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Acer B246WL PC Monitor

£240.33 £13.59 cheaper than 46 days ago
24" 1920 X 1200 100000000:1 LED Feb 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £56.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Acer has good PC monitor reviews
Does not have a built-in USB hub
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OK Running Costs

The B246WL is typical compared to the other 648 flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the B246WL is £57.

Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer B246WL does not have a built-in USB hub. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Acer Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

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


Released Over a Year Ago

It was February 2016 when Acer released the B246WL.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer B246WL has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include the Acer B276HL (£239.99), the LG 29UC88 (£239.99), or the Samsung LS27E591CS (£237.25) all of which are cheaper.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Acer B246WL is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The response times of PC monitors of this spec and age range from 1ms to 25ms. The Acer B246WL has one of the slower response times (6 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer B246WL has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04713147594160

Acer B246WL Review Sources

To prepare this Acer B246WL 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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