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Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Deo gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “A good value purchase”. Frazldazl wrote in their review on Amazon “It's good for the money”. Jamie England mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic product, great price and fast delivery” in his review of this PC monitors.
A few customers wrote in their reviews that the Acer K202HQ was cheap. Mick said “A great budget monitor”. Mick also wrote “I bought this monitor as an inexpensive monitor for a 2011 Mac Mini (rather than pay exorbitant amounts for an Apple monitor”. Mick also said “Recommended as a good budget solution for everyday users!”.
Two customers who reviewed the Acer K202HQ thought it was a bargain for the price. Harry Fitchett wrote in his review of the Acer K202HQ “Needs a cheap”.
Good Product Quality
Six Acer K202HQ owners thought this PC monitors was good quality. In August last year Harry Fitchett said on Amazon “Good quality monitor for it” in his Acer K202HQ review. Last year Matt said “Great quality screen” in his review of the Acer K202HQ and gave the Acer K202HQ a rating of 5 stars. Mr.t.w.cunningham gave it a score of 99 out of 100 and wrote “Excellent quality” in their Acer K202HQ review.
Easy to Use
Some people said in their reviews that the Acer K202HQ was easy to setup. Deo said in their review of the Acer K202HQ on Amazon last year “It was easy to set up” and rated it 80 out of 100. Kathryn M Brodie rated it 4 stars and she wrote on Amazon “Good price, easy to set up and use”. Ps Rapaport wrote “It looks great, works perfectly and took me precisely 90 seconds to set up and turn on” and rated it 5 stars.
One customer considered that it was easy to use. Contadino mentioned in their Acer K202HQ review “Are much easier to use now” yet gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.
Low Running Costs
Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the K202HQ will cost only £20 over 5 years to run, which is in the cheapest 12% of all 61 flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
Across all PC displays, the K202HQ is one the best selling products currently available for sale according to sales data from Amazon.
Several customers agreed that it was thick. Lorraine Burnet scored the product 99 out of 100 and she mentioned in August “It came on Monday! It's good value for money, quite wide (which is good for gaming”. Norman Leesmith wrote “It is good to have a wider monitor as it easier to open multiple windows” and rated the product 80 out of 100.
One customer who reviewed this PC monitors concluded that it was easy to carry around. Matt said on Amazon in August last year “Very light and easy to mount” in his review of this PC monitors. One person said in their reviews that it was thin. Contadino mentioned on Amazon “The viewing angle is pretty narrow”.
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Owner Reviews Are Good
On average, based on 63 owner reviews this LCD screen has an overall owner rating of 84 out of 100.
Good Picture Quality
One Acer K202HQ reviewer reckoned that it had clear images. Mick mentioned on Amazon “I've not yet had a problem with the screen's clarity or speed; it's kept up with everything I need” in their review of the Acer K202HQ. One Acer K202HQ reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had a sharp image.
One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. This year Terryh wrote “Great little monitor very well made” in their review and gave it a score of 99 out of 100.
Some people who reviewed the Acer K202HQ reckoned that it was good looking. Contadino mentioned on Amazon “The viewing angle is pretty narrow” but in spite of that rated it 3 stars. John Dawson wrote in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Beautiful standard home monitor” and rated the product 99 out of 100.
Acer Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews
On average Acer small monitors have good ratings as do all flatpanel monitors produced by Acer.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.
There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the Acer V206HQL (£65.32), or the HP W2072a (£46.97) which is cheaper; or the Philips 200V4QSBR (£71.98) which has a better Rating.
100000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the Acer K202HQ is 100000000:1. That's over five times the contrast ratio of the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 20000000:1.
A 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio is actually the best contrast ratio across all PC screens of this spec and age.
The worst contrast ratio amongst similar types of PC monitor is Mega Contrast.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays that have a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available including the Acer V206HQL (£65.32) which is cheaper.
Very Low Power Consumption When Off
The average power consumption when off of small monitors that have been around for more than a year is 0.36W. With a power consumption when off of only 0.17 Watts, the Acer K202HQ has a fairly low power consumption when off compared to most of the other small monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the K202HQ.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
At 49.5 centimeters, the Acer K202HQ has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that came out more than a year ago. The smallest display diagonal of small monitors that are a comparable age to the K202HQ is 11cm, the biggest is 490cm, and the average display diagonal is 55cm.
Across all the small monitors that came out around the same time as the K202HQ the heights range from 67mm to 500mm, and the average height is 300mm. At only 276.2 millimeters, the Acer K202HQ is fairly short compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the K202HQ.
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Price Has Recently Increased by £9.01
The price of the K202HQ has increased by £9.01 in the last 35 days.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most flatpanel monitors of this age and type do not have a built-in speaker. The Acer K202HQ is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the V7 L18500WS-9K (£63.59) or the Hannspree HE196APB (£56.11).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the K202HQ, the Acer K202HQ does not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
Most PC monitors that came out around the same time as the K202HQ are not 3D compatible. The Acer K202HQ is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other small monitors that have been available for more than a year, the Acer K202HQ does not have an integrated card reader.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The Acer K202HQ has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels.
This flatpanel monitor's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is in fact the worst display resolution amongst all LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the K202HQ.
The best display resolution across comparable types of flatpanel monitor is 1920 x 1080 pixels.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays that have a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels currently available including the V7 L18500WS-9K (£63.59), or the DELL E1916H (£52.01) which has a better Rating.
If the display resolution of this Acer flatpanel monitor is not many enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung LS19E20KBW (£69.97) (1440 x 900 and higher rated), or the DELL 1707FP (£50.12) (1280 x 1024 and higher rated); or the HP L1750 (£68.99) (1280 x 1024 and cheaper).
Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
At only 90 degrees, the Acer K202HQ has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the K202HQ. Across all the LCD screens of this age and type the horizontal viewing angles range from 90° to 180°.
Very Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of only 65 degrees, the Acer K202HQ has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst small monitors of this age. Across all the flatpanel monitors of this type and age the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.
Very Dim Display Brightness
The Acer K202HQ has a fairly dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the K202HQ. The display brightness of small monitors that were released one year ago range from 200 cd/m² to 350 cd/m².
Only Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the Acer K202HQ is more than most LCD screens of this spec and age. This PC screen has a VGA cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens of this age and spec.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.
At 463.4 millimeters, the Acer K202HQ has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age.
We compared this PC display to all the other 463.4mm wide flatpanel monitors and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Acer V206HQL (£65.32) is also worth considering.
This monitor has the worst pic of any monitor that I have have seem....bar none!
Even when viewed straight on, portions of the screen are either all washed out or turn off color and dark..
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Ordered it on a Sunday and it came on Monday!! It's good value for money, quite wide (which is good for gaming). If that you are a hardcore gamer this might not be the best moniter for... Read more…
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