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Viewsonic VG2847SMH

$272.25
Viewsonic VG2847
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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money 28" PC screen, with moderate running costs
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New Viewsonic Vg2847smh 28" Led Lcd Monitor - 16_9 - 6.90 Ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
$272.25
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Viewsonic VG2847Smh 28" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 - 6.90 ms VG2847SMH (Brand new, unopened) - on
$278.96
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Amazon US
ViewSonic VG2847SMH 28" 1080p Ergonomic Monitor HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA
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$279.27
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ViewSonic VG2847Smh - T - VG2847SMH
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$339.28
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ViewSonic - 28" LED HD Monitor - Black VG2847SMH
$289.99
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Newegg US
ViewSonic VG2847SMH 28" Full HD 1080P SuperClear Monitor, 3000_1, 300cd/m2, USB& (Brand new, unopened) - on
$289.99
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BuyDig
ViewSonic VG2847SMH 28" 1080p Ergonomic Monitor HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA (Brand new, unopened) - on
$289.99
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eBay
Viewsonic VG2847Smh 28" Full HD LED-Backlit LCD Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$294.67
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Antonline
Viewsonic VG2847Smh 28" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 - 6.90 ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
$299.45
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beachaudio
Viewsonic Vg2847smh 28" Led Lcd Monitor - 16_9 - 6.90 Ms - 1920 X 1080 - 16.7 (Brand new, unopened) - on
$300.86
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Target PC Inc 1-888-311-4455
NEW Viewsonic VG2847SMH VG2847Smh Widescreen LCD Monitor 28-in 28in LED (Brand new, unopened) - on
$307.98
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printermalls
Viewsonic VG2847SMH 28-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
$308.08
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Viewsonic VG2847Smh 28" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 - 6.90 ms- -1920 x 1080 (Brand new, unopened) - on
$309.10
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spytecinc
ViewSonic VG2847SMH 28" 1080p Ergonomic Monitor HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA (Brand new, unopened) - on
$322.00
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Arsenal PC Inc
NEW VIEWSONIC VG2847Smh VG2847SMH Viewsonic 28" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 6.90 ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
$344.46
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melofone
ViewSonic VG2847SMH 28in NEW (Brand new, unopened) - on
$370.99
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ViewSonic VG2847Smh-LED monitor-28in-1920 x 1080 Full HD-300 cd/m2-3000-1-6.5 ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
$377.07
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Viewsonic VG2847 Compare US Used Prices

Target PC Inc 1-888-311-4455
Used - ViewSonic VG2847SMH 28-inch 1080p HDMI DisplayPort Ergonomic Monitor Swivel USB (Used) - on
$169.99
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Used - ViewSonic VG2847SMH 28" 1080p Ergonomic Monitor HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA
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$169.99
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Refurbished - ViewSonic VG2847SMH 28" 1080p Ergonomic Monitor HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA
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$199.95
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Refurbished - ViewSonic VG2847SMH 28" 1080p Ergonomic Monitor HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA (Certified Refurbished)
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Refurbished - ViewSonic VG2847SMH 28-inch 16_9 1080p Ergonomic Monitor HDMI DisplayPort VGA (Refurbished) - on
$199.99
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Used - ViewSonic VG2847Smh LED Monitor 28"! (Used) - on
$229.99
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Viewsonic VG2847 Review

With good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Viewsonic VG2847 number 864 across all PC monitors.
57
Value for Money
Average
61
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$51 Over 5 Years
53
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
It has running costs of $51 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,216 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
This Viewsonic PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
ViewSonic flicker-free technology
VESA-Mountable
Eco-mode conserves more energy and cuts costs
Mercury-Free LED backlighting
Dual integrated stereo speakers
Full HD 1080p for superior pixel performance
Blue light filter for more comfortable viewing
ViewMode settings for enhanced on-screen content
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
The power of HDMI
Versatile connectivity with displayport and USB hub
Ergonomic design for comfort and productivity
Integrated client endpoint mount
SuperClear pro MVA technology for richer colors, better color gradients, and sharper images
28 full HD ergonomic LED monitor with integrated client endpoint mount
Industry-leading pixel performance guarantee and 3-year limited warranty
Slower than average response time

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $269.98 on eBay 35 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 74% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Viewsonic VG2847 Video Reviews

Viewsonic VG2847 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $272.25 it is in the most expensive 42% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic VG2847 and the United States price of $272.25 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £356.98 ($356.98).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VG2847 has an average 5 year running cost of $51 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,216 PC monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Viewsonic VG2847 of 28" is bigger than 86% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 24".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.6ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the Viewsonic VG2847 of 6.9ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is slower than 82% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Viewsonic VG2847 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 29% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Viewsonic VG2847 of 178° is in the widest 31% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of LCD screens is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Viewsonic VG2847's contrast ratio (typical) of 3,000 is higher than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 83% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Viewsonic VG2847 has a microphone in. 98% of PC screens do not have a microphone in.

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Has an Audio Output

The Viewsonic VG2847 has an audio output, which is unusual. 87% of PC screens do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

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00766907774016, 07669077740160

Viewsonic VG2847SMH

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