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6 Reasons For
Good Owner Reviews
People who bought this flatpanel monitor rated this PC monitor 86% on average.
Based on 3,506 owner and expert reviews, Acer has good reviews for its PC monitors. Acer also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
1080p Video Mode
This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC screens of a comparable type and age to it.
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 PC screens of this type and age.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the Acer G236HL is more than most comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC,VGA are also found on this LCD screen.
With a weight of only 2.3 kilograms, the Acer G236HL is very light compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago. Comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 3g and 39kg.
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8 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the G236HL, the Acer G236HL does not have a built-in speaker.
Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the Hannspree HS221HPB[plb_2415573_price] or the Benq GW2260[plb_1436727_price].
Not 3D Compatible
The Acer G236HL is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the G236HL are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the G236HL, the Acer G236HL does not have a built-in camera.
It is worth also looking at other PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the HP Compaq LA2206[plb_1467324_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Acer G236HL does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other LCD screens that are a comparable age to the G236HL also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
When compared to other PC screens of this age and spec that we have assessed, the vertical viewing angle of the Acer G236HL of only 50 degrees is one of the narrowest. The vertical viewing angles of PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the G236HL range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°. At only 90 degrees, the Acer G236HL has a very narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the G236HL.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Acer G236HL has one of the dimmest display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age. The dimmest display brightness of PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the G236HL is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of this age and spec.
4 Other reasons to consider the Acer G236HL
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Acer PC screen was released over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of this type and age.
LCD Display Type
The Acer G236HL has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to it.
We compared all the other PC screens that have an LCD Display to this PC display and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer G246H[plb_1403578_price] is also worth considering.
PC monitors with a better display type that might also be worth considering include the Benq GW2255[plb_2013796_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.
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At 548.6 millimeters, the Acer G236HL has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the G236HL.
PC screens with a wider width that might be worth considering include the Asus VS247[plb_1496231_price] (561.8mm), or the Acer S230[plb_1437679_price] (548mm).
I would return it if I could for a full refund. Looking at the monitor straight on, the text and detail is hard to read. I had to rock the monitor backwards about 15-20 degrees for the picture to... Read more…
Great Product very satisfied with monitor but the delivery by Fed-Ex sucked. Took twice as long to deliver as it would with UPS and then I had to drive to my post office to pick it up.But the... Read more…
Mostly it's a very good product, and the value is excellent: Pros: Decent size and resolution, renders pictures and videos beautifully. Being energy-star compliant is a nice bonus. Double-edged... Read more…
It has a wonderful picture and color is great. Problem is that the monitor will go black every once in a while. It usually recovers right away but it has done it a number of times back to back and... Read more…
The product works very well, and has much higher resolution than my old one. The only con is it was a bit confusing to adjust the settings with the buttons on the bottom of the monitor, but I... Read more…
Just got my new monitor in and I absolutely HATE the new one. In order to get a clear image you have to look at it from an angle from the bottom to the top. The description says a clear view from... Read more…
I bought this monitor to make viewing easier on my aging eyes. I'm very happy with it. Custom setup for my viewing preferences wasn't quite as user friendly as I would have liked, but it has all... Read more…