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Acer RT240Y PC Monitor

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23.8" 1920 X 1080 LED May 2016
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12 Reasons For

Just Released Seven Months Ago

This LCD screen has only been on the market for seven months. Newer PC monitors like this one are likely to have more advanced features.

Acer Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Medium monitors produced by Acer have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.

Price Has Recently Dropped by £10.00

In the last few days the RT240Y has dropped in price by £10.00.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung S24C450B[plb_3807600_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer RT240Y has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the RT240Y also have a built-in speaker.

It is worth also looking at other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Benq ZOWIE RL2455[plb_3761439_price], the AOC E2775SJ[plb_3342111_price], or the LG 24MT48DW-WZ[plb_3899379_price].

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Acer RT240Y has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the RT240Y. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the RT240Y have vertical viewing angles of between 15° and 180°.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the RT240Y is -5° and the widest is 180°. At 178 degrees, the Acer RT240Y has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the RT240Y.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many recently released medium monitors.

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Short

The shortest medium monitor that has been on the market for a comparable time to the RT240Y is 43mm tall, the tallest is 3,000mm, and the average height is 370mm. The Acer RT240Y is fairly short (only 323 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays that are a comparable age to the RT240Y.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 32 kilowatt hours, the Acer RT240Y has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the RT240Y. The annual energy consumptions of latest medium monitors range from 23kWh to 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 49kWh.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for the last year is 1ms and the slowest is 20ms. With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the Acer RT240Y has one of the faster response times amongst PC screens of this age.

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Shallow

When compared to other new medium monitors, the depth of the Acer RT240Y of only 7 millimeters is one of the shallowest. The shallowest comparable spec PC screen that has been around for the last year is 7mm deep, the deepest is 610mm, and the average depth is 110mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most new medium monitors are not 3D compatible. The Acer RT240Y is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other recently released flatpanel monitors, the Acer RT240Y does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer RT240Y does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the RT240Y also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many recently released PC monitors.

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Very Small Color Gamut

At only 72 percent, the Acer RT240Y has a quite small color gamut compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the RT240Y. The average color gamut of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the RT240Y is 82%.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of medium monitors that were released in the last year is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Acer RT240Y has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Acer RT240Y is a one HDMI port PC display.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer RT240Y

Average Running Costs

This LCD screen is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the RT240Y is £42 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 395 medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year.

Average Width

At 539.8 millimeters, the Acer RT240Y has a pretty average width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released in the last 12 months.

If you are not concerned about having a wider width then you might also want to consider the LG 24MP88HM[plb_3285147_price] (541mm), or the Wortmann AG TERRA 2462W[plb_3365044_price] (540mm).

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £38.46
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £41.20
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 100m1, acer rt240, acer rt240y, acer rt240yb, acer rt240ybm, acer rt240ybmi, acer umqr0ee005, acer rt240ybmid
Barcodes 04713392581625

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