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When you see what this LCD is incapable of doing, you'll spend your cash elsewhere.When PC manufacturers have a stab at making flatscreen TVs, the resultant TVs cost less than most, but also look cheap
Oh, how other TV brands must hate the Acer AT4220. Every time we visit a manufacturer these days they moan about how it's nearly impossible to make a profit given how fast flat TV prices are plummeting
It's usually the case that where a traditionally PC brand decides to make a TV, it tries to make it as cheap as possible. And that's exactly the case with Acer's AT3720: it's a snip at £800. It certainly looks cheap, thanks to its plasticky build
We've not been too impressed by the efforts of PC manufacturers to muscle in on the LCD TV patch so far. Video's demands of a screen differ from computing's, and few PC brands have managed to make the necessary adjustments convincingly
Acer is still best known for its PC monitors but the brand is keen to carve out a niche in the exploding flatscreen TV market, through a combination of keen prices and ambitious specification.
The twin attractions of HDTV and the World Cup have brought a flurry of new HD Ready LCDs onto the market from hitherto unheard of companies in the flatscreen world. Already a brand of some note in Europe, Acer...