Acer R240HY bidx 23.8 Inch Monitor Review



When you need In-Plane switching (IPS) monitor that delivers an all-round performance, The 24-inch Acer R240HY comes to your rescue.

PROS: Energy efficient. Affordable. Decent performance
CONS:No DisplayPort input. Not VESA mount compatible out of the box. Tilt-only stand


The Acer R240HY bidx is a 23.8 inch display monitor with decent capabilities and features. The monitor has a magnetic base with brushed hairline end for paper clips, retaining the desktop house clear.

The Acer combines great features found on high end monitors such as a narrow bezel, a range of connectivity options such as VGA, DVI and HDMI ports.

It includes a  Full HD 1920x 1080 resolution IPS display. It also comes a 4ms Response time and a Zero Frame Design that is ideal for multi-screen working.


The Acer R240HY sports a solid build quality made of plastic that feels durable giving the monitor a premium look. The use of all plastic in the monitor save for the logo and the stand helps in keeping its price down compared to other monitors in the competition.

The monitor only allows you to tilt it backward and forward, thereby restricting your positioning styles but then we cannot complain at its price. The Acer sports a zero-frame design, a departure from the thick frames we are used to on conventional Monitors. The zero-frame design comes in handy if you are after a side by side set up of two or more monitors.


dThe Acer R Series 23.8 inch monitor comes with a full HD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The screen offers wide viewing angles that show every detail clearly. The images are also vivid without color difference from any viewing angle thanks to the IPS display technology.

The Full HD resolution and superior 100 Million: 1 contrast ratio gives a detailed imagery. The Imagery is good for viewing photos, browsing the web and easy viewing of documents side by side.

The aspect ratio on this display is good enough for streaming movies and videos with crisp images that are true to life.

The refresh rate in this Acer is at 60Hz which works well at this level. Gamers will find this monitor inadequate as it is not made with gaming in mind. gIt can however handle some casual gaming without any lag.

The monitor has a response time of 4ms good enough to prevent ghosting. Gamers should consider a serious monitor such as the BenQ RL2455HM 24-Inch Gaming Monitor that has 1ms response rate.

The Acer e-Color Management interface gives users the freedom to customize the monitor to fit their viewing preferences. Users can easily adjust the contrast, sharpness, brightness and saturation to make their viewing experience enjoyable.

The Acer R240HY bidx sports all common input ports to support CPU, Laptop, Tablets, AV systems and many other devices. It comes with VGA, DVI & HDMI inputs so you can easily power
and extend the enjoyment from your smartphone or tablet on Full HD display. The display features power-saving technologies to conserve cost and resources. The design is eco-friendly as it emphasizes on energy efficiency, waste reduction, recyclability and safety.

Other features worth mentioning include the flicker-free technology, blue light filter and Acer Eye protect technology. The features help in protecting your eyes and avoid eyestrain. As such, you can spend more time in front of the monitor watching your movies or editing documents without experiencing eyestrain.


The Acer R240HY is an above average Full HD monitor that offers premium features at an affordable price. This is a perfect example of cheap products that offer an astounding performance without disappointing. The Acer has its priorities right by having an IPS panel wide viewing angles and eye protectors to avoid eyestrain.

Its thin bezel and price remain the selling point of this elegant monitor. The monitor fits well into the life of an individual who wants to work or work-play on multiple display units with complete set of features at a wallet friendly price.

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