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Acer R271 bid 27 inch IPS Full HD 1920 x 1080 Display VGA DVI HDMI Ports

Last Updated: August 20, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
999
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Review Summary - 969 recent, verified reviews

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Display Clarity
 268
display, screen, acer, monitors, brightness
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Great panel, worked right out of the box  ...  "
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" ...  Incredibly wide, good picture screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Acer monitors have never let me down.  ...  "
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" ...  Incredibly wide, good picture screen.  ...  "
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" ...  this is a good cheap computer monitor , thin bezels great screen what more could you ask for .  ...  "
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" ...  I guess they choose resolution instead of a vivid experience.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is nice, big, and bright.  ...  "
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" ...  Did a bunch of research, and this screen had all kinds of features I really liked.  ...  "
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Price
 172
monitor, money, worth, value, monitors
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Really good value.  ...  "
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" ...  They are good for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Price tag was not bad either.  ...  "
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" ...  So, for the price, this is a good choice as long as you don't bear overrated expectation. ... In conclusion, this product is good for your money but not perfect for your experience.  ...  "
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" ...  So far a good monitor for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Highly recommended even if you're not on a budget!  ...  "
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" ...  The cost to ship it to them was nearly the cost of buying a new monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  PRICE WAS A GREAT DEAL.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 157
computer, acer, monitors, office, pc
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Very nice monitor  ...  "
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" ...  Great computer screens.  ...  "
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" ...  Seriously - I have multiple Acer monitors.  ...  "
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" ...  Very pleased with this monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  this is the worst experience and now I’m looking for a RELIABLE monitor for work .  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this monitor for my dorm room and it worked like a charm - plugged it in and connected to my computer, and no further setup was needed!  ...  "
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" ...  It did not arrive as quickly as the other monitor, but still arrived before the new PC so we are happy with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice monitor. ... It's definitely an improvement over the "tiny" monitor it replaced.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 118
monitor, clear, sharp, image, crisp
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Good picture and for me it was vital to be lightweight .  ...  "
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" ...  Good picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  So if you have dual monitors, there is still going to be a 7/8" thick black line in the middle of your picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty sharp picture for normal computing and work-use.  ...  "
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" ...  Incredibly wide, good picture screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality is beautiful, set up was easy, and price was reasonable.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like this monitor, the picture is great.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is very good as well.  ...  "
Gaming
 92
monitor, games, gamer, game, response time
+98%
-2%
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" ...  It's got a great picture, decent for gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  People can argue it's not meant for gaming, and well they're mostly right. ... however if you're also like me and don't mind about gaming at 1080p to get a start, this is perfect! ... Once I get a different "gaming monitor" in the future, this will make a great back up/2nd monitor!  ...  "
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" ...  If you're looking for a gaming monitor, and all your PC friends are telling you that you need the 1ms response time, you don't, your eyes can't tell the difference unless you're coming from a 1ms response time monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall very good monitor for everyday use and casual gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for gaming, specifically for the very low input lag, and I was pleased with the performance.  ...  "
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" ...  For the $110 spent, this is a quality monitor for 1080p gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second monitor with my other being an Acer predator for running my games on.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve had it for 6 months and I use it for gaming and streaming with a pc and PS4 and it is perfect.  ...  "
Color
 92
color, monitor, brightness, vibrant, picture
+89%
-11%
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" ...  The colors are nice, screen is bright, and viewing angles are good as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Color accuracy isnt perfect but the menu made tweaking the settings fairly simple. ... Overall I'm very happy with how this monitor's colors look.  ...  "
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" ...  The colors are vibrant and full out of the box with the default settings.  ...  "
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" ...  3_ No backlight bleeding.  ...  "
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" ...  Brightness and colors are also good.  ...  "
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" ...  I am in love with it it is really nice and the colors are clear  ...  "
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" ...  Can’t ask much on its color.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture clear and colors true.  ...  "
Ports
 80
monitor, cable, vga, dvi, port
+61%
-39%
