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Should You Buy a Viewsonic PC Monitor?

Updated 23 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Viewsonic PC Monitor?

Viewsonic is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its projectors, TVs and camcorders.

If you are wondering how Viewsonic PC monitors compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,400 PC monitors by objectively and impartially analysing over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Viewsonic are recognised for their wide selection of award winning and moderately popular PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $64 for the VG2439 which has a display diagonal of 24" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $1,000 for the VP3881 which has a display diagonal of 38" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3840 x 1600. The average price of a new Viewsonic PC monitor is $235.

Viewsonic are recognised for their wide selection of award winning and moderately popular PC monitors.

Is Viewsonic the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are Viewsonic PC monitors any good? We give every PC monitor a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all PC monitors we are able to impartially rank all the PC monitor brands.

Viewsonic is ranked the No. 4 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Viewsonic is the 4th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,271 reviews
#2
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,186 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
8,486 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,650 reviews
#5
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,288 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,533 reviews
#7
South Korea
89%
89%
7,249 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,030 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,579 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
85%
85%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,540 reviews
#12
China
82%
82%
878 reviews
#13
MSI
82%
82%
340 reviews
#14
81%
81%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
79%
79%
2,380 reviews
#16
Japan
79%
79%
561 reviews
#17
74%
74%
349 reviews
#18
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#19
GeChic
73%
73%
53 reviews
#20
Sceptre
72%
72%
331 reviews
#21
72%
72%
170 reviews
#22
ELO
71%
71%
4 reviews
#23
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Alienware
United States
70%
70%
427 reviews
#25
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#26
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#27
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#28
Pelco
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Taiwan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#31
Viewera
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
ViewZ
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#38
AVUE
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#41
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Aopen
54%
54%
2 reviews
#43
Bematech
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Peerless
51%
51%
0 reviews
#48
Ikegami
51%
51%
0 reviews
#49
ADTECHNO
51%
51%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Viewsonic PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All PC monitor Brands
Viewsonic PC Monitors

There's a wide selection of Viewsonic PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with over 100 Viewsonic PC monitors currently on the market in the US. Viewsonic also have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a Viewsonic PC monitor being 77%.

The average review score for a Viewsonic PC monitor is 77%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Viewsonic PC monitor is $25 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

Viewsonic PC monitors tend to be cheaper than most other PC monitor brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$276
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,099
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$235
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $173,299
Price Distribution of Viewsonic PC Monitors

What Do the Viewsonic PC Monitor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Viewsonic PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for Viewsonic and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.

Viewsonic logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
110
4 stars
101
3 stars
20
2 stars
4
1 star
1
Viewsonic logo

User Reviews

5 stars
1,372
4 stars
414
3 stars
126
2 stars
84
1 star
110
Viewsonic has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor brands.

Over 89% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Viewsonic PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Viewsonic PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was a good size, reliable and reasonably priced. Their PC monitors have also won 110+ awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Viewsonic PC monitors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other PC monitor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Asus AOC Benq DELL Philips Viewsonic
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
27 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
9 reviews
88%
9 reviews
prad.de logo
74%
40 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
84%
17 reviews
69%
11 reviews
63%
6 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
79%
22 reviews
74%
7 reviews
72%
13 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
79%
15 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
18 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
79%
6 reviews
77%
19 reviews
78%
8 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
11 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
14 reviews
80%
9 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
86%
8 reviews
73%
15 reviews
88%
4 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
81%
14 reviews
85%
1 review
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
32 reviews
86%
2 reviews
78%
8 reviews
75%
6 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
86%
7 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
16 reviews
79%
7 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
90%
6 reviews
80%
11 reviews
88%
5 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
81%
10 reviews
80%
4 reviews
79%
9 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
68%
2 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
77%
4 reviews
87%
4 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
86%
16 reviews
91%
7 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
79%
10 reviews
80%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
68%
5 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
78%
6 reviews
83%
3 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
5 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
87%
5 reviews
86%
3 reviews
85%
5 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
88%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
88%
8 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
504 reviews
61%
411 reviews
69%
381 reviews
65%
247 reviews
63%
252 reviews
61%
116 reviews
Average
81%
800 reviews
79%
689 reviews
81%
629 reviews
81%
452 reviews
80%
446 reviews
79%
228 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Viewsonic PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 110 industry awards for Viewsonic PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards given to Viewsonic to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Viewsonic has won 110 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq DELL Philips Viewsonic
hardware.info logo
18
14
18
7
9
kitguru.net logo
24
18
5
2
13
1
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
5
8
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
3
4
11
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
8
2
5
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
6
2
4
prad.de logo
17
5
10
4
1
3
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
6
5
3
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
5
6
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
1
4
3
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
3
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
3
5
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
3
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
5
2
3
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
3
1
1
profesionalreview.com logo
13
1
2
1
2
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
4
Other Expert Sites
354
236
175
146
114
66
Total
576
384
307
220
194
110

How Reliable Are Viewsonic PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Viewsonic PC monitors. 200+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 90% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Viewsonic PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

90% of reviewers think Viewsonic PC monitors are reliable.

So, most people think that Viewsonic PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Viewsonic PC monitors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

The monitor feels seriously well made
Expert Reviews
a sturdy chassis
Digital Versus
The VP2780-4K offered a very good all-round screen with a robust
tftcentral.co.uk
reliable G-Sync monitor for competitive gaming
monitornerds.com
The Viewsonic VX2457-MHD is a Full HD monitor built for entertainment
hardwarezone.com.ph
It seems that monitors built around decently high quality panels can be had at a price never seen before
goughlui.com
well made
Amazon
very minimal - built in speakers not the best
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

I can't comment on reliability yet
Amazon
holder feels fragile
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Viewsonic PC Monitor?

Viewsonic VX3211MH

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32"
1080P
RESOLUTION
3ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$115
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $311.74 is the Viewsonic VX3211MH, which has a Kagoo Score of 73.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (32")
Faster than average response time (3ms)
Built-in speaker
Has ac and hdmi

A good spec and critically acclaimed 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels resolution PC display, with low running costs and display diagonal.

90
Reviews
2 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Viewsonic VX3211MH has excellent expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the VX3211MH in the US is $311.74 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Viewsonic PC Monitor?

Viewsonic XG2702

$288.99
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
$203
OVER 5 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Viewsonic PC monitor then the Viewsonic XG2702 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 77, but is a bit more expensive at $288.99.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (27")
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Built-in USB hub
Built-in speaker

A fully featured and top-rated 27" LCD screen, with a good price and low running costs. Multiple reviews mentioned that this LCD screen isgood-looking but expensive.

95
Reviews
5 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Value for Money
Good
70
Running Costs
$200 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Owners report that Viewsonic XG2702 has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.

ViewSonic XG2702 Review and 144Hz Gysnc Setup Guide
ViewSonic XG2702 Review and 144Hz Gysnc Setup Guide

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What is the Best Budget Choice Viewsonic PC Monitor?

Viewsonic VA2719SMH

$178.43
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$121
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $178.43 and with a Kagoo Score of 77 the Viewsonic VA2719SMH makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (27")
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
Audio output

An award winning and fully featured 27" PC screen, with a low price and low running costs. Multiple reviews mentioned that this PC screen hasa good screen.

91
Reviews
11 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
74
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Viewsonic VA2719SMH has good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Viewsonic PC Monitor?
Is Viewsonic the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the Viewsonic PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Viewsonic PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are Viewsonic PC Monitors?
What is the Best Mid-Range Viewsonic PC Monitor?
What is the Best High End Viewsonic PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Viewsonic PC Monitor?

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