Acer XB240H vs HP ENVY 34
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Acer XB240HvsHP ENVY 34

Acer XB240H

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Acer XB240H

£259.99
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and very economical to run 24" flatpanel monitor, with great features
94
Reviews
23 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£45 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 Yes Oct 2014 C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100000000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Oct 2014
Energy Efficiency C
HP ENVY 34

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and huge display diagonal 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution PC monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 2 further awards from other expert sites
90
Reviews
57 Reviews + 4 Awards
88
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
34" 3440 X 1440 Pixels 10000000:1 No Jan 2015 C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 34"
Display Resolution 3440 X 1440 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 10000000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2015
Energy Efficiency C
Acer XB240H

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Acer XB240H

£259.99
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and very economical to run 24" flatpanel monitor, with great features
94
Reviews
23 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£45 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 Yes Oct 2014 C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100000000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Oct 2014
Energy Efficiency C
HP ENVY 34

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and huge display diagonal 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution PC monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 2 further awards from other expert sites
90
Reviews
57 Reviews + 4 Awards
88
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
34" 3440 X 1440 Pixels 10000000:1 No Jan 2015 C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 34"
Display Resolution 3440 X 1440 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 10000000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2015
Energy Efficiency C

Top Prices

Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
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£259.99
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Reasons For

Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
4 Reasons For
3D
The Acer XB240H is a 3D PC monitor, however the HP ENVY 34 is not 3D.

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

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Significantly Faster Response Time
The Acer XB240H is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 13ms faster than the HP ENVY 34 (14ms).

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.

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£37 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Acer XB240H is £37 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 34 over five years.
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Better Brand
Acer PC monitors have an average rating of 85%, however HP has an average rating of 81.3%.
5 Reasons For
A Lot Bigger Display Diagonal
The HP ENVY 34 has a display diagonal of 34", however the Acer XB240H is only a 24" PC monitor (10" smaller).

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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11% Wider Vertical Viewing Angle
The HP ENVY 34 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Acer XB240H (160°).

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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A Little Wider Horizontal Viewing Angle
The HP ENVY 34 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, however the Acer XB240H is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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Built-In USB Hub
The HP ENVY 34 has a built-in USB hub, whereas the Acer XB240H does not have a built-in USB hub.

This indicates whether the monitor has a bank of USBs built into it or not.

A usb hub provides a helpful area to plug in memory cards, charging cables and other peripherals without having to ferret under your desk to plug them into the back of the computer.

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Two HDMI Ports
The HP ENVY 34 has two HDMI ports, however the Acer XB240H only has one HDMI port.

This indicates the number of HDMI ports the monitor has.

More HDMI ports means that you can plug in more devices (computer, games console, DVD player, etc) to the screen at once.

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Reasons Against

Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
No awards found
6 Awards
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice PC Mag: Editor's Choice pcforalla.idg.se: Good Choice techzine.nl: Silver tomshardware.com: Editor Approved tomshw.it: Editor Approved

Average Expert Rating

Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
10 reviews
4 stars
9 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
14 reviews
4 stars
9 reviews
3 stars
5 reviews
2 stars
5 reviews
1 star
5 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Acer has a better average brand rating than HP. The average brand rating for Acer is 84.98% based on 9,221 reviews, where as the average brand rating for HP is 81.25% based on 2,563 reviews.
Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Acer

85

85

Based on 9,221 reviews
HP

81

81

Based on 2,563 reviews

Date Released

Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
40 months old 37 months old Best

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.

3D

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Best
Yes
No

Response Time

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.

Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Built-in USB Hub

This indicates whether the monitor has a bank of USBs built into it or not.

A usb hub provides a helpful area to plug in memory cards, charging cables and other peripherals without having to ferret under your desk to plug them into the back of the computer.

Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Best
No
Yes

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34

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 XB240H
Acer
XB240H
6 trees 0.22 tonnes CO2 (Best)
HP ENVY 34
HP
ENVY 34
10 trees 0.41 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Display Diagonal 24" 34"
BEST
Display Resolution
3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
100000000:1
 100000000:1
100000000:1
 100000000:1
Response Time 1ms 14ms
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle 160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle 170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
3000:1
 3000:1
3000:1
 3000:1
Display
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
Supported Video Modes
1080p 1440p
 1080p
 1440p
1080p 1440p
 1080p
 1440p
HD Type
4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Digital Vertical Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 333.7mm
Horizontal Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 749.9mm
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (metric) 61cm 86.36cm
BEST
Display Brightness 350 Cd/m² 350 Cd/m²
Color Gamut 72% 99%
BEST
Pixel Density 92ppi
BEST
110ppi
Maximum Refresh Rate 144Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
HDMI Port 1 2
BEST
DisplayPort 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port 1
BEST
USB Type-A Downstream Port Unknown - Click to provide data 3
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Speaker 2 2
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 4W
BEST
12W
Loudspeaker 2 2
 
 
 
Performance Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ergonomics Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Pivot Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment 150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
 
 
 
Power Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Energy Efficiency Class
C
 C
C
 C
Typical Power Consumption 23W
BEST
62W
Standby Power Consumption 0.45W
BEST
0.48W
Input Current Unknown - Click to provide data 10A
Power Consumption (off) 0.35W
BEST
0.43W
Annual Energy Consumption 49kWh
BEST
91kWh
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 150W
 
 
 
Packaging Data Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Package Weight 8.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 526mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth 185mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 625mm Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
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 XB240H HP ENVY 34
Weight With Stand 6.5kg
BEST
9.8kg
Height (with Stand) 535.5mm 477.1mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 245mm 197.2mm
BEST
Width (with Stand) 566mm
BEST
950.8mm
Weight 3.9kg
BEST
8kg
Height 335.9mm 374.1mm
Depth 60.7mm 93.9mm
Width 567mm 950.8mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Acer XB240H HP ENVY 34
Cables Included
VGA DVI
DisplayPort HDMI
MHL
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 MHL
VGA DVI
DisplayPort HDMI
MHL
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 MHL
Bundled Software
HP My Display
 HP My Display
HP My Display
 HP My Display

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