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HP S2231 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 15000:1 LCD Jan 2014
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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP S2231 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the S2231 which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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HP PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

HP medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC screens HP is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the HP S2231 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and type. LCD screens of this spec and age have display brightnesss of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The HP S2231 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S2231 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HP S2231 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the S2231, the HP S2231 does not have a card reader integrated.

It is worth also looking at alternative PC displays which also have a card reader integrated including the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL.

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Quite Small Viewable Size, Vertical

The HP S2231 has one of the smaller viewable size, verticals (only 268.1 millimeters) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S2231 the viewable size, verticals range from 100mm to 630mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 310mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors of this age and type.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago the RMS rated powers range from 0.5W to 49W, and the average RMS rated power is 5.5W. With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the HP S2231 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the PC monitors of this type and age the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the HP S2231 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S2231.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP S2231

Average Running Costs

The S2231 is typical compared to the other 1,019 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the S2231 will cost £100 over 8 years to run.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this PC display was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar type and age to it.

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LCD Display

The HP S2231 has a better display type than most medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. This HP PC monitor has an LCD display, whereas most PC screens that were released more than two years ago have an LED display.

We compared this PC display to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer V226HQLAbmd[plb_1910007_price] is also worth considering.

PC monitors with a better display type that might also be worth considering include the Benq GL2450HM[plb_26668_price] (LED,LCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
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Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £94.86
Electricity cost when on standby £5.13
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Total running cost over 5 years £99.99
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the HP S2231uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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