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Viewsonic VA2037 vs Viewsonic VA2246 vs Viewsonic VA2249

Viewsonic VA2037 vs Viewsonic VA2246 vs Viewsonic VA2249

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Viewsonic VA2037
Viewsonic VA2246
Viewsonic VA2249

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 has a built-in speaker(s), however the Viewsonic VA2249 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.

Cheaper by $10
The Viewsonic VA2037 costs $10.04 less than the Viewsonic VA2246 and costs $20.04 less than the Viewsonic VA2249.
4 Reasons For
2" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 has a display diagonal of 22", whereas the Viewsonic VA2037 is only a 20" PC monitor (2" smaller) and the Viewsonic VA2249 is only a 21.5" PC monitor (0.5" 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.

Available from 24 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.
Cheaper to run by $12.06
The Viewsonic VA2246 only costs $52.29 to run over five years however the Viewsonic VA2037 costs $64.35 to run (23% more). Read more
More popular
The Viewsonic VA2246 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 34577 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the Viewsonic VA2249 ranks No. 37425.
4 Reasons For
11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VA2249 has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°, however the Viewsonic VA2037 and the Viewsonic VA2246 are both only 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitors (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2249 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 178°. That's 8° wider than the Viewsonic VA2037 and the Viewsonic VA2246 (178°).
19% cheaper to run
Over five years the Viewsonic VA2249 only costs $52.29 to run but the Viewsonic VA2037 costs $64.35 to run (23% more). Read more
A little better user reviews
Based on 6 user reviews, the average review score of the Viewsonic VA2249 is 97%, however the average rating of the Viewsonic VA2246 is 93% (based on 18 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
10% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 is a 20" PC monitor. That's 2" smaller than the Viewsonic VA2246 (21.5") and 1.5" smaller than the Viewsonic VA2249 (21.5"). 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.

12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 has a viewing angle, vertical of 160° (as does the Viewsonic VA2246), however the Viewsonic VA2249 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
5% narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°, and so does the Viewsonic VA2246. That's 8° narrower than the Viewsonic VA2249 (178°).
Less retailers
The Viewsonic VA2037 is only stocked by 1 seller, whereas the Viewsonic VA2246 is stocked by 25 stores and the Viewsonic VA2249 is stocked by 16 sellers. 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.
Higher running costs over five years by $12.06
Over five years the running costs of the Viewsonic VA2037 are $64.35 which is $12.06 more than the Viewsonic VA2246 and $12.06 more than the Viewsonic VA2249. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Viewsonic VA2037. That's 18° narrower than the Viewsonic VA2249 (178°).
8° narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (as does the Viewsonic VA2037), whereas the Viewsonic VA2249 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
$10 more expensive
The Viewsonic VA2246 is more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2037 by $10.04.
Over one year older
The Viewsonic VA2246 is older than the Viewsonic VA2037 by 21 months and older than the Viewsonic VA2249 by seven months.
Marginally Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Viewsonic VA2246 is 93%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic VA2249 is 97% (based on 6 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2249 is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 1.5" bigger than the Viewsonic VA2037 (21.5") and 0.5" smaller than the Viewsonic VA2246 (21.5"). 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 a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2249 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Viewsonic VA2037 has 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.

More expensive by $20
The Viewsonic VA2249 is $20.04 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2037 and $10 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2246.
Less retailers
The Viewsonic VA2249 is only stocked by 16 shops, whereas the Viewsonic VA2246 is stocked by 25 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by over one year
The Viewsonic VA2249 is 14 months older than the Viewsonic VA2037.
Less popular
The Viewsonic VA2249 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 37425 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Viewsonic VA2246 ranks No. 34577.

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

28 months Ago 48 months Ago 41 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 60.33
Electricity cost - standby $ 4.02
Total running cost $ 64.35
Purchase price $ 89.95
Total cost of ownership $ 154.30
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 52.29
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 52.29
Purchase price $ 99.99
Total cost of ownership $ 152.28
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 52.29
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 52.29
Purchase price $ 109.99
Total cost of ownership $ 162.28
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.41T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
20" 22"
BEST
21.5"
Display Resolution
 1600 x 900
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 900
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1600 x 900
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 900
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 900
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1600 x 900
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
 Separate H/V sync
 Separate H/V sync
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 75 50 - 75 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
29 - 81 24 - 82 24 - 82
Viewable Size Diagonal
495.29mm 546mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
238.76mm 269mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
431.79mm 478mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 55.88cm
BEST
54.61cm
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 5ms 5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
1 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
Compatible Memory Cards
 Not supported
 Not supported
 Not supported
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8 Pro x64
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Unknown - Click to provide data 40,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 18 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
BEST
 Tilt adjustment
BEST
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
25W 12W
BEST
18W
Power Consumption (typical)
30W 26W
BEST
26W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
1W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 34W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
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 Temperature (T-T)
32 - 104 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.4kg 4.7kg
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
480mm 391mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
112.5mm
BEST
114mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
608mm 565mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
5.4kg 3.5kg
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
418.2mm 366.1mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
217.7mm 197.6mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
555.8mm 509.6mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
4.2kg 3.1kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
346mm 316.6mm 365.9mm
Depth
50.4mm 48.3mm 204.3mm
Width
555.8mm 509.6mm 505.6mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
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