Acer KA270H vs Samsung T32E310

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Acer KA270H
Samsung T32E310

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
1ms faster response time Edit
The Acer KA270H has a response time of 4ms, whereas the Samsung T32E310 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

12% shorter Edit
The Acer KA270H has a height of 381mm. That's 43.8mm shorter than the Samsung T32E310 (424.8mm).
13% narrower Edit
The Acer KA270H has a width of 640mm. That's 81.4mm narrower than the Samsung T32E310 (721.4mm).
Cheaper by £64
The Acer KA270H costs £136.21, whereas the Samsung T32E310 is £199.99.
5 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Acer KA270H ranks No. 52843 by number of sales, but the Samsung T32E310 ranks No. 185018.
Hugely better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer KA270H is 92% based on 5 reviews, but the average rating of the Samsung T32E310 is 20% (based on 1 review).
8 Reasons For
15% bigger screen size Edit
The Samsung T32E310 is a 31.5" PC monitor. That's 4.5" bigger than the Acer KA270H (31.5"). 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Samsung T32E310 has two HDMI ports, however the Acer KA270H only has one HDMI port.
Built-in speaker Edit
The Samsung T32E310 has a built-in speaker, however the Acer KA270H does not. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Integrated TV tuner Edit
The Samsung T32E310 has an integrated TV tuner, but the Acer KA270H does not. Read more

An integrated TV tuner on a PC monitor means that you can use the monitor to watch TV.

A built in TV tuner means that you can use the screen as both a PC monitor and a TV which saves money on buying 2 devices and also saves space.

44% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung T32E310 is a 41kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 18kWh lower than the Acer KA270H (41kWh).
18% shallower Edit
The Samsung T32E310 has a depth of 52.7mm, however the Acer KA270H is a 62mm deep PC monitor (9.3mm deeper).
1% cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung T32E310 only costs £47.91 to run but the Acer KA270H costs £48.41 to run (1% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung T32E310 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Acer KA270H has a rating of "C".

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Acer KA270H is a 27" PC monitor. That's 4.5" smaller than the Samsung T32E310 (31.5"). 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer KA270H is one, but the Samsung T32E310 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Acer KA270H does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the Samsung T32E310 has a built-in speaker. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Does not have an integrated TV tuner Edit
The Acer KA270H does not have an integrated TV tuner, however the Samsung T32E310 has an integrated TV tuner. Read more

An integrated TV tuner on a PC monitor means that you can use the monitor to watch TV.

A built in TV tuner means that you can use the screen as both a PC monitor and a TV which saves money on buying 2 devices and also saves space.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer KA270H is a 59kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 18kWh higher than the Samsung T32E310 (41kWh).
Deeper Edit
Acer KA270H is 62mm deep, but the Samsung T32E310 is a 52.7mm deep PC monitor (9.3mm shallower).
Higher running costs over five years by £0.50
The running costs over five years of the Acer KA270H are £48.41 which is £0.50 more than the Samsung T32E310. Show assumptions.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Acer KA270H is "C", but the rating of the Samsung T32E310 is "A+".
7 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Samsung T32E310 has a response time of 5ms, but the Acer KA270H is a 4ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

43.8mm taller Edit
The Samsung T32E310 is a 424.8mm tall PC monitor. That's 43.8mm taller than the Acer KA270H (424.8mm).
81.4mm wider Edit
The Samsung T32E310 is a 721.4mm wide PC monitor. That's 81.4mm wider than the Acer KA270H (721.4mm).
More expensive by £64
The Samsung T32E310 is £63.78 more expensive than the Acer KA270H.
Less retailers
The Samsung T32E310 is only stocked by 5 sellers, whereas the Acer KA270H is stocked by 10 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Less popular
The Samsung T32E310 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 185018 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Acer KA270H ranks No. 52843.
User review Rating is vastly Worse
The Samsung T32E310's average user score is only 20%, however the Acer KA270H's is 92% (based on 5 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

20 months Ago 19 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 45.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.74
Total running cost £ 48.41
Purchase price £ 136.21
Total cost of ownership £ 184.62
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 44.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 47.91
Purchase price £ 199.99
Total cost of ownership £ 247.90
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Energy Efficiency Class

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.
0.24T
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.

Display

Screen Size
27" 31.5"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.31 x 0.31 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 4000:1
 4000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 80cm
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface Technology (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface technology (CI)
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital audio optical out port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Digital Signal Format
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
BEST

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture mode
Electronic Programme Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic programme guide
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
BEST
 C
Power Consumption When Off
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
28.5W 28W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
59kWh 41kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 69W
Input Voltage
 220 - 240
 220 - 240
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 220
 220-240
 240
 20-24
 24
 220
 220-240
 240
 20-24

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.6kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 516mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 158mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 845mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.4kg
Height With Stand
478.9mm 467mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
200mm 154.7mm
BEST
Width With Stand
640mm
BEST
721.4mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.8kg
Height
381mm
BEST
424.8mm
Depth
62mm 52.7mm
BEST
Width
640mm
BEST
721.4mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
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
Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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