Viewsonic VA2055SA vs Viewsonic VA2055SM vs Viewsonic VA2265

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Viewsonic VA2055SA
Viewsonic VA2055SM
Viewsonic VA2265

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
20% lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA has a weight of 2.5kgg (as does the Viewsonic VA2055SM), however the Viewsonic VA2265 is a 3kgg weight PC monitor (0.5g heavier).
Cheaper by $20
The Viewsonic VA2055SA costs $20 less than the Viewsonic VA2265.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
4 Reasons For
0.5g lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM is a 2.5kgg weight PC monitor, and so does the Viewsonic VA2055SA. That's 0.5g lighter than the Viewsonic VA2265 (3kgg).
$20 cheaper
The Viewsonic VA2055SM is $20 cheaper than the Viewsonic VA2265.
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
User reviews are a lot better
The Viewsonic VA2055SM has an average user review score of 100%, whereas the Viewsonic VA2055SA has an average rating of 70% (based on 1 review) and the Viewsonic VA2265 has an average rating of 81% (based on 23 reviews).
9 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 is a 22"" PC monitor. That's 2.5" bigger than the Viewsonic VA2055SA and the Viewsonic VA2055SM (22""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Larger viewable size diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 is a 546.1mmmm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 51.1mm larger than the Viewsonic VA2055SA and the Viewsonic VA2055SM (546.1mmmm).
Bigger viewable height Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 has a viewable height of 266.7mmmm, but the Viewsonic VA2055SA and the Viewsonic VA2055SM are both only 239mmmm viewable height PC monitors (27.7mm smaller).
Bigger viewable width Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 is a 475mmmm viewable width PC monitor. That's 41mm bigger than the Viewsonic VA2055SA and the Viewsonic VA2055SM (475mmmm).
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 is a 55.88cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 6.38cm bigger than the Viewsonic VA2055SA and the Viewsonic VA2055SM (55.88cmcm).
50% higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 is a 4WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 2W higher than the Viewsonic VA2055SM (4WW). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Lower average power consumption Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 is a 17WW average power consumption PC monitor. That's 1W lower than the Viewsonic VA2055SM (17WW).
Lower maximum power consumption Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 is a 30WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 5W lower than the Viewsonic VA2055SA and the Viewsonic VA2055SM (30WW).
$2.45 cheaper to run
Over five years the Viewsonic VA2265 only costs $26.97 to run whereas the Viewsonic VA2055SA costs $29.42 to run (9% more). Read more

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
13% smaller screen size Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA is a 19.5"" PC monitor, and so does the Viewsonic VA2055SM. That's 2.5" smaller than the Viewsonic VA2265 (22""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

51.1mm smaller viewable size diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA is a 495mmmm viewable size diagonal PC monitor, and so does the Viewsonic VA2055SM. That's 51.1mm smaller than the Viewsonic VA2265 (546.1mmmm).
12% smaller viewable height Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA has a viewable height of 239mmmm (as does the Viewsonic VA2055SM), however the Viewsonic VA2265 is a 266.7mmmm viewable height PC monitor (27.7mm bigger).
10% smaller viewable width Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA is a 434mmmm viewable width PC monitor, and so does the Viewsonic VA2055SM. That's 41mm smaller than the Viewsonic VA2265 (475mmmm).
13% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA is a 49.5cmcm display diagonal PC monitor, and so does the Viewsonic VA2055SM. That's 6.38cm smaller than the Viewsonic VA2265 (55.88cmcm).
One less DVI port Edit
The number of DVI ports on the Viewsonic VA2055SA is , but the Viewsonic VA2055SM only has one DVI port. Read more

We do not know the number of DVI ports on the Viewsonic VA2265. It is possible that it does not have any DVI ports.

