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Viewsonic VX2257MHD PC Monitor

£106.45
22" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LCD Nov 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £53.84 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good product quality
Reasonably priced
Good picture quality
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Reasonably 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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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 2,789 expert and user reviews (including 399 verified purchases), Viewsonic has good ratings for its PC screens. Viewsonic also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

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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Good 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”.

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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Nice 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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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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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.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The VX2257-MHD is one of the more economic to run PC monitors of a comparable age and type that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the VX2257-MHD is only £54.


Features

Good 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.


Support

Poor 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.


Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of 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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Smart TV

Good 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.


Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The VX2257-MHD has an ECO mode. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year also have an ECO mode.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Viewsonic released the VX2257-MHD in April 2017.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to this LCD screen, the VX2257-MHD does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The VX2257-MHD is a one HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other PC displays of this spec and age have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VX2257-MHD has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to this PC display.

Other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper PC displays such as the VA2465SM-3 (£105.91), or the VA2265SM-3 (£99.97) both from Viewsonic.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC monitor and we think the Hannspree HL247HGB (£108.50) is also worth considering.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The VX2257-MHD has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Composite Sync

The Viewsonic VX2257-MHD has a composite sync, as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The VX2257-MHD has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other PC screens of this type and age.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Viewsonic VX2257-MHD has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to this LCD screen.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the VX2257-MHD has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type. Comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC display have viewing angles, vertical of between 50° and 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the PC monitors of this age and spec the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the VX2257-MHD has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this LCD screen is 5.3ms. At only 2 milliseconds, the VX2257-MHD has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released one year ago.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the VX2257-MHD is more than most PC screens of this type and age. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors of this age and spec. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766907817713, 00782386500120

Viewsonic VX2257-MHD Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic VX2257-MHD review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 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 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 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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