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Acer K272HL PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Aug 2014
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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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Acer K272HL 27 1080P Monitor UNBOXING & Thoughts About It
Unboxing Review of Acer 27 FULL HD LED Monitor K272HL bd

14 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 62 user reviews this medium monitor has an outstanding overall user rating.

Reasonably Priced

A number of Acer K272HL reviewers mentioned that it was good value for money. Two years ago Don Douglass said “Great price”. Also two years ago Geoff Hawley said in their review of this PC monitor “Very very good value for money” and scored it very highly. In the same month Jamie Johnston he wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Good value and spec, loving it”.

Several Acer K272HL reviewers said in their reviews that the Acer K272HL was a bargain for the price. Lee M. Chisholm said “For a 'cheap' 27" monitor, this does everything I could have expected”. Mark Richey said on Amazon two years ago “Cheap and nasty looking - get a samsung”.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was cheap. Mark Mckaig rated it as very good and he wrote in his Acer K272HL review on Amazon “Good quality at a budget”.

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Good Product Quality

Several Acer K272HL owners reckoned that it was good quality. Jamie Johnston mentioned in his review of the Acer K272HL on Amazon two years ago “Great upgrade from his old monitor and good value for HD quality spec at 27”. In the same month Littlebird gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “Good quality, no complaints” in their review of this PC monitor. Mark Mckaig wrote in his Acer K272HL review on Amazon in the same month “Good quality of display - cannot be faulted at the price”.

Easy to Use

Some Acer K272HL owners wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Amazon Customer rated the Acer K272HL as excellent and said on Amazon “Crystal clear, simple to set up”. C. Christoforou said “Easy to set up” in their review.

Several customers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Pete Davies said on Amazon “Good clarity on default settings, so why bother to alter anything” and rated it as very good. One Acer K272HL reviewer who purchased the Acer K272HL concluded that it was easy to assemble. Have a Nice Day mentioned on Amazon “It's very quick to put together no more than 5 minutes” in their review.

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Good Picture Quality

A few people who purchased the Acer K272HL wrote that it had clear images. One Acer K272HL reviewer considered that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Lee M. Chisholm wrote two years ago “Colours seem good and overall, all visuals are spot on”.

One person who purchased the Acer K272HL considered that it had good picture quality. Tyler Bradley mentioned on Amazon “It has an amazing picture quality”.

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Nice Design

One Acer K272HL reviewer said that this PC monitor was a good design. Jeremy wrote “Ace perfect monitor, i use it as my main screen for design perfect could not have asked for more for the price, delivery was early” in his review of the Acer K272HL and scored it very highly.

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer LCD screens and also specifically for Acer medium monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews.

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the K272HL the viewable size, horizontals range from 1mm to 820mm. With a viewable size, horizontal of 597 millimeters, the Acer K272HL has one of the bigger viewable size, horizontals amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The Acer K272HL has a quite big display diagonal (metric) (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the K272HL. The display diagonal (metric)s of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the K272HL range from 28cm to 590cm.

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Vertical

At 336 millimeters, the Acer K272HL has a quite big viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the K272HL. The average viewable size, vertical of PC displays of a comparable age and type to the K272HL is 310mm, and the viewable size, verticals range from 100mm to 630mm.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently found supported video modes on comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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 similar spec LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The Acer K272HL has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays of a comparable age and spec to it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the K272HL. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the K272HL is 1ms and the slowest is 69ms. The response time of the Acer K272HL of only 2 milliseconds is one of the fastest amongst PC displays of this age and type.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was not heavy and bulky. Pete Davies said in his review of the Acer K272HL “Better than bulky screens” but in spite of that he still scored this PC monitor 5 stars.

Poor Connectivity

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was not good in terms of USB connections. Littlebird wrote in their Acer K272HL review on Amazon “Note that there is no audio out or USB port”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most PC displays of a similar type and age to the K272HL do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Acer K272HL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not 3D

The Acer K272HL is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer K272HL does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the K272HL also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Acer K272HL does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age also do not have a card reader integrated.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated including the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Pixel Density

With a pixel density of only 82 pixels per inch, the Acer K272HL has a quite small pixel density compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years. Across all the flatpanel monitors of this age and spec the pixel densitys range from 80ppi to 220ppi.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Small Color Gamut

With a color gamut of only 72 percent, the Acer K272HL has one of the smaller color gamuts amongst medium monitors of this age. The average color gamut of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the K272HL is 82%.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Acer K272HL is a one HDMI ports quantity LCD screen. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the K272HL have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer K272HL

OK Running Costs

This PC display is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the K272HL is £76, which is typical compared to the other 1,019 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over two years.

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 LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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LCD Display

The Acer K272HL has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

If you would prefer an LCD screen with a better display type then you might want to look at the NEC MultiSync EA304[plb_2325127_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Specification

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HDCP
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Display Number of Colours
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HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
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VESA Mounting
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
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Cables Included
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User Reviews

(43)
Reviewed 23 November 2016 by H
H would recommend the Acer K272HL

Yes good monitor at not too bad price...

Reviewed 11 November 2016 by Frank
Frank would recommend the Acer K272HL

Excellent screen, I use it to run 2 pc's. Bright, super clear and very big. Well worth the price...

Reviewed 1 November 2016 by Naz

Display came up as yellow pale, tried all settings, none worked. Returned to Argos for full refund. Probably was one of faulty monitor...

Reviewed 25 October 2016 by Vinnyh
Vinnyh would recommend the Acer K272HL

This monitor is very easy to connect & has a very good picture quality...

Reviewed 19 October 2016 by Steve.
Steve. would recommend the Acer K272HL

Easy to set up,great picture quality and looks good as well...

Reviewed 27 September 2016 by Les
Les would recommend the Acer K272HL

I use this monitor for cctv monitoring and it was an excellent choice ..Can recommend it highly...

Reviewed 15 September 2016 by Nad
Nad would recommend the Acer K272HL

Very happy with the purchase. Screen is big and excellent quality...

Reviewed 12 September 2016 by Claire
Claire would recommend the Acer K272HL

This was on offer and one of the few that were in stock when we were looking to purchase but we are really pleased with it. It connected without any issues and the quality is brilliant...

Reviewed 25 June 2015 by Lee M. Chisholm
(Verified Purchase)

For a 'cheap' 27" monitor, this does everything I could have expected. Colours seem good and overall, all visuals are spot on. HD video seems good and I've had no issues with gaming either.... Read more…

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Geoff Hawley
(Verified Purchase)

Very very good value for money.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.07
Electricity cost when on standby £2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £75.38
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00013088406244, 00841631109225, 00841631112379, 00888863009541, 00888863594023, 04713147117703, 04713147253722, 04713147286225, 04713147286256, 04713147441457, 04713147833948, 04713147833955, 04713147833962, 04713392188619, 05054629799253, 05054629913079

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