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Acer K242H

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Acer K242H

Acer K242H
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A stunningly highly rated and good spec 24" flatpanel monitor, with low running costs
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Jun 2015
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Acer K242H Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Acer K242H as follows:
96
Reviews
321 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
75
Running Costs
$56 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 321 reviews.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This Acer PC monitor has running costs of $56 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
The K242H has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Full-featured for everyone
Stunning performance
Comfortable views
Smart design
Environment-friendly
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Does not have a built-in USB hub

Acer K242H Video Reviews

Acer K242H In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the K242H is $56 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 PC screens.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on PC displays.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Acer K242H's display diagonal of 24" is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 42% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

PC displays have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The Acer K242H's response time of only 2ms is in the fastest 10% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer K242H has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer K242H of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 23% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Acer K242H's vertical viewing angle of 180° is very wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 99% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer K242H does not have a built-in USB hub, although it is worth noting that 81% of PC displays also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Stand Included

The Acer K242H has a stand included. 85% of PC monitors do not have a stand included.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The Acer K242H has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

00013088173405, 00471314722900, 00888863105182, 04713147229000, 04713147286263, 04713147286270, 04713147286294, 04713147881208, 04713147902057, 04713392267529, 04713392607561, 05054242343000, 05054484715061, 05054533596504, 05054533715066, 05054629426562, 05054629497753, 05054629738634, 05054629912782, 05174107229000

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