Acer G246H vs Acer K242HL vs Acer S241HL vs Viewsonic VA2446
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Acer G246H

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score

Acer G246H

$122.46
Our Verdict:
An amazingly cheap and best selling 24" PC screen, with very low running costs and great features
94
Reviews
336 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Running Costs
$43 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Jun 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100000000:1
3D No
Release Date Jun 2013
Acer K242HL

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score

Acer K242HL

$148.02
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and classic 24" PC screen, with very good features and an affordable price
96
Reviews
452 Reviews
82
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Running Costs
$33 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Dec 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100000000:1
3D No
Release Date Dec 2013
Acer S241HL

88

Overall Score

88

Overall Score

Acer S241HL

$142.99
Our Verdict:
A low cost and critically acclaimed 24" LCD screen, with great features and spectacularly low running costs
96
Reviews
154 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Running Costs
$26 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Apr 2016 A
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100000000:1
3D No
Release Date Apr 2016
Energy Efficiency A
Viewsonic VA2446

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A best selling and low cost 24" PC monitor, with low running costs and great features
95
Reviews
62 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Mega Contrast No Jun 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Mega Contrast
3D No
Release Date Jun 2013
Acer G246H

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score

Acer G246H

$122.46
Our Verdict:
An amazingly cheap and best selling 24" PC screen, with very low running costs and great features
94
Reviews
336 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Running Costs
$43 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Jun 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100000000:1
3D No
Release Date Jun 2013
Acer K242HL

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score

Acer K242HL

$148.02
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and classic 24" PC screen, with very good features and an affordable price
96
Reviews
452 Reviews
82
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Running Costs
$33 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Dec 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100000000:1
3D No
Release Date Dec 2013
Acer S241HL

88

Overall Score

88

Overall Score

Acer S241HL

$142.99
Our Verdict:
A low cost and critically acclaimed 24" LCD screen, with great features and spectacularly low running costs
96
Reviews
154 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Running Costs
$26 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Apr 2016 A
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100000000:1
3D No
Release Date Apr 2016
Energy Efficiency A
Viewsonic VA2446

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A best selling and low cost 24" PC monitor, with low running costs and great features
95
Reviews
62 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Mega Contrast No Jun 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Mega Contrast
3D No
Release Date Jun 2013

Top Prices

Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Amazon US
Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor
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$109.99
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ACER G246HYL 24" LED IPS Monitor
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$129.88
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$122.46
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor Full HD (1920 x 1080) (Brand new, unopened)
$125.64
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor Full HD (1920 x 1080) (Brand new, unopened)
$125.68
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor Full HD (1920 x 1080) (Brand new, unopened)
$126.62
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$128.93
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor FHD (1920 x 1080) (Brand new, unopened)
$132.15
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor Full HD (1920 x 1080) (Brand new, unopened)
$133.90
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor Full HD (1920 x 1080) (Brand new, unopened)
$138.56
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$140.61
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$141.58
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$144.33
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ACER G246HYL 24" LED IPS Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$148.45
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Brand New Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$148.49
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$177.33
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$181.49
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
$122.82
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor Full HD (1920 x 1080) (Brand new, unopened) - on
$125.63
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Acer G6 Series G246HL Black 24" TN 5ms (GTG) 60 Hz Widescreen LED/LCD Monitor 1920 x 1080 FHD,Slim Profile Design, Acer eColor Technology, and Eco-Friendly
$139.99
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Acer G246HL 24-Inch Computer Screen LED-Lit Monitor Super Slim High Def Display (Brand new, unopened) - on
$150.81
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$160.22
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$166.04
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Acer K242HL 24 LED LCD 1080p Full HD Monitor (Mercury Free) (Brand new, unopened)
$148.02
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Acer K242HL 24 LED LCD 1080p Full HD Monitor (Mercury Free) (Brand new, unopened)
$151.73
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2 Prices from 1 Store | $148.02-$151.73
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Acer S241HL bmid Widescreen 24" LED-Backlit LCD Monitor
$142.99
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Acer S241HL 24" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 - 5 ms UM.FS1AA.001 (Brand new, unopened) - on
$145.44
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Acer S241HL bmid 24-Inch Screen LED-Lit Computer Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
$146.64
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Acer S241HL 24" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 - 5 ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
$157.77
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Acer S241HL 24 LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - 5 ms
$158.03
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NEW ACER S241HL UM.FS1AA.001 Acer 24" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 5 ms Adjustable (Brand new, unopened) - on
$195.29
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ViewSonic VA2446m-LED 24" LED Backlit LCD Monitor
$119.99
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ViewSonic VA2446MH-LED 24" 16:9 LCD Monitor
$129.99
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 23.6" Full HD 1080P TN Monitor, 1000_1, 300 cd/m2, VGA&DVI (Brand new, unopened) - on
$119.99
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ViewSonic VA2446MH-LED Black 24" 5ms (GTG) HDMI Widescreen LED Backlight LCD/LED (Brand new, unopened) - on
$132.92
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Viewsonic Va2446m-LED full HD Widescreen Lcd Monitor 24inch (Brand new, unopened)
$128.50
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Viewsonic VA2446MH-LED 24" FullHD 1920x1080 WS LED Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$133.15
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24" 1080p LED Monitor DVI VGA One Monitor 24-Inch (Brand new, unopened)
$136.99
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24" 1080p LED Monitor DVI VGA 24-Inch (Brand new, unopened)
$137.21
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24" 1080p LED Monitor DVI, VGA (Brand new, unopened)
$140.61
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24" 1080p LED Monitor DVI, VGA (Brand new, unopened)
$140.66
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Viewsonic VA2446M-LED 24-Inch 1080p 5 ms LED Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$142.99
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24" 1080p LED Monitor DVI VGA One Monitor 24-Inch (Brand new, unopened)
$144.11
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24" 1080p LED Monitor DVI VGA 24-Inch (Brand new, unopened)
$145.90
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$147.46
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24" 1080p LED Monitor DVI, VGA (Brand new, unopened)
$149.05
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24" 1080p LED Monitor DVI, VGA (Brand new, unopened)
$149.24
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24" 1080p LED Monitor DVI, VGA (Brand new, unopened)
$152.30
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$155.29
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24" 1080p LED Monitor DVI , Full HD 1080p Widescreen , VGA (Brand new, unopened)
$159.46
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ViewSonic VA2446M-LED 24-Inch LED-Lit LCD Monitor 2-Pack and AmazonBasics Dual (Brand new, unopened)
$559.17
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Viewsonic VA2446MH-LED 24" WLED LCD Monitor - 16_9 - 5 ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
$129.22
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$131.47
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ViewSonic - VA2446mh-LED 24" LED FHD Monitor - Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
$129.99
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$138.77
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$141.03
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Reasons For

Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
5 Reasons For
11% Wider Vertical Viewing Angle
The Acer G246H has a vertical viewing angle of 178°, however the Acer K242HL is only a 170° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower) and the Acer S241HL and the Viewsonic VA2446 are both only 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitors (18° narrower).

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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Wider Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Acer G246H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 2° wider than the Acer K242HL (176°) and 8° wider than the Acer S241HL and the Viewsonic VA2446 (170°).

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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Built-In Speaker(s)
The Acer G246H has a built-in speaker(s), and so do the Acer S241HL and the Viewsonic VA2446, however the Acer K242HL does not.

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.

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More Popular
The Acer G246H is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
Marginally Better User Reviews
The Acer G246H has an average user review score of 91%, however the Acer S241HL has an average rating of 86% (based on 126 reviews) and the Viewsonic VA2446 has an average rating of 87% (based on 47 reviews).
1 Reason For
User Reviews Are a Little Better
The average user review score of the Acer K242HL is 91% based on 402 reviews, but the average rating of the Acer S241HL is 86% (based on 126 reviews) and the average rating of the Viewsonic VA2446 is 87% (based on 47 reviews).
4 Reasons For
4x Faster Response Time
The Acer S241HL has a response time of 1ms, however the Acer G246H and the Acer K242HL are both 2ms response time PC monitors (1ms slower) and the Viewsonic VA2446 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (4ms slower).

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.

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Built-In Speaker(s)
The Acer S241HL has a built-in speaker(s), and so do the Acer G246H and the Viewsonic VA2446, whereas the Acer K242HL does not.

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.

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Cheaper to Run by $94 Over Five Years
Over five years the Acer S241HL only costs $27 to run however the Acer G246H costs $45 to run (65% more), the Acer K242HL costs $34 to run (26% more) and the Viewsonic VA2446 costs $121 to run (347% more).
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Much Better Expert Reviews
The Acer S241HL has an average expert review score of 90%, whereas the Acer G246H has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons For
Built-In Speaker(s)
The Viewsonic VA2446 has a built-in speaker(s), and so do the Acer G246H and the Acer S241HL, however the Acer K242HL does not have a built-in speaker(s).

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.

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Cheaper by $23
The Viewsonic VA2446 costs $28.03 less than the Acer K242HL and costs $23 less than the Acer S241HL.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Better Brand
Viewsonic PC monitors have an average rating of 87.4%, whereas Acer has an average rating of 85.7%.

