Excellent colour accuracy and uniformity are undoubted strong points, with the monitor easily beating out generic displays in this regard...
ViewSonic understands the premium 4K monitor market is littered with relatively inexpensive displays that use very similar panels. Aiming for a different beat with the VP2780-4K, designed for multimedia professionals first and foremost, ViewSonic has a number of hits and a few misses.
Excellent colour accuracy and uniformity are undoubted strong points, with the monitor easily beating out generic displays in this regard, calibrated or not. Its out-of-the-box performance is top-notch for those that need it most.
Allied to industrial build quality is a thoughtful array of inputs and above average orientation flexibility. The weak points are relatively minor, because this isn't a display geared for those needing full-coverage Adobe RGB support for print publishing or, for that matter, perfectly dark blacks.
ViewSonic has chosen to appeal to a wide cross-section of professional users with the VP2780-4K and, in the main, succeeded. The large price premium over regular 4K screens is justified by high colour- and uniformity-accurate performance out of the box. If that's what you need, put the VP2780-4K on a shortlist.
The Good The Bad
Excellent colour reproduction
Low input lag
Good power consumption
Not full Adobe RGB
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