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Acer H257HU PC Monitor

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25" 100000000:1 LED Mar 2015
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Acer H7-Series 25 WQHD IPS Monitor Unboxing (H257HU SMIDPX)
Review: Acer H257HU 25 WQHD IPS Monitor (H7-Series)
Preview Acer H257HU UM KH7AA 001 25 Inch Screen LED lit Monitor

15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The reviewer at PC Mag said that this flatpanel monitor was superb and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This LCD screen received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from PC Mag.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this flatpanel monitor rated it as fantastic.

Nice Design

A number of people who bought this PC monitor considered that it was good looking. Channelpronetwork.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor last year “Stylish design” .

Reasonably Priced

One customer mentioned that it was good value for money. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Acer H257HU on expert website PC Mag “The Acer H257HU is a reasonably priced 25-inch Wide-Quad-High-Definition (WQHD) monitor that delivers accurate color” and rated the product 4 stars.

Robust

One customer who bought it thought it was well made. Channelpronetwork.com said “Solid performance”.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Acer PC monitors and also specifically for Acer medium monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings compared to other brands.

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LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Benq XL2430[plb_2417361_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 284E5[plb_2083714_price], and the Eizo FlexScan EV2450[plb_2527294_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the H257HU, the Acer H257HU has a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to consider include the Eizo FlexScan EV2450[plb_2527294_price] which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the iiyama GB2788HS[plb_3102729_price], or the Philips 258B6QJEB[plb_2910808_price].

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the H257HU is 280 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m². The Acer H257HU has a fairly bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released one year ago.

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Acer H257HU has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the H257HU supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the Acer H257HU is more than most flatpanel monitors of this type and age. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on similar spec PC displays that were launched more than a year ago. The cables includeds "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "HDMI" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

At only 0.4 Watts, the Acer H257HU has a quite low power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec. The power consumption (PowerSave)s of comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the H257HU range from 0.1W to 52W.

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Light

Across all the medium monitors that were released around the same time as the H257HU the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg. At only 3.3 kilograms, the Acer H257HU is quite light compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the H257HU.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the H257HU is 5.5ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. The Acer H257HU has a fairly fast response time (only 4 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age.

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5 Reasons Against

£30.00 Price Increase

In the last 55 days the price of the H257HU has increased by £30.00.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the H257HU, the Acer H257HU does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

Most PC displays of a similar age and spec to the H257HU are not 3D. The Acer H257HU is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Acer H257HU does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the H257HU also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Display Surface
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Audio Output
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (standby)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included

1 Award

PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(2)

It's amazing how your eyes get used to an old, gradually dimming monitor. You only realize how weak your old monitor has become when trying out a new one. When we fired up the new Acer H257HU we... Read more…

Stylish design
High-resolution panel
Wide viewing angles
Solid performance
Good audio output
No USB ports
Tilt-only stand
28 April 2015

The Acer H257HU is a reasonably priced 25-inch Wide-Quad-High-Definition (WQHD) monitor that delivers accurate color and gray-scale performance, stylish lines, and better-than-average audio output...

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User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 17 September 2015 by Whitney Minthorn
Whitney Minthorn would recommend the Acer H257HU

I'm a full time freelance High-End Retoucher and had been researching for weeks for the perfect monitor. I wasn't able to find many reviews on this specific product, but I like the specs I see... Read more…

Reviewed 6 May 2015 by KELI D.
(Verified Purchase)

One of the lowest priced 2560x1440 monitors but simultaneously one of the nicest looking ones as well. 25" is almost the perfect size at this resolution being slightly sharper than a 27" and no... Read more…

Reviewed 16 July 2015 by Ronald W.
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased a pair of these monitors to replace my very old pair of Dell 2001FP (1600x1200@60Hz) that I had owned for ~13 years. These are ~19 inches and I wanted something of a similar size... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2015 by Michael S.
(Verified Purchase)

This is my second Acer monitor with the 1st being a H213H and thing "hauled the mail" it was awesome. However, I started my Masters and need a larger monitor for course work and this was an... Read more…

Reviewed 7 May 2015 by Jordan - Video Editor

Moving from some 1080p monitors for video editing, I'm very surprised and happy with this choice. You can spend all your time reading through reviews, or you can just buy these and get on with... Read more…

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