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AOC E1659FWU156

£136.99
AOC e1659Fwu
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An award winning and economical to run 15.6" flatpanel monitor, but representing only average value for money and with only middle of the road features
15.6" 1366 X 768 Pixels No 8ms Sep 2013
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AOC E1659Fwu Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the AOC e1659Fwu number 314 in small monitors.
87
Reviews
108 Reviews + 1 Award
54
Value for Money
Average
52
Features
Average Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
97
Running Costs
£26 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 90% of buyers recommended this PC display to others. This PC monitor has received a "Value for Money" award from Winmagpro.nl. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However this AOC PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
The e1659Fwu has running costs of only £26 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 4% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is easy to use and it is reasonably priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
E1659Fwu is the perfect USB powered portable monitor accessory for laptop and computer. the widescreen monitor receives both power and signal via a single USB cable for plug-and-play connection; it does not require a power cord or VGA cable, and comes with a removable base for maximum flexibility.<br> aoc's new & improved portable USB monitor:
- slimmer design<br>- USB 3.0 connection for high transfer rates and high quality image<br>- brighter panel with brightness control<br>- VESA 75mm wall mount compliant<br>- carry case included<br> sleeker design, faster connections
The new and improved USB monitor from AOC is sleeker in design and faster with its USB 3.0 connection. the new USB 3.0 achieves high transfer rates with its total of six wires in the data cable, and delivers high quality images.<br> designed with a piano-black glossy finish, this USB monitor has a 15.6 diagonally viewable image. the e1659fwu offers a 500:1 contrast ratio, 5ms response time, and a 1366 x 768 resolution @60hz
The e1659fwu USB monitor has a foldable flexi-stand for viewing in landscape or portrait mode. landscape mode is ideal for presentations and excel sheets, while the portrait mode conveniently gives you an easy vertical view of your instant messaging program, or sidebars such as search results. this monitor has the unique auto-pivot feature that automatically adjusts the image according to the display's orientation, so you will never have to change settings as you switch between landscape and portrait mode.<br> new design: thinner, lighter, portability at its best
It's ultra lightweight and slim for great portability, making it perfect for business presentations, the frequent traveler, photo frame applications, and dual monitor setups on-the-go. the e1659fwu USB monitor is the solution for the frequent traveler who needs to pack multiple displays, as it easily fits into a backpack or the carry case that comes with the USB monitor.<br> new design: VESA wall mount compatible
You gave your feedbacks and we have heard you! the new e1659fwu USB monitor now comes with VESA 75 x 75 mm mount compliant feature, allowing you to easily mount the USB monitor to any wall as long as you have the right wall mount arm and bracket.<br> built-in displaylink technology for multiple USB monitors connection
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £120 on eBay 65 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 63% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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AOC E1659Fwu In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The expert at website Winmagpro.nl said that this PC monitor was great for its price and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this AOC flatpanel monitor is 69 out of 100 based on 14 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, PC Mag and technolabs.net.

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Good Owner Reviews

People who bought this PC display rated this LCD screen 85 out of 100 on average. Over 86% of reviewers gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Great Product Quality

Six owners who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was good quality.

Very Good Brand

We checked 9,636 user and expert reviews (including 1,350 verified purchases) for AOC PC screens and found that on average AOC has very good ratings. 95% of those that bought a AOC LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Six owners who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Seven customers who purchased the product thought it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people said in their reviews that it was lightweight.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers who reviewed the AOC e1659Fwu reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Winmagpro.nl highlighted in their review that this LCD screen was good value for money.

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 63% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at [price] it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the AOC e1659Fwu of $70.00 (£97.08) in the United States. That's a saving of £39.91.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The e1659Fwu has an average 5 year running cost of only £26 based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 4% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since September 2013.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the e1659Fwu of only 15.6" is very small compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 98% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The e1659Fwu has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The e1659Fwu's response time of 8ms is in the slowest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the e1659Fwu of only 90° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 94% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the AOC e1659Fwu of only 50° is very narrow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 99% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the e1659Fwu of only 500 is very low compared to most other PC displays. It is lower than 98% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Only Has a USB Cables Included

The e1659Fwu has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

4038986133760 e1659fwu, 4038986133760 1366x768, aoc 1366x768, aoc e1659fwu

Barcodes:

00041114168231, 00330481212907, 00685417062485, 00804067188110, 00808112928720, 00809394262038, 04038986133760, 05554442348961, 06854170624856, 07427457777744, 07626782374332, 07887117120943

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