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Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews
We checked 3,506 owner and expert reviews for Acer flatpanel monitors and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on comparable spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months.
Other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the 258B6QUEB[pl_3444440_price], or the 276E7QDAB[pl_3699400_price] both from Philips or the Viewsonic XG2401[plb_3364752_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other new medium monitors, the Acer B246WL has a built-in speaker.
It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus PB287Q[plb_3869741_price], the Acer K272HUL[plb_3837383_price], or the Philips 258B6QUEB[plb_3444440_price].
Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment
With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Acer B246WL has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst medium monitors of this age. The maximum height adjustments of latest medium monitors range from 4.3mm to 510mm.
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution
The Acer B246WL has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all medium monitors that were released in the last year the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.
Across all the new similar spec flatpanel monitors the widths range from 370mm to 900mm. At only 534 millimeters, the Acer B246WL is quite narrow compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the B246WL.
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other new comparable spec PC monitors, the Acer B246WL is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most new medium monitors do not have a built-in camera. The Acer B246WL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months, the Acer B246WL does not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Slow Response Time
The Acer B246WL has one of the slower response times (6 milliseconds) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age. PC screens that have been available for the last year have response times of between 1ms and 20ms.
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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer B246WL
Released Ten Months Ago
It was ten months ago when this PC display was released.
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The Acer B246WL has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
Search on 16:9 vs 16:10 and you will find numerous long threads with half preferring one and half the other. It really is just personal preference based on what the monitors primary use is.
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I looked at many monitor reviews and tech specs, but no other monitor really met my needs for this price without having some quality issues. Acer is solid, the work out of the box with no issues
What it is: 24 inch IPS panel, 16 10 aspect ration, 6ms response time
Flicker free ( PWN Free
Very small bezel - keep in mind there is a 18 inch black space all the way around between the useable space and the bezel
What is it good for: Casual gaming, any kind of work related use, video or image editing, and all around general use
None of these are enough to take an egg of for
No HDMI - converter to DVI is inexpensive
Small black border around the screen- I do not mind, but its not obvious before you get it, they may have done this to help prevent light bleed
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