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HP V212a

76

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HP V212a

£125.00
£89.87 £35 cheaper than 27 days ago
HP V212a
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An affordable but slightly out of date 20.7" PC monitor, with low running costs and good features
20.7" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 5000000:1 No Aug 2015
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HP V212a Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have scored the HP V212a as follows:
84
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£62 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £62 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has an audio output
Spectacular world of color
Create an efficient workspace
Easy connectivity
Designed with the environment in mind
Global support
Smaller than average display diagonal
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 86% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

HP V212a In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

HP Has Very Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 2,138 expert and owner reviews (including 726 verified purchases), HP has very good reviews for its PC monitors. 82% of those that bought a HP PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £89.87 it is in the cheapest 4% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the V212a will cost £62 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released in August 2015.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HP V212a of only 20.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the smallest 16% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Average Response Time

The HP V212a's response time of 5ms is fairly average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 25% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The vertical viewing angle of the HP V212a of only 65° is narrower than 98% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the HP V212a of only 90° is very narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 4% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP V212a has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The HP V212a does not have a built-in USB hub, although this is within the context that 81% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HP V212a's contrast ratio (typical) of only 600 is lower than 98% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Audio Output

The HP V212a has an audio output. 87% of flatpanel monitors do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp m6f38atabb, hp m6f38aaabu, hp v212a, m6f39av

Barcodes:

00889296660552, 00889296660569, 00889296660644, 00889296660651, 04053162957978, 04053162960442, 05712505729052

HP V212a

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