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Acer EB490QK

Acer EB490QK
82
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
85
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Widely Available
64
Value for Money
Good
86
Age
1 Year Old
85
Running Costs
£81 Over 5 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
Customers report that this LCD screen has a superb picture quality. It's an enormous display diagonal but 2 year old LCD screen, with an Editor's Choice award from greentechreviews.ru and an industry award.
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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Released 2 years ago and with excellent features, we have ranked the Acer EB490QK number 565 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
82
Reviews
86
Features
83
Popularity
64
Value for Money
87
Age
86
Running Costs

81

81
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 81?

owners report that it has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. This PC monitor has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Greentechreviews.ru.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £81 over 5 years are pretty average compared to the other 1,800+ LCD screens that we have calculated running costs for.
This Acer PC monitor has some great features:
Big display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in speaker
Wide vertical viewing angle
Big, boundless viewing<br>
Enjoy the view<br>
All for 4k<br>
Speakers at the ready<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.

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Average Review Score

67%

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Editor's Choice Award

This PC monitor has received an Editor's Choice Award from greentechreviews.ru.
Editor's Choice from greentechreviews.ru

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 PC 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 HDCP
    Has an HDMI
    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 EB490QK's display diagonal of 48.5" is very big compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 2% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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

    Across all the PC displays the response times range from 0.1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms. The EB490QK's response time of only 4ms is faster than 79% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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

    What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
    Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
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    The average vertical viewing angle of all PC displays is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The EB490QK's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 67% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

    What does "vertical viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    ok Horizontal Viewing Angle
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    The horizontal viewing angle of the EB490QK of 178° is ok compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 49% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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

    The EB490QK has a maximum typical contrast ratio of medium. That's 50% more typical contrast ratio than the most frequently found 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. 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 HDCP
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    The Acer EB490QK has an HDCP, which is unusual. 54% of PC screens do not have an HDCP.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The EB490QK has an HDMI. 73% of PC displays do not have an HDMI.

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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 monitor has a vga cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "displayport" and "hdmi" are also found on this PC display.

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    Three HDMI Ports

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

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Acer EB490QK has been listed on Kagoo since February 2018 and is currently ranked number 565 out of 1,652 PC monitors.
    64
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

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    What the Reviews Say

    Two people thought the Acer EB490QK had a good price
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    Age

    Acer EB490QK Release Date

    September 2017

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    In the first 6 months after release, Acer LCD screens drop in price by 2% on average.

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    Running Costs

    Acer EB490QK Running Costs

    The efficiency rating of this PC screen is A+, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the EB490QK will cost £81 over 5 years to run, which is pretty average compared to the other 1,800+ PC displays that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $64
    Electricity cost when on standby $2
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    Total running cost over 5 years
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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 mkp79

    Barcodes

     00191114308288,  04515777589307,  04713883382830

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