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution
The Viewsonic VA2046 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution. Across all PC screens of this age and spec the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
Across all the PC displays of a similar age and spec to this flatpanel monitor the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°. The Viewsonic VA2046 has a very narrow viewing angle, vertical (only 65 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to this LCD screen.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The viewing angle, horizontal of the Viewsonic VA2046 of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest amongst PC monitors of this spec and age. The viewing angles, horizontal of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 18° to 1,800°.
The Viewsonic VA2046 is wall mountable. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to this PC screen also are wall mountable.
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