HP EliteDisplay S140u 14" Black - PC flat panels (1600 x 900 pixels, LED, TN, 720 x 400, 1600 x 900, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 640 x 480 (VGA), 8, 400:1, 262144 colours)
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9 Reasons For
Running Costs Are Very Low
The EliteDisplay S140u is in the cheapest 5% of all 61 PC screens of a comparable age and type that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the EliteDisplay S140u will cost only £10 over 5 years to run.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.
We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think the Viewsonic VA2055SM (£90.18), and the Samsung S19C200 which has a better Rating; or the Philips 200V4QSB (£72.99) which is cheaper are also worth considering.
HP Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays
HP small monitors have good reviews on average and across all flatpanel monitors HP is one of the better rated manufacturers.
1440 X 900 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the EliteDisplay S140u is 1440 x 900. That's 1% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA). Small monitors that have been on the market for more than a year graphics resolutions range from 720 x 400 to 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).
The EliteDisplay S140u is one of the shorter PC monitors that were launched more than a year ago (only 217.1 millimeters) amongst small monitors of this age. The shortest small monitor that was released more than a year ago is 67mm tall, the tallest is 500mm, and the average height is 300mm.
At only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteDisplay S140u is quite light compared to most of the other PC screens that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the PC screens of this type and age the weights range from 140g to 5.8kg, and the average weight is 2.8kg.
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The EliteDisplay S140u is one of the narrower similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteDisplay S140u (only 345.8 millimeters) amongst small monitors of this age. PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the EliteDisplay S140u have widths of between 100mm and 480mm, and the average width is 430mm.
If you would consider a PC display with a wider width then you might want to look at the HP EliteDisplay E190i (£177.90) (417mm and cheaper).
Very Low Maximum Power Consumption
Across all the LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the EliteDisplay S140u the maximum power consumptions range from 7W to 65W, and the average maximum power consumption is 27W. At only 7 Watts, the HP EliteDisplay S140u has a quite low maximum power consumption compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteDisplay S140u.
The depths of PC displays of this age and spec range from 2.7mm to 380mm. With a depth of only 13.5 millimeters, the HP EliteDisplay S140u is fairly shallow compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the EliteDisplay S140u.
14 Reasons Against
Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port
The HP EliteDisplay S140u is a one USB Type-A downstream port LCD screen.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a built-in speaker. The HP EliteDisplay S140u is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.
Most similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the EliteDisplay S140u do not have a built-in camera. The HP EliteDisplay S140u is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most small monitors that were released around the same time as the EliteDisplay S140u do not have an integrated card reader. The EliteDisplay S140u is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Not 3D Compatible
The EliteDisplay S140u is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteDisplay S140u are also not 3D compatible.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
At only 35.56 centimeters, the EliteDisplay S140u has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and type. The screen sizes of PC displays of a similar age and type to the EliteDisplay S140u range from 11cm to 490cm, and the average display diagonal is 55cm.
Quite Few Display Colour Count
Similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago have display colour counts of between 0.26M and 17M. When compared to other small monitors that are a comparable age to the EliteDisplay S140u that we have checked the display colour count of, the HP EliteDisplay S140u's display colour count of only 0.262144 million is one of the least.
Very Small Viewable Height
The EliteDisplay S140u has a quite small viewable height (only 174.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. Flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago have viewable heights of between 170mm and 310mm.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
Small monitors that have been around for around the same time as the EliteDisplay S140u have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°. At only 50 degrees, the HP EliteDisplay S140u has a very narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the EliteDisplay S140u.
Very Small Viewable Width
The EliteDisplay S140u has a fairly small viewable width (only 309.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the EliteDisplay S140u. The viewable widths of small monitors that are a comparable age to the EliteDisplay S140u range from 300mm to 450mm, and the average viewable width is 400mm.
Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The EliteDisplay S140u has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 90 degrees) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC screens of a comparable type and age to the EliteDisplay S140u is 90°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 150°.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The average display brightness of small monitors that are a comparable age to the EliteDisplay S140u is 240 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the EliteDisplay S140u's display brightness is one of the dimmest amongst small monitors that were released one year ago.
Only 400:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The HP EliteDisplay S140u has a maximum typical contrast ratio of 400:1. That's 43% less typical contrast ratio than a 700:1 PC display, which is the most common typical contrast ratio. Across all PC screens of this age and spec the best typical contrast ratio is 10000:1 and the worst is 200:1.
Fairly Slow Response Time
With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the HP EliteDisplay S140u has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago. Across all the small monitors that were launched around the same time as the EliteDisplay S140u the response times range from 5ms to 30ms, and the average response time is 7.6ms.
1 Other reason to consider the HP EliteDisplay S140u
Released Over a Year Ago
HP released the EliteDisplay S140u over a year ago.
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