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This is a review of the 24" model, I cannot speak for the others. As a photographer, I am very interested in colour accuracy, so thought that this would justify the upgrade. Unfortunately it did not blow me away.
Firstly, this is a 1080p monitor, NOT 1440p as advertised by Amazon. Although the specifications list a resolution of 1280x1440 as being technically possible, this is not something that anybody would actually want to use as this is 4:3 and would not fill the screen.
I expected the display to be calibrated out of the box, but found that I had to spend a lot of time playing with the settings and calibration tools to correct it. Even then it is not perfect, with some variation in contrast between different colours. Gradient banding is also just ok, not great. Both the on screen menus and software seem to be pushing you to use a hardware calibrator, but only three models are supported. The cheapest of these is nearly £200, so this would not be a realistic option for most people.
The panel itself looks great, with minimal borders and no branding on the front. The viewing angles are perfect and the anti-glare coating works well. I personally find the stand quite ugly though so will be opting for a wall mount. The buttons are very badly designed so using the menus is not easy. They are rear mounted and, apart from the power button, are all a uniform size and shape so it is impossible to tell them apart.
As for other uses - gaming is fine, although it is not the fastest monitor in the world so there is some minor ghosting. Text based work is not good as there is no ambient light sensor and the brightness level needed for good image quality if far too high for this. I found the best option is to make a preset with lower brightness, but it is still annoying to have to keep going into the menu to select this. An adaptive setting is provided, but seriously degrades the image quality and is not usable.
Overall, this monitor is capable of displaying a good picture, but is not a vast improvement over others I have used that were considerably cheaper. It is quite basic and not particularly easy to live with, despite having a nice minimal design.
Used like new would be a more apt description of my second hand monitor, are you sure you did not send a new one bye mistake. Even had the pleasure of unpacking from original packaging which Viewsonic do really well. It is up and running and meets all my expections, thought I would never be able to afford a really proper display for my Photoshopping. I will comment further when I done some work on it. Thanks! really great value.
I use this monitor for photo editing as a hobbyist. It does the job well. Even without calibration it's pretty close to my laptop screen in terms of tones, contrast etc. I'd recommend it if you want a good value for money solution and don't need absolute perfection with every pixel for which you probably need to invest a four figure sum.
Use this as a secondary monitor in portrait mode. Even though it's basically just used to show my discord or Spotify and maybe the odd football stream it's a great monitor. The lack of bazels makes it pretty simple for it to match whatever monitor you may already have. Definitely recommend. May even get another one.
Really nice crisp images. Fairly good value. I used Viewsonic workhorse monitors at my last company exclusively for their value and longevity. I hope this one lives up to the others. It is in my home office and gets used several hours per day. So far so good. I no longer need to wear glasses to get my work done.
Unter der Merkmalbewertung wird man auch zum Punkt Gaming befragt. Nun, das ist ein Monitor für Fotografen und als solcher interessiert mich die Schnelligkeit etc. nicht die Bohne, sondern einzig wie hell und farbgenau ich arbeiten kann und das scheint der Fall zu sein; zumindest gibt mir mein Kalibrierer die Rückmeldung: 99% sRGB und 81% Adobe RGB.
Wenn ich mir dann noch die Größe, Helligkeit und den Stromverbrauch vor Augen halte, bin ich begeistert und kann diesen nur jedem empfehlen, der seine Fotos nicht für den Profiprint bearbeitet, denn da wird es gleich gut und gerne 6 bis 8-fach so teuer.
Ach ja, die Menueführung wird häufig bemängelt. Nun ja, sie ist in der Tat gewöhnungsbedürftig; aber nach diversen Fehlversuchen und wie lernt man besser als wenn nicht über Fehler, fuchste ich mich schnell ein.
Dieses Gerät erhält meine absolute Kaufempfehlung.