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Viewsonic VA2465SM3

80

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Viewsonic VA2465SM3

£157.21
Viewsonic VA2465SM-3
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A cheap and good spec 23.6" PC monitor, with low running costs
23.6" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 5ms Aug 2015
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Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 number 646 in medium monitors and number 661 across all PC monitors.
77
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 79%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This Viewsonic PC monitor has running costs of £56 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report it is fairly priced, good picture quality and superior product quality.
The VA2465SM-3 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Very wide vertical viewing angle
SuperClear VA technology for richer colours, better color gradients, and sharper images
Built-in speakers and VGA and DVI inputs
Exclusive viewmode technology delivers superior color rendering and intuitive settings
Flicker-free and blue light filter technology for more comfortable viewing

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Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

A few Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 reviewers said that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer said last year “Great value monitor, not fancy”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Overall I would recommend to anyone looking for a good value, simple monitor especially at the price I paid”. Amazon Customer also wrote “You have a high resolution for a low price.”.

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part” but in spite of that they only gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100. Chris said in his Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 review on Amazon “I bought a cheap one off amazon for about 3 quid so not an issue”. Victor Meldrew Mk2 wrote this year “A bargain” in his review of the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Several people who bought it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Victor Meldrew Mk2 mentioned this 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” in his Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 review.

One Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 reviewer wrote that it had clear images. One Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 reviewer reckoned that it had good colour saturation.

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Users Report Superior Product Quality

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 was good quality. In October Amazon Customer said “The image quality was certainly not satisfactory considering that £90 is still a fair amount of money” in their review of this PC monitor however despite that they only rated it 40 out of 100. Gary C. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon a few weeks ago “Excellent quality and clarity of image” and rated this PC monitor as excellent. W. Bryant mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent and” in their review.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It matches my TV) and the buttons to control the settings are real buttons” in their review. Chris mentioned “The colours seem vibrant and clear and the menu seems pretty straight forward” in his Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 review.

One customer who reviewed the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 concluded that it was easy to setup. Dc rated it 4 stars and mentioned this month “The monitor was easy to set up and worked without issue” in their Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 review.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 5,463 owner and expert reviews (including 687 verified purchases), Viewsonic has very good reviews for its PC monitors. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

One Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 owner considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mr John N Graves mentioned on Amazon this month “Both are first class, no broken pixels”. One Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 reviewer who bought the product wrote that it was well made.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

One Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 owner reckoned that the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 was noisy. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The audio comes out muffled and any sharp, loud noise causes crackling for the next few second”.

Customers Report Nice Design

One Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote in their Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “The monitor itself is pretty nice”.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

One Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 owner wrote in their reviews that it was heavy. Amazon Customer said “60fps video stuttered badly and was heavily noticeable”.

Customers Report Superior Technical Guidance

One Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it had good technical guidance.

Value For Money

Alright Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £157.21 it is in the cheapest 8% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the VA2465SM-3 is £56 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in August 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 of 23.6" is fairly typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 41% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3's response time of 5ms is relatively standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 25% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 71% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The vertical viewing angle of the VA2465SM-3 of 178° is very wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 1% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VA2465SM-3 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VA2465SM-3 of 3,000 is higher than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 13% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic vsc81196va2465sm3, viewsonic va2465sm3

Barcodes:

00766907811964, 05054629840184

Viewsonic VA2465SM3

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