Acer K242HLA vs Asus PA329Q

Acer K242HLA
Asus PA329Q

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
4x faster response time Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a response time of 1ms, but the Asus PA329Q is a 5ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

Lighter Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a weight of 3.3kg, however the Asus PA329Q is a 12.5kg weight PC monitor (9.3kg heavier).
Shorter Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 335.9mm tall PC monitor. That's 279.1mm shorter than the Asus PA329Q (615mm).
Vastly shallower Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a depth of 52mm, however the Asus PA329Q is a 240mm deep PC monitor (188mm deeper).
30% narrower Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 567mm wide PC monitor. That's 168mm narrower than the Asus PA329Q (735mm).
Cheaper by £1,050
The Acer K242HLA costs £1,049.99 less than the Asus PA329Q.
9 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.
82% cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer K242HLA only costs £39.59 to run but the Asus PA329Q costs £221.61 to run (460% more). Read more
Better selling
The Acer K242HLA ranks No. 23491 by number of sales, however the Asus PA329Q ranks No. 105532.
4 Reasons For
8" bigger screen size Edit
The Asus PA329Q has a screen size of 32", whereas the Acer K242HLA is only a 24" PC monitor (8" 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.

20.28cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus PA329Q has a display diagonal of 81.28cm, whereas the Acer K242HLA is only a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor (20.28cm smaller).
100 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus PA329Q has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², whereas the Acer K242HLA is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
Four HDMI ports Edit
The Asus PA329Q is a four HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Acer K242HLA only has one HDMI port.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 24" PC monitor. That's 8" smaller than the Asus PA329Q (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.

34% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 20.28cm smaller than the Asus PA329Q (81.28cm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the Asus PA329Q (350 cd/m²).
Three less HDMI ports Edit
The Acer K242HLA has one HDMI port, however the Asus PA329Q only has four HDMI ports.
Older by eight months
The Acer K242HLA is eight months older than the Asus PA329Q.
9 Reasons Against
80% slower response time Edit
The Asus PA329Q is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Acer K242HLA (5ms). 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.

74% heavier Edit
The Asus PA329Q is a 12.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 9.3kg heavier than the Acer K242HLA (12.5kg).
279.1mm taller Edit
Asus PA329Q is 615mm tall, but the Acer K242HLA is a 335.9mm tall PC monitor (279.1mm shorter).
79% deeper Edit
The Asus PA329Q is a 240mm deep PC monitor. That's 188mm deeper than the Acer K242HLA (240mm).
Wider Edit
Asus PA329Q is 735mm wide, but the Acer K242HLA is a 567mm wide PC monitor (168mm narrower).
£1,050 more expensive
The Asus PA329Q is more expensive than the Acer K242HLA by £1,049.99.
Fewer sellers
Only 16 retailers sells the Asus PA329Q, but 25 shops sell the Acer K242HLA. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 460%
The running costs over five years of the Asus PA329Q are £221.61 which is £182.02 more than the Acer K242HLA. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Asus PA329Q ranks No. 105532 by sales volume, whereas the Acer K242HLA ranks No. 23491.

Awards

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Date Released

16 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 36.85
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.74
Total running cost £ 39.59
Purchase price £ 104.99
Total cost of ownership £ 144.58
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 221.61
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 221.61
Purchase price £ 1,154.98
Total cost of ownership £ 1,376.59
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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.
1.1T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24" 32"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 135
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 398.52mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 708.48mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1845 x 0.1845
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Display Diagonal
61cm 81.28cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 3.1
 2.0/3.0
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.0
 3.1
 2.0/3.0
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.0
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 4
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 6W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader
Compatible Memory Card
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture mode
Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 20 - -5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 60 - -60
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 Display Language
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 DUT
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CRO
 IND
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 DUT
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CRO
 IND
BEST
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 21
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.4W
Power Consumption When Off
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
23W
BEST
138.3W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
34kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.7kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 552mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 350mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 847mm
Weight With Stand
3.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
421.2mm
BEST
615mm
Depth With Stand
208mm
BEST
240mm
Width With Stand
567mm
BEST
735mm
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
12.5kg
Height
335.9mm
BEST
615mm
Depth
52mm
BEST
240mm
Width
567mm
BEST
735mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC

Technical Details

Display Modes
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 708.48 x 398.52
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