Acer G246H vs HP Compaq L2311

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Acer G246H
HP Compaq L2311

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
1" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer G246H has a display diagonal of 24", however the HP Compaq L2311 is only a 23" PC monitor (1" 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.

HDCP Edit
The Acer G246H has an HDCP, however the HP Compaq L2311 does not have an HDCP.
3ms faster response time Edit
The Acer G246H is a 2ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the HP Compaq L2311 (5ms). 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.

Available from 25 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are vastly better
The Acer G246H has an average user review score of 88% based on 142 reviews, however the HP Compaq L2311 has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons For
6% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The HP Compaq L2311 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°. That's 10° wider than the Acer G246H (170°).
Built-in camera Edit
The HP Compaq L2311 has a built-in camera, whereas the Acer G246H 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

3 Reasons Against
10° narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Acer G246H has a viewing angle, horizontal of 160°, however the HP Compaq L2311 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (10° wider).
Does not have a built-in camera Edit
The Acer G246H does not have a built-in camera, however the HP Compaq L2311 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.

Over one year older
The Acer G246H is older than the HP Compaq L2311 by 21 months.
5 Reasons Against
5% smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP Compaq L2311 is a 23" PC monitor. That's 1" smaller than the Acer G246H (23"). 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 HP Compaq L2311 does not have an HDCP, but the Acer G246H has an HDCP.
Hugely slower response time Edit
The HP Compaq L2311 has a response time of 5ms, but the Acer G246H 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.

Less retailers
The HP Compaq L2311 is only stocked by 1 store, whereas the Acer G246H is stocked by 26 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
User review Rating is vastly Worse
The HP Compaq L2311's average user score is only 60%, however the Acer G246H's is 88% (based on 142 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
cadalyst.com: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

56 months Ago 35 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 97.43
Electricity cost - standby £ 5.13
Total running cost £ 102.56

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.51T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24"
BEST
23"
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)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
 HDCP
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 286.8mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 533.2mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 94
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.265 x 0.265
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
160° 170°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 58.42cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms
BEST
5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
BEST
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Linux Operating Systems Supported
 Linux operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 30
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 38W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.53W
BEST
1W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 40 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
10 - 80 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
BEST
 MPR II
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 467mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 249.4mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 551.5mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.6kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 334.2mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 49.5mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 555.1mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Connection to PC
 Connection to PC
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Products Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Placement Supported
 Horizontal
 Horizontal
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