Acer K242HLA vs DELL U2412M

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Acer K242HLA

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.039999999999999cm bigger than the DELL U2412M (60.96cmcm).
7x faster response time Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a response time of 1ms, however the DELL U2412M is an 8msms response time PC monitor (7ms slower). 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.

8% shorter Edit
Acer K242HLA is 335.9mm tall. That's 25.7mm shorter than the DELL U2412M (361.6mmmm).
12.9mm shallower Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 52mm deep PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2412M is a 64.9mmmm deep PC monitor (12.9mm deeper).
3 Reasons For
Brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U2412M has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m², but the Acer K242HLA is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Slightly narrower Edit
The DELL U2412M has a width of 556mmmm, however the Acer K242HLA is a 567mm wide PC monitor (11mm wider).
User reviews are a lot better
The DELL U2412M has an average user review score of 93%, but the Acer K242HLA has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL U2412M (300 cd/m² cd/m²).
Wider Edit
Acer K242HLA is 567mm wide. That's 11mm wider than the DELL U2412M (556mmmm).
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User review Rating is considerably Worse
The average user rating of the Acer K242HLA is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2412M is 93% (based on 480 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Marginally smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2412M has a display diagonal of 60.96cmcm, but the Acer K242HLA is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.039999999999999cm bigger).
88% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2412M is an 8msms response time PC monitor. That's 7ms slower than the Acer K242HLA (8msms). 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.

25.7mm taller Edit
The DELL U2412M has a height of 361.6mmmm, however the Acer K242HLA is a 335.9mm tall PC monitor (25.7mm shorter).
Deeper Edit
DELL U2412M is 64.9mmmm deep. That's 12.9mm deeper than the Acer K242HLA (64.9mmmm).
Over two years older
The DELL U2412M is older than the Acer K242HLA by three years.

Awards

No awards found 10 Awards
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
computertotaal.nl: Editor's Choice
extrahardware.cz: Smart Buy
flatpanels.dk: Top Recommendation
flatpanelshd.com: Highly Recommended
hardware.info: Gold Award
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good Value
tomshardware.co.uk: Approved
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

16 months Ago 51 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 28.15
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.09
Total running cost $ 30.24
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
24"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 609.6mm
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 324mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 518.4mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.270 x 0.270
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
61cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 82%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
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
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -90 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 115mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -4 - 21
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
23W
BEST
38W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
34kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 72W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3048
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 10668
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 TCO
 MPR II
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.5kg
Weight With Stand
3.6kg
BEST
6.2kg
Height With Stand
421.2mm
BEST
513.5mm
Depth With Stand
208mm 180.3mm
BEST
Width With Stand
567mm 556mm
BEST
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
4kg
Height
335.9mm
BEST
361.6mm
Depth
52mm
BEST
64.9mm
Width
567mm 556mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DVI
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DVI

Other Features

Product Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)
Placement
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
Colour Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data 6500
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