15% higher maximum power consumption Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA is a 35WW maximum power consumption PC monitor, and so does the Viewsonic VA2055SM. That's 5W higher than the Viewsonic VA2265 (30WW).
Older by two months
The Viewsonic VA2055SA is two months older than the Viewsonic VA2055SM.
Higher running costs over five years by $2.45
The running costs of the Viewsonic VA2055SA are $29.42 which is $2.45 more than the Viewsonic VA2265 over five years. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is vastly Worse
The Viewsonic VA2055SA's average user score is only 70%, however the Viewsonic VA2055SM's is 100% (based on 1 review) and the Viewsonic VA2265's is 81% (based on 23 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
2.5" smaller screen size Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM has a screen size of 19.5"" (as does the Viewsonic VA2055SA), whereas the Viewsonic VA2265 is a 22"" PC monitor (2.5" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Smaller viewable size diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM has a viewable size diagonal of 495mmmm (as does the Viewsonic VA2055SA), but the Viewsonic VA2265 is a 546.1mmmm viewable size diagonal PC monitor (51.1mm larger).
27.7mm smaller viewable height Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM is a 239mmmm viewable height PC monitor, and so does the Viewsonic VA2055SA. That's 27.7mm smaller than the Viewsonic VA2265 (266.7mmmm).
41mm smaller viewable width Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM has a viewable width of 434mmmm (as does the Viewsonic VA2055SA), but the Viewsonic VA2265 is a 475mmmm viewable width PC monitor (41mm bigger).
6.38cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM has a display diagonal of 49.5cmcm (as does the Viewsonic VA2055SA), whereas the Viewsonic VA2265 is a 55.88cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (6.38cm bigger).
Lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM has an RMS rated audio power of 2WW, but the Viewsonic VA2265 is a 4WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2W higher). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

1W higher average power consumption Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM has an average power consumption of 18WW, whereas the Viewsonic VA2265 is a 17WW average power consumption PC monitor (1W lower).
5W higher maximum power consumption Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM has a maximum power consumption of 35WW (as does the Viewsonic VA2055SA), whereas the Viewsonic VA2265 is a 30WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (5W lower).
6 Reasons Against
One less DVI port Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 is a DVI port PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VA2055SM only has one DVI port. Read more

We do not know the number of DVI ports on the Viewsonic VA2055SA. It is possible that it does not have any DVI ports.

Heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 has a weight of 3kgg, but the Viewsonic VA2055SA and the Viewsonic VA2055SM are both 2.5kgg weight PC monitors (0.5g lighter).
More expensive by $20
The Viewsonic VA2265 is $20 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2055SA and $20 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2055SM.
Not as many stockists
The Viewsonic VA2265 is only stocked by 10 sellers, however the Viewsonic VA2055SA is stocked by 12 retailers and the Viewsonic VA2055SM is stocked by 12 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by seven months
The Viewsonic VA2265 is five months older than the Viewsonic VA2055SA and seven months older than the Viewsonic VA2055SM.
User review Rating is much Worse
The Viewsonic VA2265 has an average user score of 81%, but the Viewsonic VA2055SM has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).

Average User Rating

Date Released

19 months Ago 18 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 29.42
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 29.42
Purchase price $ 89.99
Total cost of ownership $ 119.41
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 26.97
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 26.97
Purchase price $ 109.99
Total cost of ownership $ 136.96
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.19T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
No data
0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
19.5" 19.5" 22"
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Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 72 50 - 75 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 82 24 - 82 24 - 82
Viewable Size Diagonal
495mm 495mm 546.1mm
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Viewable Height
239mm 239mm 266.7mm
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Viewable Width
434mm 434mm 475mm
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Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal
49.5cm 49.5cm 55.88cm
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Display Technology
 LCD
 LCD
 LCD
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
25ms
BEST
25ms
BEST
6.5ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 1
DVI Port
1
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Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W 4W
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Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mean Time Between Failures
30,000h 30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-3 - 20 -3 - 20 5 - 20

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
15W 15W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
24W 24W 22W
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Average Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 18W 17W
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Maximum Power Consumption
35W 35W 30W
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Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
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AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 90 20 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
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 RoHS
 TCO
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EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
4.2kg
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4.2kg
BEST
4.6kg
Packaging Height
405mm 405mm 382mm
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Packaging Depth
110mm
BEST
110mm
BEST
128mm
Packaging Width
531mm
BEST
531mm
BEST
569mm
Weight With Stand
3.1kg
BEST
3.1kg
BEST
3.6kg
Height With Stand
349.1mm 287.8mm
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387.6mm
Depth With Stand
211.7mm 211.7mm 193.1mm
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Width With Stand
472.2mm
BEST
472.2mm
BEST
510.7mm
Weight
2.5kg
BEST
2.5kg
BEST
3kg
Height
287.8mm 287.8mm 319.4mm
Depth
47.5mm 47.5mm 47.2mm
Width
472.2mm 472.2mm 510.7mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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