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Viewsonic VA2055SM PC Monitor

£97.30
£87.35 £9.95 cheaper than 8 days ago
19.5" 1920 X 1080 LED Jul 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The ViewSonic VA2055Sm features a 20 (19.5 viewable) Full HD SuperClear MVA widescreen panel with integrated dual 2W speakers. The monitor offers 1920x1080 resolution, 3,000:1 Contrast Ratio, VGA... More
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12 Reasons For

Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Viewsonic has good average ratings for its small monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range.

Price Drop of £9.14

In the last 5 days the price of the VA2055SM has dropped by £9.14.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many small monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Unlike most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to the VA2055SM which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the Viewsonic VA2055SM has a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Viewsonic VA2055SM has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 58% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the VA2055SM.

Amongst similar types of PC screen the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of PC screens of this age and spec is 140°, and the viewing angle, verticals range from 50° to 180°. When compared to other PC screens that are a similar age to the VA2055SM that we have checked, the viewing angle, vertical of the Viewsonic VA2055SM of 178 degrees is one of the widest.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of small monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VA2055SM is 150°, and the viewing angle, horizontals range from 65° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the Viewsonic VA2055SM has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the VA2055SM is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 62% more resolution than a 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) supported graphics resolutions is in fact the best resolution amongst all similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

A 720 x 400 supported graphics resolutions is the worst resolution amongst similar types of LCD screen.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The VA2055SM has a greater number of cables included than most small monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it. This PC screen has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on similar spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the VA2055SM. The cables included "AC" is also found on this LCD screen.

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Very Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The viewable size diagonal of the VA2055SM of 495 millimeters is one of the largest amongst small monitors that are a similar age to the VA2055SM. Flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the VA2055SM have viewable size diagonals of between 470mm and 500mm.

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Fairly Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

At 434 millimeters, the VA2055SM has a fairly big viewable size, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the VA2055SM. The average viewable size, horizontal of small monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VA2055SM is 390mm, and the viewable size, horizontals range from 230mm to 440mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

Across all the small monitors that are a similar age to the VA2055SM the display diagonal (metric)s range from 35cm to 50cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of 49.5 centimeters, the VA2055SM has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The VA2055SM is not 3D. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the VA2055SM are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Viewsonic VA2055SM does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other LCD screens of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC screens of this age and type do not have a card reader integrated. The Viewsonic VA2055SM is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Very High Running Costs

The VA2055SM has an average running cost of £39 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run PC screens of this age and type.

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Very High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

When compared to other small monitors that have been available for more than a year that we have assessed the power consumption (PowerSave) of, the Viewsonic VA2055SM's power consumption (PowerSave) of 15 Watts is one of the highest. Across all the small monitors that were released one year ago the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.3W to 15W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 4.6W.

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Very Slow Response Time

When compared to other small monitors that have been on the market for more than a year that we have checked, the Viewsonic VA2055SM's response time of 25 milliseconds is one of the slowest. The average response time of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VA2055SM is 7.2ms.

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1 Other reason to consider the Viewsonic VA2055SM

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Viewsonic released the VA2055SM.

Specification

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Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Composite Sync
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Viewable Size, Horizontal
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Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
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Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
Audio Input
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
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Colour of Product
Performance
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
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Ergonomics
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On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
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Power Consumption (max)
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Energy Star Certified
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Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 1 February 2016 by Gary

Nice inexpensive monitor...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £61.53
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Total running cost over 5 years £61.53
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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