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Acer G257HL PC Monitor

£138.60
£119.29 £19.31 cheaper than 24 days ago
25" 10000000:1 LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Acer G7 Series monitors give you the outstanding visuals you want and the value you need. With a Zero Frame design and multiple colour options, these stylish monitors fit perfectly in your home or... More
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9 Reasons For

Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Acer has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC screen range compared to other manufacturers.

Recent Price Drop of £18.68

The price of the G257HL dropped by £18.68 in the last few weeks.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider including the DELL P2314H[plb_1632519_price], or the Samsung LS24E510CS[plb_3844500_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than a year, the Acer G257HL has a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at include the Benq GW2760H[plb_3402570_price] which has better reviews.

It is worth considering alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Benq BL2420Z[plb_3181971_price], or the Asus VS278H[plb_2969187_price].

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Acer G257HL has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the G257HL. Across all the similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the G257HL the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m².

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the Acer G257HL is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the G257HL the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The Acer G257HL has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that came out around the same time as the G257HL. The cables includeds "DVI" and "HDMI" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Light

At only 3.2 kilograms, the Acer G257HL is fairly light compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the G257HL. The lightest comparable spec PC monitor that was released more than a year ago is 2.3g weight and the heaviest is 79kg.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the Acer G257HL has one of the faster response times amongst PC displays of this age. Across all the PC screens of a similar spec and age to the G257HL the response times range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer G257HL does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the G257HL also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The Acer G257HL is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the G257HL are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other PC screens of this spec and age, the Acer G257HL does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer G257HL

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium monitor was released.

OK Running Costs

The G257HL has an average 5 year running cost of £61 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 486 PC monitors of this spec and age.

Specification

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DC-In Jack
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Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
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Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
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Height Adjustment
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Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
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Energy Star Certified
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Expert Reviews

9 September 2015

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 10 November 2015 by DaxPie

Over all this monitor far exceeded my expectations. The very small bevil is very nice to have in a 2 or even 3 screen set up. Highly recommend to PC builders, gamers, and enthusiasts...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.30
Electricity cost when on standby £2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £94.61
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer G257HLuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.47T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g257hu, acer g257, acer 100m1, acer g257h, acer g257hu, acer g257hl, acer p238759, acer 350cdm2, acer 250cdm2, acer g257hus, acer g257hlb, acer g257husm, acer g257hlbi, acer p238759p, acer 1920x1080, acer g257husmi, acer 2560x1440, acer g257hlbid, acer umkg7ee005, acer umkg7ee009, acer g257husmid, acer g257hlbidx, acer umkg7aa002, acer umkg7ee001, acer g257husmidp, acer g257husmidpx, asrockasusantecarcticb g257, asrockasusantecarcticb 100m1
Barcodes 00887899937637, 00887899971167, 04713147749928, 04713147835263, 04713147889907

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