On average, based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 85%. PC monitor experts think this PC screen is one of the better PC monitors of a similar age and type.
User Reviews Are Excellent
On average, VP2772 owners rated this flatpanel monitor as outstanding.
Some customers reckoned that it was strong and durable. Christopher R. wrote on Amazon “It is also very sturdy and doesn’t wobble”. John Capozzi said on Amazon “The base is very very sturdy” and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars. Yann Maitre scored the product very highly and said in December last year “The discreet black face of the monitor and the sturdy feel of the whole setup”.
Some people who purchased it agreed that it was well made. Chris a scored the product very highly and he said “My only dissappointment with the VP2770 is a lack of built in speakers, which I quickly rectified with my JBL Creatures”. Chris a also said “After a couple of weeks fairly solid use with the VP2770 now”. Christopher R. scored it 5 stars and he said “Looks solid and functional” in his review of this PC monitor.
Some customers concluded that it was reliable. Chris a mentioned “Overall the VP2770 is a massive step up from my old and trusty Viewsonic VG2230 TN” in his review of the Viewsonic VP2772. Si wrote on Amazon “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 it a score of 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
A few Viewsonic VP2772 owners wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic VP2772 was good quality. A Hayes wrote in their Viewsonic VP2772 review two years ago “Great quality, no backlight bleed, no dead pixels, pre-calibrated”. Cc said in their Viewsonic VP2772 review on Amazon “The monitor was good quality.”. Christopher R. said on Amazon “The stand is rugged and the build quality very good” in his review of this PC monitor.
Easy to Use
A number of Viewsonic VP2772 owners who bought it thought it was easy to use. Christopher R. wrote “The monitor uses touch sensitive OSD buttons which are a bit fiddly to use”. John Capozzi wrote on Amazon “Response time is stellar for a panel of this type, just be sure to use the middle "Advanced" setting in the OSD, not Ultra” and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars. Yann Maitre mentioned last year “Very high resolution is really good in day to day use, resulting in a display that is both comfortable and practical to use, thanks to the huge screen real estate” in their review of the Viewsonic VP2772.
Two customers thought the product had a touch sensitive screen. Two years ago Alfi wrote on Amazon “The other buttons are all touch sensitive meaning you only need to touch them with zero force”. G. Forbes said in their review of the Viewsonic VP2772 “From thehe touch sensitive controls to the excellent screen” .
Two people concluded that this PC monitor was comfortable and easy to hold. John Ovenden mentioned on Amazon “I found that I had to turn it down quite a bit for comfortable viewing”. In December last year Yann Maitre said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Having two documents or two applications running side by side is again very comfortable” and scored this PC monitor very highly.
One customer who bought it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. J. Rajamogan rated the Viewsonic VP2772 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I haven't tried all the settings (the default seems perfect to me).” in their Viewsonic VP2772 review.
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Nineteen people considered that the product was good value for money. Aarovic wrote on Amazon two years ago “Great Value - Great Picture” in their Viewsonic VP2772 review and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Aarovic also mentioned “After a lot of trawling the internet for reviews on QHD monitors the ViewSonic VP2770 came up as best value for money compared with other 27inch monitors”. Ant wrote on Amazon “Impressive monitor for the price” in their Viewsonic VP2772 review.
A few customers who bought the Viewsonic VP2772 concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Christopher R. scored the Viewsonic VP2772 5 stars and he said “It doesn’t have any speakers which is not a loss as monitor speakers are normally cheap and tinny” in his review. This year Tomag2345 said on Amazon “For £450 is a bargain” in their Viewsonic VP2772 review.
Good Picture Quality
A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic VP2772 had good colour saturation. Alfi gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Colours look far more natural on this screen” in their Viewsonic VP2772 review. Christopher R. wrote on Amazon “These panels have much better colours than the more common”. Christopher R. also wrote “The colours look great and the overall impression I get is it is slightly more vibrant than the HP”.
Several Viewsonic VP2772 owners wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic VP2772 had good picture quality. Two years ago George said on Amazon “Brilliant picture quality Good inbuilt presets Good range of connectors” in his review of the Viewsonic VP2772. John mentioned “Picture quality is good and easy to adjust” in his review of the Viewsonic VP2772 and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Malcolm Humphrey rated it 5 stars and he wrote in his review on Amazon “Its a very clear picture, I haven't spotted any dead pixels, variations in brightness or anything less than top notch image quality”.
