The ViewSonic VA2465Smh is a 24 (23.6 viewable) widescreen monitor with an LED backlight and glossy, thin-bezel design ideal for both work and entertainment. With the latest ViewSonic SuperClear...
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18 Reasons For
Good Picture Quality
Some Viewsonic VA2465 reviewers concluded that the Viewsonic VA2465 had good picture quality. In August Amazon Customer and wrote on Amazon “The image quality was certainly not satisfactory considering that £90 is still a fair amount of money” in their review of this PC monitors. In the same month Victor Meldrew Mk2 said on Amazon “First off though might I say that if you are looking for fast graphics, brilliant colours then look elsewhere, if you are looking for a great value item, vibrant colours”. W. Bryant mentioned in their review “The picture quality is excellent and”.
One Viewsonic VA2465 owner thought the Viewsonic VA2465 had clear images. Gary C. said on Amazon “Excellent quality and clarity of image” in his review of the Viewsonic VA2465. One Viewsonic VA2465 reviewer who bought the product wrote that it had good colour saturation. Chris scored the Viewsonic VA2465 80 out of 100 and he wrote “The colours seem vibrant and clear” in his review of this PC monitors.
Good Product Quality
A few customers who bought the Viewsonic VA2465 considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The image quality was certainly not satisfactory considering that £90 is still a fair amount of money” but despite that only gave this PC monitors a score of 2 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part”. Gary C. gave the Viewsonic VA2465 a score of 99 out of 100 and he said in his review of the Viewsonic VA2465 on Amazon “Excellent quality and clarity of image”.
User Reviews Are Average
Users have rated this PC screen on average 79 out of 100.
Easy to Use
A number of Viewsonic VA2465 reviewers who bought this PC monitors reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It matches my TV) and the buttons to control the settings are real buttons”. Chris mentioned on Amazon “The colours seem vibrant and clear and the menu seems pretty straight forward” in his review of the Viewsonic VA2465.
One Viewsonic VA2465 reviewer concluded that it was easy to setup. A few weeks ago Dc wrote on Amazon “The monitor was easy to set up and worked without issue” in their Viewsonic VA2465 review and scored the Viewsonic VA2465 80 out of 100.
One customer wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic VA2465 was easy to damage or scratch. Mr John N Graves said in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Both are first class, no broken pixels”.
One person thought the product was well made. This year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part” but despite that only gave it a score of 40 out of 100.
Acceptable Noise Level
One customer who reviewed this PC monitors thought it was noisy. Amazon Customer and said in their review this month “The audio comes out muffled and any sharp, loud noise causes crackling for the next few second”.
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One person reckoned that the product was heavy. Amazon Customer said on Amazon this month “60fps video stuttered badly and was heavily noticeable” in their review of the Viewsonic VA2465.
One person who purchased it concluded that it was good looking. This month Amazon Customer and wrote “The monitor itself is pretty nice” in their review of this PC monitors.
Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
Medium monitors manufactured by Viewsonic have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Viewsonic also has good ratings across its entire range.
One Viewsonic VA2465 reviewer who purchased this PC monitors reckoned that it had good technical guidance.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Viewsonic VA2465 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
We compared all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker to this PC screen and we think because of it's better review score, the VC239H[pl_2977758_price], and the VE248HR[pl_3069904_price] both from Asus or the Samsung LS24C65[plb_1465614_price] is also worth considering.
Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The Viewsonic VA2465 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC screens of this type and age is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
Has One Cable Included
The Viewsonic VA2465 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC|VGA are also found on this Viewsonic flatpanel monitor.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the VA2465 range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Viewsonic VA2465 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VA2465.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.
3000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The Viewsonic VA2465 has a maximum typical contrast ratio of 3000:1. That's over three times the typical contrast ratio of a 1000:1 PC monitor, which is the most common typical contrast ratio. Across all medium monitors that were released more than a year ago the worst typical contrast ratio is 600:1 and the best is 5000:1.
Quite Low Average Power Consumption
The Viewsonic VA2465 has one of the lower average power consumptions (only 17 Watts) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The average average power consumption of PC displays of this age and type is 21W, and the average power consumptions range from 0.5W to 30W.
Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the VA2465 the depths range from 15mm to 700mm. The Viewsonic VA2465 is one of the shallower PC screens that were released one year ago (only 46 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Viewsonic VA2465 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the VA2465 also do not have a built-in camera.
It is worth also looking at other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Viewsonic VG2437[plb_2780335_price], or the DELL UZ2215H[plb_2323495_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the VA2465 do not have an integrated card reader. The Viewsonic VA2465 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Not 3D Compatible
Most LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the VA2465 are not 3D compatible. The Viewsonic VA2465 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
If you want an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Acer GN246HL[plb_2263973_price].
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.
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Only 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 monitors of a similar spec and age to it.
There are a number of other PC screens that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the S22E450F[pl_2980483_price], the S24E450M[pl_2980485_price], or the S23E650D[pl_2980499_price] all from Samsung.
If you are looking for a PC screen with a more display resolution then you might want to look at the Acer G247HYL[plb_3029908_price] (1920 x 1200), or the Samsung LS24C65[plb_1465614_price] (1920 x 1200) which also has a higher rating.
Fairly Slow Response Time
At 6.5 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VA2465 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the VA2465. Across all the similar spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the VA2465 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.8ms.
3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VA2465
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Viewsonic released the VA2465.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this type and age.
We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the S22E450F[pl_2980483_price], the S24E450M[pl_2980485_price], and the S23E650D[pl_2980499_price] all from Samsung is also worth considering.
The Viewsonic VA2465 has a fairly standard width (563.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VA2465.
If you would consider a PC monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the Acer GN246HL[plb_2263973_price] (565mm).
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