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Acer H226 PC Monitor

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21.5" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Jan 2013
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Acer H226HQLbmid - IPS LED Monitor - Unboxing
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Acer H226HQL Unboxing and Review By Kr0g
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20 Reasons For

One Industry Award

One expert review site concluded that they would recommend this PC screen. This flatpanel monitor received a "Smart Buy" award from Cnews.cz.

Owner Reviews Are Good

The average owner rating of this PC display is 89 out of 100 based on 40 owner reviews.

Good Picture Quality

Three Acer H226 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had good picture quality. Pedro Oliveira rated the product 4 stars and he said “Really good image quality and a fast response time that will let you do image/video editing” in his Acer H226 review.

Several people said in their reviews that the Acer H226 had good colour saturation. Jiri Vesely wrote “Picture is very sharp, amazing colours, no shadowing”. R. M. Leith wrote in their review of the Acer H226 on Amazon “It is much brighter than I need and the colours are vivid” and gave the Acer H226 an excellent review.

One Acer H226 owner said in their reviews that the product had image ghosting. Marcin Maliszewski mentioned two years ago “This monitor is great for gaming, had no problems with ghosting or the picture quality” in their Acer H226 review.

One Acer H226 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Acer H226 had a good contrast ratio. Two years ago Chris mentioned on Amazon “Good quality screen with good contrast ratio and brightness make this a good screen for regular computer use” in his review.

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Easy to Use

A number of Acer H226 owners considered that the product was easy to use. Helen.saunders mentioned on Amazon “Normal work also has a very handy speakers and good set up for volume controls also has a good light setting” in their review. Marcin Maliszewski said “They are decent, although I would recommend a monitor with a headphones jack if you are planning to use it for consoles” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. William Ferguson gave this PC monitor an excellent review score and he wrote in his review of the Acer H226 on Amazon “My only slight bad point is the buttons are hard to use”.

Several Acer H226 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Nightfall said on Amazon “Easy to set up, good picture qualityCon” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Patchworkj gave it an excellent rating and wrote on Amazon “It was very easy to set up and operational” in their review of the Acer H226.

Several Acer H226 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Amazon Customer scored the Acer H226 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “It was very easy to assemble (base & pillar screw together with a clever screwdriverless system”. Marcin Maliszewski said in their review of this PC monitor “The monitor is light, very easy and quick to assemble” and rated it 4 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A few people who bought the product wrote that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote “The picture quality is excellent”. Amazon Customer also said “The sound quality is still much better than I expected”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Excellent picture quality with fine colour reproduction”.

Reasonably Priced

Some people who purchased it reckoned that it was good value for money. Chris wrote in his Acer H226 review two years ago “Ultimately Im happy with my purchase as its a good quality, good looking screen at a good price, just with a few little niggles to be perfect”. Mr. Andrew Lok wrote “Best value for money and the monitor is awesome! Comes only with a VGA cable, shame would be good if it came with the other possible connecting cables”. Pedro Oliveira wrote on Amazon “One of the best price/performance IPS displays” in his review of the Acer H226 and scored it 80 out of 100.

One Acer H226 reviewer who reviewed the Acer H226 concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Pedro Oliveira said on Amazon “Enjoy some gaming on it, although not ideal for super fast twitchy fps games (it's an IPS panel after all) all of that on a cheap budget” in his Acer H226 review.

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Nice Design

Some customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The audio is pretty good for a monitor”. Mr. Andrew Lok wrote “The monitor is crystal clear and I love the no frame appearance” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One Acer H226 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon three years ago “Sharp picture, sleek design, awesome”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who bought it considered that it was quiet. Two years ago R. M. Leith wrote on Amazon “They are quiet and mediocre.” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Sound Quality

One person who reviewed the Acer H226 considered that it had good sound quality.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Two years ago R. M. Leith mentioned in their review on Amazon “However, there is no Line Out socket and so the good quality HDMI signal cannot be played back via good speakers” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.

