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Acer 242HQLB
Acer 242HQLB

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Acer 242HQLB PC Monitor

23.6" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $45.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Good Brand

Based on 4,255 expert and owner reviews (including 791 verified purchases), Acer has good ratings for its PC screens. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this LCD screen was released.

Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The 242HQLB does not have a built-in USB hub. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most medium monitors that have been available for more than a year have between one and three HDMI ports, including the 242HQLB which has one HDMI port.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer 242HQLB does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other LCD screens of this age and type which have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.

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Has an HDCP

The 242HQLB has an HDCP, as do most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The 242HQLB has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The 242HQLB has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. The cables included "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Acer 242HQLB Review Sources

To prepare this Acer 242HQLB review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.