Product Description The ViewSonic VA2446m-LED is a 24 (23.6 viewable) widescreen monitor with a LED backlight and a glossy, thin-bezel design ideal for use in the home or at the office. With Full...
Viewsonic medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all flatpanel monitors Viewsonic is one of the better rated brands.
Good Owner Reviews
Based on 27 owner reviews this medium monitor has an average owner rating of 88 out of 100.
Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of the this PC display are Mega Contrast, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio marketing name on flatpanel monitors of this age and type.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.
We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think the 24MP55 ($544.35), and the 34UM95 both from LG which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VA2446, the Viewsonic VA2446 has a built-in speaker.
Has One Cable Included
The Viewsonic VA2446 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of this age and spec. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC|Audio (3.5mm)|VGA are also found on this LCD screen.
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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.
The depths of PC screens that were released more than two years ago range from 12mm to 810mm. The Viewsonic VA2446 is one of the shallower comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the VA2446 (only 48.3 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years are not 3D compatible. The Viewsonic VA2446 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the AOC d2757Ph which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The Viewsonic VA2446 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this LCD screen and we think the Asus MK241 is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Viewsonic VA2446 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VA2446 also do not have an integrated card reader.
We compared all the other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader to this PC screen and we think the U2713H ($689.99), or the UP2414Q ($839.95) both from DELL is also worth considering.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to it.
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Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The narrowest vertical viewing angle of comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the VA2446 is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The Viewsonic VA2446 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VA2446.
Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
The Viewsonic VA2446 has one of the higher power consumptions when in PowerSave mode (15 Watts) amongst PC displays of this age. The power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VA2446 range from 0.14W to 80W.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
Viewsonic released the VA2446 over three years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays of a comparable age and type to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC screens that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq GW2255 ($156.95), or the Asus VG236.
If the display resolution of this PC screen is too few for you then you might want to look at the Eizo FlexScan EV2416W (1920 x 1200), or the Neovo RX-32 (1920 x 1200).
With a width of 571.5 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2446 has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
We compared this PC display to all the other 571.5mm wide PC screens and we think because of it's better review score, the B2481HS, the E2482HS, and the E2480HS all from iiyama is also worth considering.
Barton4Tom would recommend the ViewSonic VA2446m-LED (Verified Purchase)
This is a terrific value. The picture quality is excellent. There are speakers built into the back of the monitor firing upward. I have adjusted both the monitor sound setting and our PC sound... Read more…
Tempuracrunch would recommend the ViewSonic VA2446m-LED (Verified Purchase)
Okay. I'm an IT nerd, and deal with all sorts of computers and monitors daily. I haven't seen a Viewsonic product in years though, and when it came time to grab a display for my new Mac Mini, I... Read more…
Jazzman0607 would recommend the ViewSonic VA2446m-LED
This is a great value! Excellent picture and the price is good. I've used Viewsonic monitors in the past and I love them. Then I tried a less expensive monitor. I won't make that mistake again! I... Read more…
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