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Acer H257HU PC Monitor

£249.99
25" 100000000:1 LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Unacceptable noise level
4 Reviews + 1 Award
PC Mag Editor's Choice
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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who bought the Acer H257HU thought it was noisy. Whitney Minthorn mentioned “They sound rich, loud and clear compared the the Macbook”.


Reviews

One Industry Award

This PC monitor was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review sites PC Mag who decided that this PC display was excellent.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This LCD screen received a score of 80% from expert review site PC Mag.

Acer PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,255 expert and user reviews (including 791 verified purchases), Acer has good ratings for its LCD screens. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

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Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed the Acer H257HU concluded that it was good value for money. Expert review site Pcmag.com rated it 7 stars and mentioned “The Acer H257HU is a reasonably priced 25-inch Wide-Quad-High-Definition (WQHD) monitor that delivers accurate color”.


Design

Solid Performance

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Acer H257HU was well made. Channelpronetwork.com wrote “Solid performance” in their Acer H257HU review. One customer said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Whitney Minthorn said on Bhphotovideo.com “It feels durable, looks sleek and modern” and gave the product a score of 8 stars.

Stylish Design

Two customers agreed that this PC monitor was good looking. Jordan - Video Editor mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “First impressions are usually pretty accurate” . One owner said in their reviews that the Acer H257HU was well designed. Two years ago Channelpronetwork.com mentioned “Stylish design” in their Acer H257HU review.

Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Tigerdirect.com mentioned “Easy To Use” in their review of the Acer H257HU. Jordan - Video Editor gave it a score of 8 stars and mentioned two years ago “I love that the cables plug in straight from the back, not underneath the frame, makes setup very intuitive and easy”.

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. One owner who purchased the product concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Whitney Minthorn rated it 7 stars and he mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “At a comfortable viewing distance you do not see individual pixels”.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium monitor was released in April 2017.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer H257HU has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to this LCD screen.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think the iiyama XB2780HSU (£249.95) which is cheaper; or the iiyama XB2485WSU (£258.49) which has better reviews are also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might also want to consider including the Samsung LS27D590CS (£250.62).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Output

The Acer H257HU has an audio output, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer H257HU has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer H257HU is more than most PC displays of this spec and age. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "HDMI" are also found on this PC screen.

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Display

Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC display the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the Acer H257HU has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00887899856020, 04053162787780, 04713147800414, 04713147800438

Acer H257HU Review Sources

To prepare this Acer H257HU review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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