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Acer V196HQLAB PC Monitor

£66.53
18.5" 1366 X 768 100000000:1 LED Oct 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £32.82 Electricity cost over 5 years
Very low running costs
Good value for money
Does not have a wide viewing angle
3 Reviews
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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the V196HQL will cost only £33 over 8 years to run, which makes it one of the cheapest to run similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago.


Price

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Good Value for Money

Two people considered that it was good value for money. Four years ago Newegg.com wrote “Good deal (price wise” in their review of this PC monitor. Gitgal said in their Acer V196HQL review on Bhphotovideo.com “Right price, monitor sharp & clear”.


Does Not Have a Wide Viewing Angle

One customer who bought it thought it did not have a wide viewing angle. Newegg.com wrote “The viewing angle is what I would consider poor.”.


Reviews

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 4,255 user and expert reviews, Acer has good ratings for its PC monitors. Acer also has good ratings specifically within its small monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Robust

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Good Quality

Two customers reckoned that the Acer V196HQL was good quality. Four years ago Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Nice build quality” however they only gave the product a score of 18.8 out of 100. Newegg.com also wrote “The overall quality of the monitors is good” in their review.

Easy to Setup

Two owners agreed that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Newegg.com mentioned “The stands are quick and easy to setup” in their review of the Acer V196HQL.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the V196HQL in April 2017.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer V196HQL does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other LCD screens that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Edge10 ET190a which is also cheaper.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The V196HQL has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Display

Has an HDCP

The V196HQL has an HDCP, as do most of the other LCD screens that were released around the same time as this LCD screen.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

PC screens of a similar type and age to this PC display have viewing angles, vertical of between 40° and 180°. At only 65 degrees, the V196HQL has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of PC screens of this age and spec is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 150°. At only 90 degrees, the Acer V196HQL has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to this PC monitor.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The V196HQL has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers warranty umxv6eea03, warranty v196hqlab, acer umxv6eea03, acer umxv6aaa01, acer v196hqlab, acer 8ntcza00, acer 1366x768, acer 8ntczs00, acer 200cdm2, acer 100m1
Barcodes 04712196090982, 04712196625047, 04712196826277

Acer V196HQL Review Sources

To prepare this Acer V196HQL review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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Wider Horizontal Viewing Angle
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