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Acer K242HQLCBID PC Monitor

£152.23
23.6" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jul 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £58.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Acer has good reviews for its PC monitors
Price has increased by 19%
Does not have a built-in USB hub
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Energy

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the K242HQLCbid is £59, which is typical compared to the other 621 PC monitors of a similar age and type.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The K242HQLCbid does not have a built-in USB hub, although keep in mind that most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Reviews

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

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


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this LCD screen was released.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The K242HQLCbid does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC displays of this type and age.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think the Asus BE239QLB (£169.99), or the LG 24MB35PH (£139.98); or the DELL S2316H (£107.94) are also worth considering.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer K242HQLCbid has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec LCD screens that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of PC screens of this type and age is 1ms and the slowest is 25ms. The K242HQLCbid has a quite fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC display.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The Acer K242HQLCbid has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a comparable type and age to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asrockasusantecarcticb k242hqlcbid, acer 1080k242hqlbbd, acer k242hqlbbd, acer umux6aab04, umux6eec01, acer code
Barcodes 00841631110238, 00888863214310, 00888863938209, 04713147902057, 04713392069796, 05054629912782

Acer K242HQLCbid Review Sources

To prepare this Acer K242HQLCbid 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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