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Acer XB241YU

£460.03
A fairly new 2560 x 1440 LCD screen, but with inferior features and a price that represents poor value for money
23.8" 2560 X 1440 Pixels LED No Aug 2016
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Acer XB241YU Review

Released just 11 months ago but with low running costs, we have scored the Acer XB241YU as follows for Summary.
4
Poor
9
Missing Some Features
77
12 Months Old
48
£72 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
31
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 32?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Acer, this LCD screen features some of the latest LCD screen technology. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
It has running costs of £72 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port

Should You Buy it Now?

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Acer XB241YU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 5,679 expert and user reviews (including 974 verified purchases) for Acer PC displays and found that on average Acer has very good ratings. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under a year old but has mediocre features and at £460.03 it is more expensive than 86% of flatpanel monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer XB241YU and the United Kingdom price of £460.03 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $499.99 (£651.34).

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Features

Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The XB241YU supports NVIDIA G-Sync, which is unusual. 98% of PC monitors do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer XB241YU has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 84% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the Acer XB241YU of only 1ms is in the fastest 1% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. The response times of PC screens range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the XB241YU which has one HDMI port.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The Acer XB241YU has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. This PC display 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 Acer PC screen.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the XB241YU is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Age

Released 12 Months Ago

Acer released the XB241YU in August 2016.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 8 year running cost of the XB241YU is £72 based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer xb241yubmiprz, acer umqx1ee001, acer 2560x1440
Barcodes 00888863694242, 04713392553158

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