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Acer S242HL

£114.99
A good value for money 1920 x 1080 PC monitor with average reviews
24" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 100000000:1 No Jul 2014
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Acer S242HL Review

Representing excellent value for money but with average reviews, we have ranked the Acer S242HL number 52 in best selling monitors and number 633 across all PC monitors.
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5 Reviews
84
Very Good
9
Missing Some Features
49
3 Years Old
51
£71 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 50?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 53%. NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
It has running costs of £71 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
This Acer PC monitor is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Acer S242HL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 53 out of 100 based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com, Mac World and pcworld.com_techhive.com. Experts don't rate this PC display very highly.

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Acer Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

We checked 5,837 owner and expert reviews (including 1,014 verified purchases) for Acer PC monitors and found that on average Acer has very good reviews compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £114.99 it is cheaper than 73% of PC screens.


Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens.

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Very Fast Response Time

The Acer S242HL's response time of only 2ms is in the fastest 10% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The fastest response time of PC monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

LCD screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The Acer S242HL's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is in the narrowest 12% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

LCD screens have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Acer S242HL's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is in the narrowest 18% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer S242HL does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since July 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the S242HL will cost £71 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer s242hldbid, acer umfs2eed01, acer 1920x1080, acer cpd4zs00, acer cpd4za00, acer 100m1
Barcodes 00886541537782, 04713392267666

Other Popular Comparisons With The Acer S242HL

Faster response time
Two HDMI ports
23% cheaper to run
£6 More Expensive
£15 Cheaper
18° wider viewing angle, vertical
A bit wider viewing angle, horizontal
162% higher running costs over five years

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