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AOC E2050SWD PC Monitor

20" 1600 X 900 20000000:1 LCD Apr 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £46.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Running costs are very low
Reasonably priced
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Running Costs Are Very Low

The E2050 is in the cheapest 7% of all 1,092 PC displays of a comparable age and type that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the E2050 will cost only £47 over 8 years to run.


Good User Reviews

On average, E2050 owners rated this PC monitor 86 out of 100. Over 76% of reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

AOC Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

Based on 5,606 expert and owner reviews (including 610 verified purchases), AOC has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. AOC also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a AOC LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Reasonably Priced

Six people who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was good value for money. Maedoc scored it 4 stars out of 5 and said “Easy set-up, works fine, good value”. Jasy wrote “Just a good affordable LCD monitor”. Len gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website “Good deal, good value and only reason I'm writing a review is I've come to buy another one for my New PC, for me that's a stament of approval”.

Good Picture Quality

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had clear images. Ken wrote on expert review site “Great size for a small desk, excellent clarity” in his review of this PC monitor and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Mike E. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert website “This monitor has really good color and clarity”.


Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2014 when this PC screen was released.


Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The AOC E2050 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best display resolution of all comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for more than two years is 3440 x 1440 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as this LCD screen is 10° and the widest is 180°. The AOC E2050 has one of the narrowest viewing angles, vertical (only 50 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°. At only 90 degrees, the AOC E2050 has a very narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to this PC monitor.

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Has an HDCP

The AOC E2050 has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The AOC E2050 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers aoc e2050swda, aoc 1600x900, aoc e2050snk, aoc e2050sa
Barcodes 00685417056187, 04038986101738, 04038986102179, 06854170561878

AOC E2050 Review Sources

To prepare this AOC E2050 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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