The ViewSonic VA2265Sh is a 22 (21.5 viewable) widescreen monitor with an LED backlight and glossy, thin-bezel design ideal for use in the home or at the office. With Full HD 1920x1080 resolution,...
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User Reviews Are Average
Based on 19 user reviews the average user rating of this PC screen is 79%.
Eleven Viewsonic VA2265SH reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave it a very good review score and mentioned on Amazon “Great value monitor, not fancy”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Overall I would recommend to anyone looking for a good value, simple monitor especially at the price I paid”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “You have a high resolution for a low price.”.
A number of Viewsonic VA2265SH owners said in their reviews that the Viewsonic VA2265SH was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer mentioned “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part” . Chris mentioned “I bought a cheap one off amazon for about 3 quid so not an issue” in his review of the Viewsonic VA2265SH. Victor Meldrew Mk2 mentioned on Amazon “A bargain” in his review.
Good Picture Quality
A number of Viewsonic VA2265SH owners reckoned that it had good picture quality. Victor Meldrew Mk2 mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic VA2265SH “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”.
One Viewsonic VA2265SH reviewer said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. One Viewsonic VA2265SH owner wrote in their reviews that it had clear images.
Good Product Quality
Five customers concluded that this PC monitor was good quality. Amazon Customer said last year “The image quality was certainly not satisfactory considering that £90 is still a fair amount of money” but even so they only scored the product 40 out of 100. Gary C. mentioned on Amazon in January last year “Excellent quality and clarity of image” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Two years ago W. Bryant mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent and”.
Easy to Use
Some Viewsonic VA2265SH owners thought the product was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer wrote two years ago “It matches my TV) and the buttons to control the settings are real buttons” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product very highly. Also two years ago Chris said “The colours seem vibrant and clear and the menu seems pretty straight forward”.
One person wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic VA2265SH was easy to setup. Dc said “The monitor was easy to set up and worked without issue” in their review of this PC monitor.
We checked 1,798 user and expert reviews for Viewsonic PC monitors and found that on average Viewsonic has good ratings. We also found that Viewsonic has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.
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One Viewsonic VA2265SH owner who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. One Viewsonic VA2265SH reviewer thought it was easy to damage or scratch. In January last year Mr John N Graves said on Amazon “Both are first class, no broken pixels” in his Viewsonic VA2265SH review.
Acceptable Noise Level
One Viewsonic VA2265SH reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The audio comes out muffled and any sharp, loud noise causes crackling for the next few second” but even so they gave it a score of 60 out of 100.
One Viewsonic VA2265SH reviewer concluded that it was good looking. In January last year Amazon Customer wrote “The monitor itself is pretty nice” in their Viewsonic VA2265SH review.
One customer wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic VA2265SH was heavy. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “60fps video stuttered badly and was heavily noticeable”.
One Viewsonic VA2265SH owner who reviewed the product wrote that it had good technical guidance.
This LCD screen has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
There are a number of alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at including the GW2270[pl_3069923_price], or the BL2205PT[pl_3158776_price] both from Benq or the Asus VS229[plb_2415537_price] which has better reviews.
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
PC displays that were launched more than a year ago have viewing angle, verticals of between 10° and 180°. The VA2265SH has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VA2265SH.
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The VA2265SH has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type. The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC monitors that were released around the same time as the VA2265SH is 170°.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as it.
Has Two Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the VA2265SH is more than most comparable spec PC displays that have been available for more than a year. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the VA2265SH. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.
Across all the PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VA2265SH the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At only 3 kilograms, the VA2265SH is quite light compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2265SH.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Viewsonic VA2265SH does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2265SH do have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC display and we think the DELL S2316H[plb_3055042_price], the Hannspree HL225PPB[plb_3323347_price], or the Medion Akoya P54421[plb_2882134_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most LCD screens of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The VA2265SH is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
It is worth also looking at other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the HP EliteDisplay E221c[plb_2895033_price] which is also higher rated.
The Viewsonic VA2265SH is not 3D. Most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the VA2265SH are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Viewsonic VA2265SH does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age also do not have a card reader integrated.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been available for more than a year.
Very Small Viewable Size, Vertical
With a viewable size, vertical of only 267.786 millimeters, the VA2265SH has a fairly small viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. PC screens of a comparable age and type to the VA2265SH have viewable size, verticals of between 230mm and 800mm.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to it.
Quite Small Viewable Size, Horizontal
Across all the similar spec LCD screens that were released more than a year ago the viewable size, horizontals range from 290mm to 800mm, and the average viewable size, horizontal is 530mm. At only 476.064 millimeters, the VA2265SH has a fairly small viewable size, horizontal compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released one year ago.
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Running Costs Are Average
The VA2265SH is typical compared to the other 500 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the VA2265SH is £57.
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