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Viewsonic VA2855SMH

70

Overall Score

Viewsonic VA2855SMH

£190.58
Viewsonic VA2855
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A fully featured but 3 year old 28" LCD screen, with average running costs and plenty of positive recommendations
28" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 6.5ms Sep 2014
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Viewsonic VA2855 Review

With excellent features but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Viewsonic VA2855 as follows:
53
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Age
3 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
It has running costs of £82 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
This Viewsonic PC monitor has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £269.98 to £190.58 in the last 24 hours. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Viewsonic VA2855 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 5,463 expert and owner reviews (including 687 verified purchases) for Viewsonic LCD screens and found that on average Viewsonic has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £190.58 it is in the most expensive 30% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £79 (29%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic VA2855 and the United Kingdom price of £190.58 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $179.99 (£249.66).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VA2855 will cost £82 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Viewsonic released the VA2855 in September 2014.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Viewsonic VA2855's display diagonal of 28" is in the biggest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all PC screens is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The Viewsonic VA2855's response time of 6.5ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 82% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Viewsonic VA2855 of 178° is in the widest 24% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Viewsonic VA2855's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 29% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VA2855 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Viewsonic VA2855's contrast ratio (typical) of 3,000 is higher than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 10% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Audio Output

The Viewsonic VA2855 has an audio output. 87% of flatpanel monitors do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic va2855smh, viewsonic 300cdm2, home va2855smh

Barcodes:

00766907765113, 00782386505361, 05054484779797, 05054533779792, 07426700800895, 07669077651138

Viewsonic VA2855SMH

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