Viewsonic VA2037 vs Viewsonic VA2246 vs Viewsonic VA2249

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Viewsonic VA2037
Viewsonic VA2246
Viewsonic VA2249

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 has a built-in speaker(s), however the Viewsonic VA2246 and the Viewsonic VA2249 do 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.

Tilt adjustment Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 has a tilt adjustment, and so does the Viewsonic VA2246, but the Viewsonic VA2249 does not have a tilt adjustment.
Lower power consumption (max) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 has a power consumption (max) of 18W. That's 16W lower than the Viewsonic VA2246 ().
A lot lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 has a weight of 2.8kg, however the Viewsonic VA2246 is a 3.1kg weight PC monitor (300g heavier) and the Viewsonic VA2249 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (900g heavier).
54% cheaper to run
Over five years the Viewsonic VA2037 is $16.67 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VA2246 and $16.67 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VA2249. Read more
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Viewsonic VA2037 is 100% based on 1 review, however the average rating of the Viewsonic VA2246 is 93% (based on 18 reviews).
8 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.

50.71mm larger viewable size diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 has a viewable size diagonal of 546mm, but the Viewsonic VA2037 is only a 495.29mm viewable size diagonal PC monitor (50.71mm smaller).
30.24mm bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 is a 269mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 30.24mm bigger than the Viewsonic VA2037 ().
46.21mm bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
Viewsonic VA2246 is 478mm viewable width, but the Viewsonic VA2037 is only a 431.79mm viewable width PC monitor (46.21mm smaller).
Slightly bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 is a 55.88cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VA2037 is only a 50.8cm display diagonal PC monitor (5.08cm smaller) and the Viewsonic VA2249 is only a 54.61cm display diagonal PC monitor (1.27cm smaller).
10,000h longer mean time between failures (MTBF) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 is a 40,000h mean time between failures PC monitor. That's 10,000h longer than the Viewsonic VA2037 (). Read more

THE Mean time before failure (mtbf) indicates the expected smooth lifetime of the product in terms of its actual use. This is arrived at through extensive testing of the product. After 30,000 hours it may work for another 30,000 but there are no guarantees.

Tilt adjustment Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 has a tilt adjustment (as does the Viewsonic VA2037), however the Viewsonic VA2249 does not have a tilt adjustment.
Two times lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
Viewsonic VA2246 is 12W power consumption when in PowerSave mode. That's 13W lower than the Viewsonic VA2037 (18W) and 6W lower than the Viewsonic VA2249 (18W).
6 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°).
Cheaper by $6
The Viewsonic VA2249 costs $6 less than the Viewsonic VA2246.
10 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Better selling
The Viewsonic VA2249 ranks No. 88075 by number of sales, however the Viewsonic VA2246 ranks No. 95564.
Better user reviews
Based on 4 user reviews, the average review score of the Viewsonic VA2249 is 100%, however the average rating of the Viewsonic VA2246 is 93% (based on 18 reviews).

Reasons Against

10 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.

50.71mm smaller viewable size diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 is a 495.29mm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 50.71mm smaller than the Viewsonic VA2246 ().
13% smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 has a viewable size, vertical of 238.76mm, however the Viewsonic VA2246 is a 269mm viewable height PC monitor (30.24mm bigger).
46.21mm smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 is a 431.79mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 46.21mm smaller than the Viewsonic VA2246 ().
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°).
11% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 has a display diagonal (metric) of 50.8cm. That's 5.08cm smaller than the Viewsonic VA2246 (54.61cm) and 3.81cm smaller than the Viewsonic VA2249 (54.61cm).
A lot shorter mean time between failures (MTBF) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 has a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 30,000h, however the Viewsonic VA2246 is a 40,000h mean time between failures PC monitor (10,000h longer). Read more

THE Mean time before failure (mtbf) indicates the expected smooth lifetime of the product in terms of its actual use. This is arrived at through extensive testing of the product. After 30,000 hours it may work for another 30,000 but there are no guarantees.

Significantly higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2037 is a 25W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VA2246 is a 12W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (13W lower) and the Viewsonic VA2249 is an 18W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (7W lower).
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11 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).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 does not have a built-in speaker(s) (As does the the Viewsonic VA2249), however 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.

A lot higher power consumption (max) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 is a 34W maximum power consumption PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VA2037 is an 18W maximum power consumption PC monitor (16W lower).
10% heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VA2246 is a 3.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 300g heavier than the Viewsonic VA2037 (3.7kg) and 600g lighter than the Viewsonic VA2249 (3.7kg).
$6 more expensive
The Viewsonic VA2246 is more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2249 by $6.
Fewer sellers
Only 6 sellers sells the Viewsonic VA2246, but 16 retailers sell the Viewsonic VA2249. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
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.
More expensive to run over five years by 117%
The running costs of the Viewsonic VA2246 are $30.96 which is $16.67 more than the Viewsonic VA2037 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Viewsonic VA2246 ranks No. 95564 by sales volume, whereas the Viewsonic VA2249 ranks No. 88075.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Viewsonic VA2246 is 93%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic VA2037 is 100% (based on 1 review) and the Viewsonic VA2249 is 100% (based on 4 reviews).
8 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.

3% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2249 has a display diagonal (metric) of 54.61cm. That's 3.81cm bigger than the Viewsonic VA2037 (54.61cm) and 1.27cm smaller than the Viewsonic VA2246 (54.61cm).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2249 does not have a built-in speaker(s) (As does the the Viewsonic VA2246), 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.

Does not have a tilt adjustment Edit
The Viewsonic VA2249 does not have a tilt adjustment, whereas the Viewsonic VA2037 and the Viewsonic VA2246 have a tilt adjustment.
6W higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2249 is an 18W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VA2037 is a 25W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (7W higher) and the Viewsonic VA2246 is a 12W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (6W lower).
25% heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VA2249 has a weight of 3.7kg, however the Viewsonic VA2037 is a 2.8kg weight PC monitor (900g lighter) and the Viewsonic VA2246 is a 3.1kg weight PC monitor (600g lighter).
Older by over one year
The Viewsonic VA2249 is 14 months older than the Viewsonic VA2037.
$16.67 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Viewsonic VA2249 are $30.96 which is $16.67 more than the Viewsonic VA2037. Show assumptions.

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 45 months Ago 37 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 14.29
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 14.29
Electricity cost - switched on $ 30.96
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 30.96
Purchase price $ 99.99
Total cost of ownership $ 130.95
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 30.96
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 30.96
Purchase price $ 93.99
Total cost of ownership $ 124.95
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.095T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.095 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
2
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
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
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
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
BEST
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
50 - 75 50 - 75 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 82 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
 4:3
 4:3
 4:3
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
50.8cm 55.88cm
BEST
54.61cm
Display Technology
 TFT
 TFT
 TFT
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

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

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
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 of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
Compatible Memory Cards
 Not supported
 Not supported
 Not supported
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
 Mac operating systems supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows Vista Business
 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 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows Vista Business
 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 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows Vista Business
 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 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8 Pro x64
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
30,000h 40,000h
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

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

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 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
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
 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
 Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 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
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
25W 12W
BEST
18W
Power Consumption (typical)
12W
BEST
26W 26W
Power Consumption (standby)
1W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
18W
BEST
34W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 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)
10 - 90 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
2.8kg
BEST
3.1kg 3.7kg
Height
355.7mm 316.6mm 365.9mm
Depth
179.7mm 48.3mm 204.3mm
Width
472.8mm 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
User Guide On CD-ROM
 User Guide on CD-ROM
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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