ViewSonic Broadens Consumers Display Options with Bigger, Faster and Sleeker LCDs
New Widescreen Monitors Break Price and Performance Barriers
WALNUT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Continuing its heritage of delivering display innovations to the mainstream market, ViewSonic Corp. today unveiled a line of widescreen LCD monitors, targeted at performance and value-focused consumers. This new series of widescreen displays represents the latest offerings in ViewSonic’s campaign to announce 25 products in the fourth quarter of 2006. With estimated street prices (ESP) starting at $199, these ViewSonic displays feature an ultra-fast response time of 5 milliseconds and improved screen performance for gaming, video and business applications.
“Widescreen monitors have proven to be a perfect choice for those enjoying digital entertainment on the desktop and for business professionals to see more information on one screen and easily switch between applications and projects”
The ViewSonic offerings announced include the VX2235wm, the VX2035wm and the VX1935wm, 22-, 20- and 19-inch widescreen LCDs with an ESP of $399, $349 and $199 respectively. All three displays offer more screen real-estate, helping business users increase productivity by managing multiple documents at once and providing gamers with more room to roam their richly detailed in-game surroundings or toggle on-screen menus. The VX2235wm, VX2035wm and VX1935wm also feature a newly designed thin bezel with integrated full-sound stereo speakers and power supply, helping users keep their desktops free of cable clutter.
“Widescreen monitors have proven to be a perfect choice for those enjoying digital entertainment on the desktop and for business professionals to see more information on one screen and easily switch between applications and projects,” said Jeff Volpe, vice president of marketing, ViewSonic Americas. “ViewSonic is aggressively attacking this market demand by offering innovative widescreen options that take full advantage of the latest advances in computer operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows Vista.”
The VX2235wm combines a 1680x1050 native resolution, 280 nits of brightness (typ) and a 700:1 contrast (typ). The VX2035wm offers 1680x1050 native resolution, 300 nits of brightness (typ) and 800:1 contrast ratio (typ) while the VX1935wm delivers a native resolution of 1440x900, 300 nits of brightness (typ) and a 700:1 contrast (typ).
The display is compliant with the strictest safety and environmental standards, including ENERGY STAR®. The VX2235wm, VX2035wm and VX1935wm are currently available through select ViewSonic retailers. The displays are backed by a three-year limited warranty on parts, labor and backlight and are eligible for ViewSonic’s optional Express Exchange® program, which guarantees a replacement monitor within 48 hours, where service is available. ViewSonic offers 24-hour, toll-free technical support, seven days a week, excluding major U.S. holidays. For more information and images of the new displays, please visit www.ViewSonic.com/lcddisplays or call 800.888.8583.
ViewSonic Corp., a worldwide leader in visual display products, offers comprehensive display solutions for today’s business, education and consumer electronics markets. The company's products have won more than 2,000 awards globally from independent publications and organizations.
Headquartered in Walnut, Calif., ViewSonic was founded in 1987 and is a privately held corporation. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corp. at tel: 800.888.8583 or 909.869.7976; fax: 909.468.3736; or www.viewsonic.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including all statements relating to the performance expectations of ViewSonic products, business opportunities or financial performance. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to be materially different than expectations. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, ViewSonic’s dependence on third-party manufacturers; its need to maintain and expand its sales channels; market acceptance of ViewSonic's products; general industry trends, including cyclical trends in the PC and visual display industries; and the impact of competitive products and pricing alternatives. Investors are advised to read ViewSonic’s Form 10 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly the section entitled “Factors that May Affect ViewSonic’s Business and Financial Results.”
Undue reliance should not be placed on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, and ViewSonic undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.
Trademark footnote: All corporate names and trademarks are the property of their respective companies.