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7 Reasons For
Average Owner Reviews
On average, V246HL owners rated this PC display 77%.
On average Acer medium monitors have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all flatpanel monitors manufactured by Acer.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 227E6[plb_2497490_price], the iiyama E2282HD-B1[plb_3052594_price], or the Benq GW2270[plb_3068635_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Acer V246HL has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the V246HL.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer G246HYL[plb_3026768_price], the Hanns.G HS243HPB[plb_2910705_price], or the V7 L23600WHS-9K[plb_3244153_price].
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for more than a year.
Has Four Cables Included
The Acer V246HL has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The cables included "DVI", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
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The Acer V246HL is fairly shallow (only 50.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the V246HL. The depths of medium monitors that were released one year ago range from 33mm to 650mm.
7 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the V246HL, the Acer V246HL does not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
Most PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the V246HL are not 3D compatible. The Acer V246HL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the V246HL do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer V246HL is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The average vertical viewing angle of PC monitors that were released more than a year ago is 170°. The Acer V246HL has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released one year ago.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Acer V246HL has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the V246HL. The horizontal viewing angles of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
3 Other reasons to consider the Acer V246HL
Running Costs Are OK
The efficiency rating of this flatpanel monitor is A, and the V246HL has an average running cost of £37 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 505 PC monitors of this age and spec.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Acer released the V246HL.
At 566.42 millimeters, the Acer V246HL has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the V246HL.
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
Jake the Game Developer would recommend the Acer V246HL (Verified Purchase)
These monitors are great for the price and have plenty of features. One of the few PC monitors in this price range that actually uses DisplayPort (which is great), plus it has built in speakers... Read more…
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