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HP U160

72

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HP U160

£50.00
HP U160
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A bargain price and staggeringly economical to run 15.6" PC screen, but with only average features
15.6" 1366 X 768 Pixels No 12ms Jan 2013
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177986-001 - HP HDD 36.4GB U160 SCSI HPLUG 3.5" 10K (OPT: 176496-B22)
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HP U160 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the HP U160 number 148 in small monitors.
91
Value for Money
Excellent
53
Features
Average Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
98
Running Costs
£15 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of only £15 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 1% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Increase productivity with A companion display for your notebook
Designed for easy portability
Ideal for on-the-go presentations
Earn your environmental stripes
Peace of mind, with HP
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution

HP U160 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

HP Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

We checked 2,138 expert and owner reviews (including 726 verified purchases) for HP LCD screens and found that on average HP has very good ratings compared to other brands. 82% of those that bought a HP PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £50.00 it is in the cheapest 0% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average running cost of the U160 is only £15 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in January 2013.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the HP U160 of only 15.6" is smaller than 98% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The HP U160 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all PC monitors is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The HP U160's response time of 12ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 93% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP U160 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the HP U160 of only 90° is narrower than 96% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The HP U160's vertical viewing angle of only 65° is in the narrowest 3% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HP U160's contrast ratio (typical) of only 500 is very low compared to most other PC screens. It is in the lowest 2% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Only Has a USB Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the HP U160 is more than most LCD screens. This PC screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp 176496b22, hp d4t56at

Barcodes:

00163120645701, 00887111398277, 00887111458780, 00887111632272, 00887758079980, 00887758230275, 00887758597613, 00887758601594, 04055895306702, 05712505280485, 05712505418727, 08871114587808, 08871116322728, 08877586015948

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