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Viewsonic VX2257MHD

£110.98
£100.07 £10.91 cheaper than 33 days ago
A top-value 1920 x 1080 LCD screen with low running costs but poor features
22" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 80000000:1 LCD Nov 2015
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Viewsonic VX2257-MHD Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD number 48 across all PC monitors.
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Excellent
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Missing Some Features
67
1 Year Old
77
£54 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
66
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 88%. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £54 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 PC screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, superior product quality and that it is easy to use. However they also report poor technical guidance and that it is not an acceptable size.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Only one HDMI port

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Viewsonic VX2257-MHD In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Several Viewsonic VX2257-MHD reviewers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good value for money. A few weeks ago A. Kearvell wrote on Amazon “Cannot fault this one, really good panel for the price” in their review of the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD. Andrzej mentioned “Nothing special for the same money iiyama is much better” in their Viewsonic VX2257-MHD review. Carmine said on Amazon this year “Good quality for an affordable price” in his review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Andrzej mentioned “Really cheap” but in spite of that they only rated it 20 out of 100. Kris wrote in his review “Cheap upgrade from old VG2401 mh version”.

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Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Several people who bought it concluded that it was good quality. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer mentioned “Awesome quality” in their review. David Dullard mentioned on Amazon in October last year “The image quality is decent - not the best I've seen”. Last year David Hodson wrote on Amazon “Excellent screen, this is the second one I have purchased from ViewSonic, they are an high quality product”.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Several Viewsonic VX2257-MHD owners agreed that the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD was easy to use. In October last year Ian Wilson said “Fortunately I was able to use the cable that came”.

A few people who purchased the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD reckoned that it was easy to setup. D. Embleton said in their review on Amazon “Easy to set up no screw or tools required” and rated it 4 stars. Martyn Brown mentioned in their review on Amazon in October this year “Easy to set up and with clear audio, although I do normally use headphones when viewing my Amazon TV unit through it” and gave the product an excellent review score.

One customer considered that the product performed as expected. Muzza wrote in their review on Amazon “Fantastic monitors, does what it says on the tin! NB”.

One Viewsonic VX2257-MHD reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Eoin Mc Namara mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “I feel comfortable/usable brightness was at 25%-35% depending on the time of day” .

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Several Viewsonic VX2257-MHD owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Ian Wilson said on Amazon “Apart from that it seems OK, picture quality is good” in his review of this PC monitor but despite that he gave this PC monitor a rating of 60 out of 100. Jennyl mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Great picture quality” and scored the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD very highly. Jennyl also mentioned “The picture quality is very crisp and clear”.

A number of Viewsonic VX2257-MHD reviewers who purchased it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Eoin Mc Namara said on Amazon “It is TN based, with strong colours present” in their Viewsonic VX2257-MHD review. Jack Mason said on Amazon this year “Spent 2 hours setting it up by trying to get the colours correct - forget it! Not only are the blacks, NOT that black” but in spite of that he only gave this PC monitor a rating of 2 stars. Pat wrote two years ago “Good colours” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a very good rating.

Some Viewsonic VX2257-MHD owners said in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Amazon Customer said in their Viewsonic VX2257-MHD review on Amazon “It came packaged with a DVI-D cable which has a refresh rate cap of 120Hz”. David Dullard mentioned on Amazon “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” but he only gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

One Viewsonic VX2257-MHD owner who bought this PC monitor thought it had a wide viewing angle. Wirebird gave the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD a score of 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “The viewing angle is good and in both general” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it had clear images. In October this year Gary C. mentioned “Excellent quality and clarity of image”.

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Viewsonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Based on 3,640 user and expert reviews (including 526 verified purchases), Viewsonic has very good ratings for its PC screens. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

A number of customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well made. Eoin Mc Namara mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD on Amazon in October “A solid FreeSync monitor for gaming at 1080p” and rated it as excellent. Wirebird mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “If you want to use the built in speakers then don't expect amazing sound”.

One customer who bought the product considered that it was reliable. Jack Mason said on Amazon “Unfortunately this monitor has been set aside as the spare monitor in case the old and trustworthy Asus fails”.

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Users Report Good Sound Quality

Some customers said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Eoin Mc Namara wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD in October “The audio quality is quite good for a monitor in my opinion”. Roger's Brother wrote in their review this year “It does the job, though the sound quality of the built-in speakers is poor” and gave it a very good review score.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

A few people considered that this PC monitor had good features. This year Eoin Mc Namara wrote in their Viewsonic VX2257-MHD review on Amazon “Enable some features to deepen/brighten blacks for games that might benefit from them”. Two years ago Michael Arthurs rated it 5 stars and he said “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” in his review.

Users Report Excellent Design

One Viewsonic VX2257-MHD owner said that this PC monitor was good looking. Michael Arthurs mentioned “Beautiful Monitor” in his review.

One Viewsonic VX2257-MHD owner who bought it wrote that it was smooth. In October Eoin Mc Namara gave it a very good review score and mentioned “Media were silky smooth and no visible tears or jags were present” in their Viewsonic VX2257-MHD review.

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Customers Report Unsatisfactory Technical Guidance

One customer who purchased it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Ian Wilson gave this PC monitor a score of 3 stars and he said on Amazon “The instruction aren't all that clear as how to set all the functions up” in his review of this PC monitor.

Users Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

One Viewsonic VX2257-MHD owner who reviewed it considered that it was not thick. Jack Mason wrote in his review of this PC monitor a few weeks ago “The colours also loose their "colouring” and rated the product 40 out of 100.

One Viewsonic VX2257-MHD reviewer thought the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD was not heavy and bulky. In October this year Eoin Mc Namara mentioned “The monitor is top heavy, despite a bulge being towards the bottom of the back panel, so transport is not difficult, merely cumbersome” however despite that they gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Customers Report Excellent Connectivity

One Viewsonic VX2257-MHD reviewer who bought the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mrtechie mentioned on Amazon “It has 2 HDMI ports just in case you wanted to know” in their review of this PC monitor.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £100.07 it is cheaper than 81% of flatpanel monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD and the United Kingdom price of £100.07 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $119.99 (£156.31).

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Features

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Viewsonic VX2257-MHD does not have a built-in USB hub, although keep in mind that 84% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an ECO Mode

The VX2257-MHD has an ECO mode. 94% of LCD screens do not have an ECO mode.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The VX2257-MHD's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is in the narrowest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of flatpanel monitors range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Viewsonic VX2257-MHD's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is in the narrowest 20% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Only One HDMI Port

The VX2257-MHD is a one HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VX2257-MHD has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Fast Response Time

The response time of the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD of only 2ms is in the fastest 9% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Viewsonic released the VX2257-MHD in November 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the VX2257-MHD is £54 over 8 years based on passable energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic vx2257mhd, viewsonic p233189p, viewsonic c7fzzs00, viewsonic va2465s3, viewsonic c7fzza00, viewsonic 250cdm2, pumps vx2257mhd, code vx2257mhd
Barcodes 00766907817713, 00782386500120

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