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Average User Reviews
On average, based on 9 user reviews the average user rating of this small monitor is 73%.
Some customers said that it was good value for money. Nik said “Nice screens at a nice price” in their Hanns.G HL205 review. Nik also said “Two minor niggles which, together, cost a star”. Also in October last year T. Needham mentioned “Such great image quality, quick postage and for the price it couldn't be better”.
Good Product Quality
One person who reviewed the product wrote that it was good quality.
Good Picture Quality
One customer mentioned that the Hanns.G HL205 had good picture quality.
One Hanns.G HL205 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it was neat. Bluefromnowhere mentioned two years ago “Tidy little monitor”.
One person who purchased it reckoned that it was compact. Bluefromnowhere said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Needed a fairly compact monitor for gaming” although they only rated it 3 stars.
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LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it.
We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think the HP W1972a[plb_1398440_price], the Hanns.G HE195[plb_1728407_price], and the Acer V196HQL[plb_3049274_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Hanns.G HL205 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other small monitors that have been available for more than two years which do not have a built-in speaker.
It may also be worth considering one of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Hanns.G HP195[plb_2063203_price], the AOC E950[plb_1947791_price], or the DELL P1913[plb_1454275_price].
We checked 110 user and expert reviews for Hanns.G flatpanel monitors and found that on average Hanns.G has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Hanns.G has good reviews specifically within its small monitors range.
1600 X 900 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the Hanns.G HL205 is 1600 x 900. That's 13% more resolution than a 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all LCD screens of this spec and age the best resolution is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) and the worst is 640 x 350.
Has Three Cables Included
The Hanns.G HL205 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens that are a similar age to it. This PC screen has a VGA cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on small monitors that were released more than two years ago. The cables included "AC" and "Audio (3.5mm)" are also found on this LCD screen.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
Flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the HL205 have screen sizes of between 8.9cm and 440cm. When compared to other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the HL205 that we have assessed the display diagonal of, the Hanns.G HL205's display diagonal of 49.53 centimeters is one of the biggest.
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One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Bluefromnowhere mentioned in their Hanns.G HL205 review on Amazon “Importantly for gamers (PS3 in this case) there is no HDMI input”.
Price Has Increased by £6.98
The HL205 has increased in price by £6.98 in the last 59 days.
Not 3D Compatible
The Hanns.G HL205 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to the HL205 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Hanns.G HL205 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the HL205 also do not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other small monitors that were launched more than two years ago, the Hanns.G HL205 does not have an integrated card reader.
Quite High Power Consumption When Off
At 0.5 Watts, the Hanns.G HL205 has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the HL205. The average power consumption when off of flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the HL205 is 0.52W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.1W to 5W.
1 Other reason to consider the Hanns.G HL205
Released Over Three Years Ago
This PC monitor has been on the market for over three years.
Needed a fairly compact monitor for gaming and now that I've got it working it's just about what I needed. However, there are only two inputs for video (DVI and VGA). Importantly for gamers (PS3... Read more…