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7 Reasons For
A Best Selling Product
According to sales data from Amazon, the G226HQL is one the fastest selling flatpanel monitor currently on the market.
Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Acer PC screens and also specifically for Acer medium monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good ratings.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This PC screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently found supported video modes on comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to it.
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 commonly found supported graphics resolutions on PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Has One Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the G226HQL is more than most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC monitors that are a comparable age to the G226HQL.
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The G226HQL is one of the lightest medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the G226HQL (only 1.9 kilograms) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age. The lightest similar spec PC display that came out more than two years ago is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg.
9 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The G226HQL does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the G226HQL also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
It is worth considering other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Samsung T24C300EW[plb_1564505_price] which also has a higher rating.
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the G226HQL, the G226HQL is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Acer G226HQL does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Acer G226HQL does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the G226HQL also do not have a card reader integrated.
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Quite Dim Display Brightness
At only 200 candellas per square meter, the G226HQL has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. The dimmest display brightness of LCD screens that were released around the same time as the G226HQL is 25 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Across all the flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the G226HQL the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 160 degrees, the G226HQL has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.
Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)
With a display diagonal (metric) of only 54.6 centimeters, the G226HQL has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest display diagonal (metric) of comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 28cm and the biggest is 590cm.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
At only 160 degrees, the G226HQL has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC screens that came out around the same time as the G226HQL is 15° and the widest is 180°.
3 Other reasons to consider the Acer G226HQL
Running Costs Are OK
The G226HQL is typical compared to the other 993 LCD screens of a comparable spec and age that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the G226HQL is £39.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this PC display was released.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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