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Excellent User Reviews
Owners have rated this LCD screen as superb on average.
Eight customers reckoned that the product was good looking. J. Kwak said in their review of the Acer G276HL “You will have a beautiful and crisp screen”. L. M. Sharp said on Amazon “The output looks pretty good and if it weren't sitting next to a much more expensive 27" monitor, I probably wouldn't notice that black isn't very black”. Lisa scored the product very highly and she said “Beautiful Monitor” in her review of this PC monitor.
One customer reckoned that it was a good design. Empirejones said on Amazon “HDMI doesn't work; unlabeled buttons; poor button design” in their review of the Acer G276HL.
Good Picture Quality
Several customers who reviewed the Acer G276HL considered that it had good picture quality. Michael Labossiere rated the product 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “If you are a graphics professional you will want to get a monitor that excels in this area” in his review of the Acer G276HL.
A few Acer G276HL owners who reviewed it considered that it had clouding visible in the picture.
One Acer G276HL reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it had image ghosting. Scooby wrote in their review “Ghosting was noticeable during the tests I ran, even my 10 year old Dell 27 LCD is better in this department” and scored this PC monitor 80 out of 100.
One person who reviewed it concluded that it had a good refresh rate. Scooby wrote in their review “These VA panels Acer is using do a good job - Matte screen preventing any distracting reflections - Capable of a 75hz refresh rate Cons - Color depth” and gave the Acer G276HL a score of 4 stars.
One customer reckoned that it had clear images. Michael A. Pechon mentioned in his Acer G276HL review on Amazon “Brightness and clarity are perfectly suitable for price”.
Good Product Quality
A few Acer G276HL reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Jaime Star rated it 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Acer G276HL on Amazon “Very good item, price vs quality I use it in the paries ( karaoke) every friday”. Michael Labossiere mentioned on Amazon “Adequate to good image quality”. Robert W Wu he mentioned in his review of the Acer G276HL “Good quality and clear display”.
Some Acer G276HL owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Three years ago C. Johnson said on Amazon “A quick easy way to check is to set your desktop background in Windows to a solid color, black is the best” in their review of the Acer G276HL but in spite of that they scored the product 1 stars. Michael Labossiere mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Built in speakers and includes stereo mini-plug cable” . Michael Labossiere also wrote “The built in speakers are weak”.
Easy to Use
A few Acer G276HL owners concluded that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Forestergarvinbrown wrote on Amazon “This has good color and was simple to set up”. R. O. Salsgiver gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “Very easy to set up”.
One Acer G276HL owner who purchased it considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Woshishei mentioned “It is very comfortable with a resolution of 2560 x 1440” in their review of the Acer G276HL.
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One Acer G276HL owner reckoned that this PC monitor was a good height. Scooby wrote “Is very acceptable - No height or right” in their review of the Acer G276HL. One customer said in their reviews that the Acer G276HL was a good size. Sarah Heatherly said in her review on Amazon “This is an ideal size screen if you watch a lot of videos” and rated the product as very good.
One Acer G276HL owner who purchased it thought it was good structurally. Nelcon said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “I have 4 of this never had an issue! I use it in my office to do construction takeoff very clear”.
One Acer G276HL owner reckoned that it was thick.
Good Technical Features
Some people who reviewed it wrote that it had good features. Michael Labossiere scored this PC monitor 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon “The positive features of the monitor include” in his review. Scooby wrote in their Acer G276HL review on Amazon “Controls are a bit cumbersome - Controls are lacking in features - Mirrored finish on bezel, this is subjective of course”.
Acceptable Noise Level
One Acer G276HL owner who bought the product said that it was noisy. Scooby mentioned on Amazon “Sound is tinny, does not get very loud and distorts very easily.”.
One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good technical guidance.
Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
Acer medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC screens Acer is one of the better rated brands.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Unlike most of the other PC monitors that have been available for more than two years which do not have a built-in speaker, the Acer G276HL has a built-in speaker.
Other LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the iiyama X2888HS[plb_2499669_price], or the Philips 275C5QHAW[plb_3174546_price].
Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at include the Asus VW24[plb_2199699_price].
Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The Acer G276HL has a quite wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the G276HL. The vertical viewing angles of similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the G276HL range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
At 68.6 centimeters, the Acer G276HL has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the G276HL. Across all the PC monitors that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 50cm to 770cm.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
Similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Acer G276HL has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago.
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on PC monitors of a similar type and age to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Has Four Cables Included
The Acer G276HL has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that came out more than two years ago. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The cables included "DVI", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.
Supports One Placement
The Acer G276HL has a greater number of placements than most PC displays of this age and type. This PC display supports a Horizontal placement, which is the most frequently supported placement supported by similar spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago.
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One Acer G276HL owner who reviewed the product mentioned that it was not good in terms of HDMI connections.
Poor Sound Quality
One Acer G276HL reviewer wrote in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality. Thomas Wu mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Only con is the sound quality is not very good” in his review of the Acer G276HL but despite that he gave it an excellent review score.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago, the Acer G276HL is not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Benq XL2411[plb_2130532_price], or the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price] or the Acer XB240H[plb_2719156_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC monitors of this age and type, the Acer G276HL does not have a built-in camera.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in camera and we think the Asus Vk248h[plb_2395629_price]; or the Philips 231P4Q[plb_1394858_price] are also worth considering.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Acer G276HL does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to it.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
Acer released the G276HL over three years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.
LCD Display Type
The Acer G276HL has a better display type than most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an LCD display type, whereas most comparable spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as it have an LED display type.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display to this PC monitor and we think the iiyama B2280WSD-B1[plb_1378652_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq BL2411[plb_1541459_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
PC screens with a better display type that might be worth considering include the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price] (LED and cheaper).
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