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" ...  Having an audio output connection on the monitor is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  But if you are looking for a good value on a great display and plan on using HDMI or VGA, this is the perfect monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  With a wide array of ports, you should have no problems hooking these up to a desktop or GPU.  ...  "
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" ...  I use my USB-C to HDMI hook up.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted something with a large sleek screen, capable of using a DVID port instead of just the VGA.  ...  "
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" ...  If you want to do a multi-monitor setup on a single stand then you will have to purchase an adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  Connections: there are numerous ports that connect to different cords so it is a breeze to switch from my laptop to my husband’s laptop and our Chromebook.  ...  "
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" ...  This was an upgrade from a 19" VGA monitor.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 77
months, working, year, started, month
+53%
-47%
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" ...  Working well so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipped quickly and without any problems.  ...  "
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" ...  has worked great for 6 months  ...  "
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" ...  This one is nice and has worked well through heavy use for the one month that we've had it!  ...  "
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" ...  Turns out, it was 100 time better than the +400$ samsung i had.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this item, been using it for almost a year.  ...  "
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" ...  These things work fine.  ...  "
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" ...  But, it worked.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 47
easy, easy to install, difficult, controls, set
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  However, for the simple functions that I use, I couldn't be happier with this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use it is perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and connect, good sized display.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality, not heavy and easy to setup.  ...  "
Setup
 45
easy, monitor, instructions, easy to set, set
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  It was protected by the packaging and had easy set up instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy setup via HDMI, and the picture is fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought two for my PC setup and am getting ready to buy another one.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality, not heavy and easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to install even on an older computer.  ...  "
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" ...  Very quick to setup out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Wanted to setup my home office with a dual monitor setup.  ...  "
Resolution
 45
1080p, resolution, ips, monitors, 4k
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Otherwise, this is a really good IPS monitor at 23.8 inches.  ...  "
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" ...  I know this is a budget monitor, but I feel like a 24" 1080p monitor should have a bit better picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  if you want a good 1080p, look no more.  ...  "
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" ...  This monitor is fantastic but shockingly doesnt have hdcp 2.2 so you cant stream 4k from netflix and other 4k sources.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for something in the 27" range yet no 4k, and since I've had many Acer monitors before decided to take a shot with this one.  ...  "
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" ...  The resolution and everything is great!  ...  "
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" ...  For HD though it's not as crisp as I would like.  ...  "
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" ...  heard about this from tech deals on youtube oc'd it to 75ish hertz was computing on tv before can't do without this monitor now very happy with it thinking that built in vesa would be nice didn't think i would need it at first but now i don't know.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 41
black, dead pixel, edge, glare, dead pixels
+41%
-59%
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" ...  After a few weeks, started having issues with it turning off and repeatedly blinking in mid-use, as well as dead pixels in the middle of the screen. ... After not touching or using it for the last few months, the screen is cracked in the middle, and as far as I'm concerned is unusable.  ...  "
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" ...  And here I'm with an annoying black flashing screen  ...  "
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" ...  The screen also flickers.  ...  "
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" ...  And here I'm with an annoying black flashing screen  ...  "
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" ...  Dead pixel,returned already.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is grainy and fuzzy and sometimes has a line through it.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought two monitors and both have broken pixels.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen itself is SH*T.  ...  "
Build Quality
 37
base, plastic, monitor, monitors, wobble
+62%
-38%
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" ...  Attaching the arm to the base - piece of cake.  ...  "
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" ...  No damage and looks fine. ... Stand holds well with no wobble.  ...  "
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" ...  Put the ring base and upright bar together first. ... Just place the base on a flat, solid surface, hold the monitor by the top and press down.  ...  "
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" ...  The set-up was super simple as they have put a folding loop on the screw to be able to twist in by hand for the base(no tools required).  ...  "
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" ...  I love the build quality of this.  ...  "
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" ...  Even the inexpensive stand makes it sit well and stable.  ...  "
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" ...  comes with pretty long and nice stand able to rotate up and down.  ...  "
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" ...  But the picture and build quality are solid for the price.  ...  "
Marketplace
 30
picture, shipping, product, price, exactly
+73%
-27%
