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Acer B246 PC Monitor

£203.27
24" 1920 X 1200 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £3.21 Electricity cost over 5 years
Acer has good reviews for its PC displays
Good quality
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Reviews

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 4,262 owner and expert reviews (including 789 verified purchases), Acer has good ratings for its PC displays. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the B246 in January 2015.


Design

Good Quality

Three owners reckoned that the product was good quality. Two years ago website Newegg.com scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and said “The picture quality is just amazing”. They also wrote “No other monitor really met my needs for this price without having some quality issues” in their review. And also said “Competitive gaming in first person shooters - the quality of the picture is amazing.”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer B246 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC screens of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of their better review scores, the AOC I2460 (£201.35), or the iiyama XB2483HSU (£200.39).

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Asus MX259 (£215.99) is also worth considering.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar type and age to it.

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Has an HDCP

The Acer B246 has an HDCP, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Acer B246 has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical (only 160 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The viewing angles, vertical of PC screens of a similar age and type to this flatpanel monitor range from 10° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Acer B246 has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal (only 170 degrees) amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age. The viewing angles, horizontal of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this PC monitor range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The Acer B246 is wall mountable. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and type also are wall mountable.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer B246 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to this PC display also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00887899192920, 00887899906039, 04053162537149, 04053162537231, 04053162538696, 04712196649869, 04712196649913, 04712196738839, 04712196738853, 04713147151837, 04713147309429, 04713147358953, 04713147358977, 04713147686575, 04713147693375, 04713392029776, 08878991929202, 08878999060396, 08878999136312

Acer B246 Review Sources

To prepare this Acer B246 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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