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Acer K222HQL
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Acer K222HQL PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jul 2015
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Eco-friendly Acer K2 Series monitors are affordable display solutions for everyday PC usage. They offer hassle-free usability without compromising image quality. The intelligent design brings... More
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16 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

People who bought this PC display rated this flatpanel monitor 86 out of 100 on average.

Good Product Quality

A few people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Kyran mentioned in their review on Amazon “Well worth it for the price ! (£90 at the time.) Good configuration settings, good quality, build quality”. Matt F. wrote “Very cheap and great quality monitor” and rated the product as excellent. Mr. Robert W. Mullin wrote in his Acer K222HQL review “Picture quality is ok” although he only gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

A Best Selling PC Display

The K222HQL is a popular choice of PC screen according to sales data from Amazon.

Robust

Several Acer K222HQL owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was well made. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak wrote “Annoying if you have solid color background, that color is different all over the screen!”. In December last year Veronika Murzynova wrote on Amazon “Colour reproduction changes like mad accross the screen - my background is solid blue, viewed dead on straight it's fine”.

One Acer K222HQL reviewer who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable.

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Easy to Use

One customer who bought the product considered that it was easy to use the menus.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use. Peter Mankin wrote on Amazon “I find the Acer Display very good for me to use and because I am having problems with my eyes the print shows up very clearly” in his Acer K222HQL review and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars.

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Nice Design

A number of Acer K222HQL reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. Kyran scored the product very highly and wrote “Great monitor! Works smoothly as it should, pretty decent size” in their review of the Acer K222HQL.

Good Connectivity

Some customers said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mark Hearne said in his Acer K222HQL review “Would be better if it had HDMI input as well as the the DVI”. Uk L. said in their review of this PC monitor “It is suport HDMI” and rated it 5 stars.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 3,487 expert and user reviews for Acer flatpanel monitors and found that on average Acer has good reviews. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

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LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the LG 20M38A-B which has better reviews; or the Hannspree HL207DPB which is cheaper.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on medium monitors that have been available for the last year.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many similar spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months.

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Has Two Cables Included

The Acer K222HQL has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been around for the last year. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on recently released similar spec PC displays. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this Acer PC display.

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Narrow

The K222HQL is one of the narrower comparable spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months (only 508 millimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age. Across all the recently released medium monitors the widths range from 370mm to 900mm.

If you would consider a LCD screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the HP EliteDisplay E202 ($94.99) (479mm).

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Light

At only 2.7 kilograms, the K222HQL is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released in the last 12 months. The average weight of recently released medium monitors is 4.7kg.

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Short

The K222HQL is one of the shorter medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the K222HQL (only 304.5 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the K222HQL have heights of between 43mm and 3,000mm, and the average height is 370mm.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec PC screens that came out in the last year is 49kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 29 kilowatt hours, the Acer K222HQL has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the K222HQL.

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10 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it did not have a wide viewing angle. Hrvoje Hudoletnjak wrote on Amazon “Viewing angle is really bad”. One customer who reviewed the product said that it did not have good colour saturation. In December Martin Holeysovský said “Good for the money, working perfectly fine after 2years, just dont expect true colours” in his review.

One Acer K222HQL owner mentioned that the Acer K222HQL did not have a flickering image. Veronika Murzynova mentioned “Got serious flicker problem during gaming” and scored it 20 out of 100.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The K222HQL does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for the last year do have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to consider including the Hannspree HL207DPB which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that were released in the last year are not 3D compatible. The K222HQL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC displays that were released in the last 12 months, the K222HQL does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for the last year, the Acer K222HQL does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of recently released comparable spec LCD screens range from 15° to 180°. The Acer K222HQL has one of the narrowest vertical viewing angles (only 65 degrees) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

When compared to other similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the K222HQL that we have assessed, the horizontal viewing angle of the K222HQL of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of new medium monitors is -5° and the widest is 180°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of latest comparable spec PC monitors is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². The Acer K222HQL has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the K222HQL.

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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 LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months range from 49cm to 690cm. At only 54.6 centimeters, the Acer K222HQL has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the K222HQL.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer K222HQL

Released Nine Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released nine months ago.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 by Adam F.
(Verified Purchase)

-Would recommend -WATCH OUT FOR WINDOWS! Thought I had an issue with my card when games would crash, but it turned out that Windows wouldn't install Nvidia drivers correctly. When installing... Read more…

Awesome Card
Can max all the games I've tried, even allowing Nvidia's super resolution on a few (including Dark Souls 3)
I tried some casual overclocking. .. I don't overclock so I cannot go into much detail. (For a casual gamer, I do overbuild my PCs though.
Gigabyte 1060 has never surpassed 54c under load
Rig: 5 6600k, Gigabyte 170X Gaming 6, Gigabyte Xtreme 1060, Corsair Vengeance 16gb dd 4, Corsair 100i 2, NZXT 340
Not sure if this is industry standard, but the dual HDMIs for VR are on the side opposite the other outputs, requiring an open case or a case with front HDMI IO to use
They seem to have fixed the website for registering your video card for the 4th year
A couple games I like will crash sometimes , such as World of Warships. Never crashed with the MSI 1060 or my old EVGA 750ti FTW, both of which played this game at 75 fps minimum, The Gigabyte card on
It was a little bit of a tight fit but I think all of these larger cards
Take a little patience to install
Reviewed 24 November 2016 by Lizzie
Lizzie would recommend the Acer K222HQL

This monitor is great. Had to replace it after my old one just stopped working. The only problem we have with it is the viewing angle. If you try and look at the screen from a slightly different... Read more…

Reviewed 23 November 2016 by Kirsty
Kirsty would recommend the Acer K222HQL

The screen is the perfect size for a computer screen! Was so easy to set up with my computer and fits perfectly on my desk!

Reviewed 23 November 2016 by SteveC
SteveC would recommend the Acer K222HQL

Bought as a replacement for one of my two 17" monitors. I can do more on the screen without loosing too much desk space. Netflix looks better too...

Reviewed 23 November 2016 by Stuart
Stuart would recommend the Acer K222HQL

This monitor does what it needs to do. Nice clear picture and was no bother to set up...

Reviewed 22 November 2016 by Lovelybones
Lovelybones would recommend the Acer K222HQL

Easy to connect it, has good quality of picture...

Reviewed 22 November 2016 by Pasha
Pasha would recommend the Acer K222HQL

Needed it quickly. Booked on line and available to pick up next day. Just what the doctor ordered! Easy and quick service in store from friendly staff. Been here before and will come again. Thank... Read more…

Reviewed 22 November 2016 by Tea granny
Tea granny would recommend the Acer K222HQL

A good quality product good picture easily connected only downside was I didn't realise it has no speakers until I connected it so had to make another trip to purchase some...

Reviewed 23 August 2016 by Tabita Fantetti
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent product and super fast delivery. I have connected it to my laptop and placed it on top. As a graphic designer a bigger screen is vital and I didnt want to change the whole pc system as... Read more…

Reviewed 24 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliantly clear screen and perfect for our employee who has trouble with her eyesight. Great value and very quick delivery. Cannot complain...

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Electricity cost when switched on $21.06
Electricity cost when on standby $2.06
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Total running cost over 5 years $23.12
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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