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Acer S242HL

72

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Acer S242HL

£120.00
Acer S242HL
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A fully featured and classic 24" flatpanel monitor, with low running costs but representing only moderate value for money
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Jul 2014
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Acer S242HL Review

With excellent features and very good reviews, we have scored the Acer S242HL as follows:
76
Reviews
5 Reviews
61
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£70 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 53%. NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
It has running costs of £70 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
This Acer PC monitor has some great features:
Very fast response time
Fine fit
Impressive
Eco-safe

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Acer S242HL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, pcworld.com_techhive.com, testnumerique.fr and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 53%. PC display experts aren't convinced by this Acer LCD screen.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 8,715 expert and user reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its PC displays. 95% of those that bought a Acer flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 77% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £120.00 it does not look like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The S242HL has an average running cost of £70 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the S242HL in July 2014.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC screens.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Acer S242HL of 24" is fairly typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 41% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of PC monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the Acer S242HL of only 2ms is in the fastest 12% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the Acer S242HL does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Acer S242HL's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 85% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer S242HL's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is narrower than 85% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

umfs2eed01 s242hldbid, acer umfs2eed01, acer s242hldbid, acer 1920x1080, acer cpd4zs00, acer cpd4za00

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00886541537782, 04713392267666

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