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17 Reasons For
One Industry Award
One expert review site said that this LCD screen was good. This PC screen received a "Bronze Award" from Hardware.info.
Some Acer G277HU owners reckoned that the product was good value for money. Neppo wrote “For the money it's excellent”. One Acer G277HU owner who purchased it concluded that it was a bargain for the price. This month Amazon Customer said on Amazon “I had a great deal on them” in their Acer G277HU review.
Good Picture Quality
Some people who bought the product thought it had good colour saturation. Aaron Moore mentioned on Amazon “Crisp with vibrant colours, no ghosting in either CSGO or BF4 at max settings” in his review of this PC monitors and gave the Acer G277HU a rating of 99 out of 100. Jim French wrote “It's way too bright and the colours are pretty bad.” in his review of the Acer G277HU.
One person who bought this PC monitors thought it had a wide viewing angle. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon in August “The vertical viewing angle could be better.”. One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitors had image ghosting.
Easy to Use
Several Acer G277HU owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Last year Aaron Moore said on Amazon “Crisp with vibrant colours, no ghosting in either CSGO or BF4 at max settings and full resolution” and scored the product 5 stars. Stuart W. said in his review of the Acer G277HU on Amazon “It is 1440p/2K panel so your going to need a high end GPU if you want the high/ultra settings on”.
User Reviews Are Good
Owners have rated this medium monitor on average 82%.
One Acer G277HU owner who bought the Acer G277HU reckoned that it was well made. Aaron Moore mentioned on Amazon last year “Really happy with it, my only gripes are the build quality - which isn't fantastic”.
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Good Technical Features
One person said in their reviews that this PC monitors had good features.
Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays
Acer is one of the superior flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Acer also has good reviews for its medium monitors.
100000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the Acer G277HU is 100000000:1. That's over twenty times the contrast ratio of the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 5000000:1.
A 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio is actually the best contrast ratio across all medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
A Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio is the worst contrast ratio across similar types of flatpanel monitor.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens that have a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and we think because of it's better review score, the FM-24 (£192.88), and the FM-27 (£242.34) both from Neovo or the Acer G257HU (£292.80) is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other LCD screens that have been available for more than a year, the Acer G277HU has a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung S27E650X (£253.95), the Fujitsu L27T-1 LED (£214.52), and the Acer S276HL is also worth considering.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the Acer G277HU is more than most LCD screens of this spec and age. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC|DVI|DisplayPort are also found on this Acer LCD screen.
Quite Low Power Consumption When Off
The power consumptions when off of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the G277HU range from 0.0005W to 1.2W. With a power consumption when off of only 0.2 Watts, the Acer G277HU has one of the lower power consumptions when off amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
Medium monitors that came out more than a year ago have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Acer G277HU has one of the brighter display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the G277HU have screen sizes of between 48cm and 110cm. At 68.6 centimeters, the Acer G277HU has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age.
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The Acer G277HU has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the G277HU the worst resolution is 720 x 400 and the best is 3840 x 2160.
Quite Fast Response Time
The Acer G277HU has one of the faster response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the G277HU have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.
The shallowest medium monitor that is a comparable age to the G277HU is 15mm deep and the deepest is 700mm. With a depth of only 37.5 millimeters, the Acer G277HU's depth is one of the shallowest amongst PC monitors of a similar age and type to the G277HU.
7 Reasons Against
One Acer G277HU reviewer thought the Acer G277HU was not good looking. Jim French wrote in his review of the Acer G277HU “It's way too bright and the colours are pretty bad.”. One person said that the Acer G277HU was not a good design. Last year Cj scored it 2 stars and mentioned “The stand is a bad design” in their review.
Poor Product Quality
One person said in their reviews that this PC monitors was not good quality. Aaron Moore said on Amazon “Really happy with it, my only gripes are the build quality - which isn't fantastic” however still scored the product 5 stars.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the G277HU, the Acer G277HU does not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the UZ2715H (£412.25), or the UZ2315H (£187.25) both from DELL or the Philips 241P6 (£208.78).
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other LCD screens of this age and type, the Acer G277HU does not have an integrated card reader.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most LCD screens of a similar type and age to the G277HU are not 3D compatible. The Acer G277HU is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 (£249.97), or the Acer XB240H (£149.99) which also has a higher Rating.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The Acer G277HU has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (64 kilowatt hours) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than a year have annual energy consumptions of between 22kWh and 29,000kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 210kWh.
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Average Running Costs
This Acer LCD screen has an energy efficiency rating of C. The average running cost of the G277HU is £47 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 486 medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Acer released the G277HU.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens of this age and type.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think the Asus VX279N (£215.48), the Philips 231P4QUPEB, and the Acer G257HU (£292.80) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
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The Acer G277HU has a pretty standard width (614 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than a year.
We compared all the other 614mm wide LCD screens to this PC display and we think the Acer S277HK (£482.71), and the LG 27MP77 which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
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…
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…
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…
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