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Acer S242HL

£114.99
A relatively new and excellent value for money 24" 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen
24" 1,920 Pixels 99,999,999.99 No Mar 2016
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Acer S242HL Review

Representing excellent value for money and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Acer S242HL number 364 across all PC monitors.
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5 Reviews
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Average Features
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17 Months Old
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£67 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
70
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 53%. Benq PC monitors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer flatpanel monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This PC monitor has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £67 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 2,918 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Moderately fast response time
Fairly high contrast ratio (dynamic)
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Does not have a built-in USB hub

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Acer S242HL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com, Mac World and pcworld.com_techhive.com the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 53%. It seems that PC screen experts really don't rate this flatpanel monitor very highly.

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Acer PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 5,883 expert and user reviews (including 995 verified purchases) for Acer PC displays and found that on average Acer has very good reviews compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Acer flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features. However at £114.99 it is cheaper than 73% of PC monitors.


Features

Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Acer S242HL of 2,070,000 pixels is fairly typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the largest 75% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Acer S242HL's display diagonal of 24" is fairly standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 58% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Moderately Fast Response Time

LCD screens have response times of between 1ms and 44ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms. The response time of the Acer S242HL of only 1ms is in the fastest 5% 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). 52% of flatpanel monitors also 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 it is worth keeping in mind that 84% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Acer S242HL which has one HDMI port.

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Fairly High Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

The contrast ratio (dynamic) of the Acer S242HL of 100,000,000 is in the highest 5% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since March 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This PC display has an efficiency rating of A+, and the S242HL has an average running cost of £67 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,918 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer s242hldbid, acer umfs2eed01, acer 1920x1080, acer cpd4zs00, acer cpd4za00, acer 100m1

Barcodes:

04713392267666

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