Acer H277HU vs HP ENVY 34

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Acer H277HU
HP ENVY 34

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Reasons For

14 Reasons For
336mm larger viewable size diagonal Edit
The Acer H277HU has a viewable size diagonal of 336mm, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownmm viewable size diagonal PC monitor (336mm smaller).
Vastly bigger viewable height Edit
The Acer H277HU is a 597mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 597mm bigger than the HP ENVY 34 (unknownmm).
16.77M more display colour count Edit
The Acer H277HU is a 16.77M display colours PC monitor. That's 16.77M more than the HP ENVY 34 (unknownM).
Faster response time Edit
The Acer H277HU is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 10ms 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.

3W higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Acer H277HU has an RMS rated audio power of 3W, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownW RMS rated audio power PC monitor (3W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

34kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer H277HU has an annual energy consumption of 57kWh, but the HP ENVY 34 is a 91kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (34kWh higher).
Two times lighter Edit
The Acer H277HU is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 4.3kg lighter than the HP ENVY 34 (8kg).
Slightly shorter Edit
The Acer H277HU is a 352mm tall PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is a 374.1mm tall PC monitor (22.1mm taller).
337.8mm narrower Edit
The Acer H277HU is a 613mm wide PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is a 950.8mm wide PC monitor (337.8mm wider).
£430 cheaper
The Acer H277HU costs £429.98 less than the HP ENVY 34.
Available from 10 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
36% cheaper to run
The Acer H277HU is £36.74 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 34 over five years. Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Acer H277HU is "B", however the rating of the HP ENVY 34 is "C".
User reviews are vastly better
Based on 1 user review, the Acer H277HU has an average review score of 100%, however the HP ENVY 34 has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).
8 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a screen size of 34", but the Acer H277HU is only a 27" PC monitor (7" 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.

Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a display diagonal of 86.36cm, but the Acer H277HU is only a 69cm display diagonal PC monitor (17.36cm smaller).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the HP ENVY 34 is two, but the Acer H277HU only has one HDMI port.
Three USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has three USB Type-A downstream ports, however the Acer H277HU only has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
VESA mounting Edit
The HP ENVY 34 supports VESA mounting, however the Acer H277HU does not support VESA mounting.
0.07W lower power consumption when off Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a power consumption when off of 0.43W, whereas the Acer H277HU is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.07W higher).
Three times shallower Edit
HP ENVY 34 is 93.9mm deep. That's 269.1mm shallower than the Acer H277HU (93.9mm).
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 3 reviews, the HP ENVY 34 has an average expert review score of 90%, but the Acer H277HU has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
A lot smaller screen size Edit
The Acer H277HU has a screen size of 27", however the HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor (7" 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.

17.36cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer H277HU has a display diagonal of 69cm, however the HP ENVY 34 is an 86.36cm display diagonal PC monitor (17.36cm bigger).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Acer H277HU has one HDMI port, however the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports.
Only two USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Acer H277HU is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 34 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports.
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The Acer H277HU does not support VESA mounting, however the HP ENVY 34 supports VESA mounting.
Higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer H277HU has a power consumption when off of 0.5W, but the HP ENVY 34 is a 0.43W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.07W lower).
Deeper Edit
The Acer H277HU has a depth of 363mm. That's 269.1mm deeper than the HP ENVY 34 (93.9mm).
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Acer H277HU's average expert rating is 80%, however the HP ENVY 34's is 90% (based on 3 reviews).
11 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor. That's 10ms slower than the Acer H277HU (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.

34kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has an annual energy consumption of 91kWh, whereas the Acer H277HU is a 57kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (34kWh lower).
Heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor. That's 4.3kg heavier than the Acer H277HU (8kg).
A little taller Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a height of 374.1mm, however the Acer H277HU is a 352mm tall PC monitor (22.1mm shorter).
337.8mm wider Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a width of 950.8mm, however the Acer H277HU is a 613mm wide PC monitor (337.8mm narrower).
£430 more expensive
The HP ENVY 34 is more expensive than the Acer H277HU by £429.98.
Not as many stockists
Only 15 retailers sells the HP ENVY 34, however 25 retailers sell the Acer H277HU. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over one year older
The HP ENVY 34 is older than the Acer H277HU by 14 months.
56% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the HP ENVY 34 are £102.27 which is £36.74 more than the Acer H277HU. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The HP ENVY 34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", but the Acer H277HU has a rating of "B".
Hugely Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 34 has an average user rating of 80%, but the Acer H277HU has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

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

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

9 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 62.49
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 65.53
Purchase price £ 269.99
Total cost of ownership £ 335.52
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

Environmental Impact

0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
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
27" 34"
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
BEST
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
Viewable Size Diagonal
336mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
597mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
59 - 61 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
87 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.232 x 0.232
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
69cm 86.36cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
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
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
2 3
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-C Downstream Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W 0.43W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
39W
BEST
62W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
57kWh
BEST
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

Certification
 MPR II
BEST
 MPR II
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Height With Stand
439mm
BEST
477.1mm
Depth With Stand
217mm 197.2mm
BEST
Width With Stand
613mm
BEST
950.8mm
Weight
3.7kg
BEST
8kg
Height
352mm
BEST
374.1mm
Depth
363mm 93.9mm
BEST
Width
613mm
BEST
950.8mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 DisplayPort
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