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Acer S221HQL

Acer S221HQL
alaScore 87

299 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 299 reviews of Acer S221HQL. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and usability. The design and price are also appreciated.

price, design, usability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Acer S221HQL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Acer S221HQL from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on Opinions about the size and design are overall positive. The usability and price also get good opinions.

price, usability, design, size

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Acer S221HQL 21.5 inch LED TFT Monitor (16:9, 12000000:1, 5ms, 250cd/m2, VGA + DVI (w/HDCP), Black)Acer S221HQL 21.5 inch LED TFT Monitor (16:9, 12000000:1, 5ms, 250cd/m2, VGA + DVI (w/HDCP), Black)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Liam (

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I have wall mounted this monitor above my first monitor, the monitor is very light and looks good. The quality of build is good and the image quality is superb for the price. Table stand is easy to attach and remove and supports the monitor at a good...

None so far

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Terence (

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Clear corner to corner screen image


May, 2013

Consumer review by: Tony (

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Lovely wide screen - high res; colours are vibrant.

Haven't found any yet

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Jacqueline (

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Exactly what I wanted. Haven't had any problems with it.


Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Simon (

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Very well priced

Slightly fuzzy display, I bought 2, they are both the same. No amount of setup fiddling solves it. Still very usable, and I can't really complain for the price.

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Sue (

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This is the 4th monitor that we have purchased.

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Malcolm (

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Quality picture

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: ERNIE (

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Very good quality

Screen could be adjustable so you can tilt it.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Peter (

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Very pleased and lovely clear bright screen

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Lee (

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Cheap Can't go wrong with Acer quality

Seen crisper images but not for this money!

Mar, 2013

Product Specifications


Certification:CE, ISO 13406-2 / CE, TÜV GS, ISO9241-307, MPR II / CE\nTÜV GS\nISO9241-307\nMPR II
Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Black


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Backlight type: / W-LED
Contrast ratio (dynamic):100000000:1 / 10000000:1 / 12000000:1 / Mega Contrast
Display:LCD / LED
Display brightness:200 / 250
Display Diagonal:21.5 / 22
Display Diagonal (metric):21.5
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display scan frequency (horizontal):30 - 80
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:Full HD
Horizontal scan range:30 - 80
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Pixel Pitch:0.00976 x 0.00976
Response Time:5
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p
Vertical scan range:55 - 75
Viewable size, horizontal:18.7
Viewable size, vertical:10.6
Viewing angle, horizontal:170 / 176
Viewing angle, vertical:160 / 176

Energy Management

AC input voltage:110 - 220
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (off):0.46
Power consumption (standby):0.64 / 1
Power consumption (typical):21 / 21.2 / 65


Cable lock slot:Kensington / No
Height adjustment: No
LED Indicators:Power, Stand-by, Yes / Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 15
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100


Built-in camera: No
Built-in speaker(s):N / Y
Built-in speakers:No / Yes
Number of loudspeakers:1
Number of Speakers:1
TV tuner integrated: No

Other Features

Connection to PC:
Display viewable area (HxV):18.7 x 10.6
Display viewable area HxV:18.7 x 10.6

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC / AC, VGA
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Mean time between failures (MTBF):30000

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
DVI-D ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power consumption (off):0.46
Power consumption (standby):0.64
Power consumption (typical):21 / 21.2

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.5 / 5.71 / 6
Height:14.6 / 15
Weight:4.41 / 6.17 / 7
Width:19.9 / 20