Acer G246H vs Asus VS229

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Acer G246H
Asus VS229

Top Prices

Amazon US
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Out of stock
Newegg US
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In stock
Acer Online Store
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Best Buy
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In stock
Overstock
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eBay
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B&H Photo
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In stock
Amazon US
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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer G246H has a display diagonal of 24", but the Asus VS229 is only a 21.5" PC monitor (2.5" 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.

5.9cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
Acer G246H is 60.5cm display diagonal, but the Asus VS229 is only a 54.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (5.9cm smaller).
Two times faster response time Edit
The Acer G246H is a 2ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the Asus VS229 (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.

0.05W lower power consumption (off) Edit
The Acer G246H is a 0.45W power consumption when off PC monitor, whereas the Asus VS229 is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W higher).
5 Reasons For
18° wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Asus VS229 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Acer G246H (178°).
18° wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Asus VS229 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Acer G246H is only a 160° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
VESA mounting Edit
The Asus VS229 supports VESA mounting, but the Acer G246H does not support VESA mounting.
$6 cheaper
The Asus VS229 is $5.99 cheaper than the Acer G246H.
Available from 11 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Acer G246H is only 160° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° narrower than the Asus VS229 (178°).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Acer G246H is only 160° horizontal viewing angle, but the Asus VS229 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The Acer G246H does not support VESA mounting, but the Asus VS229 supports VESA mounting.
$6 more expensive
The Acer G246H is more expensive than the Asus VS229 by $5.99.
Not as many stockists
Only 3 retailers sells the Acer G246H, however 14 retailers sell the Asus VS229. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over one year older
The Acer G246H is older than the Asus VS229 by 21 months.
4 Reasons Against
2.5" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus VS229 has a display diagonal of 21.5", whereas the Acer G246H is a 24" PC monitor (2.5" 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.

5.9cm smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus VS229 is a 54.6cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the Acer G246H is a 60.5cm display diagonal PC monitor (5.9cm bigger).
Slower response time Edit
The Asus VS229 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Acer G246H (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.

Marginally higher power consumption (off) Edit
The Asus VS229 has a power consumption (off) of 0.5W, however the Acer G246H is a 0.45W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W lower).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

56 months Ago 35 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 42.87
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 42.87
Purchase price $ 119.00
Total cost of ownership $ 161.87
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24"
BEST
21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.248 x 0.248
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
160° 178°
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.5cm
BEST
54.6cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms
BEST
5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
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
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Linux Operating Systems Supported
 Linux operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 36W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.53W 0.5W
BEST
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
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

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 RoHS
 MPR II
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.2kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 443mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 566mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 315mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 45mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 514.1mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.1kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 385.5mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 200mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 514.1mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 AC
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 VGA
 DVI
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Connection to PC
 Connection to PC
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Number of Products Included
1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Placement Supported
 Horizontal
 Horizontal
Power Cord Included
 Power cord included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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