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Acer S276 PC Monitor

£439.02
£370.00 £69.02 cheaper than 75 days ago
27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Jul 2013
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Acer S6 Series monitors are ideal for someone looking for premium performance that's packaged in a slim, eco-friendly design. At less than one inch in thickness, the display delivers the highest... More
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19 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This PC screen received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from Digital Versus.

User Reviews Are Average

Based on 59 user reviews the average user rating of this PC screen is 79 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

A few Acer S276 owners who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Alex Jarvis he wrote in his review “Great monitor with rich colours, love the glass screen! Speakers not so good”. Alex Jarvis also said “The screen us ultra sharp with rich colours and a great contrast ratio”.

Three Acer S276 reviewers who bought the Acer S276 considered that it had good picture quality. Two years ago Natthapong Sansombat said “Picture quality is superb and colour is brilliant! In-built speaker on the other hand is awful” yet they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

Some Acer S276 owners who reviewed the Acer S276 mentioned that it was good quality. Louis Brooks mentioned “The display is so lovely in both picture quality and design that I really don't mind the other flaws”. Two years ago Mark R. said on Amazon “The display quality is superb and the zero frame design increases the amount of real estate dedicated to the display”. Mark R. also said “Works great with my laptop and I have too also connected via HDMI a games console and again the picture quality is immense”.

Easy to Use

Some Acer S276 owners who reviewed the Acer S276 said that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Adam David George Wrigley wrote in his review of the Acer S276 “Great monitor, I am going to look on the internet to see if I can tweak the settings to make it perfect for my PS3”.

One Acer S276 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to use. J Brooks wrote on Amazon “They work well enough and volume easy to control) and it does not have a headphone socket”.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of customers said that it was good value for money. Mr. Al Green wrote in his Acer S276 review “That was realife looking & vastly fantastic colours, for price it's ok.” . In November last year Tyler wrote in his review of the Acer S276 “Good quality and low price”.

One Acer S276 reviewer who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was a bargain for the price. Mr. W. Sinclair said on Amazon “A bargain” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Nice Design

Some people agreed that the Acer S276 was good looking. Thomas.b mentioned on Amazon “Allows for a beautiful view in any circumstance” and scored it 4 stars. Three years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com rated this PC monitor 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Acer S276 “It certainly has a stylish design.”.

One Acer S276 reviewer reckoned that it was a good design. Natthapong Sansombat wrote “Great monitor with design flaw” in their review.

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Good Webcam

One Acer S276 reviewer concluded that it was good for making skype calls. Mark R. wrote in his review on Amazon “For general you tube / Skype / dvd viewing its perfectly acceptable” and rated the product as excellent.

Robust

One Acer S276 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Thomas.b said on Amazon “Contrast - Deceptively light, can be carried around with relative ease - Sturdy and well made, although the base” in their review.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed it thought it had good sound quality. Mark R. wrote in his review of this PC monitor “The sound quality is fair”.

Good Size

One Acer S276 owner said that it was a good depth. Mr. Al Green mentioned on Amazon “Want real depth and life colours.”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

Acer has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other brands.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other similar spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a built-in speaker, the Acer S276 has a built-in speaker.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Acer S276 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the S276. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens of this age and type is 60° and the widest is 1,800°.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer S276 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The vertical viewing angles of PC screens of this age and spec range from 50° to 180°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Acer S276 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the S276 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of PC monitors of this age and spec is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm. With a display diagonal of 68.6 centimeters, the Acer S276 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S276.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer S276 is more than most medium monitors that came out around the same time as it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S276. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC screen.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One person who reviewed the product considered that it did not have good features. Three years ago Digitalversus.com said “The hardware features are quite limited (stand, speakers” nonetheless they still gave it a score of 4 stars.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the S276, the Acer S276 is not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer S276 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the S276 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer S276 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with an integrated card reader and we think the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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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 PC screens that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The Acer S276 has a quite dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the S276. Across all the LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the S276 the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Heavy

Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the S276 the weights range from 3g to 39kg. With a weight of 6.8 kilograms, the Acer S276 is one of the heavier PC displays of this type and age amongst medium monitors of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer S276

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the S276 is £61 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC displays of this type and age.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium monitor was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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LCD Display Type

The Acer S276 has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC screens of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens that have an LCD Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price], or the Eizo FlexScan EV2316[plb_1717439_price].

Flatpanel monitors with a better display type that might be worth considering include the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] (LED), or the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 30 March 2016 by Michael S.
(Verified Purchase)

Most satisfied fits my needs...

Reviewed 15 March 2016 by Mr A. Noknee-Mouse
(Verified Purchase)

Great Screen, really clear and a pleasure to own, have ordered two now, best choice in my opinion.

I've had this for almost 2 years, so I can give a fairly balanced review. I mainly game, but also photoshop, code and do all your usual web stuff. I can safely say that this is hands down the best... Read more…

Reviewed 29 June 2015 by Simon
(Verified Purchase)

Well it happened.I moved the monitor to another room and yes one side(obvious side) dropped about 3mm.It is noticeable and yes it drives me mad.I've tried a small drinks coaster under the base on... Read more…

Reviewed 27 June 2015 by Letgomarket
(Verified Purchase)

Good 3 times buy.

Reviewed 11 May 2015 by MR D HOBBS
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent monitor. Amazing picture. However if you have sunlight hitting your desk this Monitor is glossy so will reflect quite a bit.

Reviewed 30 March 2015 by Sue
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent, so clear.

Reviewed 6 March 2015 by John

Not the same quality as the previous model.

Reviewed 23 February 2015 by Louis Brooks
(Verified Purchase)

Great Display, one of the best looking I could find for the price.
As everyone else is saying, the speakers aren't worth it. I thought maybe i'd be able to see past it as i'm not much of an... Read more…

Reviewed 17 February 2015 by I. D. Harvey "repair Guru"
(Verified Purchase)

Ordered this monitor arrived very quickly on a Saturday, unfortunately totally not working,contacted amazon and had it picked up on the following Monday and the replacement arrived same day :)Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £57.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £60.67
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s276hl, s276hlt, s276hltm, acer s276, s276hltmj, acer 100m1, acer s276h, s276hltmjj, acer s276hl, acer p178228, acer s276hlt, acer 250cdm2, acer s276hltm, acer p178228p, acer 1920x1080, acer s276hltmj, acer s276hltmjj, acer umhs6ee001
Barcodes 04712196714840, 04712196714857, 05054533482241

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