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Viewsonic VX2252MH PC Monitor

£96.53
21.5" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Aug 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £55.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good value for money
Good quality
236 Reviews + 1 Award
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Good Value for Money

Fifty-seven customers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good value for money. Website Bestbuy.com mentioned last year “Great Value For Money” in their Viewsonic VX2252 review. They also wrote “Cheap Construction” in their review. Website Bhphotovideo.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Low cost”.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Four years ago Lewis wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Black levels are not quite as dark as they could be; the speakers are weak; the navigation of on screen menus is difficult using the awkward touch panel”. Ian Wilson he said in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The instruction aren't all that clear as how to set all the functions up”. Csisson mentioned “Instructions were a little weak” in their review of this PC monitor.


Reviews

One Industry Award

This LCD screen received a "Dam Good" award from Hardwarecanucks.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including gadgetreview.com and thetechreviewer.com the average expert rating of this PC display is 87%. That puts this medium monitor in the top 14% of all the similar spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this flatpanel monitor as fantastic on average. 169 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Viewsonic Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

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

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Good Picture Quality

Twenty-six owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Videographer rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Bestbuy.com “The image quality is outstanding”. Charlie mentioned in his Viewsonic VX2252 review “Picture quality is excellent”. Mrj1 wrote “Camera has excellent picture quality and image stability” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Six people who purchased it thought it had good colour saturation. Four years ago Lewis wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Colours look natural and there is very little motion blur”. Heartlilly said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Brilliant quality colours and the screen does not fade towards the bottom or the top, i had this issue with other screens, meaning my paintings were always wrongly coloured.”. Andrew Hughes scored it 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Picture are sharp, colour's clear and vibrant”.

Two customers who bought the product reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Kkgupta said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “This monitor has a good IPS display, which means viewing angle is excellent (from all angles, side-to-side” in their review of this PC monitor. Wirebird wrote on expert review site Amazon “The viewing angle is good and in both general”.

Two owners thought the product had a good refresh rate. David Dullard said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk two years ago “For a monitor of this price that looks decent, is adjustable and has a strong refresh rate I can't shake my head at it”. Amazon Customer mentioned “It came packaged with a DVI-D cable which has a refresh rate cap of 120Hz”.

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Good Sound Quality

Four owners who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality. Gareth Jones mentioned “The built-in speaker is awful and you're advised to install some ridiculous, unnecessary third party bloatware to get anything resembling decent sound quality - and it's a complete non-issue” and scored this PC monitor 80 out of 100. Cva2014 wrote in their review of this PC monitor “If you'd like better audio quality consider purchasing ECM-W1M and/or ECM-XYST1M” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Camp2015 mentioned “Video and audio quality are excellent! Love the ring knob for manual focus”.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The VX2252 is one of the more economic to run PC monitors of a comparable spec and age that we have looked at for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the VX2252 is only £56.


Features

Good Technical Features

Seven people who bought it reckoned that it had good features. Keitheu gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Bestbuy.com “This is a great camera with many great features! ☺️”. It Man said in their review of this PC monitor “They also include the currently desirable features” . Michael Arthurs mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “That was bad on my behalf, now that it's here it's awesome and has many different features that you can adjust or tweak” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was quiet. Lylfox gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “It has an audio jack as well and it affords me the ability to plug in my headset to stay quiet” in their review of this PC monitor. Eras scored it 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Bestbuy.com “This dishwasher is EXTREMELY quiet”.


Design

Good Quality

Sixty-two customers who bought it concluded that it was good quality. Website Bestbuy.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Great picture quality”. Zombie wrote “Takes good quality videos” in their review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Yamaha mentioned on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Camera is heavy duty excellent quality in both function” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Nice Design

Eighteen customers who reviewed the Viewsonic VX2252 concluded that it was good looking. Tommy said “Pretty cool technology”. Two years ago Walkandlisten wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Bestbuy.com “The camera operates beautifully.”. Last year Tev31 said in their review of this PC monitor “4k video is perfect so beautiful I love it to death easy to use”.

Five owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well designed. Billy Bob said “I like the overall design; it's a shiny black unit with a frame-less design”. Dot Guy 73 gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and she mentioned in her review of this PC monitor “Sleek design and a great price”. Ihalevi wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “Design makes them perfect in location that have high traffic”.

