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Viewsonic VA2252Sm vs Viewsonic VX2252 vs Viewsonic VX2270Smh

Viewsonic VA2252Sm vs Viewsonic VX2252 vs Viewsonic VX2270Smh

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Viewsonic VA2252Sm
Viewsonic VX2252
Viewsonic VX2270Smh

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
19% cheaper to run
Over five years the Viewsonic VA2252Sm is $1.01 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VX2252 and $10.06 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VX2270Smh. Read more
Better selling
The Viewsonic VA2252Sm ranks No. 32141 by number of sales, however the Viewsonic VX2252 ranks No. 117396 and the Viewsonic VX2270Smh ranks No. 97234.
4 Reasons For
Three times faster response time Edit
The Viewsonic VX2252 is a 2ms response time PC monitor. That's 4.5ms faster than the Viewsonic VA2252Sm (7ms) and 5ms faster than the Viewsonic VX2270Smh (7ms). 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.

Wall mountable Edit
The Viewsonic VX2252 is a wall mountable PC monitor, but the Viewsonic VX2270Smh is not wall mountable.
$5 cheaper
The Viewsonic VX2252 costs $5 less than the Viewsonic VA2252Sm.
Available from 19 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
2 Reasons For
Cheaper by $5
The Viewsonic VX2270Smh is $5 cheaper than the Viewsonic VA2252Sm.
Slightly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Viewsonic VX2270Smh is 93%, whereas the average rating of the Viewsonic VX2252 is 92% (based on 231 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Hugely slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2252Sm has a response time of 6.5ms, but the Viewsonic VX2252 is a 2ms response time PC monitor (4.5ms faster) and the Viewsonic VX2270Smh is a 7ms response time PC monitor (0.5ms 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.

More expensive by $5
The Viewsonic VA2252Sm is $5 more expensive than the Viewsonic VX2252 and $5 more expensive than the Viewsonic VX2270Smh.
Less retailers
The Viewsonic VA2252Sm is only stocked by 7 stores, whereas the Viewsonic VX2252 is stocked by 26 sellers and the Viewsonic VX2270Smh is stocked by 19 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.
4 Reasons Against
Over one year older
The Viewsonic VX2252 is older than the Viewsonic VA2252Sm by 22 months.
2% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Viewsonic VX2252 are $43.24 which is $1.01 more than the Viewsonic VA2252Sm over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Viewsonic VX2252 ranks No. 117396 by sales volume, however the Viewsonic VA2252Sm ranks No. 32141 and the Viewsonic VX2270Smh ranks No. 97234.
Marginally Lower user review Score
The Viewsonic VX2252's average user rating is 92%, however the Viewsonic VX2270Smh's is 93% (based on 27 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Vastly slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VX2270Smh has a response time of 7ms, however the Viewsonic VA2252Sm is a 6.5ms response time PC monitor (0.5ms faster) and the Viewsonic VX2252 is a 2ms response time PC monitor (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.

Fewer sellers
The Viewsonic VX2270Smh is only stocked by 19 sellers, but the Viewsonic VX2252 is stocked by 26 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by over two years
The Viewsonic VX2270Smh is three years older than the Viewsonic VA2252Sm and eleven months older than the Viewsonic VX2252.
Higher running costs over five years by $10.06
Over five years the Viewsonic VX2270Smh costs $52.29 to run which is $10.06 more to run than the Viewsonic VA2252Sm and $9.05 more to run than the Viewsonic VX2252. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Viewsonic VX2270Smh is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 97234 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the Viewsonic VA2252Sm ranks No. 32141.

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

23 months Ago 45 months Ago 57 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 42.23
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 42.23
Purchase price $ 124.99
Total cost of ownership $ 167.22
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 43.24
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 43.24
Purchase price $ 119.99
Total cost of ownership $ 163.23
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 52.29
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 52.29
Purchase price $ 119.99
Total cost of ownership $ 172.28
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.27T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.27T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
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
21.5" 21.5" 21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 50000000:1
 50000000:1
BEST
 50000000:1
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
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
 Display sRGB
Separate H/V Sync
 Separate H/V sync
 Separate H/V sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 75 50 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 82 24 - 82 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 546mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
267.79mm
BEST
267mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
476.06mm
BEST
475mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75 24 - 83
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82 50 - 76
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
BEST
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 54.61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TFT
 TFT
 TFT
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6.5ms 2ms
BEST
7ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
 Audio input
 Audio input
 Audio input
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
DVI-D Port
1 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 1
DVI Port
1 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)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
3W 4W
BEST
3W
Loudspeaker
2 2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h

Thin Client

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

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 0 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
BEST
 Wall mountable
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
 VESA mounting
BEST
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.8W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
21W
BEST
21.5W 26W
Power Consumption (max)
28W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
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 Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 32 - 104
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

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
4.4kg
BEST
4.8kg 5.7kg
Package Height
386mm
BEST
436mm 460mm
Package Depth
124mm 118mm
BEST
179mm
Package Width
571mm 550mm
BEST
556mm
Weight With Stand
3.4kg 3.3kg
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
399mm
BEST
402mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
196.8mm
BEST
222.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
517.7mm 511.1mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.9kg
BEST
3.6kg
Height
309.5mm 327.2mm 392mm
Depth
49.5mm 53mm 179.5mm
Width
517.7mm 511.1mm 499.5mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Sync Input Impedance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 100Ω
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 556 x 179 x 460
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 499.5 x 179.5 x 392
Power Cord Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power cord included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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