Acer debuts S1 series LED monitors

Acer America today intros the new S1 family of thin (13mm to 15mm profile)LED monitors, featuring an eco-friendly,energy-saving technologies and space-conscious design.

The S1 line-up includes for now 3 models – 20-inch S201HL, 21.5-inch S211HL and 23-inch model S231HL, all with polished black display frame and rounded porcelain-like stands. The S1 models feature white LED backlighting , which doesn’t contain hazardous substances such as mercury or halogen gases and  consumes less power, providing up to 68% power savings compared to a CCFL backlit displays. All monitors also feature 12,000,000:1 contrast ratio via Acer Adaptive Contrast Management (ACM), which enables users to adjust images frame by frame for improvement of gradation and detail, especially in very dim or very bright scenes.

Acer S1 Series Monitors

The 21.5-inch S211HL  and 23-inch S231HL  models offers 1920×1080 resolutions, while the 20-inch S201HL propose 1600 x 900 pixel resolution, all models boasts 5ms response times, 250 cd/m2 brightness and are RoHS and ENERGY STAR 5.0 compliant. They also comes with D-Sub and DVI ports with HDCP protection and S231HL has HDMI input.

Acer S231HL and S201HL Monitors

Available this month for U.S. customers, Acer S1 series coats -  $169.99 for the 20-inch model (S201HL), $219.99 for the 21.5-inch model (S211HL) and $269.99 for the 23-inch model (S231HL).

“In addition to the eye-catching design and crisp visual quality, the S1 series monitors were designed to be one of the slimmest monitors available today for consumers with a limited amount of desk space,” said Irene Chan, senior product marketing manager for peripherals, Acer America. “Another key consideration was designing a monitor that delivers low energy consumption and environmental impact.”

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