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Acer G276HLA Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£65 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 39?
It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 101 reviews. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This Acer PC monitor has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £65 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,772 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is fairly priced, good product quality and connectivity.
The G276HLA is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Should You Buy it Now?
Acer G276HLA In-Depth Analysis
User Reviews Are Good
Users have rated this Acer flatpanel monitor on average 87 out of 100. Over 79% of reviewers gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars.
Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced
Fourty-six Acer G276HLA reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. N. Armstrong wrote “Excellent monitor at a great price - what more could you ask for!” in their Acer G276HLA review and gave the Acer G276HLA a score of 7 stars. Nathan Waterhouse scored the product 7 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Acer G276HLA “Great Quality + Great Price = Happy Customer”. In April last year Nb wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Good Value”.
Eight customers concluded that it was cheap. Mr. R. J. Went said “Thin, light and cheap” in their review of this PC monitor. Shaun Tham mentioned “In conclusion, if you are looking for a good deal, this is your perfect choice!” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Ant wrote on Amazon “Considering how cheap this monitor is to purchase” in their Acer G276HLA review.
One Acer G276HLA reviewer who reviewed the product wrote that it was expensive. Dp mentioned “Much better than the ViewSonics which were both more expensive when I bought them”.
Users Report Excellent Product Quality
Twenty-six customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Two years ago Mr. R. J. Went said in their review of the Acer G276HLA “The actual build quality is fine”. Paul Gronow wrote “As for the product it has excellent picture quality” in his Acer G276HLA review and gave it a score of 8 stars. Loko3610 said “It also looks like a high quality product”.
Users Report Excellent Connectivity
Two customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor had email functionality. Four years ago Reeveyews wrote “Even straightforward email packages are much easier to handle in this wider format”.
Customers Report Excellent Design
Six Acer G276HLA owners thought the Acer G276HLA was good looking. Peter M mentioned two years ago “This monitor sure is pretty and gives you a massive amount of real estate for not very much money” in his Acer G276HLA review. Charlie wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “First time I've ever seen 1080progressive and I'm still in awe of how beautiful everything looks”.
Three Acer G276HLA reviewers agreed that it was well designed. Two years ago Things and Stuff gave it a score of 6 stars and mentioned “Design is plain yet sleek” in their review of this PC monitor. Three years ago Abdulla Jamil said in their Acer G276HLA review on Amazon “Sharp Picture and Cool Design”. Abdulla Jamil also wrote “The screen also has a very cool design with a thin glossy black bezel” in their review.
Very Good Brand
Based on 5,679 owner and expert reviews (including 974 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its PC screens. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Customers Report That it is a Good Size
Eight customers who bought it concluded that it was thin. Loko3610 said on Amazon “Thin, stylish and looks great” and scored it 7 stars. Birdman rated it 8 stars and mentioned “A very slim monitor finished in piano black with anti-glare screen” in their review of this PC monitor. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon three years ago “It's also easy to set up and is very thin” in their review of this PC monitor.
Two people who bought it reckoned that it was a good size. Morris wrote on Amazon four years ago “I was advised at University to purchase a good size monitor to connect my Mac book air” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Corey Robinson rated the Acer G276HLA 6 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Very good monitor great quality and nice size, can notice the difference when going from a tv to a monitor for your computer”.
One customer who bought it reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Mr. Paul Baker wrote in his review of the Acer G276HLA three years ago “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” .
One Acer G276HLA reviewer reckoned that the product was lightweight. Laurie Green mentioned “They're lightweight, they're reasonably priced”.
Customers Report Excellent Technical Guidance
Four customers who reviewed the Acer G276HLA mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Alexander Watt wrote “It has a user manual and quick start guide”. Dodo Fan scored the product 7 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The accompanying CD disk does contain a full manual and is more comprehensive” in their review of the Acer G276HLA.
Customers Report That it is Easy to Use
Seven Acer G276HLA owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Mrs Cathy Mcwilliams mentioned “The display is sharp and clear and easy to set up”. Three years ago Nathan Waterhouse mentioned in his review of the Acer G276HLA “It took 5 minutes to set up and was easy to plug in”. Robert Jones said in his Acer G276HLA review on Amazon “Easy to set up, colors good, may need to tweek your grafics card, overall very pleased” and rated the product 8 stars.
