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Good Owner Reviews
On average, EliteDisplay E231 owners rated this flatpanel monitor 80%.
Good Picture Quality
One person who reviewed it said that it had good colour saturation. Rindon Brodu rated the HP EliteDisplay E231 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the HP EliteDisplay E231 on Amazon “Excellent colours, contrast, clarity”.
This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL U2414H[plb_2140878_price], the HP Z23n[plb_3119934_price], or the Hannspree HL274HPB[plb_3200817_price].
HP PC Displays Have Good Reviews
Medium monitors manufactured by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.
Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of LCD screens of this spec and age is 10° and the widest is 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the EliteDisplay E231 has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.
Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
At 178 degrees, the EliteDisplay E231 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the EliteDisplay E231. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the EliteDisplay E231 is 18°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.
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Fairly High Height Adjustment
With a height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the EliteDisplay E231 has a fairly high height adjustment compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the EliteDisplay E231. The average height adjustment of PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteDisplay E231 is 130mm.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 720 x 400|1440 x 900|1600 x 900|1024 x 768 (XGA)|1280 x 720 (HD 720)|1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Has Four Cables Includeds
The HP EliteDisplay E231 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens that have been available for more than a year. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteDisplay E231. The cables includeds "DisplayPort", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
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Poor Expert Reviews
This PC display received an expert rating of 60% from pcworld.com_techhive.com. If all the flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this flatpanel monitor is in the bottom 3%.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The HP EliteDisplay E231 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the EliteDisplay E231 do have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think the XB2483HSU-B2[pl_3212225_price], or the XU2490HS-B1[pl_2974889_price] both from iiyama or the Philips 221S6QYKMB/00[plb_3015788_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The EliteDisplay E231 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at including the Philips 221S6QYKMB/00[plb_3015788_price], the Asus VK248H[plb_2969185_price], or the HP EliteDisplay E240c[plb_3059589_price] which also has a higher rating.
The EliteDisplay E231 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than a year are also not 3D.
LCD screens which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The EliteDisplay E231 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the EliteDisplay E231 also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors that have been around for more than a year.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)
The HP EliteDisplay E231 has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s (only 58.4 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the EliteDisplay E231 the display diagonal (metric)s range from 48cm to 89cm.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
PC displays of this age and type have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 500 cd/m². At only 250 candellas per square meter, the EliteDisplay E231 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.
With a weight of 6.4 kilograms, the EliteDisplay E231 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the EliteDisplay E231. The average weight of LCD screens of this spec and age is 4.9kg.
Quite Slow Response Time
The EliteDisplay E231 has one of the slower response times (8 milliseconds) amongst PC monitors of this age. Medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year have response times of between 1ms and 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.
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OK Running Costs
The EliteDisplay E231 has an average running cost of £75 over 8 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 500 PC screens of a similar type and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this PC display was released.
1920 x 1080
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Supported Graphics Resolutions
720 x 400, 1440 x 900, 1600 x 900, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
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