HP W2072
HP W2072
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HP W2072

A cheap to run and 5 year old 1600 x 900 flatpanel monitor
20" 1600 X 900 Pixels 3000000:1 LED Jul 2012
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HP W2072 Review

With low running costs, we have scored the HP W2072 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
5 Years Old
£54 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 23?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £54 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Only 1600 x 900 pixels display resolution

HP W2072 In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

We checked 2,265 expert and owner reviews (including 484 verified purchases) for HP flatpanel monitors and found that on average HP has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a HP PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The HP W2072's viewing angle, vertical of only 50° is in the narrowest 1% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The HP W2072 has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. 96% of PC monitors do not have a handheld remote control.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The HP W2072's viewing angle, horizontal of only 90° is in the narrowest 5% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP W2072 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all PC screens ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Released Over Five Years Ago

HP released the W2072 in July 2012.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The W2072 is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the W2072 is £54.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers warranty w2072a, supplies w2072a, hp k5g91aaaba, hp b5m13atabu, hp b5m13aaabu, hp 1600x900, hp 200cdm2, b5w13avabu, hp w2072a, a3m50aa
Barcodes 00000693178001, 00045555989394, 00172302717594, 00886112267919, 00886112444730, 00886112567248, 00886112925628, 00886112948337, 00886112948344, 00886112948351, 00886112948368, 00886112948375, 00886112948382, 00886112948399, 00886112948405, 00886112948436, 00886112948443, 00886112948467, 00886112948474, 00886112948481, 00887758419403, 00887758419410, 00887758419472, 00889296010814, 00889296290704, 03540260090658, 04053162945043, 04053162945050, 04054842529874, 05052916549628

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