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HP Compaq LA1905wg

65

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HP Compaq LA1905wg

£80.99
HP Compaq LA1905wg
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A good spec but 5 year old 19" flatpanel monitor, with moderate running costs but representing only average value for money
19" 1440 X 900 Pixels 3000:1 No Dec 2012
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Used - HP COMPAQ LA1905WG 19" WIDESCREEN LCD MONITOR WITH STAND TESTED WORKING - M83 (Used)
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Used - HP Compaq LA1905WG 19" Widescreen LCD Monitor PC Computer WITH VGA & Power Cable (Used)
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Used - HP LA1905WG 19" LCD/TFT FLAT PANEL MONITOR P/N 519147-001 (Used)
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HP Compaq LA1905wg Review

With low running costs, we have ranked the HP Compaq LA1905wg number 376 in small monitors and number 527 in best selling monitors.
60
Value for Money
Good
62
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

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 LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Advanced features: experience 3000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, sharp resolutions to 1440 x 900 and enhanced connectivity from VGA and HDCP compliant DVI inputs, displayport and integrated USB
Kind to the environment: the HP compaq la1905wg is ENERGY STAR qualified, has an EPEAT rating of gold, is TCO 5.0 certified, contains packaging that uses materials with a lower environmental impact and includes a low power panel
Endless options: HP offers a variety of optional products (each sold separately) to help you maximize your monitor investment, including an HP quick release, an HP speaker bar and an HP USB graphics adapter
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1440 x 900 pixels resolution

HP Compaq LA1905wg In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

HP Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 2,138 expert and user reviews (including 726 verified purchases), HP has very good reviews for its PC monitors. 82% of those that bought a HP PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 94% of PC monitors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £80.99 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the HP Compaq LA1905wg and the United Kingdom price of £80.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $69.99 (£97.25).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the Compaq LA1905wg is £77, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

HP released the Compaq LA1905wg in December 2012.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The HP Compaq LA1905wg's display diagonal of only 19" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 90% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1440 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The Compaq LA1905wg has a maximum display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 38% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all LCD screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The Compaq LA1905wg's response time of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other PC monitors. It is slower than 34% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Compaq LA1905wg's horizontal viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the narrowest 10% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC screens, the Compaq LA1905wg does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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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 vertical viewing angle of the Compaq LA1905wg of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 70% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Compaq LA1905wg's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 36% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp nm360a8rfbrefurbished, hp nm360atrfbrefurbished, hp la1905wg, hp 1440x900, hp nm360aa

Barcodes:

00787322327267, 00884420768029, 04056572512164, 04056572534470, 04056572534487, 05052461477247, 05052584211247, 05052584211513, 05397063052103, 05712505891612, 07427450091052

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