Acer H277HU vs Benq BL2420U

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Acer H277HU
Benq BL2420U

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3.4" bigger screen size Edit
The Acer H277HU has a screen size of 27", whereas the Benq BL2420U is only a 23.6" PC monitor (3.4" 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.

50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer H277HU has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², whereas the Benq BL2420U is only a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
£59 cheaper
The Acer H277HU is £58.70 cheaper than the Benq BL2420U.
Available from 9 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
4 Reasons For
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Benq BL2420U has two HDMI ports, however the Acer H277HU only has one HDMI port.
Adjustable height Edit
The Benq BL2420U has an adjustable height, but the Acer H277HU does not have an adjustable height.
More popular
The Benq BL2420U is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 51466 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the Acer H277HU ranks No. 152197.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The Benq BL2420U has an average expert review score of 90% based on 1 review, however the Acer H277HU has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Acer H277HU is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Benq BL2420U only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have an adjustable height Edit
The Acer H277HU does not have an adjustable height, but the Benq BL2420U has an adjustable height.
Worse selling
The Acer H277HU ranks No. 152197 by sales volume, whereas the Benq BL2420U ranks No. 51466.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Acer H277HU is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the Benq BL2420U is 90% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons Against
15% smaller screen size Edit
The Benq BL2420U has a screen size of 23.6", however the Acer H277HU is a 27" PC monitor (3.4" bigger). 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.

17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq BL2420U has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², however the Acer H277HU is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
£59 more expensive
The Benq BL2420U is more expensive than the Acer H277HU by £58.70.
Less retailers
Only 16 shops sells the Benq BL2420U, whereas 25 retailers sell the Acer H277HU. 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.
One month older
The Benq BL2420U is older than the Acer H277HU by one month.

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Date Released

18 months Ago 20 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 92.94
Purchase price £ 328.69
Total cost of ownership £ 421.63
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

No data
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
27"
BEST
23.6"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 2560 x 1440
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.22mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 140
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.136 x 0.136
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms 4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
Audio Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader
Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Mean Time Between Failures
Unknown - Click to provide data 60,000h

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 58W

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.5kg
Height With Stand
439mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
217mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
613mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.1kg
Height
363mm 524.9mm
Depth
35.2mm 239.55mm
Width
613mm 563.2mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
BEST

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W
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