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7 Reasons For
Good User Reviews
This medium monitor has an average user rating of 80% based on 14 user reviews.
Three Acer V246 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Martin John Collingwood gave the Acer V246 a rating of 5 stars and he said “Superb product for the price” in his review of the Acer V246. Whizzkid said “Great value screen.” and rated the Acer V246 4 stars.
Good Product Quality
Several Acer V246 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Acer V246 on Amazon in December this year “Nt happy with the quality of the monitor”.
One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was easy to damage or scratch.
Acer has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other manufacturers.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
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Has Two Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Acer V246 is more than most medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that are a similar age to the V246. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most PC screens of this age and type do not have a built-in speaker. The Acer V246 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.
Not 3D Compatible
The Acer V246 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the V246 are also not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the V246, the Acer V246 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC displays of this type and age, the Acer V246 does not have an integrated card reader.
We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader including 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 typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The Acer V246 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the V246. Across all the PC displays of this age and type the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.
5 Other reasons to consider the Acer V246
Running Costs Are Average
The V246 has an average 5 year running cost of £37 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 998 similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This PC display was released over three years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
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LCD Display Type
The Acer V246 has a better display type than most comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as it have an LED display type.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available including the Planar PLL2210W[plb_1809826_price], or the Eizo ColorEdge CX270[plb_1724638_price] which has better reviews.
If the display type of this Acer PC screen is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.
With a width of 567 millimeters, the Acer V246 has a fairly average width compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec.
If you would consider a PC monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the Acer 246HL[plb_1498501_price] (567mm).
This is the second time ive bought this monitor in the last year one for me and a year later for my grandson for xmas ,well guys i would,t have purchased it again if i was,nt happy with the... Read more…
Miss speeder would recommend the Acer V246WL (Verified Purchase)
This monitor is for web browsing and checking images before posting using a standard gamut monitor (calibrated). Had to turn the brightness WAY down to make it usable in and editing suite,... Read more…
The monitor is fine. The documentation is very poor. The description of the controls doesn't agree with the action of the controls. It lists 7 control buttons but there are only 6 and a couple of... Read more…
Very light display. The image is very clear and crisp. Small bezels makes it great for duel monitors
Great picture quality
Very Poor Controls
This is a big complaint. The mounting bracket for the base is the worst possible design ever. Very small and flimsy the monitor feels like it is going to fall over if you touch it. If you move your mo
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