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Acer H226 PC Monitor

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21.5" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Feb 2014
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20 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This PC screen was given a "Recommended" award by Cnews.cz who thought that this flatpanel monitor was good.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 40 user reviews this PC screen has an overall user rating of 89 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

Several customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Three years ago Pedro Oliveira scored it 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Really good image quality and a fast response time that will let you do image/video editing” in his review.

Several Acer H226 owners who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation. Jiri Vesely said “Picture is very sharp, amazing colours, no shadowing” in their review of the Acer H226. R. M. Leith wrote “It is much brighter than I need and the colours are vivid” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person who reviewed the Acer H226 concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Chris rated the product 4 stars and he mentioned “Good quality screen with good contrast ratio and brightness make this a good screen for regular computer use”.

One Acer H226 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had image ghosting. Marcin Maliszewski said in their review of the Acer H226 on Amazon three years ago “This monitor is great for gaming, had no problems with ghosting or the picture quality”.

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Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Helen.saunders scored this PC monitor 5 stars and wrote in their Acer H226 review on Amazon four years ago “Normal work also has a very handy speakers and good set up for volume controls also has a good light setting”. Three years ago Marcin Maliszewski rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “They are decent, although I would recommend a monitor with a headphones jack if you are planning to use it for consoles”. William Ferguson mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “My only slight bad point is the buttons are hard to use” and scored the product 5 stars.

Some people who reviewed the Acer H226 considered that it was easy to assemble. Amazon Customer wrote “It was very easy to assemble (base & pillar screw together with a clever screwdriverless system”. Three years ago Marcin Maliszewski mentioned in their review “The monitor is light, very easy and quick to assemble”.

Two Acer H226 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup. Four years ago Nightfall gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned “Easy to set up, good picture qualityCon”. Also four years ago Patchworkj said on Amazon “It was very easy to set up and operational”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people wrote in their reviews that the Acer H226 was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent” in their review of this PC monitor. Amazon Customer also said “The sound quality is still much better than I expected”. Amazon Customer also said “Excellent picture quality with fine colour reproduction”.

Reasonably Priced

A number of people who purchased it reckoned that it was good value for money. Three years ago Chris wrote “Ultimately Im happy with my purchase as its a good quality, good looking screen at a good price, just with a few little niggles to be perfect” in his review of the Acer H226 and gave the Acer H226 a score of 80 out of 100. Mr. Andrew Lok mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Best value for money and the monitor is awesome! Comes only with a VGA cable, shame would be good if it came with the other possible connecting cables” and rated the product 5 stars. Pedro Oliveira mentioned on Amazon “One of the best price/performance IPS displays”.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was a bargain for the price. Pedro Oliveira said in his Acer H226 review “Enjoy some gaming on it, although not ideal for super fast twitchy fps games (it's an IPS panel after all) all of that on a cheap budget” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Nice Design

Three people who reviewed the product considered that it was good looking. Four years ago Amazon Customer said in their review “The audio is pretty good for a monitor”. Mr. Andrew Lok mentioned on Amazon “The monitor is crystal clear and I love the no frame appearance” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

One Acer H226 owner who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was a good design. Amazon Customer wrote in their Acer H226 review “Sharp picture, sleek design, awesome” and gave the product an excellent review.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One person who bought the Acer H226 concluded that it was quiet. R. M. Leith mentioned in their review of the Acer H226 “They are quiet and mediocre.”.

Good Sound Quality

One person who purchased it concluded that it had good sound quality.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed the Acer H226 concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. R. M. Leith mentioned on Amazon three years ago “However, there is no Line Out socket and so the good quality HDMI signal cannot be played back via good speakers” and scored this PC monitor very highly.

Robust

One Acer H226 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. R. M. Leith mentioned in their Acer H226 review on Amazon “There are speakers built into the monitor”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

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

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LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is typical of many LCD screens that are a similar age to it.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], and the ViewZ VZ-27[plb_2277403_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer H226 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and type do not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at including the AOC e2260Swhu[plb_1364850_price], the Acer G247H[plb_2383088_price], or the Philips 221TE5LB/00[plb_1546652_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Acer H226 has one of the wider viewing angle, horizontals (178 degrees) amongst PC displays of this age. Across all the PC displays that came out more than two years ago the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, verticals of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the H226 range from 15° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Acer H226 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the H226.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This LCD screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly found supported video modes on PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on PC displays of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has One Cables Included

The Acer H226 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been around for more than two years. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the H226.

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Light

Across all the medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the H226 the weights range from 3g to 39kg. At only 2.6 kilograms, the Acer H226 is quite light compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer who purchased this PC monitor mentioned that it was not heavy and bulky. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The quality of the ACER brand was important too - I also own several other ACER monitors which are still in excellent working condition after nearly 10 years of heavy use” however they still gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.

One Acer H226 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was not a good height. Yash Parmar said four years ago “You can't adjust the height” .

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Not 3D

The Acer H226 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the H226 are also not 3D.

PC displays which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the 272G5DYEB/93[pl_3175233_price], or the 238G4DHSD/00[pl_1499475_price] both from Philips or the LG D2343[plb_2590758_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer H226 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the NEC MD211[plb_2590565_price], the Philips C272P4[plb_2159253_price], or the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Acer H226 does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC screens of this spec and age also do not have a card reader integrated.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a card reader integrated including the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)

Across all the LCD screens of this age and spec the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm. At only 54.6 centimeters, the Acer H226 has a fairly small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the H226.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer H226

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the H226.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
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
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Linux Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Power
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Manual
Other Features
HDMI
Number of Products Included

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

2 April 2013

Kdy? jsem H226HQL bral na recenzi, tak jsem spí?e cht?l vid?t, jak si vede 21,5palcová varianta nov?j?ích levných IPS od LG.Display (ta je ozna?uje jako AH-IPS). Nakonec m? produkt samotný...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 April 2013 by Greg the Biker
Greg the Biker would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

I use this product as a secondary monitor. It is a great 1080p monitor for the price. There isnt really anything bad about the monitor. Another plus is that it comes calibrated. It comes with 4... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2014 by C.H.
C.H. would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

The monitor is a great choice for a person who wants quality products without breaking their wallet.FROM UNBOXING it I knew that the monitor wouldn't break easily through the packaging unless it... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2015 by Donnie
Donnie would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

I replaced a Dell LED monitor that was over 7 years old. The Acer weighed less than a fifth of the Dell and took up less desk space. The resolution of the Acer is a large improvement. This model... Read more…

Reviewed 16 April 2015 by BenGad
BenGad would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

This monitor is very thin and light. visibility if you tilt the screen upward...

Reviewed 14 March 2015 by Ricky728

Solid monitor. Great picture. Nice feature set. Very good quality...

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer h226, acer h226h, acer h226hq, acer h226hql, acer h226hqlb, acer h226hqlbm, acer h226hqlbmi, acer umwh6ee001, acer h226hqlbmid
Barcodes 00112840375641, 00132017586854, 00886541901248, 04712196493967, 04712196493974, 08865419012486

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