Acer XB240H vs HP ENVY 34

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Acer XB240H
HP ENVY 34

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
Significantly faster response time Edit
The Acer XB240H is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 13ms faster than the HP ENVY 34 (14ms). 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.

150mm higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Acer XB240H is a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 150mm higher than the HP ENVY 34 (unknownmm).
0.08W lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer XB240H has a power consumption when off of 0.35W, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is a 0.43W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.08W higher).
2x lighter Edit
The Acer XB240H is a 4kg weight PC monitor. That's 4.1kg lighter than the HP ENVY 34 (8kg).
12% shorter Edit
The Acer XB240H has a height of 335mm, however the HP ENVY 34 is a 374.1mm tall PC monitor (39.1mm taller).
Shallower Edit
Acer XB240H is 61mm deep. That's 32.9mm shallower than the HP ENVY 34 (93.9mm).
384.8mm narrower Edit
The Acer XB240H has a width of 566mm, however the HP ENVY 34 is a 950.8mm wide PC monitor (384.8mm wider).
£550 cheaper
The Acer XB240H costs £149.99, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is £699.97.
Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£55.46 cheaper to run
The Acer XB240H is £55.46 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 34 over five years. Read more
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 11 user reviews, the Acer XB240H has an average review score of 84%, but the HP ENVY 34 has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).
5 Reasons For
A lot bigger screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a screen size of 34", however the Acer XB240H is only a 24" PC monitor (10" 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.

Vastly wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 178° wider than the Acer XB240H (178°).
Vastly wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, however the Acer XB240H is only a unknown° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (178° narrower).
Vastly bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a display diagonal of 86.36cm, however the Acer XB240H is only a unknowncm display diagonal PC monitor (86.36cm smaller).
Built-in speaker Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a built-in speaker, however the Acer XB240H does not have 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.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
A lot smaller screen size Edit
The Acer XB240H has a screen size of 24", but the HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor (10" 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Acer XB240H does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the HP ENVY 34 does. 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.

10 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor. That's 13ms slower than the Acer XB240H (14ms). 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.

Higher power consumption when off Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a power consumption when off of 0.43W, but the Acer XB240H is a 0.35W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.08W lower).
Heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor. That's 4.1kg heavier than the Acer XB240H (8kg).
39.1mm taller Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 374.1mm tall PC monitor, whereas the Acer XB240H is a 335mm tall PC monitor (39.1mm shorter).
Deeper Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a depth of 93.9mm. That's 32.9mm deeper than the Acer XB240H (93.9mm).
384.8mm wider Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 950.8mm wide PC monitor, whereas the Acer XB240H is a 566mm wide PC monitor (384.8mm narrower).
£550 more expensive
The HP ENVY 34 is more expensive than the Acer XB240H by £549.98.
Less retailers
Only 14 sellers sells the HP ENVY 34, whereas 15 shops sell the Acer XB240H. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
118% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the HP ENVY 34 costs £102.27 to run which is £55.46 more to run than the Acer XB240H. Show assumptions.
Slightly Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 34's average user rating is 80%, however the Acer XB240H's is 84% (based on 11 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 44.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.74
Total running cost £ 46.81
Purchase price £ 149.99
Total cost of ownership £ 196.80
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.92
Total running cost £ 102.27
Purchase price £ 699.97
Total cost of ownership £ 802.24
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.23T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24" 34"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 10000000:1
 10000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
BEST
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.232 x 0.232
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 86.36cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
14ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
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)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 60 -180 - 180
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption When Off
0.35W
BEST
0.43W
Typical Power Consumption
27.5W
BEST
62W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W
BEST
0.48W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 91kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 150W
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

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
6.5kg
BEST
9.8kg
Height With Stand
535.5mm 477.1mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
245mm 197.2mm
BEST
Width With Stand
566mm
BEST
950.8mm
Weight
4kg
BEST
8kg
Height
335mm
BEST
374.1mm
Depth
61mm
BEST
93.9mm
Width
566mm
BEST
950.8mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 DisplayPort
BEST
 DisplayPort
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