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Viewsonic XG2401

£284.38
£268.33 £16.00 cheaper than 18 days ago
Viewsonic XG2401
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tomshardware.co.uk Editor Approved hardwarecanucks.com Dam Good Value Trusted Reviews Recommended chip.com.my Outstanding
A multi award winning and fully featured 24" flatpanel monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 5 further awards from other expert sites
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Viewsonic XG2401 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Viewsonic XG2401 number 618 in medium monitors and number 628 across all PC monitors.
89
Reviews
49 Reviews + 8 Awards
74
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
54
Running Costs
£180 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received eight awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Technopat.net plus two other sites and a "Value for Money" award from Gamezoom.net plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However this Viewsonic PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
The XG2401 has running costs of £180 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 6% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report it is robust, it is fairly priced and design.
It has some great features:
Very fast response time
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Two HDMI ports
144Hz refresh rate
AMD freesync technology
Low input lag
Black stabilization for ultimate visibility

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 £284.38 to £268.33 in the last 18 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 65% 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.

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Viewsonic XG2401 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Eight Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor is one of the most awarded by expert review sites of all the PC screens.

This LCD screen received an "Editor's Choice" award from review sites Technopat.net, Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshardware.com all of whom decided that this PC display was terrific.

The experts at websites Gamezoom.net and Hardwarecanucks.com both concluded that this flatpanel monitor was great for its price and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

Two other expert review sites liked this PC display. The editor of website Trusted Reviews conluded that they would recommend this Viewsonic PC monitor and gave it a "Recommended" award and review website Shooter-Szene.de gave it a "Gold Award" and decided it was exceptional.

One additional expert review site said that this PC screen was very good. This was from Chip.com.my who gave it an "Outstanding".

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Viewsonic flatpanel monitor is 77 out of 100 based on 10 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, PC Mag and ign.com.

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Average User Reviews

XG2401 owners on average rated this LCD screen 78%. 17 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Viewsonic Has Very Good PC Display Reviews

Based on 5,463 user and expert reviews (including 687 verified purchases), Viewsonic has very good reviews for its PC displays. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Six customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four owners said that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two owners concluded that the product was good looking.

  • Sharp image, smooth lines and very good detail enhancements…
  • The viewing angle is pretty large, too, though this won’t be an issue for most gamers unless they regularly enjoy having spectators around…
  • So even if you do have a pretty powerful system, this is still a great choice…

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two owners thought this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Four customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Expert review sites Gamezoom.net and Hardwarecanucks.com highlighted in their review that this Viewsonic PC monitor was great for its price.

Satisfactory Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 69% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews, very good features and is under 3 years old. However at [price] it seems like great value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic XG2401 and the United Kingdom price of £268.33 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $259.99 (£360.58).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The XG2401 is one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the XG2401 is £180.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since January 2016.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Viewsonic XG2401 of 24" is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 63% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response times of LCD screens range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the Viewsonic XG2401 of only 1ms is faster than 94% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Viewsonic XG2401 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Viewsonic XG2401's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC screens. It is higher than 57% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower 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 Viewsonic XG2401 of only 170° is in the narrowest 24% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all PC monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The Viewsonic XG2401's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 18% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic XG2401 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Two HDMI Ports

The Viewsonic XG2401 is a two HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Has a Game Mode

The Viewsonic XG2401 has a game mode, unlike 92% of PC monitors which do not have a game mode.

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Only Has DisplayPort and USB

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic XG2401 is more than most PC screens. This Viewsonic PC display has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors. The cables included "DisplayPort" is also found on this PC monitor.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Viewsonic XG2401 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of flatpanel monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Has an Audio Output

The Viewsonic XG2401 has an audio output, which is unusual. 87% of flatpanel monitors do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic p247306p, viewsonic xg2401

Barcodes:

00672773735733, 00766907818116, 05057103068579

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