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Acer V226HQL PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Nov 2014
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User Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this PC screen rated it as 85%.

Reasonably Priced

A few Acer V226HQL owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good value for money. In December this year Ace Processors said in their review “Great price and Deliver time” and gave this PC monitor a very good rating. Alkaselzer wrote in their review “Just what he needed at a great price and super fast delivery” . As4009 wrote “Great value for the money” in their Acer V226HQL review.

A few people concluded that the Acer V226HQL was a bargain for the price. This year Ian rated the Acer V226HQL 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “Cheap VGA monitor” in his review of the Acer V226HQL. Mr Richard Hall said on Amazon “Bargain at the price-point” in his review of the Acer V226HQL. Mr Richard Hall also said “All that said for the price-point it's still a bargain”.

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Good Product Quality

Six Acer V226HQL reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Brian W. wrote on Amazon in December “Great price good quality” in his review of the Acer V226HQL and scored it 5 stars. Gdsquib said in their review of the Acer V226HQL “Excellent Service & Quality” and rated it as very good. Last year Giulia wrote in their Acer V226HQL review “Best price quality! Not disappointed at all!Very good!” and gave the Acer V226HQL a score of 5 stars.

Low Running Costs

This PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of B, however the average 5 year running cost of the V226HQL is only £34 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 11% of all 505 PC screens of this type and age.

Good Size

One Acer V226HQL reviewer who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was a good size. In December Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “Its great for what it is, good size for pc monitor”.

Good Picture Quality

One Acer V226HQL owner wrote in their reviews that the Acer V226HQL had good picture quality. Mrs. P. Turner said on Amazon “Great vision”.

Easy to Use

One Acer V226HQL owner wrote that it was easy to use the menus. In December last year Mr Richard Hall wrote “I have fiddled with the contract settings and it looks OK now.” in his review.

Robust

One Acer V226HQL owner thought it was well made. In December Simon Morgan rated it as very good and he mentioned on Amazon “Well made quality monitor” in his review of the Acer V226HQL.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Acer medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all LCD screens Acer is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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LED Display Type

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

We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq GL2250HM[plb_3402589_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Low Power Consumption When Off

Across all the LCD screens of this spec and age the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W. The Acer V226HQL has a quite low power consumption when off (only 0.25 Watts) compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released one year ago.

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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 on the market for more than a year.

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Light

The weights of PC monitors of this age and spec range from 2.3g to 79kg. At only 3.2 kilograms, the V226HQL is quite light compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the V226HQL.

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Narrow

The narrowest LCD screen that was launched around the same time as the V226HQL is 340mm wide and the widest is 960mm. The V226HQL is one of the narrower PC screens that came out around the same time as the V226HQL (only 508 millimeters) amongst PC displays of this age.

Alternative PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Philips 227E6[plb_2497490_price] (511mm), or the LG 22M37[plb_2729269_price] (509mm).

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The V226HQL has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 32 kilowatt hours) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average annual energy consumption of medium monitors that came out more than a year ago is 48kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 22kWh to 140kWh.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Acer V226HQL does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the V226HQL.

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider including the AOC e2470Swh[plb_3027864_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of this age and type do not have a built-in camera. The Acer V226HQL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The V226HQL is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the V226HQL are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the V226HQL, the V226HQL does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the V226HQL has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst PC screens of this age. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the V226HQL have screen sizes of between 48cm and 600cm.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response times of PC displays of this type and age range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. At 8 milliseconds, the V226HQL has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer V226HQL

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen was released over a year ago.

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Electricity cost when switched on £26.44
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £29.18
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers v226hq, v226hql, 1080x800, v226hqlb, v226hqlbm, acer v226, code v226, home v226, v226hqlbmd, acer v226h, acer 100m1, v226hqlabd, code v226h, umwv6eea05, home v226h, acer w7w10, apple v226, umwv6eea01, umwv6ee015, apple v226h, acer v226hq, code v226hq, home v226hq, acer w7w10p, acer p241530, acer acev226, acer p231821, acer v226hql
Barcodes 00053786036732, 00053786036770, 04053162635173, 04053162840249, 04712196624736, 04712196624743, 04712196624781, 04712196668075, 04712196691301, 04712196691356, 04713147888597

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