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6 Reasons For
Based on 3,506 expert and owner reviews, Acer has good reviews for its PC screens. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its small monitors compared to other brands.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens of this age and type.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Acer B206 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the B206 which do not have a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think cheaper PC screens such as the Samsung S19E200BR[plb_3897846_price] is also worth considering.
Other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the AOC I960[plb_2746828_price], or the Asus VB198TL[plb_3777553_price].
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the B206 range from 90° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 150°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Acer B206 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst PC displays of this age.
1400 X 900 Graphics Resolution
This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1400 x 900, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year is 35cm and the biggest is 490cm. At 49.53 centimeters, the Acer B206 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released one year ago.
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to the B206, the Acer B206 is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to the B206 do not have a built-in camera. The Acer B206 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most small monitors that were launched more than a year ago do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer B206 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Very Low Maximum Height Adjustment
With a maximum height adjustment of only 80 millimeters, the Acer B206 has one of the lower maximum height adjustments amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The lowest maximum height adjustment of small monitors that are a similar age to the B206 is 80mm, the highest is 360mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.
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The lightest small monitor that was launched around the same time as the B206 is 800g weight and the heaviest is 5.8kg. At 4.3 kilograms, the Acer B206 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to the B206.
2 Other reasons to consider the Acer B206
1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution
The most display resolution of the Acer B206 is 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 1% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
With a width of 454 millimeters, the Acer B206 has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other small monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the B206.
Alternative PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Samsung S19B420BW[plb_2971070_price] (444.5mm), or the Lenovo T2054P[plb_3078759_price] (454.2mm) which is also cheaper.
1440 x 900
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1400 x 900
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Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Maximum Height Adjustment
-5 - 20
Swivel Angle Range
-5 - 20
VESA Mount Interface
-5 - 20
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.12 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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