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Acer G246HYL PC Monitor

$186.86 $124.34 cheaper than 63 days ago
27" 100000000:1 LED Sep 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Acer G6 Series monitors sport a super-slim profile with an X-shaped stand that lets them fit nicely in spaces of any size. Set your display as you see fit with Acer eColor Management. The great... More
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9 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This LCD screen received an expert rating of 83 out of 100 from

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 285 owner reviews this PC monitor has an outstanding average owner rating.

Good Brand

Medium monitors produced by Acer have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The G246HYL has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the G246HYL.

Alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Benq GW2265HM[plb_2954621_price], or the Viewsonic VX2263SMHL[plb_2974753_price].

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Viewsonic VX2457MHD[plb_3341736_price].

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the G246HYL is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the G246HYL the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Acer G246HYL has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. PC screens that were released more than a year ago have maximum height adjustments of between 17mm and 510mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the G246HYL is 48cm, the biggest is 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. With a display diagonal of 68.6 centimeters, the Acer G246HYL has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the G246HYL has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the G246HYL the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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7 Reasons Against

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

Most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Acer G246HYL which has one USB Type-A downstream port.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The G246HYL does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the G246HYL also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC displays of a similar spec and age to the G246HYL are not 3D compatible. The Acer G246HYL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer G246HYL does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most medium monitors that have been around for more than a year have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Acer G246HYL which has one HDMI port.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The G246HYL has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (75 kilowatt hours) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average annual energy consumption of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G246HYL is 48kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer G246HYL

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.

Average Width

At 624 millimeters, the G246HYL has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the G246HYL.

If you would consider a PC display with a wider width then you might want to look at the Asus VC239H[plb_2977758_price] (533.2mm), the Acer KA240HQ[plb_2903227_price] (567mm), or the HP ProDisplay P242va[plb_2896847_price] (571.2mm).

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Expert Reviews

17 April 2015

Hoewel het de moeite loont om wat meer dan het absolute minimum uit te geven aan een beeldscherm, heeft niet iedereen 400 euro of meer aan een beeldscherm te besteden. Hardware.Info testte 11... Read more…

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21 July 2014

Monitor o przek?tnej 24 cali, rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli, jasno?ci 306 cd/m? i kontra?cie 1237:1 z matryc? typu IPS. Z??cza: 1 x D-Sub, 2 x HDMI.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki Zobacz pe?ny...

14 October 2013

Der Acer G246HYL überzeugt im Test als günstiger Consumer-Monitor mit IPS-Panel. Die Bildqualität ist insgesamt sehr gut, die Ausleuchtung bei dunklen Bildinhalten aber etwas ungleichmäßig....

User Reviews

Reviewed 19 November 2012 by Alexander Watt
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this to expand my working space. Standard Delivery cost me nothing and it arrived 4 days after purchase, the day after it dispatched. It was well packaged in polystyrene with the screen... Read more…

Reviewed 5 May 2013 by DoDo Fan
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this monitor, the Acer G246HL model,to replace an Acer model, (AL1714), of some five years vintage. I kept in the same stable as I had no trouble with the earlier monitor during those... Read more…

Reviewed 15 November 2015 by Mr. R. J. Went
(Verified Purchase)

Thin, light and cheap. I bought this to add a second display to my computer. The actual build quality is fine but compared to my older monitor, the colour representation from this monitor is... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2014 by TopShopper13
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this Acer screen to replace a Samsung UE22D5003 22-inch LED TV/Monitor which I'd been using on my computer for the last 9 months. Both screens are full HD (1920x1080p). I use my... Read more…

Reviewed 3 January 2014 by Jonny
(Verified Purchase)

I got these to replace some very bad LG 24EN33V 23.6 inch Widescreen Full HD LCD Monitor which i'd sent back I bought two of these so i could have a 3 monitor setup (eyefinity for gaming) For a... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $61.88
Electricity cost when on standby $2.07
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Total running cost over 5 years $63.95
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer g246, g246hylbi, umqg6ee009, acer 100m1, acer g246h, g246hylbid, acer g246hy, acer p198846, acer g246hyl, acer p236706, acer 250cdm2, acer p198846p, acer g246hylb, acer p236706p, acer 1920x1080, acer g246hylbi, acer g246hylbm, acer g246hylbd, acer umqg6ee005, acer g246hylbmi, acer umqg6ee009, acer umqg6ee011, acer g246hylbid, acer g246hylbmj, acer umqg6ee001, acer g246hylbmjj, acer g246hylbmid
Barcodes 00000100000000, 04712196803179, 04712196803216, 04712196892258, 04713147530441, 04713147571154

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