AOC Q2778 vs HP ENVY 34

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AOC Q2778
HP ENVY 34

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
13ms faster response time Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a response time of 1ms, but the HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor (13ms 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 by £485
The AOC Q2778 costs £485.04 less than the HP ENVY 34.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
52% cheaper to run
Over five years the AOC Q2778 is £52.74 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 34. Read more
Four more awards
The AOC Q2778 has 5 awards from expert review sites, whereas the HP ENVY 34 has 1 award.
A bit better user reviews
The average user review score of the AOC Q2778 is 81% based on 26 reviews, however the average rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 80% (based on 2 reviews).
7 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 7" bigger than the AOC Q2778 (34"). 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.

Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a vertical viewing angle of 178°, but the AOC Q2778 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the AOC Q2778 (178°).
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 86.36cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 17.86cm bigger than the AOC Q2778 (86.36cm).
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the HP ENVY 34 is two, but the AOC Q2778 only has one HDMI port.
0.07W lower power consumption when off Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 0.43W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.07W lower than the AOC Q2778 (0.43W).
Much better expert reviews
Based on 3 expert reviews, the average review score of the HP ENVY 34 is 90%, but the average rating of the AOC Q2778 is 79% (based on 12 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
26% smaller screen size Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 7" smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (34"). 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.

12% narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, however the HP ENVY 34 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
5% narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the HP ENVY 34 (178°).
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 68.5cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 17.86cm smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (86.36cm).
One less HDMI port Edit
The AOC Q2778 has one HDMI port, however the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports.
Higher power consumption when off Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.07W higher than the HP ENVY 34 (0.43W).
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The AOC Q2778's average expert score is only 79%, however the HP ENVY 34's is 90% (based on 3 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
13ms slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, whereas the AOC Q2778 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (13ms 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.

More expensive by £485
The HP ENVY 34 is £485.04 more expensive than the AOC Q2778.
Not as many stockists
The HP ENVY 34 is only stocked by 13 sellers, however the AOC Q2778 is stocked by 15 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.
Older by one month
The HP ENVY 34 is one month older than the AOC Q2778.
£52.74 more expensive to run over five years
The HP ENVY 34 costs £102.27 to run which is £52.74 more to run than the AOC Q2778 over five years. Show assumptions.
Four less awards
The HP ENVY 34 has only received 1 award, however the AOC Q2778 has received 5 awards.
User review Rating is moderately Worse
The HP ENVY 34 has an average user score of 80%, but the AOC Q2778 has an average user rating of 81% (based on 26 reviews).

Awards

5 Awards
HEXUS.net: Recommended
in4.pl: Best Buy
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
pcgameware.co.uk: Gold
pcmasters.de: Value for Money
1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.49
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 49.53
Purchase price £ 214.93
Total cost of ownership £ 264.46
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.92
Total running cost £ 102.27
Purchase price £ 699.97
Total cost of ownership £ 802.24
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27" 34"
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 0.232 x 0.232
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
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Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.5cm 86.36cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
14ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
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VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-4 - 21 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
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Power Consumption When Off
0.5W 0.43W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
29.01W
BEST
62W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 91kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 150W
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
 TCO
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 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
555mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
215mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
729mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.7kg
BEST
9.8kg
Height With Stand
470.7mm
BEST
477.1mm
Depth With Stand
299.1mm 197.2mm
BEST
Width With Stand
640.3mm
BEST
950.8mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 374.1mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 93.9mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 950.8mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
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