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Viewsonic VG2401 PC Monitor

hispazone.com Recommended Product hardwareheaven.com Performance Award computerdiy.com.tw Recommended allround-pc.com Value For Money Winner
24" 1920 X 1080 LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The ViewSonic VG2401mh is the ultimate 24 gaming display designed for avid gamers. It features a rapid 144Hz refresh rate, ultra-fast 1ms response time and Game mode to naturally and smoothly... More
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20 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

The reviewers at Hispazone.com and Computerdiy.com.tw both recommend this medium monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Furthermore, this PC display received a "Value For Money Winner" award from Allround-pc.com who thought it provided a good bang for your buck and it received a "Performance Award" from Hardwareheaven.com.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and pcmagazine.ru the average expert rating of this PC display is 70 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

The average owner rating of this flatpanel monitor is 89 out of 100 based on 129 owner reviews.

Good Picture Quality

A number of customers who bought this PC monitor agreed that it had good picture quality. Ian Wilson said “Apart from that it seems OK, picture quality is good”. Two years ago Jennyl wrote “Great picture quality”. Jennyl also wrote “The picture quality is very crisp and clear”.

Several Viewsonic VG2401 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it had a good refresh rate. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon two years ago “It came packaged with a DVI-D cable which has a refresh rate cap of 120Hz” however they only rated the Viewsonic VG2401 2 stars. In the same month David Dullard said in his Viewsonic VG2401 review “For a monitor of this price that looks decent, is adjustable and has a strong refresh rate I can't shake my head at it” but even so he scored it 60 out of 100. Trustedreviews.com said on Trusted Reviews “The VG2401mh has a 144Hz mode that vastly improves the refresh rate when compared to all those 60Hz screens out there” in their review of this PC monitor.

A number of Viewsonic VG2401 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Eoin Mc Namara said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It is TN based, with strong colours present”. In January last year Jack Mason wrote in his Viewsonic VG2401 review “Spent 2 hours setting it up by trying to get the colours correct - forget it! Not only are the blacks, NOT that black” but in spite of that he rated this PC monitor 40 out of 100. Pat mentioned “Good colours” in his review of the Viewsonic VG2401 and gave it an excellent review.

One person who purchased the Viewsonic VG2401 reckoned that it had clear images. Gary C. mentioned “Excellent quality and clarity of image” in his review of the Viewsonic VG2401.

One customer who purchased it thought it had a flickering image. Stevieby gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic VG2401 “In use this monitor does not give me the headaches the SyncMaster does, so there is some subtle difference - whether it is the flicker free backlight”.

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Good Product Quality

Twenty customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Amazon Customer scored the Viewsonic VG2401 5 stars and said in their review of the Viewsonic VG2401 on Amazon “Awesome quality”. In January last year Carmine mentioned “Good quality for an affordable price” in his review of this PC monitor. David Dullard said in his review of the Viewsonic VG2401 on Amazon “The image quality is decent - not the best I've seen”.

Easy to Use

Some Viewsonic VG2401 owners agreed that it was easy to use. Ian Wilson said “Fortunately I was able to use the cable that came” in his review of this PC monitor. Wirebird mentioned in their Viewsonic VG2401 review on Amazon “If you want to use the built in speakers then don't expect amazing sound”.

Several Viewsonic VG2401 owners agreed that the Viewsonic VG2401 was easy to setup. D. Embleton said “Easy to set up no screw or tools required” in their review of this PC monitor. Martyn Brown mentioned “Easy to set up and with clear audio, although I do normally use headphones when viewing my Amazon TV unit through it” in their review.

One person who bought the Viewsonic VG2401 considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Eoin Mc Namara said on Amazon “I feel comfortable/usable brightness was at 25%-35% depending on the time of day”. One Viewsonic VG2401 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it performed as expected. Muzza rated the Viewsonic VG2401 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “Fantastic monitors, does what it says on the tin! NB”.

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Reasonably Priced

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. In January last year A. Kearvell wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Cannot fault this one, really good panel for the price”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VG2401 “Great monitor for the price” . Andrzej said on Amazon two years ago “Nothing special for the same money iiyama is much better” in their review of the Viewsonic VG2401 yet they rated the product 20 out of 100.

Some Viewsonic VG2401 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Andrzej said “Really cheap” in their review of this PC monitor. Last year Kris wrote in his review of the Viewsonic VG2401 “Cheap upgrade from old VG2401 mh version”.

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Robust

Some Viewsonic VG2401 reviewers who purchased the Viewsonic VG2401 said that it was well made. Eoin Mc Namara wrote in their review “A solid FreeSync monitor for gaming at 1080p”. One person reckoned that it was reliable. Jack Mason mentioned “Unfortunately this monitor has been set aside as the spare monitor in case the old and trustworthy Asus fails” although he only rated it 40 out of 100.

