NEC MultiSync P242W
NEC MultiSync P242W
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NEC MultiSync P242W

A 1920 x 1080 LCD screen with average features
24.1" 1920 X 1200 Pixels LED No Apr 2013
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NEC MultiSync P242W-BK - 24" AH-IPS LED-backlit LCD monitor w/ USB hub (Brand new, unopened) - on
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NEC MultiSync P242W Review

With average features and low running costs, we have ranked the NEC MultiSync P242W number 903 across all PC monitors.
Average Features
$62 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
It has running costs of $62 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,770 PC displays that we have compared it to.
This NEC PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an ECO mode
1920 x 1200 pixels display resolution
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Fairly slow response time

NEC MultiSync P242W In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $695.40 it is more expensive than 86% of PC screens.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the NEC MultiSync P242W of £578.01 ($578.01) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $117.39.

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Has an ECO Mode

The MultiSync P242W has an ECO mode, unlike 94% of LCD screens which do not have an ECO mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the NEC MultiSync P242W does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Slow Response Time

LCD screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The NEC MultiSync P242W's response time of 8ms is quite slow compared to most other PC screens. It is in the slowest 11% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The NEC MultiSync P242W has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common resolution. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also found on this NEC PC display. PC screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of LCD screens is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the MultiSync P242W of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 16% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 8 year running cost of the MultiSync P242W is $62 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,770 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec display solutions p242w, necmitsubishi p242w, nec p242wbksv, nec 1920x1200, nec 993hza00, nec 993gzs00, nec p166465p, nec 993hzs00, nec 993gza00, nec 350cdm2, code p242w, part p242w, 154039-22
Barcodes 00000060003418, 00000060003419, 00163121393489, 00805736046267, 00805736046274, 04053162535947, 04053162585249, 05028695109841, 05028695109858, 05028695109926, 05028695109933, 08057360462742