Acer K272HL vs Asus VS228

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Acer K272HL
Asus VS228

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer K272HL is a 27" PC monitor. That's 5.5" bigger than the Asus VS228 (21.5"). 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.

HDCP Edit
The Acer K272HL has an HDCP, but the Asus VS228 does not have an HDCP.
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
Acer K272HL is 178° vertical viewing angle, but the Asus VS228 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Acer K272HL is 178° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° wider than the Asus VS228 (170°).
Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
Acer K272HL is 68.6cm display diagonal. That's 14cm bigger than the Asus VS228 (54.6cm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer K272HL is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Asus VS228 (250 cd/m²).
2x faster response time Edit
The Acer K272HL has a response time of 2ms, whereas the Asus VS228 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

Lower power consumption (off) Edit
The Acer K272HL is a 0.35W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.15W lower than the Asus VS228 (0.5W).
Moderately better user reviews
Based on 43 user reviews, the average review score of the Acer K272HL is 93%, but the average rating of the Asus VS228 is 91% (based on 45 reviews).
3 Reasons For
1.7kg lighter Edit
The Asus VS228 has a weight of 3.1kg, however the Acer K272HL is a 4.8kg weight PC monitor (1.7kg heavier).
54 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
28% cheaper to run
Over five years the Asus VS228 only costs £54.10 to run but the Acer K272HL costs £75.38 to run (39% more). Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
1.7kg heavier Edit
The Acer K272HL has a weight of 4.8kg, but the Asus VS228 is a 3.1kg weight PC monitor (1.7kg lighter).
Not as many stockists
The Acer K272HL is only stocked by 1 retailer, however the Asus VS228 is stocked by 55 stores. 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.
£21.28 more expensive to run over five years
The Acer K272HL costs £75.38 to run which is £21.28 more to run than the Asus VS228 over five years. Show assumptions.
10 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus VS228 is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 5.5" smaller than the Acer K272HL (21.5"). 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.

Does not have an HDCP Edit
The Asus VS228 does not have an HDCP, but the Acer K272HL has an HDCP.
12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Asus VS228 has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°, however the Acer K272HL is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Asus VS228 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°. That's 8° narrower than the Acer K272HL (170°).
26% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus VS228 has a display diagonal (metric) of 54.6cm. That's 14cm smaller than the Acer K272HL (54.6cm).
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus VS228 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer K272HL (250 cd/m²).
3ms slower response time Edit
The Asus VS228 has a response time of 5ms, but the Acer K272HL is a 2ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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 power consumption (off) Edit
Asus VS228 is 0.5W power consumption when off. That's 0.15W higher than the Acer K272HL (0.5W).
Older by over one year
The Asus VS228 is 14 months older than the Acer K272HL.
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The Asus VS228's average user score is 91%, however the Acer K272HL's is 93% (based on 43 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

31 months Ago 45 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 73.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.31
Total running cost £ 75.38
Electricity cost - switched on £ 54.10
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 54.10
Purchase price £ 65.50
Total cost of ownership £ 119.60
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.37T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.27T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
 HDCP
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Viewable Size, Vertical
336mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
597mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
55 - 75 55 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80 30 - 80
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.248 x 0.248
Display Colour Count
16.77M 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)
68.6cm
BEST
54.6cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms
BEST
5ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
82ppi Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
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 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)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows Vista Business
 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 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows Vista Business
 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 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
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

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 20
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 and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
0.35W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
28.5W 21.1W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
43kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.9kg 5.2kg
BEST
Package Height
141mm
BEST
443mm
Package Depth
480mm 130mm
BEST
Package Width
706mm 566mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
5kg 3.1kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
249mm
BEST
385.5mm
Depth (with Stand)
462mm 200mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
640mm 514.1mm
BEST
Weight
4.8kg 3.1kg
BEST
Height
62mm 315.13mm
Depth
381mm 45mm
Width
640mm 514.13mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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