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Acer 196HQL

69

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Acer 196HQL

Acer 196HQL
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A good spec and very economical to run 18.5" flatpanel monitor
18.5" 1366 X 768 Pixels 100000000:1 No Feb 2013
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Acer 196HQL Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Acer 196HQL as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
94
Running Costs
$26 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
It has running costs of only $26 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 3,257 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
This Acer PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
HD LED monitor
Dependable functionality
Acer ecolor management
Acer ecodisplay
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution

Acer 196HQL In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the 196HQL is only $26 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Acer 196HQL's display diagonal of only 18.5" is in the smallest 5% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The Acer 196HQL has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all PC displays ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The Acer 196HQL's response time of 5ms is fairly standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 41% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Acer 196HQL of only 90° is narrower than 96% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer 196HQL's vertical viewing angle of only 65° is very narrow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 2% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the Acer 196HQL does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

best price square bpscpsb05368umxv6eea03dir, best price square umxv6eea03, acer 774261371umxv6eea03, acer 14rumxv6eea03i, acer umxv6eea03, acer v196hqlab, acer 1366x768, acer 100m1

Barcodes:

00616268710911, 00722550158795, 04712196090982, 04712196571009, 04712196625047

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