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HP L2208w

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HP L2208w

HP L2208w
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A good spec but 5 year old 22" PC screen, with OK running costs
22" 1680 X 1050 Pixels No 5ms Dec 2012
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HP L2208w Review

With good features, we have scored the HP L2208w as follows:
66
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
64
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

NEC LCD screens 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 PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wall mountable
Everyday office workers who require crisp, clear views of productivity software, web and e-mail content. features - basic features and functionality
Adjustable viewing angles and vertical tilt
VGA inputs
Traditional and wide-aspect screens from 15 to 22 diagonal inches
Position the monitor for the way you work best on the desk or using the optional HP quick release a wall, arm, or bundled with another vesa-compliant device, such as an HP thin client or HP dc7800 USDT (sold separately)
This monitor meets stringent worldwide environmental regulatory standards, is ENERGY STAR qualified, and received a silver ranking from the electronic products environmental assessment tool (epeat)
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1680 x 1050 pixels resolution

HP L2208w In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

HP PC Screens Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 2,138 expert and owner reviews (including 726 verified purchases), HP has very good ratings for its PC monitors. 82% of those that bought a HP flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the L2208w is £140, which makes it one of the more expensive to run PC monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

HP released the L2208w in December 2012.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of LCD screens range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the HP L2208w of only 22" is smaller than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is smaller than 69% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the HP L2208w is 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the HP L2208w of 5ms is relatively typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is slower than 46% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The HP L2208w's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is narrower than 71% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The HP L2208w's horizontal viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than 92% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP L2208w 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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Wall Mountable

The HP L2208w is wall mountable, which is unusual. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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