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Acer G196

Acer G196 PC Monitor

18.5" 1366 X 768 100000000:1 LCD Apr 2013
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Everyday Series monitors save space and add elegance to any area. A range of classy looks are on offer, from super-thin profiles to blue-lit power buttons, round to X-shaped bases, and... More
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3 Reasons For

Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Small monitors manufactured by Acer have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just small monitors) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.

Has One Cable Included

The Acer G196 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens that were released more than two years ago. The most commonly found cable included is VGA, but this cable included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC,VGA are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Light

The weights of PC screens of a similar age and spec to the G196 range from 3.3g to 19kg, and the average weight is 3.3kg. With a weight of only 1.7 kilograms, the Acer G196 is quite light compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the G196.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Acer G196 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the G196 also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC displays of this spec and age, the Acer G196 does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the Asus VK207.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer G196 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Neovo C-17, or the Samsung SMT-1934 ($383.99).

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec, the Acer G196 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Acer G196 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the G196 display resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Very Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer G196 has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle (only 65 degrees) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the G196 is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 140°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of only 90 degrees, the Acer G196 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the G196 range from 40° to 180°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the small monitors that have been available for more than two years the display brightness range from 180 cd/m² to 450 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 250 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Acer G196 has a very dim display brightness compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer G196

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the G196.

LCD Display Type

The Acer G196 has an LCD display type which is better than most PC displays that were launched more than two years ago. Most small monitors that are a comparable age to it have an LED display type.

Other PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to look at include the Philips 200S4 which has better reviews.

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Average Width

At 446.3 millimeters, the Acer G196 has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other small monitors that were released around the same time as the G196.

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Specification

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Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Diagonal
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Power
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $18.65
Electricity cost when on standby $2.13
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Total running cost over 5 years $20.78
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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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