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Viewsonic VX2778SMHD

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Viewsonic VX2778SMHD

£357.68
£283.08 £75 cheaper than 51 days ago
Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD
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A fully featured but a little out of date 27" PC display, with alright running costs and a fair price
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 80000000:1 No Jun 2016
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27in Led Vx2778-smhd Wqhd Views - Dp Hdmi Spk Vesa 2 Yrs Warranty In
£283.08
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£298.30
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ViewSonic VX2778-SMHD 272560 x 1440 5ms HDMI DP LCD Monitor
£298.90
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£307.99
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Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD - LCD-MONITOR 27IN WQHD 2560X144 - 68.58 cm (27 " ... (Brand new, unopened) - on
£314.24
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ViewSonic VX2778-smhd (27 inch) LCD Monitor 1000_1 350cd/m2 2560 x 1440 5ms (Sil (Brand new, unopened) - on
£333.72
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NEW! Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD 68.6 Cm 27" Led Lcd Monitor 16_9 5 Ms 2560 X 1440 16. (Brand new, unopened) - on
£334.77
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NEW! ViewSonic VX2778-SMHD 27" WQHD IPS monitor - Silver (Brand new, unopened) - on
£432.45
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ViewSonic VX2778-SMHD - LED monitor - 27"
£346.98
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Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD 27" 2560 x 1440 5ms HDMI/DP LED Monitor (VX2778-SMHD) (Brand new, unopened)
£350.00
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ViewSonic VX2778-SMHD 27-inch WQHD Frameless IPS Monitor sRGB 100% 1440p HDMI - (Brand new, unopened)
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VX2778-SMHD Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD 27 VGA HDMI DP MM - VX2778-SMHD (Monitors > M (Brand new, unopened) - on
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NEW Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD 27(27in viewable) LCD Monitor with WQHD 2560x1440 (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD number 833 in medium monitors and number 878 across all PC monitors.
76
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
20 Months Old
63
Running Costs
£87 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
It has running costs of £87 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This PC monitor has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Enjoy more with WQHD 2560 x 1440 resolution
SuperClear: stunning colour performance & wide-angle viewing
Richer colors and sharper images
Flexible connectivity
Game mode hotkey and user-customized settings
Low input lag
Enhanced viewing comfort
ViewMode: intuitive settings
Dual integrated stereo speakers
VESA-Compatible mount design

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £357.68 to £283.08 in the last 51 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Viewsonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 5,463 expert and owner reviews (including 687 verified purchases) for Viewsonic PC displays and found that on average Viewsonic has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Satisfactory Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 71% of PC monitors, it has very good features and is under 2 years old but at £283.08 it looks like great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £75 (21%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD and the United Kingdom price of £283.08 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $344.34 (£473.92).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VX2778-SMHD will cost £87 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

Viewsonic released the VX2778-SMHD in June 2016.

Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The VX2778-SMHD has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the PC monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 16% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD's response time of 5ms is pretty standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 57% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the VX2778-SMHD of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 14% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The VX2778-SMHD's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 10% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VX2778-SMHD has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD does not have a built-in USB hub, although keep in mind that 81% of PC screens also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VX2778-SMHD's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 42% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The VX2778-SMHD has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC are also found on this Viewsonic PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic vx2778smhd, viewsonic 2560x1440, viewsonic p241946p, viewsonic 350cdm2

Barcodes:

00766907840018, 05057103158539

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