Featuring AMD FreeSync technology to eliminate tearing, stuttering and input lag, the 21.5-inch AOC G2260VWQ6 also boasts a 1ms response time and the innovative Anti-Blue Light technology, which...
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Average Expert Reviews
PC monitor expert review website altomdata.dk scored this PC screen 70%.
Good Owner Reviews
On average, people who bought this PC display rated it as 80%.
The G2260VWQ6 is one the best selling PC monitor currently available for purchase.
AOC Has Excellent PC Display Reviews
Medium monitors produced by AOC have excellent ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all PC screens (not just medium monitors) and found that AOC also has excellent ratings across its entire range.
Running Costs Are Low
Whilst this flatpanel monitor has an energy efficiency classification of B, the G2260VWQ6 is one of the more economic to run PC screens of this age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the G2260VWQ6 will cost only £36 over 5 years to run.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.
Alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Philips 227E6[plb_2497490_price], the iiyama X2283HSU-B1DP[plb_3049707_price], or the Benq GW2270[plb_3068635_price].
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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 the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Has Five Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the G2260VWQ6 is more than most LCD screens of a similar age and type to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the G2260VWQ6. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.
The AOC G2260VWQ6 is one of the narrower comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than a year (only 511.8 millimeters) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. Flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the G2260VWQ6 have widths of between 340mm and 960mm.
PC displays with a wider width that might be worth looking at include the DELL E2216H[plb_3010777_price] (512.2mm) which is also cheaper.
Quite Fast Response Time
The response times of PC monitors of this spec and age range from 1ms to 40ms. When compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the G2260VWQ6 that we have assessed, the response time of the G2260VWQ6 of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest.
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Price Increase of £19.17
In the last 48 days the G2260VWQ6 has increased in price by £19.17.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The AOC G2260VWQ6 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the G2260VWQ6.
Alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at include the DELL S2216H[plb_3053834_price], the Asus VP228H[plb_3158899_price], or the Acer V246HL[plb_2591112_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that came out more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The AOC G2260VWQ6 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were launched more than a year ago, the G2260VWQ6 is not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the G2260VWQ6, the G2260VWQ6 does not have an integrated card reader.
Very Small Viewable Height
With a viewable height of only 268.5 millimeters, the G2260VWQ6 has a quite small viewable height compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year. The smallest viewable height of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the G2260VWQ6 is 230mm, the biggest is 700mm, and the average viewable height is 320mm.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens that were launched around the same time as it.
Very Small Display Diagonal
The screen sizes of medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago range from 48cm to 600cm. The G2260VWQ6 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 54.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released one year ago.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the AOC G2260VWQ6 has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year. Medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G2260VWQ6 have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
Only One HDMI Port
The AOC G2260VWQ6 is a one HDMI port PC monitor.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This LCD screen was released over a year ago.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Vertical Scan Range
48 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83
0.248 x 0.248
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
-5 - 20
VESA Mount Interface
Plug and Play
On Screen Display Language
CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE
Brightness is fairly high. Even the "0" setting is quite bright As soon as they fix the bug with running the beta FreeSync driver @75hz, this would be near perfect. However, 35-60hz is still a... Read more…
Second review of this product. I had posted a review and ended up putting out some incorrect instructions. To get freesync to work you have to install the drivers for the screen. Doing this can be... Read more…
-Excellent value for money. Beta driver from AOC increases the Freesync range to 35-75Hz or 35-60Hz though it requires disabling window's verification of signed drivers in order to install the... Read more…
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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