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Acer G226HQL PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED May 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £59.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are low
Popular choice
Good quality
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Running Costs Are Low

The G226HQL is in the cheapest 18% of all 1,092 flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the G226HQL will cost only £55 over 8 years to run.


Popular Choice

The G226HQL is one the fastest selling PC monitor currently available according to sales data from Amazon.

Released Over Four Years Ago

Acer released the G226HQL in May 2013.


Good Quality

Three customers who purchased it concluded that it was good quality. Website wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Video quality hasn't” . They also said “The quality and features with this (all built in) are very good” in their review. 2tap mentioned on expert website “Provides high quality images with decent color range, high resolution, fast response”.


Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Based on 4,262 user and expert reviews (including 789 verified purchases), Acer has good reviews for its PC displays. Acer also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The G226HQL does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age which have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at including the iiyama B2283HS (£76.16).

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Good Features

Three people who bought the product considered that it had good features. Website said “Features like the LED for n”. 2tap wrote in their Acer G226HQL review two years ago “It has all the features that I wanted” .


1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the G226HQL has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical amongst medium monitors of this age. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of LCD screens of a similar age and spec to this PC display is 10° and the widest is 180°.

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Has an HDCP

The Acer G226HQL has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The G226HQL has a quite slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC display. Across all the PC screens of a comparable spec and age to this flatpanel monitor the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer G226HQL has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the G226HQL is more than most PC screens of this age and type. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this Acer PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer america umwg6aab01, acer america g226hqlbbd, warranty umwg6eei01, acer g226hqlhbidled, acer g226hqlhbbid, acer g226hqlfbii, warranty g226hql, acer g226hqlbbd, acer umwg6eei01, acer umwg6aab01, acer umwg6eef01, acer umwg6eeh05, acer 1920x1080, brand g226hql, acer 100m1
Barcodes 00012300310031, 00031113213414, 00041114167876, 00132018263921, 00611104740107, 00796594052012, 00803982790682, 00835889718032, 00886541703347, 04712196008543, 04712196710279, 04712196849405, 04712196849412, 04712196849443, 05054629055298, 08865417033476

Acer G226HQL Review Sources

To prepare this Acer G226HQL review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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