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HP L1908w

A classic 1440 x 900 PC screen, but with poor features and high running costs
19" 1440 X 900 Pixels LCD No Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date
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£73.20
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Refurbished - HP L1908W 19" 1440x900 16_10 LCD TFT Monitor VGA Grade A (Refurbished) - on
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Used - JOB LOT 7 X HP L1908w 19" Widescreen LCD Monitors Screens - VGA - NO STANDS (Used)
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HP L1908w Review

With very good reviews but low running costs, we have scored the HP L1908w as follows for Summary.
76
4 Reviews
4
Missing Some Features
21
4 Years Old
28
£106 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
26
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 26?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This HP PC monitor has running costs of £106 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 PC displays that we have compared it to.
The L1908w is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1440 x 900 pixels display resolution

HP L1908w In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, Zdnet.com.au, CNET.com.au and Good Gear Guide.com.au this HP PC monitor has an overall expert rating of 76%.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 2,357 expert and user reviews (including 505 verified purchases), HP has very good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. 89% of those that bought a HP flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Wall Mountable

The HP L1908w is wall mountable. 92% of PC monitors are not wall mountable.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the HP L1908w of only 160° is fairly narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 9% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP L1908w does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the HP L1908w is 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 38% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in December 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The L1908w has an average running cost of £106 over 8 years based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Other Popular Comparisons With The HP L1908w

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A bit wider viewing angle, horizontal

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