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Acer G277HU
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Acer G277HU PC Monitor Bronze Award
27" 100000000:1 LED Jun 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Everyday Series monitors save space and add elegance to any area. A range of classy looks are on offer, from super-thin profiles to blue-lit power buttons, round- to X-shaped bases, and... More
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9 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Medium monitors produced by Acer have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable type and age to it.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this PC display and we think the Acer B276HLC[plb_3244430_price] which is cheaper; or the HP Pavilion 27[plb_1531344_price], and the AOC Q2577PWQ[plb_3032056_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer G277HU has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the G277HU also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include the Acer XG270HU[plb_2846714_price], or the Samsung S27E650X[plb_2979106_price] which has better reviews; or the Acer V276HLC[plb_3244454_price] which is cheaper.

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Very Low Power Consumption (off)

The power consumption (off)s of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the G277HU range from 0.005W to 350W. With a power consumption (off) of only 0.2 Watts, the Acer G277HU has one of the lower power consumption (off)s amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of LCD screens of this type and age is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Acer G277HU has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the G277HU.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

At 68.6 centimeters, the Acer G277HU has a quite big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the G277HU. Across all the PC monitors that were released around the same time as the G277HU the display diagonal (metric)s range from 48cm to 89cm.

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the Acer G277HU is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all PC screens that have been around for more than a year the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The Acer G277HU has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC monitors of this age and type. The cables includeds "DVI" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC display.

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Very Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Acer G277HU has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the G277HU. The average response time of LCD screens of this age and type is 5.5ms.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer G277HU does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays that are a comparable age to the G277HU also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the HP EliteDisplay E240c[plb_3059589_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D

The Acer G277HU is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Acer G277HU does not have a card reader integrated, although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the G277HU also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display 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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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The Acer G277HU has a quite high annual energy consumption (64 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the G277HU. The lowest annual energy consumption of flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago is 22kWh, the highest is 120kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 48kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer G277HU

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this medium monitor is C. The G277HU is typical compared to the other 486 PC displays that were launched more than a year ago that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the G277HU will cost £47 over 5 years to run.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the G277HU.


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Expert Reviews

19 April 2015

De Acer G277HUsmidp is een positieve verrassing. Een WQHD-monitor met een TN-paneel, kan dat wat zijn, zo vroegen we ons onwillekeurig toch even af. Zoals altijd blijkt het een goed idee met open...

User Reviews


Great monitor as it's one of the cheapest in its class for the resolution. I hook it up to my 2013 Macbook Pro Retina through the Display Port cable (which you have to purchase separately), I... Read more…

Reviewed 29 March 2016 by Amazon Customer

Great display. Just bought two, and waiting on the converted so i can attach both to my laptop. The vertical viewing angle could be better. But it's not a big deal. The factory colors are baaad.... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2016 by Kindle Customer

A move up from 1080 and well worth the price mine was £249. Build quality is okay. All it does it sit on the desk its not as if I am taking it out or moving it around. The picture is very good.

(Verified Purchase)

I bought this panel in august in the warehouse clearance. I have used it for gaming and general pc work. You will have have to setup the picture in windows and turn of some of the settings on the... Read more…

Reviewed 11 November 2015 by Aj
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant high definition...

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Electricity cost when switched on £71.51
Electricity cost when on standby £1.49
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Total running cost over 5 years £73.00
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer g277, acer 100m1, acer g277h, acer g277hu, acer p213239, acer n115782, acer g277hus, a1umhg7ee007, acer 350cdm2, acer p213239p, acer umhg7ee0, acer n115782w, warranty g277, acer g277husm, acer 2560x1440, warranty g277h, acer g277husmi, warranty g277hu, acer g277husmid, acer umhg7ee007, acer g277husmidp, warranty umhg7ee007
Barcodes 04713147571376

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