Acer 276HL vs DELL U3014

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Acer 276HL
DELL U3014

Top Prices

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FREE Standard delivery
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Standard delivery: £9.95
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In stock
Overclockers UK
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BT Shop
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Out of stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Two times lighter Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 4.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 5.9kg lighter than the DELL U3014 (10.8kg).
£460 cheaper
The Acer 276HL is £459.81 cheaper than the DELL U3014.
Available from 12 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £92.09
The Acer 276HL is £92.09 cheaper to run than the DELL U3014 over five years. Read more
User reviews are better
Based on 3 user reviews, the Acer 276HL has an average review score of 93%, whereas the DELL U3014 has an average rating of 87% (based on 68 reviews).
4 Reasons For
2.8" bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U3014 has a display diagonal of 29.8", but the Acer 276HL is only a 27" PC monitor (2.8" 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.

Moderately bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
DELL U3014 is 75.6cm display diagonal, but the Acer 276HL is only a 69cm display diagonal PC monitor (6.6cm smaller).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U3014 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², but the Acer 276HL is only a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
One more displayPorts quantity Edit
The number of displayPorts quantitys on the DELL U3014 is two, but the Acer 276HL only has one displayPorts quantity.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
2.8" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer 276HL has a display diagonal of 27", whereas the DELL U3014 is a 29.8" PC monitor (2.8" 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.

6.6cm smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 69cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the DELL U3014 is a 75.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (6.6cm bigger).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer 276HL has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the DELL U3014 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The Acer 276HL is a one displayPorts quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL U3014 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
5 Reasons Against
55% heavier Edit
The DELL U3014 is a 10.8kg weight PC monitor. That's 5.9kg heavier than the Acer 276HL (10.8kg).
£460 more expensive
The DELL U3014 is more expensive than the Acer 276HL by £459.81.
Not as many stockists
Only 6 shops sells the DELL U3014, however 18 sellers sell the Acer 276HL. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More expensive to run over five years by 143%
The running costs over five years of the DELL U3014 are £156.39 which is £92.09 more than the Acer 276HL. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The DELL U3014 has an average user rating of 87%, but the Acer 276HL has an average user rating of 93% (based on 3 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 4 Awards
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
itproportal.com: Best Buy
PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

36 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 £ 114.99
Total cost of ownership £ 179.29
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 153.83
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 156.39
Purchase price £ 574.80
Total cost of ownership £ 731.19
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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.
0.78T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 29.8"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 2560 x 1600
 1920 x 1080
 2560 x 1600
BEST
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)
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 400.8mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 641.3mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.3114 x 0.3114 0.25 x 0.25
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
69cm 75.6cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms 6ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 1
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

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

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 90mm
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 VESA mounting
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
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8A
Power Consumption (typical)
24.12W
BEST
60W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.48W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 120W
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

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 10668
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 13.7kg
Weight With Stand
7.5kg
BEST
10.8kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 572.7mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 201.4mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 689.7mm
Weight
4.9kg
BEST
10.8kg
Height
408mm 449.2mm
Depth
221mm 61mm
Width
640mm 689.7mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control

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
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