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Viewsonic VX2858

Viewsonic VX2858 PC Monitor

28" 1920 X 1080 LCD Jun 2014
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
Product DescriptionThe ViewSonic VX2858Sml is a 28 Full HD 1080p display designed for entertainment and multimedia applications. Equipped with SuperClear Pro technology, true 8-bit colors, a... More
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9 Reasons For

Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We calculated the average ratings for all Viewsonic PC monitors and also specifically for Viewsonic medium monitors and found that in both cases Viewsonic had good ratings.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic VX2858 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age do not have a built-in speaker.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Viewsonic VX2858 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The Viewsonic VX2858 has one of the larger viewable size diagonals (711.2 millimeters) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX2858 have viewable size diagonals of between 21mm and 940mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 570mm.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

The viewable widths of PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the VX2858 range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm. At 619.7 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2858 has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VX2858.

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Quite Big Viewable Height

LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the VX2858 have viewable heights of between 28mm and 630mm. With a viewable height of 340.3 millimeters, the Viewsonic VX2858 has one of the bigger viewable heights amongst medium monitors of this age.

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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 comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as it.

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Has Four Cables Included

The Viewsonic VX2858 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VX2858. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.

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Very Shallow

The Viewsonic VX2858 is fairly shallow (only 50.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age. Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VX2858 have depths of between 6.1mm and 810mm, and the average depth is 110mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VX2858, the Viewsonic VX2858 is not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the AOC D2769[plb_1563236_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the VX2858, the Viewsonic VX2858 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the 272P4QPJKEB[pl_2997140_price], or the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price] both from Philips which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Viewsonic VX2858 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth also looking at other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader including the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response times of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VX2858 range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the Viewsonic VX2858 has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

Across all the PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the VX2858 the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.14W to 80W. With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 27 Watts, the Viewsonic VX2858 has a fairly high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the VX2858.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VX2858

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium monitor was released over two 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 PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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LCD Display Type

The Viewsonic VX2858 has a better display type than most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has an LCD display type, whereas most PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it have an LED display type.

Alternative PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Eizo FlexScan S2133[plb_1735097_price].

LCD screens with a better display type that might be worth looking at include the e2250Swdnk[pl_1364842_price] (LED and higher rated), the U2868[pl_2276998_price] (LED and higher rated), or the I2276[pl_2256588_price] (LED and higher rated) all from AOC.

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Specification

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HD Type
HDCP
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Viewable Size Diagonal
Viewable Height
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Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
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Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
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Maximum Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
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Certificates
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Weight & Dimensions
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Cable Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $52.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $52.42
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic vx2858, viewsonic vx2858s, viewsonic vx2858sm, viewsonic vx2858sml
Barcodes 00012300852661, 00012303196656, 00766907764727, 00801947276868, 00805100137218, 00807030482383, 00809185802610, 00809186259123, 00809385653524, 05054629648353, 07426900227294, 07669077647278

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