Viewsonic VA2046
Viewsonic VA2046
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Viewsonic VA2046

A cheap to run and 4 year old 1600 x 900 PC screen
20" 1600 X 900 Pixels 10000000:1 LED Aug 2013
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Viewsonic VA2046 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Viewsonic VA2046 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£47 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 26?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of only £47 over 8 years, which puts it in the cheapest 13% of all 2,768 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Only 1600 x 900 pixels display resolution
Very narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

Viewsonic VA2046 In-Depth Analysis


Viewsonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 3,640 owner and expert reviews (including 527 verified purchases), Viewsonic has very good reviews for its LCD screens. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Wall Mountable

The Viewsonic VA2046 is wall mountable. 92% of PC monitors are not wall mountable.

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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% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all LCD screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VA2046 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of PC monitors range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the Viewsonic VA2046 of only 90° is quite narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 7% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Viewsonic VA2046's viewing angle, vertical of only 65° is in the narrowest 3% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of PC displays range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display was released in August 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The VA2046 has an average running cost of only £47 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic va2046aled, va2046mled
Barcodes 00766907722215, 00766907722321, 00766907733631, 05054629640838