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Should You Buy a Viewsonic PC Monitor?

Updated 25 December 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 popular PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $60 for the VA1917 which has a display diagonal of 18.5" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1366 x 768 (WXGA) and go up to $996 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 $233.

Viewsonic are recognised for their wide selection of award winning and 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%
16,314 reviews
#2
United States
94%
94%
8,510 reviews
#3
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,195 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,650 reviews
#5
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,527 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,338 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,242 reviews
#8
Taiwan
88%
88%
10,028 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,539 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
85%
85%
444 reviews
#11
China
84%
84%
878 reviews
#12
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,553 reviews
#13
81%
81%
41 reviews
#14
Japan
81%
81%
561 reviews
#15
MSI
81%
81%
342 reviews
#16
Japan
80%
80%
2,367 reviews
#17
Sceptre
74%
74%
331 reviews
#18
GeChic
73%
73%
54 reviews
#19
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#20
73%
73%
177 reviews
#21
ELO
72%
72%
4 reviews
#22
72%
72%
341 reviews
#23
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
428 reviews
#24
Japan
68%
68%
1 review
#25
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#26
LILLIPUT
67%
67%
1 review
#27
Viotek
65%
65%
1 review
#28
Gigabyte
65%
65%
31 reviews
#29
Viewera
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Apple
61%
61%
185 reviews
#31
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Taiwan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
Japan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
ViewZ
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#38
56%
56%
0 reviews
#39
56%
56%
0 reviews
#40
Aopen
55%
55%
2 reviews
#41
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Bematech
55%
55%
0 reviews
#43
Wacom
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
AVUE
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Hanwha
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Pelco
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
Feelworld
52%
52%
0 reviews
#50
Peerless
52%
52%
0 reviews
#51
ADTECHNO
52%
52%
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 90 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
$286
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $7,899
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$233
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $9,849
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 86% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Viewsonic PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was good in terms of size, reliable and had a good price. 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 Philips DELL Viewsonic
monitornerds.com logo
89%
26 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
88%
9 reviews
prad.de logo
74%
39 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
67%
12 reviews
84%
16 reviews
63%
6 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
19 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
22 reviews
72%
13 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
85%
12 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
80%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
20 reviews
79%
6 reviews
78%
8 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
20 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
80%
9 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
16 reviews
85%
2 reviews
85%
1 review
altomdata.dk logo
81%
18 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
74%
14 reviews
86%
8 reviews
88%
4 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
33 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
75%
6 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
17 reviews
86%
7 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
15 reviews
80%
2 reviews
79%
7 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
90%
6 reviews
88%
5 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
79%
9 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
68%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
80%
12 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
87%
4 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
11 reviews
79%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
68%
5 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
6 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
86%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
85%
5 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
88%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
84%
7 reviews
80%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
500 reviews
61%
414 reviews
69%
374 reviews
63%
257 reviews
65%
249 reviews
61%
118 reviews
Average
81%
799 reviews
78%
687 reviews
82%
631 reviews
79%
453 reviews
81%
452 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 Philips DELL Viewsonic
hardware.info logo
18
14
17
10
7
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
15
2
1
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
8
5
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
4
3
11
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
4
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
6
5
prad.de logo
17
5
10
2
4
3
altomdata.dk logo
9
9
6
5
6
3
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
6
5
1
PC Mag logo
7
5
5
11
3
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
3
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
6
3
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
3
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
3
greentechreviews.ru logo
13
9
5
3dnews.ru logo
14
7
1
1
xfastest.com logo
14
4
5
SweClockers.com logo
5
7
3
1
3
1
profesionalreview.com logo
14
1
2
1
2
01net.com logo
5
4
1
4
3
1
Other Expert Sites
349
238
178
115
145
65
Total
577
384
307
200
220
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 Viewsonic VX2457-MHD is a Full HD monitor built for entertainment
hardwarezone.com.ph
a sturdy chassis
Digital Versus
The VP2780-4K offered a very good all-round screen with a robust
tftcentral.co.uk
The monitor feels seriously well made
Expert Reviews
reliable G-Sync monitor for competitive gaming
monitornerds.com
It seems that monitors built around decently high quality panels can be had at a price never seen before
goughlui.com
I used the built in Windows calibration tool mixed with PhotoFriday
amazon.co.uk
heavy duty for long hours to play
Bestbuy.com
well built
Bhphotovideo.com
the built in speakers are very good too
Amazon

NOT RELIABLE

they scratch easily
Amazon
holder feels fragile
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Viewsonic PC Monitor?

Viewsonic VX3211MH

$327.01
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Viewsonic VX3211MH
32"
1080P
RESOLUTION
3ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$115
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $327.01 is the Viewsonic VX3211MH, which has a Kagoo Score of 74.

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

90
Reviews
2 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
64
Value for Money
Good
74
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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

The cheapest price that we could find for the VX3211MH in the US is $327.01 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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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?

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