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Acer B286HK vs HP ENVY 34

Acer B286HK vs HP ENVY 34

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Acer B286HK
HP ENVY 34

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Acer B286HK has a response time of 1ms, however the HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor (13ms 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.

Cheaper by £271
The Acer B286HK is £271.08 cheaper than the HP ENVY 34.
Cheaper to run by £58.87
Over five years the Acer B286HK is £58.87 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 34. Read more
Better selling
The Acer B286HK ranks No. 66939 by number of sales, whereas the HP ENVY 34 ranks No. 284087.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Acer B286HK has an energy efficiency rating of "C", whereas the HP ENVY 34 has a rating of "C".
A little better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer B286HK is 72%, whereas the average rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 70% (based on 35 reviews).
5 Reasons For
18% bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 6" bigger than the Acer B286HK (34"). 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has two HDMI ports, however the Acer B286HK only has one HDMI port.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The HP ENVY 34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", however the Acer B286HK has a rating of "C".
One more awards
The HP ENVY 34 has 4 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Acer B286HK has 3 awards.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
6" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 28" PC monitor. That's 6" smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (34"). 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The Acer B286HK is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports.
Fewer sellers
The Acer B286HK is only stocked by 7 retailers, but the HP ENVY 34 is stocked by 9 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by four months
The Acer B286HK is four months older than the HP ENVY 34.
One less award
The Acer B286HK has only received 3 awards, but the HP ENVY 34 has received 4 awards.
5 Reasons Against
Hugely slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, but the Acer B286HK is a 1ms response time PC monitor (13ms 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.

More expensive by £271
The HP ENVY 34 is £271.08 more expensive than the Acer B286HK.
Higher running costs over five years by £58.87
The HP ENVY 34 costs £161.42 to run which is £58.87 more to run than the Acer B286HK over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The HP ENVY 34 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 284087 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Acer B286HK ranks No. 66939.
User review Rating is moderately Worse
The HP ENVY 34's average user score is only 70%, however the Acer B286HK's is 72% (based on 60 reviews).

Awards

3 Awards
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
4 Awards
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.com: Editor Approved
tomshw.it: Editor Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

32 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.99
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 102.55
Purchase price £ 398.91
Total cost of ownership £ 501.46
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 158.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.46
Total running cost £ 161.42
Purchase price £ 669.99
Total cost of ownership £ 831.41
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

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.
0.8T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
28" 34"
BEST
Display Resolution
 3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3440 x 1440
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 3440 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 333.7mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 749.9mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.232 x 0.232
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
71.1cm 86.36cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
14ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 110ppi

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data DTS Audio
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 12W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Grey
 Grey

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 10A
Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
Power Consumption (off)
0.4W
BEST
0.43W
Power Consumption (typical)
39W
BEST
62W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
66kWh
BEST
91kWh
Power Consumption (max)
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

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3050
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 4570
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 70
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 477.1mm
Depth (with Stand)
247.2mm 197.2mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
658.7mm
BEST
950.8mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8kg
Height
381.9mm 374.1mm
Depth
64.5mm 93.9mm
Width
658.7mm 950.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 MHL
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 MHL
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included

Technical Details

Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 749.9mm
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