NEC MultiSync P242W vs NEC SpectraView 232

NEC MultiSync P242W
NEC SpectraView 232

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
5% bigger display diagonal Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a 24" PC monitor. That's 1" bigger than the NEC SpectraView 232 (23"). 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.

Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
NEC MultiSync P242W is 61.1cm display diagonal. That's 2.68cm bigger than the NEC SpectraView 232 (58.42cm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 80 cd/m² brighter than the NEC SpectraView 232 (270 cd/m²).
Two DVI-D ports quantitys Edit
The number of DVI-D ports quantitys on the NEC MultiSync P242W is two, but the NEC SpectraView 232 only has one DVI-D ports quantity.
One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the NEC SpectraView 232 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has a power consumption (PowerSave) of 0.2W, however the NEC SpectraView 232 is a 1W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.8W higher).
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a 32kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 2kWh lower than the NEC SpectraView 232 (34kWh).
A lot lighter Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has a weight of 6.8kg, but the NEC SpectraView 232 is a 10.2kg weight PC monitor (3.4kg heavier).
5 Reasons For
Three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the NEC SpectraView 232 is three, but the NEC MultiSync P242W only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Built-in USB hub Edit
The NEC SpectraView 232 has a built-in USB hub, but the NEC MultiSync P242W does not.
27% higher height adjustment Edit
The NEC SpectraView 232 has a height adjustment of 150mm. That's 40mm higher than the NEC MultiSync P242W (150mm).
Marginally lower power consumption (max) Edit
The NEC SpectraView 232 is a 29W maximum power consumption PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W is a 30W maximum power consumption PC monitor (1W higher).
Cheaper to run by $4.12
The NEC SpectraView 232 only costs $31.92 to run over five years however the NEC MultiSync P242W costs $36.04 to run (13% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
One less USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, however the NEC SpectraView 232 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Does not have a built-in USB hub Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W does not have a built-in USB hub, but the NEC SpectraView 232 has a built-in USB hub.
A lot lower height adjustment Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a 110mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor, whereas the NEC SpectraView 232 is a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (40mm higher).
Higher power consumption (max) Edit
NEC MultiSync P242W is 30W maximum power consumption. That's 1W higher than the NEC SpectraView 232 (29W).
Higher running costs over five years by $4.12
Over five years the running costs of the NEC MultiSync P242W are $36.04 which is $4.12 more than the NEC SpectraView 232. Show assumptions.
10 Reasons Against
1" smaller display diagonal Edit
The NEC SpectraView 232 has a display diagonal of 23", whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W 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.

A bit smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The NEC SpectraView 232 is a 58.42cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W is a 61.1cm display diagonal PC monitor (2.68cm bigger).
80 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The NEC SpectraView 232 has a display brightness of 270 cd/m², whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (80 cd/m² brighter).
One less DVI-D ports quantity Edit
The NEC SpectraView 232 is a one DVI-D ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W only has two DVI-D ports quantitys.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the NEC SpectraView 232 is one, but the NEC MultiSync P242W only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
80% higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
NEC SpectraView 232 is 1W power consumption when in PowerSave mode. That's 0.8W higher than the NEC MultiSync P242W (1W).
Marginally higher annual energy consumption Edit
The NEC SpectraView 232 has an annual energy consumption of 34kWh, however the NEC MultiSync P242W is a 32kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (2kWh lower).
34% heavier Edit
The NEC SpectraView 232 is a 10.2kg weight PC monitor. That's 3.4kg heavier than the NEC MultiSync P242W (10.2kg).
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Seven months older
The NEC SpectraView 232 is older than the NEC MultiSync P242W by seven months.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 35.13
Electricity cost - standby $ 0.91
Total running cost $ 36.04
Purchase price $ 742.67
Total cost of ownership $ 778.71
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 27.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 4.53
Total running cost $ 31.92

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.24T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
31.5 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 85 50 - 85
Horizontal Scan Range
31.5 - 93.8 31.5 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.265 x 0.265
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
61.1cm
BEST
58.42cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
270 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 8ms
DDC/CI
 DDC/CI
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 75%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
DVI Port
1 1
I/O Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 x mini D-sub
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
BEST
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

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

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Linux operating systems supported
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
110mm 150mm
BEST
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 30 -5 - 30
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -45 - 45
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Power Management
 Power management
Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.2W
BEST
1W
Power Consumption (typical)
29.5W 23W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.2W
BEST
1W
Annual Energy Consumption
32kWh
BEST
34kWh
Power Consumption (max)
30W 29W
BEST
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
0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 85 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 30 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
Electromagnetic Compatibility
 CE
 FCC
 CE
 FCC
Safety
 RoHS
 RoHS
Compliance Industry Standards
 TCO 5.0
 TCO 5.0
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Bezel Width (bottom)
18.2mm 16.2mm
BEST
Bezel Width (top)
18.2mm 16.2mm
BEST
Bezel Width (side)
18.2mm 16.2mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
10.2kg 10.2kg
Height (with Stand)
378mm 338mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
227.6mm 227.6mm
Width (with Stand)
556.8mm 543.6mm
BEST
Weight
6.8kg
BEST
10.2kg
Height
362.4mm 338mm
Depth
85mm 227.6mm
Width
556.8mm 543.6mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
17W Unknown - Click to provide data
Connection to PC
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Connection to PC
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Number of Products Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)

Technical Details

ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Sensor
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback