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Acer LCD Screens Have Good Reviews
We checked 3,184 user and expert reviews for Acer flatpanel monitors and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.
Price Drop of £11.01
The price of the V246HL dropped by £11.01 in the last few weeks.
100000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The Acer V246HL has a maximum contrast ratio of 100000000:1. That's over twenty times the contrast ratio of the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio of 5000000:1.
This LCD screen's contrast ratio (100000000:1) is actually the best contrast ratio amongst all flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the V246HL.
A Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio is the worst contrast ratio across comparable types of LCD screen.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC monitors that have a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available including the G247HYL, the G247HL, or the K222HQL (£74.99) all from Acer which has a better Rating.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Acer V246HL has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the V246HL.
Other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung S22E450B (£85.99), the AOC G2460VQ6 (£119.75), or the HKC 2276A (£77.40).
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the V246HL have annual energy consumptions of between 22kWh and 29,000kWh. At only 34 kilowatt hours, the Acer V246HL has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the V246HL.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC screens of this spec and age, the Acer V246HL does not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
The Acer V246HL is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the V246HL are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC displays of this age and type, the Acer V246HL does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC monitors of a similar spec and age to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including the Samsung S22E450D, the Viewsonic VA2265SH (£99.54), or the Philips 226V4LAB (£79.98) which has a better Rating.
If the display resolution of this flatpanel monitor is not many enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP Z24i (£92.39) (1920 x 1200), or the Acer G247HYL (1920 x 1200) which also has a higher rating.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
Flatpanel monitors of this type and age have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°. At only 160 degrees, the Acer V246HL has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the V246HL.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The average horizontal viewing angle of PC displays of this spec and age is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the Acer V246HL has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the V246HL.
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Average Running Costs
This PC display has an energy efficiency rating of A, and the average 5 year running cost of the V246HL is £37 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 486 flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this LCD screen was released.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.
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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