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HP Compaq LA1956

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HP Compaq LA1956

£90.00
HP Compaq LA1956
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An economical to run and good spec 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution PC monitor, with one of the biggest display diagonals available but representing only average value for money
48.3" 1280 X 1024 Pixels 1000000:1 No Dec 2012
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New HP Compaq LA1956x 19" Computer Monitor (A9S75AT) (Brand new, unopened) - on
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HP Compaq LA1956 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the HP Compaq LA1956 number 30 in large monitors.
64
Value for Money
Good
74
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £72 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 LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Overview
Maximize productivity with a smart business monitor for the workplace with the reliable, performance-driven, fully loaded design of the HP compaq la1956x 48,3 cm (19") diagonal LED backlit monitor. features
Absolute business performance •
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle

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HP Compaq LA1956 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 2,138 expert and user reviews (including 726 verified purchases) for HP PC displays and found that on average HP has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 82% of those that bought a HP flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 91% of PC monitors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £90.00 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the HP Compaq LA1956 and the United Kingdom price of £90.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $249.99 (£344.06).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the Compaq LA1956 is £72, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This PC screen was released in December 2012.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Compaq LA1956 of 48.3" is very big compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 99% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. PC monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Compaq LA1956 is 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors 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 Compaq LA1956 of 5ms is fairly typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is slower than 49% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The HP Compaq LA1956's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 34% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of PC monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Compaq LA1956 of only 160° is narrower than 75% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Compaq LA1956 of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the highest 30% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Compaq LA1956 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

a9s75aaaby, a9s75ataby, la1956x

Barcodes:

00886112578954, 00886112579005, 00886112579067, 00886112579074, 00886112579081, 00886112579098, 00886112579104, 00886112579111, 00886112579128, 00886112579173, 00886112579180, 00886112579197, 00886112579203, 00886112579210, 00887111474971, 00887111475046, 05052916609025, 08861125789544, 08861125791738

HP Compaq LA1956

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