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Lenovo LT1421 PC Monitor

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14" 1366 X 768 LCD 335mm Jan 2013
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18 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

Expert review sites love this Lenovo PC screen and have given it three awards.

PC Mag gave this Lenovo PC screen an "Editor's Choice" award and decided it was terrific and it received a Legitreviews.com "Recommended" award. Furthermore, the expert at Pcper.com gave this flatpanel monitor a "Gold" award and thought it was excellent.

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Average Expert Reviews

This small monitor has an average expert rating of 74 out of 100 based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Mag, PC Advisor.co.uk and techreviewsource.com.

User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this Lenovo LCD screen rated this flatpanel monitor as brilliant on average.

Good Size

A few people reckoned that it was thin. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon two years ago “Monitor is super light and very thin and fits into next to my laptop in the case with no effort” in their review of the Lenovo LT1421. Kindle Customer wrote on Amazon “Slim and well protected” in their Lenovo LT1421 review. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their review of the Lenovo LT1421 on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “The Lenovo ThinkVision LT1421 portable USB-powered monitor makes for a great addition to your travel bag with its slim profile, included cover”.

Four Lenovo LT1421 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Caroline Heppenstall scored the product very highly and she said in her review of the Lenovo LT1421 on Amazon “An easy way to present without having to carry heavy equipment or having everyone huddled round a lap top - makes life easy”. Malcolm Laurie mentioned “Not ideal for heavy graphic work”. Malcolm Laurie also wrote “Will be taking this everywhere I go now, its not heavy, its the same size as the laptop I'm using”.

One Lenovo LT1421 reviewer who bought it thought it was easy to carry around. Expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned in their Lenovo LT1421 review “It's light and easy to carry”. One Lenovo LT1421 owner reckoned that the product was thick. S. M. Hutchinson mentioned on Amazon “If a suitable thick book is handy I put it under the stand to raise it to the same level as the laptop display”.

One Lenovo LT1421 reviewer considered that it was lightweight. Mr Michael Ducker mentioned two years ago “I found it very compact, lightweight and portable”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Lenovo LT1421 was compact. Andrew Jones said “Took it abroad as its fantastically compact” in his Lenovo LT1421 review.

One Lenovo LT1421 owner who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was a good depth. R. M. Leith mentioned on Amazon “It lost a star because it is not very high resolution and has limited colour depth”.

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Easy to Use

A number of Lenovo LT1421 owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. A. Elliott mentioned in their review of the Lenovo LT1421 on Amazon “Very handy addition for working from home” and scored the product 5 stars. Amazon Customer wrote “At the back there is a control for adjusting the brightness” and scored it very highly. Jeremy Squibb mentioned in his review “Easy to use” and gave the Lenovo LT1421 an excellent rating.

Some Lenovo LT1421 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to setup. A. Elliott gave it a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Easy to setup and after that it's plug”. Jeremy Squibb said on Amazon “Simple to set up”. Nibs333 mentioned “De for 40 quid cheaper(125 euros), have to say absolutely brilliant, setting up was a breeze” .

One Lenovo LT1421 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor performed as expected. Zlatka said “Does exactly what it says on the tin” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Robust

Four Lenovo LT1421 reviewers considered that it was strong and durable. Anders Rask wrote in their review on Amazon “Very sturdy with a superb adjustable foot on the back” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Benthorner said in their Lenovo LT1421 review two years ago “The result is a very sturdy protective layer, which means I can pack the monitor away for travelling”. Mr Michael Ducker mentioned on Amazon “The case is robust enough to prevent any damage from the normal bumps” in his review and scored the product very highly.

A number of customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made. Kindle Customer said on Amazon “When not in use there is a metal cover that slides over the face of the screen - very solid protection”. Mark mentioned three years ago “The screen itself is well made and matches my Lenovo T420 perfectly (both the laptop” in his review of the Lenovo LT1421.

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Good Connectivity

A few Lenovo LT1421 owners said in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. Amazon Customer gave the product an excellent review score and said “The monitor connects via a USB connector and it takes 3 minutes to install the drivers” in their review of this PC monitor. Deva wrote in their review on Amazon “Small and slim and only USB powered so its easy to carry around with you”. Inforesight mentioned on Amazon “A missed opportunity to secure and protect the USB cable in transit”.

