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Viewsonic PC Monitors Have Good Reviews
Viewsonic is one of the superior PC screen brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Viewsonic also has good ratings for its medium monitors.
Only Released Five Months Ago
The VA2259-smh was only relased by Viewsonic five months ago. Newer flatpanel monitors like this one are likely to use better technology.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out in the last year.
Other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at include the Samsung S24D330H, the HP 22es ($79.99), or the LG 22MT48D which is cheaper.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The VA2259-smh has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2259-smh also have a built-in speaker.
Alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic VX2457MHD ($139.99).
There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to consider including the AOC E2475SWj ($136.99), or the Acer R231.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
Has Three Cables Included
The VA2259-smh has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been around for the last year. This Viewsonic PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.
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The narrowest latest medium monitor is 370mm wide, the widest is 900mm, and the average width is 590mm. With a width of only 499.7 millimeters, the VA2259-smh is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2259-smh.
Other PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Philips 223S5LSB (503mm and cheaper), or the Acer R221Q ($129.99) (497.84mm and cheaper).
Across all the LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to the VA2259-smh the heights range from 43mm to 3,000mm, and the average height is 370mm. With a height of only 301.9 millimeters, the VA2259-smh is fairly short compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VA2259-smh.
Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2259-smh the weights range from 2.6g to 21kg. With a weight of only 2.5 kilograms, the VA2259-smh is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the VA2259-smh.
The shallowest latest flatpanel monitor is 7mm deep and the deepest is 610mm. At only 45.5 millimeters, the VA2259-smh is fairly shallow compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the VA2259-smh.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most recently released medium monitors are not 3D compatible. The VA2259-smh is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The VA2259-smh does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VA2259-smh also do not have a built-in camera.
Other PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Lenovo T2224 ($271.84).
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VA2259-smh, the VA2259-smh does not have an integrated card reader.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
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Quite Dim Display Brightness
The average display brightness of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VA2259-smh is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Viewsonic VA2259-smh has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other new medium monitors.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 82
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Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Socket Size
16.78 million colours
VGA (D-Sub) Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
-5 - 22
VESA Mount Interface
-5 - 22
Cable Lock Slot
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AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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