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Acer S242HL
Acer S242HL
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Acer S242HL PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Mar 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $52.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
Reasonably priced
Poor expert reviews
Reverse ghosting very visibile in game
12 Reviews

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Acer Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 4,255 user and expert reviews (including 791 verified purchases), Acer has good ratings for its PC displays. Acer also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Poor Expert Reviews

Five experts from sites including Digital Versus,, Les and Mac World have rated this PC display on average 53%. This puts this flatpanel monitor in the bottom 1% of all the PC screens of a similar age and spec when ranked by average expert review score.


Very Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Acer S242HL has one of the faster response times amongst PC screens of this age. The average response time of PC screens of a similar age and type to this flatpanel monitor is 5.3ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Reverse Ghosting Very Visibile in Game

One owner thought it did not have image ghosting. Digital Versus mentioned “Reverse ghosting very visibile in game” in their Acer S242HL review. One person who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good colour saturation. Digital Versus scored it 3 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Colours aren't reproduced accurately”.

Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer S242HL does not have a built-in USB hub, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer S242HL does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to this PC monitor which have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Viewsonic VX2757-MHD ($150.00), the AOC G2460VQ6 ($183.60), or the Fujitsu E22T-7 which also has a higher rating.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer s242hldbid, acer umfs2eed01, acer 1920x1080, acer cpd4zs00, acer cpd4za00, acer 100m1
Barcodes 04713392267666