• Display Size: 19.5-inch IPS LED
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Connectivity: DVI-D, D-Sub
  • Refresh Rate:
  • Touch: No
  • Viewing Angle: 178 degrees
  • Pros:
  • Cheap
  • User Friendly
  • Cons:
  • No HDMI

An Affordable Monitor

Not everyone can afford premium quality displays, but when it comes to AOC monitors, they make it easily accessible for the consumers, and the same is true for the AOC M2060SWD.
After unpacking this monitor from the box, assembling the monitor is a one step process, as all you need to do is snap in the stand and you are ready to go. This device has DVI-D outputs, but surprisingly, it does not have a HDMI output which means you won’t be getting those ultra-clear HD videos to portray their full beauty on this monitor, which is a let-down.


AOC monitors are designed with consumers in mind and as such, they are also made to be environmentally friendly, and as such it has features such as a Hg Free LED panel which means that this display unit does not contain any mercury thus eliminating any chance of poisonous waste. This monitor also comes with a bundled software which allows users to split the PC workspace into four self-contained spaces for easier viewing. It also comes with a power timer to help you save energy by setting a timer that automatically turns off the monitor when you are not using the display after a period of time.

While this monitor does not have a HDMI output, watching movies at 720p gives off a satisfactory performance. Gaming on this display might be stretching things too far but when it comes to movies and videos, this monitor lives up to its purpose. Additionally, it also has a wide viewing angle which is perfect if you have a friend who wants to sit next to you to watch your videos.

CHIP CONCLUDE: Overall, the AOC M2060SWD is a cheap and affordable monitor that is perfect for office or home use.  If you are shopping around for a conventional monitor that goes easy on the environment, you should give this monitor a look.

(previously published in issue July 2015)