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Acer V196L

Acer V196L
alaScore 89

27 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Acer V196L. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good opinions, whereas there are some critical views about the price.

usability, design, size, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Acer V196L is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Acer V196L from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on Reviewers are impressed by the design.


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Mar, 2018

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Excellent Monitor


Have purchased several of these for work and had them for a year or more. No issues whatsoever out of any of them


Jul, 2015

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Freezes - Must be hard reset often.


Have purchased several of these for work and had them for a year or more. No issues whatsoever out of any of them


Jul, 2015

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The Best


Picture quality, low power dissipation, reliability

Long boot-up time, cost

Apr, 2015

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Whines like a spoild child


Picture quality, low power dissipation, reliability

Long boot-up time, cost

Apr, 2015

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not what it said it was


monitor seems to have a good picture

It was advertised as height adjustable ; Flexible: Find the working angle that's perfect for you with a monitor that tilts, swivels, pivots and can be adjusted for height ; This was one of the major factors in my choosing this monitor. When i set it up...

Feb, 2015

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Quick service


I ordered my new monitor shortly after noon and had a shipment notification by the end of the day. Great Service


Jun, 2014

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Good monitor


I prefer the 4 X 5 format monitors because they save space on my desk. The Acer monitors that I own have been very reliable over the past 4 years. I now have 5 total all in service with no problems.

Feb, 2016

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Just the facts, ma'am


I decided I preferred the more square design in a monitor, which this is, but the measurements given are incorrect. The outside is 13 x 16, but the diagonal is 19" as stated. Instructions for assembly are inadequate but easy to figure out. I would buy...

Feb, 2015

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Good monitor if you don't want a widescreen.


The product itself has been very good for only having it for about a week. Thus the 4 star overall rating. However, this is not a widescren monitor and I don't want to go through an exchange because I already have enough downtime. So this one will do....

Oct, 2014

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I need a square monitor to fit my computer cabinet. This worked great. The base is not as rigged as I would of liked so I made my own. Colors and sharpness are great.

Sep, 2014

Product Specifications


Certification:CE, TÜV GS, ISO9241-307, TCO6.0 / TCO 6.0
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold


Color of product:Black / White
Feet color:Black
Feet colour:Black / White


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 5:4
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000000:1 / 100000000:1
Display:LCD / LED
Display brightness:200 / 250
Display Diagonal:19
Display Diagonal (metric):18.9 / 19
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colors / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024
Display scan frequency (horizontal):30 - 80
Display Technology:IPS / TN+Film
HD type:Full HD / HD / Not supported
HDCP:No / Yes
Horizontal scan range:30 - 80
Native Aspect Ratio:5:4
Pixel Pitch:0.0116 x 0.0116
Product type:PC monitor
Response Time:5 / 6
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
Vertical scan range:55 - 75
Viewable size, horizontal:14.8
Viewable size, vertical:11.9
Viewing angle, horizontal:170
Viewing angle, vertical:160

Energy Management

AC input voltage:110 - 220
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (off):0.35
Power consumption (standby):0.45
Power consumption (typical):15.8


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Height adjustment:N / No
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off switch: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes
Swivelling: No
Tilt adjustment:Y / Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 25
Tilt angle range:-5 - 25
VESA mounting:N / Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100


Built-in camera:N / No
Built-in speaker(s):N / Y
Built-in speakers:No / Yes
TV tuner integrated:N / No


Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Power cord included: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, DVI, VGA / AC, VGA / VGA
Stand included: Yes


AMD FreeSync:N

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Built-in USB hub:N
DVI port:No / Yes
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (off):0.35
Power consumption (standby):0.45
Power consumption (typical):15.8

Thin Client

Thin client installed:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2 / 2.05 / 8.15
Depth (with stand):7.52 / 8 / 8.15
Height:13 / 13.3 / 16.1
Height (with stand):16 / 16.1 / 16.6 / 16.7
Weight:5.86 / 5.95 / 7
Weight with stand:6.72 / 6.83 / 7
Width (with stand):16