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7 Reasons For
Across all PC screens, the KA240HQ is one the most popular products currently on sale.
Acer Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Acer PC monitors and also specifically for Acer medium monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings compared to other brands.
Price Drop of £5.00
The price of the KA240HQ has dropped by £5.00 in the last 20 days.
This PC display has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Hannspree HL225DNB[plb_3323333_price] which is cheaper; or the DELL P2314H[plb_1632519_price], or the Acer G246HYL[plb_3026768_price] which has better reviews.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
At 300 candellas per square meter, the Acer KA240HQ has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the KA240HQ. The dimmest display brightness of similar spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the KA240HQ is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 500 cd/m².
Has Two Cables Includeds
The KA240HQ has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of this age and spec. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the KA240HQ. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this PC monitor.
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Very Fast Response Time
With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Acer KA240HQ has one of the faster response times amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The fastest response time of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the KA240HQ is 1ms, the slowest is 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The KA240HQ does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the KA240HQ.
We think you might also be interested in alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Acer G246HYL[plb_3026768_price], or the Viewsonic VX2263SMHL[plb_2974753_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The KA240HQ does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.
The KA240HQ is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the KA240HQ are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Like most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago, the Acer KA240HQ does not have a card reader integrated.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to it.
Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions
The highest resolution of the KA240HQ is 1024 x 768 (XGA). That's 62% less resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. This LCD screen also have supported graphics resolutionss of 640 x 480 (VGA), 720 x 400, 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 1440 x 900 and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+). The best resolution of all LCD screens of this age and type is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.
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Average Running Costs
The average running cost of the KA240HQ is £38 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 486 similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
Released Over a Year Ago
This PC screen has been on the market for over a year.
1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
640 x 480 (VGA), 720 x 400, 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1280 x 800, 1440 x 900, 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
Full HD, HD
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Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
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TV Tuner Integrated
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Thin Client Installed
-5 - 15
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50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
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Total running cost over 5 years
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 KA240HQuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the Acer KA240HQ assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions