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Acer ED242QR

$164.99
Acer ED242QR
97
Reviews
17 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
97
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Running Costs
$77 Over 5 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A very popular and affordable 23.6" PC screen, with a very good spec and very low running costs.
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Acer ED242QR Price History

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 $119.99 on Amazon US 9 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

There is a 65% chance that the price of the Acer ED242QR will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will drop by up to $13 over this period.

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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Acer ED242QR number 572 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
98
Reviews
83
Features
90
Popularity
98
Value for Money
83
Running Costs

88

88
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 16 reviews.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Acer, this PC display features some of the latest PC display technology. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,638 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It is one of the best selling PC screens currently on the market. View best selling PC screens October 2018.
This Acer PC monitor has some great features:
Faster than average response time
High typical contrast ratio
Ultra High dynamic contrast ratio
Has a stand included
FHD (1920 x 1080) resolution - clearer, sharper images
ZeroFrame, ultrathin display - improved enjoyment and maximum visibility
Gently curved 1800r screen - A more immersive viewing experience
4ms response time - react and respond quickly to what you see on screen

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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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.7 stars (17 reviews).

65%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Acer ED242QR?

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Some Owners Thought the Acer ED242QR Was Reasonably Priced

Three people thought that the Acer ED242QR was brilliant value for money

Some People Thought This PC Monitor Was a Good Size

Three people thought that the Acer ED242QR was very lightweight

Four People Thought it Was Well Designed

Three people thought that the Acer ED242QR was very well designed

One Person Thought This PC Monitor Was Easy to Use
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How Good Are Acer PC Screens?

We have checked 11,558 expert reviews and 155,232 user reviews for PC screens written online and used this data to determine an average rating for Acer PC screens of 87%. This makes Acer the 9th best PC screen brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution
Average Display Diagonal
Faster Than Average Response Time
Does Not Have a Built-in USB Hub
Does Not Have a Built-in Speaker
Average Vertical Viewing Angle
Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
High Typical Contrast Ratio
Ultra High Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Has a Stand Included
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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Average Display Diagonal
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The Acer ED242QR's display diagonal of 23.6" is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 51% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The response time of the ED242QR of only 4ms is faster than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is faster than 80% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-in USB Hub

Like most other LCD screens, the Acer ED242QR does not have a built-in USB hub. 82% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Does Not Have a Built-in Speaker

The Acer ED242QR does not have a built-in speaker. 54% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle
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The ED242QR's vertical viewing angle of 178° is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 57% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
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The horizontal viewing angle of the ED242QR of 178° is pretty standard compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 54% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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High Typical Contrast Ratio

The highest typical contrast ratio of the ED242QR is High. That's over two times the typical contrast ratio of a Low PC screen, which is the most common typical contrast ratio. Across all PC displays the best typical contrast ratio is Ultra High and the worst is Very Low. A contrast ratio of between 2,500 and 5,000:1.

A contrast ratio of between 2,500 and 5,000:1.

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Ultra High Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC monitor has a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many LCD screens. A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

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Has a Stand Included

The ED242QR has a stand included, which is unusual. 81% of PC displays do not have a stand included.

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Only Has AC, HDMI and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the ED242QR is more than most PC displays. This PC display has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "AC" and "HDMI" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Acer ED242QR is currently ranked number 572 across all PC monitors.
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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.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the ED242QR is $77 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,638 PC screens.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost when switched on $82.10
Electricity cost when on standby $2.28
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Water cost when switched on $0.00
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Total running cost over 5 years $84.38
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Energy Rating
0.47T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

FHD (1920 x 1080) Resolution.

Clearer, Sharper Images.

ZeroFrame, Ultrathin Display.

Improved Enjoyment and Maximum Visibility.

Gently Curved 1800R Screen.

AMore Immersive Viewing Experience.

- 4ms Response Time.

React and Respond Quickly to What You See on Screen.

BlueLightShield Technology.

Reduces Exposure to Blue Light.

Flickerless Technology.

Eliminates Screen Flicker.

ComfyView Reduces Reflections from Ambient Light Sources.

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Acer ED242QR 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
Display Surface
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
NTSC Coverage (Typical)
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Colours
Maximum Refresh Rate
Panel Type
Display Brightness (Typical)
Screen Curvature
Ports & Interfaces
Built-in USB Hub
HDMI Port
Headphone Connectivity
Audio Input
DisplayPort
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Built-in Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour
Market Positioning
Performance
NVIDIA G-Sync
AMD FreeSync
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Power Consumption (Off)
Annual Energy Consumption
Packaging Data
Package Type
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Stand Included
Other Features
Display Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

umue2eea01 ed242qrabidpx, umue2ee001 ed242qr, acer ed242qrabidpx, acer umue2eea01, acer umue2ee001, acer 144hz

Barcodes

00191114380109, 04713883441759, 04713883531580

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