Several people who bought it thought it had clear images. C. R. Baker mentioned on Amazon this month “Superb Clarity” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars. Three years ago Chris a mentioned “The other major change is the clarity and crispness of the display” in his review of this PC monitor and rated the product 5 stars.
Some Viewsonic VP2772 owners who bought it considered that it had a flickering image. Moore52 said “A drop dead gorgeous monitor with a lovely flicker free backlight and the best matt coating I have ever seen”. Yann Maitre scored the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon last year “Is absolutely flicker free”.
Several Viewsonic VP2772 reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good looking. Craig Brown said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Simply gorgeous” and gave the Viewsonic VP2772 a score of 5 stars. Craig Brown also said “It all changed when I upgraded to this gorgeous monitor”. Craig Brown also mentioned “Games look totally gorgeous (2560x1440 helps, I am using a GeForce gtx770 2GB which copes well), movies looks great, even surfing the well looks much better”.
Viewsonic has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range.
Good Environmental Credentials
One Viewsonic VP2772 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of recycling. Amazon Customer scored it very highly and wrote “A power recycle always cleared it”.
One Viewsonic VP2772 owner concluded that this PC monitor had good technical guidance. Chris a mentioned “I couldnt help feel it was old tech” and rated the product 5 stars.
Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys
Most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the VP2772 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, including the Viewsonic VP2772 which has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.
There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper PC displays such as the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price], the Philips 272P4[plb_1489468_price], or the Asus PA249Q[plb_1555305_price].
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Across all the medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Viewsonic VP2772 has one of the widest viewing angle, horizontals (178 degrees) amongst LCD screens of this age.
Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
The average viewing angle, vertical of PC monitors that have been around for more than two years is 170°, and the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Viewsonic VP2772 of 178 degrees is one of the widest amongst PC displays of a comparable type and age to the VP2772.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years is 25 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Viewsonic VP2772 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst medium monitors of this age.
Fairly High Height Adjustment
With a height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Viewsonic VP2772 has a quite high height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. The height adjustments of PC displays of this age and spec range from 13mm to 1,200mm, and the average height adjustment is 130mm.
2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The highest resolution of the Viewsonic VP2772 is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The worst resolution of all PC monitors that are a comparable age to the VP2772 is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.
Has Four Cables Includeds
The Viewsonic VP2772 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a similar age and spec to it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the VP2772. The cables includeds "DVI", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
Three Viewsonic VP2772 reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it was not heavy and bulky. Ant wrote “A great monitor, looks a little bulky perhaps due to the larger bezel” in their review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Cc mentioned on Amazon “It's a very sturdy, heavy base which takes up a lot of room behind” and rated it 60 out of 100. Strathearn mentioned on Amazon “The only mild criticisms are the bulky stand (though this is more stable than some others)” in their review.
One Viewsonic VP2772 owner reckoned that this PC monitor was not heavy. Gamer said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The extra ooomph has a hefty price tag.”.
A few people wrote in their reviews that it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. John Capozzi said on Amazon three years ago “Does not have an HDMI input, you'll need a DVI to HDMI adaptor that's not included.I should mention that the stand allows the monitor to be raised very high” in his Viewsonic VP2772 review but in spite of that he gave it a score of 5 stars.
One Viewsonic VP2772 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was not able to connect to the internet.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Viewsonic VP2772 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think the Philips 272P4[plb_1489468_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.
We think this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other PC monitors of a comparable type and age. The price range of PC monitors of a comparable type and age is from £46 to £2,475.
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Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the VP2772 are not 3D. The Viewsonic VP2772 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Viewsonic VP2772 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC displays that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the Philips 272P4[plb_1489468_price] which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the VP2772, the Viewsonic VP2772 does not have a card reader integrated.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with a card reader integrated and we think the DELL UP2414Q[plb_2251567_price] is also worth considering.
Running Costs Are Very High
The VP2772 has an average running cost of £105 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC monitors of a comparable age and type.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors of this age and type.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The Viewsonic VP2772 has a fairly slow response time (12 milliseconds) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the VP2772. The fastest response time of LCD screens of a similar age and type to the VP2772 is 1ms and the slowest is 69ms.
Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)
When compared to other PC screens of this type and age, the power consumption (PowerSave) of the Viewsonic VP2772 of 41 Watts is one of the highest. Across all the flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the VP2772 the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.14W to 80W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 6W.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this LCD screen was released.
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