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Viewsonic VX2453mh-LED review

Our Rating :
Price when reviewed : £144
inc VAT

Good contrast and natural colours are let down by problems scaling over HDMI connections and syncing over VGA connections

LED-backlit displays are becoming the norm these days, and Viewsonic’s thin VX2453mh-LED is a good example. It’s only 36mm thick, which means there’s no room for an integrated power supply, but it also has two HDMI ports as well as an analogue VGA port. There’s also no room for a set of internal speakers, but instead you get an audio output jack that can be used with headphones.

Viewsonic VX2453mh-LED rear ports

Manufacturers’ claims of “mega” contrast ratios (in this case, an implausibly round figure of 30,000,000:1) should be taken with a truckload of salt. Contrast is certainly good, and the VX2453mh-LED has an even backlight that we found brighter than most LED models we’ve seen. We noticed a bit of backlight bleed-through at the edges of the screen, though.

Viewsonic VX2453mh-LED

On the whole, image quality is good. We found colours natural and punchy despite the matt finish on the screen. There’s a User colour setting as well as five presets, but we set the colour temperature to 6500K, as the sRGB setting made it too dark and disabled the Brightness and Contrast controls. Apart from these, there aren’t any other image quality controls, but apart from small tweaks dependent on your room’s lighting, you shouldn’t need more.

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Basic Specifications



Viewable size24 in
Native resolution1,920×1,080
Contrast ratio1,000:1 (30,000,000:1 dynamic)
Horizontal viewing angle170°
Vertical viewing angle160°
Response time2ms
Response time typegrey-to-grey
Screen depth36mm
Base (WxD)209x195mm
Screen elevation110mm


Portrait modeno
Wall mount optionno
Height adjustableno
Internal speakersyes (2x 2W)
Detachable cablesyes
USB hubnone
Integrated power supplyno
Kensington lock lugyes
Display extras2x HDMI, 3.5mm minijack headphone output
VGA inputyes
DVI inputno
S-video inputno
Component inputno
Composite inputno
HDCP supportyes
Audio inputs3.5mm line in


Power consumption standby0W
Power consumption on19W

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Warrantythree years collect and return

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