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Acer K272HL vs Asus VS228

Acer K272HL vs Asus VS228

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Acer K272HL
Asus VS228

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Reasons For

5 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.

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°).
4x faster response time Edit
The Acer K272HL has a response time of 1ms, whereas the Asus VS228 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

Better user reviews
Based on 44 user reviews, the average review score of the Acer K272HL is 93%, but the average rating of the Asus VS228 is 88% (based on 273 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus VS228 has a built-in speaker(s), however the Acer K272HL 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 £58
The Asus VS228 costs £58.08 less than the Acer K272HL.
36 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.
25% cheaper to run
Over five years the Asus VS228 only costs £56.66 to run but the Acer K272HL costs £75.38 to run (33% more). Read more
Better selling
The Asus VS228 ranks No. 739 by number of sales, however the Acer K272HL ranks No. 3720.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer K272HL does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Asus VS228 has 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.

More expensive by £58
The Acer K272HL is £58.08 more expensive than the Asus VS228.
Not as many stockists
The Acer K272HL is only stocked by 23 retailers, however the Asus VS228 is stocked by 59 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.
£18.72 more expensive to run over five years
The Acer K272HL costs £75.38 to run which is £18.72 more to run than the Asus VS228 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Acer K272HL is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 3720 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the Asus VS228 ranks No. 739.
6 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.

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°).
4ms slower response time Edit
The Asus VS228 has a response time of 5ms, but the Acer K272HL is a 1ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

Older by eleven months
The Asus VS228 is eleven months older than the Acer K272HL.
User review Rating is Worse
The Asus VS228's average user score is 88%, however the Acer K272HL's is 93% (based on 44 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

20 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 73.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.31
Total running cost £ 75.38
Purchase price £ 137.48
Total cost of ownership £ 212.86
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 54.10
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 56.66
Purchase price £ 79.40
Total cost of ownership £ 136.06
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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.
0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 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
 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
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 55 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 80
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.248 x 0.248
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178°
BEST
170°
Display Diagonal (metric)
69cm
BEST
54.6cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
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 Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
HDMI Port
1 1
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 2W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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)
 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)
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 110
 220
 100-240
 110-220
 240
 24
 100
 110
 220
 100-240
 110-220
 240

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 RoHS
 MPR II
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.2kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 443mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 556mm
Weight With Stand
5kg 3.1kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
249mm
BEST
385.5mm
Depth (with Stand)
235mm 200mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
640mm 514.1mm
BEST
Weight
4.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
62mm 386.3mm
Depth
381mm 200mm
Width
640mm 514.1mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Stand Included
 Stand included
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Microphone Connectivity
 3.5 mm
 3.5 mm
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