56points

Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"

47points

Sony BVMF170

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Acer G5 G215HV 21.5" vs Sony BVMF170

Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170
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47
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Why is Acer G5 G215HV 21.5" better than Sony BVMF170?

  • 77.4W lower power consumption on operation
    32.6W vs110W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 26.7mm thinner
    188mmvs214.7mm
  • 4.6kg lighter
    4kgvs8600g

Why is Sony BVMF170 better than Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"?

  • 1 more HDMI ports
    1vs0
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 103.7mm shorter
    282.4mmvs386.1mm
  • 82.2mm narrower
    436mmvs518.2mm
  • 24º wider vertical viewing angle
    89ºvs65º
  • Supports Ethernet

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.

2.height

386.1mm

282.4mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

188mm

214.7mm

Best

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5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

The VESA mount is a standard used by most manufacturers. A device that supports the VESA mount can be mounted on many different supports, from arms to wall mounts.

For example

Samsung C43J89 43"

5.Has a swivel stand
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

6.width

518.2mm

436mm

Best

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340.5mm

Display

1.screen size

21.5"

16.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

2.has an IPS screen
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

4.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1080 x 1920px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

5.maximum horizontal viewing angle

90º

89º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

6.has an LED-backlit display
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Colors

1.luminance

200cd/m²

100cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.HDMI ports

0

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Acer HN274H

4

3.has a DVI connector
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

4.has a VGA connector
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

5.supports Ethernet
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.has FireWire
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

For example

Dell S2316H 23"

Power

1.power consumption operation

32.6W

110W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Sony BVMF170

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Samsung C43J89 43"

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