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Acer K242HYLBID PC Monitor

23.8" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD May 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £56.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution
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Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this LCD screen is A, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the K242HYL is £57, which is typical compared to the other 414 medium monitors that have been around for the last year.


Released Twelve Months Ago

It was May 2016 when this medium monitor was released.


Good Brand

We checked 4,262 owner and expert reviews (including 789 verified purchases) for Acer LCD screens and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer K242HYL does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other new medium monitors do have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Wortmann AG 2255W (£132.47); or the Benq GW2760 (£130) are also worth considering.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that came out in the last year.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The K242HYL has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer umqx2ee001, acer 1920x1080, acer p231024p, acer 100m1, k242hyl
Barcodes 04713392212833

Acer K242HYL Review Sources

To prepare this Acer K242HYL review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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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