Dell UltraSharp 1708FP and 1908FP - 17"/19" LCD Flat Panel Monitors incorporate many advanced features for great performance and ease-of-use. These performance-enhanced flat panel monitors have a...
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DELL is one of the top rated PC monitor manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and DELL also has excellent reviews for its small monitors.
Several people who purchased the product thought it was good looking. Old Mouse said “Seems Pretty Good” but even so scored the product 3 stars. Old Mouse also mentioned “They give a pretty good 5ms response time”.
Good Picture Quality
One DELL 1908FP owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a wide viewing angle.
Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The DELL 1908FP is a five USB Type-A downstream port flatpanel monitor.
Five USB 2.0 Ports
The DELL 1908FP has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the PC screens of this spec and age. Most of the small monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 1908FP only have between one and four USB 2.0 ports, however this PC screen has five USB 2.0 ports.
Very Bright Display Brightness
Across all the LCD screens of this spec and age the display brightness range from 200 cd/m² to 350 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the DELL 1908FP has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to the 1908FP.
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1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), which is typical of many comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to it.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
One person mentioned that it was not thick. Z and wrote “The monitor isn't quite as wide as that” in their DELL 1908FP review.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The DELL 1908FP does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec also do not have a built-in speaker.
Most PC displays of this age and spec are not 3D compatible. The DELL 1908FP is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The DELL 1908FP does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays of this age and type also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The DELL 1908FP is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Flatpanel monitors of this age and spec have weights of between 140g and 5.8kg, and the average weight is 2.8kg. At 5.7 kilograms, the DELL 1908FP is very heavy compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 1908FP.
The heights of small monitors that were released around the same time as the 1908FP range from 67mm to 500mm, and the average height is 300mm. The DELL 1908FP is one of the tallest comparable spec PC monitors that were released one year ago (492.6 millimeters) amongst small monitors of this age.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This small monitor was released over a year ago.
LCD Display Type
The DELL 1908FP has a better display type than most PC displays that have been around for a similar time to it. This PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most PC monitors that were released one year ago have an LED display type.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display to this PC monitor and we think the Samsung LS19E20KBW (£69.97), the Philips 203V5LSB (£70.04), and the HP V201a (£69.97) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on LCD screens that came out more than a year ago.
We compared all the other PC displays that have a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels to this LCD screen and we think the VB178D-J, and the VB178D both from Asus or the Acer V176L (£65.35) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
If the display resolution of this flatpanel monitor is too few for you then you might also want to consider the 200V4QSBR (£71.98) (1920 x 1080), or the 200V4QSB (£72.99) (1920 x 1080) both from Philips or the Viewsonic VA2055SM (£89.83) (1920 x 1080) which also has a higher rating.
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At 410.1 millimeters, the DELL 1908FP has a fairly average width compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for more than a year.
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