Robust

One Acer H226 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was well made. R. M. Leith wrote on Amazon two years ago “There are speakers built into the monitor” in their review of this PC monitor.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

On average Acer medium monitors have good reviews as do all flatpanel monitors produced by Acer.

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LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

Other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], the ViewZ VZ-27[plb_2277403_price], or the Acer GN246HL[plb_2263973_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer H226 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the H226 do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to consider including the AOC e2260Swhu[plb_1364850_price], the Acer 296CL[plb_1600493_price], or the LG 27MT93V[plb_1569059_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer H226 of 178 degrees is one of the widest amongst PC displays of a comparable age and type to the H226. The average horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the H226 is 170°.

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1080p Video Mode

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC displays of a similar age and spec to it.

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Has One Cable Included

The Acer H226 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the H226.

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Narrow

The average width of flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the H226 is 580mm, and the widths range from 52mm to 6,500mm. With a width of only 497.9 millimeters, the Acer H226 is one of the narrower similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the H226 amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Light

With a weight of only 2.6 kilograms, the Acer H226 is fairly light compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the H226. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Acer H226 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was not a good height. Yash Parmar mentioned on Amazon “You can't adjust the height” in their Acer H226 review.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Three years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “The quality of the ACER brand was important too - I also own several other ACER monitors which are still in excellent working condition after nearly 10 years of heavy use” in their review but they gave the Acer H226 a score of 5 stars.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer H226 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the D2769[pl_1563236_price], or the d2757Ph[pl_1515695_price] both from AOC or the NEC MultiSync P241[plb_2071945_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the H226, the Acer H226 does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1715481_price], the Lenovo L2251[plb_1565512_price], or the Philips 272P4QPJKEB[plb_2997140_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer H226 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens with an integrated card reader and we think the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and type.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium monitors that have been around for more than two years is 65cm. With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Acer H226 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the H226.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer H226

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market for over two years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
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VESA Mounting
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1 Award

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Expert Reviews

2 April 2013

Kdy? jsem H226HQL bral na recenzi, tak jsem spí?e cht?l vid?t, jak si vede 21,5palcová varianta nov?j?ích levných IPS od LG.Display (ta je ozna?uje jako AH-IPS). Nakonec m? produkt samotný...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 April 2013 by Greg the Biker
Greg the Biker would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

I use this product as a secondary monitor. It is a great 1080p monitor for the price. There isnt really anything bad about the monitor. Another plus is that it comes calibrated. It comes with 4... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2014 by C.H.
C.H. would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

The monitor is a great choice for a person who wants quality products without breaking their wallet.FROM UNBOXING it I knew that the monitor wouldn't break easily through the packaging unless it... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2015 by Donnie
Donnie would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

I replaced a Dell LED monitor that was over 7 years old. The Acer weighed less than a fifth of the Dell and took up less desk space. The resolution of the Acer is a large improvement. This model... Read more…

Reviewed 16 April 2015 by BenGad
BenGad would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

This monitor is very thin and light. visibility if you tilt the screen upward...

Reviewed 14 March 2015 by Ricky728

Solid monitor. Great picture. Nice feature set. Very good quality...

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers h226hq, h226hql, acer wh6, h226hqlb, acer h226, acer wh6a, h226hqlbm, acer h226h, acer wh6aa, h226hqlbmi, h226hqlbmid, acer h226hq, acer h226hql, acer h226hqlb, acer h226hqlm, acer 1920x1080, acer h226hqlmn, acer h226hqlbi, acer h226hqlbm, acer h226hqlbid, acer umwh6aa002, acer h226hqlbmi, acer umwh6ee001, acer h226hqlmnt, acer h226hqlmntr, acer h226hqlbmid, acer umwh6aa002c, acer umwh6aa002cr
Barcodes 00112840375641, 00132017586854, 00841631104312, 00886541901248, 00945645510739, 04712196493967, 04712196493974, 07426701497452, 07426702911933, 08865419012486

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