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Viewsonic VA2265SMH PC Monitor

£94.63
22" 1920 X 1080 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £56.40 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are good
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
37 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Fourteen customers agreed that this PC monitor was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote in their Viewsonic VA2265 review on Amazon “Great value monitor, not fancy”. Victor Meldrew Mk2 gave the product a rating of 8 stars and he mentioned on Amazon in April last year “Priced at £74.99 at the 7th January 2016 as an Amazon deal, this monitor reflects excellent value for money”. Victor Meldrew Mk2 also said “Good value” in his review.


Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

The average owner rating of this medium monitor is 81% based on 40 owner reviews. 16 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

Based on 2,789 expert and user reviews (including 399 verified purchases), Viewsonic has good ratings for its PC screens. Viewsonic also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Picture Quality

Five owners who bought the product thought it had good picture quality. Victor Meldrew Mk2 gave it a rating of 8 stars and he wrote last year “First off though might I say that if you are looking for fast graphics, brilliant colours then look elsewhere, if you are looking for a great value item, vibrant colours”. W. Bryant scored it 8 stars and wrote “The picture quality is excellent and sharp” in their review of the Viewsonic VA2265. Amazon Customer wrote “The image quality was certainly not satisfactory considering that £90 is still a fair amount of money”.

One owner considered that the product had clear images. One owner who bought it concluded that it had good colour saturation.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VA2265 is £57 over 8 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 LCD screens of this spec and age.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon in April last year “The audio comes out muffled and any sharp, loud noise causes crackling for the next few second”.


Design

Good Product Quality

Seven people who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was good quality. Gary C. said on Amazon “Excellent quality and clarity of image” and rated the Viewsonic VA2265 9 stars. Teresa wrote “Picture quality is excellent, speakers are just OK.”. Two years ago Bestbuylover13 scored this PC monitor 6 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bestbuy.com “This monitor is a must for great definition and quality for any pc”.

Easy to Use

Three customers who purchased it said that it was easy to use the menus. Joshjosh mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bestbuy.com “I have to open the menu, click ok a few times”. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 6 stars and wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VA2265 on Amazon “It matches my TV) and the buttons to control the settings are real buttons”. Two years ago Chris mentioned on Amazon “The colours seem vibrant and clear and the menu seems pretty straight forward”.

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Last year Dc gave it a rating of 8 stars and said “The monitor was easy to set up and worked without issue”.

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Nice Design

One customer who reviewed the Viewsonic VA2265 thought it was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned “The monitor itself is pretty nice” in their review of the Viewsonic VA2265.

Robust

One person thought the Viewsonic VA2265 was well made. In April last year Amazon Customer wrote “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part”.


Other

A Top Selling Product

The VA2265 is one the most popular PC display currently available.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Viewsonic PC display has been on the market since April 2017.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people mentioned that the Viewsonic VA2265 was a good size. Teresa mentioned on Bestbuy.com “This is an excellent monitor in a good size” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Classroomshopper said on Bestbuy.com “Crisp colors and a nice size to work with” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 6 stars.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good technical guidance.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VA2265 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this LCD screen also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Hannspree HS221HPB (£94.97) which has better reviews.

We compared this PC screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Hanns.G HP227 (£94.98), or the iiyama XUB2390HS-B1 (£140.87) is also worth considering.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Composite Sync

The Viewsonic VA2265 has a composite sync, as do most of the other LCD screens that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Viewsonic VA2265 has a sync-on-green (SOG). Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to this PC display also have a sync-on-green (SOG).

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Viewsonic VA2265 has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 6.5 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VA2265 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. Medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Out

The Viewsonic VA2265 has a headphone out. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also have a headphone out.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Viewsonic VA2265 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic va2265smh, viewsonic 1920x1080, microsoft va2265smh, viewsonic va2265sm3, viewsonic btz8za00, viewsonic va2265sh, viewsonic va2265s3, viewsonic bh0gza00, viewsonic p226858p, viewsonic btz8zs00, viewsonic bh0fza00, viewsonic bh0gzs00, viewsonic bh0fzs00, viewsonic hd1080p, viewsonic 250cdm2, code va2265sh
Barcodes 00766907790214, 00766907790429, 00766907811636, 00766907811742, 07669077371586, 07669077902148, 07669077904296

Viewsonic VA2265 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic VA2265 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 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 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 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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