Acer DV420 vs Philips BDM3270

Acer DV420
Philips BDM3270

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
10" bigger screen size Edit
The Acer DV420 is a 42" PC monitor. That's 10" bigger than the Philips BDM3270 (32"). 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.

25.4cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer DV420 is a 106.7cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 25.4cm bigger than the Philips BDM3270 (81.3cm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer DV420 is a 450 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 150 cd/m² brighter than the Philips BDM3270 (300 cd/m²).
40% higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Acer DV420 is a 10W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 4W higher than the Philips BDM3270 (6W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Acer DV420 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the Philips BDM3270 has a rating of "B".
6 Reasons For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips BDM3270 is an 82kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 44kWh lower than the Acer DV420 (82kWh).
2x lighter Edit
The Philips BDM3270 has a weight of 7.8kg, however the Acer DV420 is a 20.6kg weight PC monitor (12.8kg heavier).
Cheaper by £692
The Philips BDM3270 costs £691.54 less than the Acer DV420.
16 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.
34% cheaper to run
Over five years the Philips BDM3270 is £48.08 cheaper to run than the Acer DV420. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Philips BDM3270 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", however the Acer DV420 has a rating of "B".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
35% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer DV420 is a 126kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 44kWh higher than the Philips BDM3270 (82kWh).
12.8kg heavier Edit
The Acer DV420 has a weight of 20.6kg, whereas the Philips BDM3270 is a 7.8kg weight PC monitor (12.8kg lighter).
More expensive by £692
The Acer DV420 is £691.54 more expensive than the Philips BDM3270.
Fewer sellers
The Acer DV420 is only stocked by 4 stores, but the Philips BDM3270 is stocked by 20 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£48.08 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Acer DV420 costs £140.85 to run which is £48.08 more to run than the Philips BDM3270. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
32% smaller screen size Edit
The Philips BDM3270 is a 32" PC monitor. That's 10" smaller than the Acer DV420 (32"). 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.

Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Philips BDM3270 is an 81.3cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 25.4cm smaller than the Acer DV420 (81.3cm).
50% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Philips BDM3270 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 150 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer DV420 (300 cd/m²).
Lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The Philips BDM3270 is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 4W lower than the Acer DV420 (6W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Older by three months
The Philips BDM3270 is three months older than the Acer DV420.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 137.81
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 140.85
Purchase price £ 1,075.78
Total cost of ownership £ 1,216.63
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 92.77
Purchase price £ 384.24
Total cost of ownership £ 477.01
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.7T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
42"
BEST
32"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 50000000:1
 50000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 23 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 99
Viewable Height
523mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
930mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.485 x 0.485 0.277 x 0.277
Display Colour Count
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
106.7cm
BEST
81.3cm
Display Technology
 MVA
 MVA
Display Brightness
450 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
12ms 12ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 2.0
 3.0
 3.0 / 2.0
 2.0
 3.0
 3.0 / 2.0
Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input Port
 Audio input port
Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-I Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
10W
BEST
6W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Recyclable Material Percentage
Unknown - Click to provide data 65%
Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mean Time Between Failures
50,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 180mm
Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -170 - 170
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
86W 56W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
126kWh 82kWh
BEST
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
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 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 14.98g
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.8kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 657mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 270mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 742mm
Weight
20.6kg 7.8kg
BEST
Height
559mm 438mm
Depth
69mm 61mm
Width
966mm 742mm

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 31W
Power Consumption When Active
Unknown - Click to provide data 54.6W
Package Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 970 x 526 x 224
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