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Viewsonic VA2046

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Viewsonic VA2046

Viewsonic VA2046
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A good spec but 4 year old 20" flatpanel monitor, with moderate running costs
20" 1600 X 900 Pixels 10000000:1 No Aug 2013
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Viewsonic VA2046 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Viewsonic VA2046 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$88 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $88 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 3,257 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wall mountable
High resolution for superior pixel performance
Mega dynamic contrast ratio for sharp, crisp images
Energy-Saving eco-mode
Windows 8 certified compliance
VESA mount and kensington security lock compliant
Only 1600 x 900 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

Viewsonic VA2046 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The VA2046 is one of the most expensive to run LCD screens that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VA2046 is $88.

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Features

Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The Viewsonic VA2046 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all PC displays ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Viewsonic VA2046's display diagonal of only 20" is in the smallest 14% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Viewsonic VA2046 of 5ms is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 59% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Viewsonic VA2046 of only 65° is narrower than 97% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Viewsonic VA2046's horizontal viewing angle of only 90° is in the narrowest 4% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VA2046 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Viewsonic VA2046 of only 700 is lower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the lowest 6% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Wall Mountable

The Viewsonic VA2046 is wall mountable, unlike 92% of PC displays which are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic va2046aled, viewsonic va2046mled, viewsonic 1600x900

Barcodes:

00766907722215, 00766907722321, 00766907733631, 05054629640838

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