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Acer 42HQL PC Monitor

23.6" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jul 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £58.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Acer has good reviews for its LCD screens
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution
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Running Costs Are Average

The 42HQL is typical compared to the other 648 LCD screens of a comparable age and spec that we have looked at for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 42HQL is £59.


Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

Based on 4,262 user and expert reviews (including 789 verified purchases), Acer has good reviews for its LCD screens. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over a Year Ago

This medium monitor was released in July 2015.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer 42HQL has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC display and we think the Acer V246HL (£95.99) which has better reviews; or the Hannspree HL225PPB (£74.99), and the V7 L215DS-2E (£93.58) both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC screens of this spec and age.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer 42HQL has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer 42HQL is more than most PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC display. The cables included "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer k242hqlcbid, acer umux6eeb05, acer umux6aab01, acer umux6eeb01, acer umux6eec01, acer 1920x1080, acer k242hqlb, acer 100m1
Barcodes 00888863214037, 04713147902057, 04713147902095, 04713392069796

Acer 42HQL Review Sources

To prepare this Acer 42HQL review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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