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Two Industry Awards
The writers at two expert review sites endorsed this PC display. The expert at Bcchardware.com gave this PC screen a "Silver" award and decided it was very good and the reviewer at Techno-labs.com concluded that it was carefully designed and gave it a "Good Design" award.
This PC monitor has an average owner rating of 88 out of 100 based on 89 owner reviews.
Good Product Quality
Some Viewsonic VX2452 owners who purchased it said that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon in October “Awesome quality”. Last year David Dullard said “The image quality is decent - not the best I've seen” in his review of this PC monitor but he rated it 60 out of 100. 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 Viewsonic VX2452 review.
Good Picture Quality
A few people mentioned that the product had good picture quality. Ian Wilson mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Apart from that it seems OK, picture quality is good” in his review of this PC monitor but he gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Jennyl wrote on Amazon “Great picture quality”. Jennyl also said “The picture quality is very crisp and clear”.
Three customers who bought it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Eoin Mc Namara rated it as excellent and mentioned on Amazon in October “It is TN based, with strong colours present”. Jack Mason wrote on Amazon in the same month “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 review of the Viewsonic VX2452. Pat said in his review of the Viewsonic VX2452 on Amazon “Good colours”.
A few Viewsonic VX2452 owners said in their reviews that the product had a good refresh rate. Amazon Customer said last year “It came packaged with a DVI-D cable which has a refresh rate cap of 120Hz” however despite that they only rated the Viewsonic VX2452 40 out of 100. David Dullard mentioned “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” in his review of the Viewsonic VX2452 however despite that he only gave it a rating of 3 stars.
One Viewsonic VX2452 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it had image ghosting. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus two years ago “Although ghosting is too strong to make this monitor appeal to gamers” in their review yet they only scored the Viewsonic VX2452 3 stars.
One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had clear images. Gary C. said in his Viewsonic VX2452 review “Excellent quality and clarity of image” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. One Viewsonic VX2452 reviewer said in their reviews that the product had a wide viewing angle. Wirebird scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “The viewing angle is good and in both general” in their review of the Viewsonic VX2452.
Easy to Use
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic VX2452 was easy to use. Ian Wilson said in his Viewsonic VX2452 review “Fortunately I was able to use the cable that came”.
Some people who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to setup. D. Embleton said in their review of the Viewsonic VX2452 “Easy to set up no screw or tools required”. Martyn Brown said in their review of the Viewsonic VX2452 in October this year “Easy to set up and with clear audio, although I do normally use headphones when viewing my Amazon TV unit through it” .
One Viewsonic VX2452 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it performed as expected. Muzza mentioned in their review of this PC monitor last year “Fantastic monitors, does what it says on the tin! NB” and scored the product 5 stars.
One person who reviewed it considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. In October this year Eoin Mc Namara wrote on Amazon “I feel comfortable/usable brightness was at 25%-35% depending on the time of day”.
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According to Amazon sales data, the VX2452 is a popular choice amongst people who purchased PC monitors in the last 3 months.
Several Viewsonic VX2452 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Eoin Mc Namara wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VX2452 in October this year “A solid FreeSync monitor for gaming at 1080p” and rated the product as very good. Wirebird said on Amazon “If you want to use the built in speakers then don't expect amazing sound”.
One Viewsonic VX2452 reviewer thought it was reliable. This month Jack Mason wrote “Unfortunately this monitor has been set aside as the spare monitor in case the old and trustworthy Asus fails” in his review although he rated it 2 stars.
Good Technical Features
A number of Viewsonic VX2452 reviewers who bought the Viewsonic VX2452 concluded that it had good features. Eoin Mc Namara said in October this year “Enable some features to deepen/brighten blacks for games that might benefit from them” in their review of the Viewsonic VX2452. Michael Arthurs mentioned “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”.
Viewsonic Has Good PC Monitor Reviews
Viewsonic has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC monitor range compared to other manufacturers.
Good Sound Quality
A few Viewsonic VX2452 reviewers who reviewed the Viewsonic VX2452 concluded that it had good sound quality. In October Eoin Mc Namara wrote in their Viewsonic VX2452 review on Amazon “The audio quality is quite good for a monitor in my opinion”. This year Roger's Brother said “It does the job, though the sound quality of the built-in speakers is poor” in their review of this PC monitor.
One Viewsonic VX2452 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Michael Arthurs wrote on Amazon “Beautiful Monitor”. One Viewsonic VX2452 owner who purchased it considered that it was smooth. A few weeks ago Eoin Mc Namara said “Media were silky smooth and no visible tears or jags were present” in their review.
Good Environmental Credentials
One Viewsonic VX2452 owner who purchased it concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote “The ViewSonic VX2452MH boasts excellent colour fidelity and is very energy efficient” in their Viewsonic VX2452 review but despite that they gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.
One person who reviewed the Viewsonic VX2452 reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mrtechie said on Amazon last year “It has 2 HDMI ports just in case you wanted to know”.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Asus VS239 ($125.99) which is cheaper; or the Benq BL2201, or the Eizo ColorEdge CG276 which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Unlike most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a built-in speaker, the Viewsonic VX2452 has a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think a cheaper PC display such as the AOC I2260PWHU or you might consider a higher rated PC display such as the Benq GW2450HM, and the iiyama XU2390HS are also worth considering.
1080p Video Mode
This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to it.
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 medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Very Fast Response Time
Across all the medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VX2452 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. The Viewsonic VX2452 has one of the faster response times (only 2 milliseconds) amongst PC displays of this age.
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One person mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance. Ian Wilson said “The instruction aren't all that clear as how to set all the functions up”.
Not Good in Terms of Size
One person concluded that this PC monitor was not thick. Jack Mason said this year “The colours also loose their "colouring” in his review of the Viewsonic VX2452 and scored the product 2 stars.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was not heavy and bulky. Eoin Mc Namara mentioned “The monitor is top heavy, despite a bulge being towards the bottom of the back panel, so transport is not difficult, merely cumbersome” nonetheless they rated the product 5 stars.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the VX2452, the Viewsonic VX2452 is not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the HP LP2065 which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX2452, the Viewsonic VX2452 does not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VX2452 do not have an integrated card reader. The Viewsonic VX2452 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
At only 160 degrees, the Viewsonic VX2452 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the VX2452. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Viewsonic VX2452 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst PC monitors of this age. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX2452 have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 180°.
Only One HDMI Port
Most similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the VX2452 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Viewsonic VX2452 which has one HDMI port.
Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
The lowest power consumption when in PowerSave mode of similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VX2452 is 0.14W, the highest is 80W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6W. With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 15.8 Watts, the Viewsonic VX2452 has a quite high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VX2452.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when Viewsonic released the VX2452.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
At 559.2 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2452 has a pretty average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VX2452.
If you are not bothered about having a wider width then you might want to look at the Asus VS24 ($127.99) (561.6mm) which is also cheaper.
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