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Viewsonic VG2235

Viewsonic VG2235 PC Monitor

22" 1680 X 1050 LED 512.4mm Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date
ViewSonic's VG2235m is a fully ergonomic 22 multimedia display that features 1680 x 1050 resolution, 16:10 aspect ratio, and -5 to 37 tilt, 360 swivel, 90 pivot and 100mm height adjustment to... More
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9 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

The VG2235 is in the cheapest 8% of all 1,019 similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VG2235 will cost only £48 over 8 years to run.

Good Picture Quality

One Viewsonic VG2235 owner who reviewed the Viewsonic VG2235 concluded that it had good colour saturation. Happy-Go-Lucky wrote on Amazon “Lovely colours on screen” in their review of the Viewsonic VG2235. One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Viewsonic has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range.

Nice Design

One customer who purchased the Viewsonic VG2235 reckoned that it was a good design. One customer said in their reviews that the Viewsonic VG2235 was ergonomic. Two years ago Nablane said “Let down by power supply and poor ergonomic design” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Product Quality

One person thought the product was good quality.

Robust

One customer who reviewed the product thought it was strong and durable. Nablane mentioned “Picture quality excellent, fairly robust design.” in their review of this PC monitor.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the NEC MultiSync EA244 (£199.99), or the Benq BL2201 (£119.99).

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The Viewsonic VG2235 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of this spec and age. This Viewsonic flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VG2235. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this PC screen.

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Light

The Viewsonic VG2235 is fairly light (only 3.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VG2235. The lightest LCD screen of a similar type and age to the VG2235 is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg.

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10 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was not noisy. Nablane wrote “Unfortunately the replacement monitor switch-mode PSU is very noisy at standby, crackling” in their review of this PC monitor.

A Bit Expensive

One Viewsonic VG2235 reviewer considered that it was not cheap. Happy-Go-Lucky mentioned on Amazon “I wear Blublocker sunglasses instead of ridiculously overpriced Prism computer glasses”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most flatpanel monitors of this type and age do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Viewsonic VG2235 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not 3D

The Viewsonic VG2235 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VG2235 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Viewsonic VG2235 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VG2235 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Viewsonic VG2437mc which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VG2235, the Viewsonic VG2235 does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC monitors with a card reader integrated and we think the UP2414Q (£449.00), the UP2715K (£596.00), or the UP3214Q (£598.80) all from DELL is also worth considering.

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

The Viewsonic VG2235 has a maximum display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best display resolution of all flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the VG2235 is 3440 x 1440 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Low Height Adjustment

At only 100 millimeters, the Viewsonic VG2235 has a quite low height adjustment compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The average height adjustment of PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the VG2235 is 130mm.

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Quite Small Viewable Size, Horizontal

The smallest viewable size, horizontal of PC monitors that were released more than two years ago is 1mm and the biggest is 820mm. The Viewsonic VG2235 has a quite small viewable size, horizontal (only 473.76 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VG2235.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the PC monitors that are a comparable age to the VG2235 the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°. At only 170 degrees, the Viewsonic VG2235 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the VG2235.

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1 Other reason to consider the Viewsonic VG2235

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Viewsonic released the VG2235.

Specification

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User Reviews

(3)
(Verified Purchase)

Update... Unfortunately the replacement monitor switch-mode PSU is very noisy at standby, crackling and whistling away merrily. I can't trust the monitor to be left on standby or in operation with... Read more…

Reviewed 24 January 2015 by Happy-go-lucky "Rita"
(Verified Purchase)

I just got it yesterday. Lovely colours on screen, a pleasure for digital painting. I love its blue filter designed to protect eyes from harmful blue rays. It is easy on my eyes.
To maximise... Read more…

Reviewed 24 January 2015 by Happy-go-lucky
(Verified Purchase)

I just got it yesterday. Lovely colours on screen, a pleasure for digital painting. I love its blue filter designed to protect eyes from harmful blue rays. It is easy on my eyes. To maximise eye... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £47.43
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Total running cost over 5 years £47.43
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code vg2235, code vg2235m, viewsonic vg2235, viewsonic p207176, viewsonic vg2235m, viewsonic 250cdm2, viewsonic p207176p, viewsonic 9yyjza00, viewsonic 9yyjzs00, viewsonic 1920x1200, viewsonic 1680x1050
Barcodes 00766907782714

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