Acer have today announced the launch of the new S6 line-up of displays, following on from the previous S5 series, these new displays pack a new stylish design alongside some features that set them out from the rest, the most notable of which being the new MHL technology, which will allow users to display photos and videos from their mobile devices on the larger displays.

To do so, the user will simply connect the device to the monitor with a MHL cable, this will automatically sync audio and video content from your device, allowing you to stream content straight to the device, after which you can even use the screen to show play games and it will even charge your device whilst doing so..

The display also includes a new Zero Frame design, which means Acer have been able to increase the available space for the display itself, which includes a Full HD resolution, IPS LED panel, 100M:1 contrast ratio and a fast response time.

The monitors also include a 178 degree viewing angle, and can even be tilted to adjust the overall viewing position, all of which is an ultra-slim and space-saving design, the display is sure to fit on most desks or worktops, and with all the ports located on the base, plugging components in is easy. 

he new S6 monitors will be available in two form factors, the 27 inch model and the 23 inch model, both of which include that aforementioned Full HD resolution and a contrast ratio of 100M:1, as well as two HDMI ports. 

The S6 series will be available in Europe, Middle East and Africa from the end of May, the 27 inch model will set you back € 329 and the 23 will cost €189, there’s no news on a UK price yet however.

Check out the full spec list for the monitor’s in the table below:

Acer S6 series technical specifications

S236HL S276HL
Display Type Flat screen/TFT Flat screen/TFT
Dimensions (WxHxD mm) 548×405.1×142.3 622x450x142
Min. Profile Thickness mm 12,8 14,7
Colour Titanium Titanium
Panel Technology IPS LED IPS LED
Crystalbrite Yes Yes
Size cm 58 69
Size Inch 23 27
Format 16:9 16:9
Display dimensions (mm) 509.8×286.8 597×336
Pixel Pitch (mm) 0,265 0,311
Resolution 1920×[email protected] 1920×[email protected]
Frequency (H/V) 30-80KHz/55-75Hz 30-80KHz/55-75Hz
PPI 96 82
Rsp time (ms) 6 6
Contrast 100M:1 100M:1
Brightness (cd/m2) 250 250
H/V° CR 10:1 178/178 178/178
H/V° CR 5:1 178/178 178/178
Colors (M) 16,7 16,7
NTSC (%) 72 72
OS Certification Win8 certified Win8 certified
Video Input    
Input Signal VGA + 2x HDMI (w/ HDCP) with MHL VGA + 2x HDMI (w/ HDCP) with MHL
Audio Output    
Speaker 1.5Wx2 1.5Wx2
Kensington Support Yes Yes
Tilt -5°/15° -5°/15°
Power Supply    
Power Supply External External
Off/Standby (W) 0,4 0,45
ON 26W 36W
Sleep (W) 0,5 0,49
Mercury (mg) 0 0
Lead Presence* Presence*
Manufacturer Guarantee    
Service and Support EMEA Commercial (3yr) EMEA Commercial (3yr)
Certificates CE, TÜV GS, ISO9241-307 CE, TÜV GS, ISO9241-307
TCO Certification MPRII MPRII

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