Acer P241w Video
Acer P241w Video Transcript
? Another month. Another 24-inch display. Hi I'm Eric Franklin from CNET.com and today we're looking at he Acer 241w 24-inch display. ? This is the 5th 24-incher we've looked at this year although we'd rank it at #4 (out of the five we've reviewed), it's a close fourth and the display still does some things better than its higher ranked competitors. ? For example it has a very high brightness. In fact, its brightness score was the highest we've yet seen for any display. This high brightness however comes at a cost. The display has trouble reproducing any deep blacks. Also, its color depth leaves something to be desired as the colors are drab and don't really have any kind of "pop"! ? Aesthetically speaking the Acer has a pleasing look thanks to its unique bezel design, which features a number of slopes and dips that make it stand out from other displays. ? The OSD navigation takes a little getting used, but the buttons themselves give a satisfying snap when pressed. ? We looked at a few DVD's as well as World of Warcraft. Although it's 1920x1200 resolution allowed it to create a sharp picture in games and movies, the color were still washed in each. ? You can get this display for as low as $380, if you're looking for a display capable of a very high brightness and you mind sacrificing color depth and black level, we can easily recommend the Acer. It has HDMI, VGA and DVI connections which most users will be satisfied with. If money however is not an issue we still recommend the Dell Ultrasharp 2408WFP. It has many more connections and a better performance.
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