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Adjustable LCD Monitors Improve Comfort and Productivity of Workers

WALNUT, Calif. , Oct. 17, 2006 – Computer monitors are the only office tool that is used all-day, everyday, by millions of workers around the world. Since no two business professionals are the same, ViewSonic® Corp. has announced six desktop LCD monitors, ranging from 17- to 22-inches, that can be adjusted to fit the unique needs of any user. Starting at $249, these displays are affordable for large-scale enterprise deployments and home offices alike, and offer the key integrated features for making them a natural fit for work or play.

“Recent independent studies1 have shown a clear link between outdated computer equipment, low job satisfaction, poor productivity, workplace ailments and increased sick-leave,” said Jeff Volpe , vice president of marketing, ViewSonic Americas. “Our redesigned VG Series of displays gives business professionals the performance and comfort they need to reach new levels of productivity, while keeping their boss’ IT budget in the black.”

The six LCD monitors, which include widescreen 16:10 and typical 4:3 display sizes, each offer a best-in-class 3.2 inches of height adjustment and a full 360-degrees of swivel and are part of ViewSonic’s latest strategy to introduce more than 25 new products this fall that bring users more choices for superior visual performance. The products include:

* The 17-inch VG730m and 19-inch VG930m boast a high-definition resolution of 1280x1024, 280 nits of brightness (typ) and a 600:1 contrast ratio (typ), allowing users to easily read small text without excessive eye-strain. ViewSonic’s OptiSync® analog and digital inputs ensure seamless compatibility with VGA and DVI connections, and the monitor’s integrated speakers help keep desktops free of clutter. Available in October, the VG730m and VG930m have an estimated street price (ESP) of $249 and $279 respectively.
* Users that desire the additional productivity benefits of widescreen displays to manage the mix of data, video and graphic content in modern business applications, will enjoy the 19-inch VG1930wm and 22-inch VG2230wm. The widescreen displays provide ample space for viewing multiple full-page documents or browser windows side-by-side. They also offer a 1440x900 and 1680x1050 native resolution, respectively, for stunning image quality, as well as a 5 millisecond (ms) response time to eliminate blurring when streaming videos or scrolling through text. The VG1930wm and VG2230wm will be available in November for ESPs of $279 and $399, respectively.
* ViewSonic’s 20-inch VG2030m and widescreen, 20-inch VG2030wm allow users to go “big and wide” or just “big.” These panels feature resolutions of 1400x1050 and 1680x1050 with response times of 8ms and 5ms, respectively, giving users the flexibility to view detailed AUTO-CAD diagrams at work or play fast-moving video games in their free time. In November, the VG2030m will be available for an ESP of $299, and the widescreen VG2030wm will be sold for $329 ESP.

All six monitors will be available through authorized ViewSonic retailers and resellers. 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. An optional two-year extended warranty is also available. ViewSonic offers toll-free technical support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, excluding major U.S. holidays. For more information or images of ViewSonic LCDs, or to locate an authorized ViewSonic dealer, visit or call 800.888.8583.
About ViewSonic

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

Forward-looking Statements

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.

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1Independent research conducted by, commissioned by ViewSonic

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