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Acer 196W PC Monitor

19" 1440 X 900 100000000:1 LED Feb 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £56.40 Electricity cost over 5 years
Reasonably priced
Acer has good reviews for its PC displays
Not robust
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Price

Reasonably Priced

A few customers who purchased it thought it was good value for money. Nicole Sidlow said on Amazon “Over all I am happy with my purchase which is good value for money” in her review of this PC monitors. Penfold said “OK for the price”.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Penfold and said two years ago “This monitor is cheap”.

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Design

Not Robust

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was not well made. Penfold said in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon two years ago “It's very 'plasticky' and is only adjustable up” and rated the product 60 out of 100.

Nice Design

One Acer 196W reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was a good design. Nicole Sidlow and she mentioned in her review “The only thing that really bothers me is the design on the stand(which you can't see very well on the picture”.

Difficult to Use

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was not easy to use. Penfold and wrote in their Acer 196W review on Amazon “I found the controls minimal and not intuitive and it's not easy to adjust the colour/brightness to an acceptable level”.


Reviews

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 4,262 expert and user reviews, Acer has good ratings for its LCD screens. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its small monitors compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 196W will cost £57 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 267 LCD screens of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Acer released the 196W in February 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer 196W has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other small monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Display

1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Acer 196W is 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 1% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels.

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Has an HDCP

The Acer 196W has an HDCP. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago also have an HDCP.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer 196W is more than most small monitors that are a comparable age to it. This PC display has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on small monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC display. The cables included "AC" is also found on this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer umcv6ee005
Barcodes 00712196624651, 04053162537057, 04712196624651

Acer 196W Review Sources

To prepare this Acer 196W review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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