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Acer G227HQL PC Monitor

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21.5" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Aug 2014
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Acer G227HQL Monitor Unboxing and Review [Best Budget Gaming Screen 2016]
Acer G227HQL unboxing

10 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this medium monitor rated it as 90 out of 100.

Acer LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Acer is one of the superior PC display brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Acer also has good ratings for its medium monitors.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the iiyama GE2488HS[plb_2365276_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung S24D390[plb_2204895_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, verticals of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the G227HQL range from 15° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The Acer G227HQL has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals (178 degrees) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The G227HQL has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. Medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G227HQL have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 1,800°.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This PC display has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly found supported video modes on comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the G227HQL is more than most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to it. This PC monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The Acer G227HQL has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 29 kilowatt hours) amongst PC displays of this age. The average annual energy consumption of LCD screens that came out around the same time as the G227HQL is 50kWh.

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Light

When compared to other PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G227HQL, the weight of the G227HQL of only 2.5 kilograms is one of the lightest. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 3g and 39kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £33.32

The price of the G227HQL has increased by £33.32 in the last 45 days.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer G227HQL does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that most of the other LCD screens that came out around the same time as the G227HQL also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Asus VE228TLB[plb_1584525_price] or the iiyama E2278H[plb_1390594_price].

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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the G227HQL, the Acer G227HQL is not 3D.

LCD screens which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the G227HQL, the G227HQL does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in camera and we think the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most LCD screens of this age and spec do not have a card reader integrated. The Acer G227HQL is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)

The smallest display diagonal (metric) of PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the G227HQL is 28cm, the biggest is 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm. At only 54.6 centimeters, the Acer G227HQL has a quite small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the G227HQL.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Acer G227HQL is a one HDMI ports quantity PC display.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the G227HQL has one of the slower response times amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. Comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the G227HQL have response times of between 1ms and 69ms.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer G227HQL

Average Running Costs

This flatpanel monitor has an energy efficiency classification of A. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the G227HQL is £44, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC displays of a comparable age and type.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays of this spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Display Surface
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Ports Quantity
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
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Rotating
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Manual

User Reviews

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Reviewed 17 March 2015 by Panndor
Panndor would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

The only thing that stops this from being a 5 star review is that the monitor only came with a standard VGA cable instead of putting the extra few dollars into bundling an HDMI cable with the... Read more…

Reviewed 6 March 2015 by Leec
Leec would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

Good monitor but reflection is pretty intense even though it says anti glare stuff on the box. if u don't care about that then great. if you do make sure you specifically get a monitor that states... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2015 by JohnM
JohnM would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

Amazing 1080p screen for price. Very satisified with my purchase...

Reviewed 24 July 2015 by Cdreamn
Cdreamn would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

Limited by space this monitor was a great addition to our Mac mini, good color and super clear for the size and price...

Reviewed 10 July 2015 by Leonard
Leonard would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

Monitor looks great, no speakers only drawback, buying external speakers made it better anyway...

Reviewed 10 May 2015 by Kalutarage
Kalutarage would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

I BROUGT TWO OF THEM ITS WORTH THE MONEY, AM PLEASE WITH IT...

Reviewed 6 May 2015 by TechGuru
TechGuru would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

The images are very clear and bright. It is very easy to assemble with no hand tools required. It has all the adjustment buttons that are very accessible. I really enjoy the large display size and... Read more…

Reviewed 25 April 2015 by Cortimi
Cortimi would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

I wanted something to connect my Xbox One and PC to, and this works and looks great. The buttons are a bit clumsy and hidden, but picture quality is excellent. Only way it could be better is if it... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Nick
Nick would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

I got it on sale for 89.00 and so far it has been good to me for a little less than a month now...

Reviewed 15 July 2015 by DKOH
DKOH would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

The monitor is a good monitor for the price. The first one was dead out of the box, but Best Buy took care of that at the store. The current monitor is nice and the display is excellent...

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Electricity cost when switched on £64.10
Electricity cost when on standby £2.51
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Total running cost over 5 years £66.61
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer G227HQLuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g227hq, g227hql
Barcodes 00809199910523, 04713147183142, 04713147183159, 04713147291427, 04713147291458, 04713147834792, 05054533715301

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