Acer GN246HL vs Asus VG248QE vs Benq RL2460

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Acer GN246HL
Asus VG248QE
Benq RL2460

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
29% brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer GN246HL is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the Asus VG248QE. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Benq RL2460 (250 cd/m²).
Lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer GN246HL is a 0.45W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.05W lower than the Asus VG248QE ().
Vastly lighter Edit
The Acer GN246HL has a weight of 3.5kg, however the Asus VG248QE is a 5.5kg weight PC monitor (2kg heavier) and the Benq RL2460 is a 6.1kg weight PC monitor (2.6kg heavier).
189.3mm shallower Edit
The Acer GN246HL has a depth of 23.7mm, however the Asus VG248QE is a 57.3mm deep PC monitor (33.6mm deeper) and the Benq RL2460 is a 213mm deep PC monitor (189.3mm deeper).
Narrower Edit
The Acer GN246HL is a 565mm wide PC monitor. That's 4.4mm narrower than the Asus VG248QE (579mm) and 14mm narrower than the Benq RL2460 (579mm).
Cheaper by £97
The Acer GN246HL costs £97 less than the Asus VG248QE.
76% cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer GN246HL is £32.28 cheaper to run than the Asus VG248QE and £125.06 cheaper to run than the Benq RL2460. Read more
10 Reasons For
29% brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the Acer GN246HL. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Benq RL2460 (250 cd/m²).
Adjustable height Edit
The Asus VG248QE has an adjustable height (as does the Benq RL2460), but the Acer GN246HL does not have an adjustable height.
Swivelling base Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a swivelling base (as does the Benq RL2460), but the Acer GN246HL does not have a swivelling base.
Pivoting base Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a pivoting base, however the Acer GN246HL does not.
48% shorter Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 340.4mm tall PC monitor. That's 2.3mm shorter than the Acer GN246HL (502mm) and 161.6mm shorter than the Benq RL2460 (502mm).
22 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.
Better selling
The Asus VG248QE ranks No. 326 by number of sales, however the Acer GN246HL ranks No. 659.
Twelve more awards
The Asus VG248QE has 13 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Acer GN246HL has 1 award and the Benq RL2460 has 1 award.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Asus VG248QE is 78%, however the average rating of the Acer GN246HL is 60% (based on 4 reviews) and the average rating of the Benq RL2460 is 70% (based on 6 reviews).
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Asus VG248QE is 94%, however the average rating of the Acer GN246HL is 87% (based on 151 reviews) and the average rating of the Benq RL2460 is 87% (based on 18 reviews).
3 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq RL2460 is two, but the Asus VG248QE only has one HDMI port.
Adjustable height Edit
The Benq RL2460 has an adjustable height (as does the Asus VG248QE), whereas the Acer GN246HL does not have an adjustable height.
Swivelling base Edit
The Benq RL2460 has a swivelling base (as does the Asus VG248QE), whereas the Acer GN246HL does not have a swivelling base.

