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Hanns.G Has Good LCD Screen Reviews
On average Hanns.G small monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC screens manufactured by Hanns.G.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitors was good value for money. Two years ago Olly mentioned on Amazon “Clear, sound from the speakers is good, price was very reasonable” in their review of this PC monitors.
Recent Price Drop of £3.98
In the last 23 days the HP205 has dropped in price by £3.98.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to it.
We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the AOC e966Swn, the Hanns.G HP195 (£75.75), and the LG 20M35 which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Hanns.G HP205 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other small monitors that came out around the same time as the HP205 do not have a built-in speaker.
Other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Edge10 EF185a (£79.99), the Hannspree HP205DJB (£77.95), or the Fujitsu L19T-4 (£78.82).
1600 X 900 Graphics Resolution
The Hanns.G HP205 has a maximum resolution of 1600 x 900. That's 13% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA). Across all small monitors that have been around for more than two years the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 to 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).
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1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on small monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 49.53 centimeters, the Hanns.G HP205 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other small monitors that have been around for more than two years. Small monitors that are a similar age to the HP205 have screen sizes of between 8.9cm and 52cm, and the average display diagonal is 47cm.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC screens of this type and age, the Hanns.G HP205 does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the HP 688736-001 which also has a higher rating.
Not 3D Compatible
The Hanns.G HP205 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the HP205 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the HP205, the Hanns.G HP205 does not have an integrated card reader.
Other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the Samsung LS20C300 which also has a higher Rating.
Quite Low RMS Rated Audio Power
Small monitors that came out more than two years ago have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 10W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the Hanns.G HP205 has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago.
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Average Running Costs
Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the HP205 will cost £36 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 266 PC screens that were released more than two years ago.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This small monitor was released over two years ago.
8000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the Hanns.G HP205 is 8000000:1. That's 60% less contrast ratio than a 20000000:1 PC display, which is the most common contrast ratio.
We compared all the other LCD screens that have an 8000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio to this PC display and we think the HP196AGB (£88.50), and the HL205 (£67.60) both from Hanns.G or the DELL E2014 (£64.99) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
If you are looking for a PC monitor with a higher contrast ratio then you might want to consider the Philips 200V4 (£92.68) (10000000:1), the Viewsonic VA1912 (£87.86) (10000000:1), or the Acer G195HQ (10000000:1) which is also higher rated.
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