Reasons Against

Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
6 Reasons Against
1ms Slower Response Time
The Acer G246H has a response time of 2ms (as does the Acer K242HL), but the Acer S241HL is a 1ms response time PC monitor (1ms faster) and the Viewsonic VA2446 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (3ms slower).

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.

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Less Retailers
The Acer G246H is only stocked by 8 stores, whereas the Viewsonic VA2446 is stocked by 18 stores.
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
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Older by Over Two Years
The Acer G246H is six months older than the Acer K242HL and three years older than the Acer S241HL.
$18 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
The running costs of the Acer G246H are $45 which is $11 more than the Acer K242HL and $18 more than the Acer S241HL over five years. Show assumptions.
Expert Review Rating is Much Worse
The Acer G246H's average expert score is 80%, however the Acer S241HL's is 90% (based on 1 review).
Worse Brand
Acer PC monitors have an average rating of only 85.7%, whereas Viewsonic has an average rating of 87.4%.
9 Reasons Against
50% Slower Response Time
The Acer K242HL is a 2ms response time PC monitor, and so does the Acer G246H. That's 1ms slower than the Acer S241HL (1ms) and 3ms faster than the Viewsonic VA2446 (5ms).

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.

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Narrower Vertical Viewing Angle
The Acer K242HL is a 170° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Acer G246H (178°) and 10° wider than the Acer S241HL and the Viewsonic VA2446 (160°).

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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2° Narrower Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Acer K242HL has a horizontal viewing angle of 176°, but the Acer G246H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (2° wider) and the Acer S241HL and the Viewsonic VA2446 are both 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitors (6° narrower).

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Acer K242HL does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Acer G246H, the Acer S241HL and the Viewsonic VA2446 have a built-in speaker(s).

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.

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$28 More Expensive
The Acer K242HL is more expensive than the Acer G246H by $26, more expensive than the Acer S241HL by $5 and more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2446 by $28.
Not As Many Stockists
Only 1 store sell the Acer K242HL, however 8 stores sell the Acer G246H, 6 shops sell the Acer S241HL and 18 shops sell the Viewsonic VA2446.
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
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Over Two Years Older
The Acer K242HL is older than the Acer S241HL by two years.
More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 26%
Over five years the running costs of the Acer K242HL are $34 which is $7 more than the Acer S241HL. Show assumptions.
Worse Brand
Acer PC monitors have an average rating of only 85.7%, however Viewsonic has an average rating of 87.4%.
6 Reasons Against
18° Narrower Vertical Viewing Angle
The Acer S241HL has a vertical viewing angle of 160° (as does the Viewsonic VA2446), whereas the Acer G246H is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider) and the Acer K242HL is a 170° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (10° wider).

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Read more Read less | Edit
Narrower Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Acer S241HL is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Viewsonic VA2446. That's 8° narrower than the Acer G246H (178°) and 6° narrower than the Acer K242HL (176°).

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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More Expensive by $23
The Acer S241HL is $21 more expensive than the Acer G246H and $23 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2446.
Fewer Sellers
The Acer S241HL is only stocked by 6 shops, but the Acer G246H is stocked by 8 retailers and the Viewsonic VA2446 is stocked by 18 stores.
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
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User Review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Acer S241HL is 86%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer G246H is 91% (based on 331 reviews), the Acer K242HL is 91% (based on 402 reviews) and the Viewsonic VA2446 is 87% (based on 47 reviews).
Worse Brand
Acer PC monitors have an average rating of only 85.7%, but Viewsonic has an average rating of 87.4%.
7 Reasons Against
Hugely Slower Response Time
The Viewsonic VA2446 has a response time of 5ms, but the Acer G246H and the Acer K242HL are both 2ms response time PC monitors (3ms faster) and the Acer S241HL is a 1ms response time PC monitor (4ms faster).

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.

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12% Narrower Vertical Viewing Angle
The Viewsonic VA2446 has a vertical viewing angle of 160° (as does the Acer S241HL), however the Acer G246H is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider) and the Acer K242HL is a 170° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (10° wider).

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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5% Narrower Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Viewsonic VA2446 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Acer S241HL. That's 8° narrower than the Acer G246H (178°) and 6° narrower than the Acer K242HL (176°).