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" ...  My two-day prime shipping turned into 5 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this to replace my very old monitor, i was amazed at how much better the picture looked.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is phenomenal.  ...  "
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" ...  No wonder it is practically a best seller on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon and Acer should Clearly state this on the product  ...  "
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" ...  I originally bought two of these monitors (as shown in the picture), and now have a third one on the way.  ...  "
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" ...  Uploaded images of what’s in the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty good picture!  ...  "
Design
 28
sleek, nice, monitor, look, modern
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Works and looks nice  ...  "
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" ...  No damage and looks fine.  ...  "
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" ...  No damage and looks fine.  ...  "
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" ...  They work just fine, look great.  ...  "
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" ...  The border is super small, so the monitor itself looks really fresh and modern.  ...  "
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" ...  I was pretty impressed with how it looks, it looks even better than my other monitor that was 2x more expensive.  ...  "
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" ...  looks very nice, works as expected  ...  "
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" ...  I love the build quality of this. ... It also looks decent from behind which is nice depending on where you put it.  ...  "
Cables
 26
monitor, hdmi cable, cord, vga cable, cords
+35%
-65%
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" ...  Also, the monitor does not come with a DVI cable so be aware of that if you need one.  ...  "
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" ...  They sent the wrong half of the power cord. ... Purchased a year ago - power cord wires are exposed and were shooting sparks where they enter the black box -  ...  "
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" ...  Only reason I returned it was because it did not have an audio jack out.  ...  "
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" ...  Switched out the monitor to make sure it wasn't the GPU or cable.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a joke to provide an RGB cable in 2019.  ...  "
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" ...  now it says cable not connected.  ...  "
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" ...  I changed all the cables and adapters, I wrote back in Sept/Oct for a replacement but Amazon redirected me to the manufacturer.  ...  "
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" ...  I changed all the cables and adapters, I wrote back in Sept/Oct for a replacement but Amazon redirected me to the manufacturer.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 24
monitor, built in speakers, audio, speaker, sound
+50%
-50%
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" ...  The speakers hardly make noise ... I dont mind the soft speakers but the buzzing is most annoying.  ...  "
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" ...  These units do NOT I repeat do NOT come with a sound feature, no audio input or output feature, you cannot connect speakers to this unit, I called ASUS thinking that my unit was an anomaly but I was wrong, I suggested this unit to an associate and a few tournament organizers and come to find out, there units had the exact same issues, so this isn't just a one or to manufacturing issue, this is a faulty product in general  ...  "
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" ...  These units do NOT I repeat do NOT come with a sound feature, no audio input or output feature, you cannot connect speakers to this unit, I called ASUS thinking that my unit was an anomaly but I was wrong, I suggested this unit to an associate and a few tournament organizers and come to find out, there units had the exact same issues, so this isn't just a one or to manufacturing issue, this is a faulty product in general  ...  "
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" ...  The built in speakers on this monitor are barely audible.  ...  "
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" ...  Poor image quality and the speakers are absolutely crap.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, I bought the kind with the built in speakers, and they were just awful: low volume, and mushy sound. ... Maybe others have decent speakers?  ...  "
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" ...  The monitor makes a constant hissing sounds.  ...  "
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" ...  Need to be aware that the monitor does NOT come with built in speakers though.  ...  "
Overall performance
 22
job, graphics, editing, use, spreadsheets
+100%
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" ...  I am using this monitor for editing and it runs smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  clear and bright, does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  But that's enough to drive you crazy really fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Today, I learned how to overclock monitors and I was able to overclock this monitor to 78Hz.  ...  "
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" ...  Graphics are great for a cheap machine.  ...  "
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" ...  It's nice and does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Really great graphics, especially for the value i got it at .  ...  "
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" ...  It's a real noticeable difference in realism when I switch to this screen for editing.  ...  "
Size
 22
perfect, sleek, large, desk, weight
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I bought the 21" size.  ...  "
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" ...  This one is a winner for sure and I love the size.  ...  "
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" ...  I've done lots of research and i love the size! ... not too big not too small, its perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality and size is great.  ...  "
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" ...  The size is perfect for my desk.  ...  "
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" ...  The size is perfect for my desk.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the resolution and the size.  ...  "
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" ...  The 23.8 is nowhere near overwhelming and definitely is a great everyday size that blends into a workspace, but don’t be afraid to go big.  ...  "
