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Good User Reviews
Owners have rated this LCD screen on average 86 out of 100.
A number of customers thought it was good value for money. Amazon Customer rated it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Very decent monitor for its price” in their Acer K222HQL review. 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 mentioned “Great value and very quick delivery”.
A number of Acer K222HQL owners mentioned that the Acer K222HQL was a bargain for the price. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak said on Amazon “Cheap screen with bad viewing angle” in their review of the Acer K222HQL. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak also mentioned “That's usual for all monitors with that old TN panel (cheap laptops have this problem also”. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak also wrote “It's cheap”.
Good Product Quality
A number of Acer K222HQL reviewers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Matt F. mentioned in his review of the Acer K222HQL “Very cheap and great quality monitor”. Mr. Robert W. Mullin said “Picture quality is ok” in his review of the Acer K222HQL. Mrs R. wrote in her review of the Acer K222HQL on Amazon “Excellent quality and service”.
Across all flatpanel monitors, the K222HQL is one the best selling products currently on sale.
Running Costs Are Very Low
This flatpanel monitor has an efficiency rating of A, and the average 5 year running cost of the K222HQL is only £31 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run PC screens of this spec and age.
A number of Acer K222HQL owners who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was well made. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak wrote on Amazon “Annoying if you have solid color background, that color is different all over the screen!” however they gave this PC monitor a score of 40 out of 100. Veronika Murzynova wrote on Amazon two years ago “Colour reproduction changes like mad accross the screen - my background is solid blue, viewed dead on straight it's fine”.
One Acer K222HQL owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable.
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Easy to Use
One person who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use the menus. Kyran wrote two years ago “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” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.
One person concluded that it was easy to use. Peter Mankin mentioned 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” and rated the product as very good.
A few customers wrote in their reviews that the Acer K222HQL was good looking.
Several Acer K222HQL reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Last year Mark Hearne wrote on Amazon “Would be better if it had HDMI input as well as the the DVI” in his review of this PC monitor. Uk L. mentioned three years ago “It is suport HDMI” and rated the product 5 stars.
Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens
Acer has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC screen range.
This PC screen has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think the Samsung DB22D-P[plb_3364575_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on PC monitors of this spec and age.
Has Two Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the Acer K222HQL is more than most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens of this age and spec. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this PC screen.
Across all the PC displays of this age and spec the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg. At only 3.2 kilograms, the Acer K222HQL is fairly light compared to most of the other PC screens that were released one year ago.
Quite Fast Response Time
The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors of this type and age is 1ms and the slowest is 25ms. With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the K222HQL has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released one year ago.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
At only 29 kilowatt hours, the Acer K222HQL has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the K222HQL. The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the K222HQL is 48kWh.
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Inferior Picture Quality
Two people considered that it did not have a wide viewing angle. Two years ago Hrvoje Hudoletnjak gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100 and wrote “Viewing angle is really bad”. One person who reviewed this PC monitor thought it did not have good colour saturation. Martin Holeysovský he wrote on Amazon “Good for the money, working perfectly fine after 2years, just dont expect true colours”.
One Acer K222HQL reviewer mentioned that the Acer K222HQL did not have a flickering image. Veronika Murzynova mentioned “Got serious flicker problem during gaming” and rated the product 1 stars.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
Most of the other PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the K222HQL have a built-in speaker(s), however the K222HQL does not have a built-in speaker(s).
Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at include the Asus VX239H[plb_2905125_price]; or the S24E650PL[pl_2969253_price], or the S24E650XW[pl_2980503_price] both from Samsung.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the K222HQL, the K222HQL does not have a built-in camera.
The K222HQL is not 3D. Most of the other PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the K222HQL are also not 3D.
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Most flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a card reader integrated. The Acer K222HQL is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to it.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC monitors of this spec and age.
Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)
The average display diagonal (metric) of PC screens that have been around for more than a year is 64cm. The K222HQL has a fairly small display diagonal (metric) (only 54.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the K222HQL.
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