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HP V197 PC Monitor

£71.99
18.5" 1366 X 768 5000000:1 LED Jun 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £41.02 Electricity cost over 5 years
HP has good flatpanel monitor reviews
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The V197 is typical compared to the other 32 new small monitors that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the V197 is £42.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The HP V197 does not have a built-in USB hub. Most of the other PC monitors that were released around the same time as this PC display also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

This PC screen was released in April 2017.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP V197 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to this PC monitor also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might also want to consider including the Acer V206HQL (£62.99) which is also cheaper.

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Reviews

HP Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

We checked 2,104 owner and expert reviews for HP PC displays and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its small monitors.


Display

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP V197 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is in fact the worst display resolution across all small monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC display.

A 1600 x 900 pixels display resolution is the best display resolution amongst similar types of flatpanel monitor.

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Has an HDCP

The HP V197 has an HDCP, as do most of the other small monitors that were released in the last 12 months.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of new LCD screens is 140°. The HP V197 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical (only 65 degrees) compared to most of the other recently released small monitors.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as this PC screen the viewing angles, horizontal range from 85° to 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 90 degrees, the HP V197 has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal amongst small monitors of this age.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP V197 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other latest comparable spec PC screens also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp inc v5j61atabu, hp v5j61atabu, hp p239104p
Barcodes 00889899004548, 00889899004555, 00889899004562, 00889899004579, 00889899004586, 00889899004593, 00889899004609, 00889899004616, 00889899004623, 00889899004630, 00889899004647, 00889899004654, 00889899004661, 00889899004678, 00889899004685, 00889899004692, 04058154085028

HP V197 Review Sources

To prepare this HP V197 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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Wider Horizontal Viewing Angle
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Bigger Viewable Width
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HP 20kd vs HP V197

HP 20kd vs HP V197
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£ 97.29 £71.99
113° Wider Vertical Viewing Angle
50% Wider Horizontal Viewing Angle
50 Cd/m² Brighter Display Brightness
31.9mm Bigger Viewable Height
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DELL P1914S vs HP V197

DELL P1914S vs HP V197
DELL P1914S HP V197
£ 62.37 £71.99
£10 Cheaper
Vastly Wider Vertical Viewing Angle
Wider Horizontal Viewing Angle
24% Bigger Viewable Height
55% Higher Maximum Power Consumption
3ms Slower Response Time
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