Acer CB240HY vs Viewsonic VG2860MHL

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Acer CB240HY
Viewsonic VG2860MHL

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
Acer CB240HY is 178° vertical viewing angle, but the Viewsonic VG2860MHL is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Acer CB240HY is 178° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° wider than the Viewsonic VG2860MHL (170°).
77% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 38kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 29kWh lower than the Viewsonic VG2860MHL (67kWh).
1.6kg lighter Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a weight of 3.7kg, but the Viewsonic VG2860MHL is a 5.3kg weight PC monitor (1.6kg heavier).
$25.35 cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer CB240HY only costs $29.43 to run whereas the Viewsonic VG2860MHL costs $54.78 to run (86% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Acer CB240HY has an energy efficiency rating of "B", but the Viewsonic VG2860MHL has a rating of "C".
6 Reasons For
15% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL has a display diagonal of 28", however the Acer CB240HY is only a 23.8" PC monitor (4.2" 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.

17% brighter display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², however the Acer CB240HY is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
One more displayPorts quantity Edit
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL has two displayPorts quantitys, however the Acer CB240HY only has one displayPorts quantity.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL has a built-in speaker(s), however the Acer CB240HY does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

4W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor, whereas the Acer CB240HY is only a 2W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (4W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 1 user review, the Viewsonic VG2860MHL has an average review score of 100%, however the Acer CB240HY has an average rating of 90% (based on 4 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 4.2" smaller than the Viewsonic VG2860MHL (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.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Viewsonic VG2860MHL (300 cd/m²).
Only one displayPorts quantity Edit
The number of displayPorts quantitys on the Acer CB240HY is one, but the Viewsonic VG2860MHL only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer CB240HY does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Viewsonic VG2860MHL has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

4W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer CB240HY has an RMS rated power of 2W. That's 4W lower than the Viewsonic VG2860MHL (6W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

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User review Rating is much Worse
The Acer CB240HY has an average user score of 90%, but the Viewsonic VG2860MHL has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°. That's 18° narrower than the Acer CB240HY (160°).
A little narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°, however the Acer CB240HY is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
29kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL has an annual energy consumption of 67kWh, but the Acer CB240HY is a 38kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (29kWh lower).
Heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL is a 5.3kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.6kg heavier than the Acer CB240HY (5.3kg).
Five months older
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL is older than the Acer CB240HY by five months.
86% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Viewsonic VG2860MHL costs $54.78 to run which is $25.35 more to run than the Acer CB240HY. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The Viewsonic VG2860MHL has an energy efficiency rating of "C", however the Acer CB240HY has a rating of "B".

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

20 months Ago 25 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 $ 54.78
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 54.78
Purchase price $ 529.74
Total cost of ownership $ 584.52
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

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.
0.37T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23.8" 28"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
BEST
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
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
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 160
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 340.36mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 619.75mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178°
BEST
170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
60cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
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)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
2W 6W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 37
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption (off)
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
23W
BEST
46W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
38kWh
BEST
67kWh
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 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.2kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 493mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 196mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 742mm
Weight With Stand
6.3kg
BEST
7.8kg
Height (with Stand)
530.1mm 483.4mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
244.8mm
BEST
266mm
Width (with Stand)
554.4mm
BEST
659.7mm
Weight
3.7kg
BEST
5.3kg
Height
331.5mm 391mm
Depth
52mm 49.3mm
Width
554.4mm 659.7mm

Packaging Content

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