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Acer S242HL

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Acer S242HL

£188.95
£119.98 £69 cheaper than 22 days ago
Acer S242HL
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A low cost and very economical to run 24" PC display, with very good user reviews and good features
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Acer S242HL Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Acer S242HL number 260 across all PC monitors, number 260 in medium monitors and number 525 in best selling monitors.
73
Reviews
5 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
79
Features
Good Features
79
Age
1 Year Old
91
Running Costs
£34 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 53%. NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £34 over 5 years are in the cheapest 14% of all 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Faster than average response time
Ultra-thin, ultra-elegant
Fine fit
Impressive
Eco-safe
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Does not have a built-in USB hub

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £188.95 to £119.98 in the last 22 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Acer S242HL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Mac World, pcworld.com_techhive.com and testnumerique.fr this PC screen has an average expert rating of 53%. If all the PC monitors are ranked by average expert review score then this LCD screen is in the bottom 1%.

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Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Sensationally Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is under 2 years old. At £119.98 it is cheaper than 78% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £69 (37%)

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This LCD screen is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the S242HL is only £34 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 14% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in March 2016.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The Acer S242HL's display diagonal of 24" is relatively standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 47% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The response time of the Acer S242HL of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other PC monitors. It is faster than 96% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC screens, 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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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer S242HL does not have a built-in USB hub, although keep in mind that 81% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

umfs2eed01 s242hldbid, acer acers242hldbid, acer umfs2eed01, acer n156512w

Barcodes:

04713392267666

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