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Viewsonic VP2770LED PC Monitor

alphr.com Recommended reviewed.com Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended
27" 20000000:1 LED 642.7mm Aug 2012
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The 27 display VP2770-LED has a slim, uniform bezel design. It boasts an ultra-high 2560 x 1440 WQHD resolution and a 10 Bit panel which delivers 1.07 billion true colour for the ultimate quality... More
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Seven Industry Awards

This LCD screen has received seven awards from expert review sites.

The experts at Trusted Reviews and Alphr.com both endorse this flatpanel monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This PC display was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Reviewed.com who thought that this medium monitor was superb.

Digital Versus and 01net.com both gave this PC display a "5 Star" award and it received a "Test Winner" award from Altomdata.dk.

The expert at one other expert review site thought that this PC display was good. This Viewsonic PC display received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC Mag the average expert rating of this PC display is 84%.

Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this PC screen is superb based on 132 user reviews.

Easy to Use

Five Viewsonic VP2770 owners agreed that the Viewsonic VP2770 was easy to use. Christopher R. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The monitor uses touch sensitive OSD buttons which are a bit fiddly to use” . Three years ago John Capozzi mentioned “Response time is stellar for a panel of this type, just be sure to use the middle "Advanced" setting in the OSD, not Ultra”. Last year Yann Maitre said on Amazon “Very high resolution is really good in day to day use, resulting in a display that is both comfortable and practical to use, thanks to the huge screen real estate”.

Several people reckoned that the Viewsonic VP2770 had a touch sensitive screen. Alfi rated it 5 stars and wrote two years ago “The other buttons are all touch sensitive meaning you only need to touch them with zero force”. Three years ago G. Forbes wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VP2770 on Amazon “From thehe touch sensitive controls to the excellent screen”.

A number of Viewsonic VP2770 reviewers concluded that the Viewsonic VP2770 was comfortable and easy to hold. John Ovenden said “I found that I had to turn it down quite a bit for comfortable viewing”. Last year Yann Maitre wrote “Having two documents or two applications running side by side is again very comfortable” in their Viewsonic VP2770 review.

One Viewsonic VP2770 reviewer who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. J. Rajamogan wrote on Amazon “I haven't tried all the settings (the default seems perfect to me).” in their review of the Viewsonic VP2770.

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Robust

Some Viewsonic VP2770 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was strong and durable. Cc wrote on Amazon “It's a very sturdy, heavy base which takes up a lot of room behind” in their Viewsonic VP2770 review although they scored it 3 stars. Christopher R. wrote in his review of the Viewsonic VP2770 “It is also very sturdy and doesn’t wobble”. John Capozzi scored it very highly and he wrote three years ago “The base is very very sturdy”.

A number of Viewsonic VP2770 owners who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was well made. Chris a said in his Viewsonic VP2770 review “My only dissappointment with the VP2770 is a lack of built in speakers, which I quickly rectified with my JBL Creatures” and rated the product as excellent. Chris a also mentioned “After a couple of weeks fairly solid use with the VP2770 now”. Christopher R. mentioned “Looks solid and functional” in his review of the Viewsonic VP2770 and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was reliable. Three years ago Chris a said “Overall the VP2770 is a massive step up from my old and trusty Viewsonic VG2230 TN”. Si rated the product as excellent and wrote “I've been looking for an upgrade for my trusty 10 year old 20" NEC for some time now, purely so I could fit more info on the screen.” in their review of the Viewsonic VP2770.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Viewsonic VP2770 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Two years ago A Hayes wrote “Great quality, no backlight bleed, no dead pixels, pre-calibrated” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 5 stars. Cc wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The monitor was good quality.” but even so they gave it a rating of 3 stars. Christopher R. said in his review of the Viewsonic VP2770 “The stand is rugged and the build quality very good” .

Good Picture Quality

Twelve Viewsonic VP2770 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it had good colour saturation. Alfi wrote on Amazon “Colours look far more natural on this screen”. Two years ago Christopher R. mentioned on Amazon “These panels have much better colours than the more common” and scored the product 5 stars. Christopher R. also said “The colours look great and the overall impression I get is it is slightly more vibrant than the HP”.

Ten customers said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. George said in his review of the Viewsonic VP2770 “Brilliant picture quality Good inbuilt presets Good range of connectors” . John mentioned on Amazon “Picture quality is good and easy to adjust”. Malcolm Humphrey mentioned “Its a very clear picture, I haven't spotted any dead pixels, variations in brightness or anything less than top notch image quality” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

A number of people who reviewed it thought it had a flickering image. Moore52 mentioned on Amazon “A drop dead gorgeous monitor with a lovely flicker free backlight and the best matt coating I have ever seen” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Yann Maitre wrote “Is absolutely flicker free” in their Viewsonic VP2770 review and scored this PC monitor very highly.

A few Viewsonic VP2770 owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had clear images. This year C. R. Baker mentioned on Amazon “Superb Clarity” in their Viewsonic VP2770 review. Chris a said in his review “The other major change is the clarity and crispness of the display”.

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Nice Design

Some customers reckoned that it was good looking. Craig Brown wrote on Amazon “Simply gorgeous” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Craig Brown also wrote “It all changed when I upgraded to this gorgeous monitor”. Craig Brown also wrote “Games look totally gorgeous (2560x1440 helps, I am using a GeForce gtx770 2GB which copes well), movies looks great, even surfing the well looks much better”.

Viewsonic Has Good PC Screen Reviews

We checked 2,061 expert and user reviews for Viewsonic PC monitors and found that on average Viewsonic has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Viewsonic has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

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Good Technical Features

One customer said that it had good features. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “While the response time of the Viewsonic VP2770-LED clearly isn't fast enough for gamers, this monitor still has enough excellent features to earn a five-star review” .

