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Viewsonic VP27804K PC Monitor

$525.00
27" 20000000:1 LCD 642.7mm Jan 2015
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Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Width Release Date $82.45 Electricity cost over 5 years
Eight industry awards
Strong and durable
Expensive
119 Reviews + 8 Awards
tweaktown.com Best Performance Award PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star HEXUS.net Recommended
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Good Value for Money

Eighteen customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Pcmag.com gave it a score of 6 stars and said on PC Mag three years ago “The ViewSonic VX2858Sml is a reasonably priced 28-inch monitor that uses Vertical Alignment (VA) panel technology to deliver a sharp HD picture without using a lot of power”. Mathux said “Other than these it seems a good enough screen at a good price” and rated it 8 stars. Mr. Dm Richards wrote “Now looking at having to upgrade graphics card to obtain 2560x1440 resolution? Any suggestions, eg suitable replacement(mid price) graphics card” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Cheap

Four customers said in their reviews that the Viewsonic VP2780 was cheap.

Techradar.com said on expert website Techradar “There's nothing cheap about the VP2780-4K, which costs a hefty $1,093 (about £700, or AU$1,430” in their review of the Viewsonic VP2780 and scored it 8 stars. Pcauthority.com.au wrote two years ago “The ViewSonic VP2780-4K is something of a bargain by the standards of professional monitors” in their review of this PC monitor and rated this PC monitor 8 stars. Expert review site Hexus.net mentioned “ViewSonic understands the premium 4K monitor market is littered with relatively inexpensive displays that use very similar panels”.

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Expensive

Four Viewsonic VP2780 owners who reviewed the Viewsonic VP2780 concluded that it was expensive.

Techradar.com wrote on Techradar two years ago “It's expensive and lacks some consumer features”. Pcadvisor.co.uk said on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “The VP2780-4K is expensive for a consumer monitor at £699, although relatively cheap when set against professional monitors with full AdobeRGB colour” and scored it 7 stars. Mrbanjoboy1 wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Cannot fault this colour monitor - quite expensive”.

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Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

This Viewsonic flatpanel monitor has received eight awards from experts.

This flatpanel monitor received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag, Tomshardware.co.uk, Tomshardware.com and Technopat.net all of whom concluded that this LCD screen was superb.

Two other expert review sites both endorsed this PC display. This LCD screen received a "Recommended" award from HEXUS.net, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Best Performance Award" from Tweaktown.com who said it performed well.

This LCD screen received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus and Nordichardware.se gave it a "Best Product" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and PC Advisor.co.uk this flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 81%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 102 user reviews the average user rating of this PC display is 90%. Over 73% of reviewers gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

On average Viewsonic medium monitors have good reviews as do all PC monitors manufactured by Viewsonic.

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Design

Strong and Durable

Five Viewsonic VP2780 owners said in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “A sturdy chassis and great finish” in their Viewsonic VP2780 review and rated it 7 stars. Yann Maitre said two years ago “The discreet black face of the monitor and the sturdy feel of the whole setup” in their review of the Viewsonic VP2780. Christopher R. gave this PC monitor a score of 8 stars and he said three years ago “It is also very sturdy and doesn’t wobble”.

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Good Looking

Eight Viewsonic VP2780 owners who reviewed it considered that it was good looking.

Pt-Gti mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com in April last year “The display is gorgeous”. Two years ago Patti gave it a rating of 8 stars and she wrote “This is a beautiful screen” in her review of this PC monitor. Drjay said “Except for the sound, I am pretty happy with it”.

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Good Quality

Twenty-one Viewsonic VP2780 owners who reviewed the Viewsonic VP2780 concluded that it was good quality.

Techradar.com said on Techradar two years ago “The ViewSonic VP2780-4K has a high resolution, impressive quality levels and great versatility from its design.” and rated it 8 stars. Expert website Tomshardware.com said also two years ago “Its reputation for a solid build and good quality control is still intact”. Expert website Alphr.com mentioned in the same month “The image quality is great for the cash”.

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Comfortable and Easy to Hold

Two Viewsonic VP2780 reviewers who reviewed the Viewsonic VP2780 considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Yann Maitre mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic VP2780 on Amazon “Having two documents or two applications running side by side is again very comfortable” and scored the product 8 stars. John Ovenden wrote “When it arrived the brightness was blinding and i found that I had to turn it down quite a bit for comfortable viewing” .

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Easy to Use

Seven customers mentioned that it was easy to use.

Yann Maitre wrote “Excel and MS Office are almost a pleasure to use on this beast as well” in their review of this PC monitor. John the Plumber rated it 8 stars and he said on Bhphotovideo.com “Perfect replacement for 'dead' under-counter analogue tv excellent picture easy intuitive remote”. Two years ago Kirk he said on Bhphotovideo.com “The wide viewing angle and pixel density make sitting close practical” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Reliable

Two Viewsonic VP2780 reviewers who bought the Viewsonic VP2780 concluded that it was reliable.

