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HP EliteDisplay E221

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HP EliteDisplay E221

£189.26
HP EliteDisplay E221
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An economical to run and good spec 21.5" LCD screen, but representing only middle of the road value for money
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 5000000:1 No Aug 2013
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HP EliteDisplay E221 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the HP EliteDisplay E221 as follows:
53
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £69 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,292 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Be meeting-ready on a moment's notice
Power through your day in comfort
Now see everything
Enhance your view
Control your environmental impact
Meet your monitor's new best friend
Breathe easy
Smaller than average display diagonal
Slower than average response time

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £174 at Ex Demo Hut 63 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 48% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

HP EliteDisplay E221 Video Reviews

HP EliteDisplay E221 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 5,600 expert and owner reviews (including 979 verified purchases), HP has very good ratings for its PC displays. 96% of those that bought a HP flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £15 (8%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the HP EliteDisplay E221 of $75.00 (£104.60) in the United States. That's a saving of £84.67.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The EliteDisplay E221 is typical compared to the other 3,292 PC screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the EliteDisplay E221 will cost £69 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since August 2013.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC displays.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of PC displays range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the HP EliteDisplay E221 of only 21.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the smallest 23% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

Across all the PC displays the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms. The response time of the EliteDisplay E221 of 7ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 83% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The EliteDisplay E221 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the EliteDisplay E221 of 178° is wider than 80% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The EliteDisplay E221's vertical viewing angle of 178° is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 55% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The HP EliteDisplay E221 has a built-in camera. 98% of PC displays do not have a built-in camera.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the HP EliteDisplay E221 of 1,000 is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 22% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Audio Output

The HP EliteDisplay E221 has an audio output. 87% of PC displays do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hewlett packard 1920x1080, hewlett packard d9e49aa, hewlett packard d9e49at, hewlett packard e221c, hp d9e49atabb, hp d9e49aaabu, hp d9e49atabu, hp d9e49aaabb, hp vp114886, c9v76a8aba, d9e49aaaba, d9e49ataby, c9v76aaaba, d9e49aaaby, hp e221c

Barcodes:

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