Acer B286 vs Samsung S32E590C

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Acer B286
Samsung S32E590C

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3x faster response time Edit
The Acer B286 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the Samsung S32E590C (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.

Shorter Edit
Acer B286 is 381.9mm tall, but the Samsung S32E590C is a 425.1mm tall PC monitor (43.2mm taller).
Shallower Edit
The Acer B286 is a 64.5mm deep PC monitor. That's 26.1mm shallower than the Samsung S32E590C (90.6mm).
Narrower Edit
Acer B286 is 658.7mm wide, but the Samsung S32E590C is a 729.1mm wide PC monitor (70.4mm wider).
£109 cheaper
The Acer B286 is £108.82 cheaper than the Samsung S32E590C.
Available from 2 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
12% bigger screen size Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 31.5" PC monitor. That's 3.5" bigger than the Acer B286 (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.

11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a vertical viewing angle of 178°, however the Acer B286 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Acer B286 (178°).
15% brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Acer B286 (350 cd/m²).
One more HDMI port Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has two HDMI ports, however the Acer B286 only has one HDMI port.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung S32E590C has an energy efficiency rating of "B", however the Acer B286 has a rating of "C".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
3.5" smaller screen size Edit
The Acer B286 has a screen size of 28", whereas the Samsung S32E590C is a 31.5" PC monitor (3.5" 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.

18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer B286 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Samsung S32E590C (178°).
Marginally narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer B286 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°, whereas the Samsung S32E590C is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer B286 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the Samsung S32E590C is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Acer B286 is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Samsung S32E590C only has two HDMI ports.
Seven months older
The Acer B286 is older than the Samsung S32E590C by seven months.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Acer B286 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", whereas the Samsung S32E590C has a rating of "B".
6 Reasons Against
3ms slower response time Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a response time of 4ms, but the Acer B286 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

43.2mm taller Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 425.1mm tall PC monitor. That's 43.2mm taller than the Acer B286 (425.1mm).
26.1mm deeper Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a depth of 90.6mm, however the Acer B286 is a 64.5mm deep PC monitor (26.1mm shallower).
10% wider Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 729.1mm wide PC monitor. That's 70.4mm wider than the Acer B286 (729.1mm).
More expensive by £109
The Samsung S32E590C is £108.82 more expensive than the Acer B286.
Less retailers
The Samsung S32E590C is only stocked by 3 retailers, whereas the Acer B286 is stocked by 5 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.

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Date Released

29 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 62.49
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 65.53
Purchase price £ 309.60
Total cost of ownership £ 375.13
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
28" 31.5"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 5000:1
 5000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
71.1cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
4ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.36375
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 10W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Grey
 Grey

Performance

Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 0 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When Off
0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
39W Unknown - Click to provide data
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
66kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.6kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 496mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 155mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 806mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.9kg
Height With Stand
408.5mm
BEST
523.9mm
Depth With Stand
247.2mm 214.3mm
BEST
Width With Stand
658.7mm
BEST
729.1mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6kg
Height
381.9mm
BEST
425.1mm
Depth
64.5mm
BEST
90.6mm
Width
658.7mm
BEST
729.1mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
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 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
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