Acer G226HQL vs Acer S220

Acer G226HQL
Acer S220

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
72% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer G226HQL is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 128° wider than the Acer S220 (50°).
A lot wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer G226HQL has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, whereas the Acer S220 is only a 90° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (88° narrower).
0.4cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer G226HQL has a display diagonal of 55cm, whereas the Acer S220 is only a 54.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.4cm smaller).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer G226HQL has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², whereas the Acer S220 is only a 200 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Vastly lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer G226HQL has a power consumption when off of 0.3W, however the Acer S220 is a 0.53W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.23W higher).
£23 cheaper
The Acer G226HQL is £23 cheaper than the Acer S220.
Available from 7 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £3.98
The Acer G226HQL is £3.98 cheaper to run than the Acer S220 over five years. Read more
2 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Acer S220 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the Acer G226HQL (5ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

More popular
The Acer S220 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 4064 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the Acer G226HQL ranks No. 24327.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Acer G226HQL is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Acer S220 (5ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Worse selling
The Acer G226HQL ranks No. 24327 by sales volume, whereas the Acer S220 ranks No. 4064.
9 Reasons Against
Narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer S220 is a 50° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 128° narrower than the Acer G226HQL (50°).
Hugely narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer S220 has a horizontal viewing angle of 90°, but the Acer G226HQL is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (88° wider).
0.4cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer S220 has a display diagonal of 54.6cm, but the Acer G226HQL is a 55cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.4cm bigger).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer S220 has a display brightness of 200 cd/m², but the Acer G226HQL is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
A lot higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer S220 has a power consumption when off of 0.53W, whereas the Acer G226HQL is a 0.3W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.23W lower).
£23 more expensive
The Acer S220 is more expensive than the Acer G226HQL by £23.
Not as many stockists
Only 21 stores sells the Acer S220, however 28 retailers sell the Acer G226HQL. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Five months older
The Acer S220 is older than the Acer G226HQL by five months.
11% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Acer S220 costs £38.90 to run which is £3.98 more to run than the Acer G226HQL. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

43 months Ago 49 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 32.85
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.07
Total running cost £ 34.92
Purchase price £ 49.99
Total cost of ownership £ 84.91
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 35.25
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.65
Total running cost £ 38.90
Purchase price £ 72.99
Total cost of ownership £ 111.89
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.19T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
21.5" 21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
50°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
90°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
55cm
BEST
54.6cm
Display Brightness
250 cd/m²
BEST
200 cd/m²
Response Time
8ms 5ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader
Linux Operating System
 Linux operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption When Off
0.3W
BEST
0.53W
Typical Power Consumption
20.5W
BEST
22W
Standby Power Consumption
0.34W
BEST
0.6W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 22W
Input Voltage
 110 - 220
 110 - 220
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 110
 220
 110-220

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
 MPR II

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
2.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
365mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
168mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
511mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
2.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
311mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
36mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
511mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
 VGA
 AC
 DVI
Manual Included
 Manual included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Product Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)
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