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DELL S2240L vs Viewsonic VA2055SA

DELL S2240L vs Viewsonic VA2055SA

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DELL S2240L
Viewsonic VA2055SA

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL S2240L is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 2" bigger than the Viewsonic VA2055SA (19.5"). 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.

18ms faster response time Edit
The DELL S2240L has a response time of 7ms, whereas the Viewsonic VA2055SA is a 25ms response time PC monitor (18ms 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.

$10.05 cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL S2240L only costs $38.21 to run whereas the Viewsonic VA2055SA costs $48.26 to run (26% more). Read more
Hugely better user reviews
Based on 29 user reviews, the average review score of the DELL S2240L is 96%, but the average rating of the Viewsonic VA2055SA is 70% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons For
Cheaper by $60
The Viewsonic VA2055SA costs $59.96 less than the DELL S2240L.
11 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.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
More expensive by $60
The DELL S2240L is $59.96 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2055SA.
Not as many stockists
The DELL S2240L is only stocked by 1 store, however the Viewsonic VA2055SA is stocked by 12 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by eight months
The DELL S2240L is eight months older than the Viewsonic VA2055SA.
4 Reasons Against
11% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA is a 19.5" PC monitor. That's 2" smaller than the DELL S2240L (19.5"). 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.

18ms slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2055SA has a response time of 25ms, but the DELL S2240L is a 7ms response time PC monitor (18ms 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.

$10.05 more expensive to run over five years
The Viewsonic VA2055SA costs $48.26 to run which is $10.05 more to run than the DELL S2240L over five years. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is vastly Worse
The Viewsonic VA2055SA's average user score is only 70%, however the DELL S2240L's is 96% (based on 29 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

32 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 36.20
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 38.21
Purchase price $ 149.95
Total cost of ownership $ 188.16
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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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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.24T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
21.5"
BEST
19.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 8000000:1
BEST
 8000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 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 - 72
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 495mm
Viewable Size, Vertical
267.78mm
BEST
239mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
476.06mm
BEST
434mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
54.62cm
BEST
49.5cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
7ms
BEST
25ms
Color Gamut
82% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
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
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15W
Power Consumption (typical)
18W
BEST
24W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
4.6kg 4.2kg
BEST
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 405mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 110mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 531mm
Weight With Stand
3.7kg 3.1kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
380.2mm 349.1mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
175.8mm
BEST
211.7mm
Width (with Stand)
499.1mm 472.2mm
BEST
Weight
2.6kg 2.5kg
BEST
Height
380.2mm 287.8mm
Depth
175.8mm 47.5mm
Width
499.1mm 472.2mm

Packaging Content

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