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HP L1740
HP L1740

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HP L1740 PC Monitor

17" 1280 X 1024 LCD 381mm Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date £112.81 Electricity cost over 5 years
1280 x 1024 pixels display resolution
HP has good reviews for its PC monitors
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Available used and from international sellers only

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Released Over Four Years Ago

HP released the L1740 in December 2012.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP L1740 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to this PC monitor also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Reviews

HP Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Based on 2,072 owner and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its PC screens. HP also has good ratings specifically for its small monitors compared to other manufacturers.


Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The HP L1740 is wall mountable, as are most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to this PC screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP L1740 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Display

1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The HP L1740 has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal (only 150 degrees) amongst PC monitors of this age. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of LCD screens of a comparable type and age to this LCD screen is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 150°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

At only 135 degrees, the HP L1740 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to this PC screen. Small monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC display have viewing angles, vertical of between 40° and 180°.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response times of PC screens of a similar age and type to this PC monitor range from 3ms to 44ms, and the average response time is 6.5ms. The HP L1740 has a fairly slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as this PC screen.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The average 8 year running cost of the L1740 is £113 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run PC monitors that have been available for more than two years.

HP L1740 Review Sources

To prepare this HP L1740 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.
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