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Acer K242HL
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Acer K242HL PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Dec 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £53.30 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are low
Good brand
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
9 Reviews

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Running Costs Are Low

The K242HL is one of the more economic to run PC displays of a comparable type and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the K242HL will cost only £54 over 8 years to run.


Good Brand

Based on 4,255 owner and expert reviews (including 791 verified purchases), Acer has good ratings for its PC displays. Acer also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since April 2017.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer K242HL does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age which have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has an HDCP

The Acer K242HL has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor also have an HDCP.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 6.1ms. The Acer K242HL has one of the faster response times (only 5 milliseconds) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer K242HL has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer K242HL is more than most PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens of a comparable age and type to this flatpanel monitor. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this Acer LCD screen.

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Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

The Acer K242HL is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this PC screen have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00471314722900, 04058154182703, 04713147229000, 04713147229017, 04713147229031, 04713147286263, 04713147286294, 04713147689026, 04713147689095, 04713392069796, 04713392267529, 04713392607561, 05054242343000, 05054484596509, 05054533715066, 05054629711170, 05174107229000

Acer K242HL Review Sources

To prepare this Acer K242HL review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 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 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 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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