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Viewsonic VA2855SMH

72

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Viewsonic VA2855SMH

Viewsonic VA2855SMH

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A classic but 3 year old 28" PC monitor, with satisfactory running costs and good features
28" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No Dec 2014
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Viewsonic VA2855SMH Review

With excellent reviews but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Viewsonic VA2855SMH as follows:
96
Reviews
68 Reviews
71
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has terrific user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen 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 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 £82 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is fairly priced and good picture quality. However they also report that it is difficult to use.
The VA2855SMH has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal

Viewsonic VA2855SMH In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this Viewsonic PC display is outstanding based on 68 owner reviews. Over 100% of reviewers gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Difficult to Use

Two people considered that the Viewsonic VA2855SMH was not easy to use.

  • Which are easy to use (as long as you can find the correct black button on the lower right of the frame…
  • The only reason for awarding this monitor with 4 stars is due to the rather awkward positioning of the control buttons…
  • My only gripe with this monitor is that the control buttons are not lit or have any sort of colored labeling on them to indicate what they do…

Users Report Good Product Quality

Eight customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine people who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Very Good Brand

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

Users Report That it is Robust

Two owners considered that the product was well made.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people said in their reviews that the product was a good size.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VA2855SMH is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the VA2855SMH will cost £82 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC monitor was released in December 2014.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Viewsonic VA2855SMH of 28" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 87% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC screens is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic va2855smh, viewsonic 300cdm2

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