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Viewsonic VA2855

Viewsonic VA2855SMH PC Monitor

£190.58
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28" 1920 X 1080 LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
ViewSonic's VA2855Smh is a 28 LED multimedia display that delivers great colour performance. It features our exclusive SuperClear Pro image technology for superior wide-angle viewing, 3,000:1... More
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15 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 15 user reviews the average user rating of this PC screen is outstanding.

Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Gary C. wrote “Excellent quality and clarity of image” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 5 stars. Jasen wrote “Good Product - Well Made”.

Good Picture Quality

Two Viewsonic VA2855 reviewers said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. One customer who bought the Viewsonic VA2855 reckoned that it had clear images.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. M. Moore mentioned three years ago “Great colours”.

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers reckoned that the product was good value for money. Amazon Buyer wrote on Amazon last year “Picture quality great, great value for money” and scored it 5 stars. Geekchick wrote on Amazon “If you are looking for an attractive 28 inch monitor which is low priced, reduces eye fatigue” in their Viewsonic VA2855 review. Mr Neil Smith said on Amazon three years ago “Arrived Quickly, easy set up, Picture Quality great, excellent item for the price” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Viewsonic medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all LCD screens Viewsonic is one of the better rated brands.

Robust

One customer mentioned that the product was well made.

Nice Design

One Viewsonic VA2855 owner who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it was neat.

Good Size

One customer thought this PC monitor was thin. In January last year Geekchick wrote on Amazon “It looks very neat on my medium-sized home desk due to its thin bezel and slim design” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Easy to Use

One Viewsonic VA2855 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Richard Makara gave this PC monitor an excellent rating and he mentioned “Big, now I have to upgrade my graphics card so I can play in ultra settings”.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens that have been available for around the same time as it.

There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VA2855 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2855 do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the AOC D2769[plb_1563236_price].

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Fairly Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

At 620.9 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2855 has a quite big viewable size, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the VA2855. The average viewable size, horizontal of PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the VA2855 is 520mm.

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Vertical

With a viewable size, vertical of 341.2 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2855 has a fairly big viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the VA2855. Across all the PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the VA2855 the viewable size, verticals range from 100mm to 630mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 320mm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The Viewsonic VA2855 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VA2855. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this Viewsonic flatpanel monitor.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VA2855 are not 3D. The Viewsonic VA2855 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you are looking for a flatpanel monitor that is 3D then you might want to look at the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the VA2855 do not have a built-in camera. The Viewsonic VA2855 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the VA2855 do not have a card reader integrated. The Viewsonic VA2855 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated to this PC display and we think the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response times of LCD screens of this age and spec range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms. The Viewsonic VA2855 has one of the slower response times (6.5 milliseconds) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VA2855

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VA2855 is £52 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC screens of a similar spec and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Viewsonic LCD screen has been on the market for over two years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and spec.

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Specification

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User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 11 May 2015 by SBonner
SBonner would recommend the ViewSonic VA2855SMH (Verified Purchase)

This is a very reasonably priced 28" inch monitor that delivers a high quality display. It has an HDMI port and also a VGA port, so it can be used with old and new computer systems. It does not... Read more…

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by Richard Makara
(Verified Purchase)

I have used a ViewSonic VA2216w for about 6 years, loved it, still works it does flicker sometimes, so I updated to this. Awesome monitor, nice and big, now I have to upgrade my graphics card so I... Read more…

Reviewed 21 July 2016 by Gary C.
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent quality and clarity of image. A great buy.

Reviewed 19 June 2016 by H. V. Bretman
(Verified Purchase)

This is working very well and is as described - it replaces my previous 21 inch monitor which died after six years of service...

Reviewed 23 May 2016 by GeekChick
(Verified Purchase)

I bought the Viewsonic VA2855Smh 28 inch monitor from COMPSOLUK which arrived very quickly. It was out of the box and setup in under 10 minutes. Although it is a large monitor, it looks very neat... Read more…

Reviewed 15 February 2016 by Amazon Buyer
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived quickly & well packaged. Picture quality great, great value for money.

Reviewed 2 December 2015 by Jasen
(Verified Purchase)

Good Product - Well Made.

Reviewed 11 August 2015 by Pablocrus
Pablocrus would recommend the ViewSonic VA2855SMH (Verified Purchase)

Hard to find and use buttons to adjust ,for that reason I gave 4 stars .Excellent product and picture...

Excellent Product And Pic
Fast
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Light weight
Hard To Find And Use Butt
No Usb Ports
No Webcam
Reviewed 15 May 2015 by C D B
(Verified Purchase)

Hoped I would be able to see more on the screen so that I wouldn't have to keep using the horizontal slider. Otherwise very good.

(Verified Purchase)

I work from home and use my computer for long periods; I have had the VA2216 for some years on my own machine. This updated version is just as good; perfect for office work the squarer screen... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £82.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £82.04
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers home va2855, code va2855, home va2855s, code va2855s, home va2855sm, code va2855sm, code va2855smh, home va2855smh, viewsonic va2855, viewsonic va2855s, viewsonic 300cdm2, viewsonic va2855sm, viewsonic 1920x1080, viewsonic va2855smh
Barcodes 00766907765113, 05054533779792, 07669077651138

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