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8 Reasons For
User Reviews Are Excellent
On average, based on 6 user reviews this Acer LCD screen has an overall user rating of 90%.
Low Running Costs
The average 8 year running cost of the B226HQL is only £54 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 18% of all 500 PC screens of this age and type.
Acer Has Good PC Display Reviews
We checked 2,965 owner and expert reviews for Acer PC screens and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Viewsonic VA2037[plb_1471364_price], or the iiyama GB2888UHSU[plb_3121335_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Acer B226HQL has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the B226HQL.
We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic VA2037[plb_1471364_price] is also worth considering.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This flatpanel monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on PC displays that are a similar age to it.
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Has Four Cables Includeds
The B226HQL has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a similar type and age to it. This Acer PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors of this spec and age. The cables includeds "DVI", "DisplayPort" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
The weights of LCD screens that were released more than a year ago range from 2.3g to 79kg. The B226HQL is one of the lighter medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the B226HQL (only 3.2 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the B226HQL, the B226HQL does not have a built-in camera.
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the B226HQL, the B226HQL is not 3D.
PC displays which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price], or the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Acer B226HQL does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have a card reader integrated.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with a card reader integrated and we think the DELL 2407WFP[plb_3247392_price], or the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of this type and age.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as it.
Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)
The smallest display diagonal (metric) of comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to the B226HQL is 48cm, the biggest is 89cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 64cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of only 54.6 centimeters, the B226HQL has a quite small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the B226HQL.
1 Other reason to consider the Acer B226HQL
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this PC screen was released.
Orion would recommend the Acer B226HQL (Verified Purchase)
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