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HP ProDisplay P221
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HP ProDisplay P221 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 3000000:1 LED Mar 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £58.96 Electricity cost over 5 years
Reasonably priced
HP LCD screens have good reviews
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
3 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Mr. M. Kemp gave it a score of 6 stars and mentioned on Amazon “In the end the price online was unbeatable by a long way”. Mr. M. Kemp also mentioned “Great product and it was a great price” in their review. Ant Stone said on Amazon “Easy choice, made all the easier by the great price”.


Running Costs Are Average

The ProDisplay P221 is typical compared to the other 1,092 medium monitors that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the ProDisplay P221 is £59.


Released Over Four Years Ago

It was March 2013 when this PC display was released.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The ProDisplay P221 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to this PC screen which have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think the B2483HS (£146.39), or the X2483HSU (£146.99) both from iiyama are also worth considering.

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HP LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

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


1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to it.

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Has an HDCP

The ProDisplay P221 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC screens of this age and type.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The HP ProDisplay P221 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. Across all the flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to this PC display the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of PC displays of this age and spec range from 18° to 1,800°. The HP ProDisplay P221 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP ProDisplay P221 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The HP ProDisplay P221 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that were released around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The cables included "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this HP PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp c9e49atabu, hp c9e49aa
Barcodes 00012304741589, 00753253008520, 00807320196648, 00887111729361, 00887111729378, 00887111729385, 00887111729392, 00887111729408, 00887111729415, 00887111729422, 00887111729439, 00887111729446, 00887111729453, 00887111729460, 00887111729477, 00887111729484, 00887111729491, 00887111729507, 00887111729514, 00887111729521, 00887111729538, 00887111729545, 00887111729552, 00887111729569, 00887111729576, 00887111729590, 00887111729606, 00887111729613, 00887111729651, 00887111729675

HP ProDisplay P221 Review Sources

To prepare this HP ProDisplay P221 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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