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Acer 272HL PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jan 2014
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12 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

PC display expert review site techreviewsource.com scored this flatpanel monitor 70 out of 100.

Top Seller

According to Amazon sales data, the 272HL is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased PC screens in the last 3 months.

Nice Design

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Three years ago Techreviewsource.com said “With the Acer T272HL ($699.99 list) you get a gorgeous 27-inch VA (Vertical Alignment) display with 10-point ca” in their review. Techreviewsource.com also said “Stylish design”.

One Acer 272HL owner said that the product was a good design. Techreviewsource.com wrote in their review of the Acer 272HL “Simply superior design to other monitors available” .

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Robust

Several Acer 272HL reviewers who reviewed the Acer 272HL considered that it was well made. Expert review site Techreviewsource.com wrote in their Acer 272HL review “It's a generally solid performer.”. Techreviewsource.com also wrote “Very good build quality”.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed the Acer 272HL reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Techreviewsource.com rated the product 4 stars and wrote “Onscreen menu easily accessible” in their review. One person who purchased it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Techreviewsource.com mentioned “Screen can be tilted to 60 for comfortable touchscreen navigation”.

Good Product Quality

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Medium monitors built by Acer have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.

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LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that came out more than two years ago.

Alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to look at include the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price], the Samsung S24D390[plb_2204895_price], or the iiyama GE2488HS[plb_2365276_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

At 68.6 centimeters, the Acer 272HL has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the 272HL. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have display diagonal (metric)s of between 28cm and 590cm.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The Acer 272HL has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age. The display brightnesss of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 272HL range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC 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 came out around the same time as it.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The Acer 272HL has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 272HL. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this LCD screen.

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8 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Acer 272HL owner concluded that the Acer 272HL was not cheap. Techreviewsource.com mentioned in their Acer 272HL review “Extremely expensive” .

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 272HL do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Acer 272HL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the 220B4[pl_1399348_price], or the 236V4L[pl_1447373_price] both from Philips or the iiyama E2481HS[plb_1517747_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Acer 272HL is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 272HL are also not 3D.

LCD screens which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Acer GN246HL[plb_2263973_price] or the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC screens of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The Acer 272HL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Vk248h[pl_2395629_price], or the VK228H[pl_1386924_price] both from Asus which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC displays that were launched around the same time as the 272HL do not have a card reader integrated. The Acer 272HL is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Acer 272HL is a one HDMI ports quantity LCD screen.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 6 milliseconds, the Acer 272HL has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 272HL is 1ms, the slowest is 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer 272HL

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the 272HL is £49 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 LCD screens of this spec and age.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the 272HL.

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 medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Specification

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Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Pivot
Stand-By LED
Power LED
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
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Packaging Content
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

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Techreviewsource.com

13 February 2014

The Acer T272HL is a striking 27-inch touch-screen monitor offering very accurate colors and responsive 10-point touch technology. It's a generally solid performer, but it loses some color...

Responsive touch screen
Excellent color accuracy
Stylish design
Simply superior design to other monitors available
Very good build quality
Reflective screen
Soso viewing angles
Pricey
So-so viewing angles
Lackluster performance

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 12 November 2014 by BatCave
BatCave would recommend the Acer T272HL

The monitor works well, the touch feature response very well and quickly, the only drawback is that the audio is not very clear, I would recommend using external speakers for sound...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Easy set up. touch
Bad Button Design
Clear Glass At Bottom
Poor speakers
Washed out
Is so poor picture quality

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.07
Electricity cost when on standby £2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £75.38
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0.37T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers k272hlb, k272hlbi, k272hlbid, acer t272, home k272, acer hub1, acer k272, code k272, 1920x1080, umhw3ee009, apple k272, acer k272h, code k272h, umhx3eee04, umhw3eec01, umhw3ee010, umhx3eed01, acer 100m1, acer t272h, home k272h, acer hub1u, acer t272hl, home k272hl, acer hub1up, apple k272h, acer k272hl, code k272hl, acer p190744, home k272hlb
Barcodes 00013088406244, 00791963276662, 04713147253715, 04713147286225, 04713147286256, 04713147441457, 04713147833948, 04713147833955, 04713392188619, 04713392548826, 04713392548857, 05054629478073, 05054629799253, 05054629913079

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