Good Environmental Credentials

One Viewsonic VP2770 reviewer reckoned that the Viewsonic VP2770 was good in terms of recycling. Amazon Customer scored the Viewsonic VP2770 very highly and said on Amazon “A power recycle always cleared it” in their Viewsonic VP2770 review.

Good Support

One customer concluded that this PC monitor had good technical guidance. Chris a said in his review of the Viewsonic VP2770 “I couldnt help feel it was old tech”.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar age and type to it.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including cheaper PC monitors such as the S32D850T[pl_2346019_price], or the U28D590D[pl_3828094_price] both from Samsung.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

The average maximum height adjustment of LCD screens of this type and age is 130mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm. The Viewsonic VP2770 has one of the higher maximum height adjustments (150 millimeters) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the VP2770 range from 28cm to 770cm. The Viewsonic VP2770 has one of the bigger screen sizes (68.5 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The Viewsonic VP2770 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) is also found on this LCD screen. This PC display also has a graphics resolution of 2048 x 1152. The best resolution of all comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Supports One Placement

The number of placements supported by the Viewsonic VP2770 is more than most PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to it. The most commonly supported placement is Horizontal, but this placement is not supported by this PC display. The placements Horizontal/Vertical are also supported by this Viewsonic PC monitor.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

A number of people who bought it wrote that it was not heavy and bulky. Ant wrote in their review of the Viewsonic VP2770 on Amazon three years ago “A great monitor, looks a little bulky perhaps due to the larger bezel” however despite that they still rated it 5 stars. Strathearn said “The only mild criticisms are the bulky stand (though this is more stable than some others)” in their review of this PC monitor.

One Viewsonic VP2770 reviewer who reviewed the Viewsonic VP2770 wrote that it was not heavy. Gamer mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic VP2770 on Amazon “The extra ooomph has a hefty price tag.”.

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Poor Connectivity

Two Viewsonic VP2770 reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. John Capozzi mentioned in his review of this PC monitor three years ago “Does not have an HDMI input, you'll need a DVI to HDMI adaptor that's not included.I should mention that the stand allows the monitor to be raised very high” .

One Viewsonic VP2770 owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was not able to connect to the internet.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic VP2770 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also do not have a built-in speaker.

Other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the iiyama B2888UHSU[plb_2367537_price], the LG 29EA93[plb_1469655_price], or the Philips BDM3470UP/75[plb_3020738_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Viewsonic VP2770 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec are also not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Benq BL2710[plb_1729060_price]; or the Philips 272G5DYEB/93[plb_3175233_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC screens of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The Viewsonic VP2770 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Viewsonic VP2770 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the VP2770 also do not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader including the DELL U2713H[plb_1518815_price] which is also cheaper.

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Heavy

The Viewsonic VP2770 is fairly heavy (5.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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Fairly High Average Power Consumption

The lowest average power consumption of comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the VP2770 is 0.5W, the highest is 63W, and the average average power consumption is 25W. The Viewsonic VP2770 has a quite high average power consumption (30 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VP2770.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The average response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VP2770 is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. The Viewsonic VP2770 has a fairly slow response time (12 milliseconds) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Viewsonic VP2770

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Viewsonic released the VP2770.

Specification

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HDCP
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TV Tuner Integrated
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Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
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Wall Mountable
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7 Awards

alphr.com Recommended reviewed.com Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star altomdata.dk Test Winner Digital Versus 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

(25)
22 April 2014

Gimmick-free and honed for the job, the VP2770 is a Viewsonic out of the old school. That's a good thing...

12 February 2014

The ViewSonic VP2770-LED is a well-appointed 27-inch monitor for professionals who require accurate colors...

10 February 2014

The ViewSonic VP2770-LED is a well-appointed 27-inch monitor for professionals who require accurate colors. It's a solid performer, but it has trouble at the dark end of the grayscale, and it's...

20 August 2013

The large screen also needs a large amount of space for the stand, though it is telescopic and let?s the display rotate. While some manufacturers put a lot of effort into looks, others appear to... Read more…

29 April 2013

Forgive us for a touch of cynicism, but we've tested a number of displays claiming to be "professionally engineered" that then turned out to have major flaws in color adherence, or in some other...

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User Reviews

(90)
Reviewed 20 November 2012 by Marc Philip
Marc Philip would recommend the ViewSonic VP2770-LED (Verified Purchase)

Usable right out of the box, quick to switch on, low power consumption, nice picture. I use it with a Mac Book Pro by the mini display port to display port. Only cons is the 16-9 format screen and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 April 2013 by Gracie423
Gracie423 would recommend the ViewSonic VP2770-LED (Verified Purchase)

Needed monitor for photo editing with lots of pixels, big screen, clear, clear, clear. Got all that with this monitor. Unfortunately, couldn't find a laptop (PC) with more than 1920x1080... Read more…

Reviewed 31 December 2014 by Oldclimber
Oldclimber would recommend the ViewSonic VP2770-LED

I have been working with my new VP2770 - LED for a week and love it. I have experienced none of the problems some Amazon reviewers noted. Three pleasant surprises. The unit has four, not two USB... Read more…

Reviewed 28 July 2016 by Nixor
(Verified Purchase)

No dead pixels and extremely clean on arrival with no scratches or the like. Came with a lot of cables but not one for the mini HDMI port on my nVidia GTX 460; luckily I had a converter in my... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

This monitor is the best. Totally wicked color pallet. Very accurate colors and a joy for eyes. Can sit a whole day and process picture by picture and at the end of the day my eyes are in the same... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $48.38
Electricity cost when on standby $101.12
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Total running cost over 5 years $149.50
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.98 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 26 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00132018263556, 00151903624418, 00163120522538, 00766907632118, 05052883223439, 05054533631472, 07669076321186

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