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HP WS230AA PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 1000000:1 LCD Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £87.17 Electricity cost over 5 years
Has an HDCP
HP has good PC monitor reviews
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the WS230AA will cost £88 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age.


Released Over Four Years Ago

HP released the WS230AA in December 2012.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP WS230AA does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor which 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 Asus VE228TR (£107.14) or the Hanns.G HE245.

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HP Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

We checked 2,072 expert and owner reviews (including 394 verified purchases) for HP LCD screens and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 91% of those that bought a HP PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has an HDCP

The WS230AA has an HDCP, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ws230aa

HP WS230AA Review Sources

To prepare this HP WS230AA review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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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