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Easy to Use

Thirty-seven people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Yamaha wrote “Easy to use and is well worth the price”. Yamy mentioned “I love it, is handy, fast, is clear” in their review of this PC monitor and gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Tw55metfan scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “I really enjoy the ease of use as well, just open the viewer”.

Seven owners agreed that it was easy to setup. Cheryl scored this PC monitor 5 stars out of 5 and she mentioned in her Viewsonic VX2252 review on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Fantastic graphics, easy to set up”. Nick wrote “Easy to setup and use”. Plhy scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Bestbuy.com “Great price, easy to set up”.

Three customers who purchased this PC monitor thought it was easy to use the menus. Last year Mike7077 said on expert review site Bestbuy.com “This camcorder is great for the novice are professional alike due to its touch screen and easy to follow menu and the ability to shoot in manual mode” in their review of this PC monitor.

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a touch sensitive screen. Kkgupta said in their review of this PC monitor “The only down-side to this monitor are the touch-sensitive buttons”. Amazon Customer wrote on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “As the surface is touch sensitive for the buttons, you cannot feel your way around” in their review of this PC monitor but in spite of that they rated the product 60 out of 100. Mr. B. Tucker said “They are touch sensitive, which isn't a problem in itself.” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

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Robust

Twelve customers who purchased the Viewsonic VX2252 thought it was well made. Four years ago Billy Bob wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “I can't speak to reliability other than to say that ViewSonic has been around for some time now and generally has built good monitors” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. He also said “The ViewSonic monitor has controls built into the stand, so it is not the right choice if you're planning on any type of wall mount application” in his review. Jonathan mentioned “The 2W speakers are what they are; speakers built into a monitor” in his review of this PC monitor.

Four people considered that it was strong and durable. Jcharltoncarpentry said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The stand is sturdy”. Helmersci mentioned “Durable enough for manufacturing floor”. Three years ago Garageroof said on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Don't be fooled by the low price! The display on this monitor is great - and the HDMI cable is included! The stand is strong and sturdy” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was August 2013 when Viewsonic released the VX2252.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VX2252 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC screens that have been available for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think because of its better review score, the Benq BL2201 (£119.99) is also worth considering.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think the Viewsonic VX2370SMH (£115.90) is also worth considering.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°. The Viewsonic VX2252 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Viewsonic VX2252 has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other PC monitors of this type and age.

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Has an HDCP

The Viewsonic VX2252 has an HDCP. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this PC monitor also have an HDCP.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response times of LCD screens of a comparable type and age to this PC screen range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. At only 2 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VX2252 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The Viewsonic VX2252 is wall mountable. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC display also are wall mountable.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Viewsonic VX2252 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC display.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five people reckoned that the Viewsonic VX2252 was thin. Don Armos wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “BH Photo exchanged it for me quickly so despite the annoying delay I am now enjoying this great monitor! The thin bezels are great”. Kkgupta mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Bhphotovideo.com four years ago “The monitor itself is surprisingly thin”. C. Peacock wrote “It is slim, lightweight and low on power consumption” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Five people who reviewed the product concluded that it was compact. Zman45 wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Bestbuy.com “I found the camera very easy to use, very light and compact”. Tommy mentioned on expert website Bestbuy.com “Beautiful 4K and HD video, nice compact size, very easy to use” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Jayj said “Pretty compact as well” in their review of this PC monitor.

Three customers agreed that the product was heavy and bulky. Mrj1 mentioned on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Camera size / weight is a little heavier than other lower performing models.” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Cva2014 said on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Bulky for travel and no optical steady shot”.

Two owners considered that the product was a good size. Mike said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Clear screen, good size, nice price”. Rozinante mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk three years ago “You gets what you pay for yeah? This is awesome value for money! Good size screen, crystal clear settings straight out of the box, very easy to set up”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic 1920x1080, viewsonic vx2252mh, viewsonic 50m1
Barcodes 00012300422352, 00012304316879, 00088022162111, 00091725417969, 00766907734218, 00803982824424, 00809392589755, 05054629180068, 07426601669607, 07426701893834, 07426701897863, 07426701976933, 07426900279255, 07669077342180

Viewsonic VX2252 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic VX2252 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 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 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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