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19 Reasons For
Two Industry Awards
The experts at two expert review sites both liked this LCD screen. This medium monitor received a Bcchardware.com"Silver" award and it received a "Good Design" award from Techno-labs.com who wrote it was well designed.
On average, people who bought this medium monitor rated it as 89 out of 100.
Good Product Quality
Seven people who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. David Hodson wrote on Amazon “Excellent screen, this is the second one I have purchased from ViewSonic, they are an high quality product” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Ian Wilson wrote “Apart from that it seems OK, picture quality is good”. Jasuke said in their review of the Viewsonic VX2452 on Amazon “The screen quality is good”.
A few people said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Two years ago Jasuke gave the product an excellent review score and wrote “Good buy for the price, also arrived way before delivery date so a plus there” in their Viewsonic VX2452 review. John H Edwards said “I would recommend this to anyone, amazing picture quality, great value!” in his review of this PC monitor. Three years ago Nick B rated the product as very good and he mentioned in his Viewsonic VX2452 review “Provides a really good picture for the price”.
One Viewsonic VX2452 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was cheap. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk three years ago “The ViewSonic has a number of useful features not found on less expensive displays”.
Good Picture Quality
Some Viewsonic VX2452 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. One person reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Three years ago Pat wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Good colours”.
One Viewsonic VX2452 reviewer considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Wirebird rated it 4 stars and said “The viewing angle is good and in both general” in their review of the Viewsonic VX2452.
One Viewsonic VX2452 owner who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had image ghosting. Digitalversus.com said on Digital Versus “Although ghosting is too strong to make this monitor appeal to gamers”.
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Low Running Costs
Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VX2452 is only £35, which makes it one of the more economic to run PC monitors of this age and spec.
Easy to Use
A number of Viewsonic VX2452 reviewers said in their reviews that the Viewsonic VX2452 was easy to use. Ian Wilson wrote “Fortunately I was able to use the cable that came” in his review of this PC monitor.
Good Technical Features
Two Viewsonic VX2452 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good features. Michael Arthurs gave the product a very good review and he wrote on Amazon “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 Viewsonic VX2452 review.
Viewsonic Has Good PC Monitor Reviews
Viewsonic is one of the better rated flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Viewsonic also has good reviews for its medium monitors.
Good Environmental Credentials
One Viewsonic VX2452 owner who purchased it concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. Digitalversus.com wrote in their Viewsonic VX2452 review on expert website Digital Versus “The ViewSonic VX2452MH boasts excellent colour fidelity and is very energy efficient” although they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.
One person said in their reviews that the Viewsonic VX2452 was well made. Wirebird said “If you want to use the built in speakers then don't expect amazing sound”.
One customer who reviewed the product thought it was good looking. Three years ago Michael Arthurs said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Beautiful Monitor”.
This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper PC monitors such as the Acer G246H[plb_1403578_price], or the iiyama B2283HS[plb_2323545_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Viewsonic VX2452 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VX2452 do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the iiyama B2283HS[plb_2323545_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq GW2450HM[plb_1516157_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
We compared this LCD screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Benq RL2455[plb_2006981_price] is also worth considering.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the VX2452 is 290 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Viewsonic VX2452 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX2452.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This PC screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC displays of a similar type and age to it.
Very Fast Response Time
With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VX2452 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the VX2452. Across all the PC monitors of this age and type the response times range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.
10 Reasons Against
One customer who reviewed the Viewsonic VX2452 considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Ian Wilson said in his review of the Viewsonic VX2452 “The instruction aren't all that clear as how to set all the functions up” and scored it 60 out of 100.
Price Has Increased by £27.98
In the last 38 days the price of the VX2452 has increased by £27.98.
The Viewsonic VX2452 is not 3D. Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age are also not 3D.
PC displays which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the VX2452, the Viewsonic VX2452 does not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Viewsonic VX2452 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VX2452 also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the Viewsonic VX2452 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The average viewing angle, vertical of PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the VX2452 is 170°.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The Viewsonic VX2452 has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals (only 170 degrees) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The viewing angle, horizontals of LCD screens that have been around for more than two years range from -5° to 1,800°.
Quite Short Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Across all the PC screens that were launched around the same time as the VX2452 the mean time between failures (MTBF)s range from 30h to 70,000h. The Viewsonic VX2452 has one of the shorter mean time between failures (MTBF)s (only 30,000 hours) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite High Power Consumption (PowerSave)
The power consumption (PowerSave)s of flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the VX2452 range from 0.14W to 80W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 6W. The Viewsonic VX2452 has a fairly high power consumption (PowerSave) (15.8 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when Viewsonic released the VX2452.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays of this type and age.
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