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10 Reasons For
Expert Reviews Are Good
This LCD screen received an expert rating of 83 out of 100 from Chip.de.
Owner Reviews Are Excellent
Based on 285 owner reviews this PC monitor has an outstanding average owner rating.
Medium monitors produced by Acer have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.
£6.06 Price Drop
In the last 42 days the price of the G246HYL has dropped by £6.06.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The G246HYL has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the G246HYL.
Alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Benq GW2265HM[plb_2954621_price], or the Viewsonic VX2263SMHL[plb_2974753_price].
We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Viewsonic VX2457MHD[plb_3341736_price].
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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the G246HYL is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the G246HYL the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).
Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment
With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Acer G246HYL has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. PC screens that were released more than a year ago have maximum height adjustments of between 17mm and 510mm.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the G246HYL is 48cm, the biggest is 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. With a display diagonal of 68.6 centimeters, the Acer G246HYL has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
At 300 candellas per square meter, the G246HYL has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the G246HYL the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
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Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port
Most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Acer G246HYL which has one USB Type-A downstream port.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The G246HYL does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the G246HYL also do not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
Most PC displays of a similar spec and age to the G246HYL are not 3D compatible. The Acer G246HYL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Acer G246HYL does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Very High Running Costs
The energy efficiency classification of this PC screen is C. The G246HYL is in the most expensive 15% of all 505 PC displays of this spec and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the G246HYL is £85.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
Only One HDMI Port
Most medium monitors that have been around for more than a year have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Acer G246HYL which has one HDMI port.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
The G246HYL has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (75 kilowatt hours) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average annual energy consumption of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G246HYL is 48kWh.
2 Other reasons to consider the Acer G246HYL
Released Over a Year Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.
At 624 millimeters, the G246HYL has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the G246HYL.
If you would consider a PC display with a wider width then you might want to look at the Asus VC239H[plb_2977758_price] (533.2mm), the Acer KA240HQ[plb_2903227_price] (567mm), or the HP ProDisplay P242va[plb_2896847_price] (571.2mm).
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Thin, light and cheap.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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