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Acer G246HYL PC Monitor

27" 100000000:1 LED Sep 2015
C
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £133.07 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
272 Reviews

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Eighty-nine owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. Mr. Stephen Ellis said on Amazon.co.uk “Like others it has superb clarity, really easy to read screen, drivers work and just looks superb, absolutely 10 out 10 no question and at this price (£130) fantastic value for money” in his review of this PC monitor. Three years ago Mr. T. Dowd wrote on Amazon.co.uk “That said it is a fine bit of kit at a very good price” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr. S. Cummings wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Good value for money” .

One person who bought the product reckoned that it was expensive. Four years ago Dp said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Much better than the ViewSonics which were both more expensive when I bought them”.

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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This Acer PC display received a score of 83% from flatpanel monitor expert review website Chip.de.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Users have rated this medium monitor as outstanding on average. Over 76% of reviewers gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good Brand

We checked 4,255 owner and expert reviews (including 791 verified purchases) for Acer PC screens and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Picture Quality

Eighteen customers concluded that it had good colour saturation. Mr. T. Dowd gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Very crisp clear display, colours and saturation perfect”. Mr. D. Heard said on Amazon.co.uk “Picture is better than most TN monitors and colours are good too”. Pensionista said “The screen is clear and colours very good if I have any complaints I find the controls underneath the monitor a bit fiddly” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the product 80 out of 100.

Sixteen customers reckoned that the product had good picture quality. Three years ago Paul Gronow he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “As for the product it has excellent picture quality”. Lukefierce scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon.co.uk in the same month “Awesome screen and picture quality is superb” in their review of the Acer G246HYL. Four years ago Mick Whelan said “The setup of the monitor was very easy and the picture quality is brilliant, at present I am running it on HDMI and the graphics are fantastic”.

Four owners concluded that it had clear images. Alexander Nicholas Kimberley rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote “Nice monitor, good colour, good brightness and clarity” in his review of this PC monitor. John Campbell mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Great picture clarity when watching the odd DVD or streaming telly”. Gg wrote three years ago “Used as a buddy screen to a 1440 ips and excellent colour tones and clarity”.

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Mike gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars out of 5 and he said on Amazon.co.uk “Very good product, only dislike is the viewing angle is fixed making the location of the monitor critical for correct viewing” in his review of this PC monitor. Wazed H rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote “Amazing Viewing angle, especially for a TN panel”.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a good refresh rate. Three years ago Sam said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “An excellent refresh rate and supports plenty of resolutions”. Also three years ago L. Curtis said “Bought this after a keyboard/monitor interface caused by stupid people on the internet ; ) It's a great size, good refresh rate, nice” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Sound Quality

One owner wrote in their reviews that the Acer G246HYL had good sound quality. Jackel mentioned “NO AUDIO OUTPUT - Description misleading as states great sound quality and picture shows output”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two owners said in their reviews that the Acer G246HYL had email functionality. Reeveyews said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Even straightforward email packages are much easier to handle in this wider format”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Ten people who reviewed it thought it was thin. Mr. R. J. Went said “Thin, light and cheap” in their review of this PC monitor. Marco Fernandes said “Highly recommend this screen, its a nice slim design and looks great on my desk”. Leee T said in their Acer G246HYL review on Amazon.co.uk “It is very stylish super slim, well made with a sturdy stand”.

Five customers who reviewed it said that it was a good size. Mrs P J George said in her review of this PC monitor “Good size monitors as per description”. Four years ago Morris said in his review of this PC monitor “I was advised at University to purchase a good size monitor to connect my Mac book air” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Bigjim wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Perfect picture and graphics nice size screen”.

Two people who purchased the product thought it was lightweight. Wazed H wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Lightweight -VESA Mount” . Amazon Customer said “Good quality, great picture, lightweight and stylish”.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Mr. Paul Baker said “So if you're doing any sort of graphic work, you'll need to pay more, or go back to an old eco-hostile chunky model with a cold-cathode backlight” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Four customers who bought the product thought it had good technical guidance. Five years ago Alexander Watt said “It has a user manual and quick start guide”. Dodo Fan mentioned “The accompanying CD disk does contain a full manual and is more comprehensive” in their review of this PC monitor.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Acer released the G246HYL in April 2017.


