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Viewsonic VX2880ML PC Monitor

£425.00
28" 3840 X 2400 Oct 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Release Date
Two industry awards
Reasonably priced
Narrow viewing angles
95 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This PC screen was given a "Performance Award" by websites Techno-labs.com who wrote that this Viewsonic flatpanel monitor performed well.

This Viewsonic PC display received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Ten experts from sites including Techradar, PC Mag, PC Advisor.co.uk and benchmark.pl have rated this LCD screen on average 70%.

Poor User Reviews

On average, VX2880ML owners rated this LCD screen 53%. It seems that owners really don't rate this PC screen very highly.

Viewsonic Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

We checked 2,792 owner and expert reviews (including 399 verified purchases) for Viewsonic LCD screens and found that on average Viewsonic has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Viewsonic has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Narrow Viewing Angles

Two customers concluded that it was not thin. Website Micromart.co.uk mentioned “Narrow viewing angles”.


Price

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Reasonably Priced

Eighteen people considered that the Viewsonic VX2880ML was good value for money. Website Micromart.co.uk wrote “Reasonably priced”. Expert review site Tweaktown.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “It's priced better than it was when it launched.”. Two years ago Reece G. wrote “Other than that for the price paid 4k is excellent!” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was expensive. Mac80127 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Bestbuy.com “The flickering problems made me return the unit in exchange for a slightly more expensive yet great working Samsung 590 4k monitor”. Jose P. said two years ago “It's an expensive half baked product with less the half the quality of many other options out there”. Ajs (london) wrote on expert review site Amazon “The monitor is considerably more expensive than their closest comparable HD model” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Expensive

After checking the price of 513 medium monitors that came out more than two years ago they range in price from £49 to £9,999. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Viewsonic released the VX2880ML in October 2014.


Display

3840 X 2400 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the VX2880ML is 3840 x 2400 pixels. That's 4% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Design

Easy to Use

Six owners said that the Viewsonic VX2880ML was easy to use. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Control buttons are up front easily found” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “Screen resolution is so good that text is almost too small requiring font scaling in windows control panel” in their review. Expert review site Digitalhippos.com wrote “Easy to use” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Three owners who reviewed it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Oliver wrote “Isolation where running in 4K makes the game look amazing and 30FPS is comfortable” nonetheless he gave it a score of 1 stars out of 5.

Two people who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

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Good Looking

Five customers wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic VX2880ML was good looking. Website Newegg.com mentioned three years ago “Gorgeous colors, phenomenal resolution, wicked refresh rate”. Expert review site Pcmag.com said “The VX2880ml ($629.99), is a stylish 28-inch model that uses Twisted Nematic (TN) panel technology to deliver bold, mostly accurate colors, dark blacks”. Expert website Digitalhippos.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “What more can you say about a huge, crisp and sharp 28" 4K display like this? It's beautifully designed, has silky blacks, especially for a TN panel”.

Robust

Two people agreed that this PC monitor was well made. Mac80127 mentioned “All was fine for about 1.5 weeks until I started getting full screen flickering with differing solid colors” in their Viewsonic VX2880ML review. Two years ago David Precious wrote on expert website Amazon “First impressions are good - quality-looking, stylish, nice skinny bevel and solid stand elevating it to what I feel is just the right height”.

Two customers who reviewed it said that it was reliable. Mark mentioned two years ago “It stopped working reliably after around 1 week of being out of the box”.

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Image Quality

Eight people who reviewed it wrote that it was good quality. Website Micromart.co.uk wrote “Image quality” . Expert review site Digitalhippos.com scored this PC monitor 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “More (screen) real estate than Donald Trump - Without the horrid hair piece!PerformanceOk, so this bad boy is good looking, well designed”. Mr P Burrows said three years ago “The picture quality is good” in his review of this PC monitor.


Good Picture Quality

Nine owners wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic VX2880ML had good picture quality. David Precious said on expert website Amazon “To be fair, if you're looking for a 4K monitor, you probably have a modern graphics card with DisplayPort ports anyway, though” in his review of this PC monitor. Badd scored this PC monitor 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “The picture is superb great to look at, just have to get a better graphics card now as the one I have only does 2k max”. Two years ago Mr M Parmar rated it 4 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert website Amazon “It's not a gaming screen with it running at 30hz at 4k, I use it for photo editing and graphics its spot on for the price” in his review of this PC monitor.

Two owners agreed that it had a good contrast ratio.

Two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good refresh rate. Susman mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Only by lowering the resolution to 1920x1200 or below, is the refresh rate 60Hz possible” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two owners who bought this PC monitor wrote that it had good colour saturation. Evan said on expert review site Amazon “The colours are lovely and bright” in his review of this PC monitor nonetheless he only gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Two years ago David Precious mentioned “Picture quality is generally good - great contrast and vivid colours” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Product Identifiers

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

Viewsonic VX2880ML Review Sources

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