Five customers who reviewed it said that it was easy to use. Peter wrote on Amazon “Instructions could be improved though - the control buttons are hidden right down underneath the screen”. Chasemediaproductions gave the Acer G276HLA a score of 6 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Great monitor to use with my laptop”. Crliege wrote in their review of the Acer G276HLA three years ago “It's a pleasure to use” .
Three people who purchased the product concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Four years ago Jack wrote “It has great settings and i love the different preset options” and gave the Acer G276HLA a rating of 7 stars. Jack also mentioned “The monitor has a vast aray of settings for colour and brightness, lots of different viewing modes modes” in his review. Dodo Fan gave this PC monitor a score of 6 stars and said in their Acer G276HLA review “The display remains at factory settings and looks just fine”.
Two customers who bought the Acer G276HLA thought it was easy to assemble. Last year Mcsnaga wrote on Amazon “Despite ridiculously small instructions for stand assembly, was easy to put together” and scored this PC monitor 8 stars. Edutainer mentioned on Amazon three years ago “It comes well-packed and easy to assemble” and rated this PC monitor 7 stars.
Users Report Good Picture Quality
Eleven customers considered that the Acer G276HLA had good picture quality. Leee T said “Acer G276 LED monitor excellent picture quality for the price” in their review of the Acer G276HLA. Four years ago Mick Whelan wrote “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”. Thomas gave this PC monitor a rating of 8 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “This monitor is literally incredible! The picture quality is awesome in HDMI, its so sharp” in his Acer G276HLA review.
Nine customers reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Mr. T. Dowd mentioned “Very crisp clear display, colours and saturation perfect” in their review of the Acer G276HLA and gave this PC monitor a score of 7 stars. Svenhen wrote on Amazon “The quality and colours are incredible” in their Acer G276HLA review. Topshopper13 said on Amazon “Colours easily told apart, clarity”.
Two customers who purchased the product mentioned that it had clear images. Mr. Stephen Ellis gave it a rating of 9 stars and he said on Amazon three years ago “Like others it has superb clarity, really easy to read screen, drivers work”. Two years ago Alexander Nicholas Kimberley said on Amazon “Nice monitor, good colour, good brightness and clarity”.
Two Acer G276HLA owners thought the product had a good refresh rate. L. Curtis wrote on Amazon three years ago “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 and gave the product a rating of 6 stars. Also three years ago Sam mentioned on Amazon “An excellent refresh rate and supports plenty of resolutions” and scored it 9 stars.
One Acer G276HLA reviewer who bought it considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Nb scored this PC monitor 4 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The viewing angle is wide enough for demonstrating to several people sitting around”.
Customers Report That it is Robust
Seven Acer G276HLA reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Four years ago Leee T mentioned “It is very stylish super slim, well made with a sturdy stand” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Two years ago Things and Stuff gave this PC monitor a rating of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Built quality seems excellent”. Ant rated this PC monitor 8 stars and mentioned in their review of the Acer G276HLA “The monitor is pretty cheaply built (for example”.
One Acer G276HLA reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Corey Robinson said in his Acer G276HLA review on Amazon “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”.
One Acer G276HLA owner who purchased it said that it was strong and durable. Three years ago Jonny mentioned on Amazon “The base is quite sturdy even though it doesn't look it”.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £171.72 it is more expensive than 62% of flatpanel monitors.
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Very Fast Response Time
The G276HLA's response time of only 2ms is quite fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 11% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on flatpanel monitors.
Only One HDMI Port
Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the G276HLA which has one HDMI port.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The G276HLA's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is fairly narrow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 18% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The average viewing angle, horizontal of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
Across all the PC screens the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Acer G276HLA of only 160° is in the narrowest 21% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This PC monitor has been on the market since September 2014.
Running Costs Are OK
This PC display has an efficiency rating of B, and the G276HLA has an average running cost of £65 over 8 years based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors.
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