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Acer GN246HL vs Asus VG248QE

Acer GN246HL vs Asus VG248QE

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Acer GN246HL
Asus VG248QE

Top Prices

eBay
Checked 7 hours ago
Standard delivery: £19.91
Ebuyer
Checked 13 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (16 available)
Amazon UK
Checked 2 hours ago
Standard delivery: £5.28
In stock
Amazon UK
Checked 2 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Novatech
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FREE Standard delivery
In stock
eBay
Checked 7 hours ago
Standard delivery: £32.76
Adorama
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Delivery unknown

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
£63 cheaper
The Acer GN246HL costs £62.60 less than the Asus VG248QE.
47% cheaper to run
The Acer GN246HL is £53.89 cheaper to run than the Asus VG248QE over five years. Read more
6 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.

Available from 17 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.
More popular
The Asus VG248QE is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 432 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the Acer GN246HL ranks No. 532.
Thirteen more awards
The Asus VG248QE has 14 awards, whereas the Acer GN246HL has 1 award.
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 44 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 728 user reviews, the Asus VG248QE has an average review score of 91%, however the Acer GN246HL has an average rating of 86% (based on 115 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 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.

Less retailers
Only 15 retailers sells the Acer GN246HL, whereas 32 stores sell the Asus VG248QE. 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.
Worse selling
The Acer GN246HL ranks No. 532 by sales volume, however the Asus VG248QE ranks No. 432.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Acer GN246HL has received 1 award, the Asus VG248QE has received 14 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 44 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The Acer GN246HL's average user rating is 86%, however the Asus VG248QE's is 91% (based on 728 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
£63 more expensive
The Asus VG248QE is more expensive than the Acer GN246HL by £62.60.
Over one year older
The Asus VG248QE is older than the Acer GN246HL by 23 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
14 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
elektroniktest.dk: Silver
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwareviews.com: Gold
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
kitguru.net: Worth Considering
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

31 months Ago 54 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 £ 169.28
Total cost of ownership £ 230.76
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 115.37
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 115.37
Purchase price £ 231.88
Total cost of ownership £ 347.25
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
 3D
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
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
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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
Loudspeaker
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
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 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
 NVIDIA 3D LightBoost
Unknown - Click to provide data

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

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

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
Height (with Stand)
400.9mm
BEST
499.9mm
Depth (with Stand)
178.9mm
BEST
231mm
Width (with Stand)
565mm
BEST
569.4mm
Weight
3.1kg
BEST
5.5kg
Height
342.7mm 340.4mm
Depth
23.7mm 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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