NEC PA272W-SV2 vs Sony LMD-A240
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NEC PA272W-SV2

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

NEC PA272W-SV2

$1,549.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run 27" PC screen, but representing only middle of the road value for money
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 8ms Mar 2015 C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1440 Pixels
3D No
Response Time 8ms
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency C
Sony LMD-A240

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

Sony LMD-A240

$3,099.95
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 24" PC display, with OK running costs
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$94 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels No LCD Jun 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Display Release Date
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1200 Pixels
3D No
Display LCD
Release Date Jun 2014
NEC PA272W-SV2

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

NEC PA272W-SV2

$1,549.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run 27" PC screen, but representing only middle of the road value for money
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 8ms Mar 2015 C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1440 Pixels
3D No
Response Time 8ms
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency C
Sony LMD-A240

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

Sony LMD-A240

$3,099.95
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 24" PC display, with OK running costs
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$94 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels No LCD Jun 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Display Release Date
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1200 Pixels
3D No
Display LCD
Release Date Jun 2014

Top Prices

NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Factory Outlet Store
NEC PA272W-SV 27inch Desktop Monitor
$1,549.00
Go to Store
1 Price from 1 Store | $1,549.00
Factory Outlet Store
Sony LMDA240 LCD Professional Monitor
$3,099.95
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Amazon US
Sony LMDA240 24" Production Video LCD Monitor, 16:10 Native Aspect Ratio, 1920x1200 Resolution
$3,499.00
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Adorama
Sony LMDA240 24" Production Video LCD Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
$3,499.00
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Adorama
Sony LMDA240 24" Production Video LCD Monitor, 16:10 Native Aspect Ratio, 1920x1200 Resolution
$3,499.00
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Reasons For

NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
4 Reasons For
3" Bigger Display Diagonal
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the Sony LMD-A240 (24").

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.

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Cheaper by $1,551
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is $1,550.95 cheaper than the Sony LMD-A240.
Cheaper to Run by $37 Over Five Years
Over five years the NEC PA272W-SV2 is $37 cheaper to run than the Sony LMD-A240.
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Better Brand
NEC PC monitors have an average rating of 87.3%, but Sony has an average rating of 54.4%.
3 Reasons For
HDCP
The Sony LMD-A240 has an HDCP, however the NEC PA272W-SV2 does not have an HDCP.

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection - it is a protocol used by some encrypted DVD players to securely transfer information with no chance of interception.

A monitor with HDCP support will be able to read media from encrypted DVD players and other peripherals.

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Built-In Speaker(s)
The Sony LMD-A240 has a built-in speaker(s), however the NEC PA272W-SV2 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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
No data No data

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

NEC has a better average brand rating than Sony. The average brand rating for NEC is 87.31% based on 570 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Sony is 54.39% based on 2 reviews.
NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
NEC

87

87

Based on 570 reviews
Sony

54

54

Based on 2 reviews

Date Released

NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
36 months old Best 44 months old

Key Features

Display Diagonal

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.

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.

NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Best
No
Yes

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
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.
NEC PA272W-SV2
NEC
PA272W-SV2
9 trees 0.35 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Sony LMD-A240
Sony
LMD-A240
15 trees 0.57 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Display Diagonal 27"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
Response Time 8ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle 178° Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178° Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Contrast Ratio
1000:1
 1000:1
1000:1
 1000:1
Display
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
Supported Graphics Resolutions
2560 x 1440 1200 x 1920
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1280 x 1024 (SXGA) 1280 x 960
1152 x 870 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
1280 x 720 (HD 720) 1024 x 768 (XGA)
832 x 624 800 x 600 (SVGA)
720 x 576 720 x 480
640 x 480 (VGA) 720 x 400
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1200 x 1920
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
2560 x 1440 1200 x 1920
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1280 x 1024 (SXGA) 1280 x 960
1152 x 870 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
1280 x 720 (HD 720) 1024 x 768 (XGA)
832 x 624 800 x 600 (SVGA)
720 x 576 720 x 480
640 x 480 (VGA) 720 x 400
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1200 x 1920
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Supported Video Modes
1080p 720p
576p 480p
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 480p
1080p 720p
576p 480p
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 480p
HD Type
Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count 1,073.7M Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal (metric) 68.57cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Brightness 340 Cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Color Gamut 108.6% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
HDMI Port 1 1
Composite Video Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPort 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Upstream Port 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Multimedia NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Loudspeaker Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Ergonomics NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Pivot Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment 150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Energy Efficiency Class
C
 C
C
 C
Typical Power Consumption 50W 45W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption 37W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Current 0.45A Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 1.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption 73kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption 73W 51W
BEST
 
 
 
Operational Conditions NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Bezel Width (bottom) 20mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (top) 20mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (side) 20.3mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand 12.9kg
BEST
7.6kg
Height (with Stand) 546.2mm 420.3mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 235.5mm 165mm
BEST
Width (with Stand) 640.4mm 566.6mm
BEST
Weight 8.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height 378.6mm 397.8mm
Depth 85mm 64.4mm
Width 640.4mm 566.6mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Cables Included
DVI DisplayPort
AC
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 AC
DVI DisplayPort
AC
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 AC
 
 
 
Other Features NEC PA272W-SV2 Sony LMD-A240
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 37W Unknown - Click to provide data

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