Acer 276HL vs Asus VE228

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Acer 276HL
Asus VE228

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
5.5" bigger screen size Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 27" PC monitor. That's 5.5" bigger than the Asus VE228 (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.

Significantly wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer 276HL has a vertical viewing angle of 178°, whereas the Asus VE228 is only a 65° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (113° narrower).
Wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 88° wider than the Asus VE228 (90°).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Asus VE228 (200 cd/m²).
Cheaper to run by £9.54
Over five years the Acer 276HL only costs £41.57 to run however the Asus VE228 costs £51.11 to run (23% more). Read more
Moderately better user reviews
Based on 3 user reviews, the average review score of the Acer 276HL is 93%, whereas the average rating of the Asus VE228 is 89% (based on 209 reviews).
2 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Asus VE228 has a response time of 5ms, but the Acer 276HL is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

16 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

3 Reasons Against
17% slower response time Edit
The Acer 276HL has a response time of 6ms, however the Asus VE228 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Fewer sellers
The Acer 276HL is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the Asus VE228 is stocked by 17 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by four months
The Acer 276HL is four months older than the Asus VE228.
6 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Asus VE228 is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 5.5" smaller than the Acer 276HL (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.

Vastly narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus VE228 has a vertical viewing angle of 65°, however the Acer 276HL is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (113° wider).
Narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus VE228 is a 90° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 88° narrower than the Acer 276HL (90°).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus VE228 is a 200 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer 276HL (200 cd/m²).
£9.54 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Asus VE228 are £51.11 which is £9.54 more than the Acer 276HL over five years. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The Asus VE228's average user score is 89%, however the Acer 276HL's is 93% (based on 3 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

50 months Ago 46 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 38.65
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.92
Total running cost £ 41.57
Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 51.11
Purchase price £ 99.99
Total cost of ownership £ 151.10
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
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
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 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
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Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.3114 x 0.3114 0.248 x 0.248
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
65°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
90°
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 54.6cm
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
200 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
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Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
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Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
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Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
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 Ethernet LAN port
WiFi
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 WiFi
Bluetooth
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 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
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 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display

Power

Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
24.12W
BEST
30W
Standby Power Consumption
0.48W
BEST
0.5W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Compliance Industry Standard
 Rohs
 Rohs
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
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Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.1kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 387.96mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 201.82mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 512.84mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 308.51mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 54.9mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 512.84mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
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 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST
Manual Included
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 Manual included

Other Features

Weight
10.14lbs Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
17.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
25.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
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