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Should You Buy a Viewsonic PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 17 April 2020
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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 $50 for the VA2246 which has a display diagonal of 22" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $1,369 for the XG2703-GS which has a display diagonal of 27" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 2560 x 1440. The average price of a new Viewsonic PC monitor is $274.

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%
16,288 reviews
#2
HP
United States
95%
95%
4,590 reviews
#3
Taiwan
95%
95%
10,242 reviews
#4
Taiwan
95%
95%
2,652 reviews
#5
United States
94%
94%
8,500 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
93%
93%
8,409 reviews
#7
Taiwan
90%
90%
10,054 reviews
#8
South Korea
90%
90%
7,736 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
89%
89%
7,591 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
88%
88%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
85%
85%
1,560 reviews
#12
China
84%
84%
973 reviews
#13
82%
82%
41 reviews
#14
Japan
82%
82%
565 reviews
#15
MSI
81%
81%
424 reviews
#16
Japan
81%
81%
2,373 reviews
#17
ELO
74%
74%
4 reviews
#18
74%
74%
177 reviews
#19
73%
73%
341 reviews
#20
Japan
71%
71%
1 review
#21
Sceptre
71%
71%
331 reviews
#22
GeChic
71%
71%
54 reviews
#23
V7
71%
71%
9 reviews
#24
Gigabyte
68%
68%
31 reviews
#25
Alienware
United States
68%
68%
432 reviews
#26
LILLIPUT
67%
67%
1 review
#27
AG Neovo
65%
65%
1 review
#28
Viewera
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
Taiwan
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Japan
62%
62%
0 reviews
#31
61%
61%
0 reviews
#32
AVUE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#33
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
ViewZ
59%
59%
0 reviews
#35
DoubleSight
58%
58%
0 reviews
#36
Elo TouchSystems
57%
57%
2 reviews
#37
Mimo Monitors
57%
57%
0 reviews
#38
CTL
54%
54%
0 reviews
#39
Hanwha
54%
54%
0 reviews
#40
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Feelworld
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Peerless
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Ikegami
53%
53%
0 reviews
#48
Aopen
52%
52%
2 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
$350
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $7,899
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$274
$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
1,379
4 stars
418
3 stars
126
2 stars
85
1 star
110
Viewsonic has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other 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, robust and fairly priced. Their PC monitors have also won 110+ awards.

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
90%
27 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
88%
9 reviews
prad.de logo
74%
40 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%
21 reviews
72%
13 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 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
82%
21 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%
32 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
75%
6 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
79%
7 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
17 reviews
86%
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
75%
6 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
79%
9 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
80%
12 reviews
94%
7 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
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
36 reviews
68%
2 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
11 reviews
79%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
68%
5 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
6 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
86%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
85%
5 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
83%
3 reviews
01net.com logo
78%
10 reviews
77%
6 reviews
70%
2 reviews
69%
9 reviews
72%
5 reviews
100%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
60%
504 reviews
61%
415 reviews
69%
377 reviews
63%
255 reviews
65%
242 reviews
61%
117 reviews
Average
81%
804 reviews
78%
689 reviews
81%
626 reviews
79%
454 reviews
80%
444 reviews
80%
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 received by 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
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
15
2
1
hardware.info logo
18
15
16
10
7
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
8
5
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
11
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
7
5
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
4
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
xfastest.com logo
14
4
5
3dnews.ru logo
14
7
1
1
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
1
3
1
profesionalreview.com logo
14
1
3
1
2
01net.com logo
6
4
1
4
3
1
Other Expert Sites
356
237
178
116
139
65
Total
586
385
307
201
215
110

How Reliable Are Viewsonic PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Viewsonic PC monitors. over 210 of these reviews 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

a sturdy chassis
Digital Versus
The VP2780-4K offered a very good all-round screen with a robust
tftcentral.co.uk
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
The monitor feels seriously well made
Expert Reviews
reliable G-Sync monitor for competitive gaming
monitornerds.com
arrived in very sturdy packaging
Amazon
It's well engineered
Bhphotovideo.com
in the future I'd probably be better off avoiding a monitor with built in speakers
Newegg.com

NOT RELIABLE

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

What is the Best Mid-Range Viewsonic PC Monitor?

Viewsonic VX3211MH

$446.80
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32"
1080P
RESOLUTION
3ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$106
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $446.80 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 critically acclaimed and fully featured 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels resolution PC monitor, with low running costs and display diagonal.

90
Reviews
2 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Value for Money
Good
74
Running Costs
$110 Over 5 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Purchasers report that Viewsonic VX3211MH has terrific expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the VX3211MH in the US is $446.80 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

$299.99
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
$186
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 $299.99.

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" PC monitor, with a good price and low running costs. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's good-looking, well-built but expensive.

95
Reviews
6 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
70
Running Costs
$190 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Customers report that Viewsonic XG2702 has terrific 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

The cheapest price that we could find for the XG2702 in the US is $299.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Ultimate Viewsonic PC Monitor?

Viewsonic XG2703GS

$1,354.90
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Viewsonic XG2703GS
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27"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$101
OVER 5 YEARS

For those with an unlimited budget then the Viewsonic XG2703GS is the best Viewsonic PC monitor out there. At $1,354.90 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 74.

Features We Love:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (27")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Very wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Very wide vertical viewing angle (178°)

A fully featured and award winning 27" flatpanel monitor, with low running costs. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and an HDMI and supports NVIDIA G-Sync. Customers report that this flatpanel monitor has a good refresh rate, it's good-looking and well designed.

91
Reviews
21 Reviews + 3 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Value for Money
Good
75
Running Costs
$100 Over 5 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Viewsonic XG2703GS has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 21 reviews.

chip.com.my Outstanding
tomsguide.com Editor's Choice
technopat.net Editor's Choice
GAMING GLORY at 165Hz  | Review - Viewsonic XG2703GS G-Sync Gaming Monitor
GAMING GLORY at 165Hz | Review - Viewsonic XG2703GS G-Sync Gaming Monitor

The cheapest price that we could find for the XG2703GS in the US is $1,354.90 but in total we found only 1 price 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?
What is the Best High End Viewsonic PC Monitor?
What is the Ultimate Viewsonic PC Monitor?

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