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Acer B196L

79

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Acer B196L

£99.97
£89.97 £10.00 cheaper than 66 days ago
Acer B196L
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A very economical to run and affordable 19" LCD screen, with good features
19" 1280 X 1024 Pixels 100000000:1 No Sep 2016
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£134.97
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Acer B196L 19 1280x1024 5ms DVI LED Monitor
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£146.62
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Acer B6 Series B196L 19 1280 x 1024 5ms VGA DVI LED Monitor
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Acer B196L 19 1280x1024 5ms DVI LED Monitor
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£154.95
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Acer UM.CB6EE.016 48cm B196L LED Monitor - White
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Acer B196L Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Acer B196L number 30 in small monitors and number 807 across all PC monitors.
97
Value for Money
Excellent
63
Features
Good Features
84
Age
17 Months Old
91
Running Costs
£35 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer flatpanel monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
It has running costs of only £35 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 15% of all 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a stand included
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

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Acer B196L In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Acer Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

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

Value For Money

Spectacularly Good Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features. However at £89.97 it is still cheaper than 91% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £10 (10%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer B196L and the United Kingdom price of £89.97 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $145.08 (£199.67).

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the B196L is only £35 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run PC screens.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

Acer released the B196L in September 2016.

Features

Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Acer B196L is 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Acer B196L of only 19" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the smallest 8% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of PC displays range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The Acer B196L's response time of 5ms is relatively typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 45% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer B196L has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer B196L's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 69% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Acer B196L's horizontal viewing angle of 170° is pretty standard compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 38% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer B196L does not have a built-in USB hub, although it is worth noting that 81% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Stand Included

The Acer B196L has a stand included, which is unusual. 84% of LCD screens do not have a stand included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer 27654024712196655006umcb6ee012, acer 773772332umcb6ee012, acer america umcb6aa001, acer america umcb6aaa02, generic umcb6aa001, acer america b196l, acer umcb6aaa02, acer umcb6ee012, acer umcb6ee016, acer umcb6ee005, acer umcb6aaa01, acer umcb6aa001, acer 1280x1024, acer b196lymdr, acer b196lwmdr, acer 9lb6zs00, acer 8ntmza00, acer 9lb6za00, acer p241600p, acer 8ntmzs00, generic b196l, umcb6eea01, acer 100m1, b196wlymdh

Barcodes:

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