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Viewsonic VG939

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Viewsonic VG939

£220.98
Viewsonic VG939
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A good spec but 3 year old 19" LCD screen, with OK running costs but representing only moderate value for money
19" 1280 X 1024 Pixels No 14ms Jan 2015
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Viewsonic VG939 Review

Released 3 years ago but with low running costs, we have ranked the Viewsonic VG939 number 348 in small monitors.
53
Value for Money
Average
63
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,292 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution

Viewsonic VG939 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Viewsonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Based on 5,429 owner and expert reviews (including 676 verified purchases), Viewsonic has very good ratings for its PC screens. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VG939 has an average 5 year running cost of £77 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,292 PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Viewsonic released the VG939 in January 2015.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Viewsonic VG939 of only 19" is in the smallest 9% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The Viewsonic VG939 has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. PC displays resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The fastest response time of PC displays is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms. The Viewsonic VG939's response time of 14ms is in the slowest 5% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VG939 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which 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 VG939 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is wider than 94% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. PC displays 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 Viewsonic VG939's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 20% of all LCD screens 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 Viewsonic VG939's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 75% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Audio Output

The Viewsonic VG939 has an audio output. 87% of PC displays do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic ergonomic1280x102420m1, viewsonic monitor19in, viewsonic 1024ips250, viewsonic vg939sm055, viewsonic vg939smled, viewsonic vg939smcr, viewsonic 1280x1024, generic vg939sm, viewsonic 20m1

Barcodes:

00000011620616, 00766907769012, 00766907868111, 00782386502018, 07426701373381, 07427457140197, 07669077690120

Viewsonic VG939

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