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Acer FT200HQL

Acer FT200HQL PC Monitor

PC Mag Editor's Choice
19.5" 100000000:1 LED Mar 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Get up-close-and-personal with the FT0 Series through a capacitive 10-point touch interface and unlock the power of Windows 8 touch-enabled applications. Enjoy HD films in crisp, clear Full HD1... More
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12 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This PC screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by PC Mag who decided that this Acer PC screen was outstanding.

Good Expert Reviews

This small monitor received a rating of 80 out of 100 from expert review website PC Mag. If all the LCD screens of a comparable age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this flatpanel monitor is in the bottom 85%.

Owner Reviews Are Average

On average, people who bought this small monitor rated it as 73 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

A few customers concluded that the product was good value for money. Pcmag.com mentioned in their Acer FT200HQL review “Its interactive user interface, affordable mode” and scored this PC monitor 4 stars. Pcmag.com also wrote “The Acer FT200HQL is an affordable 19.5-inch monitor featuring a 10-point capacitive touch screen, dual HDMI ports”. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Very affordable”.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had a good interface.

Good Picture Quality

One Acer FT200HQL owner wrote in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag two years ago “Sharp shadow detail”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 3,067 owner and expert reviews for Acer PC displays and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its small monitors range.

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LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is typical of many PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The FT200HQL has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other small monitors that have been available for more than two years which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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1600 X 900 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The FT200HQL has a maximum resolution of 1600 x 900. That's 13% more resolution than a 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the FT200HQL the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 to 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the FT200HQL is more than most flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. This LCD screen has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the FT200HQL. The cables includeds "AC" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The average display diagonal (metric) of comparable spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 50cm. At 49.5 centimeters, the FT200HQL has a quite big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the FT200HQL.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the FT200HQL are not 3D. The FT200HQL is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price], or the Samsung SMT-1934[plb_1414675_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The FT200HQL does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC displays of this age and spec do not have a card reader integrated. The FT200HQL is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens with a card reader integrated and we think the Samsung LS20C300[plb_2185005_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

When compared to other small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the FT200HQL that we have checked the display brightness of, the FT200HQL's display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest. Across all the PC displays of this age and spec the display brightnesss range from 180 cd/m² to 400 cd/m².

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer FT200HQL

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the FT200HQL is £30 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 264 PC screens of a comparable type and age.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.

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1 Award

PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 March 2014

The Acer FT200HQL is an affordable 19.5-inch monitor featuring a 10-point capacitive touch screen, dual HDMI ports, and sharp shadow detail. However, it can't display 1080p HD, and there's some...

PC Mag

Very affordable
Two HDMI ports
10-point touch technology
Not full HD
Narrow viewing angles
No downstream USB ports

User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 13 March 2014 by Mike S.
(Verified Purchase)

In case you wanted to know it comes stock with 2x Kingston 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800). I could find no where the mem that came in it. So I opened it up and pulled one out to see it...

Reviewed 6 January 2014 by Kevin l.
(Verified Purchase)

Welcome to the mouth of madness! so i ordered this desktop as a xmas gift to myself with high expectations to save time buildilng my own only plan of action was to stick 16gb more ram and a new... Read more…

Reviewed 27 January 2014 by Frank b.
(Verified Purchase)

If your a gamer and want to headshot like me, get this thing!

Very solid computer for the price, love the gtx 770. i get about 250 350 fps in csgo on high settings. newegg is great i got the computer in a day with normal shipping. .. will use newegg for everythi
Looks darn pretty. Worked fine for all of 12 hours, then went into sleep mode, which it never recovered
I booted the machine and got to play second life and world of tanks--wonderful experience with the new cpu and graphics card. The machine was quiet, shipping was great
Newegg customer service was wonderful. I am sending the machine back with a full refund. I am also going to rebuy the beast and hope for the best. 5 stars for newegg customer service--we all know stuf
Shipping was fast, received it the next day with standard shipping (Thanks Newegg). The system is nice, great processor and video card, I've been running this rig for almost a month and it has perform
Nothing worth mentioning
Um. .. the sleep mode really ticked me off
The machine went into sleephibernation and never came back after 12 hours. I have grown to detest windows 8 but I am stuck like a pig in slop--this is what happens when marketing people design an OS.
The headphone holder is pretty much useless, an additional expansion bay would have made more sense. Power supply size is questionable but works. Needs more USB 3.0 slots on the back. No CF slot on th
The key board and mouse wasn't up for the task a hand and it didn't come with a case fan put one in
Reviewed 14 February 2014 by Shawn S.
(Verified Purchase)

I attempted to contact newegg but they refuse to respond to me. so i went to acer and the diagnosed a hardware malfunction. i'm paying to have my brad new pc shipped for repair. i can almost... Read more…

Reviewed 19 April 2014 by Jefferson H.
(Verified Purchase)

Would have given it 5 Stars but the headphone holder just bothers me and front sliding door seems kind of flimsy. Add a SSD and up the RAM and this machine becomes a beast...

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Electricity cost when switched on £43.25
Electricity cost when on standby £2.10
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Total running cost over 5 years £45.35
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer ft200, acer ft200h, acer ft200hq, acer ft200hql, acer ft200hqlb, acer umit0aa002, acer ft200hqlbm, acer ft200hqlbmj, acer ft200hqlbmjj
Barcodes 00012302565453, 00044111224481, 00088022185707, 00132018263211, 00809394253234, 00887899329364, 04713147266463, 07427457167170

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