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Acer XB241YU
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Acer XB241YU PC Monitor

23.8" LED 541mm Aug 2016
Display Diagonal Display Built-In Speaker(s) Width Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Only Released Five Months Ago

The XB241YU was only relased by Acer five months ago.

Acer Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 3,067 expert and owner reviews, Acer has good reviews for its PC monitors. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on new medium monitors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XB241YU has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other new comparable spec PC monitors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the XB241YU has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors. Across all the newly released flatpanel monitors the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,000 cd/m².

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Fairly High Height Adjustment

With a height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the XB241YU has a fairly high height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last year. The lowest height adjustment of latest PC displays is 10mm and the highest is 510mm.

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Very Fast Response Time

The Acer XB241YU has a fairly fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors. The response times of flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the XB241YU range from 1ms to 20ms.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the XB241YU, the XB241YU does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X1[plb_3755263_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for the last year are not 3D. The Acer XB241YU is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

PC displays which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Acer Predator XB271HU[plb_3406684_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Acer XB241YU does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the XB241YU also do not have a card reader integrated.

We think you might also be interested in other LCD screens which also have a card reader integrated including the DELL 2408WFP[plb_3249739_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Has Four Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the XB241YU is more than most medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the XB241YU. The cables includeds "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Acer XB241YU is a one HDMI ports quantity PC display. Most of the other latest comparable spec LCD screens have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer XB241YU

Running Costs Are OK

The XB241YU is typical compared to the other 407 recently released flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the XB241YU will cost £46 over 5 years to run.


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Expert Reviews

20 October 2016

Si chiama XB241YU il nuovo monitor da 24 pollici di Acer della serie Predator XB1. Si tratta di un display gaming con pannello TN con risoluzione 2560x1440 pixel e refresh a 144 Hz, overcloccabile... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £69.22
Electricity cost when on standby £2.15
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Total running cost over 5 years £71.37
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 XB241YUuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer xb241, acer xb241y, acer p241612, acer xb241yu, acer xb241yub, acer p241612p, acer 2560x1440, acer xb241yubm, acer xb241yubmi, acer umqx1ee001, acer xb241yubmip, acer xb241yubmipr, acer xb241yubmiprz
Barcodes 00888863694242, 04713392553158

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