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15 Reasons For
Thirteen Acer K222HQL reviewers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. In August this year Amazon Customer said “Very decent monitor for its price”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “This is a very well made and good looking monitor at the price it is I would definitely recommend it”. Amazon Customer also said “Great value and very quick delivery”.
Several people reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak wrote last year “Cheap screen with bad viewing angle”. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak also said “That's usual for all monitors with that old TN panel (cheap laptops have this problem also”. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak also mentioned “It's cheap”.
Good Product Quality
A few customers who reviewed the Acer K222HQL reckoned that it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon in August this year “This is a very well made and good looking monitor at the price it is I would definitely recommend it”. Kyran gave the product a score of 99 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Well worth it for the price ! (£90 at the time.) Good configuration settings, good quality, build quality” in their review of this PC monitors. Matt F. said on Amazon “Very cheap and great quality monitor”.
The K222HQL is a popular choice of PC display.
Very Low Running Costs
The K222HQL is in the cheapest 7% of all 486 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the K222HQL will cost only £31 over 5 years to run.
A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon in August “This is a very well made and good looking monitor at the price it is I would definitely recommend it” and rated it 99 out of 100. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak wrote in their review “Annoying if you have solid color background, that color is different all over the screen!”. Kyran gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “Well worth it for the price ! (£90 at the time.) Good configuration settings, good quality, build quality”.
One Acer K222HQL owner who reviewed it mentioned that it was strong and durable. Kyran gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon in August last year “Very sturdy” in their review of this PC monitors.
Easy to Use
One Acer K222HQL reviewer thought it was easy to use. Peter Mankin said on Amazon “I find the Acer Display very good for me to use and because I am having problems with my eyes the print shows up very clearly” in his review.
One Acer K222HQL reviewer said in their reviews that this PC monitors was easy to use the menus. Kyran wrote in their review “Great monitor! Works smoothly as it should, pretty decent size and well worth it for the price ! (£90 at the time.) Good configuration settings, good quality, build quality”.
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A few customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon in August “This is a very well made and good looking monitor at the price it is I would definitely recommend it”. Kyran said “Great monitor! Works smoothly as it should, pretty decent size”.
A few people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mark Hearne mentioned on Amazon in August “Would be better if it had HDMI input as well as the the DVI”. Uk L. gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitors two years ago “It is suport HDMI”.
Good Owner Reviews
Based on 40 owner reviews this Acer PC monitor has an average owner rating of 86%.
Acer Has Good PC Display Reviews
Acer medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all flatpanel monitors Acer is one of the superior manufacturers.
100000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the K222HQL is 100000000:1. That's over twenty times the contrast ratio of the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 5000000:1.
A 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio is actually the best contrast ratio across all comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the K222HQL.
A Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio is the worst contrast ratio across comparable types of PC screen.
Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the K222HQL have widths of between 51mm and 960mm, and the average width is 590mm. The K222HQL is one of the narrower similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the K222HQL (only 508 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.
At only 4 milliseconds, the K222HQL has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the K222HQL. The response times of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the K222HQL range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.8ms.
With a height of only 304.5 millimeters, the K222HQL is quite short compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the K222HQL. The shortest PC monitor that has been available for more than a year is 36mm tall and the tallest is 930mm.
The K222HQL is one of the lighter PC displays that were released around the same time as the K222HQL (only 2.7 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The lightest similar spec LCD screen that has been available for around the same time as the K222HQL is 2.3g weight and the heaviest is 79kg.
8 Reasons Against
Inferior Picture Quality
Some Acer K222HQL reviewers who reviewed it thought it did not have a wide viewing angle. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak rated the product 2 stars and mentioned in their Acer K222HQL review on Amazon “Cheap screen with bad viewing angle”. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak also wrote “Viewing angle is really bad”.
One customer considered that the Acer K222HQL did not have a flickering image. Veronika Murzynova wrote on Amazon “Got serious flicker problem during gaming” in her review of this PC monitors.
One Acer K222HQL owner wrote in their reviews that it did not have good colour saturation. Martin Holeysovský wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Good for the money, working perfectly fine after 2years, just dont expect true colours” however scored it 4 stars.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The K222HQL does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the K222HQL which have a built-in speaker.
Alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at include the Philips 226V4LAB (£92.00) or the AOC e2470Swh (£68.99).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the K222HQL do not have a built-in camera. The K222HQL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Acer K222HQL does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the K222HQL also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K222HQL are not 3D compatible. The K222HQL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
There are a number of alternative PC screens that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available which you might want to consider including the Samsung S22E450D which is cheaper; or the Philips 226V4LAB (£92.00), or the Asus VX279Q (£197.39) which has a better Rating.
If the display resolution of this PC screen is too few for you then you might also want to consider the HP Z24i (£264.37) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated).
Very Small Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Acer K222HQL has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the K222HQL. The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the K222HQL is 48cm, the biggest is 110cm, and the average display diagonal is 64cm.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This PC screen has been on the market for over a year.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC monitors of this type and age.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the Samsung S22E450D which is cheaper; or the Philips 226V4LAB (£92.00) which has a better Rating.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.16 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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