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Acer K242HYL

£146.69
A cheap to run and 1 year old 1920 x 1080 PC display
23.8" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 100000000:1 LCD May 2016
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Acer K242HYL Review

Released 1 year ago and with low running costs, we have ranked the Acer K242HYL number 737 across all PC monitors.
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Average
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Missing Some Features
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14 Months Old
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£57 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £57 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only one HDMI port

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Acer K242HYL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

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


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features but at £146.69 it is cheaper than 59% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Up by £7 (5%)

There was a cheaper price of £130.74 at Primo IT 62 days ago.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC monitors.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer K242HYL does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only One HDMI Port

The K242HYL is a one HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the K242HYL of only 4ms is in the fastest 17% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The fastest response time of LCD screens is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This Acer PC monitor has been on the market since May 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This LCD screen has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The K242HYL is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the K242HYL is £57.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer umqx2ee001, acer k242hylbid, acer 1920x1080, acer 100m1
Barcodes 04713392212833

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