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HP CQ1859s

64

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HP CQ1859s

£154.48
HP CQ1859s
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A classic but 5 year old 18.5" PC monitor, with average running costs but representing only moderate value for money
18.5" 1280 X 720 Pixels No 5ms Dec 2012
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HP CQ1859s Review

With very good reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the HP CQ1859s number 431 in small monitors.
79
Reviews
1 Review
54
Value for Money
Average
60
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
64
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 73%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
It has running costs of £82 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 flatpanel monitors.
This HP PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Only 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

HP CQ1859s In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This HP LCD screen received an expert rating of 73 out of 100 from hardwarecentral.com.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 2,138 expert and user reviews (including 726 verified purchases) for HP flatpanel monitors and found that on average HP has very good reviews. 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 60% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £154.48 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the CQ1859s will cost £82 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since December 2012.

Features

Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the HP CQ1859s is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Flatpanel monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the CQ1859s of only 18.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 94% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. PC screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The response time of the CQ1859s of 5ms is fairly average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 46% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CQ1859s does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CQ1859s's contrast ratio (typical) of only 600 is in the lowest 3% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp vu544aaabu, hp cq1859s

Barcodes:

00885631342046

HP CQ1859s

Primo IT

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