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NEC AccuSync AS242

£180.49
£153.98 £26.51 cheaper than 63 days ago
A good value for money 1920 x 1080 PC monitor with very low running costs but poor features
24" 1920 X 1080 Pixels LED No Nov 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date
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AccuSync AS242W
£153.98
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AccuSync AS242W
£163.58
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AccuSync AS242W
£170.38
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AccuSync AS242W
£172.99
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£184.72
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NEC AccuSync AS242 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the NEC AccuSync AS242 number 591 across all PC monitors.
84
Very Good
6
Missing Some Features
51
2 Years Old
80
£52 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 50?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £52 over 8 years are in the cheapest 20% of all 2,772 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 55% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
AV Experts £153.98 Go to Store
CCL Computers £163.58 Go to Store
PC World Business £170.38 Go to Store

NEC AccuSync AS242 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

NEC Flatpanel Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 284 expert and user reviews (including 40 verified purchases), NEC has excellent ratings for its LCD screens. 94% of those that bought a NEC PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £153.98 it is cheaper than 55% of flatpanel monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £27 (15%)

The price has dropped from £180.49 to £153.98 in the last 63 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Features

Has an ECO Mode

The AccuSync AS242 has an ECO mode, unlike 94% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an ECO mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the NEC AccuSync AS242 does not have a built-in USB hub. 84% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 16° and the widest being 180°. The AccuSync AS242's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is in the narrowest 18% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the AccuSync AS242 of only 170° is in the narrowest 22% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC AccuSync AS242 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth keeping in mind that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

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


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This PC display is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on fine usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the AccuSync AS242 will cost only £52 over 8 years to run, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec 1920x1080, nec p219786p, nec as242wbk, nec 250cdm2
Barcodes 00000060003810, 04053162789586, 05028695111783

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