Acer K242HQK
Acer K242HQK
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Acer K242HQK

A highly rated and 2 year old 3840 x 2160 PC monitor
23.6" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
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Acer K242HQK Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old,
11 Reviews
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 89%, based on 11 reviews. NEC flatpanel monitors 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 PC displays 2017.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is easy to use and good product quality. However they also report that it is not robust.
This Acer PC monitor is missing some features:

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Acer K242HQK In-Depth Analysis


Good User Reviews

Based on 11 user reviews this PC screen has an average user rating of 89%. Over 81% of reviewers gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Not Robust

One Acer K242HQK owner who reviewed it thought it was not well made. Gregory E. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on “Honestly I can easily forgive the flimsy build because it's the cheapest 4k monitor on the market (right now”.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it was good value for money. Two years ago Nicolas B. wrote “I still think this is one of the most affordable 4K monitors on the market right now” in his review of this PC monitor. Bao V. said on “If you are looking for a great 4k experience @ 60Hz for gaming or anything else at a great price, this is the monitor for you” in her Acer K242HQK review.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

One Acer K242HQK owner who reviewed the Acer K242HQK thought it had a good experience.

Acer PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 5,837 owner and expert reviews (including 1,014 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its PC displays. 93% of those that bought a Acer LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

One Acer K242HQK reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Gregory E. said in his Acer K242HQK review on “You can't miss dead pixels during Quality Assurance, so Acer's policy clearly allows for a certain number of dead pixels”.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £343.20 it is more expensive than 79% of PC screens.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the K242HQK is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all LCD screens the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The K242HQK has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Acer K242HQK's response time of only 4ms is in the fastest 14% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The K242HQK has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this LCD screen.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the K242HQK in January 2015.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer k242hqkbmjdp, acer umuv6ee001, acer 3840x2160, acer 300cdm2, acer 100m1, acer 4k2k
Barcodes 00888863105182, 04713147881208, 05054629738634

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