Acer Nitro VG240YP Review

Acer Nitro VG240YP Review

Acer Nitro VG240YP is a 144 Hz IPS Gaming Monitor with AMD Radeon SYNC Technology. Well-built, good for gaming and is among the best monitors you can buy. This monitor’s full model name is Acer Nitro VG232Y Pbiip, simplified to VG240YP or VG240Y P so that it doesn’t get confused with a different monitor Acer Nitro VG240Y bmiix.


Acer VG240YP has good picture handling, better motion handling, and an outstanding low input lag and is a good choice for a gaming monitor.


Main Specs

  • 23.8″ Full HD (1920 x 1080) Widescreen IPS Monitor with AMD Radeon FreeSync Technology
  • Response Time: 1ms VRB
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz
  • Zero Frame Design
  • Ports: 1 x Display Port & 2 x HDMI 2.0 (HDMI Cable Included)

Acer Nitro VG240YP Picture Quality

Acer Nitro VG240YP offers decent overall picture quality, high peak brightness, outstanding grey uniformity, and large viewing angles. The Acer Nitro features an IPS (In-plane Switching) Panel and like most IPS monitors have decent horizontal viewing angles at 178 ° and 178° vertical viewing angle.

The VG240Y P monitor has a static 1000:1 contrast ratio and a typical 250-nit peak brightness expected for an IPS monitor. With very little distracting dirty screen effect, Acer Nitro VG240YP has great grey uniformity and excellent gradient efficiency.

The SDR Peak Brightness is 380cd/m² and also with an impressive HDR Peak Brightness.

Acer Nitro VG240YP Features

One of these monitor’s main features is that the monitor settings can be changed through its software and You can assign commonly used settings to one of three hotkeys and create custom settings for different uses.

  • GameView pre-calibrated picture presets (Action, Racing, Sport, ECO, Movie, etc)
  • Black Boost (increases visibility in darker games)
  • Aim Point (custom crosshairs)

There are no inbuilt speakers on this monitor and no audio port.

Acer Nitro VG240YP Performance

The Nitro VG270UP’s gaming performance is great and has a 144Hz refresh rate with an outstanding response time that provides impressive clear motion when gaming. This response time is accomplished by activating the monitor’s Visual Response Boost (VRB) mode, which takes full effect when the monitor is dialled down to a 120Hz refresh rate.

  • Response Time: 1ms VRB
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz

Acer Nitro VG240YP Design & Connectivity

Acer Nitro VG240YP Review
Acer Nitro VG240YP Back Review

The controls are on the back of the monitor consisting of a joystick and four buttons. The Acer VG240YP is VESA mount compliant and also comes with a stand in the BOX.

Should You Buy The Acer Nitro VG240YP (Price)?

This monitor is decent for gaming, media content creation, multimedia, and office use. Overall, for most uses Acer VG240YP is a great monitor.

When you buy this monitor you’ll get a monitor, stand, user guide, power cable & an HDMI cable in the box.

Acer Nitro VG240YP Specifications

Type Monitor
Year 2019
Brand Acer
Model Number Nitro VG240Y P
Alias VG240YP
Size 24″ (inches)
Panel IPS
Screen Size Class 24″ (inches)
Diagonal Size
  • 23.78 in
  • 60.4 cm
  • 604 mm
  • 1.98 ft
Screen Width
  • 20.75 in
  • 52.7 cm
  • 527.04 mm
  • 1.73 ft
Screen Height
  • 11.67 in
  • 29.6 cm
  • 296.46 mm
  • 0.97 ft
Display Type IPS
Display Bit Depth 8 bits (6 bits + FRC)
Frame Rate Control Yes
Max Number of Colors 16777216
Bits 24
Screen Aspect Ratio 1.778:1
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080
Screen Pixel Pitch 0.275 mm
Screen Pixel Density 92 PPI
Backlight Source W-LED
NTSC 1953 72
Screen Brightness 250 cd/m²
Static Screen Contrast 1000: 1
Dynamic Screen Contrast 100000000: 1
Screen Horizontal Viewing Angle 178 °
Screen Vertical Viewing Angle 178 °
Display Minimum Response Time 1 ms
Display Coating Anti-glare/Matte (3H)
3D No
Case Color Black
Built-in Camera No
  • 1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
  • 2 x HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
Cool Features
Extra Features Anti-theft stand lock slot – Kensington
Vesa Mount Support Yes
VESA Interface Standard Size 100 x 100
Removable VESA Stand Yes
Height Adjustment No
Landscape or Portrait Pivot Support No
Left or Right Swivel Support No
Forward and Backward Tilt Support Yes
Forward Tilt 5 °
Backward Tilt 20 °
Vertical Digital Frequency 144 Hz
110V 100 V – 120 V
220V 220 V – 240 V
AC Frequency 50 Hz – 60 Hz
Power Consumption When Device is Off 0.27 W
Power Consumption in Sleep Mode 0.39 W
Extras HDMI cable – optional
  • ErP
  • TCO Certified Displays 7.0


Find out more by visiting the Manufacturer’s Website. Please note that while we attempt to provide as accurate specs as possible, we are not guaranteeing that they are 100% correct.

Last update on 2020-05-11 / Amazon

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