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Acer 196HQL Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|4 Years Old|
|£41 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 34?
It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
It has running costs of only £41 over 8 years, which puts it in the cheapest 7% of all 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good picture quality and superior product quality.
This Acer PC monitor is missing some features:
Only 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Should You Buy it Now?
|£95.94||Go to Store|
Acer 196HQL In-Depth Analysis
Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced
Some people reckoned that it was good value for money. Batman said “Good value” in their review. Batman also mentioned “Excellent value for price!”.
Customers Report Good Picture Quality
One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitors had good picture quality. Batman wrote on Amazon “Really good monitor/picture quality”.
Customers Report Great Product Quality
One person who bought it wrote that it was good quality. Two years ago Batman wrote in their review on Amazon “Really good monitor/picture quality”.
Acer Has Very Good LCD Screen Reviews
Based on 5,837 owner and expert reviews (including 1,014 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its PC displays. 93% of those that bought a Acer LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £95.94 it is cheaper than 84% of PC screens.
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Cheaper Price Found in the United States
We found a cheaper price for the Acer 196HQL of $55.00 (£71.47) in the United States. That's a saving of £24.47.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The Acer 196HQL has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all PC displays is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
The viewing angles, vertical of PC displays range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The Acer 196HQL's viewing angle, vertical of only 65° is very narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 3% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The viewing angle, horizontal of the Acer 196HQL of only 90° is very narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 3% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average viewing angle, horizontal of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since February 2013.
Very Low Running Costs
The 196HQL is in the cheapest 7% of all 2,768 LCD screens that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 196HQL is only £41.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||acer umxv6eea03, acer v196hqlab, acer 8ntczs00, acer p158189p, acer 8ntcza00, acer p179651p, acer 1366x768, acer 200cdm2, acer 100m1|
|Barcodes||04712196090982, 04712196571009, 04712196625047|