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Acer G227HQL PC Monitor

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21.5" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Aug 2014
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Acer G227HQL Monitor Unboxing and Review [Best Budget Gaming Screen 2016]
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10 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 103 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is 90%.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 3,487 expert and owner reviews, Acer has good reviews for its PC monitors. Acer also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including the Benq GW2270 which has better reviews.

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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 the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The G227HQL has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of this age and spec. This Acer PC monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the G227HQL. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Narrow

The average width of PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the G227HQL is 590mm. With a width of only 499 millimeters, the G227HQL is fairly narrow compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age.

Other PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Philips 246V5 ($150.78) (565mm and cheaper).

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Short

PC screens that came out more than a year ago have heights of between 28mm and 930mm, and the average height is 360mm. With a height of only 303 millimeters, the Acer G227HQL is fairly short compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the G227HQL.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The G227HQL has a fairly low annual energy consumption (only 29 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. The lowest annual energy consumption of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the G227HQL is 22kWh, the highest is 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 48kWh.

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Light

At only 2.5 kilograms, the G227HQL is very light compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The weights of similar spec PC displays that were released one year ago range from 2.3g to 79kg, and the average weight is 5kg.

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Shallow

Similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the G227HQL have depths of between 33mm and 650mm. At only 40.7 millimeters, the G227HQL is very shallow compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the G227HQL.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The G227HQL does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the G227HQL.

It is worth also looking at alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the Viewsonic VX2363SMHL, or the iiyama X2481HS-B1 or the Asus VP247T.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age, the Acer G227HQL does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at including the Asus VK248H, the Philips 221S6QYKMB/00, or the Viewsonic VG2437 ($199.02).

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Not 3D Compatible

The G227HQL is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the G227HQL are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the G227HQL, the Acer G227HQL does not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Small Viewable Height

The Acer G227HQL has a fairly small viewable height (only 268 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age. The average viewable height of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the G227HQL is 320mm, and the viewable heights range from 230mm to 700mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only 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 that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The G227HQL has a quite small display diagonal (only 55 centimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out more than a year ago. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the G227HQL the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

PC displays that came out around the same time as the G227HQL have viewable widths of between 280mm and 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm. At only 476 millimeters, the G227HQL has a fairly small viewable width compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the G227HQL.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer G227HQL

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

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3D
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HD Type
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
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Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
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HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Rotating
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Power
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Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
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AC Input Voltage
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Energy Star Certified
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Packaging Content
Cables Included
Manual

User Reviews

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Reviewed 17 March 2015 by Panndor
Panndor would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

The only thing that stops this from being a 5 star review is that the monitor only came with a standard VGA cable instead of putting the extra few dollars into bundling an HDMI cable with the... Read more…

Reviewed 6 March 2015 by Leec
Leec would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

Good monitor but reflection is pretty intense even though it says anti glare stuff on the box. if u don't care about that then great. if you do make sure you specifically get a monitor that states... Read more…

Reviewed 21 October 2015 by JohnM
JohnM would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

Amazing 1080p screen for price. Very satisified with my purchase...

Reviewed 24 July 2015 by Cdreamn
Cdreamn would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

Limited by space this monitor was a great addition to our Mac mini, good color and super clear for the size and price...

Reviewed 10 July 2015 by Leonard
Leonard would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

Monitor looks great, no speakers only drawback, buying external speakers made it better anyway...

Reviewed 10 May 2015 by Kalutarage
Kalutarage would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

I BROUGT TWO OF THEM ITS WORTH THE MONEY, AM PLEASE WITH IT...

Reviewed 6 May 2015 by TechGuru
TechGuru would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

The images are very clear and bright. It is very easy to assemble with no hand tools required. It has all the adjustment buttons that are very accessible. I really enjoy the large display size and... Read more…

Reviewed 25 April 2015 by Cortimi
Cortimi would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

I wanted something to connect my Xbox One and PC to, and this works and looks great. The buttons are a bit clumsy and hidden, but picture quality is excellent. Only way it could be better is if it... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Nick
Nick would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

I got it on sale for 89.00 and so far it has been good to me for a little less than a month now...

Reviewed 15 July 2015 by DKOH
DKOH would recommend the Acer G227HQL (Verified Purchase)

The monitor is a good monitor for the price. The first one was dead out of the box, but Best Buy took care of that at the store. The current monitor is nice and the display is excellent...

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Electricity cost when switched on $30.33
Electricity cost when on standby $2.26
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Total running cost over 5 years $32.59
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g227hq, g227hql, acer g227, acer g227h, acer g227hq, acer g227hql, acer g227hqlb, acer g227hqla, acer g227hqlab, acer g227hqlbi, acer umwg7aa001, acer g227hqlabi, acer umwg7aa001c, acer america g227, acer umwg7aa001cr, acer america g227h, acer america g227hq, acer america g227hql, acer america g227hqlb, acer america g227hqlbi, acer america umwg7aa001
Barcodes 00809199910523, 00809394252749, 00841631104367, 00887899532788, 00887899584657, 04713147183142, 04713147183159, 04713147291427, 04713147291458, 04713147834792, 05054533715301

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