Acer S271HL vs Benq RL2455

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Acer S271HL
Benq RL2455

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer S271HL has a display diagonal of 27", but the Benq RL2455 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.

Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
Acer S271HL is 68.6cm display diagonal, but the Benq RL2455 is only a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.64cm smaller).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer S271HL has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², but the Benq RL2455 is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
A lot lower power consumption (off) Edit
The Acer S271HL is a 0.35W power consumption when off PC monitor, whereas the Benq RL2455 is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.15W higher).
Lighter Edit
The Acer S271HL is a 3.4kg weight PC monitor. That's 700g lighter than the Benq RL2455 (4.1kg).
£5.63 cheaper to run
The Acer S271HL is £5.63 cheaper to run than the Benq RL2455 over five years. Read more
8 Reasons For
HDCP Edit
The Benq RL2455 has an HDCP, but the Acer S271HL does not have an HDCP.
Hugely wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
Benq RL2455 is 160° vertical viewing angle, but the Acer S271HL is only a 15° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (145° narrower).
2x wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Benq RL2455 is 170° horizontal viewing angle. That's 175° wider than the Acer S271HL (170°).
Faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a response time of 1ms, whereas the Acer S271HL is a 6ms 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Benq RL2455 is two, but the Acer S271HL only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a built-in speaker(s), but the Acer S271HL does not. 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.

Cheaper by £20
The Benq RL2455 costs £129.99, whereas the Acer S271HL is £149.99.
3 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Does not have an HDCP Edit
The Acer S271HL does not have an HDCP, whereas the Benq RL2455 has an HDCP.
145° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Acer S271HL is only 15° vertical viewing angle. That's 145° narrower than the Benq RL2455 (160°).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Acer S271HL is only -5° horizontal viewing angle, but the Benq RL2455 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (175° wider).
Slower response time Edit
The Acer S271HL is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms slower than the Benq RL2455 (1ms). 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Acer S271HL is one, but the Benq RL2455 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer S271HL does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Benq RL2455 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.

£20 more expensive
The Acer S271HL is more expensive than the Benq RL2455 by £20.
Not as many stockists
Only 9 stores sells the Acer S271HL, however 12 shops sell the Benq RL2455. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the Acer S271HL (24"). 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.

Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
Benq RL2455 is only 60.96cm display diagonal. That's 7.64cm smaller than the Acer S271HL (60.96cm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer S271HL (250 cd/m²).
Higher power consumption (off) Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.15W higher than the Acer S271HL (0.5W).
Heavier Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a weight of 4.1kg, but the Acer S271HL is a 3.4kg weight PC monitor (700g lighter).
Older by over one year
The Benq RL2455 is 15 months older than the Acer S271HL.
£5.63 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Benq RL2455 are £71.78 which is £5.63 more than the Acer S271HL. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

27 months Ago 42 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 66.15
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 66.15
Purchase price £ 149.99
Total cost of ownership £ 216.14
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 69.22
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 71.78
Purchase price £ 129.99
Total cost of ownership £ 201.77
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
Digital Vertical Frequency
55 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.276 x 0.276
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
15° 160°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
-5° 170°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 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 Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
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
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
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
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
BEST
 C
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
0.35W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
25.8W
BEST
27W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.48W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
75kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
 96 - 264
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 90-264
 9
 90
 110
 220
 110-220
 90-264
 9
 90

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 65 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 TCO
 MPR II
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.7kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 420mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 134mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 650mm
Weight With Stand
3.9kg
BEST
4.1kg
Height (with Stand)
432mm
BEST
435mm
Depth (with Stand)
174mm
BEST
189mm
Width (with Stand)
623mm 579mm
BEST
Weight
3.4kg
BEST
4.1kg
Height
373mm 435mm
Depth
41mm 189mm
Width
623mm 579mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 DVI
BEST
 VGA
 HDMI
 DVI

Other Features

HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Products Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Package Weight
7.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
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