AOC Q2778 vs HP ENVY 34

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AOC Q2778
HP ENVY 34

Top Prices

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Standard delivery: £9.95
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In stock, only 8 left!
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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
13ms faster response time Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a response time of 1ms, but 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 £421
The AOC Q2778 costs £421.18 less than the HP ENVY 34.
7 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.
52% cheaper to run
Over five years the AOC Q2778 is £84.48 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 34. Read more
Better selling
The AOC Q2778 ranks No. 1067 by number of sales, however the HP ENVY 34 ranks No. 66721.
Two more awards
The AOC Q2778 has 5 awards from expert review sites, whereas the HP ENVY 34 has 3 awards.
8 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 7" bigger than the AOC Q2778 (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.

Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
HP ENVY 34 is 178° vertical viewing angle, but the AOC Q2778 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
HP ENVY 34 is 178° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° wider than the AOC Q2778 (178°).
Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
HP ENVY 34 is 86.36cm display diagonal. That's 17.86cm bigger than the AOC Q2778 (86.36cm).
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the HP ENVY 34 is two, but the AOC Q2778 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
0.07W lower power consumption (off) Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 0.43W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.07W lower than the AOC Q2778 (0.43W).
Moderately better expert reviews
Based on 9 expert reviews, the average review score of the HP ENVY 34 is 80%, but the average rating of the AOC Q2778 is 79% (based on 12 reviews).
Better user reviews
Based on 8 user reviews, the average review score of the HP ENVY 34 is 88%, but the average rating of the AOC Q2778 is 81% (based on 26 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
26% smaller display diagonal Edit
The AOC Q2778 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 7" 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.

12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°, however the HP ENVY 34 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
5% narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°. That's 8° narrower than the HP ENVY 34 (178°).
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The AOC Q2778 has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.5cm. That's 17.86cm smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (86.36cm).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The AOC Q2778 has one HDMI ports quantity, however the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Higher power consumption (off) Edit
AOC Q2778 is 0.5W power consumption when off. That's 0.07W higher than the HP ENVY 34 (0.43W).
Expert review Rating is a bit Worse
The AOC Q2778's average expert score is only 79%, however the HP ENVY 34's is 80% (based on 9 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The AOC Q2778's average user score is 81%, however the HP ENVY 34's is 88% (based on 8 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
13ms slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, whereas the AOC Q2778 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 £421
The HP ENVY 34 is £421.18 more expensive than the AOC Q2778.
Not as many stockists
The HP ENVY 34 is only stocked by 15 shops, however the AOC Q2778 is stocked by 22 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by one month
The HP ENVY 34 is one month older than the AOC Q2778.
£84.48 more expensive to run over five years
The HP ENVY 34 costs £161.42 to run which is £84.48 more to run than the AOC Q2778 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The HP ENVY 34 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 66721 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the AOC Q2778 ranks No. 1067.
Two less awards
The HP ENVY 34 has only received 3 awards, however the AOC Q2778 has received 5 awards.

Awards

5 Awards
HEXUS.net: Recommended
in4.pl: Best Buy
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
pcgameware.co.uk: Gold
pcmasters.de: Value for Money
3 Awards
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.com: Editor Approved
tomshw.it: Editor Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.38
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 76.94
Purchase price £ 208.81
Total cost of ownership £ 285.75
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 158.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.46
Total running cost £ 161.42
Purchase price £ 629.99
Total cost of ownership £ 791.41
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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
27" 34"
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 0.232 x 0.232
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.5cm 86.36cm
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Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
14ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-4 - 21 -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
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W 0.43W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
29.01W
BEST
62W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 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

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
555mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
215mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
729mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.7kg
BEST
9.8kg
Height (with Stand)
470.7mm
BEST
477.1mm
Depth (with Stand)
299.1mm 197.2mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
640.3mm
BEST
950.8mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 374.1mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 93.9mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 950.8mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
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