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HP V201A PC Monitor

19.45" 1600 X 900 3000000:1 LED Dec 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £48.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
1600 x 900 pixels display resolution
HP LCD screens have good reviews
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Running Costs Are OK

The V201a has an average 8 year running cost of £49 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 266 PC displays of a comparable age and type.


Released Over Two Years Ago

This small monitor has been on the market since April 2017.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP V201a does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Philips 200S4 (£113.99) or the iiyama E1980SD (£109.98).

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HP LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,104 expert and user reviews, HP has good ratings for its PC displays. HP also has good ratings specifically within its small monitors range compared to other manufacturers.


1600 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP V201a has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 10% more display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found display resolution. PC monitors of this age and spec display resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

When compared to other small monitors that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed, the HP V201a's viewing angle, vertical of only 50 degrees is one of the narrowest. Across all the PC screens that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor the viewing angles, vertical range from 40° to 180°.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Small monitors that have been on the market for more than two years have viewing angles, horizontal of between 40° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 150°. At only 90 degrees, the HP V201a has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to this PC monitor.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The HP V201a has a greater number of cables included than most small monitors that came out more than two years ago. This PC screen has a VGA cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as this LCD screen. The cables included "AC" is also found on this HP PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f8c55aaabu, code f8c55at, hp 1600x900, f8c55atabb, hp f8c55at, g9w93avabu, f8c55atabu, hp v201a
Barcodes 00888182310359, 00888182310366, 00888182310380, 00888182310427, 00888182310458, 00888182310465, 00888182310526, 00888182310625, 00888182328255, 04053162946583, 04053162946590, 04054843617051, 08881823103664, 08881823104586

HP V201a Review Sources

To prepare this HP V201a 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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