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Acer K242HYL
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Acer K242HYLBID PC Monitor

23.8" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD May 2016
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Eco-friendly Acer K2 Series monitors are affordable display solutions for everyday PC usage. They offer hassle-free usability without compromising image quality. The intelligent design brings... More
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6 Reasons For

Just Released Eight Months Ago

This LCD screen has only been on the market for eight months.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We checked 3,067 expert and user reviews for Acer flatpanel monitors and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

1080p Supported Video Modes

This PC monitor has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC displays that have been available for the last year.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of comparable spec PC displays that were released in the last year is 21kWh and the highest is 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 31 kilowatt hours, the Acer K242HYL has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the K242HYL.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the LCD screens that were launched in the last 12 months the response times range from 1ms to 20ms. At only 4 milliseconds, the Acer K242HYL has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the K242HYL.

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8 Reasons Against

£12.22 Price Increase

The price of the K242HYL has increased by £12.22 in the last 60 days.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The K242HYL does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the K242HYL do have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Acer V276HL[plb_3338113_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec PC monitors that came out in the last 12 months do not have a built-in camera. The K242HYL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The Acer K242HYL is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the K242HYL are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The K242HYL does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for the last year also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many latest PC displays.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

With a power consumption (PowerSave) of 19 Watts, the K242HYL has a fairly high power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the K242HYL. Across all the recently released medium monitors the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.21W to 52W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 7.3W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer K242HYL

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this flatpanel monitor is A. The average 5 year running cost of the K242HYL is £37 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 407 medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year.

LCD Display

The K242HYL has an LCD display which is better than most latest medium monitors. Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it have an LED display.

There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to consider including the DELL U2412M[plb_4015158_price] which has better reviews; or the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price], or the Viewsonic VX2276-smhd[plb_3670725_price] which is cheaper.

If the display type of this PC screen is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T2254[plb_2805449_price] (LED and cheaper), or the LG 22MT48D[plb_3625337_price] (LED and cheaper).

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Specification

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Display Brightness
Response Time
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £53.84
Electricity cost when on standby £2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £56.15
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer K242HYLuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers umqx2ee001, acer p231024, acer p231024p
Barcodes 04713392212833

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