The average expert rating of this Viewsonic flatpanel monitor is 87% based on two expert reviews from sites including gadgetreview.com and thetechreviewer.com. This means that PC monitor experts think this flatpanel monitor is one of the better PC displays of a comparable type and age.
Good Owner Reviews
On average, based on 77 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Viewsonic PC monitor is 88 out of 100.
Good Picture Quality
A few Viewsonic VX2252 owners agreed that the product had good picture quality. Ian Wilson said on Amazon “Apart from that it seems OK, picture quality is good” in his Viewsonic VX2252 review. Last year Jennyl gave the Viewsonic VX2252 a very good review score and said on Amazon “Great picture quality” in their Viewsonic VX2252 review. Jennyl also wrote “The picture quality is very crisp and clear”.
A number of Viewsonic VX2252 reviewers agreed that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Eoin Mc Namara wrote on Amazon in October “It is TN based, with strong colours present” in their review of this PC monitor. Jack Mason wrote on Amazon “Spent 2 hours setting it up by trying to get the colours correct - forget it! Not only are the blacks, NOT that black” in his Viewsonic VX2252 review. Pat wrote in his Viewsonic VX2252 review on Amazon “Good colours”.
A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It came packaged with a DVI-D cable which has a refresh rate cap of 120Hz” however they scored it 2 stars. David Dullard wrote “For a monitor of this price that looks decent, is adjustable and has a strong refresh rate I can't shake my head at it” but even so he rated it 60 out of 100.
One Viewsonic VX2252 owner reckoned that this PC monitor had a wide viewing angle. Wirebird said “The viewing angle is good and in both general”. One Viewsonic VX2252 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product had clear images. Gary C. wrote on Amazon in October this year “Excellent quality and clarity of image” in his Viewsonic VX2252 review.
Easy to Use
A few people who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. Last year Ian Wilson mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Fortunately I was able to use the cable that came” nonetheless he only rated the Viewsonic VX2252 60 out of 100.
Some customers agreed that it was easy to setup. D. Embleton gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VX2252 in October last year “Easy to set up no screw or tools required”. Martyn Brown wrote “Easy to set up and with clear audio, although I do normally use headphones when viewing my Amazon TV unit through it” in their review.
One person who bought the Viewsonic VX2252 considered that it performed as expected. Muzza wrote on Amazon in October last year “Fantastic monitors, does what it says on the tin! NB” in their Viewsonic VX2252 review.
One Viewsonic VX2252 owner who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it was comfortable and easy to hold. This year Eoin Mc Namara said “I feel comfortable/usable brightness was at 25%-35% depending on the time of day” in their review of this PC monitor.
Good Product Quality
Several customers concluded that the Viewsonic VX2252 was good quality. Amazon Customer said a few weeks ago “Awesome quality” in their Viewsonic VX2252 review and gave the Viewsonic VX2252 a score of 5 stars. David Dullard said in his review of the Viewsonic VX2252 on Amazon “The image quality is decent - not the best I've seen” however he only scored the Viewsonic VX2252 3 stars. Last year David Hodson said on Amazon “Excellent screen, this is the second one I have purchased from ViewSonic, they are an high quality product” in his review of the Viewsonic VX2252 and scored it very highly.
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Some Viewsonic VX2252 reviewers who bought the product considered that it was well made. Eoin Mc Namara said in their review this month “A solid FreeSync monitor for gaming at 1080p” . Wirebird mentioned in their review “If you want to use the built in speakers then don't expect amazing sound” and scored the product 4 stars.
One person who reviewed the Viewsonic VX2252 concluded that it was reliable. Jack Mason said on Amazon “Unfortunately this monitor has been set aside as the spare monitor in case the old and trustworthy Asus fails”.
Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors
Based on 2,099 owner and expert reviews, Viewsonic has good ratings for its PC screens. Viewsonic also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands.
Good Sound Quality
Some Viewsonic VX2252 owners agreed that the Viewsonic VX2252 had good sound quality. In October Eoin Mc Namara wrote on Amazon “The audio quality is quite good for a monitor in my opinion” in their Viewsonic VX2252 review. Roger's Brother said “It does the job, though the sound quality of the built-in speakers is poor” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.
