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ViewSonic 27-inch 4K LED Monitor (VP2780-4K) Review

By: Anthony Garreffa | Monitors in Displays & Projectors | Posted: Feb 14, 2016 7:20 pm
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: ViewSonic

What's Hot

 

A Damn Fine Professional-Grade 4K Monitor: With beautiful colors and IQ, the ViewSonic VP2780-4K is definitely something worth considering if you're in the market for a pro-grade monitor.

 

 

Height Adjustable Stand: The stand that ViewSonic has used on the VP2780-4K is great, with it being height adjustable - but the inclusion of putting it into portrait goes a long way, especially in the professional market.

 

Plenty of Connectivity: With plenty of USB 3.0 ports, a slew of HDMI and DisplayPort connections, the ViewSonic VP2780-4K has it in spades.

 

 

What's Not

 

A Little on the Expensive Side: At $699, the ViewSonic VP2780-4K isn't cheap - but it's not meant to be. It's a professional-orientated monitor, but it's hard to choose this over offerings from Dell and Samsung, for example.

 

 

Final Thoughts

 

With a beautiful image and near perfect colors, sub 10ms input lag for gamers and a great height adjustable stand with portrait abilities, the ViewSonic VP2780-4K is a great monitor. It has its specific market, which has gamers looking away.

 

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ViewSonic has a much better than average IPS-based 4K monitor on its hands, where it can fight against the likes of Dell and Samsung - and come out on top, which is a huge thing for ViewSonic. The only thing that some of its competitors have over the VP2780-4K is that ViewSonic hasn't provided 100% Adobe RGB coverage - so if you need this, walk away from the ViewSonic VP2780-4K - if not, this could be your next purchase.

 

While the ViewSonic VP2780-4K is expensive, it is easily justified if you're looking at a monitor that ticks all the right boxes. We have a 4K-capable screen with an IPS panel, fairly decent gaming abilities, and a $699 price. If you can swallow that pill, ViewSonic might actually surprise you with the VP2780-4K.

 

For normal office work and casual users, you're not going to be interested - but those who have been searching for a great professional-grade monitor might feel at home with the ViewSonic VP2780-4K.

Product Summary Breakdown

TweakTown award
Performance (display quality/resolution)90%
Quality (build/matte or gloss finish)90%
General Features (outputs, ports)95%
Bundle and Packaging70%
Value for Money80%
Overall TweakTown Rating85%

The Bottom Line: This is one of the best 4K monitors we've tested, and while it doesn't have G-Sync or FreeSync - it stands on its own as a damn fine professional-oriented 4K display.

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