Acer G246HLF vs Viewsonic VX2457MHD

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Acer G246HLF
Viewsonic VX2457MHD

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Acer G246HLF has a viewing angle, vertical of 170°. That's 10° wider than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD (160°).
6° wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Acer G246HLF has a viewing angle, horizontal of 176°, however the Viewsonic VX2457MHD is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (6° narrower).
Faster response time Edit
The Acer G246HLF is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD (2ms). 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.

14% cheaper to run
The Acer G246HLF only costs £53.07 to run over five years but the Viewsonic VX2457MHD costs £61.53 to run (16% more). Read more
6 Reasons For
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Acer G246HLF (300 cd/m²).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Acer G246HLF 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.

A bit lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD has a weight of 3.6kg, whereas the Acer G246HLF is a 3.8kg weight PC monitor (220g heavier).
Cheaper by £29
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD is £29.49 cheaper than the Acer G246HLF.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Better selling
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD ranks No. 2028 by number of sales, whereas the Acer G246HLF ranks No. 35300.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer G246HLF has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², however the Viewsonic VX2457MHD is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer G246HLF does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Viewsonic VX2457MHD has 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.

6% heavier Edit
The Acer G246HLF is a 3.8kg weight PC monitor. That's 220g heavier than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD (3.6kg).
£29 more expensive
The Acer G246HLF is more expensive than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD by £29.49.
Less retailers
Only 14 stores sells the Acer G246HLF, whereas 16 stores sell the Viewsonic VX2457MHD. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Three months older
The Acer G246HLF is older than the Viewsonic VX2457MHD by three months.
Worse selling
The Acer G246HLF ranks No. 35300 by sales volume, however the Viewsonic VX2457MHD ranks No. 2028.
4 Reasons Against
10° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Acer G246HLF is a 170° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (10° wider).
4% narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 6° narrower than the Acer G246HLF (170°).
A lot slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD has a response time of 2ms, however the Acer G246HLF is a 1ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Higher running costs over five years by £8.46
Over five years the Viewsonic VX2457MHD costs £61.53 to run which is £8.46 more to run than the Acer G246HLF. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

18 months Ago 14 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 50.76
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.31
Total running cost £ 53.07
Purchase price £ 94.99
Total cost of ownership £ 148.06
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 61.53
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 61.53
Purchase price £ 65.50
Total cost of ownership £ 127.03
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.26T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 60 47 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 84
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
170°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
176°
BEST
170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
2ms
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

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Linux Operating Systems Supported
 Linux operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

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
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 5 - 23
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.46W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
19.8W
BEST
24W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
34kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 26W
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 Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 RoHS
 MPR II
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.6kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 495mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 125mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 619mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 422.4mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 229.7mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 558.7mm
Weight
3.8kg 3.6kg
BEST
Height
154mm 352.6mm
Depth
417mm 45.5mm
Width
617mm 558.7mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18W

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
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