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Acer XB241YU

73

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Acer XB241YU

£495.95
Acer XB241YU
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A fully featured and fairly new 23.8" LCD screen, with alright running costs but representing only average value for money
23.8" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 1ms Aug 2016
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Acer XB241YU Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Acer XB241YU as follows:
51
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Age
17 Months Old
69
Running Costs
£71 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer PC screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
It has running costs of £71 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
This PC monitor has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
ZeroFrame
Seize control
Predator gameview
Predator eyeprotect
Back
Front
Nvidia g-synctm
New smooth
Faster than average response time
Pixel power
WQHD
IPS
Predator xb1
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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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 £415.51 on eBay 91 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 63% 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.

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Acer XB241YU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

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

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has very good features and is less than 18 months old but at £495.95 it is in the most expensive 13% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Acer XB241YU of $300.00 (£416.85) in the United States. That's a saving of £79.10.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The XB241YU is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the XB241YU will cost £71 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in August 2016.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the XB241YU of 23.8" is pretty average compared to most other PC screens. It is in the biggest 48% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the XB241YU is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The response time of the XB241YU of only 1ms is faster than 97% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XB241YU has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The XB241YU has a built-in USB hub. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The XB241YU supports NVIDIA G-Sync, unlike 98% of LCD screens which do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer XB241YU is more than most LCD screens. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors. The cables included "HDMI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer xb241yubmiprz, acer umqx1ee001

Barcodes:

00888863694242, 04713392553158

Acer XB241YU

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