Acer 276HL vs Samsung S24D30

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Acer 276HL
Samsung S24D30

Top Prices

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Out of stock
Cherrywood AV
Out of stock
Server Case UK
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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
3" bigger screen size Edit
The Acer 276HL has a screen size of 27", whereas the Samsung S24D30 is only a 24" PC monitor (3" 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.

18° wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Samsung S24D30 (160°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer 276HL has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, whereas the Samsung S24D30 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer 276HL has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the Samsung S24D30 is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
VESA mounting Edit
The Acer 276HL supports VESA mounting, but the Samsung S24D30 does not support VESA mounting.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
User reviews are a lot better
The Acer 276HL has an average user review score of 93%, whereas the Samsung S24D30 has an average rating of 78% (based on 181 reviews).
2 Reasons For
2x faster response time Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a response time of 2ms, however the Acer 276HL is a 6ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

Cheaper to run by £10.90
Over five years the Samsung S24D30 only costs £30.67 to run however the Acer 276HL costs £41.57 to run (36% more). Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
67% slower response time Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Samsung S24D30 (2ms). 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.

Over one year older
The Acer 276HL is older than the Samsung S24D30 by 15 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 36%
Over five years the running costs of the Acer 276HL are £41.57 which is £10.90 more than the Samsung S24D30. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
3" smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the Acer 276HL (24"). 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.

18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, whereas the Acer 276HL is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Acer 276HL (170°).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer 276HL (250 cd/m²).
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The Samsung S24D30 does not support VESA mounting, whereas the Acer 276HL supports VESA mounting.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung S24D30 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the Acer 276HL is stocked by 2 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
User review Rating is much Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung S24D30 is only 78%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer 276HL is 93% (based on 3 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

50 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 38.65
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.92
Total running cost £ 41.57
Electricity cost - switched on £ 28.84
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 30.67

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.15T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.3114 x 0.3114 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 2ms
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

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN port
WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -1 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01W
Typical Power Consumption
24.12W 18W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.48W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 34kWh
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.4kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 408mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 111mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 635mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.2kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 417.2mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 197mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 569mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 342.1mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 53.9mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 569mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Weight
10.14lbs Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
17.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
25.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
7 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
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