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Acer V196HQL

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Acer V196HQL

Acer V196HQL
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A very economical to run and extremely cheap 18.5" LCD screen, but with only middle of the road features
18.5" 1366 X 768 Pixels 100000000:1 No Oct 2014
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Acer V196HQL Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Acer V196HQL number 21 in small monitors.
90
Reviews
71 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
56
Features
Average Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
93
Running Costs
£32 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has very good user reviews with 92% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This Acer PC monitor has running costs of only £32 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is a good size and good picture quality.
The V196HQL has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

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Acer V196HQL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

This Acer LCD screen has an average user rating of 82% based on 71 user reviews. 39 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was a good size.

Acer Has Very Good PC Display Reviews

We checked 8,715 expert and user reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases) for Acer PC displays and found that on average Acer has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it had clear images.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The V196HQL is one of the more economic to run PC displays that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the V196HQL is only £32.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the V196HQL in October 2014.

Features

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Acer V196HQL is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the flatpanel monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the V196HQL of only 18.5" is smaller than 95% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The V196HQL's response time of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 73% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer V196HQL does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The V196HQL's horizontal viewing angle of only 90° is narrower than 96% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. PC monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer V196HQL's vertical viewing angle of only 65° is narrower than 98% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. PC monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

generic umxv6aaa01, generic v196hqlab, acer umxv6aaa01, acer umxv6eea03, acer v196hqlab, acer 1366x768, acer 13x7

Barcodes:

00000011036740, 00014445256281, 00088022174800, 00809392588345, 00886541978097, 04712196090982, 04712196625047, 04712196826277, 04913613106846, 06953040893016, 07426800152139

Acer V196HQL

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