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Acer K242HYLBID

81

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Acer K242HYLBID

£131.66
Acer K242HYL
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A staggeringly economical to run and affordable 23.8" PC screen, with good features
23.8" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No May 2016 A
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PC World Business
Acer K242HYL - LED monitor - 23.8"
£131.66
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£134.22
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Acer K242HYLbid 23.8 1920x1080 4ms VGA DVI HDMI Monitor
£137.55
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Acer K242HYLbid 23.8 1920x1080 4ms VGA DVI HDMI Monitor
£137.55
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£143.17
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£157.60
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Acer K242HYL Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Acer K242HYL number 533 in medium monitors and number 538 across all PC monitors.
93
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
82
Age
20 Months Old
95
Running Costs
£29 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £29 over 5 years are in the cheapest 8% of all 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Faster than average response time
Full-featured for everyone
Stunning performance
Comfortable views
Smart design
Environment-friendly
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £126.99 at PC World Business 91 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 70% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Acer K242HYL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 8,715 expert and user reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases) for Acer flatpanel monitors and found that on average Acer has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Acer LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has average features. However at £131.66 it is still in the cheapest 29% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer K242HYL and the United Kingdom price of £131.66 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $130.99 (£180.28).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

This flatpanel monitor has an efficiency rating of A+, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the K242HYL is only £29, which makes it one of the most economic to run LCD screens.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This Acer PC monitor was released in May 2016.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the K242HYL of 23.8" is relatively typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 46% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The K242HYL's response time of only 4ms is faster than 75% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the Acer K242HYL does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer umqx2ee001, acer k242hylbid, acer 1920x1080, acer p231024p, acer 100m1

Barcodes:

04713392212833

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