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Acer S230HL PC Monitor

23.6" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Apr 2014
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Acer S Series monitors are very slim yet spacious displays that are great for multitasking and web browsing. High-def visuals leap to life thanks to Full HD resolution and an extremely high... More
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8 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 3,487 expert and owner reviews for Acer flatpanel monitors and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to it.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays that have an LED Display and we think the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price], the LG 24M45[plb_2194306_price], and the iiyama B2283HS[plb_2323545_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as the S230 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Acer S230 which has two HDMI ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p|720p video mode, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on LCD screens of this age and spec.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer S230 is more than most PC screens of a similar age and spec to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S230.

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Short

At only 332 millimeters, the Acer S230 is fairly short compared to most of the other PC displays that were launched more than two years ago. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S230 have heights of between 41mm and 4,800mm.

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Shallow

The Acer S230 is one of the shallowest PC displays of a similar age and spec to the S230 (only 33 millimeters) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. PC screens of a similar spec and age to the S230 have depths of between 12mm and 560mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the S230, the Acer S230 does not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker and we think the E2273HDS[pl_1498490_price], or the E2483HS[pl_1616494_price] both from iiyama or the HKC 2412A[plb_1857080_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC displays of this age and type are not 3D compatible. The Acer S230 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the S230, the Acer S230 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer S230 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the S230 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

When compared to other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the S230, the Acer S230's vertical viewing angle of only 50 degrees is one of the narrowest. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Acer S230 has one of the narrowest horizontal viewing angles (only 90 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average horizontal viewing angle of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S230 is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S230 is 280 cd/m². The Acer S230 has one of the dimmer display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst PC screens of this age.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer S230

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the S230 is £41 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 LCD screens of this age and spec.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the S230 over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Width

At 548 millimeters, the Acer S230 has a pretty average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £35.27
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £38.01
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers s230hl, acer s230, acer s230h, acer s230hl, acer 1920x1080

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