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Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD
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Viewsonic VX2778SMHD PC Monitor

27" 80000000:1 LED Jun 2016
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The ViewSonic VX2778-smhd is a 27 WQHD LCD monitor with 2560x1440 resolution and SuperClear IPS Panel technology. This monitor offers best-in-class screen performance with ultra-wide viewing... More
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11 Reasons For

Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Medium monitors manufactured by Viewsonic have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC screens (not just medium monitors) and found that Viewsonic also has good ratings across its entire range.

Only Released Six Months Ago

Being released just six months ago, this Viewsonic flatpanel monitor is likely to have more advanced features.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the LG 27UD58[plb_3761590_price], or the Benq GL2706PQ[plb_3720986_price] which is cheaper; or the Acer XG270HU[plb_2846714_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VX2778-SMHD, the VX2778-SMHD has a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Acer CB281HK[plb_3229284_price], or the LG 34UM68[plb_3285146_price].

We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the AOC Q2775PQU[plb_3301606_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the VX2778-SMHD has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors. Across all the recently released medium monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 15° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the new medium monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from -5° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Quite Large Color Gamut

Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VX2778-SMHD the color gamuts range from 68% to 110%, and the average color gamut is 82%. With a color gamut of 100 percent, the Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD has one of the larger color gamuts amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the VX2778-SMHD has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other latest medium monitors. LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the VX2778-SMHD have display brightness of between 200 cd/m² and 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the VX2778-SMHD is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months graphics resolutions range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Has One Cable Included

The VX2778-SMHD has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens that have been around for the last year. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Very Shallow

The VX2778-SMHD is one of the shallower medium monitors that have been available for the last year (only 49 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average depth of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VX2778-SMHD is 110mm, and the depths range from 7mm to 610mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most recently released medium monitors are not 3D compatible. The VX2778-SMHD is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Benq Zowie XL2430[plb_3761443_price] or the Acer Predator XB271HU[plb_3406684_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VX2778-SMHD does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VX2778-SMHD do not have an integrated card reader. The VX2778-SMHD is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only One HDMI Port

The VX2778-SMHD is a one HDMI port PC display.

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1 Other reason to consider the Viewsonic VX2778-SMHD

Average Width

At 613 millimeters, the VX2778-SMHD has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the VX2778-SMHD.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the DELL U2717D[plb_3307745_price] (611.3mm and cheaper).

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Specification

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Electricity cost when switched on $40.91
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Total running cost over 5 years $40.91
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code vx2778, code vx2778s, code vx2778sm, code vx2778smh, code vx2778smhd, viewsonic vx2778, viewsonic 350cdm2, viewsonic vx2778s, viewsonic p241946, viewsonic p241946p, viewsonic vx2778sm, viewsonic vx2778smh, viewsonic 2560x1440, viewsonic vx2778smhd
Barcodes 00766907840018

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