Acer G257HU


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Acer G257HU

Acer G257HU
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A fully featured and excellently reviewed 25" flatpanel monitor, with alright running costs but representing only moderate value for money
25" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 No Jan 2015
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Acer G257HU Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Acer G257HU number 586 across all PC monitors.
134 Reviews
Value for Money
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£95 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are also excellent.
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 flatpanel monitors 2018.
This Acer PC monitor has running costs of £95 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 3,292 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is a good size and good picture quality.
The G257HU has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Slim and elegant
Expansive views
Eye protection
Green perspective

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Acer G257HU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this PC screen rated it as 90 out of 100. 73 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

21 people agreed that this PC monitor was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four people who purchased it agreed that it was thin.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

10 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking and two people who reviewed it considered that it had a thin frame.

Very Good Brand

Based on 11,078 expert and owner reviews (including 2,554 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its LCD screens. 92% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Five customers who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three customers reckoned that this PC monitor was well made.

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer G257HU and the United Kingdom price of £279.13 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $208.78 (£290.10).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The G257HU has an average 5 year running cost of £95 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC displays.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the G257HU in January 2015.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Acer G257HU has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Acer G257HU of 25" is bigger than 65% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The Acer G257HU's response time of only 4ms is faster than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the fastest 24% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The fastest response time of LCD screens is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer G257HU has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The Acer G257HU has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer america umkg7aa002, visipax prumkg7aa002, acer america g257hu, visipax umkg7aa002, acer umqg7aa002001, visipax 2560x1440, acer g257husmidpx, acer umkg7aa002cr, acer 2560x1440, visipax g257hu


00779184245001, 00841631104152, 00887899971167, 04058154037430, 04713147889907, 07426701671685

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