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Acer 42HLAbid

A highly rated 1920 x 1080 flatpanel monitor, but with not very good features and high running costs
24" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Nov 2014
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Acer 42HLAbid Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Acer 42HLAbid as follows for Summary.
88
117 Reviews
4
Missing Some Features
51
2 Years Old
0
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 88%, based on 117 reviews. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, good product quality and picture quality.
This Acer PC monitor is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

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Acer 42HLAbid In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

On average, 42HLAbid owners rated this PC screen 88%. 35 reviewers (87% of all reviewers) gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Thirty-seven customers who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it was good value for money. Michael mentioned two years ago “Good price, decent quality, aesthetically pleasing” in his review of this PC monitor. Mike M he said “TN panel is cheap and not ideal for screen of this size”. Mr. I. G. Cain mentioned in their review of the Acer 42HLAbid on Amazon “Great picture at a reasonable price” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

One person who bought the product thought it was expensive. Two years ago Ft mentioned in their Acer 42HLAbid review on Amazon “Expensive the picture quality”.

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Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Fourteen owners who bought the product concluded that it was good quality. Joshua mentioned on Amazon “Amazing quality” and gave it a score of 8 stars. In April last year Scoopster said on Amazon “Great value for money - high quality display, well packaged” in their review of this PC monitor. S mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “This is connected to my PC via HDMI and works very well and good picture quality”.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Five owners who purchased it agreed that it had good picture quality. S said “Movies/videos look good and if used wisely with a dedicated graphics card, you can get good value for this screen” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Anthony said two years ago “There was always a noticeable dip in picture quality” and gave the Acer 42HLAbid a rating of 6 stars. Anthony also mentioned “This monitor is vibrate and produces fantastic graphics on the PS4” in his review.

Two people who bought it reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Adam said “Viewing angle is great too” in his review of the Acer 42HLAbid. Michael Wilson wrote on Amazon “The wide viewing angle is especially good”.

One owner wrote that the product had clear images. Two years ago Mr. I. G. Cain wrote in their review of the Acer 42HLAbid “Very impressed with the clarity that can be achieved with this monitor”.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to assemble. In April last year Oliver P said “The overall look of the monitor is very nice and it is very easy to assemble”. One customer who bought this PC monitor wrote that it was easy to use the menus.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Hornet 25 gave it a score of 8 stars and wrote “Excellent Screen and very good value for money, very easy to set up” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Users Report That it is a Good Size

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. Mike mentioned in his Acer 42HLAbid review “I'm heavy handed so luckily the warnings from others almost certainly avoided some breakages assembling it” and gave this PC monitor a score of 7 stars.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was thin. One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good size. Chris gave it a score of 6 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Dimensions are great runs games in 1080p without lag”.

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Users Report Nice Design

Three owners who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was good looking. Anthony wrote “My tv is pretty high end” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars. Ciaran Alexander Norris mentioned two years ago “Beautiful sharp quality 100% crisp HD came very quick i have been using it for a while now” in their review of this PC monitor.

Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Based on 5,679 owner and expert reviews (including 974 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its PC monitors. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Robust

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was well made. S scored this PC monitor 7 stars and wrote on Amazon “The rest of the build seems good for the price” in their review of this PC monitor. Two years ago George L. said on Amazon “Solid monitor and great value”. Bukkithead mentioned on Amazon “The construction is both a great deal lighter” in their review of this PC monitor.

One owner concluded that the product was strong and durable. Handbook0 gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of the Acer 42HLAbid on Amazon two years ago “My only criticism is the stand could have been a little more robust.”.

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Features

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the 42HLAbid does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Fast Response Time

The 42HLAbid's response time of only 2ms is quite fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 10% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors is 16°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the 42HLAbid of only 160° is quite narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 19% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since November 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer umfw2eea01, home k242hlabid, acer umfw2eed01, acer k242hlabid, home umfw2eea01, acer 1920x1080, acer 250cdm2, acer 100m1
Barcodes 04713147286263, 04713147286270, 04713392267529

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