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Acer DV420

Acer DV420
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A fully featured but 3 year old 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution PC display, with OK running costs and a gigantic 42" display diagonal
42" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 12ms May 2015 B
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Acer DV420 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Acer DV420 number 24 in large monitors.
83
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are in the most expensive 15% of all 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle

Acer DV420 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 8,715 owner and expert reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its LCD screens. 95% of those that bought a Acer LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

This PC screen is rated B for energy efficiency, and the DV420 has an average 5 year running cost of £110 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 15% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in May 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Acer DV420 of 42" is very big compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 2% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The Acer DV420's response time of 12ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 93% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer DV420 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Acer DV420 of 178° is in the widest 9% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer DV420 of 178° is in the widest 32% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Acer DV420's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,300 is higher than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 80% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Audio Output

The Acer DV420 has an audio output. 87% of LCD screens do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer ummd0ee001, acer dv420bmidp, acer 1920x1080

Barcodes:

04053162881402, 04713147654659

Acer DV420

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