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Acer GN246HL

£257.26
hardware.info Bronze Award
A 3 year old 1920 x 1080 PC monitor
24" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Nov 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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Acer GN246HL Review

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Poor
5
Missing Some Features
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2 Years Old
63
£62 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £62 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal

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Acer GN246HL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 5,837 expert and owner reviews (including 1,014 verified purchases) for Acer LCD screens and found that on average Acer has very good ratings. 93% of those that bought a Acer LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £257.26 it is more expensive than 70% of PC screens.

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Features

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The GN246HL does not have a built-in USB hub. 85% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of all PC monitors is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the Acer GN246HL of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 3% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on LCD screens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the GN246HL does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 10° and the widest being 180°. The GN246HL's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is in the narrowest 16% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°. The GN246HL's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is quite narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 18% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in November 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this LCD screen is B, and the average running cost of the GN246HL is £62 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer acegn246hlbbid, acer gn246hlbbid, acer umfg6eeb06, code umfg6eeb06, acer gn246hlbid, acer 1920x1080, acer n095789w, code gn246hlb, pumps gn246hl, acer bg040ac
Barcodes 00635131604508, 04053162720701, 04713147249510, 04713147249534, 05054629450482

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