Acer G246HLF vs Viewsonic VX2457MHD

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Acer G246HLF
Viewsonic VX2457MHD

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer G246HLF is a 170° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 10° wider than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD (160°).
6° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer G246HLF has a horizontal viewing angle of 176°, however the Viewsonic VX2457MHD is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (6° narrower).
Faster response time Edit
The Acer G246HLF is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD (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.

Two times shorter Edit
The Acer G246HLF is a 154mm tall PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VX2457MHD is a 352.6mm tall PC monitor (198.6mm taller).
10% cheaper to run
The Acer G246HLF only costs £34.47 to run over five years but the Viewsonic VX2457MHD costs £38.46 to run (12% more). Read more
7 Reasons For
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Acer G246HLF (300 cd/m²).
A bit lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD has a weight of 3.6kg, whereas the Acer G246HLF is a 3.8kg weight PC monitor (220g heavier).
371.5mm shallower Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD is a 45.5mm deep PC monitor, whereas the Acer G246HLF is a 417mm deep PC monitor (371.5mm deeper).
Narrower Edit
Viewsonic VX2457MHD is 558.7mm wide. That's 58.3mm narrower than the Acer G246HLF (558.7mm).
Cheaper by £5
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD is £5.20 cheaper than the Acer G246HLF.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Better selling
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD ranks No. 562 by number of sales, whereas the Acer G246HLF ranks No. 2973.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer G246HLF has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², however the Viewsonic VX2457MHD is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
6% heavier Edit
The Acer G246HLF is a 3.8kg weight PC monitor. That's 220g heavier than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD (3.6kg).
90% deeper Edit
The Acer G246HLF has a depth of 417mm. That's 371.5mm deeper than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD (45.5mm).
A little wider Edit
The Acer G246HLF is a 617mm wide PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VX2457MHD is a 558.7mm wide PC monitor (58.3mm narrower).
£5 more expensive
The Acer G246HLF is more expensive than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD by £5.20.
Less retailers
Only 20 sellers sells the Acer G246HLF, whereas 21 stores sell the Viewsonic VX2457MHD. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Three months older
The Acer G246HLF is older than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD by three months.
Worse selling
The Acer G246HLF ranks No. 2973 by sales volume, however the Viewsonic VX2457MHD ranks No. 562.
5 Reasons Against
10° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, whereas the Acer G246HLF is a 170° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (10° wider).
4% narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 6° narrower than the Acer G246HLF (170°).
A lot slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD has a response time of 2ms, however the Acer G246HLF is a 1ms 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.

57% taller Edit
Viewsonic VX2457MHD is 352.6mm tall. That's 198.6mm taller than the Acer G246HLF (352.6mm).
Higher running costs over five years by £3.99
Over five years the Viewsonic VX2457MHD costs £38.46 to run which is £3.99 more to run than the Acer G246HLF. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

17 months Ago 13 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 31.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.74
Total running cost £ 34.47
Purchase price £ 104.98
Total cost of ownership £ 139.45
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 38.46
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 38.46
Purchase price £ 99.78
Total cost of ownership £ 138.24
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.19T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
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
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 60 47 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 84
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
170°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
176°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
2ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
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
PC Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out port
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

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

Networking

WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 5 - 23
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.46W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When Off
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
19.8W
BEST
24W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
34kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 26W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 RoHS
 MPR II
 RoHS
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.6kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 495mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 125mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 619mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 422.4mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 229.7mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 558.7mm
Weight
3.8kg 3.6kg
BEST
Height
154mm
BEST
352.6mm
Depth
417mm 45.5mm
BEST
Width
617mm 558.7mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 18W

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
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