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Acer G246HY
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Acer G246HY PC Monitor

23.8" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Dec 2014
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Super-slimAcer G6 Series monitors sport a super-slim profile with an X-shaped stand that lets them fit nicely in spaces of any size. Impressive PerformanceSet your display as you see fit with Acer... More
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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 101 owner reviews the average owner rating of this LCD screen is 90 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

Several Acer G246HY owners who reviewed the Acer G246HY thought it had good colour saturation. A Bonar mentioned “Vibrant colours and perfect brightness, would recommend with ease” in their review of the Acer G246HY. Dodo Fan mentioned “At 24inch is clearly much more striking to look at, Sharp and bright with good colour saturation”. Graham mentioned on Amazon “Bright fresh colours very clear picture” in his review and gave the Acer G246HY a rating of 5 stars.

Several Acer G246HY reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Three years ago Chriscy99 rated it as very good and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Stunning Visuals and Overall Picture Quality!”. Davejay wrote “First LED monitor that I've bought, was quick to be delivered & tried it out with a few HD films via my laptop and I'm impressed with the picture quality”. Leee T mentioned in their review of the Acer G246HY “Acer G276 LED monitor excellent picture quality for the price”.

Two Acer G246HY reviewers concluded that it had clear images. Alexander Nicholas Kimberley said on Amazon in November last year “Nice monitor, good colour, good brightness and clarity” in his Acer G246HY review. Mr. Stephen Ellis mentioned in his review on Amazon “Like others it has superb clarity, really easy to read screen, drivers work”.

One Acer G246HY owner reckoned that it had a good contrast ratio. Charlie wrote on Amazon three years ago “Great contrast ratio and refresh rate so very little blurring with fast moving objects on screen”. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good refresh rate.

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Good Connectivity

Several people who bought the product thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Alexander Watt scored the product very highly and he wrote “The screen has HDMI, DVI and DVI sub” in his review of this PC monitor. Bridry rated it as very good and wrote two years ago “A great result using the HDMI connection, I would highly recommend” in their review of the Acer G246HY. Jack said “I had a spare VGA cable lying around though, so i used that instead of the hdmi and it worked perfect with no border” in his review of the Acer G246HY.

Some people agreed that it had email functionality. Reeveyews wrote on Amazon “Even straightforward email packages are much easier to handle in this wider format” and gave it a very good review.

One customer who reviewed it said that it was able to connect to the internet. L. Curtis said in their review two years ago “Bought this after a keyboard/monitor interface caused by stupid people on the internet ; ) It's a great size, good refresh rate, nice” .

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Good Size

Several customers who reviewed it thought it was thin. Birdman wrote “A very slim monitor finished in piano black with anti-glare screen”. Ken said on Amazon “Superb! Narrow bezel and slim” in his Acer G246HY review.

Two Acer G246HY owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good size. Corey Robinson wrote on Amazon “Very good monitor great quality and nice size, can notice the difference when going from a tv to a monitor for your computer” in his review of this PC monitor. Morris rated it as very good and he wrote “I was advised at University to purchase a good size monitor to connect my Mac book air” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Good Product Quality

Thirty-one people mentioned that the product was good quality. Three years ago Birdman said in their review of the Acer G246HY “An HDMI connection produces an extremely high quality picture”. Callum Atkinson gave it a very good rating and wrote on Amazon “******The picture quality and brightness are fantastic! You cannot get better value for money than this, i bought at” in their Acer G246HY review. Chriscy99 said “Just amazed at the quality of light / dark contrast” and rated it 5 stars.

Easy to Use

A few Acer G246HY owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “It's also easy to set up and is very thin”. Harry Myers wrote on Amazon “This was a great product for the price and easy to setup.”. Two years ago Mrs Cathy Mcwilliams said in her review of this PC monitor “Clear and easy to set up” and rated the product as very good.

A number of Acer G246HY owners who purchased it agreed that it was easy to use. Chasemediaproductions mentioned in their review of the Acer G246HY “Great monitor to use with my laptop”. Fred Gibbs gave it an excellent rating and he said on Amazon “If you are looking for a good, high quality and reasonably priced monitor to use with a computer or games console, then I highly recommend this one” in his review.

A number of Acer G246HY reviewers who bought this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use the menus. Dodo Fan mentioned “The display remains at factory settings and looks just fine” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Jack said three years ago “It has great settings and i love the different preset options” .

One Acer G246HY reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Chriscy99 said on Amazon “Really impressed by this monitor! Easy to assemble too and had both EU”. One person who purchased it concluded that it was easy to handle. Two years ago H Teagle mentioned in their review of the Acer G246HY on Amazon “Have played a couple of games on it and it handles everything very nicely”.

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Nice Design

Several Acer G246HY owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Charlie wrote “I'm still in awe of how beautiful everything looks”. Two years ago J. Nicholson mentioned in their review of the Acer G246HY “Beautifully Clear and Sharp” and scored it very highly. Loko3610 wrote on Amazon “Thin, stylish and looks great” in their Acer G246HY review and gave the Acer G246HY a rating of 5 stars.

