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Viewsonic VG2438

76

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Viewsonic VG2438

£196.79
Viewsonic VG2438
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A classic and fully featured 24" LCD screen, with alright running costs but representing only average value for money
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels No 5ms Sep 2014
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Viewsonic VG2438 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Viewsonic VG2438 as follows:
90
Reviews
41 Reviews
61
Value for Money
Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews and excellent 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 PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This Viewsonic PC monitor has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report it is fairly priced.
The VG2438 has some great features:
1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle

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Viewsonic VG2438 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor received an expert rating of 76 out of 100 from gadgetspeak.com.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 40 owner reviews this flatpanel monitor has a superb overall owner rating. 29 reviewers (74% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Viewsonic Has Very Good PC Display Reviews

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

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Five owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £196.79 it is in the most expensive 45% of PC monitors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic VG2438 and the United Kingdom price of £196.79 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $254.99 (£351.33).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VG2438 will cost £77 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

This PC screen has been on the market since September 2014.

Features

1920 X 1200 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Viewsonic VG2438 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all PC displays the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Viewsonic VG2438's display diagonal of 24" is relatively standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 36% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The Viewsonic VG2438's response time of 5ms is fairly average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 45% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VG2438 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Viewsonic VG2438 of 178° is in the widest 24% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Viewsonic VG2438 of 178° is in the widest 29% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Viewsonic VG2438 of 1,000 is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 71% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic vg2438smled

Barcodes:

00013686008741, 00766907782516, 05054629655252, 07669077825164

Viewsonic VG2438

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