Device Stand
 21
monitor, stand, vesa, mounting, monitors
+52%
-48%
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" ...  Stand holds well with no wobble.  ...  "
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" ...  So you will need to check the mounts compared to your other monitor to ensure proper alignment.  ...  "
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" ...  So you will need to check the mounts compared to your other monitor to ensure proper alignment.  ...  "
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" ...  The base only adjusts the angle, not the height, but there is a Vesa mount if you have your own stand.  ...  "
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" ...  They say the stand is permanently attached, pull out and tighten the screw.  ...  "
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" ...  Nothing not to like, super light and thin, VESA mountable, great quality.  ...  "
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" ...  once mounted that's it.  ...  "
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" ...  It's 2019, why are you making monitors without VESA mounts?  ...  "
Returns
 20
returning, returned, replacement, sent, monitor
-100%
comment
" ...  The first monitor I received was defective and had to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning since it's worthless to me.  ...  "
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" ...  Contacted Amazon, and they sent a replacement and I returned the original. ... They said they would look at, but I would have to ship it back on my own dime, and they would not replace it.  ...  "
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" ...  I had to get a to return and get a new one. ... Worse yet, i see I was refunded but not for the entire price ($15 less).  ...  "
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" ...  But I returned it.  ...  "
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" ...  We thought it was working great so we didn't keep the box and now I'm not sure we can return it .  ...  "
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" ...  Out of return window by 10 days.  ...  "
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" ...  So I contacted the manufacturer and they decided I should send it to their repair facility and I had to pay for the $80 shipping (wouldn’t have been that big of a deal if they had actually fixed it).  ...  "
Software Platform
 17
web, support, monitor, screens, compatibility
+47%
-53%
comment
" ...  Ordered it brand new and within 2 weeks, it’s non stop “No Signal” Messages until messing with wires for about 45 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Call Amazon tech support and they transfer me to Acer.  ...  "
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" ...  I didn't purchase these to work on, they're hooked up via USB3 to display browser inspection tools and other things to free up space on my other screens.  ...  "
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" ...  I have not been able to figure out why text and images in the OS are so noticeably grainy.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, the contact info Amazon gave me for Acer is completely out of date.  ...  "
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" ...  Tried everything under google.  ...  "
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" ...  Called Acer Tech Support directly and was automatically disconnected 4 times when their voice system did not recognize the correct SNID number they asked me to enter before taking to a representative.  ...  "
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" ...  This is of course out of Amazon's return window, and Acer's product support web page literally doesn't work.  ...  "
Fit
 17
stand, base, middle bracket, arm, wobble
+82%
-18%
comment
" ...  Really good quality image, also the refreshment part is awesome, I was looking something affordable with gods specs but not bad and this fit perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Time to do a Google search, which lead me to a YouTube video where the man took a flat screwdriver and snapped a piece of plastic off his R271 monitor to get the arm into the slot.  ...  "
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" ...  this fit the bill.  ...  "
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" ...  The set-up was super simple as they have put a folding loop on the screw to be able to twist in by hand for the base(no tools required).  ...  "
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" ...  Put the ring base and upright bar together first. ... Just place the base on a flat, solid surface, hold the monitor by the top and press down.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no complaints with this monitor as it works perfectly to fit my needs!  ...  "
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" ...  Stand holds well with no wobble.  ...  "
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" ...  The size was good, the weight was good, the stand was sturdy, the edges were thin.  ...  "
Controls
 14
bottom, menu, settings, controls, control
+36%
-64%
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" ...  The other's buttons on the bottom do the functions of a different button than which you hit.  ...  "
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" ...  On off button and other adjustments located under the front bottom edge.  ...  "
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" ...  Dislikes: The location of five buttons at the bottom right.  ...  "
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" ...  Most irritating is there's no key for the buttons under the bottom. ... The others pull up menus, but no clue which work the cursor, or which DIFFERENT ones work the next menu cursor.  ...  "
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" ...  The buttons did not work on 1 of the monitors.  ...  "
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" ...  I know it has nothing to do with my pc, because it does the same thing even with no input, and none of the buttons (including the power button) work.  ...  "
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" ...  Then on the replacement unit, the power and menu buttons stopped working.  ...  "
Delivery
 14
arrived, shipping, ordered, delivered, days
+71%
-29%
comment
" ...  Got them for a great price on Amazon and they were delivered safely and unharmed.  ...  "
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" ...  Opened in good condition  ...  "
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" ...  I cancelled another I'd ordered because this one could be delivered for free the next day.  ...  "
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" ...  Received it with one day shipping, and it actually came within 18 hours of me ordering it.  ...  "
