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Viewsonic VX2858SML PC Monitor

28" 1920 X 1080 Oct 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Release Date
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
145 Reviews + 1 Award
benchmark.pl Good Product

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Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site thought that this LCD screen was good. Benchmark.pl gave this flatpanel monitor a "Good Product" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including benchmark.pl, chip.com.tr, pcforalla.idg.se and playwares.com the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 77 out of 100.

Excellent User Reviews

Users have rated this flatpanel monitor as superb on average. 100 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Viewsonic Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

We checked 2,789 expert and owner reviews (including 399 verified purchases) for Viewsonic PC screens and found that on average Viewsonic has good reviews. We also found that Viewsonic has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Thirty-five people reckoned that the product was good value for money. Gareth Jones mentioned “If you're put off by the junk sound, buy it when it's on offer and use the £10-20 you saved to buy yourself a cheap set of desktop speakers”. Gareth Jones also mentioned “A great monitor for a great price” in their review. Three years ago Folkes Plant & Aggregates Ltd wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Good Price too”.


Design

Good Product Quality

Thirty-nine people who purchased it considered that it was good quality. Gareth Jones mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “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”. Gemma Whiteman mentioned on Amazon.co.uk last year “Works well and picture quality is fantastic”. Three years ago Folkes Plant & Aggregates Ltd mentioned “Good picture quality and text size”.

Robust

Eight owners agreed that this PC monitor was well made. Gareth Jones mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Screen is crisp and clear with great colour reproduction and a solid set of configuration options should you decide you need them”. Lewis wrote “It looks very smart and the build quality is excellent” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Three years ago Kati said on Amazon.co.uk “Excellent quality, DVI, HDMI and VGA inputs Built in speakers are OK” and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars.

Two customers who reviewed the Viewsonic VX2858SML considered that it was strong and durable. Garageroof wrote “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. B. Smith gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “The base is reassuringly sturdy as well”.

One customer mentioned that this PC monitor was reliable. In April last year Jack Mason mentioned “Unfortunately this monitor has been set aside as the spare monitor in case the old and trustworthy Asus fails” in his review of this PC monitor although he only gave it a rating of 2 stars out of 5.

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Nice Design

Four owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. Daniel wrote “This has to be one of the best monitors I have ever laid my eyes on, both in terms of its sexy looks and it's fantastic image quality” and gave this PC monitor a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. B. Smith said in their review of this PC monitor “It's a beautiful monitor with beautiful image quality”. Patrick Cantellow rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “The small bezels look gorgeous” in his review of this PC monitor.

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it was well designed. Patrick Cantellow he wrote “Design - It looks good! You can't see the edge of the screen when it is turned off”.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was smooth. Eoin Mc Namara mentioned “The panel passes with flying colours, as games and media were silky smooth and no visible tears or jags were present” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Easy to Use

Seven people said that the Viewsonic VX2858SML was easy to use. Three years ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon.co.uk “And it is a cheap monitor! The control buttons are a bit fiddly”. Amazon Customer also said “I am a keen photographer and am more than happy to use this for that too” in their review. Chris Baker said on Amazon.co.uk “Although buttons are frustratingly hidden away somewhat on the display stand, they are easily enough managed once the controls are figured out” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Three people who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was easy to setup. Stanhowlett rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Great screen, does what it should, easy to set up and works like a dream”. D. Embleton wrote “Easy to set up no screw or tools required” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Martyn Brown gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Easy to set up and with clear audio, although I do normally use headphones when viewing my Amazon TV unit through it” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two customers wrote that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus.

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a touch sensitive screen. Mr. B. Tucker said “They are touch sensitive, which isn't a problem in itself.” in their review of this PC monitor. Amazon Customer said on Amazon.co.uk four years ago “As the surface is touch sensitive for the buttons, you cannot feel your way around”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Eoin Mc Namara said on Amazon “I feel comfortable/usable brightness was at 25%-35% depending on the time of day” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Picture Quality

Thirteen customers who purchased it concluded that it had good picture quality. Ghosty Goo wrote on Amazon.co.uk “This Viewsonic actually has a better picture quality than the LG which cost twice the price! The picture is sharp, well defined” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Lewis rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “I am very impressed with the image quality”. Luis Silva wrote “The picture quality and colour are great, specially in HD! The in-built speaker is not very good.” in his review of the Viewsonic VX2858SML.

Eight owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Three years ago Heartlilly mentioned “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 wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Picture are sharp, colour's clear and vibrant” and scored this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars. Amazon Customer rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Very sharp, great contrast, accurate colours with a great gamut” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two customers said in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It came packaged with a DVI-D cable which has a refresh rate cap of 120Hz” however they scored it 2 stars out of 5. Two years ago David Dullard wrote “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” in his review of this PC monitor.

One owner who purchased it mentioned that it had clear images. Gary C. said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Excellent quality and clarity of image” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a wide viewing angle. Wirebird wrote three years ago “The viewing angle is good and in both general”.

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Good Sound Quality

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Neil Millar said on Amazon.co.uk “Perfect match, sound quality is very good also”. Eoin Mc Namara mentioned on Amazon “The audio quality is quite good for a monitor in my opinion” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Roger's Brother mentioned on Amazon “It does the job, though the sound quality of the built-in speakers is poor”.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two owners who reviewed the Viewsonic VX2858SML agreed that it had good features. Eoin Mc Namara said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Enable some features to deepen/brighten blacks for games that might benefit from them”. Michael Arthurs scored this PC monitor a maximum of 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”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was thin. C. Peacock said four years ago “It is slim, lightweight and low on power consumption” in their Viewsonic VX2858SML review.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was a good size. Rozinante said in their review of this PC monitor “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”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. 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”.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Three owners who reviewed it mentioned that it had good technical guidance. C. Peacock mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “I have yet to have need of the full manual (on the installation DVD”. Mr. John Blair scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote “Be helpful if the quickstart guide had a url for the user guide, I use the monitors for development work”. Mr. John Blair also mentioned “My laptop does not have a CD so I only had the quick start guide to go on -” in his review.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Viewsonic released the VX2858SML.


Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic vx2858sml, viewsonic 300cdm2
Barcodes 05054629648353

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