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Acer G246HY

81

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Acer G246HY

£139.99
Acer G246HY
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A very economical to run and classic 23.8" PC monitor, with good features and a good price
23.8" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 Yes Sep 2013 A
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Acer G246HY Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Acer G246HY number 7 in 3D monitors, number 592 in medium monitors and number 606 across all PC monitors.
91
Reviews
4 Reviews
83
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Features
Good Features
60
Age
4 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£34 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This Acer PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £34 over 5 years are in the cheapest 14% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
The G246HY has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Super-slim
Impressive performance
Smart connections
Environment-friendly
Slower than average response time
Does not have a built-in USB hub

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Acer G246HY In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Acer Has Very Good LCD Screen Reviews

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

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £139.99 it is in the cheapest 33% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £27 (19%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency classification of this LCD screen is A+, and the G246HY is in the cheapest 14% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the G246HY is only £34.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Acer released the G246HY in September 2013.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Acer G246HY of 23.8" is relatively typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 48% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on LCD screens.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The Acer G246HY's response time of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 80% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The average response time of all PC screens is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Acer G246HY of 178° is in the widest 32% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Acer G246HY's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 18% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer G246HY 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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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer G246HY does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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3D

The Acer G246HY is 3D, unlike 98% of flatpanel monitors which are not 3D.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Acer G246HY which has two HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer mdlumqg6aa001, acer mfgumqg6aa001, acer umwg6aab01005, acer umqg6aa002cr, acer g246hylbmjj, acer umqg6aa001, acer 1920x1080, g246hylbid

Barcodes:

00012304116943, 00804066554176, 00807034592095, 00808111671696, 00887899708626, 00887899882524, 04712196803186, 04712196803285, 04712196803292, 04712196892258, 04713147530441, 05054629478226, 07426101338355, 08878997086268

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