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HP S2231

HP S2231
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A good spec but 4 year old 21.5" flatpanel monitor, with moderate running costs
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 15000:1 No Jan 2014
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HP S2231 Review

With very good features, we have scored the HP S2231 as follows:
75
Features
Good Features
68
Age
4 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

DELL PC displays have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 3,258 PC monitors 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:
Smaller than average display diagonal
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle

HP S2231 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

HP Flatpanel Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 2,137 user and expert reviews (including 729 verified purchases), HP has very good ratings for its PC displays. 82% of those that bought a HP PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The S2231 is in the most expensive 19% of all 3,258 PC displays that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the S2231 is £100.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in January 2014.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HP S2231 of only 21.5" is smaller than 75% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all LCD screens is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC displays.

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Average Response Time

The HP S2231's response time of 5ms is pretty typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 44% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The HP S2231's vertical viewing angle of 160° is fairly typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 64% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the HP S2231 of only 170° is narrower than 68% of all PC screens when sorted 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 S2231 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the HP S2231 of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 46% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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hp s2231a

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