People who bought this HP flatpanel monitor rated this LCD screen as fantastic on average. Most LA2205wg owners think it is one of the very best medium screen size LCD screens that have been around for more than a year.
Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitors was well made. Cnet.com.au mentioned on expert review site CNET.com.au “A stand that offers more than the usual fare, HP's latest foray in the 22-inch widescreen market is attractive and feels well-built”. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “Its flexible stand, glare-resistant screen and solid performance”.
Several people who reviewed it agreed that it was strong and durable. Darren mentioned on Amazon “Very sturdy, great quality & even better with a DVI cable rather than VGA, definitely recommend this monitor” in his HP LA2205wg review. expert review site Cnet.com.au wrote in their review “Is perfect for users looking for a budget, widescreen solution that is both versatile and sturdy”.
Good Product Quality
One customer who purchased this PC monitors concluded that it was good quality. Darren wrote on Amazon “Very sturdy, great quality & even better with a DVI cable rather than VGA, definitely recommend this monitor” in his HP LA2205wg review.
One HP LA2205wg reviewer who purchased it thought it was good value for money. Mr. John D. Bowley wrote “VGA or DVD D input options coupled with great adjustability have made this an excellent buy at the price that I paid [refurbished” in his review of the HP LA2205wg.
One HP LA2205wg owner who reviewed it thought it was a good weight. Cnet.com.au wrote on CNET.com.au seven years ago “Despite a few build and design issues, HP's latest 22-inch monitor punches above its weight and is perfect for users looking for a budget, widescreen solution that is both versatile” in their review of this PC monitors.
HP Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens
PC screens produced by HP generally have good ratings.
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The widths of PC monitors of a similar age and type to the LA2205wg range from 510mm to 780mm. With a width of only 511 millimeters, the HP LA2205wg is one of the narrower PC screens of this age and type amongst PC screens of this age.
Not Supported HD Type
This PC monitor has a Not supported HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as it.
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One person who reviewed it considered that it was not a good design. Expert review site Cnet.com.au wrote “Despite a few build and design issues, HP's latest 22-inch monitor punches above its weight” but scored the product 75 out of 100.
Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution
The HP LA2205wg has a maximum display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 8% less display resolution than a 1600 x 1200 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all PC displays of this type and age the display resolution ranges from 1280 x 1024 pixels (worst) to 2560 x 1600 pixels (best).
Only LCD Display Type
The LA2205wg has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
An LCD display type is in fact the worst display type across all LCD screens that came out more than a year ago.
An LED display type is the best display type across similar types of PC screen.
Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The LA2205wg has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the LA2205wg the horizontal viewing angles range from 160° to 180°.
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Very Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the LA2205wg has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. Flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago have vertical viewing angles of between 160° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
The depths of PC displays of this type and age range from 37mm to 62mm, and the average depth is 48mm. When compared to other flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the LA2205wg that we have checked, the LA2205wg's depth of 62 millimeters is one of the deepest.
The weights of PC displays of this age and spec range from 4.7kg to 6.8kg, and the average weight is 5.4kg. When compared to other PC monitors of this age and type, the weight of the LA2205wg of 6.8 kilograms is one of the heaviest.
Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port
The LA2205wg is a one VGA (D-Sub) port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC displays that were released around the same time as the LA2205wg have one VGA (D-Sub) port.
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Average Running Costs
Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the LA2205wg is £47, which is typical compared to the other LCD screens that were released more than a year ago.
Released Over a Year Ago
This medium screen size PC monitor was released over a year ago.
3000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This PC display has a 3000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on PC screens that are a similar age to it.
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1680 x 1050
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640 x 480 (VGA), 720 x 400, 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 960, 1440 x 900, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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