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Acer B246HYL

£198.52
Acer B246HYL
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An economical to run but moderately out of date 23.8" flatpanel monitor, with good features but representing only average value for money
23.8" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 6ms Feb 2016
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Acer B246HYL Review

Released 2 years ago and with low running costs, we have scored the Acer B246HYL as follows:
54
Value for Money
Average
74
Features
Good Features
81
Age
2 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
It has running costs of £56 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Sharp details
Comfortable computing
Brilliant colors
Flexible design
Eco-friendly design
Slower than average response time

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Acer B246HYL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 8,715 expert and user reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its PC displays. 95% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £198.52 it is in the most expensive 45% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer B246HYL and the United Kingdom price of £198.52 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $147.41 (£204.44).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the B246HYL will cost £56 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the B246HYL in February 2016.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor 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 Acer B246HYL's display diagonal of 23.8" is relatively standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 49% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

Across all the PC screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the B246HYL of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 77% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The B246HYL 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 B246HYL 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 B246HYL of 100,000,000 is very high compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 2% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The B246HYL has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. This PC screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "HDMI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

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Acer B246HYL

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