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Acer B246HL

82

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Acer B246HL

£267.47
Acer B246HL
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An award winning and very economical to run 24" LCD screen, with very good features but representing only moderate value for money
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Aug 2016 B
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Acer UM.FB6EE.C01 60cm B6 B246HL 24-Inch Full HD LCD LED Monitor - Black
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Acer B246HL Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Acer B246HL number 402 across all PC monitors and number 405 in medium monitors.
96
Reviews
12 Reviews + 1 Award
66
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Age
15 Months Old
87
Running Costs
£42 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. This PC monitor has received an industry award from Whatnext.pl. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £42 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This Acer PC monitor has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a built-in USB hub
Very high contrast ratio (typical)
Has a stand included
Full HD
VESA mount
Acer ecodisplay
USB 3.0
Acer ecolor
ErgoStand

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £159.06 on Amazon UK 46 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 78% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Acer B246HL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site said that this PC display was very good. This was from Whatnext.pl who gave it an "Yes".

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 12 owner reviews this flatpanel monitor has a terrific average owner rating. 10 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This Acer LCD screen in the top 12% of all the flatpanel monitors when ranked by user rating.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 8,715 expert and owner reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases) for Acer PC displays and found that on average Acer has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Acer PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is less than 18 months old, however at £267.47 it is in the most expensive 32% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Acer B246HL of $150.65 (£208.97) in the United States. That's a saving of £58.50.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This LCD screen is rated B for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the B246HL will cost £42 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

Acer released the B246HL in November 2016.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Acer B246HL of 24" is relatively standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 56% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Acer B246HL of 5ms is fairly typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 60% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer B246HL has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer B246HL has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Very High Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Acer B246HL of 100,000,000 is in the highest 2% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Acer B246HL of only 160° is narrower than 85% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer B246HL of only 170° is in the narrowest 26% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Has a Stand Included

The Acer B246HL has a stand included, unlike 84% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a stand included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer computer gmbh b246hlymdr, umfb6ee002 1920x1080, acer 1920x108060hz, umfb6ee002 b246hl, umfb6ee002 100m1, acer b246hlymdpr, acer umfb6ee002, acer umfb6eec01, acer umfb6ee011, acer b246hlymdr, acer 100m1

Barcodes:

00888863364749, 04053162537118, 04054828654897, 04058154221655, 04712196649869, 04712196649890, 04712196649937, 04713392727153

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