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HP LA2205wg PC Monitor

22" 1680 X 1050 3000:1 LCD Apr 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £69.23 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Has a built-in USB hub
21 Reviews

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Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 74% based on six expert reviews from sites including PC, Good Gear, and

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 13 owner reviews this LCD screen has a terrific overall owner rating. 10 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

HP Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 2,072 expert and user reviews (including 394 verified purchases), HP has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 91% of those that bought a HP PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Running Costs

The average 8 year running cost of the LA2205wg is £70 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 648 PC screens of a similar age and type.

Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LA2205wg has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out more than a year ago do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display was released in April 2016.



Two people who purchased the product concluded that it was well made. Expert website wrote “Sporting a classy, faux brushed aluminium finish and a stand that offers more than the usual fare, HP's latest foray in the 22-inch widescreen market is attractive and feels well-built”. Expert website mentioned in their HP LA2205wg review “Its flexible stand, glare-resistant screen and solid performance”.

Nice Design

Two customers reckoned that the product was neat.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP LA2205wg does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors that came out more than a year ago do have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at including the Hannspree HL207DPB (£72.74), the HP V212a (£76.24), or the HKC 2276A (£77.40).

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

The LA2205wg has a maximum display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2400 pixels.

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Has an HDCP

The LA2205wg has an HDCP, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to this PC screen.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 160 degrees, the HP LA2205wg has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal amongst LCD screens of this age. The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC displays of this age and type is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the HP LA2205wg has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical amongst medium monitors of this age. The average viewing angle, vertical of similar spec PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to this PC display is 170°.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers approved selection la2205wg, approved selection nm274at, hp nm274atapprovedbasic, compaq 1680x1050, compaq la2205wg, hp la2205wgrfb, hp nm274aarfb, hp 1680x1050, t1a la2205wg
Barcodes 00884420767787, 00884420767794, 04260342831748, 05060187228159, 05060333167547, 05711045941757, 05712505257586

HP LA2205wg Review Sources

To prepare this HP LA2205wg 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 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 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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