One Lenovo LT1421 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Kindle Customer mentioned “Connectivity is simple plug and play USB cable; setup was very straightforward in Windows 7 - no need to install drivers manually this was all managed by Windows Device Manager” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Nice Design

A few Lenovo LT1421 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was neat. Mark wrote in his Lenovo LT1421 review on Amazon three years ago “The screen are exactly the same size and fit neatly into my laptop bag.)Not having to use an external power supply for the screen is also a bonus”. In the same month Mr. T. Kerwin scored this PC monitor 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Lenovo LT1421 “It slips neatly into my bag next to my laptop”. Expert review site Itproportal.com said “Light enough to take with you on the road, this neat little display offers good color” in their review.

Two Lenovo LT1421 reviewers reckoned that the Lenovo LT1421 was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned “Well this monitor does the job beautifully”. Big Jeff mentioned in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “How can he possibly resist the maddening urge to eradicate history at the mere push of a single button? The beautiful, shiny button?” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

One Lenovo LT1421 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “On the bottom edge the monitor has wee rubber feet as well so the monitor stands securely on smooth surfaces”.

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Reasonably Priced

Some Lenovo LT1421 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Ak05 mentioned “This would be a massive deal breaker if you intend to use the monitor as a display that needs proper colour calibration” in their review of the Lenovo LT1421. Inforesight mentioned in their Lenovo LT1421 review “The supplied cable is also rather long, so the short cable I bought (very cheaply) is much lighter”.

Several Lenovo LT1421 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was good value for money. Two years ago Antoniol rated it 4 stars and mentioned “For the price, I think it was a good buy” in their review. Also two years ago Tom Worthy mentioned “Overall good value in my opinion”.

One customer who purchased this PC monitor thought it was cheap. Expert website Artiss.co.uk mentioned “It's not too expensive and has a better screen than the majority of the competition” in their review of the Lenovo LT1421.

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Good Product Quality

Six customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said on Amazon four years ago “Light, good quality picture, works with other external monitors” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “Great sturdy quality, yet super light”. Malcolm Laurie mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon two years ago “Quality is perfectly good too”.

Good Environmental Credentials

One Lenovo LT1421 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was good in terms of power usage.

Good Support

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who bought it said that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago Mr. David Sadowski scored the product 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “With correct colours” in his review of the Lenovo LT1421. One person who purchased the Lenovo LT1421 considered that it had good picture quality. Miguel wrote in his review of the Lenovo LT1421 two years ago “However I was expecting a much better image quality” .

Lenovo PC Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 214 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo PC displays and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its small monitors range.

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Short

At only 217.9 millimeters, the Lenovo LT1421 is fairly short compared to most of the other small monitors that were launched around the same time as the LT1421. The heights of small monitors that came out around the same time as the LT1421 range from 5mm to 560mm, and the average height is 310mm.

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Light

Across all the PC monitors that came out around the same time as the LT1421 the weights range from 2.9g to 19kg. When compared to other similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago, the weight of the Lenovo LT1421 of only 1 kilogram is one of the lightest.

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Narrow

The Lenovo LT1421 is fairly narrow (only 335 millimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been around for a similar time to the LT1421. The narrowest similar spec flatpanel monitor that was launched around the same time as the LT1421 is 100mm wide and the widest is 640mm.

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Shallow

Comparable spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago have depths of between 2.7mm and 460mm, and the average depth is 96mm. At only 21.5 millimeters, the Lenovo LT1421 is very shallow compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the LT1421.

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16 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the LT1421, the Lenovo LT1421 does not have a built-in speaker.

Other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the DELL P2014H[plb_1740080_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Most small monitors that were launched around the same time as the LT1421 are not 3D compatible. The Lenovo LT1421 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other small monitors that have been around for around the same time as the LT1421, the Lenovo LT1421 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Lenovo LT1421 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Lenovo LT1421 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels PC screen, which is the most common display resolution. Across all PC screens of this type and age the display resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The viewable heights of PC displays of a comparable age and type to the LT1421 range from 110mm to 440mm. At only 174.3 millimeters, the Lenovo LT1421 has a fairly small viewable height compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the LT1421.

