Acer K242HLA vs Viewsonic VX2757-MHD

Acer K242HLA
Viewsonic VX2757-MHD

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
0.5ms faster response time Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a response time of 1ms, whereas the Viewsonic VX2757-MHD is a 1.5ms response time PC monitor (0.5ms 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.

1.1kg lighter Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a weight of 3.3kg, but the Viewsonic VX2757-MHD is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (1.1kg heavier).
$3.91 cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer K242HLA only costs $29.43 to run whereas the Viewsonic VX2757-MHD costs $33.34 to run (13% more). Read more
2 Reasons For
3" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VX2757-MHD has a display diagonal of 27", whereas the Acer K242HLA is only a 24" PC monitor (3" 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.

50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VX2757-MHD has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the Acer K242HLA is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 24" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the Viewsonic VX2757-MHD (27"). 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.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Viewsonic VX2757-MHD (300 cd/m²).
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Older by five months
The Acer K242HLA is five months older than the Viewsonic VX2757-MHD.
3 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VX2757-MHD is a 1.5ms response time PC monitor. That's 0.5ms slower than the Acer K242HLA (1.5ms). 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.

1.1kg heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VX2757-MHD is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.1kg heavier than the Acer K242HLA (4.3kg).
13% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Viewsonic VX2757-MHD costs $33.34 to run which is $3.91 more to run than the Acer K242HLA. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

17 months Ago 13 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 27.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.04
Total running cost $ 29.43
Electricity cost - switched on $ 33.34
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 33.34
Purchase price $ 189.00
Total cost of ownership $ 222.34
Details

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.
0.22T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 47 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 84
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1200:1
 1200:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
1.5ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 5 - 22
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (off)
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
23W
BEST
28W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
34kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 31W
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 Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 RoHS
 MPR II
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.6kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 569mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 158mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 708mm
Weight With Stand
3.6kg
BEST
4.9kg
Height (with Stand)
421.2mm
BEST
489.1mm
Depth (with Stand)
208mm
BEST
249.7mm
Width (with Stand)
567mm
BEST
639.7mm
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
4.3kg
Height
335.9mm 401.5mm
Depth
52mm 49.9mm
Width
567mm 639.7mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
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 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 HDMI
 VGA
 AC
 HDMI

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21W

Technical Details

ECO Mode
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 ECO mode
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