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Viewsonic VA2055SM PC Monitor

$94.99
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19.5" 1920 X 1080 LED Jul 2015
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
The ViewSonic VA2055Sm features a 20 (19.5 viewable) Full HD SuperClear MVA widescreen panel with integrated dual 2W speakers. The monitor offers 1920x1080 resolution, 3,000:1 Contrast Ratio, VGA... More
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11 Reasons For

Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Viewsonic has good average reviews for its small monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on small monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the DELL P1914S[plb_1740052_price], or the Philips 200V4QSBR[plb_3175362_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic VA2055SM has a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the VA2055SM do not have a built-in speaker.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the VA2055SM is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 58% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all LCD screens that are a comparable age to the VA2055SM.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of PC screen.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the VA2055SM has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst small monitors of this age. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of small monitors that came out around the same time as the VA2055SM is 50° and the widest is 180°.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

When compared to other LCD screens that are a similar age to the VA2055SM that we have checked, the VA2055SM's horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. PC monitors of a similar age and type to the VA2055SM have horizontal viewing angles of between 90° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 150°.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Viewsonic VA2055SM is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 62% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA).

A 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) graphics resolution is actually the best resolution across all small monitors that are a similar age to the VA2055SM.

The worst resolution across similar types of PC display is 720 x 400.

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Has One Cable Included

The VA2055SM has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago. The most frequently found cable included is VGA, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC,VGA are also found on this Viewsonic LCD screen.

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Quite Large Viewable Size Diagonal

Across all the PC monitors of this type and age the viewable size diagonals range from 140mm to 500mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 460mm. The VA2055SM has a fairly large viewable size diagonal (495 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VA2055SM.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

The average viewable width of PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the VA2055SM is 390mm, and the viewable widths range from 260mm to 480mm. The VA2055SM has one of the bigger viewable widths (434 millimeters) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Shallow

Across all the small monitors that came out more than a year ago the depths range from 8.5mm to 380mm, and the average depth is 82mm. With a depth of only 47.5 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2055SM is quite shallow compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VA2055SM.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most PC monitors of this spec and age are not 3D compatible. The VA2055SM is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Viewsonic VA2055SM does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the Philips 200V4QSBR[plb_3175362_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Viewsonic VA2055SM does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other small monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VA2055SM also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

With a viewable height of only 239 millimeters, the VA2055SM has a fairly small viewable height compared to most of the other small monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VA2055SM. The smallest viewable height of PC displays of this age and spec is 170mm and the biggest is 420mm.

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Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 15 Watts, the VA2055SM has one of the higher power consumptions when in PowerSave mode amongst small monitors of this age. The lowest power consumption when in PowerSave mode of small monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2055SM is 0.3W, the highest is 16W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6.7W.

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Very Slow Response Time

Small monitors that have been on the market for more than a year have response times of between 2ms and 25ms, and the average response time is 7.5ms. With a response time of 25 milliseconds, the VA2055SM has a very slow response time compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VA2055SM.

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1 Other reason to consider the Viewsonic VA2055SM

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen has been on the market for over a year.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 February 2016 by Gary

Nice inexpensive monitor...

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Total running cost over 5 years $29.98
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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