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HP V196

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HP V196

£92.86
HP V196
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A bargain price and very economical to run 19" PC display, but with not very good features
19" 1366 X 768 Pixels 5000000:1 No Feb 2016
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HP v196 18.5 LED Monitor 1366x768
£92.86
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HP V196 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have scored the HP V196 as follows:
89
Value for Money
Very Good
22
Features
Missing Some Features
69
Age
1 Year Old
80
Running Costs
£42 Over 5 Years
58
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

Benq PC displays have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
It has running costs of £42 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,159 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
This PC monitor is missing some features:
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

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HP V196 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

HP Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 1,937 expert and user reviews (including 652 verified purchases), HP has very good reviews for its PC monitors. 79% of those that bought a HP PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Marvellous Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £92.86 it is still in the cheapest 10% of LCD screens.

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There was a cheaper price of £92.42 at BT Business Direct 90 days ago.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the V196 is £42 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,159 PC screens.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display has been on the market since February 2016.

Features

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The HP V196 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC screens the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 24". The HP V196's display diagonal of only 19" is in the smallest 9% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the HP V196 of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the slowest 74% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The HP V196's horizontal viewing angle of only 90° is narrower than 95% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC screens the horizontal viewing angles 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 angle of the HP V196 of only 65° is narrower than 96% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. PC screens have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HP V196's contrast ratio (typical) of only 600 is lower than 96% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The HP V196 does not have a built-in USB hub. 83% of PC screens also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the HP V196 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 52% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp m7f91atabb, hp v5j61atabu, hp m7f91atabu, hp m7f91aaabb, hp c9dgzs00, hp 1366x768, hp p230692p, hp c9dgza00, v196bz

Barcodes:

00889296164364, 00889296720003, 00889296720010, 00889296720034, 00889296720096, 00889296720102, 04053162963580, 04053162996441, 05054629851234, 05712505729076, 07427500403408

HP V196

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