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Good Product Quality
Some Viewsonic VG2439 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Daveb mentioned on Amazon this year “Great picture quality” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Daveb also wrote “An excellent monitor with good picture quality - sound is nothing spectacular.”. Daveb also wrote “The picture quality was well below acceptable standards - unsharp & with colours bleeding over into one another; the problem was solved by using VGA”.
Good Picture Quality
A number of people who bought this PC monitor said that it had good picture quality.
One person who reviewed the Viewsonic VG2439 thought it had a flickering image. This year Tony rated the product as very good and he said in his review of this PC monitor “The flicker free and blue light technology make it so much easier on the eye”.
Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens
Viewsonic is one of the superior PC display manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Viewsonic also has good ratings for its medium monitors.
A number of customers who purchased this PC monitor said that it was ergonomic. Tony said on Amazon in October “Then to really make it totally ergonomic, they add tilt”.
One Viewsonic VG2439 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Tea Bag said in their Viewsonic VG2439 review “Easily adjustable (tilt/height/orientation) screen, plus good connectivity options”.
One Viewsonic VG2439 reviewer who bought the Viewsonic VG2439 thought it was a good height.
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Good Sound Quality
One Viewsonic VG2439 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Tony scored this PC monitor 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “To be honest if you are critiquing speaker quality on a monitor at this price point, your expectations are wrong” in his review.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to it.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the Acer G247HYL ($135.99) which is cheaper; or the Asus VN247 ($189.00) which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VG2439, the Viewsonic VG2439 has a built-in speaker.
Other LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at include a cheaper PC display such as the Samsung S22E450M or you might consider a higher scoring PC display such as the Acer G257HL ($150.99).
We compared this PC display to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker and we think the Wortmann AG TERRA 2446W is also worth considering.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the VG2439, the Viewsonic VG2439 does not have a built-in camera.
Alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the HP EliteDisplay E240c ($229.35), or the Asus VK248H ($183.99).
Not 3D Compatible
The Viewsonic VG2439 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors that came out around the same time as the VG2439 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Viewsonic VG2439 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens of this age and spec also do not have an integrated card reader.
We think you might also be interested in alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the DELL UP2715K ($1,618.33).
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Only Has Five Cables Included
The Viewsonic VG2439 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of a similar type and age to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VG2439. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.
Fairly Slow Response Time
With a response time of 6.5 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VG2439 has one of the slower response times amongst PC monitors of this age. Flatpanel monitors of this spec and age have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This Viewsonic PC monitor was released over a year ago.
At 560.3 millimeters, the Viewsonic VG2439 has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
If you are not concerned about having a wider width then you might also want to look at the Viewsonic VA2465 ($128.88) (563.9mm and cheaper).
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