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Acer H276HL

Acer H276HL PC Monitor

$290.39
$199.99 $90.40 cheaper than 35 days ago
PC Mag Editor's Choice
27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Jan 2014
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11 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This medium monitor received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag who concluded that this flatpanel monitor was terrific.

Good Expert Reviews

This medium monitor received an expert rating of 80% from PC Mag.

Excellent User Reviews

This PC screen has a marvellous average user rating based on 8 user reviews. This means that owners think this PC monitor is one of the very best PC monitors of this spec and age.

Nice Design

One Acer H276HL reviewer mentioned that the Acer H276HL was a good design. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Sleek design” in their Acer H276HL review.

Robust

One person who purchased it concluded that it was well made. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Solid performance” in their review.

Acer PC Displays Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer flatpanel monitors and also specifically for Acer medium monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer H276HL has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the GB2773HS[pl_2014648_price], and the XB2485WSU[pl_1448731_price] both from iiyama or the Asus MX279H[plb_1460434_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC screens of this age and spec the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The Acer H276HL has a quite wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the H276HL.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the H276HL the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. When compared to other LCD screens that are a similar age to the H276HL, the Acer H276HL's horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest.

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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 monitors of this age and type.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of medium monitors that are a similar age to the H276HL is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms. At only 5 milliseconds, the Acer H276HL has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to the H276HL.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One customer said in their reviews that the product did not have good features. Two years ago Pc Mag wrote in their review of this PC monitor on PC Mag “Limited feature set”.

Not 3D Compatible

Most PC displays of a similar type and age to the H276HL are not 3D compatible. The Acer H276HL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Benq XL2411[plb_2130532_price] or the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price], or the Philips 278G4DHSD[plb_1499355_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the H276HL do not have a built-in camera. The Acer H276HL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 231P4Q[plb_1394858_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the H276HL, the Acer H276HL does not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to look at including the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on LCD screens of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightness of PC displays of this type and age range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Acer H276HL has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Acer H276HL is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer H276HL

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

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 that have been around for more than two years.

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LCD Display Type

The Acer H276HL has an LCD display type which is better than most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to it. Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as it have an LED display type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC screens that have an LCD Display currently available including a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the Philips 231P4Q[plb_1394858_price] or you might consider a higher rated flatpanel monitor such as the DELL U2410[plb_1448035_price], or the iiyama XB2485WSU[plb_1448731_price].

If the display type of this PC screen is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Philips 242G5DJEB[plb_3175164_price] (LED and cheaper); or the iiyama XB2779QS[plb_1954340_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Specification

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1 Award

PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
10 June 2014

The Acer H276HL is an attractive 27-inch monitor that uses In-Plane Switching (IPS) technology to deliver accurate color and gray-scale performance. At just under $250 this is one of the best...

PC Mag

Affordable
Solid performance
Sleek design
Limited feature set
Reflective screen

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 18 February 2015 by AXL Tom
AXL Tom would recommend the Acer H276HL (Verified Purchase)

I'm using the monitor as part of a dual display, viewing CAD graphics, the entire range of MS Office products and various websites. The H276HL provides great color and stability, and the... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy to Use
Quality Construction
Reliable
Efficient
Reviewed 2 September 2014 by Lisam
Lisam would recommend the Acer H276HL (Verified Purchase)

I bought this monitor so that I could more accurately edit photos, and it works great! I love the size and the resolution. I was also pleased with the ordering process, and how quickly I received... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2015 by Msc
(Verified Purchase)

Great value and very sharp and clear. Excellent with Adobe InDesign...

Reviewed 3 June 2015 by Nick from Knoxville

These monitors are a steal! Caught it on sale and could not be happier with the clarity of the picture. Using it for work and love it...

Reviewed 17 April 2015 by Ludger

The only thing bad is the glare from natural light during the day. Replaced curtains and looks awesome. Great buy...

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Electricity cost when switched on $35.87
Electricity cost when on standby $2.11
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Total running cost over 5 years $37.98
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer h276, acer h276h, acer h276hl, acer p174654, acer h276hlb, acer p174654p, acer h276hlbm, acer h276hlbmj, acer umhh6ee001, acer h276hlbmjd
Barcodes 00012302566511, 00887899271236, 04712196889531, 08878992712360

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