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Viewsonic VA2055SM

74

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Viewsonic VA2055SM

Viewsonic VA2055SM
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A very highly rated but 3 year old 19.5" PC display, with satisfactory running costs and good features
19.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 25ms Jul 2015
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Viewsonic VA2055SM Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Viewsonic VA2055SM number 130 in small monitors.
93
Reviews
12 Reviews
59
Value for Money
Average
70
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This Viewsonic PC monitor has running costs of £120 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 13% of all 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report it is easy to use, superior product quality and that it is fairly priced.
The VA2055SM has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Very wide vertical viewing angle
Description
Designed for: home, business, education
SuperClear: stunning color performance & wide-angle viewing
Full HD 1080p resolution
ViewMode: superior color rendering & intuitive settings
Flexible connectivity
Enhanced viewing comfort
Dual integrated stereo speakers
EPEAT silver certification
ENERGY STAR certification
3-year limited warranty
Smaller than average display diagonal
Slower than average response time

Viewsonic VA2055SM In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 12 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is 87 out of 100. 8 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Viewsonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 5,463 owner and expert reviews (including 687 verified purchases) for Viewsonic PC displays 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.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Two customers who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The VA2055SM is one of the most expensive to run flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VA2055SM is £120.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Viewsonic PC display was released in July 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The display diagonal of the Viewsonic VA2055SM of only 19.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the smallest 12% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the VA2055SM of 25ms is very slow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 1% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VA2055SM has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The VA2055SM's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 95% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the LCD screens the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the VA2055SM of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 94% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Viewsonic VA2055SM of 3,000 is higher than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is higher than 84% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00695087034019, 00766907806311

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