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HP L1908wi

HP L1908wi
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A good spec and classic 19" flatpanel monitor, with moderate running costs
19" 1440 X 900 Pixels No 5ms Dec 2012
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Refurbished - HP L1908wi 19inch Widescreen TFT LCD Monitor 1000:1 300cd/m2 1440 x 900 5ms VGA Monitor with Integrated Work Center Stand
£49.99
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Refurbished - HP L1908wi 19-inch LCD Display **Refurbished**, 457512-001 (**Refurbished**)
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HP L1908wi Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the HP L1908wi number 333 in small monitors.
88
Reviews
1 Review
62
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This HP PC monitor has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
The L1908wi has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wall mountable
Latest technology
Designed for comfort
Smart software
Easy to set up and use
Designed with the environment in mind
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1440 x 900 pixels resolution

HP L1908wi In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review site Zdnet.com.au scored this PC display 76%.

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HP PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,138 user and expert reviews (including 726 verified purchases) for HP PC screens and found that on average HP has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 82% of those that bought a HP flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the L1908wi will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the most expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This PC screen was released in December 2012.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

LCD screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The L1908wi's display diagonal of only 19" is in the smallest 7% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1440 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The L1908wi has a maximum display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 38% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The L1908wi's response time of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other LCD screens. It is slower than 46% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The HP L1908wi's horizontal viewing angle of only 160° is in the narrowest 8% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The L1908wi's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than 71% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the HP L1908wi does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HP L1908w's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other LCD screens. It is higher than 65% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Wall Mountable

The HP L1908wi is wall mountable. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp gp537aarfb, hp gp537arfb, hp 300cdm2, hp gp537at, hp l1908wi

Barcodes:

00000457512001, 00883585304998, 04056572531813, 04056572531820, 04056572816996

HP L1908wi

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