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Acer K272HL PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Aug 2014
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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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Acer K272HL 27 1080P Monitor UNBOXING & Thoughts About It
Unboxing Review of Acer 27 FULL HD LED Monitor K272HL bd

14 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 62 user reviews the average user rating of this LCD screen is marvellous.

Easy to Use

Two customers said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Acer K272HL two years ago “Crystal clear, simple to set up” . C. Christoforou said on Amazon “Easy to set up”.

A few Acer K272HL reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. Pete Davies said “Good clarity on default settings, so why bother to alter anything”. One Acer K272HL owner wrote in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Have a Nice Day wrote “It's very quick to put together no more than 5 minutes”.

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Good Product Quality

Eight people who reviewed it said that it was good quality. In November last year Jamie Johnston gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Great upgrade from his old monitor and good value for HD quality spec at 27”. Littlebird mentioned “Good quality, no complaints” . In November last year Mark Mckaig said “Good quality of display - cannot be faulted at the price” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it had clear images. One Acer K272HL reviewer concluded that the Acer K272HL had good colour saturation. Lee M. Chisholm wrote in his review of this PC monitor last year “Colours seem good and overall, all visuals are spot on” .

One Acer K272HL owner who purchased this PC monitor considered that it had good picture quality. Tyler Bradley mentioned “It has an amazing picture quality” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Nice Design

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. Jeremy said “Ace perfect monitor, i use it as my main screen for design perfect could not have asked for more for the price, delivery was early” in his Acer K272HL review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Acer PC Screens Have Good Reviews

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

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Quite Big Viewable Width

With a viewable width of 597 millimeters, the Acer K272HL has a quite big viewable width compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and type. The viewable widths of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

The Acer K272HL has one of the bigger viewable heights (336 millimeters) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The viewable heights of PC displays of a comparable age and type to the K272HL range from 28mm to 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 68.6 centimeters, the Acer K272HL has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the K272HL. The average display diagonal of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 65cm.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many LCD screens of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer K272HL is more than most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC monitors of this age and spec. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this Acer PC screen.

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Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the K272HL is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. The Acer K272HL has a fairly fast response time (only 2 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the K272HL.

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Short

When compared to other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the K272HL that we have checked, the Acer K272HL's height of only 62 millimeters is one of the shortest. LCD screens of this age and type have heights of between 41mm and 4,800mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

A number of Acer K272HL reviewers who bought the Acer K272HL considered that it was not heavy and bulky. Pete Davies wrote in his review of the Acer K272HL on Amazon “Better than bulky screens” but in spite of that he still gave it an excellent review.

Poor Connectivity

One customer who reviewed it said that it was not good in terms of USB connections. Littlebird mentioned in their review of the Acer K272HL “Note that there is no audio out or USB port” .

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Acer K272HL does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays that were launched around the same time as the K272HL also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer K272HL is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the K272HL are also not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer K272HL does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer K272HL does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the K272HL also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader to this PC monitor and we think the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the K272HL have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Acer K272HL which has one HDMI port.

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Very Deep

The depths of PC monitors of a similar type and age to the K272HL range from 12mm to 560mm. When compared to other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the K272HL that we have checked, the Acer K272HL's depth of 381 millimeters is one of the deepest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer K272HL

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this PC screen was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable type and age to it.

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LCD Display Type

The Acer K272HL has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

Other PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to look at include the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price], or the Eizo FlexScan EV2316[plb_1717439_price] which has better reviews.

PC screens with a better display type that might be worth considering include the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] (LED), or the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.

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User Reviews

(43)
Reviewed 23 November 2016 by H
H would recommend the Acer K272HL

Yes good monitor at not too bad price...

Reviewed 11 November 2016 by Frank
Frank would recommend the Acer K272HL

Excellent screen, I use it to run 2 pc's. Bright, super clear and very big. Well worth the price...

Reviewed 1 November 2016 by Naz

Display came up as yellow pale, tried all settings, none worked. Returned to Argos for full refund. Probably was one of faulty monitor...

Reviewed 25 October 2016 by Vinnyh
Vinnyh would recommend the Acer K272HL

This monitor is very easy to connect & has a very good picture quality...

Reviewed 19 October 2016 by Steve.
Steve. would recommend the Acer K272HL

Easy to set up,great picture quality and looks good as well...

Reviewed 27 September 2016 by Les
Les would recommend the Acer K272HL

I use this monitor for cctv monitoring and it was an excellent choice ..Can recommend it highly...

Reviewed 15 September 2016 by Nad
Nad would recommend the Acer K272HL

Very happy with the purchase. Screen is big and excellent quality...

Reviewed 12 September 2016 by Claire
Claire would recommend the Acer K272HL

This was on offer and one of the few that were in stock when we were looking to purchase but we are really pleased with it. It connected without any issues and the quality is brilliant...

Reviewed 25 June 2015 by Lee M. Chisholm
(Verified Purchase)

For a 'cheap' 27" monitor, this does everything I could have expected. Colours seem good and overall, all visuals are spot on. HD video seems good and I've had no issues with gaming either.... Read more…

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Geoff Hawley
(Verified Purchase)

Very very good value for money.

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Electricity cost when switched on $34.29
Electricity cost when on standby $2.06
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Total running cost over 5 years $36.35
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers k272hl, k272hlb, k272hlbi, acer k272, k272hlbid, code k272, 1920x1080, home k272, code k272h, apple k272, umhx3eee04, home k272h, acer 100m1, umhx3eed01, umhw3ee010, umhw3ee009, acer k272h, acer k272hl, code k272hl, apple k272h, home k272hl, acer p226902, acer k272hld, acer p232118, code k272hlb, acer 300cdm2, apple k272hl
Barcodes 00013088406244, 00791963276662, 04713147117703, 04713147253715, 04713147253722, 04713147286225, 04713147286256, 04713147441457, 04713147833948, 04713147833955, 04713147833962, 04713392188619, 04713392548826, 04713392548857, 05054629799253, 05054629913079

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