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Acer R241Y

£144.67
Acer R241Y
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A fully featured and very economical to run 23.8" flatpanel monitor, but representing only middle of the road value for money
23.8" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100M:1 No Aug 2016 A
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£144.67
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£148.91
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£159.77
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BRAND NEW ACER R241Y 23.8" FULL HD LCD MONITOR BLACK 1920 X 1080 RESOLUTION (Brand new, unopened) - on
£159.99
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The Tech Warehouse
Acer R241Y 23.8" Full HD IPS Black Computer Monitor Monitor - 60.5 Cm ( ), 250 C (Brand new, unopened) - on
£166.09
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Acer R241Y 23.8" Full HD IPS Black computer monitor - UM.QR1EE.001 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£166.61
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NEW! Acer R241Y 60.5 Cm 23.8" Led Lcd Monitor 16_9 4 Ms 1920 X 1080 16.7 Million (Brand new, unopened) - on
£167.65
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Acer R241Y 23.8" 1080p 4ms VGA/HDMI/DVI IPS LCD Monitor (UM.QR1EE.001) (Brand new, unopened)
£174.88
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Acer R241Y Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Acer R241Y as follows:
67
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
18 Months Old
94
Running Costs
£30 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £30 over 5 years are in the cheapest 9% of all 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This PC monitor has some great features:
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Slim and trim
On display
A comfortable view

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £79.97 on eBay 52 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 81% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Acer R241Y In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

Based on 8,715 expert and user reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its PC monitors. 95% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 66% of PC monitors, it has very good features and is less than 18 months old but at £144.67 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer R241Y and the United Kingdom price of £144.67 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $109.95 (£151.49).

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

This PC screen is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the R241Y has an average running cost of only £30 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 9% of all 3,255 LCD screens.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This Acer flatpanel monitor has been on the market since August 2016.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Acer R241Y's display diagonal of 23.8" is relatively typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 54% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The Acer R241Y's response time of only 4ms is faster than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is faster than 83% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer R241Y has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer R241Y of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 85% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer R241Y's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 10% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other PC monitors, the Acer R241Y does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Very High Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Acer R241Y's contrast ratio (typical) of 100,000,000 is very high compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 2% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all LCD screens is 3,100,000, with the lowest being 0.001 and the highest being 100,000,000.

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Has an HDMI

The Acer R241Y has an HDMI, which is unusual. 93% of flatpanel monitors do not have an HDMI.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

umqr1ee001 r241ybmid, warranty umqr1ee001, acer umqr1ee005, acer umqr1ee001, acer r241ybmid, warranty r241y, brand r241y

Barcodes:

04713392539763, 04713392539794, 04713392790966

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