Acer DV420 vs Philips BDM3270
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Acer DV420vsPhilips BDM3270

Acer DV420

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Acer DV420

£901.38
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution PC display, with OK running costs and a gigantic 42" display diagonal
83
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good
42" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 12ms May 2015 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 42"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
3D No
Response Time 12ms
Release Date May 2015
Energy Efficiency B
Philips BDM3270

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score

Philips BDM3270

£384.24
Our Verdict:
An award winning and gigantic display diagonal 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 2 further awards from other expert sites
97
Reviews
4 Reviews + 3 Awards
63
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£75 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good
32" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 50000000:1 No Feb 2015 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 32"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1440 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 50000000:1
3D No
Release Date Feb 2015
Energy Efficiency B
Acer DV420

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Acer DV420

£901.38
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution PC display, with OK running costs and a gigantic 42" display diagonal
83
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good
42" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 12ms May 2015 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 42"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
3D No
Response Time 12ms
Release Date May 2015
Energy Efficiency B
Philips BDM3270

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score

Philips BDM3270

£384.24
Our Verdict:
An award winning and gigantic display diagonal 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 2 further awards from other expert sites
97
Reviews
4 Reviews + 3 Awards
63
Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£75 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good
32" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 50000000:1 No Feb 2015 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 32"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1440 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 50000000:1
3D No
Release Date Feb 2015
Energy Efficiency B

Top Prices

Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
MirageTek
£901.38
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1 Price from 1 Store | £901.38
Ebuyer Business
BDM3270QP/00 32w 16:9 2560x1440 VGA 1, HDMI 1, Displayport 1, black
£384.24
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Ebuyer
BDM3270QP/00 32w 16:9 2560x1440 VGA 1, HDMI 1, Displayport 1, black
£410.99
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PC World Business
Philips Brilliance BDM3270QP - LED monitor - 32"
£414.98
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Primo IT
£441.32
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Communications Solutions
£446.66
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BT Shop
Philips BDM3270QP/00 32 2560x1440 VGA DVI HDMI Monitor
£447.16
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BT Business Direct
Philips BDM3270QP/00 32 2560x1440 VGA DVI HDMI Monitor
£447.16
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Work It
£449.03
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zippytom
Philips BDM3270QP/00 32" LCD Monitor 2560 x 1440 180mm Height Adjustable HDMI US (Brand new, unopened) - on
£504.77
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Reasons For

Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
2 Reasons For
10" Bigger Display Diagonal
The Acer DV420 is a 42" PC monitor. That's 10" bigger than the Philips BDM3270 (32").

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.

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Better Brand
Acer PC monitors have an average rating of 85%, but Philips has an average rating of 81.6%.
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £517
The Philips BDM3270 costs £517.14 less than the Acer DV420.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
34% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Philips BDM3270 is £39 cheaper to run than the Acer DV420.
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
No awards found
3 Awards
techzine.nl: Silver tomshardware.co.uk: Editor's Choice whatnext.pl: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Acer has a better average brand rating than Philips. The average brand rating for Acer is 84.98% based on 9,221 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Philips is 81.57% based on 1,520 reviews.
Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Acer

85

85

Based on 9,221 reviews
Philips

82

82

Based on 1,520 reviews

Date Released

Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
34 months old Best 37 months old

Key Features

Display Diagonal

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.

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Acer DV420
Acer
DV420
14 trees 0.56 tonnes CO2
Philips BDM3270
Philips
BDM3270
9 trees 0.37 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Display Diagonal 42"
BEST
32"
Display Resolution
2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
50000000:1
 50000000:1
50000000:1
 50000000:1
Response Time 12ms 12ms
Vertical Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
3000:1
 3000:1
3000:1
 3000:1
Display
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
Supported Graphics Resolutions
2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
HD Type
Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Digital Vertical Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewable Size 523mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Viewable Size 930mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count 1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal (metric) 106.7cm 81.3cm
BEST
Display Brightness 450 Cd/m²
BEST
300 Cd/m²
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
HDMI Port 1 1
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RS-232 Port 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-I Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1
DVI Port 1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port Unknown - Click to provide data 2
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Speaker 2 2
RMS Rated Power 10W 6W
BEST
Loudspeaker 2 2
 
 
 
Design Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Recyclable Material Unknown - Click to provide data 65%
 
 
 
Performance Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 50,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Networking Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ergonomics Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Height Adjustment Unknown - Click to provide data 180mm
Tilt Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Energy Efficiency Class
B
 B
B
 B
Typical Power Consumption 86W 56W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (off) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption 126kWh
BEST
82kWh
 
 
 
Packaging Data Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 14.98g
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Weight With Stand Unknown - Click to provide data 10.8kg
Height (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 657mm
Depth (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 270mm
Width (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 742mm
Weight 20.6kg
BEST
7.8kg
Height 559mm 438mm
Depth 69mm 61mm
Width 966mm 742mm
 
 
 
Other Features Acer DV420 Philips BDM3270
Power Consumption (economy Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 31W
Power Consumption (active) Unknown - Click to provide data 54.6W
Effective Viewing Area
708.48 x 398.52
 708.48 x 398.52
708.48 x 398.52
 708.48 x 398.52
Package Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data

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