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Viewsonic VG2847SMH PC Monitor

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28" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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ViewSonic VG2847Smh product review
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium monitors built by Viewsonic have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that Viewsonic also has good ratings across its entire range.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at including the Samsung LT27D590CX[plb_3149493_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq XL2430[plb_2417361_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VG2847, the Viewsonic VG2847 has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Acer H257HU[plb_2712612_price], and the Viewsonic XG2401[plb_3364752_price] which has better reviews; or the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the Viewsonic VG2847 has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the VG2847. The viewing angle, verticals of PC displays of a similar age and spec to the VG2847 range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontals of PC monitors of this type and age range from 18° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Viewsonic VG2847 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) (71.12 centimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. Across all the similar spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the VG2847 the display diagonal (metric)s range from 48cm to 89cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 64cm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This flatpanel monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on PC displays of this age and spec.

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VG2847 is more than most medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VG2847. The cables includeds "Audio (3.5mm)", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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7 Reasons Against

Price Has Increased by £14.84

In the last 39 days the price of the VG2847 has increased by £14.84.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC screens of this type and age, the Viewsonic VG2847 does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The Viewsonic VG2847 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VG2847 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Viewsonic VG2847 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VG2847 also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC screens of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The Viewsonic VG2847 has one of the slower response times (6.9 milliseconds) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age. Across all the PC screens of a similar age and spec to the VG2847 the response times range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VG2847

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VG2847 will cost £63 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 500 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Viewsonic released the VG2847 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Separate H/V Sync
Viewable Size Diagonal
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
Audio Output
Audio Input
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Design
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
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
AC Adapter Included
User Guide On CD-ROM

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
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Electricity cost when switched on £62.81
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years £62.81
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Viewsonic VG2847uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766907774016, 07669077740160

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