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15 Reasons For
User Reviews Are Good
Owners have rated this PC display on average 86 out of 100.
Nine customers who bought it concluded that it was good value for money. In January last year Ace Processors said “Great price and Deliver time” in their review. Alkaselzer wrote on Amazon three years ago “Just what he needed at a great price and super fast delivery” in their Acer V226HQL review. As4009 gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Great value for the money”.
A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Ian gave it a score of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Cheap VGA monitor”. Mr Richard Hall he wrote on Amazon “Bargain at the price-point”. Mr Richard Hall also wrote “All that said for the price-point it's still a bargain”.
Good Product Quality
A number of people who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. In January last year Brian W. scored this PC monitor 5 stars and he mentioned “Great price good quality”. Gdsquib said “Excellent Service & Quality” in their review of the Acer V226HQL and rated the product as very good. Giulia mentioned in their review of the Acer V226HQL on Amazon “Best price quality! Not disappointed at all!Very good!” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
Very Low Running Costs
Whilst this PC display is rated B for energy efficiency, the average 5 year running cost of the V226HQL is only £30 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run PC monitors of this age and spec.
The V226HQL is a popular choice of flatpanel monitor according to Amazon sales data.
One person who purchased this PC monitor thought it was a good size. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Its great for what it is, good size for pc monitor” in their review of the Acer V226HQL.
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Good Picture Quality
One Acer V226HQL owner concluded that it had good picture quality. Mrs. P. Turner wrote on Amazon two years ago “Great vision” and gave the Acer V226HQL a score of 5 stars.
Easy to Use
One Acer V226HQL owner concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Mr Richard Hall said in his review of the Acer V226HQL on Amazon “I have fiddled with the contract settings and it looks OK now.”.
One person reckoned that the Acer V226HQL was well made. Simon Morgan wrote “Well made quality monitor” and gave this PC monitor a very good rating.
Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens
Based on 3,067 user and expert reviews, Acer has good reviews for its PC monitors. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including cheaper PC monitors such as the Samsung S24A650[plb_2590763_price], or the Acer K222HQ[plb_2239362_price].
1080p Supported Video Modes
This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly found supported video modes on flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.
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 frequently found supported graphics resolutions on PC monitors of this spec and age.
With a weight of only 3.2 kilograms, the V226HQL is one of the lighter flatpanel monitors of this type and age amongst medium monitors of this age. The weights of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the V226HQL range from 3g to 39kg.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of PC monitors of a similar age and type to the V226HQL range from 25kWh to 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 32 kilowatt hours, the Acer V226HQL has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst PC screens of this age.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Acer V226HQL does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the V226HQL also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Benq GW2260[plb_1436727_price] is also worth considering.
The V226HQL is not 3D. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the V226HQL are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the V226HQL do not have a built-in camera. The V226HQL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The V226HQL does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also do not have a card reader integrated.
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Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of this spec and age.
Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)
With a display diagonal (metric) of only 54.6 centimeters, the Acer V226HQL has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display diagonal (metric) of LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the V226HQL is 63cm, and the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This Acer PC monitor has been on the market for over two years.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and type.
If you have an IPS screen already, do not buy this, you will be disappointed with the colour for video and games. Quite fiddly to change settings but does the job as a second monitor for text... Read more…
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