HP ProDisplay P201 vs Viewsonic VA1917

HP ProDisplay P201
Viewsonic VA1917

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Slightly bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ProDisplay P201 has a display diagonal of 20", however the Viewsonic VA1917 is only an 18.5" PC monitor (1.5" smaller). 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.

HDCP Edit
The HP ProDisplay P201 has an HDCP, however the Viewsonic VA1917 does not have an HDCP.
20% brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ProDisplay P201 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², however the Viewsonic VA1917 is only a 200 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
5 Reasons For
Lower power consumption (max) Edit
The Viewsonic VA1917 is a 20W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 2W lower than the HP ProDisplay P201 (20W).
Significantly lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VA1917 has a weight of 2kg, whereas the HP ProDisplay P201 is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor (1.5kg heavier).
Cheaper by $69
The Viewsonic VA1917 is $69 cheaper than the HP ProDisplay P201.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $4.64
Over five years the Viewsonic VA1917 is $4.64 cheaper to run than the HP ProDisplay P201. Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
2W higher power consumption (max) Edit
The HP ProDisplay P201 has a power consumption (max) of 22W, however the Viewsonic VA1917 is a 20W maximum power consumption PC monitor (2W lower).
Heavier Edit
The HP ProDisplay P201 is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.5kg heavier than the Viewsonic VA1917 (2kg).
$69 more expensive
The HP ProDisplay P201 is more expensive than the Viewsonic VA1917 by $69.
Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the HP ProDisplay P201, whereas 5 shops sell the Viewsonic VA1917. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One month older
The HP ProDisplay P201 is older than the Viewsonic VA1917 by one month.
22% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the HP ProDisplay P201 costs $26.08 to run which is $4.64 more to run than the Viewsonic VA1917. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
9% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA1917 is an 18.5" PC monitor. That's 1.5" smaller than the HP ProDisplay P201 (18.5"). 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.

Does not have an HDCP Edit
The Viewsonic VA1917 does not have an HDCP, however the HP ProDisplay P201 has an HDCP.
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VA1917 is a 200 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the HP ProDisplay P201 (200 cd/m²).

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Date Released

28 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 23.82
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 26.08
Purchase price $ 143.99
Total cost of ownership $ 170.07
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 21.44
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 21.44
Purchase price $ 74.99
Total cost of ownership $ 96.43
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.14T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
20"
BEST
18.5"
Display Resolution
 1366 x 768
 1366 x 768
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 3000000:1
BEST
 3000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1366 x 768
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1366 x 768
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Not supported
 Not supported
HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
 HDCP
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Viewable Size, Vertical
249mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
442mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.2768 x 0.2768 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
50.8cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TFT
 TFT
Display Brightness
250 cd/m²
BEST
200 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Linux Operating Systems Supported
 Linux operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
20W 18W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
22W 20W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
Compliance Industry Standards
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.9kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 348mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 110mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 493mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.2kg
Height (with Stand)
359.2mm 332.9mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
151.1mm
BEST
176mm
Width (with Stand)
482mm 442.4mm
BEST
Weight
3.5kg 2kg
BEST
Height
294.1mm 271.8mm
Depth
47.5mm 46.2mm
Width
482mm 442.4mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM
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