Acer CB240HY vs Samsung U28E850R

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Acer CB240HY
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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Samsung U28E850R (160°°).
Marginally wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°°, however the Samsung U28E850R is only a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
Higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 150mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 20mm higher than the Samsung U28E850R (130mmmm).
18kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer CB240HY has an annual energy consumption of 38kWhkWh, but the Samsung U28E850R is a 56kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (18kWh higher).
Lighter Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 3.7kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.2g lighter than the Samsung U28E850R (4.9kgg).
53mm shorter Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 331.5mmmm tall PC monitor, whereas the Samsung U28E850R is a 384.5mmmm tall PC monitor (53mm taller).
17% shallower Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a depth of 52mmmm. That's 8.7mm shallower than the Samsung U28E850R (60.7mmmm).
106.7mm narrower Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 554.4mmmm wide PC monitor, whereas the Samsung U28E850R is a 661.1mmmm wide PC monitor (106.7mm wider).
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Acer CB240HY is "B", however the rating of the Samsung U28E850R is "B".
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 4 user reviews, the Acer CB240HY has an average review score of 90%, however the Samsung U28E850R has an average rating of 77% (based on 23 reviews).
6 Reasons For
4.2" bigger screen size Edit
The Samsung U28E850R is a 28"" PC monitor. That's 4.2" bigger than the Acer CB240HY (28""). 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.

10cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung U28E850R is a 70cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 10cm bigger than the Acer CB240HY (70cmcm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung U28E850R is a 370 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 120 cd/m² brighter than the Acer CB240HY (370 cd/m² cd/m²).
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has a response time of 1msms, however the Acer CB240HY is a 6msms response time PC monitor (5ms 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Samsung U28E850R is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Acer CB240HY only has one HDMI port.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung U28E850R has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the Acer CB240HY has a rating of "B".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
18% smaller screen size Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a screen size of 23.8"", however the Samsung U28E850R is a 28"" PC monitor (4.2" 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.

17% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a display diagonal of 60cmcm, however the Samsung U28E850R is a 70cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (10cm bigger).
A lot dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m², however the Samsung U28E850R is a 370 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (120 cd/m² brighter).
Slower response time Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 6msms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms slower than the Samsung U28E850R (1msms). 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.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The Acer CB240HY has one HDMI port, however the Samsung U28E850R only has two HDMI ports.
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Over one year older
The Acer CB240HY is older than the Samsung U28E850R by 17 months.
10 Reasons Against
18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has a vertical viewing angle of 160°°, whereas the Acer CB240HY is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung U28E850R is a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Acer CB240HY (170°°).
One less DVI port Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has DVI ports, however the Acer CB240HY only has one DVI port.
16% lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has a maximum height adjustment of 130mmmm, however the Acer CB240HY is a 150mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (20mm higher).
33% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung U28E850R is a 56kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 18kWh higher than the Acer CB240HY (56kWhkWh).
1.2g heavier Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has a weight of 4.9kgg, whereas the Acer CB240HY is a 3.7kgg weight PC monitor (1.2g lighter).
Taller Edit
Samsung U28E850R is 384.5mmmm tall. That's 53mm taller than the Acer CB240HY (384.5mmmm).
8.7mm deeper Edit
The Samsung U28E850R is a 60.7mmmm deep PC monitor, whereas the Acer CB240HY is a 52mmmm deep PC monitor (8.7mm shallower).
Wider Edit
Samsung U28E850R is 661.1mmmm wide. That's 106.7mm wider than the Acer CB240HY (661.1mmmm).
User review Rating is much Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung U28E850R is only 77%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer CB240HY is 90% (based on 4 reviews).

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Date Released

21 months Ago 3 months Ago

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Display

Screen Size
23.8" 28"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
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Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 341.28mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 620.93mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.16 x 0.16
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
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160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
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Display Diagonal
60cm 70cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 370 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 310
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 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 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 -1.5 - 91.5
Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm
BEST
130mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 22
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60 -25 - 25

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
Power Consumption When Off
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
23W
BEST
39W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
38kWh
BEST
56kWh
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
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AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.7kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 503mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 327mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 738mm
Weight With Stand
6.3kg
BEST
7.4kg
Height With Stand
530.1mm 421.5mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
244.8mm
BEST
260.6mm
Width With Stand
554.4mm
BEST
661.1mm
Weight
3.7kg
BEST
4.9kg
Height
331.5mm
BEST
384.5mm
Depth
52mm
BEST
60.7mm
Width
554.4mm
BEST
661.1mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
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 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort

Other Features

Easy to Install
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicAngle, MagicBright, MagicRotation Auto
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 341.28 x 620.93
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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