Get quality presentation features at a price point that doesn t break the bank with the HP V197 47 cm (18.5") Monitor, a sleek, thin-profile monitor in a compact, space-saving screen size with an...
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4 Reasons For
This PC display has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on PC displays that are a similar age to it.
HP Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all HP PC screens and also specifically for HP small monitors and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.
Very Fast Response Time
At only 5 milliseconds, the HP V197 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the V197. The average response time of similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the V197 is 6.5ms, and the response times range from 4ms to 14ms.
Very Low Power Consumption (max)
With a power consumption (max) of only 17 Watts, the HP V197 has a quite low power consumption (max) compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the V197. PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the V197 have power consumption (max)s of between 17W and 180W.
8 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
Most small monitors that came out in the last 12 months do not have a built-in speaker(s). The HP V197 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).
The HP V197 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other small monitors that came out in the last 12 months are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The HP V197 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the V197 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Most latest small monitors do not have a card reader integrated. The HP V197 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.
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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on small monitors that are a comparable age to it.
Very Small Viewable Size, Vertical
At only 230.4 millimeters, the HP V197 has a quite small viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other latest small monitors. The viewable size, verticals of newly released small monitors range from 200mm to 410mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 270mm.
Very Dim Display Brightness
At only 200 candellas per square meter, the HP V197 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the V197. The display brightnesss of newly released small monitors range from 200 cd/m² to 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m².
Only 640 X 480 (VGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions
The highest resolution of the HP V197 is 640 x 480 (VGA). That's 76% less resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA). This flatpanel monitor also have supported graphics resolutionss of 720 x 400, 800 x 600 (SVGA) and 1024 x 768 (XGA) and 1280 x 720 (HD 720). Across all small monitors that have been around for the last year the best resolution is 1600 x 900 and the worst is 720 x 400.
2 Other reasons to consider the HP V197
Average Running Costs
Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the V197 is £42, which is typical compared to the other 32 comparable spec PC screens that have been around for the last year.
Released Nine Months Ago
It was nine months ago when this PC display was released.
1366 x 768
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
640 x 480 (VGA), 720 x 400, 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
0.3 x 0.3
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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Ports & Interfaces
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Built-In USB Hub
TV Tuner Integrated
Colour of Product
Thin Client Installed
-5 - 22
Cable Lock Slot
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AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35
Energy Star Certified
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the HP V197 assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions
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