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" ...  Well packaged - always important with electronics.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived in 2 days in perfect condition.  ...  "
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" ...  But it is a beautiful screen and was delivered fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I had no problems when I received it  ...  "
Capacity
 13
two, office, monitors, bought, room
+100%
comment
" ...  Light weight and perfect size for a small room.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought two for my home office.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my work office.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought these for office computers.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought two monitors for my home office.  ...  "
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" ...  Got 2 of these for my wife's home office and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  I have this monitor on the desk in my bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for office work.  ...  "
Product As Described
 12
exactly, quality, one, expected, bought
+92%
-8%
comment
" ...  Pretty good picture!  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this to replace my very old monitor, i was amazed at how much better the picture looked.  ...  "
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" ...  exactly as stated  ...  "
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" ...  Uploaded images of what’s in the box.  ...  "
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" ...  and the new one works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is phenomenal.  ...  "
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" ...  The exterior frame is roughly 3/32", but from the outside edge, in 7/16" is where the picture starts and there is no way of adjusting it to go all the way to the edge of the monitor.  ...  "
Display Size
 12
size, big, larger, inch, excellent
+100%
comment
" ...  I wanted a large screen, I go it.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I have my old 17 inch monitor on the side serving as my extended monitor when needed, and the Acer 24" is now my main monitor directly ahead.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is clear and larger than previous one.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with the size and quality of the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I think it's a great size and he really enjoys having two screens.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is nice, big, and bright.  ...  "
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" ...  Such a great screen!  ...  "
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" ...  I love the resolution and the size.  ...  "
For Kids
 10
loves, work, love, daughter, bought
+100%
comment
" ...  When my adult son saw it he said " I did a great job without him helping me" : )  ...  "
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" ...  Very good price for a kid office thanks  ...  "
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" ...  My son love it  ...  "
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" ...  It is wonderful for classroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased for my daughter.  ...  "
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" ...  Daughter needed a new monitor.  ...  "
Features
 10
light, auto, turn, features, source
+60%
-40%
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" ...  You must turn off auto-source (or something like that). ... Turn off the option that auto detects a source.  ...  "
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" ...  It's nice and light.  ...  "
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" ...  Also have ECO mode in the setting.  ...  "
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" ...  It is light as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The image is amazing and offers features such as reduced blue light emission.  ...  "
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" ...  Granted this monitor was pretty affordable when I bought it, so the price may reflect in the lack of features.  ...  "
Clarity
 10
quality, price, crisp, bright, monitor
+100%
comment
" ...  Bright and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Beautifully clear, crisp monitor with so many options.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions were very clear.  ...  "
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" ...  It's light and clear. ... Price was great for quality and clarity.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality is very clear too.  ...  "
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" ...  clear and bright, does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  clear and bright, does the job.  ...  "
Comfort
 9
set, need, neck, monitor, hand
+56%
-44%
comment
" ...  If they were more expensive I'd start pulling off more stars, but they're quite cheap and well worth the tiny investment.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to set up, the monitor controls under the lower right hand side of the monitor are a little confusing and it took me a while to figure them out.  ...  "
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" ...  The monitor is practically bezel-less and really comfortable to look at.  ...  "
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" ...  The set-up was super simple as they have put a folding loop on the screw to be able to twist in by hand for the base(no tools required).  ...  "
comment
" ...  They are more of a bezel than I feel like they advertise, so I can't use two of them for gaming comfortably.  ...  "
Video Playback
 8
videos, use, movies, monitor, watch
+100%
comment
" ...  Movies and videos look crystal clear.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I like that it's super light, so I can move it easily from my desk to a better place for watching movies, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this monitor for gaming and for watching movies and videos.  ...  "
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" ...  It works well with watching movies!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It doubles as my computer monitor and with my Roku for movies.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is a fine monitor and was inexpensive but it lacks video.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good enough to watch videos and do business  ...  "
Refresh Rate
 8
gaming, refresh rate, response, 60hz, 60fps
+100%
comment
" ...  This monitor looks nice, and for my purposes it is fine, but the refresh rate kind of sucks.  ...  "
comment
" ...  and the 60hz refresh rate is plenty for games  ...  "
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" ...  I'm not into 144hz gaming, 60 hz is good enough for me and this monitor does justice.  ...  "
comment
