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Viewsonic XG2401 PC Monitor

$259.99
24" 1920 X 1080 LED Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date $64.35 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Popular choice
Price drop of £46.49
32 Reviews + 5 Awards
tomshardware.com Editor Approved tomshardware.co.uk Editor Approved hardwarecanucks.com Dam Good Value technopat.net Editor's Choice
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Good Value for Money

Expert review sites Hardwarecanucks.com and Gamezoom.net highlighted in their review that this Viewsonic flatpanel monitor was good value for money.

Good Value for Money

Four customers who bought it considered that it was good value for money.

Expert website Tomshardware.co.uk gave the product a score of 6 stars and wrote in April last year “The XG2401 is a terrific value”. Kolten F. scored the product 6 stars and wrote on Newegg.com also in April last year “This is a great display for the price” in their review of this PC monitor. Christopher D. said on Newegg.com “This is a very affordable 144hz monitor with Freesync” in his review of the Viewsonic XG2401.

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Cheap

Three customers who reviewed the Viewsonic XG2401 concluded that it was cheap.

Last year expert review site Macnn.com said in their review of the Viewsonic XG2401 “If you are on a budget and are looking for a gamer-friendly display, then ViewSonic's XG2401 is a very compelling option”. David H. mentioned on Newegg.com “It's a good deal and the smoothness that comes from my games makes it even better”. Kolten F. gave it a rating of 6 stars and said “This is a solid deal and monitor”.

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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

This LCD screen is one of the most awarded of all the PC screens of a similar age and type.

The editors of three expert review sites all wrote that this PC display was outstanding and gave it their highest award. This PC screen received an "Editor Approved" award from both Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshardware.com and Technopat.net gave it an "Editor's Choice" award.

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Value for Money" award by both Hardwarecanucks.com and Gamezoom.net, both of which wrote that this medium monitor provided a good bang for your buck.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, gamezoom.net and XSreviews.co.uk the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 75%.

Average User Reviews

Based on 17 user reviews this LCD screen has an average user rating of 76%.

Good Brand

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

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Popular Choice

According to sales data from Amazon, the XG2401 is one the fastest selling PC monitor currently available for sale.

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display has been on the market for over a year.


Design

Smooth

Three Viewsonic XG2401 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth.

David K. scored it 8 stars and he wrote “The games I've played have been remarkably smooth, for the most part.”. Paul B mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic XG2401 in April last year “If you use an AMD card then you can bring AMD’s FreeSync technology into play as well, helping to smooth the movement out even further” . David H. said in his Viewsonic XG2401 review “Even with a single card, everything was butter smooth on the 144 hz screen” and scored the product 7 stars.

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Good Experience

Two Viewsonic XG2401 reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good experience.

David H. said on Newegg.com “I also wanted to see the differences with a fast gaming experience vs a more open environment so I could see how much of a difference I noticed” in his review of the Viewsonic XG2401 and scored the Viewsonic XG2401 7 stars. Darrell L. said in April last year “I personally think that would make a better immersive gaming experience, if you play First Person Shooter games as I do”.

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Easy to Use the Menus

Three people who bought it agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

An anonymous reviewer said “I've measured and calibrated this display using a ColorMunki display + DisplayCAL + argyll CMS, here are the OSD settings I ended up with” . In April last year Paul B mentioned on Amazon “Menus are clear and easy to navigate, though everything is done through the touch sensitive buttons”. Also in April last year Darrell L. mentioned “You may easily have different settings and desires than me”.

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Good Looking

Two Viewsonic XG2401 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good looking.

David K. rated the product 8 stars and he said in his review of the Viewsonic XG2401 on Newegg.com “So even if you do have a pretty powerful system, this is still a great choice”. Paul B rated this PC monitor as very good and he said on Amazon last year “The viewing angle is pretty large, too, though this won’t be an issue for most gamers unless they regularly enjoy having spectators around”.

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Well Made

Five Viewsonic XG2401 reviewers wrote that it was well made.

David K. wrote in his review of this PC monitor “This monitor has a built in process reducer to reduce input lag”.

Comfortable and Easy to Hold

One Viewsonic XG2401 reviewer reckoned that the Viewsonic XG2401 was comfortable and easy to hold.

Andrey S. mentioned in their Viewsonic XG2401 review on Newegg.com in April last year “I'd rather have best in class monitor which would be comfortable for my eyes”.

Good Quality

Three Viewsonic XG2401 owners who bought it agreed that it was good quality. Tomshardware.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Build quality” .

Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “The monitor feels seriously well made” in their review of this PC monitor.

Well Designed

Two people who reviewed the product thought it was well designed. The-Digital-Picture.com said “Gute Schwarzund Farbdarstellung, sehr guter Kontrast, sehr schnelle Reaktionszeit, homogene Bilddarstellung, hohe Bildwiederholrate, ansprechendes Design, gute Ergonomie, nette Extras wie KabelManagem” in their review of the Viewsonic XG2401.

Paul B gave it a rating of 6 stars and he said “As far as gaming monitors go, Viewsonic seem to be playing it cool with the design, there’s a very visible red stripe along the base” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Features

Good Features

Six Viewsonic XG2401 reviewers said in their reviews that it had good features.

Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag “The ViewSonic XG2401 is a moderately priced 24-inch gaming monitor that delivers great performance and some nice features for gamers”. Expert website Ign.com mentioned “Its gaming features aren't terribly useful”. Last year David K. wrote in his review of this PC monitor “I was astonished by it's incredible feature set for such a low price”.

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Good Picture Quality

One person who bought it considered that it had good picture quality.

David K. said “I can't say with 100% certainty that it is actually working the same way it would if I had an AMD Free Sync compatible graphics card” in his review of the Viewsonic XG2401 and gave the Viewsonic XG2401 a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Refresh Rate

Six Viewsonic XG2401 reviewers who purchased it said that it had a good refresh rate. Last year Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Speedy pixel response and refresh rate”.

Expert website Hardwarecanucks.com mentioned “With its combination of 144Hz refresh rate, easy-to-drive resolution, decent if not stellar color fidelity” in their review of this PC monitor and gave this PC monitor a rating of 4 stars. Pcmag.com gave the product a score of 6 stars and mentioned on expert review site PC Mag in April last year “This 24-inch gaming monitor boasts a screaming 1-millisecond pixel response and a speedy 144Hz refresh rate”.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic XG2401 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the XG2401 do not have a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper PC screens such as the LG 29UM68 ($313.36), or the iiyama GB2488HSU.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The Viewsonic XG2401 is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Display

Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XG2401 is 5.3ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. The Viewsonic XG2401 has one of the faster response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC monitors of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of PC monitors that have been on the market for more than a year range from 50° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the Viewsonic XG2401 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the XG2401.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the XG2401 is 80° and the widest is 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the Viewsonic XG2401 has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the XG2401.

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Packaging Content

Only Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic XG2401 is more than most medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The most frequently found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DisplayPort and USB are also found on this Viewsonic flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic w1920x1080, viewsonic p247306p, viewsonic 350cdm2, viewsonic xg2401, xg2401mh
Barcodes 00766907818116

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