58points

Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"

93points

Dell S2817Q 28"

Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
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Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6" vs Dell S2817Q 28"

Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

Why is Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6" better than Dell S2817Q 28"?

  • 68W lower power consumption on operation
    22W vs90W
  • 48.2mm shorter
    335.3mmvs383.5mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 4.5kg less shipping weight
    5kgvs9.5kg
  • 793.8g lighter
    4.24kgvs5034.9g
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 91mm narrower
    566.9mmvs657.9mm

Why is Dell S2817Q 28" better than Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"?

  • 3ms less response time
    2msvs5ms
  • 18.22% bigger screen size
    27.9"vs23.6"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 1.69x higher pixel density
    157ppivs93ppi
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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

335.3mm

383.5mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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.

4.Has a swivel stand
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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"

5.thickness

208mm

185.4mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

6.shipping weight

5kg

9.5kg

The gross weight of the product when packaged, including all wrapping, and boxing.

Best

Asus VP247N 23.6"

0.8kg

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Display

1.response time

5ms

2ms

Response time is how long it takes for a display to change the state of pixels, in order to show new content. The less time it takes to respond, the less likely it is to blur fast-changing images.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.pixel density

93ppi

157ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

23.6"

27.9"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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.

5.has an IPS screen
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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.

6.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

1000:1

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

3.display colors

16.7m

1074m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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

2.HDMI ports

0

2

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 K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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

4.has a VGA connector
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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

5.has FireWire
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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"

6.has an external memory slot
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

For example

Dell UltraSharp U2413 24"

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Power

1.power consumption operation

22W

90W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.3W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

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

2.supports PiP and PaP
Acer K2 K242HQL 23.6"
Dell S2817Q 28"

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

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