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Acer G246H vs HP ENVY 27

Acer G246H vs HP ENVY 27

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Acer G246H
HP ENVY 27

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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (20 available)
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Checked 17 hours ago
Standard delivery: £33.27
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Out of stock
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Checked 9 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 6 left!
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FREE Standard delivery
In stock (47 available)
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In stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3x faster response time Edit
The Acer G246H has a response time of 2ms, but the HP ENVY 27 is a 7ms response time PC monitor (5ms 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 £633
The Acer G246H costs £633.13 less than the HP ENVY 27.
2 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.
Moderately better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Acer G246H is 80% based on 1 review, however the average rating of the HP ENVY 27 is 78% (based on 20 reviews).
Vastly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer G246H is 90% based on 342 reviews, however the average rating of the HP ENVY 27 is 68% (based on 5 reviews).
3 Reasons For
12% bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a display diagonal of 27", however the Acer G246H is only a 24" PC monitor (3" 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.

11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°. That's 18° wider than the Acer G246H (178°).
11% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 178°, however the Acer G246H is only a 160° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
13% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer G246H is a 24" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the HP ENVY 27 (27"). 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 Acer G246H has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°, however the HP ENVY 27 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
12% narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Acer G246H has a viewing angle, horizontal of 160°. That's 18° narrower than the HP ENVY 27 (178°).
6 Reasons Against
72% slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 7ms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms slower than the Acer G246H (7ms). 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.

£633 more expensive
The HP ENVY 27 is more expensive than the Acer G246H by £633.13.
Less retailers
Only 4 retailers sells the HP ENVY 27, whereas 6 shops sell the Acer G246H. 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.
Nine months older
The HP ENVY 27 is older than the Acer G246H by nine months.
Marginally Lower expert review Score
The HP ENVY 27's average expert rating is only 78%, however the Acer G246H's is 80% (based on 1 review).
Vastly Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 27's average user rating is only 68%, however the Acer G246H's is 90% (based on 342 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
pcarena.pl: Recommended
zeden.net: Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

40 months Ago 49 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 92.29
Purchase price £ 743.11
Total cost of ownership £ 835.40
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.46T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 94
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3114 x 0.3114
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
160° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.58cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms
BEST
7ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital audio optical out
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 6W
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.53W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 65W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
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

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 40 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
10 - 80 15 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
BEST
 MPR II
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.9kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 454mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 622mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Connection to PC
 Connection to PC
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Products Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Placement Supported
 Horizontal
 Horizontal
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