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Acer B226HQL

Acer B226HQL PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Nov 2014
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Excellent User Reviews

Users have rated this PC display on average 90%.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 3,506 user and expert reviews for Acer PC screens and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The B226HQL has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the B226HQL do not have a built-in speaker.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the B226HQL has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst medium monitors of this age. PC screens of a similar type and age to the B226HQL have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm.

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1080p Video Mode

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080i|1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on LCD screens of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the B226HQL is more than most LCD screens of this age and type. This Acer flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Shallow

With a depth of only 52 millimeters, the B226HQL is one of the shallower PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the B226HQL amongst medium monitors of this age. The depths of PC displays that are a similar age to the B226HQL range from 6.1mm to 810mm.

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Narrow

The narrowest medium monitor that has been on the market for around the same time as the B226HQL is 50mm wide, the widest is 6,500mm, and the average width is 580mm. At only 508 millimeters, the Acer B226HQL is fairly narrow compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the B226HQL.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might want to look at the Wortmann AG Terra 2212W (508mm).

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Light

With a weight of only 3.2 kilograms, the Acer B226HQL is fairly light compared to most of the other PC screens that were launched around the same time as the B226HQL. The average weight of PC monitors that were released more than two years ago is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg.

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Short

The B226HQL is fairly short (only 304.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the B226HQL. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have heights of between 30mm and 4,800mm, and the average height is 370mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

The Acer B226HQL is a one USB Type-A downstream port PC screen.

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Not 3D Compatible

The B226HQL is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the B226HQL are also not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the AOC D2769, or the Asus VG236 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the B226HQL do not have a built-in camera. The Acer B226HQL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in camera and we think the 272P4QPJKEB, or the 241P4QPY both from Philips which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The B226HQL does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the B226HQL also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC displays with an integrated card reader and we think the U2713H ($689.99), or the U2413 ($450.99) both from DELL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Audio Power

When compared to other PC screens of a similar age and type to the B226HQL, the B226HQL's RMS rated audio power of only 1 Watt is one of the lowest. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 49W.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The smallest viewable height of PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the B226HQL is 28mm and the biggest is 630mm. The B226HQL has one of the smaller viewable heights (only 268.1 millimeters) amongst PC screens of this age.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on LCD screens that are a similar age to it.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most PC monitors of this spec and age have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the B226HQL which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B226HQL is 50cm, the biggest is 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm. The B226HQL has a fairly small display diagonal (only 54.61 centimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

The smallest viewable width of PC screens that came out more than two years ago is 1mm and the biggest is 880mm. With a viewable width of only 476.6 millimeters, the B226HQL has a quite small viewable width compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer B226HQL

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the B226HQL over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens that have been available for a similar time to it.

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LCD Display Type

The B226HQL has a better display type than most PC displays of a comparable age and type to it. This LCD screen has an LCD display type, whereas most comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.

We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LCD Display to this PC monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the Eizo FlexScan S2133 ($946.99) is also worth considering.

PC displays with a better display type that might be worth looking at include the AOC e2250Swdnk (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
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Electricity cost when switched on $20.59
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Total running cost over 5 years $20.59
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.13 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers b226hq, b226hql, acer b226, code b226, acer 1wx2, acer 100m1, apple b226, code b226h, acer b226h, code b226hq, acer b226hq, apple b226h, acer p190751, acer b226hql, acer p190752, acer 250cdm2, acer p226055, apple b226hq, code b226hql, acer p171990, acer b226hqla, acer p226055p, apple b226hql, warranty b226, acer p171990p, acer p190751p, acer b226hqlb, acer b226hqld
Barcodes 00887899868115, 00888863530427, 04053162537279, 04053162955332, 04713147176731, 04713392081606, 05054629564561, 08878998681158

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