Design

Good Product Quality

Fifty-two people who bought it mentioned that it was good quality. Three years ago Nadine gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and she wrote “Good quality, inexpensive screen” in her review of this PC monitor. Mr. R. J. Went wrote on Amazon.co.uk “The actual build quality is fine” yet they only gave the Acer G246HYL a rating of 60 out of 100. Nathan Allison said in his review of this PC monitor “This is a great monitor with great colors and quality” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Nice Design

Fourteen owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Peter M mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “This monitor sure is pretty and gives you a massive amount of real estate for not very much money” in his review of this PC monitor but despite that he scored the Acer G246HYL 40 out of 100. Mandy gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and she mentioned “Pretty impressive all round” in her review of this PC monitor. Loko3610 mentioned “Thin, stylish and looks great”.

Five people who reviewed the product thought it was well designed. Tomas Macdonald-Wilson mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “A superb well built well designed monitor that I'm using professionally as a photographer making detailed edits”. Abdulla Jamil gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “The screen also has a very cool design with a thin glossy black bezel” in their review of this PC monitor. Amazon Guy said two years ago “Design is plain yet sleek” in their review of this PC monitor.

One owner who reviewed it said that it was neat. Joeg said “Great Monitor, vibrant colours and tidy finish” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

Seventeen people who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was easy to setup. Three years ago Mrs Cathy Mcwilliams mentioned “The display is sharp and clear and easy to set up” and gave the Acer G246HYL a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Also three years ago Mr Stephen J Waring wrote “It arrived next day, was well packaged and very easy to set up” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Pete Shields said “It came very well boxed and was easy to set up ( the stand is great - nice”.

Seven customers who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to use. Peter scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote “Instructions could be improved though - the control buttons are hidden right down underneath the screen” in his review of this PC monitor. Petr mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “I was looking for good quality monitor, to use it with connection with Freeview TV box” in their review of this PC monitor. Chasemediaproductions scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Great monitor to use with my laptop”.

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Meg scored it 80 out of 100 and she said in her review of this PC monitor “Easy to assemble”.

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Jack said on Amazon.co.uk “It has great settings and i love the different preset options” in his review of this PC monitor. Jack also mentioned “The monitor has a vast aray of settings for colour and brightness, lots of different viewing modes modes” in his review. Eddie Balls wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “The picture is bright and sharp and easy to change the settings to suit me”.

One person said that it was easy to handle. Three years ago H Teagle scored this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Have played a couple of games on it and it handles everything very nicely”.

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Robust

Eleven owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. In April last year Mr. P. W. Ansell said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Bought 2 of these for my sons pc build and he loves them”. Mr Stephen J Waring wrote “The quality of the build is superb” in his review of this PC monitor. M. Storey said “Overall a solid performer and good value, especially at the current price of £110” in their review of this PC monitor.

Three people who bought the product concluded that it was strong and durable. Mr Stephen J Waring gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “Is very sturdy”. Jonny rated this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars and said on Amazon.co.uk “The base is quite sturdy even though it doesn't look it” in their review of this PC monitor.

One owner who reviewed it said that it was reliable. Two years ago Ben C. P. Phoenix gave this PC monitor a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Great value for money, very reliable product” in his review of this PC monitor.

One owner thought it was easy to damage or scratch. Corey Robinson wrote on Amazon.co.uk “This is not issue, as i have a cat that decides to jump on it and it has not affected or damaged it in anyway”.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The G246HYL has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think the Viewsonic VX2457MHD (£90.75), and the AOC G2460VQ6 (£126.99) which has better reviews; or the Asus VP228TE (£87.49) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency classification of this flatpanel monitor is C. The G246HYL has an average running cost of £134 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 621 PC displays of a comparable type and age.


Display

Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the G246HYL has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen. The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this LCD screen is 1ms and the slowest is 25ms.

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Product Identifiers

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