The ViewSonic VA2349S Is A High-performance 23" Wide-angle Display With SuperClear IPS Technology That Delivers True Color Performance And Consistent Image Quality. With Full HD 1080p Resolution,...
One Viewsonic VA2349 owner who purchased the Viewsonic VA2349 thought it was good quality. Hippyphysicist wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VA2349 on Amazon “Image quality is very good and it was easy to install, I just plugged it in, no drivers necessary on Arch Linux”.
Good Picture Quality
One Viewsonic VA2349 reviewer who bought the Viewsonic VA2349 said that it had good picture quality. Hippyphysicist scored the product 99 out of 100 and said in their review of the Viewsonic VA2349 “Image quality is very good and it was easy to install, I just plugged it in, no drivers necessary on Arch Linux”.
Viewsonic PC Displays Have Good Reviews
On average Viewsonic medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC displays manufactured by Viewsonic.
20000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 20000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it.
We compared all the other PC monitors that have a 20000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio to this LCD screen and we think the DELL P2312H which is cheaper; or the DELL U2312HM which has a better Rating are also worth considering.
If the contrast ratio of this LCD screen is too low for you then you might want to look at the Hannspree HL229DPB (30000000:1 and higher rated); or the HE247DPB (40000000:1 and cheaper), or the HW246HBB (40000000:1 and cheaper) both from Hanns.G.
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
At 178 degrees, the Viewsonic VA2349 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the VA2349. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
Across all the flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VA2349 the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Viewsonic VA2349 has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the VA2349.
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1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many PC screens of this type and age.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Quite Fast Response Time
With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VA2349 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than two years. The response times of PC displays of a similar age and spec to the VA2349 range from 1ms to 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.
At only 213.5 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2349 is very short compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for more than two years. The heights of PC monitors of this age and type range from 41mm to 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm.
7 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VA2349 have a built-in speaker, however the Viewsonic VA2349 does not have a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the VN247 ($189.00), or the VN279 ($172.99) both from Asus which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
Most PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the VA2349 are not 3D compatible. The Viewsonic VA2349 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Most PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The Viewsonic VA2349 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We compared this LCD screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Lenovo L2251, or the HP EliteDisplay E221 ($159.00) is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VA2349, the Viewsonic VA2349 does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar age and spec to it.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that are a similar age to the VA2349 is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Viewsonic VA2349 has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age.
4 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VA2349
Released Over Three Years Ago
Viewsonic released the VA2349 over three years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to it.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including the AOC E2370 which is cheaper; or the AOC I2369 which has a better Rating.
If the display resolution of this PC screen is too few for you then you might also want to look at the Asus VS24 ($149.00) (1920 x 1200) which also has a higher Rating.
LCD Display Type
The Viewsonic VA2349 has an LCD display type which is better than most LCD screens of this age and spec. Most LCD screens that are a similar age to it have an LED display type.
Other PC screens that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the G236HL ($98.99), or the V236HL ($86.99) both from Acer or the iiyama T2252.
If the display type of this PC display is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Benq GW2320 (LED and cheaper).
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With a width of 548.4 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2349 has a relatively average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2349.
If you would consider a PC screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the E2360 (548.5mm), or the I2360 (548.5mm) both from AOC or the Acer 236HL ($144.98) (548.5mm).
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