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Acer G196HQLbm

Acer G196HQLbm PC Monitor

18.5" 1366 X 768 100000000:1 LCD Apr 2013
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3 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

We calculated the average ratings for all Acer LCD screens and also specifically for Acer small monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings.

Has Two Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the G196HQLbm is more than most PC displays of this age and spec. This PC screen has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC monitors of this age and spec. The cables included "AC" is also found on this PC display.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.7 kilograms, the Acer G196HQLbm is fairly light compared to most of the other small monitors that came out around the same time as the G196HQLbm. Similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the G196HQLbm have weights of between 3.3g and 19kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The G196HQLbm does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to the G196HQLbm also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not 3D

Like most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the G196HQLbm, the Acer G196HQLbm is not 3D.

PC monitors which are 3D that might also be worth considering include 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 G196HQLbm does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other small monitors that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Asus VK207S[plb_1488454_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The G196HQLbm does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years also do not have a card reader integrated.

It is worth considering alternative PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated including the Samsung LS20C300[plb_2185005_price].

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the G196HQLbm is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. PC monitors of this type and age display resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the G196HQLbm is 140°. With a viewing angle, vertical of only 65 degrees, the G196HQLbm has one of the narrower viewing angle, verticals amongst small monitors of this age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of LCD screens of this age and type is 150°. When compared to other PC displays of a similar type and age to the G196HQLbm that we have checked the viewing angle, horizontal of, the G196HQLbm's viewing angle, horizontal of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the G196HQLbm have display brightnesss of between 180 cd/m² and 400 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Acer G196HQLbm has a very dim display brightness compared to most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the G196HQLbm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer G196HQLbm

Average Running Costs

The G196HQLbm has an average running cost of £27 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 264 PC monitors of a comparable type and age.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over three years.

LCD Display

The Acer G196HQLbm has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most PC screens of this type and age.

If the display type of this PC display is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price] (LED), or the Acer K202HQ[plb_2199575_price] (LED).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £38.46
Electricity cost when on standby £2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £40.77
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0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
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 g196, acer g196h, acer g196hq, acer g196hql, acer g196hqlb, acer g196hqlbm
Barcodes 04712196493639

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