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Acer H226 PC Monitor

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21.5" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Nov 2012
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Acer H226HQLbmid - IPS LED Monitor - Unboxing
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19 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This PC screen was given a "Recommended" award by Cnews.cz who thought that this PC display was good.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 40 user reviews the average user rating of this Acer flatpanel monitor is 89%.

Good Picture Quality

Three Acer H226 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had good picture quality. Pedro Oliveira rated the product 4 stars and he said “Really good image quality and a fast response time that will let you do image/video editing” in his Acer H226 review.

Several people said in their reviews that the Acer H226 had good colour saturation. Jiri Vesely wrote “Picture is very sharp, amazing colours, no shadowing”. R. M. Leith wrote in their review of the Acer H226 on Amazon “It is much brighter than I need and the colours are vivid” and gave the Acer H226 an excellent review.

One Acer H226 owner said in their reviews that the product had image ghosting. Marcin Maliszewski mentioned two years ago “This monitor is great for gaming, had no problems with ghosting or the picture quality” in their Acer H226 review.

One Acer H226 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Acer H226 had a good contrast ratio. Two years ago Chris mentioned on Amazon “Good quality screen with good contrast ratio and brightness make this a good screen for regular computer use” in his review.

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Easy to Use

A number of Acer H226 owners considered that the product was easy to use. Helen.saunders mentioned on Amazon “Normal work also has a very handy speakers and good set up for volume controls also has a good light setting” in their review. Marcin Maliszewski said “They are decent, although I would recommend a monitor with a headphones jack if you are planning to use it for consoles” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. William Ferguson gave this PC monitor an excellent review score and he wrote in his review of the Acer H226 on Amazon “My only slight bad point is the buttons are hard to use”.

Several Acer H226 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Nightfall said on Amazon “Easy to set up, good picture qualityCon” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Patchworkj gave it an excellent rating and wrote on Amazon “It was very easy to set up and operational” in their review of the Acer H226.

Several Acer H226 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Amazon Customer scored the Acer H226 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “It was very easy to assemble (base & pillar screw together with a clever screwdriverless system”. Marcin Maliszewski said in their review of this PC monitor “The monitor is light, very easy and quick to assemble” and rated it 4 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A few people who bought the product wrote that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote “The picture quality is excellent”. Amazon Customer also said “The sound quality is still much better than I expected”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Excellent picture quality with fine colour reproduction”.

Nice Design

Some customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The audio is pretty good for a monitor”. Mr. Andrew Lok wrote “The monitor is crystal clear and I love the no frame appearance” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One Acer H226 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon three years ago “Sharp picture, sleek design, awesome”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who bought it considered that it was quiet. Two years ago R. M. Leith wrote on Amazon “They are quiet and mediocre.” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Sound Quality

One person who reviewed the Acer H226 considered that it had good sound quality.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Two years ago R. M. Leith mentioned in their review on Amazon “However, there is no Line Out socket and so the good quality HDMI signal cannot be played back via good speakers” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.

Robust

One Acer H226 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was well made. R. M. Leith wrote on Amazon two years ago “There are speakers built into the monitor” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Brand

We checked 3,506 expert and user reviews for Acer LCD screens and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer H226 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the H226 which do not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the AOC e2260Swhu[plb_1364850_price], the Edge10 ET220a[plb_1748277_price], or the Panasonic PLCD24HD[plb_1858471_price].

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Acer H226 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays of this age and type range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Acer H226 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the H226. Across all the flatpanel monitors of this type and age the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.

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1080p Video Mode

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

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer H226 is more than most PC displays of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC,VGA are also found on this PC monitor.

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Narrow

At only 497.9 millimeters, the Acer H226 is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago. The average width of comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 580mm, and the widths range from 50mm to 6,500mm.

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Light

The average weight of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the H226 is 4.9kg. With a weight of only 2.6 kilograms, the Acer H226 is quite light compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Acer H226 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was not a good height. Yash Parmar mentioned on Amazon “You can't adjust the height” in their Acer H226 review.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Three years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “The quality of the ACER brand was important too - I also own several other ACER monitors which are still in excellent working condition after nearly 10 years of heavy use” in their review but they gave the Acer H226 a score of 5 stars.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer H226 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the H226 are also not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the LG 27MT93V[plb_1569059_price], the Edge10 ES240d Slim[plb_1904863_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the H226 do not have a built-in camera. The Acer H226 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1715481_price], the Asus MK241[plb_2332619_price], or the Philips C272P4[plb_2159253_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Acer H226 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the H226 also do not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to look at include the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price].

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

Across all the flatpanel monitors of this age and type the screen sizes range from 50cm to 770cm. The Acer H226 has a quite small display diagonal (only 54.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the H226.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer H226

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this PC display was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to it.

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LCD Display Type

The Acer H226 has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC displays that have been available for around the same time as it.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LCD Display currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the ColorEdge CS230[pl_1834594_price], or the ColorEdge CX270[pl_1724638_price] both from Eizo or the Samsung 320MXN-3[plb_1365711_price].

LCD screens with a better display type that might also be worth looking at include the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] (LED), the Barco MDRC-2224[plb_2264118_price] (LED), or the DELL UP2414Q[plb_2251567_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Integrated TV Tuner
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Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
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Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Swivelling Base
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Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
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Expert Reviews

2 April 2013

Kdy? jsem H226HQL bral na recenzi, tak jsem spí?e cht?l vid?t, jak si vede 21,5palcová varianta nov?j?ích levných IPS od LG.Display (ta je ozna?uje jako AH-IPS). Nakonec m? produkt samotný...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 April 2013 by Greg the Biker
Greg the Biker would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

I use this product as a secondary monitor. It is a great 1080p monitor for the price. There isnt really anything bad about the monitor. Another plus is that it comes calibrated. It comes with 4... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2014 by C.H.
C.H. would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

The monitor is a great choice for a person who wants quality products without breaking their wallet.FROM UNBOXING it I knew that the monitor wouldn't break easily through the packaging unless it... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2015 by Donnie
Donnie would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

I replaced a Dell LED monitor that was over 7 years old. The Acer weighed less than a fifth of the Dell and took up less desk space. The resolution of the Acer is a large improvement. This model... Read more…

Reviewed 16 April 2015 by BenGad
BenGad would recommend the Acer H226HQL (Verified Purchase)

This monitor is very thin and light. visibility if you tilt the screen upward...

Reviewed 14 March 2015 by Ricky728

Solid monitor. Great picture. Nice feature set. Very good quality...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers h226hq, h226hql, acer wh6, h226hqlb, acer wh6a, acer h226, h226hqlbm, umwh6aa002, acer wh6aa, acer h226h, h226hqlbmi, h226hqlbmid, acer h226hq, acer h226hql, acer h226hqlb, acer h226hqlbi, acer 1920x1080, acer h226hqlbm, acer h226hqlbmi, acer umwh6ee001, acer h226hqlbid, acer umwh6aa002, acer umwh6aa002c, acer h226hqlbmid, acer america h226, acer umwh6aa002cr, acer umwh6aa002001, acer umwh6aa002004
Barcodes 00132017586854, 00886541901248, 00945645510739, 04712196493967, 04712196493974, 08865419012486

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