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ViewSonic VA720

ViewSonic VA720
alaScore 81

18 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of ViewSonic VA720. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the ViewSonic VA720 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 18 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 1 - 10 of 18 Show Reviews: in English

Expert review by: Kristina Blachere (

ViewSonic VA720 review: ViewSonic VA720


Clean, attractive design; PC and Mac compatible.

Poor image quality; short warranty period; mediocre dead-pixel policy; limited adjustability.

ViewSonic's VA720 doesnt have the features, the connections, or the adjustability options to make up for its disappointing image quality.

Oct, 2003

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (

Great LCD and you can get it FREE!!! No Gimik's!!


None Really!


Jun, 2005

Consumer review by: sysbeat (

Excellent Monitor - Can't beat $299@outpost


Bright & Sharp, Vivid Colours, Bold & Sturdy, NOo dead pix

No DVI, Looks VERY big - like 19'

Aug, 2004

Consumer review by: kevodevo (

Get it!


great contrast, sharp images, and very user friendly


Feb, 2004

Consumer review by: poettoe (

a great monitor


clear & crisp & wonderful


Nov, 2003

Consumer review by: DarkriftX (

VA720 Review


Good color range, good viewing angles, great for games

Some blurring (I can only see it with a digital camera shot)

Feb, 2003

Consumer review by: (

great monitor


easy to install, easy on the eyes

don't have any yet

Dec, 2002

Consumer review by: ianc4262 (

One of the nicer low priced LCDs on the market


I've been using 17 inch LCDs at work for several years. The first ones we got were Samsungs that cost ~$1700 a piece and are still very nice units. At home however I still clung to my Micron 17 inch CRT until lately I noted a persisent flicker on ...

Bright, vibrant picture, simple controls, easy setup

No DVI input, perhaps a little too bright

Jul, 2004

Consumer review by: ianc4262 (

One of the nicer low priced LCDs on the market


Bright, vibrant picture, simple controls, easy setup.

No DVI input, perhaps a little too bright.

Jul, 2004

Consumer review by: vtw3 (

Crisp, clear...I was unlucky though


Bright, crisp, clear, cool to put on your desk

None except my screen started showing weird stuff, fixed though

Jun, 2004

Product Specifications

Sharp picture quality in a slim, stylish, design that turns your monitor into an entertainment centerpiece. You'll get lifelike images with the high 450: 1 contrast ratio (typ), 250-nit brightness (typ) and a 1280x1024 native resolution. The ultra-thin 2.7" LCD saves desk space, while the elegant metallic-on-black look states your style. The ViewSonic VA720 will change the way you view your computer monitor.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:400:1/450:1
Image Max H-View Angle:140
Image Max V-View Angle:135
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ViewSonic

Input Device

Type: None


Color:Metallic on black
Compliant Standards:BSMI / C-Tick / CB / CE / cUL / DEMKO / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / IC Class B / ISO 14001 / ISO 9001 / MPR II / NEMKO / PCBC / PSB / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV GS / UL / VCCI / TCO 99/BSMI / C-Tick / CE / cUL / DEMKO / FCC Class B certified / FIMKO / GOST / IC Class B / MPR II / NEMKO / PCBC / SEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV GS / UL / VCCI-I / TCO 99

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No