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The Acer GN246HL has one HDMI port (as does the Asus VG248QE), however the Benq RL2460 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have an adjustable height Edit
The Acer GN246HL does not have an adjustable height, whereas the Asus VG248QE and the Benq RL2460 do.
Does not have a swivelling base Edit
The Acer GN246HL does not have a swivelling base, whereas the Asus VG248QE and the Benq RL2460 have a swivelling base.
Does not have a pivoting base Edit
The Acer GN246HL does not have a pivoting base, but the Asus VG248QE has a pivoting base.
1% taller Edit
The Acer GN246HL is a 342.7mm tall PC monitor. That's 2.3mm taller than the Asus VG248QE (502mm) and 159.3mm shorter than the Benq RL2460 (502mm).
Less retailers
The Acer GN246HL is only stocked by 25 sellers, whereas the Asus VG248QE is stocked by 47 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by one month
The Acer GN246HL is one month older than the Benq RL2460.
Less popular
The Acer GN246HL is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 659 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Asus VG248QE ranks No. 326.
Twelve less awards
The Acer GN246HL has only received 1 award, whereas the Asus VG248QE has received 13 awards.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Acer GN246HL's average expert score is only 60%, however the Asus VG248QE's is 78% (based on 38 reviews) and the Benq RL2460's is 70% (based on 6 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The Acer GN246HL's average user score is 87%, however the Asus VG248QE's is 94% (based on 319 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The Asus VG248QE has one HDMI port (as does the Acer GN246HL), however the Benq RL2460 only has two HDMI ports.
10% higher power consumption when off Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.05W higher than the Acer GN246HL ().
A lot heavier Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a weight of 5.5kg, however the Acer GN246HL is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor (2kg lighter) and the Benq RL2460 is a 6.1kg weight PC monitor (600g heavier).
Vastly deeper Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a depth of 57.3mm, however the Acer GN246HL is a 23.7mm deep PC monitor (33.6mm shallower) and the Benq RL2460 is a 213mm deep PC monitor (155.7mm deeper).
Wider Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 569.4mm wide PC monitor. That's 4.4mm wider than the Acer GN246HL (579mm) and 9.6mm narrower than the Benq RL2460 (579mm).
More expensive by £97
The Asus VG248QE is £97 more expensive than the Acer GN246HL.
Older by over one year
The Asus VG248QE is 14 months older than the Acer GN246HL and 15 months older than the Benq RL2460.
Higher running costs over five years by £32.28
Over five years the running costs of the Asus VG248QE are £72.11 which is £32.28 more than the Acer GN246HL. Show assumptions.
10 Reasons Against
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq RL2460 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer GN246HL and the Asus VG248QE (250 cd/m²).
2.6kg heavier Edit
The Benq RL2460 has a weight of 6.1kg, but the Acer GN246HL is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor (2.6kg lighter) and the Asus VG248QE is a 5.5kg weight PC monitor (600g lighter).
Taller Edit
The Benq RL2460 has a height of 502mm. That's 159.3mm taller than the Acer GN246HL (502mm) and 161.6mm taller than the Asus VG248QE (502mm).
189.3mm deeper Edit
Benq RL2460 is 213mm deep, but the Acer GN246HL is a 23.7mm deep PC monitor (189.3mm shallower) and the Asus VG248QE is a 57.3mm deep PC monitor (155.7mm shallower).
3% wider Edit
The Benq RL2460 has a width of 579mm. That's 14mm wider than the Acer GN246HL (579mm) and 9.6mm wider than the Asus VG248QE (579mm).
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£125.06 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Benq RL2460 are £164.89 which is £125.06 more than the Acer GN246HL and £92.78 more than the Asus VG248QE. Show assumptions.
Twelve less awards
The Benq RL2460 has only received 1 award, however the Asus VG248QE has received 13 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Benq RL2460 only has an average expert score of 70%, but the Asus VG248QE has an average expert rating of 78% (based on 38 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The Benq RL2460 has an average user score of 87%, but the Asus VG248QE has an average user rating of 94% (based on 319 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
hardware.info: Bronze Award
13 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
elektroniktest.dk: Silver
hardware.info: Silver Award
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
kitguru.net: Worth Considering
moddingmx.com: Gold
ozeros.com: Recommended
profesionalreview.com: Gold
Techsweden.org: Value for Money
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
1 Award
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good Value

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

35 months Ago 49 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 36.85
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.98
Total running cost £ 39.83
Purchase price £ 119.99
Total cost of ownership £ 159.82
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 72.11
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 72.11
Purchase price £ 216.99
Total cost of ownership £ 289.10
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 0.48
Electricity cost - standby £ 164.41
Total running cost £ 164.89

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.82T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.82 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24" 24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 140 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
299mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
531mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 160 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.2768 x 0.2768 0.276 x 0.276
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 160° 160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 170° 170°
Display Diagonal
61cm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms 1ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
92 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1 2
BEST
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 1 1
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black/Copper
 Black
 Black/Copper
 Black
 Black/Copper
Case Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metal Free Design
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
Mean Time Between Failures
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
NVIDIA 3D LightBoost
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 110mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
BEST
 Adjustable height
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 15 - 5 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
BEST
 Swivelling base
BEST
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 17
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
 B
Power Consumption When Off
0.45W
BEST
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
23W 45W 0.3W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.49W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 27W
Annual Energy Consumption
49kWh Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 90 - 264
 90 - 264
 90 - 264
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
BEST
 RoHS
 MPR II
BEST
 RoHS
 MPR II
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.5kg
BEST
8.1kg 8.4kg
Packaging Height
417mm 413mm
BEST
422mm
Packaging Depth
154mm
BEST
221mm 230mm
Packaging Width
617mm
BEST
674mm 684mm
Height With Stand
400.9mm
BEST
499.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
178.9mm
BEST
231mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
565mm
BEST
569.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
5.5kg 6.1kg
Height
342.7mm 340.4mm
BEST
502mm
Depth
23.7mm
BEST
57.3mm 213mm
Width
565mm
BEST
569.4mm 579mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 VGA
 DVI
 AC

Other Features

Quantity Per Pallet
60 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
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