The ViewSonic VA2252Sm is a 22 (21.5 viewable) Full HD 1920x1080 LED monitor designed with business professionals in mind. With ViewSonic SuperClear MVA panel technology and 3000:1 static contrast...
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9 Reasons For
Viewsonic medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC screens Viewsonic is one of the superior manufacturers.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the Philips 227E6[plb_2497490_price] which is cheaper; or the Acer G246HYL[plb_3026768_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the VA2252Sm, the VA2252Sm has a built-in speaker.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq GL2250HM[plb_3402589_price] is also worth considering.
There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to look at including the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price], or the HP V212a[plb_3012832_price].
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Has Two Cables Included
The VA2252Sm has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been available for more than a year. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the VA2252Sm. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC screen.
The average width of PC screens of a similar age and type to the VA2252Sm is 590mm. With a width of only 517.7 millimeters, the VA2252Sm is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VA2252Sm.
PC monitors with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the HP ProDisplay P222va[plb_2897358_price] (518mm and cheaper).
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Quite Low Maximum Power Consumption
With a maximum power consumption of only 28 Watts, the VA2252Sm has one of the lower maximum power consumptions amongst LCD screens of this age. The average maximum power consumption of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VA2252Sm is 51W.
The VA2252Sm is one of the shallower PC screens of a similar age and type to the VA2252Sm (only 49.5 millimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age. The shallowest medium monitor that has been on the market for more than a year is 33mm deep and the deepest is 650mm.
The shortest similar spec flatpanel monitor that has been around for a comparable time to the VA2252Sm is 28mm tall and the tallest is 930mm. The VA2252Sm is quite short (only 309.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VA2252Sm.
8 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The VA2252Sm does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the VA2252Sm also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in camera to this PC monitor and we think the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price] is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the VA2252Sm, the Viewsonic VA2252Sm is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Viewsonic VA2252Sm does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have an integrated card reader.
Very Small Viewable Height
With a viewable height of only 267.79 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2252Sm has a quite small viewable height compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type. Comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the VA2252Sm have viewable heights of between 230mm and 700mm.
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Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar age and spec to it.
Quite Small Viewable Width
At only 476.06 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2252Sm has a fairly small viewable width compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VA2252Sm have viewable widths of between 280mm and 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VA2252Sm have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the VA2252Sm has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The average response time of flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than a year is 5.7ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. The Viewsonic VA2252Sm has one of the slower response times (6.5 milliseconds) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.
1 Other reason to consider the Viewsonic VA2252Sm
Released Over a Year Ago
This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over a year.
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
Full HD, HD
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 82
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
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Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
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AC (power) in
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Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
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Thin Client Installed
-5 - 20
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On Screen Display (OSD)
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AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90
Energy Star Certified
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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