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13 Reasons For
Easy to Use
One Acer G247HYL owner who bought it mentioned that it was easy to use.
One customer concluded that it was easy to sync. Zhax mentioned on Amazon this month “The refresh rate is 60Hz, which, although isn't mind blowing, does the job nicely and syncs up well with any frame rate” in their review.
One Acer G247HYL owner reckoned that this PC monitors was good looking. Zhax gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned a few weeks ago “The four legs arranged in an x shape makes it look modern and stylish, without looking tacky”.
One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was thin. Zhax scored this PC monitors 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The screen is thinner than my little finger.” in their review of the Acer G247HYL.
On average Acer medium monitors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all PC screens built by Acer.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors that came out more than a year ago.
Alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider include the Benq GW2270[plb_3068635_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 233V5[plb_1588782_price], or the Benq GW2470H[plb_3034988_price] which is cheaper.
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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution
The Acer G247HYL has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The worst resolution of all LCD screens of this spec and age is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.
Has Two Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the G247HYL is more than most LCD screens of a comparable type and age to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays of a similar type and age to the G247HYL. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.
The G247HYL is one of the shorter flatpanel monitors of this age and type (only 325 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The heights of LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the G247HYL range from 28mm to 930mm.
Quite Fast Response Time
Across all the medium monitors that have been available for more than a year the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. At only 4 milliseconds, the Acer G247HYL has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the G247HYL.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The lowest annual energy consumption of PC screens of a similar age and spec to the G247HYL is 22kWh, the highest is 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 47kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 29 kilowatt hours, the Acer G247HYL has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the G247HYL.
The average weight of flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the G247HYL is 5kg, and the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg. With a weight of only 2.6 kilograms, the Acer G247HYL is one of the lighter medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the G247HYL amongst medium monitors of this age.
Flatpanel monitors that came out more than a year ago have depths of between 32mm and 650mm, and the average depth is 92mm. At only 41.7 millimeters, the G247HYL is quite shallow compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the G247HYL.
7 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the G247HYL have a built-in speaker, however the G247HYL does not have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Asus VX239H[plb_2905125_price], or the Benq GW2265HM[plb_2954621_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Acer G247HYL does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the G247HYL also do not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
The Acer G247HYL is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the G247HYL are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Acer G247HYL does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the G247HYL also do not have an integrated card reader.
It is worth also looking at alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader including the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The G247HYL has one of the dimmer display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the G247HYL is 280 cd/m².
Only One HDMI Port
The G247HYL is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec have between one and three HDMI ports.
3 Other reasons to consider the Acer G247HYL
Released Over a Year Ago
This PC display has been on the market for over a year.
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The G247HYL has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
At 540 millimeters, the G247HYL has a relatively average width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year.
If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the DELL E2316H[plb_3010755_price] (544.8mm) which is also cheaper.
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1920 x 1200
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1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
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16.78 million colours
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VGA (D-Sub) Port
Integrated TV Tuner
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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