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Acer 226HQ vs NEC MultiSync EA274

Acer 226HQ vs NEC MultiSync EA274

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Acer 226HQ
NEC MultiSync EA274

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £401
The Acer 226HQ is £401.01 cheaper than the NEC MultiSync EA274.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £60.05
Over five years the Acer 226HQ only costs £86.09 to run however the NEC MultiSync EA274 costs £146.14 to run (70% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
5.5" bigger display diagonal Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA274 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 5.5" bigger than the Acer 226HQ (27"). 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.

113° wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA274 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Acer 226HQ is only a 65° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (113° narrower).
50% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA274 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 88° wider than the Acer 226HQ (178°).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA274 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Acer 226HQ does not have 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.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer 226HQ is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 5.5" smaller than the NEC MultiSync EA274 (27"). 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.

113° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Acer 226HQ is a 65° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync EA274 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (113° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Acer 226HQ is a 90° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 88° narrower than the NEC MultiSync EA274 (178°).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer 226HQ does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the NEC MultiSync EA274 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.

3 Reasons Against
More expensive by £401
The NEC MultiSync EA274 is £401.01 more expensive than the Acer 226HQ.
Fewer sellers
The NEC MultiSync EA274 is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the Acer 226HQ is stocked by 2 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Higher running costs over five years by £60.05
The running costs over five years of the NEC MultiSync EA274 are £146.14 which is £60.05 more than the Acer 226HQ. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

42 months Ago 42 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 83.58
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.51
Total running cost £ 86.09
Purchase price £ 126.99
Total cost of ownership £ 213.08
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 146.14
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 146.14
Purchase price £ 528.00
Total cost of ownership £ 674.14
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.43T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.73T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.73 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
21.5" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 25000:1
 25000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1440
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1440
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 0.233 x 0.233
Viewing Angle, Vertical
65° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
90° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 5000:1
BEST
 5000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.47cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
200 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 6ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 3.1
 2.0/3.0
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.0
 3.1
 2.0/3.0
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.0
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

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

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
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
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 170 - 170
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & 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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Management
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power management
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.8W
Power Consumption (off)
0.32W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
32.6W
BEST
57W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.49W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 68kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 57W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 110
 220
 110-220

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.7kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 547.9mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 230mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 639.2mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.8kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 377.8mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 66.5mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 639.3mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
BEST
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Feedback