57points

Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"

51points

Samsung MD230X3

Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
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Samsung MD230X3
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26 facts in comparison

Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8" vs Samsung MD230X3

Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3

Why is Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8" better than Samsung MD230X3?

  • 4ms less response time
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    4msvs8ms
  • 3.48% bigger screen size
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    23.8"vs23"
  • Has an HDMI output
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  • 119W lower power consumption on operation
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    19W vs138W
  • Has an IPS screen
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  • Has an LED-backlit display
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  • 225.2mm shorter
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    337.8mmvs563mm
  • 2.6W lower power consumption on standby
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    0.4W vs3W

Why is Samsung MD230X3 better than Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"?

  • 50nits brighter
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    300nitsvs250nits
  • 3x higher static contrast ratio
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    3000:1vs1000:1
  • Has a swivel stand
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Price comparison

General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
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.Has a swivel stand
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.
3.height

337.8mm

563mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.thickness

210.1mm

307.2mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
5.width

579.9mm

1.59m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.Supports VESA mount
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
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.

Display

1.response time

4ms

8ms

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.
2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
3.screen size

23.8"

23"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has an IPS screen
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
5.has an LED-backlit display
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
6.Has a curved display
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
A curved screen is designed to better fill a user's field of vision, giving the viewer a sense of being immersed in the image.

Colors

1.brightness

250nits

300nits

A nit is a measurement of the light that a display emits, equal to one candela per square meter. Brighter displays ensure a screen's contents are easy to read, even in sunny conditions.
2.contrast ratio

1000:1

3000:1

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.
3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Connectivity

1.has an HDMI output
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.has a DVI connector
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
3.has a VGA connector
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
4.has FireWire
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
5.has an external memory slot
Acer K2 K242HYL 23.8"
Samsung MD230X3
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Power

1.operating power consumption

19W

138W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
2.power consumption in standby mode

0.4W

3W

The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

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