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Quite Few Display Colour Count

The Lenovo LT1421 has a very few display colour count (only 0.262 million) compared to most of the other PC displays that were launched around the same time as the LT1421. The least display colour count of PC displays that were released around the same time as the LT1421 is 0.065M and the most is 1,100M.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the LT1421 range from 8.9cm to 440cm. When compared to other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the LT1421, the Lenovo LT1421's display diagonal of only 35.6 centimeters is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

The Lenovo LT1421 has one of the smaller viewable widths (only 310 millimeters) amongst small monitors of this age. The viewable widths of small monitors that were launched around the same time as the LT1421 range from 190mm to 520mm.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the LT1421 have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 140°. When compared to other small monitors that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo LT1421's vertical viewing angle of only 50 degrees is one of the narrowest.

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Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors of this age and spec have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 90 degrees, the Lenovo LT1421 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo LT1421 has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The dimmest display brightness of similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years is 180 cd/m² and the brightest is 450 cd/m².

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Quite Small Viewable Size Diagonal

Across all the flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the LT1421 the viewable size diagonals range from 220mm to 500mm. The Lenovo LT1421 has a fairly small viewable size diagonal (only 355.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo LT1421 is a one USB 2.0 port PC display.

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Only Has One Cable Included

The Lenovo LT1421 has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found cable included is VGA, but this cable included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included USB are also found on this Lenovo PC display.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the Lenovo LT1421 has one of the slower response times amongst small monitors of this age. The fastest response time of small monitors that are a similar age to the LT1421 is 2ms, the slowest is 44ms, and the average response time is 6.3ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo LT1421

Released Over Four Years Ago

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

LCD Display Type

The Lenovo LT1421 has a better display type than most PC screens of a comparable type and age to it. This Lenovo PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most small monitors that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.

If you want a PC monitor with a better display type then you might also want to consider the Asus MB168[plb_1609101_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
HD Type
HDCP
Viewable Size Diagonal
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certificate
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Manual Included
Other Features
Placement

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(20)
8 June 2012

Enter the Lenovo ThinkVision LT1421, a portable 14-inch monitor driven and powered by your laptop's USB port. Light enough to take with you on the road, this neat little display offers good color... Read more…

1 June 2012

For all of the above reasons, Lenovo's ThinkVision LT1421 is a favorite of ours. This monitor has the pro of being extra portable. Images are amazing and they are achieved over a USB bus...

29 May 2012

After a new monitor? We help you pick the best display with our Best Monitors roundup . If you want to optimise productivity, one of the best ways to do it is to get a second monitor. Whether... Read more…

You know you really take multiple displays for granted when you don?t have them anymore. This always happens to me when I travel, and makes adjusting to a single display much harder. Lenovo...

4 May 2012

An excellent way to extend your laptop screen. It's not too expensive and has a better screen than the majority of the competition. Combine that with the Lenovo quality and this is an excellent...

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User Reviews

(49)
Reviewed 9 June 2012 by Mark S.
(Verified Purchase)

Get a 12 inch right angle mini usb cable so you can leave it connected while in your bag...

Reviewed 17 July 2014 by John O.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought one and was happy enough that I bought another for my wife...

Reviewed 3 July 2014 by Levi D.
(Verified Purchase)

I'm torn on buying another one if i can't get this one fixed. Having multiple monitors for my LT is really nice, but unreliable products give me the sad face :(...

Reviewed 13 June 2013 by Dan S.
(Verified Purchase)

It's no mac screen but it does the trick. Just need an extra screen because I'm a developer who works remote daily... this does the trick...

Reviewed 20 March 2013 by Brian F.
(Verified Purchase)

Anyone who works in multiple windows on a laptop could use a second monitor. There are many out there, but Lenovo beats out the competitors in price and monitor quality...

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo t52, lenovo t52d, lenovo t52de, lenovo t52dee, lenovo t52deeu, lenovo 200cdm2, lenovo 1368x768
Barcodes 00886605943153

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