Acer S236 vs Viewsonic VG2437

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Acer S236
Viewsonic VG2437

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Faster response time Edit
The Acer S236 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 0.9ms faster than the Viewsonic VG2437 (6.9ms). 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.

5 Reasons For
1" bigger screen size Edit
The Viewsonic VG2437 has a screen size of 24", however the Acer S236 is only a 23" PC monitor (1" 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.

£58 cheaper
The Viewsonic VG2437 costs £57.62 less than the Acer S236.
Available from 27 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The Viewsonic VG2437 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 20621 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the Acer S236 ranks No. 90498.
User reviews are a little better
The Viewsonic VG2437 has an average user review score of 80% based on 2 reviews, however the Acer S236 has an average rating of 78% (based on 27 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
A bit smaller screen size Edit
The Acer S236 has a screen size of 23", however the Viewsonic VG2437 is a 24" PC monitor (1" 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.

£58 more expensive
The Acer S236 is more expensive than the Viewsonic VG2437 by £57.62.
Less retailers
Only 2 sellers sells the Acer S236, whereas 29 retailers sell the Viewsonic VG2437. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over one year older
The Acer S236 is older than the Viewsonic VG2437 by 20 months.
Worse selling
The Acer S236 ranks No. 90498 by sales volume, however the Viewsonic VG2437 ranks No. 20621.
A bit Lower user review Score
The Acer S236's average user rating is only 78%, however the Viewsonic VG2437's is 80% (based on 2 reviews).
1 Reason Against
Slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VG2437 is a 6.9ms response time PC monitor. That's 0.9ms slower than the Acer S236 (6.9ms). 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.

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

43 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 39.26
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 39.26
Purchase price £ 168.97
Total cost of ownership £ 208.23
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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0.19T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
23" 24"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
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 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
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 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
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 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 292.1mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 520.7mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 60.96cm
Display Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
6.9ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
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Audio Output Port
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 Audio output port
Audio Input Port
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 Audio input port
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
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 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
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Ergonomics

Tilt Adjustment
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 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
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 VESA mounting
On/off Switch
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 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display

Power

Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 38.5W
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

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 RoHS
 MPR II
 RoHS
Energy Star Certificate
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 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.1kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 527mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 192mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 631mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.2kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 450.9mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 239.6mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 556.8mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 340.3mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 60.5mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 556.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
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 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 VGA
 HDMI
 USB
 DVI
 AC
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
User Guide On CD-ROM
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 User guide on CD-ROM
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