Chris a mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic VP2780 on Amazon four years ago “Overall the VP2770 is a massive step up from my old and trusty Viewsonic VG2230 TN” and gave the Viewsonic VP2780 a rating of 7 stars. Si wrote in their Viewsonic VP2780 review three years ago “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.” .

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Touch Sensitive Screen

One customer who reviewed it considered that it had a touch sensitive screen.

Four years ago G. Forbes wrote “From thehe touch sensitive controls to the excellent screen”.

Easy to Use the Menus

One Viewsonic VP2780 owner said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus.

Mr. J. Rajamogan said on Amazon “I haven't tried all the settings (the default seems perfect to me).” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 7 stars.

Well Made

Six Viewsonic VP2780 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Northerner rated it 5 stars and said “The quality is good and solid construction, mine had no bleed or dead pixels”. Christopher R. wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The stand is rugged and the build quality very good”. Chris a rated it 6 stars and he mentioned “After a couple of weeks fairly solid use with the VP2770 now” in his review of the Viewsonic VP2780.

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Well Designed

Two Viewsonic VP2780 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was well designed. Three years ago Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Sleek design” however they only scored it 17.6 out of 100.

Inferior Quality

One Viewsonic VP2780 reviewer concluded that the Viewsonic VP2780 was inferior quality.

Darkcircuituk said in their Viewsonic VP2780 review on Amazon “Bad Quality Control” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars.


Good Picture Quality

Nine customers thought this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus two years ago “It offers excellent picture quality”. Yann Maitre gave it a rating of 6 stars and said in their Viewsonic VP2780 review on Amazon “Picture quality quality is great all around”. Yann Maitre also mentioned “Thought the picture quality was just brilliant, with a better color reproduction than on my old Benq” in their review.

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Good Colour Saturation

Eight Viewsonic VP2780 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic VP2780 had good colour saturation.

Three years ago Mr. Dm Richards wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Nice monitor, good colours, clear and sharp text.”. H Perez said in their Viewsonic VP2780 review “Great monitor for photo editing (Colours, size, tilt, etc.) Best I ever ha”. J R E Thompson wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Really good monitor - picture is really sharp and the colours good”.

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Wide Viewing Angle

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a wide viewing angle.

Photo Bug wrote on Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “Also we still have to find that ideal viewing angle”. Photo Bug also wrote “The old tube TV had a better viewing angle, better color & sharper picture” in their review. Woergo mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “The viewing angle excellent”.

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Flickering Image

Two Viewsonic VP2780 reviewers who bought it concluded that it had a flickering image.

Moore52 wrote “A drop dead gorgeous monitor with a lovely flicker free backlight and the best matt coating I have ever seen” . Yann Maitre said two years ago “Is absolutely flicker free”.

Clear Images

Three Viewsonic VP2780 reviewers who reviewed the Viewsonic VP2780 said that it had clear images.

Mel54 gave it a rating of 7 stars and said on Bhphotovideo.com “This monitor by far has better contrast, color clarity, everything”. Chris a said on Amazon four years ago “The other major change is the clarity and crispness of the display”. C. R. Baker wrote last year “Superb Clarity” .

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Smart TV

Good in Terms of Connectivity

Two Viewsonic VP2780 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity.

The King said “The picture is sharp, connectivity is good”.


Features

Good Features

Three Viewsonic VP2780 owners wrote in their reviews that it had good features.

Pcmag.com rated the product 8 stars and mentioned on expert website PC Mag “The ViewSonic VP2780-4K ($889.99) is a moderately priced 27-inch monitor with an impressive feature set including 10-bit color technology, multiple input connections” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert review site Alphr.com said in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “The array of features and connectivity is impressive” .

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Power

Good in Terms of Recycling

One person who reviewed the Viewsonic VP2780 concluded that it was good in terms of recycling.

Amazon Customer scored it 7 stars and mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “A power recycle always cleared it”.

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One Viewsonic VP2780 owner who purchased it thought it was good in terms of power usage. Pc Mag said “Energy efficient”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One Viewsonic VP2780 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance.

Four years ago Chris a said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “I couldnt help feel it was old tech”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Structurally

One Viewsonic VP2780 reviewer who purchased the Viewsonic VP2780 reckoned that it was good structurally.

Heavy and Bulky

Six Viewsonic VP2780 reviewers thought the product was heavy and bulky.

Expert website Gadgetspeak.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “The stand is quite chunky in a ‘Y' shape; the shorter” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Three years ago Cc gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and wrote “It's a very sturdy, heavy base which takes up a lot of room behind”. Ant gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “A great monitor, looks a little bulky perhaps due to the larger bezel”.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The Viewsonic VP2780 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Packaging Content

Has Five Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VP2780 is more than most LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens of this type and age. The cables included "DisplayPort", "HDMI", "MHL" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the VP2780 do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Viewsonic VP2780 is no exception to this as it also does not have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the LG 29EA93 or the iiyama XB2776QS.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Viewsonic released the VP2780.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic 3840x2160, viewsonic bb2zzs00, viewsonic bb2zza00, viewsonic vp27804k, viewsonic 350cdm2
Barcodes 00766907787214, 05054629790588, 07669077872144

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