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Acer EB490QK

Acer EB490QK
82
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
79
Features
Good Features
62
Value for Money
Good
84
Running Costs
$66 Over 5 Years
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
An enormous display diagonal and very economical to run LCD screen, with an industry award and a good spec. Our review analysis indicates that this LCD screen it.
Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (48.5")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Has a built-in speaker
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
Has an HDMI
greentechreviews.ru Editor's Choice
48.5"
3840 X 2160
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$66
OVER 5 YEARS
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Acer EB490QK Price History

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Having analysed the historic price trend for the Acer EB490QK we calculated that there is a 54% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Acer EB490QK number 975 across all PC monitors.

73

73
Kagoo Score
82
Reviews
80
Features
62
Value for Money
84
Running Costs

73

73
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 73?

our review analysis indicates that it has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available.
This PC monitor has running costs of $66 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 1,800+ LCD screens that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Big display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Big, boundless viewing<br>
Enjoy the view<br>
All for 4k<br>
Speakers at the ready<br>
Reach new depths of colour<br>
Get a good look<br>

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each PC monitor by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

82
Reviews

Average Review Score

67%

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This PC monitor has received an Editor's Choice Award from greentechreviews.ru.
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What Are People Saying About the Acer EB490QK?

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Two People Thought the Acer EB490QK Had a Good Price
  • David scored Value for Money 90 out of 100
    David - Currys.co.uk 23 Oct 2018
  • Burak scored Value for Money 100 out of 100
    Burak - Currys.co.uk 17 Sep 2018
  • One Person Thought This PC Monitor Was Badly Designed
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    Four People Thought it Produced a Good Picture Quality

    Two people thought that the Acer EB490QK had a very good picture quality.

  • Burak scored Image quality 100 out of 100
    Burak - Currys.co.uk 17 Sep 2018
  • David scored Image quality 100 out of 100
    David - Currys.co.uk 23 Oct 2018
  • How Good Are Acer LCD Screens?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big display diagonal
    Faster than average response time
    Has a built-in speaker
    Wide vertical viewing angle
    Has an HDMI
    Has an HDCP
    Three HDMI ports
    ok horizontal viewing angle
    Medium typical contrast ratio
    Does not have a built-in USB hub
    Only 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
    Only has displayport, hdmi and 1 more cables included
    Big Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonals of PC displays range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the EB490QK of 48.5" is bigger than 98% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Faster Than Average Response Time

    The response time of the Acer EB490QK of only 4ms is faster than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the fastest 22% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The average response time of all PC displays is 5.9ms, with the fastest being 0.1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

    What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Speaker
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    The EB490QK has a built-in speaker, unlike 52% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker.

    What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
    Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
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    The EB490QK's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 68% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

    What does "vertical viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    ok Horizontal Viewing Angle
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    The Acer EB490QK's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is ok compared to most other LCD screens. It is wider than 37% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

    What does "horizontal viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    Medium Typical Contrast Ratio

    The highest typical contrast ratio of the Acer EB490QK is medium. That's 50% more typical contrast ratio than the most common typical contrast ratio of . A contrast ratio of between 1,000 and 2,500.

    A contrast ratio of between 1,000 and 2,500.

    What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Have a Built-in USB Hub

    The Acer EB490QK does not have a built-in USB hub, although this is within the context that 80% of PC displays also do not have a built-in USB hub.

    What is a built-in USB hub? Less Edit
    Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

    The largest display resolution of the Acer EB490QK is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC displays the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

    What does "display resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Has an HDMI
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    The EB490QK has an HDMI. 75% of PC displays do not have an HDMI.

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    Has an HDCP
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    The Acer EB490QK has an HDCP, which is unusual. 54% of LCD screens do not have an HDCP.

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    Only Has Displayport, Hdmi and 1 More Cables Included

    The number of cables included found on the Acer EB490QK is less than most PC displays. This PC display has a vga cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "displayport" and "hdmi" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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    Three HDMI Ports

    Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the EB490QK which has three HDMI ports.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A PC monitor with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Acer EB490QK, and ranked it:

    Budget Choice
    This PC monitor has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money

    Acer EB490QK
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has mediocre features and at $622.28 it is in the most expensive 13% of LCD screens.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Two people thought the Acer EB490QK had a good price
    84
    Running Costs

    Acer EB490QK Running Costs

    The EB490QK has an average running cost of $66 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is pretty average compared to the other 1,800+ LCD screens that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $64
    Electricity cost when on standby $2
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    Europen European Energy Rating
    0.37T
    Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Acer EB490QK Specification

    Key Features
    Display Diagonal
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    3D
    Response Time
    Vertical Viewing Angle
    Horizontal Viewing Angle
    Typical Contrast Ratio
    Aspect Ratio
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    Backlight Type
    Supported Video Modes
    HD Type
    Viewable Size Diagonal
    Vertical Viewable Size
    Horizontal Viewable Size
    Vertical Scan Range
    Horizontal Scan Range
    Pixel Pitch
    Display Diagonal (Metric)
    Display Technology
    Display Brightness
    Screen Shape
    Native Aspect Ratio
    Colours
    Maximum Refresh Rate
    Panel Type
    Display Brightness (Typical)
    Ports & Interfaces
    HDMI
    Built-in USB Hub
    HDCP
    HDMI Port
    DisplayPort
    VGA (D-Sub) Port
    I/O Ports
    Multimedia
    Built-in Speaker
    Built-in Camera
    Speaker
    RMS Rated Power
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    Certification
    Colour
    Market Positioning
    Performance
    NVIDIA G-Sync
    AMD FreeSync
    Ergonomics
    Height Adjustment
    Tilt Angle
    VESA Mounting Interface
    Cable Lock Slot
    VESA Mounting
    Pivot
    On/off Switch
    Power
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Typical Power Consumption
    Standby Power Consumption
    Power Consumption (Off)
    Annual Energy Consumption
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Packaging Data
    Cables Included
    AC Adapter Included
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Depth (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Weight
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Other Features
    Contrast Ratio
    Display Technology
    Brightness
    Maximum Resolution
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Native Resolution
    HDMI Cable
    Audio Power
    USB Port
    Video Compression Formats

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    umse0ee001 eb490qkbmiiipx, 865cm11 eb490qkbmiiipx, acer eb490qkbmiiipx, 865cm11 865cm11, acer umse0ee001, acer 20616570, acer 865cm11, acer mkp79

    Barcodes

     00191114308288,  04515777589307,  04713883382830

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