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Acer G236HLBbid PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jun 2012
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The Acer G Series displays engaging high-definition visuals and crystal-clear text on its cinematic widescreen. The brilliant design and simplified functionality make the great value of this... More
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Unboxing Acer LED Monitor G236HLBbid (23 Zoll) Ultra Slim [twentyneun]
Acer G236HLBbid 23 Zoll LED Monitor - Review

14 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this Acer LCD screen rated it as 90%.

Good Product Quality

Several Acer G236HLBbid reviewers who purchased the product thought it was good quality. Chewy mentioned “Otherwise supa, delivery when expected, nicely packed, easy to install and good quality picture A1”. Jim wrote in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “Great quality on the screen”. Sharon Mills wrote on Amazon three years ago “I use this as a pc monitor through HDMI the image quality is ok” in her Acer G236HLBbid review although she rated it 3 stars.

Reasonably Priced

Some Acer G236HLBbid reviewers thought the product was good value for money. John Millar wrote in his Acer G236HLBbid review “Great price for a top quality item”. Three years ago Stuart Reavill said in his review “Item OK, price great” although he only gave this PC monitor a score of 60 out of 100. Stuart Reavill also said “The price was great, monitor is average”.

Several Acer G236HLBbid owners concluded that this PC monitor was a bargain for the price. Ms.p.rowling mentioned in their review of the Acer G236HLBbid “Great for a cheap, second monitor for my laptop” . Stuart Reavill wrote “I needed a cheap monitor for my office” in his Acer G236HLBbid review however despite that he only gave the Acer G236HLBbid a score of 60 out of 100.

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Good Connectivity

Some people considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Three years ago Jamie gave the Acer G236HLBbid a very good review and he wrote “The monitor is great, has a hdmi, dvi and vga input”. Ms.p.rowling said “Output capabilities are great! HDMI in, VGA in” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Size

One Acer G236HLBbid owner who reviewed it considered that it was thin.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to use. Chewy mentioned in their review of the Acer G236HLBbid “Loved it! Love it! Love it! Just perfect for my kids to use with their xbox.”.

Robust

One Acer G236HLBbid reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was strong and durable. Jim wrote in his Acer G236HLBbid review “Around it, fairly sturdy and it's very slim so it fits right at the back of my desk” .

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Acer medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC displays Acer is one of the superior manufacturers.

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LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], or the LG 34UM65[plb_2272549_price].

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p|720p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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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 PC displays that have been available for more than two years.

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Has One Cable Included

The Acer G236HLBbid has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the G236HLBbid.

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Supports One Placement

The Acer G236HLBbid has a greater number of placements than most PC displays of this spec and age. This PC screen supports a Horizontal placement, which is the most frequently supported placement supported by medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Light

Across all the LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the G236HLBbid the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At only 2.4 kilograms, the G236HLBbid is very light compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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10 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One Acer G236HLBbid reviewer who bought it reckoned that it did not have good picture quality. Two years ago Ms.p.rowling wrote on Amazon “Obviously I wasn't going or picture quality as my laptop doesn't output amazing graphics” but despite that they scored it 5 stars.

One Acer G236HLBbid reviewer who reviewed the product thought it did not have good colour saturation. Stuart Reavill mentioned “Slightly washed out colours, picture not sharp” in his Acer G236HLBbid review.

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Poor Design

One Acer G236HLBbid reviewer who reviewed the Acer G236HLBbid thought it was not good looking. Two years ago Gb wrote “Reasonably disappointing in resolution and appearance when using the VGA cable - total transformation when plugged in using the HDMI cable”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the G236HLBbid, the Acer G236HLBbid does not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC monitors of this age and spec are not 3D compatible. The G236HLBbid is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer G236HLBbid does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The G236HLBbid does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the G236HLBbid also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with an integrated card reader and we think the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The G236HLBbid has a very narrow vertical viewing angle (only 90 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the G236HLBbid. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the G236HLBbid is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer G236HLBbid of only 100 degrees is one of the narrowest amongst medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The G236HLBbid has one of the dimmest display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst PC displays of this age. PC monitors of this age and spec have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer G236HLBbid

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the G236HLBbid is £42, which is typical compared to the other 998 similar spec LCD screens that came out more than two years ago.

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Acer released the G236HLBbid.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar spec and age to it.

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Average Width

The G236HLBbid has a relatively average width (548 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the G236HLBbid.

If you would consider a flatpanel monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the Acer S230[plb_1437679_price] (548mm).

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Specification

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HD Type
Full HD
HDCP
HD-Ready
Viewable Height
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Horizontal Scan Range
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Vertical Viewing Angle
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Display Brightness
Response Time
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Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Linux Operating System
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Mean Time Between Failures
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
Pivoting Base
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicator
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
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Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certificate
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Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Manual Included
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Connection to a PC
HDMI
Product Included
Placement

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 11 April 2014 by John Millar
(Verified Purchase)

I got this for my very discerning 'gaming' son. Excellent picture, and he likes it (well that is saying something in itself!!). Great price for a top quality item .... Amazon does it again.

Reviewed 17 March 2014 by Jim
(Verified Purchase)

Don't have a single complaint about it, never had a single problem with it and I've had it for just under a year now I think.
Great quality on the screen and around it, fairly sturdy and it's... Read more…

Reviewed 21 February 2014 by GB

Reasonably disappointing in resolution and appearance when using the VGA cable - total transformation when plugged in using the HDMI cable. Really rather good.

Reviewed 2 February 2014 by Ms.p.rowling
(Verified Purchase)

Great for a cheap, second monitor for my laptop. Obviously I wasn't going or picture quality as my laptop doesn't output amazing graphics but nonetheless a great monitor. Also the input and output... Read more…

Reviewed 11 September 2013 by Stuart Reavill
(Verified Purchase)

You get what you pay for. I needed a cheap monitor for my office. The price was great, monitor is average. Slightly washed out colours, picture not sharp. I have a gaming system with an expensive... Read more…

Reviewed 3 September 2013 by Jamie
(Verified Purchase)

The monitor is great, has a hdmi, dvi and vga input. Clean and simple. The buttons are a bit hard to find out what they do because they have no labels, but i'm getting used to them.

Reviewed 28 August 2013 by Chewy

Loved it! Love it! Love it! Just perfect for my kids to use with their xbox, but do bear in mind when purchasing that you will need speakers and an HDMI cable. Otherwise supa, delivery when... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2013 by SHARON MILLS
(Verified Purchase)

I use this as a pc monitor through HDMI the image quality is ok but will be using a lg monitor gor my ps4.

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £38.30
Electricity cost when on standby £3.23
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Total running cost over 5 years £41.53
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer G236HLBbiduses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer g236, code g236, 1920x1080, acer 100m1, umvg6eeb01, acer g236h, code g236h, acer g236hl, code g236hl, acer p179633, code g236hlb, acer p152882, acer g236hlb, acer g236hlbb, acer p179633p, code g236hlbb, acer p152882p, acer g236hlbbi, code g236hlbbi, code umvg6eeb01, acer g236hlbbid, code g236hlbbid, acer umvg6eeb01
Barcodes 04712196177317, 05054484761501, 05054533761506, 05054629368947

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