Acer G257HL vs Samsung S24D30

Acer G257HL
Samsung S24D30

Top Prices

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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
A bit bigger screen size Edit
The Acer G257HL has a screen size of 25", whereas the Samsung S24D30 is only a 24" PC monitor (1" 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.

Available from 9 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.
10 Reasons For
More display colour count Edit
Samsung S24D30 is 16.77M display colours, but the Acer G257HL is only a unknownM display colours PC monitor (16.77M less).
160° wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, whereas the Acer G257HL is only a unknown° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (160° narrower).
170° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 170° wider than the Acer G257HL (170°).
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a response time of 2ms, however the Acer G257HL is a 4ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

44x lower power consumption when off Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 0.01W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.44W lower than the Acer G257HL (0.01W).
400g lighter Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a weight of 2.8kg, whereas the Acer G257HL is a 3.2kg weight PC monitor (400g heavier).
Shorter Edit
Samsung S24D30 is 342.1mm tall. That's 84.3mm shorter than the Acer G257HL (342.1mm).
Significantly shallower Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 53.9mm deep PC monitor, whereas the Acer G257HL is a 185.6mm deep PC monitor (131.7mm deeper).
2% narrower Edit
Samsung S24D30 is 569mm wide. That's 7.9mm narrower than the Acer G257HL (569mm).
Cheaper to run by £15.57
Over five years the Samsung S24D30 only costs £30.67 to run however the Acer G257HL costs £46.24 to run (51% more). Read more

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Acer G257HL is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms 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.

Vastly higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer G257HL has a power consumption when off of 0.45W, however the Samsung S24D30 is a 0.01W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.44W lower).
400g heavier Edit
The Acer G257HL is a 3.2kg weight PC monitor. That's 400g heavier than the Samsung S24D30 (2.8kg).
Taller Edit
Acer G257HL is 426.4mm tall, but the Samsung S24D30 is a 342.1mm tall PC monitor (84.3mm shorter).
Deeper Edit
The Acer G257HL is a 185.6mm deep PC monitor. That's 131.7mm deeper than the Samsung S24D30 (53.9mm).
7.9mm wider Edit
Acer G257HL is 576.9mm wide, but the Samsung S24D30 is a 569mm wide PC monitor (7.9mm narrower).
51% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Acer G257HL are £46.24 which is £15.57 more than the Samsung S24D30. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 1" smaller than the Acer G257HL (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.

Fewer sellers
The Samsung S24D30 is only stocked by 1 seller, but the Acer G257HL is stocked by 10 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by over one year
The Samsung S24D30 is 16 months older than the Acer G257HL.

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

18 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 43.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.98
Total running cost £ 46.24
Purchase price £ 138.21
Total cost of ownership £ 184.45
Details
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

0.23T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
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
25"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
63.5cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms 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
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -1 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
0.45W 0.01W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
27W 18W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.49W 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
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 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
3.5kg 3.2kg
BEST
Height With Stand
415mm
BEST
417.2mm
Depth With Stand
119mm
BEST
197mm
Width With Stand
640mm 569mm
BEST
Weight
3.2kg 2.8kg
BEST
Height
426.4mm 342.1mm
BEST
Depth
185.6mm 53.9mm
BEST
Width
576.9mm 569mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 AC
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included
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
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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