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Owner Reviews Are Average
On average, based on 21 owner reviews this PC display has an overall owner rating of 76%.
AOC is one of the superior PC screen manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and AOC also has good ratings for its small monitors.
A number of AOC E970 owners who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money. Paul Pelosi said “Value for money” in his review of the AOC E970 nonetheless he gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.
Good Picture Quality
A number of AOC E970 owners who bought the product thought it had good picture quality.
Good Product Quality
Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the AOC E970 was good quality. Anna Graham mentioned on Amazon “That was the only thing about the monitor that was of half decent quality”. Paul Pelosi wrote “Picture quality is good” yet he only gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Paul Pelosi also mentioned “Slightly off to one side and the picture quality degrades quickly”.
One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was strong and durable. Anna Graham said on Amazon “The stand was sturdy” in her AOC E970 review.
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One person who reviewed the product considered that it was thin. Paul Pelosi mentioned on Amazon “The viewing angle is rather narrow” however he rated it 3 stars.
This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many small monitors that came out more than two years ago.
We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Asus VS197T-P[plb_1445370_price], the DELL P1913[plb_1454275_price], and the Acer V196HQL[plb_3049274_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Very Low Power Consumption (off)
The power consumption (off)s of small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the E970 range from 0.1W to 5W. The AOC E970 has one of the lower power consumption (off)s (only 0.3 Watts) amongst LCD screens of this age.
Has Two Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the AOC E970 is more than most LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it. This PC screen has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens of this type and age. The cables included "AC" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Quite Big Viewable Size, Horizontal
The average viewable size, horizontal of PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the E970 is 370mm. The AOC E970 has one of the bigger viewable size, horizontals (410 millimeters) amongst small monitors of this age.
PC displays that are a comparable age to the E970 have weights of between 3.3g and 19kg. At only 2.2 kilograms, the AOC E970 is fairly light compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec.
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Price Has Increased by £9.49
The E970 has increased in price by £9.49 in the last 43 days.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the E970, the AOC E970 does not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC display and we think the AOC E950[plb_1947791_price], or the Hanns.G HL205[plb_2007545_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
The AOC E970 is not 3D. Most of the other small monitors that came out around the same time as the E970 are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other small monitors that have been available for a similar time to the E970, the AOC E970 does not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Most small monitors that came out more than two years ago do not have a card reader integrated. The AOC E970 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The AOC E970 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. Across all LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the E970 the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
Across all the LCD screens that came out around the same time as the E970 the viewing angle, verticals range from 40° to 180°. The AOC E970 has one of the narrowest viewing angle, verticals (only 50 degrees) amongst small monitors of this age.
Quite Small Viewable Size, Vertical
The AOC E970 has a fairly small viewable size, vertical (only 230 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age. Small monitors that are a similar age to the E970 have viewable size, verticals of between 110mm and 440mm.
Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
At only 90 degrees, the AOC E970 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the E970. Across all the similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the E970 the viewing angle, horizontals range from 40° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 150°.
Very Dim Display Brightness
The average display brightness of small monitors that came out around the same time as the E970 is 250 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the AOC E970 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the E970.
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Average Running Costs
Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the E970 is £28, which is typical compared to the other 264 flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This flatpanel monitor was released over three years ago.
Monitor is value for money I think. Picture quality is good but the viewing angle is rather narrow. Slightly off to one side and the picture quality degrades quickly. It must be set at eye level... Read more…
The item arrived and looked ok but was very light and, for want of a better word, quite flimsy - didnt feel real, sort of felt like a toy (if that makes sense). The screen was smashed when it... Read more…
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