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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Older by Over Two Years
The Viewsonic VA2446 is one month older than the Acer G246H, seven months older than the Acer K242HL and three years older than the Acer S241HL.
Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by $94
Over five years the running costs of the Viewsonic VA2446 are $121 which is $76 more than the Acer G246H, $87 more than the Acer K242HL and $94 more than the Acer S241HL. Show assumptions.
Less Popular
The Viewsonic VA2446 is a less popular choice amongst buyers.
User Review Rating is a Little Worse
The Viewsonic VA2446's average user score is 87%, however the Acer G246H's is 91% (based on 331 reviews) and the Acer K242HL's is 91% (based on 402 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

The Acer S241HL has better expert reviews than the Acer G246H. The average expert reviews score for the Acer S241HL is 90% based on 1 review, where as the average score for the Acer G246H is 80% based on 1 review.
Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
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0 reviews
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1 review
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0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
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0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
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0 reviews
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0 reviews
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Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
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0 reviews
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0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

The Acer G246H and Acer K242HL have the best user reviews out of the four PC monitors each with an average review score of 91%. The Viewsonic VA2446 has the second best user reviews with an average review score of 87% based on 47 reviews. The Acer S241HL has the third best user reviews with an average review score of 86% based on 126 reviews.
Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Best
5 stars
248 reviews
4 stars
44 reviews
3 stars
18 reviews
2 stars
9 reviews
1 star
12 reviews
Best
5 stars
280 reviews
4 stars
90 reviews
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17 reviews
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9 reviews
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78 reviews
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28 reviews
3 stars
8 reviews
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6 reviews
5 stars
30 reviews
4 stars
9 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
4 reviews
1 star
1 review

Average Brand Rating

Viewsonic has a better average brand rating than Acer. The average brand rating for Viewsonic is 87.41% based on 5,716 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Acer is 85.68% based on 9,841 reviews.
Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Acer

86

86

Based on 9,841 reviews
Acer

86

86

Based on 9,841 reviews
Acer

86

86

Based on 9,841 reviews
Viewsonic

87

87

Based on 5,716 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

The Viewsonic VA2446 has the greatest proportion of users recommending it. Out of 52 reviews, 51.9% recommend the Viewsonic VA2446. 46.1% recommend the Acer K242HL, 3% recommend the Acer S241HL and 0% recommend the Acer G246H.

Date Released

Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
56 months old 50 months old 22 months old Best 57 months old

Key Features

Response Time

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.

Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Built-in Speaker(s)

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.

Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Best
Yes
No
Best
Yes
Best
Yes

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

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No data No data
No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Acer G246H
Acer
G246H
7 trees 0.26 tonnes CO2
Acer K242HL
Acer
K242HL
5 trees 0.2 tonnes CO2
Acer S241HL
Acer
S241HL
4 trees 0.16 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Viewsonic VA2446
Viewsonic
VA2446
18 trees 0.71 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Display Diagonal 24" 24" 24" 24"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
100000000:1
 100000000:1
100000000:1
 100000000:1
100000000:1
 100000000:1
100000000:1
 100000000:1
Response Time 2ms 2ms 1ms
BEST
5ms
Vertical Viewing Angle 178°
BEST
170° 160° 160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178°
BEST
176° 170° 170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
1000:1
 1000:1
1000:1
 1000:1
1000:1
 1000:1
1000:1
 1000:1
Display
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
1080p 720p
 1080p
 720p
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Vertical Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 299mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 531mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count 16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal (metric) 61cm
BEST
609cm 61cm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Brightness 250 Cd/m² 250 Cd/m² 250 Cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
HDMI Port 1 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1 1 1
DVI Port 1 1 1 1
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Performance Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ergonomics Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Tilt Angle
 
 
 
Power Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Typical Power Consumption 19.8W
BEST
20W 19.8W
BEST
26W
Standby Power Consumption 0.46W 0.35W
BEST
0.46W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 15W
Power Consumption (off) 0.45W 0.35W
BEST
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 44kWh 34kWh
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 34W
 
 
 
Packaging Data Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 5.4kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 440mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 122mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 628mm
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Weight With Stand 3.8kg 3.6kg
BEST
3.8kg 4.1kg
Height (with Stand) 401mm 421.89mm 401mm 401.3mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 179mm 207mm 166mm
BEST
210.8mm
Width (with Stand) 565mm
BEST
566.92mm 565mm
BEST
571.5mm
Weight 3.5kg 3.1kg
BEST
3.5kg 3.7kg
Height 400mm 422.2mm 401.3mm 375.9mm
Depth 179mm 206.8mm 165.1mm 48.3mm
Width 565mm 567mm 563.9mm 571.5mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Cables Included
VGA HDMI
DVI
 VGA
 HDMI
 DVI
VGA HDMI
DVI
 VGA
 HDMI
 DVI
VGA HDMI
DVI
 VGA
 HDMI
 DVI
VGA HDMI
DVI
 VGA
 HDMI
 DVI
 
 
 
Other Features Acer G246H Acer K242HL Acer S241HL Viewsonic VA2446
Number of Products Included 1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Placement Supported
Horizontal
 Horizontal
Horizontal
 Horizontal
Horizontal
 Horizontal
Horizontal
 Horizontal

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