We checked 2,099 expert and user reviews for Viewsonic PC monitors and found that on average Viewsonic has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Viewsonic has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens of this age and spec.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Unlike most of the other PC screens of this spec and age which do not have a built-in speaker, the Viewsonic VT2406 has a built-in speaker.
Three HDMI Ports
The Viewsonic VT2406 is a three HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VT2406 have between one and three HDMI ports.
Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power
Across all the similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VT2406 the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.3W. The Viewsonic VT2406 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (10 Watts) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p and 720p video modes, which is the most frequently found video mode on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
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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 PC monitors that are a similar age to it.
The depths of similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the VT2406 range from 6.1mm to 810mm, and the average depth is 110mm. The Viewsonic VT2406 is quite shallow (only 48.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the VT2406.
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Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port
The Viewsonic VT2406 is a one USB Type-A downstream port PC display. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VT2406 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the VT2406, the Viewsonic VT2406 is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VT2406, the Viewsonic VT2406 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the VT2406, the Viewsonic VT2406 does not have an integrated card reader.
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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 were released around the same time as it.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Viewsonic VT2406 is a one USB 2.0 port PC display.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the VT2406 have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Viewsonic VT2406 has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VT2406.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This LCD screen was released over three years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
At 566.6 millimeters, the Viewsonic VT2406 has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type.
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