Acer GN246HL vs Asus VG248QE

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Acer GN246HL
Asus VG248QE

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Vastly bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer GN246HL has a display diagonal of 61cm, however the Asus VG248QE is only a unknowncm display diagonal PC monitor (61cm smaller).
Lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer GN246HL has a power consumption when off of 0.45W, but the Asus VG248QE is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W higher).
Lighter Edit
The Acer GN246HL is a 3.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.4kg lighter than the Asus VG248QE (5.5kg).
Shallower Edit
The Acer GN246HL has a depth of 42mm. That's 15.3mm shallower than the Asus VG248QE (57.3mm).
4.4mm narrower Edit
The Acer GN246HL is a 565mm wide PC monitor, whereas the Asus VG248QE is a 569.4mm wide PC monitor (4.4mm wider).
£107 cheaper
The Acer GN246HL costs £106.57 less than the Asus VG248QE.
45% cheaper to run
The Acer GN246HL is £32.28 cheaper to run than the Asus VG248QE over five years. Read more
11 Reasons For
Vastly wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 160° wider than the Acer GN246HL (160°).
Vastly wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°, however the Acer GN246HL is only a unknown° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (170° narrower).
Built-in speaker Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a built-in speaker, however the Acer GN246HL does not have 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.

4W higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Asus VG248QE has an RMS rated audio power of 4W, whereas the Acer GN246HL is only a unknownW RMS rated audio power PC monitor (4W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Adjustable height Edit
The Asus VG248QE has an adjustable height, but the Acer GN246HL does not.
A bit shorter Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 340.4mm tall PC monitor, whereas the Acer GN246HL is a 343mm tall PC monitor (2.6mm taller).
Available from 12 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The Asus VG248QE is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 405 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the Acer GN246HL ranks No. 630.
Twelve more awards
The Asus VG248QE has 13 awards, whereas the Acer GN246HL has 1 award.
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 38 expert reviews, the Asus VG248QE has an average review score of 78%, however the Acer GN246HL has an average rating of 60% (based on 4 reviews).
User reviews are better
Based on 319 user reviews, the Asus VG248QE has an average review score of 94%, however the Acer GN246HL has an average rating of 87% (based on 151 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Acer GN246HL does not have a built-in speaker, but the Asus VG248QE does. 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 adjustable height Edit
The Acer GN246HL does not have an adjustable height, whereas the Asus VG248QE has an adjustable height.
A little taller Edit
The Acer GN246HL is a 343mm tall PC monitor, whereas the Asus VG248QE is a 340.4mm tall PC monitor (2.6mm shorter).
Less retailers
Only 23 sellers sells the Acer GN246HL, whereas 35 shops sell the Asus VG248QE. 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.
Worse selling
The Acer GN246HL ranks No. 630 by sales volume, however the Asus VG248QE ranks No. 405.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Acer GN246HL has received 1 award, the Asus VG248QE has received 13 awards.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Acer GN246HL's average expert rating is only 60%, however the Asus VG248QE's is 78% (based on 38 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The Acer GN246HL's average user rating is 87%, however the Asus VG248QE's is 94% (based on 319 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
A bit higher power consumption when off Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a power consumption when off of 0.5W, but the Acer GN246HL is a 0.45W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W lower).
Heavier Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 5.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.4kg heavier than the Acer GN246HL (5.5kg).
Deeper Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a depth of 57.3mm. That's 15.3mm deeper than the Acer GN246HL (57.3mm).
4.4mm wider Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 569.4mm wide PC monitor, whereas the Acer GN246HL is a 565mm wide PC monitor (4.4mm narrower).
£107 more expensive
The Asus VG248QE is more expensive than the Acer GN246HL by £106.57.
Four months older
The Asus VG248QE is older than the Acer GN246HL by four months.
81% higher running costs over five years
The Asus VG248QE costs £72.11 to run which is £32.28 more to run than the Acer GN246HL over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

1 Award
hardware.info: Bronze Award
13 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
elektroniktest.dk: Silver
hardware.info: Silver Award
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
kitguru.net: Worth Considering
moddingmx.com: Gold
ozeros.com: Recommended
profesionalreview.com: Gold
Techsweden.org: Value for Money
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
xfastest.com: Innovation Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 36.85
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.98
Total running cost £ 39.83
Purchase price £ 119.99
Total cost of ownership £ 159.82
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 72.11
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 72.11
Purchase price £ 226.56
Total cost of ownership £ 298.67
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24" 24"
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
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 144
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 140
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2768 x 0.2768
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Display Diagonal
61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio in
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI 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
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption When Off
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
23W
BEST
45W
Standby Power Consumption
0.49W 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

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.1kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 413mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 221mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 674mm
Weight With Stand
3.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
401mm
BEST
499.9mm
Depth With Stand
179mm
BEST
231mm
Width With Stand
565mm
BEST
569.4mm
Weight
3.1kg
BEST
5.5kg
Height
343mm 340.4mm
BEST
Depth
42mm
BEST
57.3mm
Width
565mm
BEST
569.4mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
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