Acer 276HL vs Samsung S24D30

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Acer 276HL
Samsung S24D30

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UK Office Direct
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In stock (89 available)
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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Standard delivery: £20.18
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer 276HL has a display diagonal of 27", whereas the Samsung S24D30 is only a 24" PC monitor (3" 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.

18° wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Samsung S24D30 (160°).
8° wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Samsung S24D30 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer 276HL has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the Samsung S24D30 is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
VESA mounting Edit
The Acer 276HL supports VESA mounting, but the Samsung S24D30 does not support VESA mounting.
5 Reasons For
2x faster response time Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a response time of 2ms, however the Acer 276HL is a 6ms 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.

2.1kg lighter Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a weight of 2.8kg, whereas the Acer 276HL is a 4.9kg weight PC monitor (2.1kg heavier).
Cheaper by £151
The Samsung S24D30 is £150.61 cheaper than the Acer 276HL.
3 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £16.61
Over five years the Samsung S24D30 only costs £47.69 to run however the Acer 276HL costs £64.30 to run (35% more). Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
67% slower response time Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Samsung S24D30 (2ms). 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.

43% heavier Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 4.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.1kg heavier than the Samsung S24D30 (2.8kg).
£151 more expensive
The Acer 276HL is more expensive than the Samsung S24D30 by £150.61.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 shop sell the Acer 276HL, but 4 retailers sell the Samsung S24D30. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
One month older
The Acer 276HL is older than the Samsung S24D30 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 35%
Over five years the running costs of the Acer 276HL are £64.30 which is £16.61 more than the Samsung S24D30. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
3" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the Acer 276HL (24"). 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.

18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Acer 276HL is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Acer 276HL (170°).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer 276HL (250 cd/m²).
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The Samsung S24D30 does not support VESA mounting, whereas the Acer 276HL supports VESA mounting.

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Date Released

37 months Ago 36 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 61.84
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.46
Total running cost £ 64.30
Purchase price £ 239.99
Total cost of ownership £ 304.29
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.15
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 47.69
Purchase price £ 89.38
Total cost of ownership £ 137.07
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.32T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.3114 x 0.3114 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178°
BEST
170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
69cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 2ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -1 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01W
Power Consumption (typical)
24.12W 18W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.48W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 34kWh
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
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
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.4kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 408mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 111mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 635mm
Weight With Stand
7.5kg 3.2kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 417.2mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 197mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 569mm
Weight
4.9kg 2.8kg
BEST
Height
408mm 342.1mm
Depth
221mm 53.9mm
Width
640mm 569mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Other Features

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

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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