HP ENVY 34 vs Viewsonic VA2855

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HP ENVY 34
Viewsonic VA2855

Top Prices

John Lewis
Checked 3 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock (74 available)
Microsoft Store UK
Checked 8 hours ago
Out of stock
PC World Business
Checked 2 hours ago
Out of stock
Enter Computers
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Delivery unknown
Target PC 1-888-311-4455
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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 6" bigger than the Viewsonic VA2855 (28"). 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.

Brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Viewsonic VA2855 (300 cd/m²).
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the HP ENVY 34 is two, but the Viewsonic VA2855 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
6 Reasons For
Two times faster response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2855 is a 6.5ms response time PC monitor. That's 7.5ms faster than the HP ENVY 34 (6.5ms). 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.

Lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VA2855 is a 4.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 3.3kg lighter than the HP ENVY 34 (4.7kg).
£1,846 cheaper
The Viewsonic VA2855 costs £152.58, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is £1,999.00.
Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£79.38 cheaper to run
The Viewsonic VA2855 is £79.38 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 34 over five years. Read more
User reviews are better
Based on 12 user reviews, the Viewsonic VA2855 has an average review score of 92%, but the HP ENVY 34 has an average rating of 87% (based on 6 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
7.5ms slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, whereas the Viewsonic VA2855 is a 6.5ms response time PC monitor (7.5ms 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.

3.3kg heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a weight of 8kg, but the Viewsonic VA2855 is a 4.7kg weight PC monitor (3.3kg lighter).
More expensive by £1,846
The HP ENVY 34 is £1,846.42 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2855.
Not as many stockists
The HP ENVY 34 is only stocked by 4 shops, however the Viewsonic VA2855 is stocked by 5 sellers. 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.
£79.38 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the HP ENVY 34 are £161.42 which is £79.38 more than the Viewsonic VA2855. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is Worse
The HP ENVY 34 has an average user score of 87%, but the Viewsonic VA2855 has an average user rating of 92% (based on 12 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2855 has a display diagonal of 28", but the HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor (6" 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.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VA2855 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², but the HP ENVY 34 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Viewsonic VA2855 is one, but the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Five months older
The Viewsonic VA2855 is older than the HP ENVY 34 by five months.

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 158.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.46
Total running cost £ 161.42
Purchase price £ 1,999.00
Total cost of ownership £ 2,160.42
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 82.04
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 82.04
Purchase price £ 152.58
Total cost of ownership £ 234.62
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.8T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
34"
BEST
28"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 341.2mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 620.9mm
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Pixel Pitch
0.232 x 0.232 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
86.36cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
14ms 6.5ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 23
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-180 - 180 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
BEST
 C
Power Consumption (off)
0.43W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
62W 32W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.48W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
91kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
150W Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 527mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 148mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 730mm
Weight With Stand
9.8kg 5.3kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
477.1mm 452.6mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
197.2mm
BEST
249.7mm
Width (with Stand)
950.8mm 659.7mm
BEST
Weight
8kg 4.7kg
BEST
Height
374.1mm 391mm
Depth
93.9mm 49.3mm
Width
950.8mm 659.7mm

Packaging Content

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