" ...  -Quick response time and smooth, 60fps 120hz frame rate, perfect for gaming, entertainment, and work use  ...  "
comment
" ...  I don't care about technical specs -- "refresh rate"??  ...  "
comment
" ...  There is definitely a noticeable increase in FPS gaming response compared to 60hz.  ...  "
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" ...  Thought I needed a 144Hz monitor with 1ms response.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great and cheap monitor if you’re looking for 60fps  ...  "
Weight
 8
light, size, sturdy, stand, room
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  Light weight too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light weight, bright display.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light weight and perfect size for a small room.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The size was good, the weight was good, the stand was sturdy, the edges were thin.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The clarity is super and it is really light weight.  ...  "
Viewing Angles
 6
good, angles, angle, wide, monitor
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I highly recommend against this monitor unless all you need is good viewing angles(which are about the same as my old monitor.)  ...  "
comment
" ...  Wide viewing angles.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good viewing angle.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The colors are nice, screen is bright, and viewing angles are good as well.  ...  "
As Gift
 5
+100%
comment
" ...  My son is a computer guru and he was happy with this gift.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was a gift, No compliants  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was a gift, No compliants  ...  "
comment
" ...  Given as a gift.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Given as a gift.  ...  "
Volume
 5
speakers, sound, low, speaker, monitor
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  Also, I bought the kind with the built in speakers, and they were just awful: low volume, and mushy sound.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also, I bought the kind with the built in speakers, and they were just awful: low volume, and mushy sound. ... Maybe others have decent speakers?  ...  "
Apps
 5
monitor, web, office, macbook, acer
+100%
comment
" ...  I needed to upgrade my ancient monitor, so I am now using this 21.5” for Netflix and YouTube while I craft, and upgraded her to another Acer 27” for gaming.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I mainly use this monitor for web browsing and office related tasks.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Meets my needs for business apps and some video.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have it attached to my MacBook Pro and I mostly use it for architecture programs like SketchUp and AutoCAD.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Spreadsheets, photoshop, research, email, etc .  ...  "
Cleaning
 5
super, lot, crisp, speakers, skinny
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  It has a super clean modern look and very small bezel.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light and clean looking.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's clean, slick, skinny, bevels are super skinny, and the stand even gives room around it and inside so I can put a lot of things on my table.  ...  "
Camera
 5
camera, bought, pictures
+100%
comment
" ...  Even when I transferred the photos to my phone!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Bought this for editing photos .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great for work and reviewing photos /videos.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I am using it as a standalone display for my home security camera system.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Pictures are before and after of my setup.  ...  "
Print Quality
 4
using, use, paper, editing, color
+100%
comment
" ...  I was able to solve this with the tried and true "stack of printer paper" method.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have been using 27" Asus monitors for many years now for photo editing and preparing artwork for printing. ... I use a Datacolor Spyder to set my display color to the profile the printer is using, so that what I see is exactly what I get.  ...  "
comment
" ...  With the exception of printers, I have had good luck with HP products.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I use this screen for editing photoshop and print work, so being exact in color is important.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 4
energy
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  It'd be like checking to make sure it is powered by electricity before purchasing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  i think the power supply is the problem not the monitor but product not last longer then one year is bs.  ...  "
Lagging
 4
started, seconds
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Then every time I turned it on it started restarting over and over every 2 seconds.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Then every time I turned it on it started restarting over and over every 2 seconds.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
arrived
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  It appears there is possibly a loose or damaged ribbon internally.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This product came broken.  ...  "
Keyboard
 3
keyboard, stand, desk, like, far
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  If the desk shakes, it amplifies through the monitor making the whole monitor wobble and shake from mere typing.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It does have some backlight bleed in the corners, but only really noticeable on startup for me.  ...  "
Full Frame
 3
like, example, camera
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  However, THAT IS NOT a zero frame.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Unfortunately i don't have camera with enough frame rate to show that in this mode you get something like motion blur effect while moving camera in game for example (Even like Witcher 3 for example, not fast first-person-shooters).  ...  "
Storage
 3
wobble, stand, space
+100%
comment
" ...  I thought the round base would be a bit too space-consuming, but it turned out to be a really nice place to coil my HDMI cable when it's not connected to my laptop.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Stand holds well with no wobble.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Stand holds well with no wobble.  ...  "

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Connectivity
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Display
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
Full HD 1080p
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