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14 Reasons For
Two people said in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. In August this year Zhax wrote in their review on Amazon “It was an absolute bargain”.
Easy to Use
One Acer G247HYL owner who bought it mentioned that it was easy to use.
One customer concluded that it was easy to sync. Zhax mentioned on Amazon this month “The refresh rate is 60Hz, which, although isn't mind blowing, does the job nicely and syncs up well with any frame rate” in their review.
One Acer G247HYL owner reckoned that this PC monitors was good looking. Zhax gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned a few weeks ago “The four legs arranged in an x shape makes it look modern and stylish, without looking tacky”.
One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was thin. Zhax scored this PC monitors 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The screen is thinner than my little finger.” in their review of the Acer G247HYL.
Acer medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all flatpanel monitors Acer is one of the superior brands.
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Recent Price Drop of £10.00
In the last 55 days the price of the G247HYL has dropped by £10.00.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC displays of a similar type and age to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Acer G227HQL[plb_2210646_price], the iiyama E2282HD-B1[plb_3052594_price], or the Benq GW2270[plb_3069923_price] which has better reviews.
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the G247HYL is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G247HYL the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 to 4096 x 2160.
Has Two Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Acer G247HYL is more than most PC monitors that have been available for more than a year. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that are a comparable age to the G247HYL. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC screen.
Quite Fast Response Time
At only 4 milliseconds, the G247HYL has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for more than a year. Similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the G247HYL have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the G247HYL the annual energy consumptions range from 22kWh to 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 48kWh. The Acer G247HYL has a fairly low annual energy consumption (only 29 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other PC displays that were released one year ago.
At only 2.6 kilograms, the G247HYL is quite light compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age. Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the G247HYL have weights of between 2.3g and 79kg, and the average weight is 5kg.
Across all the comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the G247HYL the depths range from 33mm to 650mm. With a depth of only 41.7 millimeters, the G247HYL is very shallow compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the G247HYL.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the G247HYL have a built-in speaker, however the G247HYL does not have a built-in speaker.
It is worth considering alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Medion Akoya P54421[plb_2882134_price]; or the Benq GW2265HM[plb_2954621_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The G247HYL does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the G247HYL also do not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price] which is also cheaper.
Not 3D Compatible
The G247HYL is not 3D compatible. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than a year are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the G247HYL do not have an integrated card reader. The G247HYL is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and spec.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the G247HYL has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age.
Only One HDMI Port
The Acer G247HYL is a one HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the G247HYL have between one and three HDMI ports.
4 Other reasons to consider the Acer G247HYL
Average Running Costs
This LCD screen is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the G247HYL will cost £44 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 505 PC screens of a similar type and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this PC display was released.
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The G247HYL has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common display resolution.
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With a width of 540 millimeters, the Acer G247HYL has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the G247HYL.
Other flatpanel monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the DELL E2316H[plb_3010755_price] (544.8mm) which is also cheaper.
1920 x 1200
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1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Full HD, HD
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Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
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VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
Integrated TV Tuner
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-5 - 15
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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