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Acer K242HLBD

£100.72
Acer K242H
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An affordable and very popular 24" flatpanel monitor, with average running costs and outstanding user reviews
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£100.72
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Acer K242HLbd 24inch Widescreen FHD LED Monitor (5 ms, 100 M:1, ACM 250 Nits, LED, DVI with HDCP) - Black
£103.95
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Acer K242HQ 23.6 inch Wide screen Monitor (1 ms, 100M:1, ACM, 300nits, LED, DVI, HDMI, Acer EcoDisplay) - Black
£119.99
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Acer K242HLbd 24" LED DVI Monitor
£103.95
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Acer K242HLAbid 24" LED DVI HDMI Monitor
£104.99
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Acer K242HLAbid (24 inch) Full HD LED LCD Monitor 100M_1 250cd/m2 1920x1080 1ms (Brand new, unopened)
£122.91
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Acer K242HLbd 24inch Widescreen FHD LED Monitor (5 ms, 100 M_1, ACM 250 Nits, (Brand new, unopened)
£129.18
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Acer K242HLbd 24inch Widescreen 1080p HD LED Monitor Computer Display Screen (Brand new, unopened)
£129.79
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Acer K242HLbd 24inch Widescreen FHD LED Monitor 5 ms, 100 M1, ACM 250 Nits, L (Brand new, unopened) - on
£126.88
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Acer K242hlabid 61cm (24") Wide 2ms 100m:1 Acm 250nits Led Dvi (w/hdcp) Hdmi Acer Ecodisplay
£130.51
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Acer K242hqkbmjdp 60cm (23.6") Wide 4ms 100m:1 Acm 300nits 4k2k Ips Led Dvi-dl Hdmi(mhl) Displayport Mm Euro/uk Emea Mprii Black Acer Ecodisplay
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Acer K242HLAbid (24 inch) Full HD LED LCD Monitor 100M_1 250cd/m2 1920x1080 1ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Acer K242HLbd 24inch Widescreen FHD LED Monitor (5 ms 100 M_1 ACM 250 Nits L... (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Purchase price £104.99. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £103.95. APR 18.9%.
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£123.47
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Purchase price £103.95. APR 18.9%.
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£135.02
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Acer K242H Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Acer K242H number 31 in best selling monitors, number 34 across all PC monitors and number 34 in medium monitors.
94
Reviews
321 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Age
2 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 321 reviews. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This Acer PC monitor has running costs of £69 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
The K242H is one of the best selling PC monitors currently on the market. View best selling PC monitors January 2018.
Customers report it is fairly priced, excellent product quality and that it is easy to use.
It has some great features:
Very fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Very wide vertical viewing angle
Has a stand included
Full-featured for everyone
Stunning performance
Comfortable views
Smart design
Environment-friendly

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £83.26 on Amazon UK 41 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 88% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Acer K242H Video Reviews

Acer K242H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 321 owner reviews the average owner rating of this LCD screen is brilliant. 128 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars.

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Popular Choice

According to Amazon sales data, the K242H is one the fastest selling PC display currently on sale.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

72 owners who bought the Acer K242H concluded that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

19 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Six owners who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to setup, five owners concluded that it was easy to use the menus and two owners who bought it agreed that it was easy to use.

  • There's nothing worse than buying something that should be simple to use and you end up tearing up the house to configure multiple lead…
  • A good brand with great colours (may have to adjust monitor settings as was too bright to start with…
  • There's nothing worse than buying something that should be simple to use…
  • Easy to set up and put together (There is one screw that comes with the display to screw the stand onto the backbone of the monitor…
    Ryan (Amazon) - August 2015
  • It is easy to adjust with the on-screen menu, with enough range in the adjustments to cover most eventualities…
    Tom Douglas (Amazon) - October 2014
  • The colour and brightness is good and the menu looks great…
    Joshua Clay (Amazon) - December 2014
  • Excellent Screen and very good value for money, very easy to set up…
    Hornet 25 (Amazon) - December 2015
  • This is easy as the monitor has a simple adjustment menu and it is quite easy to customise the monitors picture to your own preferences…
  • The overall look of the monitor is very nice and it is very easy to assemble…
  • Most people will find the standard settings perfectly acceptable…
    Antony (Amazon) - November 2015

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Nine owners agreed that the Acer K242H had good colour saturation, five customers said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality and three people who purchased it considered that it had clear images. two customers considered that this PC monitor had a wide viewing angle.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was thin and two customers who purchased the Acer K242H mentioned that it was a good size.

Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 8,715 owner and expert reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases) for Acer PC screens and found that on average Acer has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Acer flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Nice Design

Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Seven owners who bought the product agreed that it was well made.

  • Better build quality can be found for a higher price…
  • Cheap and cheerful - nice picture - no extras - its a good monitor for the money though as it has a good quality picture seems well made and its cheaper than anything else out there - its a 24 inch - so well worth the money in my opinion…
  • This has been a very reliable screen…
    Iceass (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Solid product from a reputable manufacturer…
  • My only criticism is the stand could have been a little more robust.
    Handbook0 (Amazon) - January 2015
  • Well built…
    D. Griffith (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Quick warning it does not have built in sound so invest in speakers or headphones…
  • Solid monitor and great value…
  • This monitor does not come with built in speakers so ideally should be used with a separate speaker system to support the entertainment system…
    S (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The rest of the build seems good for the price…
    S (Amazon) - March 2016

Value For Money

Staggeringly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old. However at £100.72 it is cheaper than 86% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The K242H has an average running cost of £69 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since June 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Acer K242H's display diagonal of 24" is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 58% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The Acer K242H's response time of only 2ms is faster than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the fastest 9% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer K242H has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer K242H of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 88% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Acer K242H of 180° is very wide compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 99% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other PC screens, the Acer K242H does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Stand Included

The Acer K242H has a stand included, unlike 84% of PC displays which do not have a stand included.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer K242H is more than most PC displays. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this Acer PC monitor. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

00013088173405, 00471314722900, 00888863105182, 04713147229000, 04713147286263, 04713147286270, 04713147286294, 04713147881208, 04713147902057, 04713392267529, 04713392607561, 05054242343000, 05054484715061, 05054533596504, 05054533715066, 05054629426562, 05054629497753, 05054629738634, 05054629912782, 05174107229000

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