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NEC PA242W-SV2 Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£106 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 28?
NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor has an efficiency rating of C, and its running costs of £106 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Fairly slow response time
Only one HDMI port
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Should You Buy it Now?
|£930.59||Go to Store|
NEC PA242W-SV2 In-Depth Analysis
NEC Has Excellent Reviews for Its LCD Screens
We checked 292 owner and expert reviews (including 41 verified purchases) for NEC LCD screens and found that on average NEC has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% 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 mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £930.59 it is more expensive than 96% of PC screens.
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Has a Built-In USB Hub
The PA242W-SV2 has a built-in USB hub, unlike 85% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in USB hub.
Has an ECO Mode
The PA242W-SV2 has an ECO mode. 94% of flatpanel monitors do not have an ECO mode.
Fairly Slow Response Time
LCD screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the NEC PA242W-SV2 of 8ms is fairly slow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 14% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.
Only One HDMI Port
The NEC PA242W-SV2 is a one HDMI port LCD screen.
Has AC and DisplayPort
The number of cables included found on the NEC PA242W-SV2 is more than most LCD screens. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this NEC flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC screen.
Features Picture-in-Picture Support
The PA242W-SV2 features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of LCD screens which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The PA242W-SV2 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all LCD screens the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The PA242W-SV2 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
PC displays have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the NEC PA242W-SV2 of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 2% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.
Released Over Two Years Ago
NEC released the PA242W-SV2 in March 2015.
Average Running Costs
This PC display has an efficiency rating of C, and the PA242W-SV2 is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the PA242W-SV2 is £106.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||nec pa242wsv2|
|Barcodes||00000060003947, 00000060003948, 04053162842397, 04053162842403, 05028695112209, 05028695112216|