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Acer S271HL PC Monitor

£180.28
£155.57 £24.71 cheaper than yesterday
27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £63.63 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent user reviews
Good product quality
Reasonably priced
51 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Seventeen customers concluded that the product was good value for money. Expert website Evogadget.com wrote five years ago “Performance is effortlessly good and the features more than the price seem to indicate.” . Mark rated it 5 stars out of 5 and he said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “It was the best price i could fine, delivery was very quick” in his review of this PC monitor. Simon Bathard mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Great price - great monitor - said it had loudspeakers in the description”.


Design

Good Product Quality

Eight people said in their reviews that it was good quality. Stephen Mc Glade mentioned “It is very well made and it is very light” in his review of this PC monitor and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. K. S. Gladwin said “Aside from that, everything is the same as before, picture and build quality are excellent” in their review of this PC monitor. A. Sparey rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “The Acer product has a quality feel for the price, colour reproduction is vivid, images are sharp”.

Nice Design

Seven people said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Mr Lion mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “I also decided to buy the largest monitor I could - and spent ages looking at Amazon customer reviews - that are normally pretty reliable”. He also wrote “It arrived pretty quickly” in his review. Sadbuttrue said in their review of this PC monitor “Bright sharp and beautiful” and scored this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars.

Two customers who bought this PC monitor thought it was well designed. C. Stewart said on expert website Amazon.co.uk “The design was sleek and the picture quality viewing it head on was great”.

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Robust

Two customers who bought it reckoned that it was well made.

Easy to Use

Three people who bought the Acer S271HL reckoned that it was easy to setup. Vinney_s wrote “Easy to set up, didnt have to make any screen adjustments, worked straight out the box”. Mr. Tom D. Nicholson scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and he said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk five years ago “Very clear and sharp picture, superb colours and so easy to set up a child can do it” in his review of this PC monitor. Rob gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned in the same month “Great picture, easy to setup and a great price”.

Three owners who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was easy to use. Five years ago Strider792 wrote “My only complaint is the control buttons for setting up the screen are a little fiddly to use”. Brenda Willison scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and she said on expert website Amazon.co.uk four years ago “Easy to use and great picture”. Also four years ago Frank Johnson wrote “First rate in every way very pleased with the item great quality and good price a real pleasure to use”.

Two customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Lozc wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon.co.uk five years ago “Menu is very simple to use”. J. Lind scored this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Will not be to everyone's liking, so just tweak the settings using the straightforward controls”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. Crunchy Tech mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Design is so stylish! This LED is super slim” in their Acer S271HL review and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. They also said “Fits perfectly with a slim line stereo and laptop I have =) I can't wait to buy decent wireless keyboard” in their review. Last year K. S. Gladwin gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Whilst I prefer the aesthetically pleasing thinner one, my disappointment is offset by the 1ms refresh rate as opposed to the 6ms on the previous models”.


Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

People who bought this flatpanel monitor rated this flatpanel monitor as terrific on average. Over 76% of reviewers gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 4,262 owner and expert reviews (including 789 verified purchases) for Acer LCD screens and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 93% of those that bought a Acer LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good features. Expert review site Evogadget.com wrote in their Acer S271HL review “This product has all sorts of features.”.


Good Picture Quality

Five people who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it had good colour saturation. Rui Saltão said in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “The colours are nothing impressive either”. Chris wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Fantastic 27" monitor- big and bright, great colours and my favourite addition to my room”. A. Nicol mentioned “Clear picture, good colours, no dead pixles, does what it should very well so I am pleased with this”.

Two customers who purchased it wrote that it had good picture quality.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the S271HL in January 2015.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer S271HL does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec do have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider including the Apple 27" Cinema Display which also has a higher rating.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of this age and type.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Acer S271HL has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago. The viewing angles, horizontal of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen range from 18° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Has an HDCP

The Acer S271HL has an HDCP, as do most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response times of flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. At 10 milliseconds, the Acer S271HL has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer S271HL has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC screens that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer aces271hldbidret, warranty umhs1eea01, acer umhs1eea01, acer s271hlcbid, acer umhs1eeb01, acer s271hlabid, acer eths1hea01, acer s271hlbbid, acer umhs1eef01, acer umhs1eec01, warranty s271hl, acer s271hlfbid, acer 1920x1080, acer n046529w, acer cpd3zs00, acer p236703p, acer cpd3za00, acer 250cdm2, acer 100m1
Barcodes 04712196243944, 04712196276485, 04712196916213, 04713147620562, 04713392267789, 04717276912598, 04717276959371

Acer S271HL Review Sources

To prepare this Acer S271HL review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 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 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 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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