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Expert Reviews Are Average
On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Welt.de and gadgetspeak.com this LCD screen has an overall expert rating of 79%.
Viewsonic is one of the better rated PC display manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Viewsonic also has good ratings for its medium monitors.
Easy to Use
One Viewsonic VG2437 reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to setup. This year Mrs. V. Spurr wrote “Easy to set up” in their review.
One customer who reviewed it said that it was good for making skype calls. Tomcat132 mentioned in their review “The picture is good and SKYPE works” but they only gave the Viewsonic VG2437 a score of 3 stars.
This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the HP EliteDisplay E222[plb_3059591_price] which is cheaper; or the Philips 284E5[plb_2083714_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Camera
Unlike most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the VG2437 which do not have a built-in camera, the Viewsonic VG2437 has a built-in camera.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC screens with a built-in camera currently available including the HP EliteDisplay E221c[plb_2895033_price] which is cheaper.
We compared this PC screen to all the other PC displays with a built-in camera and we think the Lenovo T2224z[plb_3961539_price], or the HP EliteDisplay E240c[plb_3059589_price] is also worth considering.
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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Viewsonic VG2437 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also have a built-in speaker(s).
There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider including the Hannspree HQ271HPG[plb_3032770_price], the Asus VX278H[plb_2869019_price], or the Samsung LT27D590CX[plb_3149493_price].
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
The viewing angle, verticals of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the VG2437 range from 10° to 180°. The Viewsonic VG2437 has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
Has Five Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VG2437 is more than most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC screens of a comparable age and type to the VG2437. The cables includeds "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.
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£40.79 Price Increase
The price of the VG2437 has increased by £40.79 in the last 45 days.
The Viewsonic VG2437 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the VG2437 are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Viewsonic VG2437 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on LCD screens of a similar type and age to it.
Quite Slow Response Time
At 6.9 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VG2437 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the VG2437. The average response time of medium monitors that were released one year ago is 5.5ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms.
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Average Running Costs
The VG2437 is typical compared to the other 486 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VG2437 is £40.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This medium monitor was released over two years ago.
The VGA, DVI-D and DisplayPort inputs are all grouped together with the Mike In/Out and headphone connections alongside at the right hand end. USB 2.0 input and two outputs as well as power are at... Read more…
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