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Viewsonic VA2249S PC Monitor

£94.08
21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jan 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £66.66 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent user reviews
Does not have good technical guidance
Not easy to use the menus
6 Reviews
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Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Three owners mentioned that this PC monitor did not have good technical guidance. Website Newegg.com wrote “The instruction manual is in Korean” in their review of this PC monitor. They also said “As expected, all of the instructions are in Korean” in their review. And also mentioned “You can operate a monitor without instructions, can't you”.


Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 8 user reviews this PC display has a fantastic overall user rating. 5 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Viewsonic LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,792 user and expert reviews (including 399 verified purchases) for Viewsonic PC monitors and found that on average Viewsonic has good reviews. We also found that Viewsonic has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Not Easy to Use the Menus

Two owners thought the product was not easy to use the menus. In April last year website Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “It has no menu system”. They also wrote “Menus are in korean” in their review.


Price

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Good Value for Money

Three owners who bought the product thought it was good value for money. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “But, if you're looking for a monitor this cheap, were you expecting more”. James he wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Com I decided this would be a good value”. Joie scored it a maximum of 5 stars and she mentioned in her review of this PC monitor on expert review site Bestbuy.com “The best part is that they are definitely more affordable and attractive!”.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the VA2249 is £67, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 PC monitors of a comparable age and spec.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when this PC screen was released.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VA2249 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC screens of this age and spec do have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC display to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Viewsonic VX2252 (£96.53) or the Acer 226WLbmd (£89.65) are also worth considering.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC display is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The Viewsonic VA2249 has one of the widest viewing angles, vertical (178 degrees) amongst PC screens of this age.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC monitor is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°. The Viewsonic VA2249 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type.

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Has a Composite Sync

The Viewsonic VA2249 has a composite sync, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Viewsonic VA2249 has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Viewsonic VA2249 has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VA2249 has one of the faster response times amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Viewsonic VA2249 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other LCD screens that were launched around the same time as this PC monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VA2249 is more than most medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic va2249sb
Barcodes 00042111700103, 00044113202210, 00088022168045, 00766907723717, 07669077237172

Viewsonic VA2249 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic VA2249 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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