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Acer S276HL

Acer S276HL PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
S6 Series monitors refine their outlook from previous generations with the same attractive ultra-thin design, but with uplifted details. Thanks to a Zero Frame design with an ultra-thin bezel,... More
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9 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on four expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com and micromart.co.uk the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 70 out of 100.

Nice Design

A few Acer S276HL reviewers who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was good looking. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on Expert Reviews “Edge-to-edge glass look incredibly stylish along” in their review. Digitalversus.com mentioned on Digital Versus “It certainly has a stylish design.”.

Robust

One Acer S276HL owner who reviewed the Acer S276HL reckoned that it was strong and durable. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said “It's surprisingly sturdy, though”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

Acer has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range.

LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on PC screens of this age and spec.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], the NEC MultiSync MD211[plb_2301382_price], or the LG 34UM65[plb_2272549_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer S276HL has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the AOC e2260Swhu[plb_1364850_price], the NEC V322-PC-CRE[plb_1558516_price], or the LG 22MA33[plb_1550177_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

With a display diagonal (metric) of 68.6 centimeters, the Acer S276HL has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display diagonal (metric) of PC monitors of this age and spec is 63cm, and the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The Acer S276HL has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens that came out around the same time as it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the S276HL. The cables includeds "MHL" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One Acer S276HL reviewer who purchased this PC monitor thought it did not have clouding visible in the picture. Digital Versus wrote “Some clouding in the model we tested” in their review however they gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Inferior Technical Features

One Acer S276HL reviewer who reviewed the Acer S276HL reckoned that it did not have good features. Digitalversus.com mentioned “The hardware features are quite limited (stand, speakers” in their review of this PC monitor but despite that they scored the product 4 stars.

Not 3D

The Acer S276HL is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you would prefer an LCD screen that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Philips 272G5DYEB/93[plb_3175233_price], or the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the S276HL do not have a built-in camera. The Acer S276HL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the NEC MD211[plb_2590565_price], the Philips C272P4[plb_2159253_price], or the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S276HL do not have a card reader integrated. The Acer S276HL is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

We think you might also be interested in other PC displays which also have a card reader integrated including the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Acer S276HL has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age. The display brightnesss of PC displays that were released more than two years ago range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer S276HL

OK Running Costs

This medium monitor has an energy efficiency classification of A, and the S276HL is typical compared to the other 993 medium monitors that were released more than two years ago that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the S276HL will cost £61 over 5 years to run.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this LCD screen was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Specification

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Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Manual

Expert Reviews

(5)
16 December 2013

The Acer S276HL proved a pleasant surprise on some fronts and a slight disappointment on others. It certainly has a stylish design, but the hardware features are quite limited (stand, speakers)....

Excellent colour fidelity with factory settings (Delta E 2.8)
HDMI ports with MHL support
Wide viewing angles
Un trs bon rendu des couleurs par dfaut (Delta E 2 8)
La compatibilit MHL des prises HDMI
Speakers aren't up to scratch
Stand is quite basic
Some clouding in the model we tested
Full HD rather than WQHD resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels)
Enceintes inexploitables
14 November 2013

I suffered some trials and tribulations with the Acer S276HLtmj, as my loan sample had clearly been given a hard time in the past. The first hurdle to overcome is a result of the swoopy asymmetric... Read more…

28 October 2013

Its colour accuracy is quite poor for an IPS panel, but great if you only want a big screen for your phone and tablet...

9 December 2013

Au final, l'Acer S276HL parvient à nous surprendre là où on ne l'attendait pas... et déçoit un peu par ailleurs. Son design le dessert plus qu'autre chose avec une ergonomie trop limitée. En...

3 June 2013

Hace años que el tamaño de las pantallas no deja de crecer . En el salón de nuestras casas teníamos, hasta hace unos años, televisores de 19 o 24 pulgadas sin que esto nos pareciera extraño,... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.30
Electricity cost when on standby £2.51
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Total running cost over 5 years £94.81
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer S276HLuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.47T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer s276, acer 100m1, acer s276h, acer s276hl, acer p178228, acer 250cdm2, acer s276hlt, acer s276hltm, acer p178228p, acer 1920x1080, acer s276hltmj, acer umhs6ee001, acer s276hltmjj
Barcodes 04712196714864

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