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9 Reasons For
Low Running Costs
This PC display is rated A for energy efficiency. The average 8 year running cost of the G246HLF is only £54 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run medium monitors that have been available for more than a year.
Some Acer G246HLF owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was cheap. In October this year Amazon Customer scored the Acer G246HLF 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Great Budget Monitor!” in their Acer G246HLF review.
Good Product Quality
One Acer G246HLF owner who purchased it considered that it was good quality. In October William N. said on Amazon “The response time and picture quality is outstanding, great for gaming” in his review.
Good Picture Quality
One Acer G246HLF owner who reviewed the product considered that it had good picture quality.
Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays
We checked 2,965 user and expert reviews for Acer flatpanel monitors and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This flatpanel monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on PC monitors of a similar age and type to it.
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Has Four Cables Includeds
The G246HLF has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it. This Acer PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens of this age and type. The cables includeds "DVI", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)
The power consumption (PowerSave)s of comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the G246HLF range from 0.1W to 52W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 7.1W. The G246HLF has one of the lower power consumption (PowerSave)s (only 0.46 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Fast Response Time
The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G246HLF is 1ms, the slowest is 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. At only 1 millisecond, the Acer G246HLF has a very fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the G246HLF.
8 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The G246HLF does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the G246HLF which have a built-in speaker(s).
There are a number of other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider including the Acer G257HL[plb_2569415_price], or the Asus VE248HR[plb_3069904_price]; or the AOC G2460VQ6[plb_3032738_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the G246HLF do not have a built-in camera. The Acer G246HLF is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
The G246HLF is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Most medium monitors that were released more than a year ago do not have a card reader integrated. The G246HLF is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens that are a similar age to it.
Very Small Color Gamut
The smallest color gamut of similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G246HLF is 68% and the largest is 120%. With a color gamut of only 72 percent, the G246HLF has one of the smaller color gamuts amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age.
Only One HDMI Ports Quantity
The G246HLF is a one HDMI ports quantity LCD screen.
2 Other reasons to consider the Acer G246HLF
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this PC screen was released.
The Acer G246HLF has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens that have an LCD Display and we think the AOC I2481FXH[plb_3095284_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
If the display type of this LCD screen is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the DELL U2414H[plb_2140878_price] (LED and higher rated), or the AOC G2460VQ6[plb_3032738_price] (LED and higher rated) or the Benq GL2450E[plb_3402587_price] (LED and cheaper).
Reviewed 31 May 2016 by Amazon Customer | 11 Comments
Great budget monitor for gamers and alike who can't quite utilize (and or afford) the 144Hz version of this monitor! Haven't used the monitor for gaming yet but I'll be sure to update my review... Read more…
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