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HP WS230AA

HP WS230AA PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 1000000:1 LCD Dec 2012
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HP LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Medium monitors manufactured by HP have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on LCD screens of a similar type and age to it.

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Light

The weights of LCD screens that came out around the same time as the WS230AA range from 3g to 39kg. With a weight of only 2.9 kilograms, the HP WS230AA is one of the lighter medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the WS230AA amongst medium monitors of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The WS230AA does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the WS230AA also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

The WS230AA is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the AOC d2757Ph, or the Asus VG236 (£349.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The WS230AA does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC screens that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The WS230AA does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens of this age and spec also do not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the U2413 (£279.00), or the U2713H (£349.00) both from DELL or the Acer DA220 (£373.92) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The viewable heights of medium monitors that have been available for more than two years range from 28mm to 630mm. At only 269.2 millimeters, the WS230AA has a quite small viewable height compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the WS230AA.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the HP WS230AA has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst similar spec PC displays of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP WS230AA

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the WS230AA will cost £61 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC displays of a comparable type and age.

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market for over four years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on LCD screens of this spec and age.

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LCD Display Type

The WS230AA has a better display type than most flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago. This LCD screen has an LCD display type, whereas most PC monitors of this age and spec have an LED display type.

There are a number of alternative PC screens that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the Planar PLL2210W, or the Eizo ColorEdge CX270 which has better reviews.

If the display type of this medium monitor is too bad for you then you might want to consider the AOC e2250Swdnk (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Width

At 525.5 millimeters, the HP WS230AA has a fairly average width compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
HD Type
HDCP
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
On Screen Menu Display
LED Indicator
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £48.07
Electricity cost when on standby £12.18
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Total running cost over 5 years £60.25
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ws230a, ws230aa

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