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Viewsonic VA2046

Viewsonic VA2046
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A good spec but 4 year old 20" flatpanel monitor, with average running costs
20" 1600 X 900 Pixels 10000000:1 No Aug 2013
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Viewsonic VA2046 Review

With good features, we have ranked the Viewsonic VA2046 number 455 in small monitors.
64
Features
Good Features
63
Age
4 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
64
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 3,255 PC monitors 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)
Wall mountable
High resolution for superior pixel performance
Mega dynamic contrast ratio for sharp, crisp images
Energy-Saving eco-mode
Windows 8 certified compliance
VESA mount and kensington security lock compliant
Only 1600 x 900 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

Viewsonic VA2046 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Viewsonic LCD Screens Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 5,463 expert and user reviews (including 687 verified purchases) for Viewsonic flatpanel monitors and found that on average Viewsonic has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average running cost of the VA2046 is £110 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Viewsonic PC display has been on the market since August 2013.

Features

Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The Viewsonic VA2046 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Flatpanel monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of PC monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Viewsonic VA2046's display diagonal of only 20" is smaller than 86% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Viewsonic VA2046 of 5ms is pretty standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 44% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Viewsonic VA2046 of only 65° is very narrow compared to most other PC screens. It is narrower than 97% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Viewsonic VA2046's horizontal viewing angle of only 90° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is narrower than 94% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VA2046 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Viewsonic VA2046 of only 700 is lower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the lowest 6% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Wall Mountable

The Viewsonic VA2046 is wall mountable, which is unusual. 92% of PC screens are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic va2046aled, viewsonic va2046mled, viewsonic 1600x900

Barcodes:

00766907722215, 00766907722321, 00766907733631, 05054629640838

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