NEC MultiSync P242W vs NEC MultiSync PA242

NEC MultiSync P242W
NEC MultiSync PA242

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
More display colour count Edit
NEC MultiSync P242W is 16.77MM display colours. That's 15.77M more than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (1,070MM).
Slightly brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² cd/m², whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 is only a 340 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (10 cd/m² dimmer).
One more DVI-D port Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a two DVI-D port PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 only has one DVI-D port.
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the NEC MultiSync P242W is two, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
1.8W lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a 0.2WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor. That's 1.8W lower than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (2WW).
22kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has an annual energy consumption of 32kWhkWh, however the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 54kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (22kWh higher).
26W lower maximum power consumption Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has a maximum power consumption of 30WW, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 56WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (26W higher).
Lighter Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a 6.8kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.6g lighter than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (7.4kgg).
A little shorter Edit
NEC MultiSync P242W is 362.4mmmm tall, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 363.2mmmm tall PC monitor (0.80000000000001mm taller).
65% lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a 17WW power consumption in economy mode PC monitor. That's 11W lower than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (28WW).
7 Reasons For
1% bigger screen size Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 24.1"" PC monitor. That's 0.1" bigger than the NEC MultiSync P242W (24.1""). 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.

Five USB 2.0 ports Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has five USB 2.0 ports, however the NEC MultiSync P242W only has two USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Three more USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W only has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
A lot higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a maximum height adjustment of 150mmmm, but the NEC MultiSync P242W is only a 110mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (40mm lower).
A little shallower Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a depth of 83.8mmmm, however the NEC MultiSync P242W is an 85mmmm deep PC monitor (1.2mm deeper).
Narrower Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 556.3mmmm wide PC monitor. That's 0.5mm narrower than the NEC MultiSync P242W (556.3mmmm).
2 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.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
A bit smaller screen size Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has a screen size of 24"", whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 24.1"" PC monitor (0.1" bigger). 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.

Three less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a two USB 2.0 port PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 only has five USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Only two USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the NEC MultiSync P242W is two, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a 110mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 40mm lower than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (150mmmm).
Deeper Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is an 85mmmm deep PC monitor. That's 1.2mm deeper than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (83.8mmmm).
0.5mm wider Edit
NEC MultiSync P242W is 556.8mmmm wide, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 556.3mmmm wide PC monitor (0.5mm narrower).
Fewer sellers
Only 1 retailer sell the NEC MultiSync P242W, but 3 stores sell the NEC MultiSync PA242. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Three months older
The NEC MultiSync P242W is older than the NEC MultiSync PA242 by three months.
10 Reasons Against
Less display colour count Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 1,070MM display colours PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W is a 16.77MM display colours PC monitor (15.77M more).
3% dimmer display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 340 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 10 cd/m² dimmer than the NEC MultiSync P242W (340 cd/m² cd/m²).
Only one DVI-D port Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has one DVI-D port, however the NEC MultiSync P242W only has two DVI-D ports.
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Significantly higher power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 2WW, whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W is a 0.2WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (1.8W lower).
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 54kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 22kWh higher than the NEC MultiSync P242W (54kWhkWh).
Higher maximum power consumption Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 56WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 26W higher than the NEC MultiSync P242W (56WW).
A bit heavier Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a weight of 7.4kgg, however the NEC MultiSync P242W is a 6.8kgg weight PC monitor (0.6g lighter).
1% taller Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 363.2mmmm tall PC monitor. That's 0.80000000000001mm taller than the NEC MultiSync P242W (363.2mmmm).
11W higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a power consumption in economy mode of 28WW, whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W is a 17WW power consumption in economy mode PC monitor (11W lower).

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Date Released

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Display

Screen Size
24" 24.1"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 85 50 - 85
Digital Horizontal Frequency
31.5 - 91.1 31.5 - 91.1
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 85 50 - 85
Horizontal Scan Range
31.5 - 93.8 31.5 - 93.8
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27
Display Colour Count
16.77M
BEST
1,070M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
61.1cm 61.1cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
340 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 8ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 5
BEST
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
2 5
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
110mm 150mm
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 30 -5 - 30
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -45 - 45

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.2W
BEST
2W
Typical Power Consumption
29.5W
BEST
56W
Standby Power Consumption
0.2W
BEST
1W
Annual Energy Consumption
32kWh
BEST
54kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
30W
BEST
56W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 5000 0 - 2000
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
10 - 85 10 - 85
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO

Weight & Dimensions

Bezel Width At Bottom
18.2mm 18.2mm
Bezel Width At Top
18.2mm 18.2mm
Bezel Width On Side
18.2mm 18.2mm
Weight With Stand
10.2kg
BEST
10.6kg
Height With Stand
378mm 378mm
Depth With Stand
227.6mm 227.6mm
Width With Stand
556.8mm 556.8mm
Weight
6.8kg
BEST
7.4kg
Height
362.4mm
BEST
363.2mm
Depth
85mm 83.8mm
BEST
Width
556.8mm 556.3mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
17W
BEST
28W

Technical Details

Light Sensor
1 1
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