Acer XG270HU vs Samsung U24E850R

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Acer XG270HU
Samsung U24E850R

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
3.5" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3.5" bigger than the Samsung U24E850R (23.5"). 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.

50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Samsung U24E850R (300 cd/m²).
Faster response time Edit
The Acer XG270HU has a response time of 1ms, however the Samsung U24E850R is a 4ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

710g lighter Edit
The Acer XG270HU has a weight of 3.5kg, whereas the Samsung U24E850R is a 4.2kg weight PC monitor (710g heavier).
Cheaper by $346
The Acer XG270HU is $346 cheaper than the Samsung U24E850R.
10 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Better selling
The Acer XG270HU ranks No. 1290 by number of sales, whereas the Samsung U24E850R ranks No. 35314.
Much better expert reviews
Based on 21 expert reviews, the average review score of the Acer XG270HU is 70%, whereas the average rating of the Samsung U24E850R is 60% (based on 1 review).
Much better user reviews
Based on 41 user reviews, the average review score of the Acer XG270HU is 92%, whereas the average rating of the Samsung U24E850R is 77% (based on 23 reviews).
1 Reason For
Height adjustment Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a height adjustment, but the Acer XG270HU does not have a height adjustment.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The Acer XG270HU does not have a height adjustment, but the Samsung U24E850R has a height adjustment.
10 Reasons Against
15% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 23.5" PC monitor. That's 3.5" smaller than the Acer XG270HU (23.5"). 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% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer XG270HU (300 cd/m²).
Hugely slower response time Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a response time of 4ms, but the Acer XG270HU is a 1ms response time PC monitor (3ms faster). 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.

17% heavier Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a weight of 4.2kg, however the Acer XG270HU is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor (710g lighter).
More expensive by $346
The Samsung U24E850R is $346 more expensive than the Acer XG270HU.
Less retailers
The Samsung U24E850R is only stocked by 1 store, whereas the Acer XG270HU is stocked by 11 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by one month
The Samsung U24E850R is one month older than the Acer XG270HU.
Less popular
The Samsung U24E850R is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 35314 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Acer XG270HU ranks No. 1290.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Samsung U24E850R's average expert score is only 60%, however the Acer XG270HU's is 70% (based on 21 reviews).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Samsung U24E850R's average user score is only 77%, however the Acer XG270HU's is 92% (based on 41 reviews).

Awards

8 Awards
guru3d.com: Recommended
HEXUS.net: Approved
hispazone.com: Best for Games
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
ua.gecid.com: The Choice of Gamers
vido.com.ua: Recommended
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 23 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
23.5"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.4525 x 0.13575
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 98%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 250
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -1.5 - 91.5
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 22
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 25
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 41W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 59kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45W
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

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
BEST
 MPR II
Electromagnetic Compatibility
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.6kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 497mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 320mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 634mm
Weight With Stand
3.9kg
BEST
6.7kg
Height (with Stand)
451mm 397.2mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
206mm
BEST
260.6mm
Width (with Stand)
614mm 561mm
BEST
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
4.2kg
Height
368mm 336.1mm
Depth
37.5mm 59.3mm
Width
614mm 561mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicRotation Auto
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28 x 293.22
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Feedback