Good Value for Money

Allround-pc.com highlighted in their review that this PC display provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Sound Quality

A few Viewsonic VG2401 reviewers wrote that it had good sound quality. Eoin Mc Namara mentioned last year “The audio quality is quite good for a monitor in my opinion”. In the same month Roger's Brother said on Amazon “It does the job, though the sound quality of the built-in speakers is poor”.

Good Technical Features

Some Viewsonic VG2401 owners wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Last year Eoin Mc Namara mentioned on Amazon “Enable some features to deepen/brighten blacks for games that might benefit from them”. Michael Arthurs said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “That was bad on my behalf, now that it's here it's awesome and has many different features that you can adjust or tweak”.

Viewsonic Has Good PC Display Reviews

On average Viewsonic medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC screens produced by Viewsonic.

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Nice Design

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was smooth. Eoin Mc Namara gave the product a score of 5 stars and said “Media were silky smooth and no visible tears or jags were present” in their review of this PC monitor.

One customer who purchased the product said that it was good looking. Michael Arthurs he said “Beautiful Monitor” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mrtechie mentioned on Amazon two years ago “It has 2 HDMI ports just in case you wanted to know” in their review of the Viewsonic VG2401.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the iiyama B2483HS (£134.99) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VG2401 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other similar spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to look at including the Asus PB298 (£323.26) which has better reviews.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The Viewsonic VG2401 has a quite bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to the VG2401. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have display brightnesss of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The Viewsonic VG2401 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a similar age and spec to it. This PC monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the VG2401. The cables includeds "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Viewsonic VG2401 has a very fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type. The fastest response time of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 1ms, the slowest is 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.

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7 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person said in their reviews that it was not heavy and bulky. Eoin Mc Namara wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VG2401 “The monitor is top heavy, despite a bulge being towards the bottom of the back panel, so transport is not difficult, merely cumbersome”.

One Viewsonic VG2401 reviewer concluded that it was not thick. Jack Mason gave it a score of 2 stars and he said on Amazon “The colours also loose their "colouring”. One person said in their reviews that the Viewsonic VG2401 was not a good height. Three years ago Stevieby mentioned in their review on Amazon “I am annoyed their is no height adjustment.”.

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Poor Support

One person who purchased it mentioned that it did not have good technical guidance. Ian Wilson said “The instruction aren't all that clear as how to set all the functions up”.

Not 3D

The Viewsonic VG2401 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the VG2401 are also not 3D.

PC displays which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Asus VG23AH, the AOC d2757Ph, or the Benq XL2411T which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Viewsonic VG2401 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VG2401 also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Philips 231C5, or the Asus MK241 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Viewsonic VG2401 does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VG2401 also do not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated that you might also want to consider including the U3011, the UP2414Q (£449.00), or the UP2715K (£523.00) all from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays of this type and age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the Viewsonic VG2401 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago is 15°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VG2401

Running Costs Are OK

The VG2401 has an average 5 year running cost of £60 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over two years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Specification

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Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
HD Type
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Audio Output
Audio Input
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Rotating
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
User Guide On CD-ROM

4 Awards

hispazone.com Recommended Product hardwareheaven.com Performance Award computerdiy.com.tw Recommended allround-pc.com Value For Money Winner

Expert Reviews

(14)
15 January 2015

Hardwareheaven.com

Today we take a look at two displays from Viewsonic. The value focused VX2363Smhl and our main subject, pitched at a more demanding market, their VG2401mh. So lets start with the packaging and... Read more…

30 December 2014

What is the ViewSonic VG2401mh? ViewSonic's latest monitor is aimed directly at gamers. The VG2401mh has a 144Hz mode that vastly improves the refresh rate when compared to all those 60Hz screens... Read more…

12 December 2014

With the exception of 3D support (which I'm not really fussed for anyway) you have a Gdelta: 1ms response time, 144 Hz refresh rate support (via the DVI-D cable supplied), a 2 Port USB 3.0 hub, 3W... Read more…

24 February 2015

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User Reviews

(60)
Reviewed 8 August 2016 by Eoin Mc Namara
(Verified Purchase)

When purchasing a monitor, there is a lot of factors to consider, yet ViewSonic pleased me with their 24" TN FreeSync panel. Starting off with the panel, it is TN based, with strong colours... Read more…

Reviewed 3 August 2016 by Amazon Customer

Great TV and no problems with Amazon, only issue was it had a dead pixel (one pink pixel that won't go away) so I had to return it. Hopefully the new one checks out alright...

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

Excellent quality and clarity of image. A great buy.

Reviewed 18 July 2016 by Martyn Brown
(Verified Purchase)

Superb picture for both TV and PC. The menu buttons are taking me a while to adjust to as they are at the back of the screen and you need to use a sequence of presses to achieve your desired... Read more…

Reviewed 16 July 2016 by Levente Joo
(Verified Purchase)

Around the sides, the LEDs are brighter because of the backlighting... if you need colour accuracy, then this one is not for you... the stand is weak and moves a lot, but if you want to hang the... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £94.86
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic vg2401, viewsonic vg2401m, viewsonic vg2401mh
Barcodes 00766907778717, 05054533779808

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