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HP V197

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HP V197

£80.00
HP V197
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A low cost and very economical to run 18.5" flatpanel monitor, but with only middle of the road features
18.5" 1366 X 768 Pixels 5000000:1 No Jun 2016 A+
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HP V197 18.5" 1366x768 BLACK DVI VGA V5J61AT#ABU (Brand new, unopened) - on
£80.00
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Amazon UK
V197 18.5 INCH LED VGA DVI-D
£89.56
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HP V197 LCD Monitor
£94.76
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Communications Solutions
£92.63
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PC World Business
HP v197 - LED monitor - 18.5"
£92.85
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PC World Business
HP v197 - LED monitor - 18.5"
£109.18
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HP V197 18.5-IN LED Monitor
£93.99
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CCL Computers
HP V197 18.5 inch LED Monitor - 1366 x 768 Resolution, 5ms Response, DVI (Brand new, unopened) - on
£96.04
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HP V197 18.5-IN LED Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
£100.57
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HP V197 18.5" 1366 x 768 5ms VGA/DVI LED Monitor (V5J61AT#ABU) (Brand new, unopened)
£107.17
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HP V197 Computer Monitor - 1366 X 768 Pixels, LED, Not Supported, TN, 640 X 480 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£103.99
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HP V197 18.5" Monitor, TN LCD, HD 1366 x 768, 5ms, Anti-glare, DVI-D, Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
£104.49
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HP V197 47cm (18.5") Monitor - V5J61AT#ABU (Brand new, unopened) - on
£104.90
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HP V197 47cm (18.5") Monitor - V5J61AA#ABU (Brand new, unopened) - on
£113.89
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V5J61AT#ABU HP v197 - LED monitor with KVM switch - 18.5" - 1366 x 768 - (Brand new, unopened) - on
£106.46
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HP V197 (18.5 inch) LED Backlit Monitor 600_1 200cd/m2 1366x768 5ms DVI-D/VGA (Brand new, unopened) - on
£108.64
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HP V197 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the HP V197 number 66 in small monitors and number 497 in best selling monitors.
95
Value for Money
Excellent
59
Features
Average Features
83
Age
20 Months Old
88
Running Costs
£41 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £41 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

HP V197 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

HP Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 2,138 user and expert reviews (including 726 verified purchases) for HP flatpanel monitors and found that on average HP has very good reviews. 82% of those that bought a HP PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Exceptional Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £80.00 it is still cheaper than 95% of PC monitors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the HP V197 and the United Kingdom price of £80.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $141.00 (£195.58).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This LCD screen has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the average 5 year running cost of the V197 is £41 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This HP LCD screen was released in June 2016.

Features

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The HP V197 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all PC screens is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The HP V197's display diagonal of only 18.5" is in the smallest 5% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The HP V197's response time of 5ms is relatively typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is slower than 38% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The HP V197's horizontal viewing angle of only 90° is in the narrowest 5% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The HP V197's vertical viewing angle of only 65° is in the narrowest 4% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HP V197's contrast ratio (typical) of only 600 is very low compared to most other PC displays. It is lower than 98% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The HP V197 does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP V197 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp v5j61aaabb, hp v5j61aaabu, hp v5j61atabb, hp v5j61atabu, hp 1366x768, hp p239104p, hp p253724p, hp 200cdm2

Barcodes:

00889899004548, 00889899004555, 00889899004562, 00889899004579, 00889899004586, 00889899004593, 00889899004609, 00889899004616, 00889899004623, 00889899004630, 00889899004647, 00889899004654, 00889899004661, 00889899004678, 00889899004685, 00889899004692, 04058154085028, 04058154085936

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