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10 Reasons For
Owner Reviews Are Good
This LCD screen has an average owner rating of 86% based on 129 owner reviews.
Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens
We checked 3,487 expert and user reviews for Acer LCD screens and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Acer G236HL has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the G236HL have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the G236HL range from 60° to 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Acer G236HL has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the G236HL.
1080p Video Mode
This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many PC screens that came out around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to it.
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Has Two Cables Included
The Acer G236HL has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on comparable spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.
Flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the G236HL have heights of between 41mm and 4,800mm. With a height of only 333.6 millimeters, the Acer G236HL is one of the shorter medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G236HL amongst PC monitors of this age.
The lightest medium monitor that has been around for more than two years is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg. When compared to other medium monitors that are a similar age to the G236HL that we have checked, the Acer G236HL's weight of only 2.3 kilograms is one of the lightest.
The depths of PC displays that are a comparable age to the G236HL range from 12mm to 560mm. With a depth of only 33.6 millimeters, the Acer G236HL's depth is one of the shallowest amongst PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the G236HL.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the G236HL do not have a built-in speaker. The Acer G236HL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.
Other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the Philips 226V4[plb_1394891_price], or the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price]; or the Neovo RX-32[plb_1904891_price].
Not 3D Compatible
The Acer G236HL is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the G236HL are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Acer G236HL does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the G236HL do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer G236HL is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Acer G236HL has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the G236HL. The dimmest display brightness of PC monitors that came out around the same time as the G236HL is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².
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Released Over Two Years Ago
Acer released the G236HL over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
LCD Display Type
The Acer G236HL has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have an LCD Display currently available including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which has better reviews.
If the display type of this PC screen is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Philips 226V4[plb_1394891_price] (LED), or the AOC E2470[plb_1947785_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.
+2 Other reasons
At 548.5 millimeters, the Acer G236HL has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G236HL.
Other PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Samsung S24B300[plb_1460188_price] (569mm).
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