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Acer G277HU PC Monitor

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27" 100000000:1 LED Jun 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site wrote that this PC display was good. This LCD screen received a "Bronze Award" from Hardware.info.

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 11 owner reviews this Acer flatpanel monitor has an average owner rating of 82 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

A few Acer G277HU owners who purchased it thought it was good value for money. Neppo mentioned in their review of the Acer G277HU on Amazon “For the money it's excellent” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 3 stars. One Acer G277HU owner thought it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Acer G277HU on Amazon “I had a great deal on them” and gave the Acer G277HU a rating of 4 stars.

Good Picture Quality

A few Acer G277HU reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it had good colour saturation. One person thought it had image ghosting.

One person who reviewed the Acer G277HU reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “The vertical viewing angle could be better.”.

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Easy to Use

A few Acer G277HU owners agreed that the product was easy to use the menus. Aaron Moore gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his review on Amazon “Crisp with vibrant colours, no ghosting in either CSGO or BF4 at max settings and full resolution”. In December last year Stuart W. wrote in his Acer G277HU review on Amazon “It is 1440p/2K panel so your going to need a high end GPU if you want the high/ultra settings on” and scored it very highly.

Robust

One person who purchased it concluded that it was well made.

Good Technical Features

One Acer G277HU reviewer who bought the Acer G277HU thought it had good features.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We calculated the average ratings for all Acer PC monitors and also specifically for Acer medium monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings.

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LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Fujitsu B27T-7[plb_1632444_price], the Eizo FlexScan EV2450W[plb_3026917_price], or the DELL UltraSharp 25[plb_3059269_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer G277HU has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price], the LG 29UB67[plb_2884641_price], or the Acer H257HU[plb_2712612_price].

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Very Low Power Consumption When Off

The power consumptions when off of PC monitors of this age and spec range from 0.005W to 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 1.6W. With a power consumption when off of only 0.2 Watts, the Acer G277HU has one of the lower power consumptions when off amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of similar spec PC screens that have been around for more than a year range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Acer G277HU has one of the brightest display brightness amongst PC screens of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Acer G277HU has a fairly big display diagonal (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the G277HU. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the G277HU have screen sizes of between 48cm and 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Acer G277HU is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The worst resolution of all PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the G277HU is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer G277HU is more than most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Acer PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that are a similar age to the G277HU. The cables included "DVI" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of LCD screens that were released around the same time as the G277HU is 5.7ms. The Acer G277HU has a very fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the G277HU.

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Shallow

The depths of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the G277HU range from 33mm to 650mm, and the average depth is 93mm. When compared to other LCD screens that were released one year ago that we have checked, the Acer G277HU's depth of only 37.5 millimeters is one of the shallowest.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One customer concluded that it was not a good design. Cj wrote on Amazon “The stand is a bad design” in their Acer G277HU review. One Acer G277HU reviewer concluded that it was not good looking. Jim French wrote in his Acer G277HU review “It's way too bright and the colours are pretty bad.” .

Poor Product Quality

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was not good quality. Aaron Moore mentioned “Really happy with it, my only gripes are the build quality - which isn't fantastic”.

Price Has Recently Increased by £36.04

The G277HU has increased in price by £36.04 in the last fortnight.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec, the Acer G277HU does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the Philips 241P6[plb_2518920_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year, the Acer G277HU is not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price], or the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that have been around for more than a year do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer G277HU 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 screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the G277HU have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Acer G277HU which has one HDMI port.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the G277HU is 22kWh, the highest is 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 48kWh. The Acer G277HU has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (64 kilowatt hours) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer G277HU

Running Costs Are OK

This flatpanel monitor has an energy efficiency classification of C, and the average running cost of the G277HU is £47 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 505 medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over a year.

Average Width

At 614 millimeters, the Acer G277HU has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Specification

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3D Compatible
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HD Type
Aspect Ratio
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Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
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DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI Port
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Energy Star Certificate
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Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
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Packaging Content
Cable Included

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

19 April 2015

De Acer G277HUsmidp is een positieve verrassing. Een WQHD-monitor met een TN-paneel, kan dat wat zijn, zo vroegen we ons onwillekeurig toch even af. Zoals altijd blijkt het een goed idee met open...

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User Reviews

(11)

Great monitor as it's one of the cheapest in its class for the resolution. I hook it up to my 2013 Macbook Pro Retina through the Display Port cable (which you have to purchase separately), I... Read more…

Reviewed 29 March 2016 by Amazon Customer

Great display. Just bought two, and waiting on the converted so i can attach both to my laptop. The vertical viewing angle could be better. But it's not a big deal. The factory colors are baaad.... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2016 by Kindle Customer

A move up from 1080 and well worth the price mine was £249. Build quality is okay. All it does it sit on the desk its not as if I am taking it out or moving it around. The picture is very good.

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I bought this panel in august in the warehouse clearance. I have used it for gaming and general pc work. You will have have to setup the picture in windows and turn of some of the settings on the... Read more…

Reviewed 11 November 2015 by Aj
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant high definition...

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Electricity cost when switched on £44.69
Electricity cost when on standby £1.77
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Total running cost over 5 years £46.46
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Energy Rating
0.23T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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