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18 Reasons For
Good Owner Reviews
People who bought this PC display rated this flatpanel monitor 86 out of 100 on average.
A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. This year Amazon Customer rated the product as excellent and wrote “Very decent monitor for its price”. Amazon Customer also said “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”.
Seven Acer K222HQL owners who reviewed the Acer K222HQL concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak said on Amazon in December last year “Cheap screen with bad viewing angle”. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak also mentioned “That's usual for all monitors with that old TN panel (cheap laptops have this problem also”. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak also said “It's cheap”.
Good Product Quality
A few people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Kyran mentioned in their review on Amazon “Well worth it for the price ! (£90 at the time.) Good configuration settings, good quality, build quality”. Matt F. wrote “Very cheap and great quality monitor” and rated the product as excellent. Mr. Robert W. Mullin wrote in his Acer K222HQL review “Picture quality is ok” although he only gave it a score of 40 out of 100.
A Best Selling PC Display
The K222HQL is a popular choice of PC screen according to sales data from Amazon.
Several Acer K222HQL owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was well made. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak wrote “Annoying if you have solid color background, that color is different all over the screen!”. In December last year Veronika Murzynova wrote on Amazon “Colour reproduction changes like mad accross the screen - my background is solid blue, viewed dead on straight it's fine”.
One Acer K222HQL reviewer who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable.
Running Costs Are Low
The efficiency rating of this PC display is A, and the K222HQL is one of the cheaper to run recently released comparable spec flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the K222HQL will cost only £32 over 5 years to run.
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Easy to Use
One customer who bought the product considered that it was easy to use the menus.
One customer who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use. Peter Mankin wrote 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 Acer K222HQL review and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars.
A number of Acer K222HQL reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. Kyran scored the product very highly and wrote “Great monitor! Works smoothly as it should, pretty decent size” in their review of the Acer K222HQL.
Some customers said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mark Hearne said in his Acer K222HQL review “Would be better if it had HDMI input as well as the the DVI”. Uk L. said in their review of this PC monitor “It is suport HDMI” and rated it 5 stars.
Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens
We checked 3,487 expert and user reviews for Acer flatpanel monitors and found that on average Acer has good reviews. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the LG 20M38A[plb_3311524_price] which has better reviews; or the Hannspree HL207DPB[plb_3301620_price] which is cheaper.
1080p Video Mode
This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on medium monitors that have been available for the last year.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many similar spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months.
Has Two Cables Included
The Acer K222HQL has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been around for the last year. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on recently released similar spec PC displays. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this Acer PC display.
The K222HQL is one of the narrower comparable spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months (only 508 millimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age. Across all the recently released medium monitors the widths range from 370mm to 900mm.
If you would consider a LCD screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the HP EliteDisplay E202[plb_3185627_price] (479mm).
At only 2.7 kilograms, the K222HQL is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released in the last 12 months. The average weight of recently released medium monitors is 4.7kg.
The K222HQL is one of the shorter medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the K222HQL (only 304.5 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the K222HQL have heights of between 43mm and 3,000mm, and the average height is 370mm.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec PC screens that came out in the last year is 49kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 29 kilowatt hours, the Acer K222HQL has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the K222HQL.
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Inferior Picture Quality
Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it did not have a wide viewing angle. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak wrote on Amazon “Viewing angle is really bad”. One customer who reviewed the product said that it did not have good colour saturation. In December Martin Holeysovský said “Good for the money, working perfectly fine after 2years, just dont expect true colours” in his review.
One Acer K222HQL owner mentioned that the Acer K222HQL did not have a flickering image. Veronika Murzynova mentioned “Got serious flicker problem during gaming” and scored it 20 out of 100.
Recent Price Increase of £15.00
In the last week the K222HQL has increased in price by £15.00.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The K222HQL does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for the last year do have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to consider including the Hannspree HL207DPB[plb_3301620_price] which is also cheaper.
Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that were released in the last year are not 3D compatible. The K222HQL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC displays that were released in the last 12 months, the K222HQL does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for the last year, the Acer K222HQL does not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The vertical viewing angles of recently released comparable spec LCD screens range from 15° to 180°. The Acer K222HQL has one of the narrowest vertical viewing angles (only 65 degrees) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
When compared to other similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the K222HQL that we have assessed, the horizontal viewing angle of the K222HQL of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of new medium monitors is -5° and the widest is 180°.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of latest comparable spec PC monitors is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². The Acer K222HQL has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the K222HQL.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Very Small Display Diagonal
The screen sizes of medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months range from 49cm to 690cm. At only 54.6 centimeters, the Acer K222HQL has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the K222HQL.
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Released Nine Months Ago
This flatpanel monitor was released nine months ago.
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