Acer G246H vs HP ENVY 27

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Acer G246H
HP ENVY 27

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
A lot faster response time Edit
The Acer G246H has a response time of 5ms, but the HP ENVY 27 is a 7ms 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.

Vastly lighter Edit
The Acer G246H has a weight of 3.5kg, however the HP ENVY 27 is a 6.9kg weight PC monitor (3.4kg heavier).
Cheaper by £634
The Acer G246H costs £633.62 less than the HP ENVY 27.
17 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.
Moderately better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Acer G246H is 82% based on 4 reviews, however the average rating of the HP ENVY 27 is 78% (based on 20 reviews).
Vastly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer G246H is 90% based on 412 reviews, however the average rating of the HP ENVY 27 is 68% (based on 5 reviews).
3 Reasons For
12% bigger screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a screen size of 27", however the Acer G246H is only a 24" PC monitor (3" 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.

11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Acer G246H (178°).
11% wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, however the Acer G246H is only a 160° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
13% smaller screen size Edit
The Acer G246H is a 24" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the HP ENVY 27 (27"). 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 Acer G246H has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, however the HP ENVY 27 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
12% narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer G246H is a 160° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the HP ENVY 27 (178°).
Older by six months
The Acer G246H is six months older than the HP ENVY 27.
6 Reasons Against
29% slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 7ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms slower than the Acer G246H (7ms). 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.

50% heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 6.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 3.4kg heavier than the Acer G246H (6.9kg).
£634 more expensive
The HP ENVY 27 is more expensive than the Acer G246H by £633.62.
Less retailers
Only 5 retailers sells the HP ENVY 27, whereas 22 sellers sell the Acer G246H. 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.
Marginally Lower expert review Score
The HP ENVY 27's average expert rating is only 78%, however the Acer G246H's is 82% (based on 4 reviews).
Vastly Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 27's average user rating is only 68%, however the Acer G246H's is 90% (based on 412 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
pcarena.pl: Recommended
zeden.net: Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

54 months Ago 48 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 59.12
Purchase price £ 743.11
Total cost of ownership £ 802.23
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 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.

Display

Screen Size
24" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 94
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3114 x 0.3114
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
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 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
7ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Digital Audio Optical Out Port
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 Digital audio optical out port
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 6W
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 15
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
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

Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W
Standby Power Consumption
0.53W 0.5W
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 65W
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 Storage Range
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
BEST
 MPR II
Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.5kg
BEST
6.9kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 454mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 622mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
BEST
 AC
Manual Included
 Manual included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Placement
 Horizontal
 Horizontal
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