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Acer 226HQ PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Feb 2013
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Essential Series monitors feature Acer eColor technology for striking visuals, and Acer ComfyView innovations that reduce glare for comfortable viewing. These sturdy monitors also have a wide... More
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5 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Based on 3,487 user and expert reviews, Acer has good reviews for its PC displays. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

There are a number of other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price], or the iiyama E2283HS[plb_2323546_price] which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Light

At only 3.2 kilograms, the Acer 226HQ is fairly light compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 226HQ. Across all the medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 226HQ the weights range from 3g to 39kg.

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Narrow

The widths of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 226HQ range from 52mm to 6,500mm, and the average width is 580mm. At only 508 millimeters, the Acer 226HQ is quite narrow compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the 226HQ.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the Samsung S22A450[plb_1388338_price] (508mm).

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12 Reasons Against

£9.51 Price Increase

The 226HQ has increased in price by £9.51 in the last 43 days.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Acer 226HQ does not have a built-in speaker, although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the 226HQ also do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to look at including the iiyama E2280HS[plb_1515997_price] or the Hannspree HL226HPB[plb_2400523_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer 226HQ is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer 226HQ does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 226HQ also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer 226HQ does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

When compared to other LCD screens of this spec and age, the Acer 226HQ's maximum height adjustment of only 80 millimeters is one of the lowest. Across all the comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

When compared to other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec that we have assessed, the vertical viewing angle of the Acer 226HQ of only 65 degrees is one of the narrowest. The average vertical viewing angle of PC monitors that were released more than two years ago is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens that are a similar age to the 226HQ is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer 226HQ of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest amongst PC screens that were released around the same time as the 226HQ.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The Acer 226HQ has a fairly dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 226HQ. Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 226HQ the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 54.6 centimeters, the Acer 226HQ has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to the 226HQ. The smallest display diagonal of PC displays of this age and type is 28cm, the biggest is 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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Quite Slow Response Time

LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the 226HQ have response times of between 1ms and 40ms. At 8 milliseconds, the Acer 226HQ has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 226HQ.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer 226HQ

OK Running Costs

The 226HQ is typical compared to the other 998 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 226HQ will cost £56 over 5 years to run.

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the 226HQ over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

22 November 2014

Viele Produkte sind vor allem dank günstiger Preise die Amazon-Bestseller. Doch der Test zeigt, dass es die meisten dieser vermeintlichen Schnäppchen nie in die Top 10 der COMPUTER...

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Electricity cost when switched on £31.25
Electricity cost when on standby £21.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £52.56
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0.26T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 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 226hqv, acer b226, code g226, acer g226, acer v226, acer g226h, acer v226h, acer 100m1, pumps g226, acer b226h, code g226h, pumps g226h, acer b226hq, code g226hq, acer g226hq, acer v226hq, code g226hql, acer g226hql, acer v226hql, acer 250cdm2, acer 200cdm2, pumps g226hq, acer b226hql, acer v226hqla, pumps g226hql, acer b226hqld, code g226hqli
Barcodes 00053786036732, 00053786036770, 00712196668075, 00886541985941, 03609740147081, 03609740155260, 04053162537286, 04053162537293, 04712196668075, 04712196691356, 04712196823351, 04712196870379, 04712196982812, 04712842300281, 08865419859418

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