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Acer G236HLBbid PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jun 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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14 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 32 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium monitor is 90%.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers agreed that the Acer G236HLBbid was good quality. Chewy wrote “Otherwise supa, delivery when expected, nicely packed, easy to install and good quality picture A1”. Jim gave this PC monitor a very good rating and he said on Amazon “Great quality on the screen”. Sharon Mills mentioned in her review four years ago “I use this as a pc monitor through HDMI the image quality is ok” .

Reasonably Priced

A few people who purchased it reckoned that it was good value for money. John Millar mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Great price for a top quality item”. Stuart Reavill wrote on Amazon “Item OK, price great” in his review of this PC monitor. Stuart Reavill also mentioned “The price was great, monitor is average”.

A number of Acer G236HLBbid owners wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Ms.p.rowling gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of the Acer G236HLBbid on Amazon “Great for a cheap, second monitor for my laptop”. Stuart Reavill wrote on Amazon “I needed a cheap monitor for my office” in his Acer G236HLBbid review but he only scored it 60 out of 100.

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Good Connectivity

A few people who purchased the product reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Jamie rated it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon four years ago “The monitor is great, has a hdmi, dvi and vga input”. Ms.p.rowling mentioned “Output capabilities are great! HDMI in, VGA in” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Size

One customer concluded that this PC monitor was thin.

Easy to Use

One Acer G236HLBbid reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to use. Four years ago Chewy wrote in their Acer G236HLBbid review on Amazon “Loved it! Love it! Love it! Just perfect for my kids to use with their xbox.” and scored the Acer G236HLBbid very highly.

Robust

One Acer G236HLBbid reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was strong and durable. Three years ago Jim mentioned “Around it, fairly sturdy and it's very slim so it fits right at the back of my desk” and rated the Acer G236HLBbid as very good.

Acer PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Acer has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other manufacturers.

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LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the AOC e2250Swdnk which has better reviews.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p|720p supported video modes, which is the most frequently found supported video modes on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC displays that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has One Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer G236HLBbid is more than most PC displays of a comparable type and age to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays of a similar spec and age to the G236HLBbid.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The Acer G236HLBbid has a greater number of placements than most PC displays of this age and spec. This PC screen supports a Horizontal placement supported, which is the most frequently supported placement supported supported by PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Light

The lightest medium monitor that was launched around the same time as the G236HLBbid is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg. With a weight of only 2.4 kilograms, the G236HLBbid is one of the lightest PC monitors of this type and age amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One Acer G236HLBbid reviewer who reviewed the product thought it did not have good picture quality. Ms.p.rowling said “Obviously I wasn't going or picture quality as my laptop doesn't output amazing graphics”. One customer said in their reviews that the Acer G236HLBbid did not have good colour saturation. Stuart Reavill said four years ago “Slightly washed out colours, picture not sharp” in his review of this PC monitor.

Poor Design

One Acer G236HLBbid reviewer said that the product was not good looking. Gb mentioned on Amazon “Reasonably disappointing in resolution and appearance when using the VGA cable - total transformation when plugged in using the HDMI cable” in their review of this PC monitor.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago, the G236HLBbid does not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the G236HLBbid, the Acer G236HLBbid is not 3D.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D then you might want to consider the AOC d2757Ph which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The G236HLBbid does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the G236HLBbid also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The G236HLBbid does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays of this spec and age also do not have a card reader integrated.

Alternative PC screens which also have a card reader integrated that you might also want to consider include the U3011, the UP2414Q (£800.00), or the UP3214Q (£598.80) all from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

At only 90 degrees, the G236HLBbid has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the PC displays of a similar spec and age to the G236HLBbid the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

When compared to other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years, the G236HLBbid's viewing angle, horizontal of only 100 degrees is one of the narrowest. The viewing angle, horizontals of comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the G236HLBbid range from -5° to 1,800°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the G236HLBbid has a very dim display brightness compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the G236HLBbid.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer G236HLBbid

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the G236HLBbid will cost £42 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 993 flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age.

Released Over Four Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over four years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
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
DVI-D 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
Performance
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Pivot
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Manual
Other Features
HDMI
Number of Products Included
Placement Supported

User Reviews

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Reviewed 11 April 2014 by John Millar
(Verified Purchase)

I got this for my very discerning 'gaming' son. Excellent picture, and he likes it (well that is saying something in itself!!). Great price for a top quality item .... Amazon does it again.

Reviewed 17 March 2014 by Jim
(Verified Purchase)

Don't have a single complaint about it, never had a single problem with it and I've had it for just under a year now I think.
Great quality on the screen and around it, fairly sturdy and it's... Read more…

Reviewed 21 February 2014 by GB

Reasonably disappointing in resolution and appearance when using the VGA cable - total transformation when plugged in using the HDMI cable. Really rather good.

Reviewed 2 February 2014 by Ms.p.rowling
(Verified Purchase)

Great for a cheap, second monitor for my laptop. Obviously I wasn't going or picture quality as my laptop doesn't output amazing graphics but nonetheless a great monitor. Also the input and output... Read more…

Reviewed 11 September 2013 by Stuart Reavill
(Verified Purchase)

You get what you pay for. I needed a cheap monitor for my office. The price was great, monitor is average. Slightly washed out colours, picture not sharp. I have a gaming system with an expensive... Read more…

Reviewed 3 September 2013 by Jamie
(Verified Purchase)

The monitor is great, has a hdmi, dvi and vga input. Clean and simple. The buttons are a bit hard to find out what they do because they have no labels, but i'm getting used to them.

Reviewed 28 August 2013 by Chewy

Loved it! Love it! Love it! Just perfect for my kids to use with their xbox, but do bear in mind when purchasing that you will need speakers and an HDMI cable. Otherwise supa, delivery when... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2013 by SHARON MILLS
(Verified Purchase)

I use this as a pc monitor through HDMI the image quality is ok but will be using a lg monitor gor my ps4.

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Electricity cost when switched on £61.28
Electricity cost when on standby £2.72
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Total running cost over 5 years £64.00
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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 umvg6eeb01
Barcodes 04712196177317

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