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Viewsonic VG2847SMH

£231.93
£222.49 £9.44 cheaper than 32 days ago
A 2 year old 1920 x 1080 PC display
28" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 20000000:1 LED Jan 2015
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Viewsonic VG2847 Review

With low running costs and at over 2 years old,
21
Poor
9
Missing Some Features
55
2 Years Old
60
£63 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £63 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Fairly slow response time

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £231.93 to £222.49 in the last 32 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Viewsonic VG2847 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,640 user and expert reviews (including 527 verified purchases), Viewsonic has very good ratings for its PC screens. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £222.49 it is more expensive than 65% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Down by £9 (4%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic VG2847 and the United Kingdom price of £222.49 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $282.53 (£367.15).

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Features

Fairly Slow Response Time

The Viewsonic VG2847's response time of 6.9ms is quite slow compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 19% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an Audio Output

The Viewsonic VG2847 has an audio output, unlike 88% of LCD screens which do not have an audio output.

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Has a Microphone in

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a microphone in. 98% of LCD screens do not have a microphone in.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of PC displays range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Viewsonic VG2847's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 22% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Viewsonic released the VG2847 in January 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the VG2847 is £63, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic monitor28in1920, viewsonic vg2847smhled, visipax prvg2847smh, visipax vg2847smh, generic vg2847smh, viewsonic 300cdm2
Barcodes 00000011644909, 00766907774016, 00779184254089, 07669077740160

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