Acer GN246HL vs Asus VG248QE

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Acer GN246HL
Asus VG248QE

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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Lower power consumption (off) Edit
Acer GN246HL is 0.45W power consumption when off, but the Asus VG248QE is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W higher).
Lighter Edit
The Acer GN246HL is a 3.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.4kg lighter than the Asus VG248QE (5.5kg).
£115 cheaper
The Acer GN246HL costs £115.34 less than the Asus VG248QE.
Available from 3 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.
47% cheaper to run
The Acer GN246HL is £53.89 cheaper to run than the Asus VG248QE over five years. Read more
5 Reasons For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus VG248QE has a built-in speaker(s), however the Acer GN246HL does not have a built-in speaker(s). 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.

More popular
The Asus VG248QE is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 652 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the Acer GN246HL ranks No. 2420.
Twelve more awards
The Asus VG248QE has 13 awards, whereas the Acer GN246HL has 1 award.
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 38 expert reviews, the Asus VG248QE has an average review score of 78%, however the Acer GN246HL has an average rating of 60% (based on 4 reviews).
User reviews are better
Based on 319 user reviews, the Asus VG248QE has an average review score of 94%, however the Acer GN246HL has an average rating of 86% (based on 115 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer GN246HL does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Asus VG248QE 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.

Worse selling
The Acer GN246HL ranks No. 2420 by sales volume, however the Asus VG248QE ranks No. 652.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Acer GN246HL has received 1 award, the Asus VG248QE has received 13 awards.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Acer GN246HL's average expert rating is only 60%, however the Asus VG248QE's is 78% (based on 38 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The Acer GN246HL's average user rating is 86%, however the Asus VG248QE's is 94% (based on 319 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
A bit higher power consumption (off) Edit
Asus VG248QE is 0.5W power consumption when off, but the Acer GN246HL is a 0.45W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W lower).
Heavier Edit
The Asus VG248QE is a 5.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.4kg heavier than the Acer GN246HL (5.5kg).
£115 more expensive
The Asus VG248QE is more expensive than the Acer GN246HL by £115.34.
Less retailers
Only 9 sellers sells the Asus VG248QE, whereas 12 shops sell the Acer GN246HL. 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.
Four months older
The Asus VG248QE is older than the Acer GN246HL by four months.
88% higher running costs over five years
The Asus VG248QE costs £115.37 to run which is £53.89 more to run than the Acer GN246HL over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

1 Award
hardware.info: Bronze Award
13 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
elektroniktest.dk: Silver
hardware.info: Silver Award
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
kitguru.net: Worth Considering
moddingmx.com: Gold
ozeros.com: Recommended
profesionalreview.com: Gold
Techsweden.org: Value for Money
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
xfastest.com: Innovation Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 58.97
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.51
Total running cost £ 61.48
Purchase price £ 119.99
Total cost of ownership £ 181.47
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 115.37
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 115.37
Purchase price £ 235.33
Total cost of ownership £ 350.70
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.57T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 144
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 140
Viewable Size, Vertical
299mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
531mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 160 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.2768 x 0.2768
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 170°
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
92ppi Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

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

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black/Copper
 Black
 Black/Copper
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
NVIDIA 3D LightBoost
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption (off)
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
23W
BEST
45W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.49W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
49kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 120
 230
 120-230
 12
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 RoHS
 MPR II
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.5kg
BEST
8.1kg
Package Height
417mm 413mm
BEST
Package Depth
154mm
BEST
221mm
Package Width
617mm
BEST
674mm
Weight With Stand
3.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
401mm
BEST
499.9mm
Depth (with Stand)
179mm
BEST
231mm
Width (with Stand)
565mm
BEST
569.4mm
Weight
3.1kg
BEST
5.5kg
Height
343mm 340.4mm
Depth
42mm 57.3mm
Width
565mm 569.4mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 VGA
 DVI
 AC

Other Features

Quantity Per Pallet
60 Unknown - Click to provide data
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