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Acer G246HYL PC Monitor

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27" 100000000:1 LED Sep 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 2,965 user and expert reviews for Acer LCD screens and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on PC screens of this age and type.

Other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic VA2037[plb_1471364_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The G246HYL has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the G246HYL.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic VA2037[plb_1471364_price].

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3840 X 2160 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the G246HYL is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the G246HYL the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.

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Quite High Height Adjustment

The lowest height adjustment of PC displays that are a similar age to the G246HYL is 20mm and the highest is 180mm. The G246HYL has one of the higher height adjustments (150 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Only One USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity

The G246HYL is a one USB Type-A downstream ports quantity LCD screen.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer G246HYL does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays that have been available for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The G246HYL is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the G246HYL are also not 3D.

LCD screens which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the G246HYL do not have a card reader integrated. The G246HYL is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a card reader integrated which you might also want to look at including the DELL 2407WFP[plb_3247392_price], or the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Running Costs Are Very High

This flatpanel monitor has an energy efficiency classification of C. The average 8 year running cost of the G246HYL is £134 based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 500 medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The G246HYL is a one HDMI ports quantity PC display. Most of the other LCD screens that came out around the same time as the G246HYL have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The Acer G246HYL has a quite slow response time (6 milliseconds) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type. The fastest response time of PC monitors of a similar age and type to the G246HYL is 1ms, the slowest is 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the G246HYL have annual energy consumptions of between 22kWh and 120kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 75 kilowatt hours, the G246HYL has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the G246HYL.

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Expert Reviews

(3)
17 April 2015

Hoewel het de moeite loont om wat meer dan het absolute minimum uit te geven aan een beeldscherm, heeft niet iedereen 400 euro of meer aan een beeldscherm te besteden. Hardware.Info testte 11... Read more…

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Unflexibler Standfu
21 July 2014

Monitor o przek?tnej 24 cali, rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli, jasno?ci 306 cd/m? i kontra?cie 1237:1 z matryc? typu IPS. Z??cza: 1 x D-Sub, 2 x HDMI.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki Zobacz pe?ny...

14 October 2013

Der Acer G246HYL überzeugt im Test als günstiger Consumer-Monitor mit IPS-Panel. Die Bildqualität ist insgesamt sehr gut, die Ausleuchtung bei dunklen Bildinhalten aber etwas ungleichmäßig....

User Reviews

(269)
Reviewed 19 November 2012 by Alexander Watt
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this to expand my working space. Standard Delivery cost me nothing and it arrived 4 days after purchase, the day after it dispatched. It was well packaged in polystyrene with the screen... Read more…

Reviewed 5 May 2013 by DoDo Fan
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this monitor, the Acer G246HL model,to replace an Acer model, (AL1714), of some five years vintage. I kept in the same stable as I had no trouble with the earlier monitor during those... Read more…

Reviewed 15 November 2015 by Mr. R. J. Went
(Verified Purchase)

Thin, light and cheap. I bought this to add a second display to my computer. The actual build quality is fine but compared to my older monitor, the colour representation from this monitor is... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2014 by TopShopper13
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this Acer screen to replace a Samsung UE22D5003 22-inch LED TV/Monitor which I'd been using on my computer for the last 9 months. Both screens are full HD (1920x1080p). I use my... Read more…

Reviewed 3 January 2014 by Jonny
(Verified Purchase)

I got these to replace some very bad LG 24EN33V 23.6 inch Widescreen Full HD LCD Monitor which i'd sent back I bought two of these so i could have a 3 monitor setup (eyefinity for gaming) For a... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £130.76
Electricity cost when on standby £2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £133.07
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Energy Rating
0.66T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer g246, acer g246h, acer g246hy, acer g246hyl, acer g246hylb, acer 1920x1080, acer g246hylbm, acer umqg6aa002, acer umqg6aa001, acer g246hylbmj, acer umwg6aab01, acer g246hylbmjj, acer umqg6aa002c, acer umqg6aa002cr, acer mdlumqg6aa001, acer mfgumqg6aa001, acer umwg6aab01005
Barcodes 00012304116943, 00804066554176, 00807034592095, 00808111671696, 00887899882524, 04713147571154, 07426101338355

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