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Edge10 EF185A

66

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Edge10 EF185A

£79.99
Edge10 EF185a
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A good spec and very economical to run 18.5" PC monitor, but representing only moderate value for money
18.5" 1366 X 768 Pixels 10000:1 No Aug 2012
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Edge10 EF185a Review

With low running costs, we have ranked the Edge10 EF185a number 310 in small monitors.
61
Value for Money
Good
63
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution

Edge10 EF185a In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 95% of PC monitors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £79.99 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The EF185a is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the EF185a is £54.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Edge10 released the EF185a in August 2012.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the flatpanel monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Edge10 EF185a of only 18.5" is in the smallest 5% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The Edge10 EF185a has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all LCD screens ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Edge10 EF185a of 5ms is relatively standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 60% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Edge10 EF185a has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Edge10 EF185a of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 33% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Edge10 EF185a's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is in the narrowest 34% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Edge10 EF185a of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 26% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ef185a

Barcodes:

04712302921216

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