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Acer 226HQ

71

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Acer 226HQ

£106.99
Acer 226HQ
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A very economical to run and fully featured 21.5" flatpanel monitor, but representing only middle of the road value for money
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 No Feb 2013
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Acer 226HQ Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Acer 226HQ as follows:
62
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£52 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £52 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some great features:
Very fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average vertical viewing angle

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £89.98 at Servers Direct 8 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 55% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Acer 226HQ In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Based on 8,715 owner and expert reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. 95% of those that bought a Acer PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 84% of PC monitors, it has good features but is over 6 months old and at £106.99 it does not look like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The 226HQ is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 226HQ will cost £52 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since February 2013.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Acer 226HQ of only 21.5" is in the smallest 20% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of all PC screens is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The Acer 226HQ's response time of only 2ms is in the fastest 10% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer 226HQ has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer 226HQ of 178° is pretty typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 42% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Acer 226HQ's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 76% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

4712196668075 v226hqlabd, 4712196668075 umwv6eea01, umwv6eea09 v226hqlabmd, home g226hqlibid, acer umwg6eel01, home umwv6eea09, acer umwv6eea01, home umwg6eei01, acer umwv6eea09, acer v226hql, 226hqv

Barcodes:

00053786036732, 00053786036770, 00712196668075, 00886541985941, 03609740147081, 03609740155260, 04053162537286, 04053162537293, 04712196668075, 04712196691356, 04712196823351, 04712196870379, 04712196982812, 04712842300281, 05054629323922, 08865419859418

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