A few customers who reviewed the product thought it was a good design. Amazon Guy wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Design is plain yet sleek”. Jason wrote “Absolutely fantastic !flat wide screen, design is nice” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Robust

Some people thought the product was well made. Amazon Guy mentioned on Amazon “Built quality seems excellent”. Two years ago Geejaybee said in their review on Amazon “It is not poorly put together and as I say very good for the price”. M. Storey said in their review “Overall a solid performer and good value, especially at the current price of”.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the Acer G246HY was reliable. One Acer G246HY reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was strong and durable. Jonny mentioned in their review on Amazon two years ago “The base is quite sturdy even though it doesn't look it”.

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Good Support

Some Acer G246HY owners who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Alexander Watt wrote on Amazon “It has a user manual and quick start guide.----------Picture Quality is amazing” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Dodo Fan gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon three years ago “The accompanying CD disk does contain a full manual and is more comprehensive”.

Good Sound Quality

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it had good sound quality. Jackel said in their Acer G246HY review “NO AUDIO OUTPUT - Description misleading as states great sound quality and picture shows output” and rated it as very good.

Good Brand

Based on 3,506 expert and owner reviews, Acer has good ratings for its LCD screens. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers.

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LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to it.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think the Asus VN247[plb_1473074_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung S22E450DW[plb_3018888_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer G246HY has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the G246HY.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the iiyama XUB2390HS-B1[plb_2660491_price] which has better reviews.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this PC screen and we think the LG 22MT44DP-PZ[plb_3406325_price], or the Neovo LE-24[plb_2736260_price] is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on PC displays that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The Acer G246HY has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Light

The average weight of PC monitors of this age and type is 5kg. At only 3.3 kilograms, the Acer G246HY is quite light compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the G246HY.

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Shallow

The depths of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the G246HY range from 32mm to 650mm, and the average depth is 92mm. When compared to other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the G246HY that we have checked, the depth of the Acer G246HY of only 32 millimeters is one of the shallowest.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer G246HY does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other PC screens of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the EliteDisplay E240c[pl_3059589_price], or the EliteDisplay E221c[pl_2895033_price] both from HP or the Asus VK248H[plb_2969185_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer G246HY is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the G246HY are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other LCD screens of this type and age, the Acer G246HY does not have an integrated card reader.

Other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price].

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Quite Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The lowest RMS rated audio power of similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the G246HY is 1W and the highest is 32W. The Acer G246HY has a very low RMS rated audio power (only 1.5 Watts) compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the G246HY.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than a year.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Quite Short Mean Time Between Failures

The average mean time between failures of similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the G246HY is 48,000h. With a mean time between failures of only 30,000 hours, the Acer G246HY has a fairly short mean time between failures compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the G246HY.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

Across all the flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the G246HY the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W. The Acer G246HY has one of the highest power consumptions when off (4.5 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer G246HY

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.

Average Width

At 553 millimeters, the Acer G246HY has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the G246HY.

If you are not bothered about having a wider width then you might also want to look at the DELL E2314H[plb_2095841_price] (546.2mm and cheaper).

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 August 2015 by Rmh88
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Reviewed 4 July 2015 by ChaseMediaProductions
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor to use with my laptop.
Fast boot up and has Eco mode to save my hard earned money.
Your can also wall mount it but we use the included stand which works very well.
The... Read more…

Reviewed 27 June 2015 by DartfordDaz
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this monitor as a replacement for my ageing 24" Samsung because of it's good price and the mostly positive reviews. Unfortunately it turned out to be a bit of a let-down and is now on... Read more…

Reviewed 21 June 2015 by Ben "nerd, Programmer, Love Sailing And The O...
(Verified Purchase)

This was pretty bad. It showed up with an American/Japanese power plug not a UK one and the screen was damaged beyond use. It used a separate power pack, not a standard kettle cable that plugs... Read more…

Reviewed 25 March 2015 by Amazon Guy "UserFriendly"
(Verified Purchase)

Highly recommended monitor. Used for gaming and general computing. Screen is matte finish excellent at reducing glare & reflections. Found the default settings for colour etc were fine, no need... Read more…

Reviewed 24 March 2015 by Shaun
(Verified Purchase)

Forgot to review this up, I ordered this a few months ago & it has so far done me more than proud, quality of packaging was superb, well protected & padded, all the leads were there, easy to... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I looked at just about every monitor around the same spec and price.
But this monitor is just perfect for My graphics/webdesign and also games.
Delivery was very quick. Easy to setup ... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

The only issue I have with this monitor is a minor bit of ghosting against bright colours which isn't noticeable at most times. Apart from that, it's brilliant and I would easily recommend this... Read more…

Reviewed 20 January 2015 by Corey Robinson
(Verified Purchase)

Very good monitor great quality and nice size, can notice the difference when going from a tv to a monitor for your computer. Monitor itsself is a tiny bit flimsy as expected due to the stand... Read more…

Reviewed 17 January 2015 by Ben C. P. Phoenix
(Verified Purchase)

When I bought this I was not sure how good it would be, given its price tag compared to other products of the same kind. 8 months after the initial purchase, I am very pleased with this product. I... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $38.30
Electricity cost when on standby $23.01
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Total running cost over 5 years $61.31
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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