Acer K242HYL review: An affordable monitor for any occasion

Acceptable image quality at an extremely low price.

Acer K242HYL
  • Expert Rating

    3.50 / 5


  • Attractive color accuracy and gamut
  • Acceptable sharpness for a 1080p display
  • Avoids motion clarity pitfalls


  • Barebones design
  • No height adjustment on stand
  • Only one HDMI, no displayPort

Bottom Line

At this price, you expect to make some compromises. Acer does a good job of hitting the features that matter the most, with good image quality and motion response, as well as tossing in a few surprise extras like a 75Hz refresh rate and FreeSync support.

Would you buy this?

  • Price

    $ 249.00 (AUD)

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