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NEC MultiSync P242W

£578.01
A 4 year old and inferior value for money 24.1" 1920 x 1200 pixels PC display
24.1" 1,920 Pixels No 8ms Apr 2013
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NEC MultiSync P242W Review

With average features and low running costs, we have scored the NEC MultiSync P242W as follows for Summary.
10
Poor
55
Average Features
29
4 Years Old
47
£77 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%. Benq PC monitors have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
It has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,918 PC displays that we have compared it to.
This NEC PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display resolution
Has an ECO mode
Quite slow response time
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 was a cheaper price of £549 at Wex Photographic 5 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% 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.

NEC MultiSync P242W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

NEC Has Excellent PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 284 expert and user reviews (including 41 verified purchases), NEC has excellent reviews for its PC displays. 94% of those that bought a NEC LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has average features and is over 6 months old and at £578.01 it is more expensive than 90% of PC monitors.

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Free Next Day Delivery Voucher Available

There is a Wex Photographic voucher for £0 off available. Free Next Day Delivery on all orders over £100. The voucher expires on 31 Jul 2017.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC MultiSync P242W and the United Kingdom price of £578.01 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $695.40 (£909.10).

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The MultiSync P242W's display diagonal of 24.1" is fairly average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 66% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Large Display Resolution

The smallest display resolution of flatpanel monitors is 76,000 pixels, the largest is 34,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 2,500,000 pixels. The MultiSync P242W's display resolution of 2,300,000 pixels is fairly large compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the largest 22% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of LCD screens is 1ms, the slowest is 44ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms. The NEC MultiSync P242W's response time of 8ms is in the slowest 13% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the NEC MultiSync P242W does not have a built-in speaker(s). 52% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Viewing Angle, Vertical

The NEC MultiSync P242W's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 70% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The MultiSync P242W's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 73% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the MultiSync P242W of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 30% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The MultiSync P242W has an ECO mode. 94% of LCD screens do not have an ECO mode.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC screen was released in April 2013.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the MultiSync P242W is £77 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,918 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec display solutions p242w, necmitsubishi p242w, nec p242wbksv, nec 1920x1200, nec 993hza00, nec 993gzs00, nec p166465p, nec 993hzs00, nec 993gza00, nec 350cdm2, code p242w, part p242w, 154039-22

Barcodes:

00000060003418, 00000060003419, 00163121393489, 00805736046267, 00805736046274, 04053162535947, 04053162585249, 05028695109841, 05028695109858, 05028695109926, 05028695109933, 08057360462742

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