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Overall Score

HP L1906

£69.27
gcn.com Editor's Choice
A great value for money 1280 x 960 flatpanel monitor with average reviews
19" 1280 X 960 Pixels LCD No Apr 2015
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HP L1906 Review

Representing excellent value for money but with good reviews, we have ranked the HP L1906 number 452 across all PC monitors.
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6 Reviews + 1 Award
90
Excellent
8
Missing Some Features
60
2 Years Old
35
£95 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
54
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. This PC monitor has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Gcn.com. NEC flatpanel monitors 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 2017.
This HP PC monitor has running costs of £95 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
The L1906 is missing some features:
Only 1280 x 960 pixels display resolution
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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 £45.60 at EAF Supply Chain 50 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% 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.
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HP L1906 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at website Gcn.com concluded that this PC display was superb and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Advisor.co.uk, pcworld.com_techhive.com and about.com/compute this PC monitor has an overall expert rating of 60%. PC monitor experts aren't convinced by this flatpanel monitor.

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HP Flatpanel Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,265 owner and expert reviews (including 484 verified purchases) for HP flatpanel monitors and found that on average HP has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a HP LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £69.27 it is cheaper than 97% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Up by £19 (28%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the HP L1906 and the United Kingdom price of £69.27 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $89.95 (£116.67).

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Features

Only 1280 X 960 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the HP L1906 is 1280 x 960 pixels. That's 41% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the HP L1906 of only 130° is fairly narrow compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 8% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. PC screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the HP L1906 of only 140° is in the narrowest 7% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average viewing angle, horizontal of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP L1906 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since April 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the L1906 is £95, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 409284001, hp hstnd2a08, hp questions, hp gj099aa, hp px850aa, 1280x1024, hp l1906i
Barcodes 04056572619139
£4 Cheaper
59% cheaper to run
19% wider viewing angle, vertical
One month older
£5 Cheaper
Wider viewing angle, vertical
Wider viewing angle, horizontal
More expensive to run over five years by 267%
£9 Cheaper
4% wider viewing angle, vertical
Over two years older
£47.18 cheaper to run
A lot wider viewing angle, vertical
Wider viewing angle, horizontal
£62 More Expensive
Cheaper to run by £41.03
30° wider viewing angle, vertical
30° wider viewing angle, horizontal
£195 More Expensive

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