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Acer S276HL

Acer S276HL PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Sep 2014
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S6 Series monitors refine their outlook from previous generations with the same attractive ultra-thin design, but with uplifted details. Thanks to a Zero Frame design with an ultra-thin bezel,... More
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8 Reasons For

Nice Design

One Acer S276HL owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “Edge-to-edge glass look incredibly stylish along” in their review of this PC monitor.

Robust

One person who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on Expert Reviews “It's surprisingly sturdy, though”.

Acer PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Acer is one of the superior LCD screen brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Acer also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], the ViewZ VZ-27[plb_2277403_price], or the Acer GN246HL[plb_2263973_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer S276HL has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC monitors that came out around the same time as the S276HL which do not 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 consider including the AOC e2260Swhu[plb_1364850_price], the Samsung 320MXN-3[plb_1365711_price], or the Neovo HX-24[plb_1886037_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

LCD screens that have been around for more than two years have screen sizes of between 28cm and 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. At 68.6 centimeters, the Acer S276HL has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC screens of this age and type.

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Has Three Cables Included

The Acer S276HL has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the S276HL. The cables included "MHL" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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6 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Les Numeriques.com and micromart.co.uk this Acer LCD screen has an average expert rating of 67%.

Not 3D Compatible

Most flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S276HL are not 3D compatible. The Acer S276HL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the D2769[pl_1563236_price], or the d2757Ph[pl_1515695_price] both from AOC or the NEC MultiSync P241[plb_2071945_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer S276HL does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S276HL also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the 27" Thunderbolt Display[pl_1715481_price], or the 27" Cinema Display[pl_1999154_price] both from Apple or the HP EliteDisplay E221[plb_1556554_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the S276HL do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer S276HL is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the S276HL is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Acer S276HL has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the S276HL.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer S276HL

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released over two years ago.

Running Costs Are OK

This LCD screen has an energy efficiency rating of A, and the S276HL has an average 5 year running cost of £61 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC displays of this age and spec.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Specification

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DC-In Jack
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Design
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Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicator
Power
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Expert Reviews

(5)
16 December 2013

The Acer S276HL proved a pleasant surprise on some fronts and a slight disappointment on others. It certainly has a stylish design, but the hardware features are quite limited (stand, speakers)....

Excellent colour fidelity with factory settings (Delta E 2.8)
HDMI ports with MHL support
Wide viewing angles
Un trs bon rendu des couleurs par dfaut (Delta E 2 8)
La compatibilit MHL des prises HDMI
Speakers aren't up to scratch
Stand is quite basic
Some clouding in the model we tested
Full HD rather than WQHD resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels)
Enceintes inexploitables
14 November 2013

I suffered some trials and tribulations with the Acer S276HLtmj, as my loan sample had clearly been given a hard time in the past. The first hurdle to overcome is a result of the swoopy asymmetric... Read more…

28 October 2013

Its colour accuracy is quite poor for an IPS panel, but great if you only want a big screen for your phone and tablet...

9 December 2013

Au final, l'Acer S276HL parvient à nous surprendre là où on ne l'attendait pas... et déçoit un peu par ailleurs. Son design le dessert plus qu'autre chose avec une ergonomie trop limitée. En...

3 June 2013

Hace años que el tamaño de las pantallas no deja de crecer . En el salón de nuestras casas teníamos, hasta hace unos años, televisores de 19 o 24 pulgadas sin que esto nos pareciera extraño,... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £57.69
Electricity cost when on standby £2.98
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Total running cost over 5 years £60.67
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer s276, acer s276h, acer s276hl, acer s276hlt, acer s276hltm, acer s276hltmj, acer umhs6ee001, acer s276hltmjj
Barcodes 04712196714840, 04712196714864, 05054533482241

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