Acer K242HL vs Viewsonic VG2437

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Acer K242HL
Viewsonic VG2437

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3% bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The Acer K242HL is a 299mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 6.9mm bigger than the Viewsonic VG2437 (292.1mm).
A little bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
Acer K242HL is 531mm viewable width, but the Viewsonic VG2437 is only a 520.7mm viewable width PC monitor (10.3mm smaller).
0.039999999999999cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Acer K242HL is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2437 is only a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.039999999999999cm smaller).
Faster response time Edit
The Acer K242HL is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1.9ms faster than the Viewsonic VG2437 (6.9ms). 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.

600g lighter Edit
The Acer K242HL is a 3.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 600g lighter than the Viewsonic VG2437 (3.7kg).
Cheaper to run by £9.48
The Acer K242HL is £9.48 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VG2437 over five years. Read more
4 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
Viewsonic VG2437 is 178° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° wider than the Acer K242HL (178°).
Marginally wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Viewsonic VG2437 is 178° horizontal viewing angle, but the Acer K242HL is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VG2437 has a built-in speaker(s), but the Acer K242HL 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.

Built-in camera Edit
The Viewsonic VG2437 has a built-in camera, however the Acer K242HL does not have a built-in camera. Read more

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Acer K242HL is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Viewsonic VG2437 (178°).
Marginally narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Acer K242HL is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2437 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer K242HL does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Viewsonic VG2437 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.

Does not have a built-in camera Edit
The Acer K242HL does not have a built-in camera, whereas the Viewsonic VG2437 has a built-in camera. Read more

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

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6 Reasons Against
3% smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
Viewsonic VG2437 is only 292.1mm viewable height. That's 6.9mm smaller than the Acer K242HL (292.1mm).
A little smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VG2437 has a viewable size, horizontal of 520.7mm, however the Acer K242HL is a 531mm viewable width PC monitor (10.3mm bigger).
0.039999999999999cm smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
Viewsonic VG2437 is only 60.96cm display diagonal, but the Acer K242HL is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.039999999999999cm bigger).
Slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VG2437 is a 6.9ms response time PC monitor. That's 1.9ms slower than the Acer K242HL (6.9ms). 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.

Heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VG2437 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 600g heavier than the Acer K242HL (3.7kg).
18% higher running costs over five years
The Viewsonic VG2437 costs £62.81 to run which is £9.48 more to run than the Acer K242HL over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

25 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 51.28
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.05
Total running cost £ 53.33
Electricity cost - switched on £ 62.81
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 62.81
Purchase price £ 174.08
Total cost of ownership £ 236.89
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

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
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
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
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Viewable Size, Vertical
299mm
BEST
292.1mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
531mm
BEST
520.7mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
55 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6.9ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
BEST
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

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
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)

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
20W
BEST
24.5W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
44kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 38.5W
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 Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.1kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 527mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 192mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 631mm
Weight With Stand
3.6kg
BEST
5.2kg
Height (with Stand)
421.9mm
BEST
450.9mm
Depth (with Stand)
207mm
BEST
239.6mm
Width (with Stand)
567mm 556.8mm
BEST
Weight
3.1kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
335.9mm 340.3mm
Depth
52mm 60.5mm
Width
567mm 556.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DVI
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DVI
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM
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