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AOC E970

AOC E970SWN PC Monitor

18.5" 1366 X 768 20000000:1 LED May 2013
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12 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

Users have rated this PC monitor on average 80 out of 100.

AOC Flatpanel Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 4,380 owner and expert reviews for AOC flatpanel monitors and found that on average AOC has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that AOC has excellent ratings specifically within its small monitors range.

Reasonably Priced

A number of AOC E970 owners who purchased it thought it was good value for money. Paul Pelosi said in his review of this PC monitor last year “Value for money” but in spite of that he only gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

Good Picture Quality

A number of AOC E970 reviewers considered that the AOC E970 had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Three AOC E970 owners said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Anna Graham said “That was the only thing about the monitor that was of half decent quality” in her review of the AOC E970 but despite that she only gave the AOC E970 a score of 40 out of 100. Paul Pelosi said in October last year “Picture quality is good”. Paul Pelosi also mentioned “Slightly off to one side and the picture quality degrades quickly”.

Robust

One AOC E970 reviewer said in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Two years ago Anna Graham said on Amazon “The stand was sturdy”.

Good Size

One AOC E970 owner thought it was thin. Paul Pelosi mentioned on Amazon “The viewing angle is rather narrow” in his review of the AOC E970 but in spite of that he gave it a score of 3 stars.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

There are a number of alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Asus VS197[plb_1445370_price], or the Acer V196HQL[plb_3049274_price].

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Very Low Power Consumption When Off

The power consumptions when off of PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the E970 range from 0.1W to 5W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.52W. With a power consumption when off of only 0.3 Watts, the AOC E970 has a quite low power consumption when off compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the E970.

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Has Two Cables Included

The AOC E970 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This PC display has a VGA cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on small monitors that were released more than two years ago. The cable included "AC" is also found on this PC screen.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The average viewable width of PC screens of a similar age and spec to the E970 is 380mm. With a viewable width of 410 millimeters, the AOC E970 has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the E970.

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Light

The average weight of similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the E970 is 3.3kg. The AOC E970 is one of the lighter LCD screens that were released more than two years ago (only 2.2 kilograms) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The AOC E970 does not have a built-in speaker, although this is within the context that most of the other small monitors that have been around for more than two years also do not have a built-in speaker.

It is worth considering other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Acer V176L[plb_2693588_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The AOC E970 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other small monitors that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The AOC E970 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The AOC E970 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other small monitors that were launched around the same time as the E970 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the AOC E970 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels PC screen, which is the most common display resolution. PC displays of a similar age and type to the E970 display resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of small monitors that have been around for more than two years is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 140°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 50 degrees, the AOC E970 has one of the narrowest vertical viewing angles amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The AOC E970 has a quite small viewable height (only 230 millimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The average viewable height of LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E970 is 260mm.

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Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors of this type and age is 40° and the widest is 180°. The AOC E970 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 90 degrees) amongst small monitors of this age.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Across all the flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the E970 the display brightness range from 180 cd/m² to 450 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 250 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the AOC E970 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the AOC E970

OK Running Costs

The E970 is typical compared to the other 264 PC screens of this type and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the E970 is £28.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when AOC released the E970.

Average Width

At 437.4 millimeters, the AOC E970 has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the E970.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might want to look at the HP L1710[plb_1468280_price] (377mm).

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Specification

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HDCP
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Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
Stand-By LED
Power LED
Power
Power Consumption When Off
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Packaging Content
Cable Included

User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 21 February 2016 by Minardi41
(Verified Purchase)

Great product...

Reviewed 3 November 2015 by Paul Pelosi
(Verified Purchase)

Monitor is value for money I think. Picture quality is good but the viewing angle is rather narrow. Slightly off to one side and the picture quality degrades quickly. It must be set at eye level... Read more…

Reviewed 11 June 2015 by Mrs B J Lester
(Verified Purchase)

Very satisfied with the screen thank you. No problems so far.

Reviewed 6 January 2015 by Annie Hill-Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Good product, arrived very punctually.

Reviewed 16 March 2014 by Mr. K. Ennis
(Verified Purchase)

I am impressed with this AOC monitor, by the design and energy saving features. I think this bit of equipment is worth the money.

Reviewed 25 February 2014 by Anna Graham
(Verified Purchase)

The item arrived and looked ok but was very light and, for want of a better word, quite flimsy - didnt feel real, sort of felt like a toy (if that makes sense). The screen was smashed when it... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £24.04
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £27.08
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.13 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g4mpno, 1366x768, aoc e970, cmone970, home e970, aoc e970s, info e970, sony e970, cmone970s, cmone970sw, home e970s, aoc e970sw, info e970s, sony e970s, pumps e970, aoc 200cdm2, home e970sw, aoc e970swn, aoc p173902, info e970sw, sony e970sw, pumps e970s, cmone970swn, aocsku e970, info e970swn
Barcodes 00031213515371, 00038986193788, 00115971586405, 00132018263297, 00332434264742, 00685417063284, 02273724016246, 02509011511324, 04038986193788, 04038986193801, 05052916771609, 05053973050959, 05055851296473, 06854170632844

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