Acer S241HL vs Viewsonic VA2349

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Acer S241HL
Viewsonic VA2349

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Standard delivery: $18.99
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
A little bigger screen size Edit
The Acer S241HL has a screen size of 24"", whereas the Viewsonic VA2349 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.

Faster response time Edit
The Acer S241HL is a 2msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the Viewsonic VA2349 (5msms). 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.

0.5g lighter Edit
The Acer S241HL is a 3.5kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.5g lighter than the Viewsonic VA2349 (4kgg).
$10 cheaper
The Acer S241HL is $10 cheaper than the Viewsonic VA2349.
Cheaper to run by $0.56
The Acer S241HL is $0.56 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VA2349 over five years. Read more
4 Reasons For
Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Viewsonic VA2349 is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Acer S241HL (178°°).
Moderately wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Viewsonic VA2349 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°°, but the Acer S241HL is only a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
Available from 3 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
User reviews are better
Based on 5 reviews, the Viewsonic VA2349 has an average user review score of 84%, but the Acer S241HL has an average rating of 79% (based on 23 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer S241HL is a 160°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Viewsonic VA2349 (178°°).
A bit narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer S241HL has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°°, whereas the Viewsonic VA2349 is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Fewer sellers
Only 8 shops sells the Acer S241HL, but 11 shops sell the Viewsonic VA2349. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Five months older
The Acer S241HL is older than the Viewsonic VA2349 by five months.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Acer S241HL is only 79%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic VA2349 is 84% (based on 5 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
A bit smaller screen size Edit
The Viewsonic VA2349 has a screen size of 23"", but the Acer S241HL is a 24"" PC monitor (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.

Slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2349 is a 5msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Acer S241HL (5msms). 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.

Heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VA2349 is a 4kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.5g heavier than the Acer S241HL (4kgg).
$10 more expensive
The Viewsonic VA2349 is more expensive than the Acer S241HL by $10.
2% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Viewsonic VA2349 are $26.97 which is $0.56 more than the Acer S241HL. Show assumptions.

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

46 months Ago 40 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 24.27
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.14
Total running cost $ 26.41
Purchase price $ 119.99
Total cost of ownership $ 146.40
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 26.97
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 26.97
Purchase price $ 129.99
Total cost of ownership $ 156.96
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LCD
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms
BEST
5ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1

Multimedia

Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
19.8W
BEST
22W
Standby Power Consumption
0.46W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
34kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 110 - 220
 110 - 220
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80 10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
BEST
 MPR II
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
3.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
401mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
166mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
565mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
4kg
Height
401.3mm 213.5mm
Depth
165.1mm 395.1mm
Width
563.9mm 548.4mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 DVI
 AC

Other Features

Product Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
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