Acer K272HL vs Asus VS228

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Acer K272HL
Asus VS228

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Acer K272HL is a 27" PC monitor. That's 5.5" bigger than the Asus VS228 (21.5"). 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.

Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer K272HL is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 14cm bigger than the Asus VS228 (54.6cm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer K272HL is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Asus VS228 (250 cd/m²).
2x faster response time Edit
The Acer K272HL has a response time of 2ms, whereas the Asus VS228 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

£2.70 cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer K272HL only costs £48.41 to run whereas the Asus VS228 costs £51.11 to run (6% more). Read more
Moderately better user reviews
Based on 43 user reviews, the average review score of the Acer K272HL is 93%, but the average rating of the Asus VS228 is 91% (based on 45 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Built-in speaker Edit
The Asus VS228 has a built-in speaker, however the Acer K272HL does not. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

1.7kg lighter Edit
The Asus VS228 has a weight of 3.1kg, however the Acer K272HL is a 4.8kg weight PC monitor (1.7kg heavier).
Cheaper by £103
The Asus VS228 costs £103.09 less than the Acer K272HL.
30 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Acer K272HL does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the Asus VS228 has a built-in speaker. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

1.7kg heavier Edit
The Acer K272HL has a weight of 4.8kg, but the Asus VS228 is a 3.1kg weight PC monitor (1.7kg lighter).
More expensive by £103
The Acer K272HL is £103.09 more expensive than the Asus VS228.
Not as many stockists
The Acer K272HL is only stocked by 1 shop, however the Asus VS228 is stocked by 31 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by three months
The Acer K272HL is three months older than the Asus VS228.
6 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Asus VS228 is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 5.5" smaller than the Acer K272HL (21.5"). 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.

26% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus VS228 is a 54.6cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 14cm smaller than the Acer K272HL (54.6cm).
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus VS228 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer K272HL (250 cd/m²).
3ms slower response time Edit
The Asus VS228 has a response time of 5ms, but the Acer K272HL is a 2ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

£2.70 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Asus VS228 are £51.11 which is £2.70 more than the Acer K272HL. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The Asus VS228's average user score is 91%, however the Acer K272HL's is 93% (based on 43 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

30 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 45.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.74
Total running cost £ 48.41
Purchase price £ 181.16
Total cost of ownership £ 229.57
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 51.11
Purchase price £ 78.07
Total cost of ownership £ 129.18
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.24T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.248 x 0.248
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.6cm
BEST
54.6cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms
BEST
5ms
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
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
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

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows Vista Business
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows Vista Business
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator

Power

Power Consumption When Off
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
28.5W
BEST
30W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W
BEST
0.5W

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.2kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 443mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 566mm
Weight With Stand
5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
249mm
BEST
385.5mm
Depth With Stand
462mm 200mm
BEST
Width With Stand
640mm 514.13mm
BEST
Weight
4.8kg 3.1kg
BEST
Height
62mm 315.13mm
Depth
381mm 45mm
Width
640mm 514.13mm

Packaging Content

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