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LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this type and age.
20000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 20000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC displays that have been available for more than two years.
Not Supported HD Type
This PC monitor has a Not supported HD type, which is typical of many small monitors that came out around the same time as it.
With a weight of only 2.1 kilograms, the AOC E960SWN is one of the lighter PC screens that came out around the same time as the E960SWN amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The weights of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the E960SWN range from 3.3g to 19kg.
9 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The AOC E960SWN does not have a built-in speaker, although it is worth noting that most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the E960SWN also do not have a built-in speaker.
Not 3D Compatible
The E960SWN is not 3D compatible. Most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The AOC E960SWN does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other small monitors that were released around the same time as the E960SWN also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The AOC E960SWN does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The E960SWN has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. Small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the E960SWN display resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).
Very Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
At only 50 degrees, the E960SWN has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to the E960SWN. Across all the PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E960SWN the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°.
Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
At only 90 degrees, the E960SWN has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the E960SWN. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the E960SWN is 40° and the widest is 180°.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The display brightness of the E960SWN of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest amongst small monitors that have been around for around the same time as the E960SWN. PC monitors of a similar type and age to the E960SWN have display brightness of between 180 cd/m² and 450 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 250 cd/m².
Only 600:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The highest typical contrast ratio of the AOC E960SWN is 600:1. That's 40% less typical contrast ratio than a 1000:1 LCD screen, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio. Comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the E960SWN typical contrast ratios range from 300:1 to 1000:1.
2 Other reasons to consider the AOC E960SWN
Released Over Four Years Ago
This PC screen has been on the market for over four years.
At 440 millimeters, the E960SWN has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other small monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the E960SWN.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.16 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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