One customer who reviewed the Viewsonic VX2252 thought it was a good design. Three years ago Hardwarecanucks.com mentioned “Slim design” in their Viewsonic VX2252 review. One customer who bought it said that it was good looking. Michael Arthurs wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Beautiful Monitor”.
One Viewsonic VX2252 owner who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was smooth. Eoin Mc Namara rated it as very good and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon this month “Media were silky smooth and no visible tears or jags were present”.
Good Technical Features
A few people who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Eoin Mc Namara said on Amazon in October this year “Enable some features to deepen/brighten blacks for games that might benefit from them” and gave it an excellent rating. Two years ago Michael Arthurs wrote on Amazon “That was bad on my behalf, now that it's here it's awesome and has many different features that you can adjust or tweak”.
One customer reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mrtechie wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VX2252 “It has 2 HDMI ports just in case you wanted to know” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Viewsonic VX2252 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the VX2252 which do not have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at including the AOC I2473[plb_2254441_price], or the Acer S241HL[plb_1554522_price].
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
Across all the PC screens that were launched more than two years ago the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Viewsonic VX2252 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst PC monitors of this age.
Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
Similar spec LCD screens that came out more than two years ago have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°. When compared to other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX2252 that we have assessed, the Viewsonic VX2252's vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest.
1080p Video Mode
This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor 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.
With a width of only 511.1 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2252 is one of the narrower LCD screens of this type and age amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the widths range from 50mm to 6,500mm.
If you would consider a flatpanel monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the Acer S241HL[plb_1554522_price] (563.8mm).
The shortest similar spec LCD screen that came out more than two years ago is 30mm tall and the tallest is 4,800mm. The Viewsonic VX2252 is fairly short (only 327.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec.
With a weight of only 2.9 kilograms, the Viewsonic VX2252 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VX2252. The lightest medium monitor that has been available for around the same time as the VX2252 is 3g weight, the heaviest is 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.
Very Fast Response Time
The Viewsonic VX2252 has one of the faster response times (only 2 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the PC displays of a similar spec and age to the VX2252 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
One customer who purchased this PC monitor thought it was not a good height. Hardwarecanucks.com wrote in their review “Can't adjust height or orientation”. One person who reviewed the product thought it was not thick. Jack Mason gave it a rating of 40 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon this month “The colours also loose their "colouring”.
One person who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. This year Eoin Mc Namara wrote on Amazon “The monitor is top heavy, despite a bulge being towards the bottom of the back panel, so transport is not difficult, merely cumbersome”.
One person concluded that this PC monitor did not have good technical guidance. Ian Wilson mentioned on Amazon in October last year “The instruction aren't all that clear as how to set all the functions up”.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the VX2252 do not have a built-in camera. The Viewsonic VX2252 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
The Viewsonic VX2252 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.
If you want an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX2252, the Viewsonic VX2252 does not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Small Viewable Height
PC monitors of this spec and age have viewable heights of between 28mm and 630mm. The Viewsonic VX2252 has one of the smaller viewable heights (only 267 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Small Viewable Width
With a viewable width of only 475 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2252 has one of the smaller viewable widths amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The viewable widths of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Very Small Display Diagonal
The screen sizes of PC screens of this age and spec range from 50cm to 770cm. At only 54.61 centimeters, the Viewsonic VX2252 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VX2252.
Quite Small Viewable Size Diagonal
At only 546 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2252 has a fairly small viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VX2252. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VX2252 the viewable size diagonals range from 21mm to 940mm.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
Across all the flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 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 VX2252 has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age.
Only One HDMI Port
The Viewsonic VX2252 is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VX2252 have between one and three HDMI ports.
Fairly High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Across all the LCD screens of this type and age the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.14W to 80W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6W. At 15.8 Watts, the Viewsonic VX2252 has a fairly high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the VX2252.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This PC display was released over three years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
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