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85

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Acer K242HLBID

£99.99
Acer K242HL
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A bargain price and very popular 24" LCD screen, with good features and very low running costs
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Dec 2013
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Amazon UK
Acer K242HLbid 24" Monitor with DVI (w/HDCP), HDMI, Acer EcoDisplay
£99.99
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Techdna
£116.05
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CCL Computers
Acer K242HLA 24inch LED 1ms Monitor - Full HD 1080p, 1ms Response, HDMI, DVI (Brand new, unopened) - on
£119.15
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MirageTek
£125.22
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ACER K242HL 24Inch HD DVI VGA LED Video Monitor PC Gaming Wide Screen Display (Brand new, unopened)
£141.24
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Acer K242HL Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Acer K242HL number 108 in best selling monitors, number 126 across all PC monitors and number 127 in medium monitors.
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Value for Money
Excellent
78
Features
Good Features
59
Age
4 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£40 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 91%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This Acer PC monitor has running costs of £40 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 LCD screens.
The K242HL is one of the best selling LCD screens currently on the market. View best selling LCD screens January 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very fast response time
Streamlined
Vivid
Easy
Green
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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 £89.99 on eBay 55 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 85% 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 K242HL Video Reviews

Acer K242HL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

A Best Selling PC Display

The K242HL is a popular choice of flatpanel monitor.

Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

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

Value For Money

Extremely Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £99.99 it is in the cheapest 13% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer K242HL and the United Kingdom price of £99.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $148.02 (£205.67).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The K242HL has an average running cost of £40 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC screen was released in December 2013.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Acer K242HL of 24" is pretty typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 40% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

The Acer K242HL's response time of only 2ms is faster than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the fastest 9% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The fastest response time of PC displays is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the Acer K242HL does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Acer K242HL of 170° is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 61% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer K242HL of 176° is relatively standard compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 59% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

umfw2eea01 k242hlabid, acer umfw2eed01, acer umfw3aa005, acer umfw2eea01, acer k242hlabid, acer k242hlbbd, acer 1920x1080, acer k242hlbid, acer 250cdm2, acer 100m1

Barcodes:

00471314722900, 00722550159983, 00887899515866, 00887899691089, 00887899882609, 04058154182703, 04713147229000, 04713147229017, 04713147229031, 04713147286263, 04713147689026, 04713147689095, 05054242343000, 05054484596509, 05054484715061, 05054533596504, 05054533715066, 05054629426562, 05054629497753, 05054629711170, 05174107229000

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