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Viewsonic VP2770LED PC Monitor

£424.92
27" 20000000:1 LED 642.7mm Aug 2012
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Width Release Date £215.36 Electricity cost over 5 years
Seven industry awards
Good size
Excellent image quality out of box
202 Reviews + 7 Awards
alphr.com Recommended reviewed.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star
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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

This PC screen is one of the most highly awarded of all the PC screens of a comparable age and type.

The editors of two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this LCD screen. Trusted Reviews and Alphr.com both gave this flatpanel monitor a "Recommended" award.

This PC screen received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Reviewed.com who decided that this Viewsonic flatpanel monitor was excellent.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all concluded that this LCD screen was good. This PC screen received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and 01net.com and it received a "Test Winner" award from Altomdata.dk.

The expert at one other expert review site concluded that this PC display was good. This PC screen received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this LCD screen is 83% based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC Mag.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 225 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has a brilliant average user rating. 135 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Based on 2,792 owner and expert reviews (including 399 verified purchases), Viewsonic has good reviews for its PC monitors. Viewsonic also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four owners who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Strathearn mentioned three years ago “The only mild criticisms are the bulky stand (though this is more stable than some others)”. Ant scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on expert website Amazon “A great monitor, looks a little bulky perhaps due to the larger bezel”. Cc said in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “It's a very sturdy, heavy base which takes up a lot of room behind” but they scored it 3 stars out of 5.

Three owners said in their reviews that the product was thin. Pt-Gti said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The trim is slim” in their review of the Viewsonic VP2770. They also wrote “Beyond the tech specs after a few months the subtle and slim trim, compared to what it replaced, is nice aesthetically” in their review. Christopher R. mentioned “The screen uses LED backlighting which allows for a fairly thin screen and saves power compared to screens using CCFL lamps for backlighting” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Price

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Appealing Price

Twenty-nine people who purchased this PC monitor mentioned that it was good value for money. Mac World mentioned “Appealing price” in his review of this PC monitor. Macworld.com wrote on expert website Mac World “The ViewSonic VPD400 MovieBook HD has a wallet-friendly price tag.” in their review of this PC monitor however despite that they rated the product 60 out of 100. They also mentioned “It’s more affordable than a $199 8GB iPod touch ().” in their review.

Six owners thought it was expensive. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “It's expensive”. Freeweel wrote “Internet browsing it seems more responsive than our much more expensive Windows laptop”. Mrbanjoboy1 gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Fault this colour monitor - quite expensive”.

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Not Cheap

LCD screens of a comparable age and type range in price from £49 to £9,999. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of a comparable age and type.


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Good Connectivity

Two people who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it was good in terms of connectivity. Trusted Reviews wrote “Good connectivity”. The King mentioned “The picture is sharp, connectivity is good” and scored it 5 stars out of 5.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was August 2012 when Viewsonic released the VP2770.


Excellent Image Quality Out of Box

Twelve people wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Website Amazon.co.uk said in their review of this PC monitor “Great Picture Quality” . Yann Maitre wrote on expert website Amazon “Thought the picture quality was just brilliant, with a better color reproduction than on my old Benq” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “Picture quality quality is great all around” in their review.

Twelve owners who bought the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Christopher R. gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he said “The colours look great and the overall impression I get is it is slightly more vibrant than the HP”. He also mentioned “These panels have much better colours than the more common” in his review. G. Forbes wrote four years ago “The whites are so white and the colours really vivid”.

Four customers considered that it had clear images. Mel54 said “This monitor by far has better contrast, color clarity, everything”. Chris a wrote “The other major change is the clarity and crispness of the display”. C. R. Baker scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Superb Clarity” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two people said in their reviews that it had a flickering image. Yann Maitre wrote two years ago “Is absolutely flicker free” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5. Moore52 mentioned on expert website Amazon “A drop dead gorgeous monitor with a lovely flicker free backlight and the best matt coating I have ever seen” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VP2770 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years do have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at including the Philips BDM3270 (£384.24) which also has a higher rating.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VP2770 will cost £216 over 8 years to run, which makes it one of the more expensive to run medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.


Other Features

Has an HDMI

The Viewsonic VP2770 has an HDMI. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and type also have an HDMI.

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Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The Viewsonic VP2770 is wall mountable, as are most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Display

Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the LCD screens of a similar age and spec to this PC monitor the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Viewsonic VP2770 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC display.

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Has a Composite Sync

The Viewsonic VP2770 has a composite sync, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC display.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Viewsonic VP2770 has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC screen.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Viewsonic VP2770 has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other LCD screens that have been available for more than two years.

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Has an HDCP

The Viewsonic VP2770 has an HDCP, as do most of the other LCD screens of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 12 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VP2770 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other PC screens that have been available for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor. The response times of medium monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Viewsonic VP2770 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Design

Excellent Image Quality Out of Box

Twenty-seven owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Trusted Reviews wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Excellent image quality out of box” . Five years ago expert website Alphr.com said “A big, beautiful monitor, with sterling image quality at a very tempting price”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Expert Reviews “A feature-packed high-resolution screen with great image quality once you've calibrated it”.

Easy to Use

Eight people wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic VP2770 was easy to use. Bujman said three years ago “Still easy to use” in their review of this PC monitor. Yann Maitre scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on expert website Amazon “Excel and MS Office are almost a pleasure to use on this beast as well”. Kirk said “The wide viewing angle and pixel density make sitting close practical” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Four customers said that it was easy to setup. Photoshop Enthusiast said “Extremely easy to set up” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Jim K rated it 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert review site Tigerdirect.com “Easy to set up and easy on the eyes”. Leo rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor three years ago “I used the Spyder4Elite Calibration tool and the monitor was easy to set-up”.

Two customers who bought the product reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Yann Maitre wrote “Having two documents or two applications running side by side is again very comfortable”. John Ovenden said “When it arrived the brightness was blinding and i found that I had to turn it down quite a bit for comfortable viewing”.

Two owners who bought it concluded that it had a touch sensitive screen. G. Forbes mentioned on expert website Amazon “From thehe touch sensitive controls to the excellent screen” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Alfi gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said “The on/off button and the other buttons are all touch sensitive meaning you only need to touch them with zero force” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Strong and Durable

Seven customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote “It's a solid performer.” in their review of this PC monitor. Moses said in his Viewsonic VP2770 review on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The stand is rock solid” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Three years ago Christopher R. wrote on expert review site Amazon “Looks solid and functional”.

Six people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Website Amazon.co.uk gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Feels sturdy” in their review of this PC monitor. Yann Maitre mentioned on expert website Amazon “The discreet black face of the monitor and the sturdy feel of the whole setup”. Christopher R. scored it 5 stars out of 5 and he said three years ago “It is also very sturdy and doesn’t wobble” in his review of this PC monitor.

Three owners who purchased the product thought it was reliable. Website Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Reliable Performance” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Chris a mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Overall the VP2770 is a massive step up from my old and trusty Viewsonic VG2230 TN” in his review of this PC monitor. Si wrote “I've been looking for an upgrade for my trusty 10 year old 20" NEC for some time now, purely so I could fit more info on the screen.” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00132018263556, 00151903624418, 00163120522538, 00766907632118, 05052883223439, 05054533631472, 07669076321186

Viewsonic VP2770 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic VP2770 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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