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Viewsonic VX2880

70

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Viewsonic VX2880

Viewsonic VX2880
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A good spec and classic 28" PC display, with OK running costs
28" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 50000000:1 No Jun 2014
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Viewsonic VX2880 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Viewsonic VX2880 as follows:
86
Reviews
2 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
61
Running Costs
$210 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
It has running costs of $210 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 3,257 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
This Viewsonic PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Key features:
Stunning 4k ultra HD resolution on the desktop
10-bit color processing for an amazing 1.07 billion colors
High-definition daisy chain capability
MHL functionality for easy connectivity to mobile devices
ViewSonic flicker-free technology
ViewMode settings for enhanced on-screen content
Blue light filter for more comfortable viewing
Planet-friendly mercury-free LED backlighting
Eco-mode conserves more energy
VESA-mountable
Industry-leading pixel performance policy and 3-year limited warranty
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

Viewsonic VX2880 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VX2880 is $210, which makes it one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Features

3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Viewsonic VX2880 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this Viewsonic PC screen has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all PC displays ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the flatpanel monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Viewsonic VX2880's display diagonal of 28" is bigger than 86% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The Viewsonic VX2880's response time of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 50% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Viewsonic VX2880's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 13% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VX2880 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Viewsonic VX2880 of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 16% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Viewsonic VX2880 does not have a built-in USB hub, although this is within the context that 81% of PC displays also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Viewsonic VX2880's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is higher than 32% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Viewsonic VX2880 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of PC screens do not have a headphone out.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic VX2880 is more than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC, DisplayPort and MHL are also found on this Viewsonic PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic vx2880ml

Barcodes:

00766907764314, 05054629648193, 07669077643140

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