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Viewsonic VG2847

Viewsonic VG2847
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A fully featured and economical to run 28" LCD screen
28" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20000000:1 No Jan 2015
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Viewsonic VG2847 Review

With excellent features and low running costs, we have scored the Viewsonic VG2847 as follows:
82
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£63 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
It has running costs of £63 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 PC monitors.
This Viewsonic PC monitor has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
ViewMode settings for enhanced on-screen content
VESA-Mountable
Eco-mode conserves more energy and cuts costs
Mercury-Free LED backlighting
Dual integrated stereo speakers
Full HD 1080p for superior pixel performance
Blue light filter for more comfortable viewing
ViewSonic flicker-free technology
The power of HDMI
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Versatile connectivity with displayport and USB hub
Ergonomic design for comfort and productivity
Integrated client endpoint mount
SuperClear pro MVA technology for richer colors, better color gradients, and sharper images
28 full HD ergonomic LED monitor with integrated client endpoint mount
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Industry-leading pixel performance guarantee and 3-year limited warranty

Viewsonic VG2847 Video Reviews

Viewsonic VG2847 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Viewsonic Has Very Good LCD Screen Reviews

We checked 5,463 expert and user reviews (including 687 verified purchases) for Viewsonic flatpanel monitors and found that on average Viewsonic has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VG2847 is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VG2847 is £63.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in January 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the flatpanel monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Viewsonic VG2847 of 28" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 86% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The Viewsonic VG2847's response time of 6.9ms is in the slowest 18% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Viewsonic VG2847 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 31% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Viewsonic VG2847's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 6% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Viewsonic VG2847's contrast ratio (typical) of 3,000 is higher than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 83% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 98% of flatpanel monitors do not have a microphone in.

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Has an Audio Output

The Viewsonic VG2847 has an audio output, unlike 87% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic vg2847smhcr, visipax prvg2847smh, visipax vg2847smh, generic vg2847smh

Barcodes:

00000011644909, 00766907774016, 00766907869217, 00779184254089, 00782386507761, 07669077740160

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