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6 Reasons For
Very Low Running Costs
The B226WL is one of the cheapest to run PC screens that have been around for the last year that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the B226WL is only £31.
Acer PC Displays Have Good Reviews
Based on 3,067 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good ratings for its PC screens. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.
This PC screen has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on new LCD screens.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Lenovo T2254[plb_2805449_price], or the iiyama GE2488HS-B2[plb_3704771_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
Like most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months, the Acer B226WL has a built-in speaker(s).
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the LG 24MP88HV[plb_3289165_price] which has better reviews.
There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at including the Philips 246E7QDAB[plb_3729120_price], or the Viewsonic VX2476-SMHD[plb_3737629_price].
Quite High Height Adjustment
The height adjustments of similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the B226WL range from 10mm to 510mm, and the average height adjustment is 130mm. The Acer B226WL has a fairly high height adjustment (150 millimeters) compared to most of the other newly released medium monitors.
With a weight of only 3.1 kilograms, the Acer B226WL is one of the lighter medium monitors that have been around for the last year amongst medium monitors of this age. Comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the B226WL have weights of between 2.6g and 21kg.
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7 Reasons Against
Price Has Increased by £32.15
The B226WL has increased in price by £32.15 in the last 32 days.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that were launched in the last year do not have a built-in camera. The Acer B226WL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Most LCD screens that came out in the last 12 months are not 3D. The Acer B226WL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Like most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the B226WL, the Acer B226WL does not have a card reader integrated.
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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution
The Acer B226WL has a maximum display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the B226WL the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1200 pixels (best).
Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)
At only 55.9 centimeters, the Acer B226WL has a quite small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the B226WL. Across all the newly released medium monitors the display diagonal (metric)s range from 49cm to 820cm.
Only Has One Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the Acer B226WL is more than most medium monitors that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables includeds DVI,VGA,DisplayPort are also found on this PC display.
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Released Ten Months Ago
It was ten months ago when Acer released the B226WL.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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