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Viewsonic VA2055SA vs Viewsonic VA2055SM vs Viewsonic VA2265

Viewsonic VA2055SA vs Viewsonic VA2055SM vs Viewsonic VA2265

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Viewsonic VA2055SA
Viewsonic VA2055SM
Viewsonic VA2265

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Cheaper by $3
The Viewsonic VA2055SA costs $2.98 less than the Viewsonic VA2055SM and costs $30 less than the Viewsonic VA2265.
Better selling
The Viewsonic VA2055SA ranks No. 25236 by number of sales, however the Viewsonic VA2055SM ranks No. 26977 and the Viewsonic VA2265 ranks No. 26963.
2 Reasons For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM has a built-in speaker(s) (as does the Viewsonic VA2265), whereas the Viewsonic VA2055SA does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

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 36 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal 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.

Faster response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 has a response time of 6.5ms, whereas the Viewsonic VA2055SA and the Viewsonic VA2055SM are both 25ms response time PC monitors (18.5ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2265 has a built-in speaker(s), and so does the Viewsonic VA2055SM, but the Viewsonic VA2055SA does not. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

9 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
$4.02 cheaper to run
Over five years the Viewsonic VA2265 only costs $44.24 to run whereas the Viewsonic VA2055SA costs $48.26 to run (9% more) and the Viewsonic VA2055SM costs $48.26 to run (9% more). Read more

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
13% smaller display diagonal 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.

Hugely slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA has a response time of 25ms (as does the Viewsonic VA2055SM), but the Viewsonic VA2265 is a 6.5ms response time PC monitor (18.5ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Viewsonic VA2055SM and the Viewsonic VA2265 have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Less retailers
The Viewsonic VA2055SA is only stocked by 12 shops, whereas the Viewsonic VA2265 is stocked by 21 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by two months
The Viewsonic VA2055SA is two months older than the Viewsonic VA2055SM.
Higher running costs over five years by $4.02
The running costs of the Viewsonic VA2055SA are $48.26 which is $4.02 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 2 reviews) and the Viewsonic VA2265's is 81% (based on 36 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
2.5" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM has a display diagonal 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.

74% slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SM is a 25ms response time PC monitor, and so does the Viewsonic VA2055SA. That's 18.5ms slower than the Viewsonic VA2265 (6.5ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

$3 more expensive
The Viewsonic VA2055SM is more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2055SA by $2.98.
Fewer sellers
Only 12 sellers sells the Viewsonic VA2055SM, but 21 shops sell the Viewsonic VA2265. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 9%
The running costs over five years of the Viewsonic VA2055SM are $48.26 which is $4.02 more than the Viewsonic VA2265. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Viewsonic VA2055SM ranks No. 26977 by sales volume, whereas the Viewsonic VA2055SA ranks No. 25236 and the Viewsonic VA2265 ranks No. 26963.
4 Reasons Against
More expensive by $30
The Viewsonic VA2265 is $30 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2055SA and $27.02 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2055SM.
Older by seven months
The Viewsonic VA2265 is five months older than the Viewsonic VA2055SA and seven months older than the Viewsonic VA2055SM.
Less popular
The Viewsonic VA2265 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 26963 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the Viewsonic VA2055SA ranks No. 25236.
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 2 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 22 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 48.26
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 48.26
Purchase price $ 89.99
Total cost of ownership $ 138.25
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 48.26
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 48.26
Purchase price $ 92.97
Total cost of ownership $ 141.23
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 44.24
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 44.24
Purchase price $ 119.99
Total cost of ownership $ 164.23
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
19.5" 19.5" 22"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
 Composite sync
 Composite sync
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
 Separate H/V sync
 Separate H/V sync
 Separate H/V sync
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 Size, Vertical
239mm 239mm 266.7mm
BEST
Viewable Size, Horizontal
434mm 434mm 475mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
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 25ms 6.5ms
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W 4W
BEST
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-3 - 20 -3 - 20 5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
15W 15W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
24W 24W 22W
BEST
Power Consumption (average)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18W 17W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
35W 35W 30W
BEST
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

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

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
4.2kg
BEST
4.2kg
BEST
4.6kg
Package Height
405mm 405mm 382mm
BEST
Package Depth
110mm
BEST
110mm
BEST
128mm
Package Width
531mm
BEST
531mm
BEST
569mm
Weight With Stand
3.1kg
BEST
3.1kg
BEST
3.6kg
Height (with Stand)
349.1mm 287.8mm
BEST
387.6mm
Depth (with Stand)
211.7mm 211.7mm 193.1mm
BEST
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

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
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