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Viewsonic VX2880

Viewsonic VX2880 PC Monitor

28" 50000000:1 LED Jun 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
- 28 Ultra HD display- Dual DisplayPort Inputs- Integrated with HDMI and MHL inputs The ViewSonic VX2880ml is a 28 3840x2160 Ultra HD display that provides the highest resolution available in a... More
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10 Reasons For

Viewsonic Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

Viewsonic is one of the better rated LCD screen brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Viewsonic also has good ratings for its medium monitors.

LED Display

This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many PC displays that are a comparable age to it.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price], or the Benq BL2201[plb_2333127_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VX2880 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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3840 X 2160 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Viewsonic VX2880 has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most common resolution.

A 3840 x 2160 supported graphics resolutions is actually the best resolution amongst all comparable spec LCD screens that came out more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of PC screen the worst resolution is 640 x 350.

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Fairly Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The smallest viewable size diagonal of PC screens that are a similar age to the VX2880 is 21mm, the largest is 940mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 570mm. At 711.2 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a quite large viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

At 620.9 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a quite big viewable size, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VX2880. The smallest viewable size, horizontal of PC displays of this type and age is 1mm and the biggest is 820mm.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The average display diagonal (metric) of LCD screens that have been available for more than two years is 63cm. The Viewsonic VX2880 has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s (71.12 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Vertical

At 341.3 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a quite big viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX2880. The viewable size, verticals of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age range from 100mm to 630mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 310mm.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Viewsonic VX2880 has one of the faster response times (only 5 milliseconds) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for more than two years the response times range from 1ms to 69ms.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VX2880 is more than most comparable spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays that have been available for more than two years. The cables includeds "DisplayPort" and "MHL" are also found on this PC screen.

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8 Reasons Against

Very High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VX2880 will cost £113 over 8 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC screens of this age and spec.

Not 3D

The Viewsonic VX2880 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VX2880 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Viewsonic VX2880 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the VX2880 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera to this LCD screen and we think the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the VX2880 do not have a card reader integrated. The Viewsonic VX2880 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated including the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VX2880. Across all the medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VX2880 the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of comparable spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago is -5° and the widest is 1,800°. At only 170 degrees, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

Comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years have power consumption (PowerSave)s of between 0.14W and 80W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 5.9W. At 28 Watts, the Viewsonic VX2880 has a very high power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the Viewsonic VX2880

Released Over Two Years Ago

Viewsonic released the VX2880 over two years ago.

Specification

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Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Size Diagonal
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Design
Colour of Product
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
USB Port

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £112.81
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years £112.81
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Viewsonic VX2880uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.56T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic 50m1, viewsonic vx2880, viewsonic vx2880m, viewsonic vx2880ml, viewsonic 3840x2160
Barcodes 00013686010416, 00766907764314, 05054629648193, 07669077643140

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