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Running Costs Are Very Low
The average 5 year running cost of the KA220HQ is only £32 based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 8% of all 486 PC monitors of this age and type.
Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews
Medium monitors produced by Acer have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.
This PC display has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think the Asus VS229[plb_2415537_price], and the Benq GW2270[plb_3069923_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year have a built-in speaker(s), however the KA220HQ does not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Hannspree HL207DPB[plb_3301620_price], the HKC 2276A[plb_3276213_price], or the LG 22MB67[plb_2791382_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Acer KA220HQ does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the KA220HQ also do not have a built-in camera.
The KA220HQ is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Acer KA220HQ does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the KA220HQ also do not have a card reader integrated.
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Quite Dim Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of PC screens that are a similar age to the KA220HQ is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the KA220HQ has a very dim display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the KA220HQ.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of this age and type.
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 flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it.
Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)
Across all the medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the KA220HQ the display diagonal (metric)s range from 48cm to 89cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 64cm. The KA220HQ has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s (only 55 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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