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Viewsonic XG2401MH PC Monitor

£224.22
£208.71 £15.51 cheaper than 15 days ago
24" 1920 X 1080 LED Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £82.04 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Popular choice
Good value for money
31 Reviews + 5 Awards
tomshardware.com Editor Approved tomshardware.co.uk Editor Approved hardwarecanucks.com Dam Good Value technopat.net Editor's Choice
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

This LCD screen is one of the most awarded of all the flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age.

The writers at websites Tomshardware.co.uk, Tomshardware.com and Technopat.net all concluded that this Viewsonic LCD screen was outstanding and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The experts at review websites Hardwarecanucks.com and Gamezoom.net both decided that this PC display provided a good bang for your buck and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Seven experts from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, ign.com and gamezoom.net have rated this LCD screen on average 75 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Average

The average owner rating of this flatpanel monitor is 76 out of 100 based on 17 owner reviews.

Viewsonic PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,792 user and expert reviews (including 399 verified purchases), Viewsonic has good ratings for its LCD screens. Viewsonic also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £15.51 (7%)

The price has dropped from £224.22 to £208.71 in the last 15 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 79% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 21% chance that the price will actually go down further.

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Good Value for Money

Hardwarecanucks.com and Gamezoom.net highlighted in their review that this PC display provided a good bang for your buck.

Reasonably Priced

Three customers who bought the product reckoned that it was good value for money. Kolten F. gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “This is a solid deal and monitor”. They also wrote “This is a great display for the price” in their review. David H. said in April last year “It's a good deal and the smoothness that comes from my games makes it even better” .


Other

Popular Choice

Across all LCD screens, the XG2401 is one the fastest selling products currently available according to Amazon sales data.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was January 2016 when Viewsonic released the XG2401.


Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The Viewsonic XG2401 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to this LCD screen.

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Has a Game Mode

The Viewsonic XG2401 has a game mode, as do most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Design

Nice Design

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. David K. gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he said in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Newegg.com “So even if you do have a pretty powerful system, this is still a great choice”. Paul B gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website Amazon “The viewing angle is pretty large, too, though this won’t be an issue for most gamers unless they regularly enjoy having spectators around”.

Robust

Five customers said in their reviews that the product was well made. Last year David K. wrote on expert review site Newegg.com “This monitor has a built in process reducer to reduce input lag” in his review of this PC monitor.

Build Quality

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Website Tomshardware.co.uk said “Build quality”. In April last year expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “The monitor feels seriously well made” in their review of the Viewsonic XG2401 however they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 3 stars out of 5.

Easy to Use

Two owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Paul B wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Menus are clear and easy to navigate, though everything is done through the touch sensitive buttons” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars out of 5. Darrell L. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “You may easily have different settings and desires than me” and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5.


Energy

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the XG2401 will cost £83 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 648 LCD screens of a similar age and type.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Viewsonic XG2401 has a built-in USB hub, unlike most of the other comparable spec PC screens that came out around the same time as this PC screen which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Viewsonic XG2401 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Has an Audio Output

The Viewsonic XG2401 has an audio output, as do most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic XG2401 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this LCD screen also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Asus MG248Q (£248.92) which has better reviews; or the LG 29UM68 (£199.99), or the iiyama GB2488HSU (£199.98) both of which are cheaper.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Viewsonic XG2401 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age also have an Energy Star certified.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of PC displays of this spec and age is 170°, and the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°. At only 160 degrees, the Viewsonic XG2401 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At only 170 degrees, the Viewsonic XG2401 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year. The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC displays that are a comparable age to this LCD screen is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year range from 1ms to 25ms. At only 1 millisecond, the Viewsonic XG2401 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this PC display.

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Packaging Content

Only Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic XG2401 is more than most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DisplayPort and USB are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766907818116

Viewsonic XG2401 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic XG2401 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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