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Acer V236HL PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Designed To AdaptEssential Series monitors let you find the working angle that suits you best with a screen that tilts quickly and smoothly. The stand also has a magnetic area, great for holding... More
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6 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 8 owner reviews this flatpanel monitor has an overall owner rating of 85 out of 100.

Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Medium monitors produced by Acer have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.

1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of PC screens of a comparable age and type to the V236HL is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. At only 5 milliseconds, the Acer V236HL has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Three Cables Included

The Acer V236HL has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years. The cables included "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Short

When compared to other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the height of, the Acer V236HL's height of only 50.8 millimeters is one of the shortest. Across all the similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago the heights range from 41mm to 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the V236HL do not have a built-in speaker. The Acer V236HL is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

It is worth considering alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker including the Benq EW2440[plb_2076167_price], the Acer B226HQL[plb_2715536_price], or the iiyama E2278H[plb_1390594_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer V236HL is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer V236HL does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the V236HL do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer V236HL is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

PC displays that are a comparable age to the V236HL have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Acer V236HL has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the Acer V236HL has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the V236HL have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m². The Acer V236HL has a fairly dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer V236HL

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC monitors of a similar type and age to it.

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LCD Display Type

The Acer V236HL has a better display type than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This PC display has an LCD display type, whereas most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it have an LED display type.

We compared all the other PC displays that have an LCD Display to this PC screen and we think the HP L2045[plb_2373078_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung S22C300[plb_1556503_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor with a better display type then you might want to consider the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price] (LED), the LG 24M45[plb_2194306_price] (LED), or the iiyama B2283HS[plb_2323545_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Average Width

The Acer V236HL has a relatively standard width (543.56 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Stand-By LED
Power LED
Power
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 18 February 2014 by Greggory M.
(Verified Purchase)

Replaced an aging ACER AL1916W i bought from Newegg in 2009 that still works great. I have owned MANY monitors since 1995, but ACER has always proven to be the most reliable...

Reviewed 13 August 2015 by Matthew K.
(Verified Purchase)

Newegg Rep recommended me this monitor for the graphics card I was getting for a $580 budget. Graphics card im using with this monitor is a GigaByte R9 390X 8GB...

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Robert B.

Good value for our office needs...

Reviewed 29 January 2015 by Bobby
Bobby would recommend the Acer V236HL (Verified Purchase)

I currently have approx. 45 of these monitors. They hold up well in a corp. environment. If you need high end graphics I would recommend purchasing a more expensive monitor but for day to day work... Read more…

Adjustable Viewing Angles
Large Viewing Area
Reliable Performance
Preset colorcontrast settings that actually work. Clear, sharp text. Manual settings look even better
No ghosting in high FPS gaming
Base has nearly no adjustment
Can we please stop with the 2008 fad of aircraft signaling, eye burning blue LED's already
Had this monitor maybe 2 weeks from the time of this review noticed a stuck pixel
Using a YouTube video I find how to get the pixel unstuck using a Micro fabric cloth and lightly rubbing the stuck pixel and it went away not sure if its gonna come back or not
Plug and Play, no issues to report
Reviewed 17 November 2014 by Roger
(Verified Purchase)

Good color and picture...

Reviewed 15 September 2014 by Zach K.
(Verified Purchase)

Pros far outweigh the cons here. Good deal on a great display, was $130 US when I bought it. Built the wife a new box after her laptop started showing some age (10 years!). I will recommend this... Read more…

Reviewed 27 May 2014 by Tom
Tom would recommend the Acer V236HL (Verified Purchase)

Clean looking monitor with a slim profile for a great price. The stand is a little flimsy, but as long as it's sitting on a solid desk and left alone it will do the job...

Reviewed 11 February 2014 by Robert Y.

Very disappointed! Recommend passing over this monitor...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer v236, acer 100m1, acer v236h, acer v236hl, acer 250cd2, acer 1920x1080, acer umvv6aac01, acer umvv6aac02
Barcodes 00887899252044, 00887899252051, 04712196738464, 08878992520446, 08878992520514

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