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5 Reasons For
Acer Has Good PC Screen Reviews
Acer is one of the superior LCD screen brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Acer also has good reviews for its medium monitors.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and spec.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper PC display such as the LG 22MP55[plb_2203110_price] or you might consider a higher rated PC display such as the Benq BL2201[plb_2333127_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Acer 246HL has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the NEC AccuSync AS222[plb_1586454_price] which is cheaper; or the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which has better reviews.
We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the iiyama B2280HS[plb_1437611_price].
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Has Two Cables Includeds
The Acer 246HL has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this Acer PC monitor.
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The Acer 246HL is not 3D. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the 246HL are also not 3D.
If you want an LCD screen that is 3D then you might also want to consider the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price], or the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price]; or the Edge10 ES240d Slim[plb_1904863_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Acer 246HL does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 246HL also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price].
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Acer 246HL does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 246HL also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as it.
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Fairly High Power Consumption (off)
At 3.5 Watts, the Acer 246HL has a very high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. Across all the PC screens of this age and spec the power consumption (off)s range from 0.005W to 21W.
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Running Costs Are Average
The average running cost of the 246HL is £61 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC monitors of a comparable type and age.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This Acer flatpanel monitor was released over three years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.
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