Light shades of gray appeared white, which in turn made it difficult to distinguish between lighter shades of primary and secondary colors. I didn’t notice any backlight bleeding on this panel, and like most displays with a 5-millisecond black-to-white pixel response, it handled motion quite well during a round of F. A User mode lets you define your own custom settings based on your current lighting environment. The XW comes with a three-year warranty that covers parts, labor, and backlighting. Last year, when I reviewed the Acer AL , I thought the company did a good job of delivering a decent-performing monitor at a very affordable price.

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Acer X221W

I didn’t notice any backlight bleeding on this panel, and like most displays with a 5-millisecond black-to-white pixel response, it handled motion quite well during a round of F. Dark-gray performance was slightly better, but still not up to par. Because of its dismal performance, though, it’s hard to recommend the Acer XW, even for x22w1 users.

But some significant performance flaws make it hard to recommend this monitor to users who work with detailed images or those who require color consistency. A year veteran of PC Magazine’s Labs most recently as Director of OperationsJohn was responsible for the recruitment, training and management of the Labs technical staff, as well as evaluating and maintaining the integrity of the Labs testing machines and procedures.

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Light shades of gray appeared white, which in turn made it difficult to distinguish between lighter shades of primary and secondary colors. Attractive, slim bezel design.

The Best Password Managers of Creating one strong password that you can remember is hard enough; doing The XW’s ultrathin silver bezel and black cabinet will brighten up any desktop; just make sure you can position it for x221 viewing, as the stand has a limited tilt range 5 degrees forward, 15 degrees backward and no other adjustment options. Toll-free tech support is available Monday-Friday between 9 a. Like most inch widescreen displays, the XW has a native resolution of 1,by-1, pixels and contains two video inputs analog and digital.

Last year, when I reviewed the Acer ALI thought the company did a good job of delivering a decent-performing monitor at a very affordable price.

There are better-performing displays out there for around the same money. More From John R.

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The OSD on-screen display menu system is easy to navigate and provides access to settings such as contrast and brightness, focus phase and clock levels, screen position, and color temperature.

When the display is hooked up to an analog signal, one of the buttons invokes x2211w Auto Adjust feature, an analog-only feature that resets the clock, focus, and screen position settings automatically. The XW comes with a three-year warranty that covers parts, labor, and backlighting.

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Tucked away under the lower front bezel are four clearly marked function buttons and the power switch. About the Author John R. I tested the monitor’s grayscale and color performance using images from our DisplayMate www. We review products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page.

This button also lets you access Acer’s eColor Management console, where you can choose one of four preset display modes with optimized settings for Text, Graphics, Movie, x21w Standard viewing. The result was a washed-out picture and none of the color vibrancy that I’ve seen from other high-res panels such as Samsung’s SyncMaster P. EST and from 9 a. A User mode lets you define your own custom settings based on your current lighting environment.

The darkest green and blue color intensities appeared black, and shadow detail on my test photo was also x21w out.

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Acer’s XW is a reasonably priced inch LCD monitor with a high resolution and fast pixel response, but its image quality and grayscale performance are disappointing. Become a fan of PCMag.

Viewing-angle performance was x2221w up to degrees as advertised before color shifting occurred.