Acer V246HL vs Samsung S24E390HL

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Acer V246HL
Samsung S24E390HL

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (1035 available)
Ebuyer
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (397 available)
BT Shop
Standard delivery: £3.49
In stock
Insight
Delivery unknown
In stock (910 available)
Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £3.99
In stock
PC World Business
Out of stock

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A little bigger screen size Edit
The Acer V246HL has a screen size of 24", whereas the Samsung S24E390HL is only a 23.6" PC monitor (0.4" 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.

1.2cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer V246HL has a display diagonal of 61cm, whereas the Samsung S24E390HL is only a 59.8cm display diagonal PC monitor (1.2cm smaller).
£78 cheaper
The Acer V246HL is £78.03 cheaper than the Samsung S24E390HL.
Available from 10 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
6 Reasons For
25% faster response time Edit
The Samsung S24E390HL is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Acer V246HL (4ms). 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.

14% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung S24E390HL has an annual energy consumption of 30kWh, however the Acer V246HL is a 34kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (4kWh higher).
1% lighter Edit
The Samsung S24E390HL is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 30g lighter than the Acer V246HL (3.5kg).
Cheaper to run by £0.75
The Samsung S24E390HL only costs £35.48 to run over five years however the Acer V246HL costs £36.23 to run (2% more). Read more
More popular
The Samsung S24E390HL is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 3922 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the Acer V246HL ranks No. 55193.
User reviews are better
The Samsung S24E390HL has an average user review score of 86%, whereas the Acer V246HL has an average rating of 77% (based on 6 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
20% slower response time Edit
The Acer V246HL is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Samsung S24E390HL (4ms). 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.

12% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer V246HL has an annual energy consumption of 34kWh, however the Samsung S24E390HL is a 30kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (4kWh lower).
Heavier Edit
The Acer V246HL is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 30g heavier than the Samsung S24E390HL (3.5kg).
2% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Acer V246HL are £36.23 which is £0.75 more than the Samsung S24E390HL. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Acer V246HL ranks No. 55193 by sales volume, whereas the Samsung S24E390HL ranks No. 3922.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Acer V246HL is only 77%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung S24E390HL is 86% (based on 105 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
0.4" smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung S24E390HL has a screen size of 23.6", whereas the Acer V246HL is a 24" PC monitor (0.4" 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.

A little smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S24E390HL has a display diagonal of 59.8cm, whereas the Acer V246HL is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor (1.2cm bigger).
£78 more expensive
The Samsung S24E390HL is more expensive than the Acer V246HL by £78.03.
Fewer sellers
Only 2 shops sells the Samsung S24E390HL, but 12 retailers sell the Acer V246HL. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
One month older
The Samsung S24E390HL is older than the Acer V246HL by one month.

Average User Rating

Date Released

20 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 33.49
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.74
Total running cost £ 36.23
Purchase price £ 99.59
Total cost of ownership £ 135.82
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 33.65
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 35.48
Purchase price £ 177.62
Total cost of ownership £ 213.10
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.18T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.18T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24"
BEST
23.6"
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)
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.22mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2715 x 0.2715
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
61cm
BEST
59.8cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 4ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 200
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
 Ethernet LAN port
 Ethernet LAN port
WiFi
 WiFi
 WiFi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -2 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
20.9W
BEST
21W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
34kWh 30kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 25W
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.2kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 391mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 614mm
Weight With Stand
3.9kg
BEST
4kg
Height With Stand
422.2mm 409mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
206.8mm 181.9mm
BEST
Width With Stand
567mm 548.3mm
BEST
Weight
3.5kg 3.5kg
BEST
Height
335.9mm 333.3mm
Depth
52mm 69.9mm
Width
567mm 548.3mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Samsung Eye Saver Mode
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