Acer G257HU
Acer G257HU
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Acer G257HU

A highly rated and average value for money 2560 x 1440 flatpanel monitor
25" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
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Acer G257HU Review

With excellent reviews but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Acer G257HU number 494 across all PC monitors.
43 Reviews
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£95 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 53?

It has brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others. NEC flatpanel monitors 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 flatpanel monitors 2017.
This Acer PC monitor has running costs of £95 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good picture quality and that it is a good size.
The G257HU is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port

Should You Buy it Now?

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Acer G257HU In-Depth Analysis


Excellent User Reviews

Based on 43 user reviews the average user rating of this Acer flatpanel monitor is marvellous. Over 73% of reviewers gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

11 customers who reviewed the product said that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four people thought this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three owners thought this PC monitor was thin.

  • Design is sleek, bezels are thin and it looks very nice on the desk…
  • On reflection it really makes a huge difference) - Great resolution - Nice thin bezel…
    Matt (Amazon) - February 2016
  • It was nice even fresh out the box it had a crispy brilliant display very thin all pixel seem to be working…
    Antoine (Amazon) - June 2016

Customers Report Excellent Design

Four owners thought it was good looking and two owners wrote that this PC monitor had a thin frame.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Four people who reviewed the Acer G257HU said that it was good quality.

Very Good Brand

Based on 5,837 user and expert reviews (including 1,014 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its PC displays. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £203.77 it is more expensive than 63% of PC screens.

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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 £203.77 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $261.80 (£340.21).

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Acer G257HU has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. LCD screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Only One HDMI Port

Most PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Acer G257HU which has one HDMI port.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Acer G257HU's response time of only 4ms is fairly fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 13% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC displays the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer G257HU is more than most LCD screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released in January 2015.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The G257HU is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens that we have looked at for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the G257HU is £95.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer g257husmidpx25, acer umkg7aa002, acer umkg7ee009, acer 2560x1440, acer 100m1
Barcodes 04058154037430, 04713147889907

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