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Acer S271HL vs Benq RL2455

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.

Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
Acer S271HL is 178° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° wider than the Benq RL2455 (160°).
A bit wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Acer S271HL is 178° horizontal viewing angle, but the Benq RL2455 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
Available from 4 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£8.15 cheaper to run
The Acer S271HL is £8.15 cheaper to run than the Benq RL2455 over five years. Read more
More popular
The Acer S271HL is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1948 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the Benq RL2455 ranks No. 121459.
5 Reasons For
1ms faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a response time of 1ms, whereas the Acer S271HL is a 2ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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 port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq RL2455 is two, but the Acer S271HL only has one HDMI port.
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 £25
The Benq RL2455 costs £129.99, whereas the Acer S271HL is £154.58.
A little better user reviews
Based on 509 user reviews, the average review score of the Benq RL2455 is 93%, but the average rating of the Acer S271HL is 91% (based on 47 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Acer S271HL is a 2ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms 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 port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer S271HL is one, but the Benq RL2455 only has two HDMI ports.
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.

£25 more expensive
The Acer S271HL is more expensive than the Benq RL2455 by £24.59.
A little Lower user review Score
The Acer S271HL has an average user rating of 91%, but the Benq RL2455 has an average user rating of 93% (based on 509 reviews).
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.

Narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Benq RL2455 is only 160° vertical viewing angle, but the Acer S271HL is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Benq RL2455 is only 170° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° narrower than the Acer S271HL (170°).
Not as many stockists
The Benq RL2455 is only stocked by 8 retailers, however the Acer S271HL is stocked by 12 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 over one year
The Benq RL2455 is 17 months older than the Acer S271HL.
£8.15 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Benq RL2455 are £71.78 which is £8.15 more than the Acer S271HL. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Benq RL2455 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 121459 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the Acer S271HL ranks No. 1948.

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
eteknix.com: Gamer's Choice
hardwareheaven.com: Recommended
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 45 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 61.84
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.79
Total running cost £ 63.63
Purchase price £ 154.58
Total cost of ownership £ 218.21
Details
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 No data

Environmental Impact

0.32T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 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
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
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
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
178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178°
BEST
170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
69cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 WVA
 WVA
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
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 Port
1 2
BEST
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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
Loudspeaker
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
 Black
 Black

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 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 Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
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
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & 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

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 27W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
 96 - 264
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 110
 220
 100-240
 110-220
 240
 90
 90-264
 9
 24
 100
 110
 220
 100-240
 110-220
 240
 90
 90-264
 9

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
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 435mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 189mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 579mm
Weight
3.4kg
BEST
4.1kg
Height
470mm 435mm
Depth
24.3mm 189mm
Width
711mm 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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