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Lenovo L2251 PC Monitor

22" 1680 X 1050 LCD May 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Camera Release Date £58.97 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Environmentally friendly
A bit expensive
8 Reviews + 1 Award
PC Mag Greentech Approved

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A Bit Expensive

One Lenovo L2251 owner mentioned that the Lenovo L2251 was not good value for money. said “It's a bit pricey for a 22-inch monitor” in their review of this PC monitor.


Running Costs Are Average

The average 8 year running cost of the L2251 is £59 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC monitors of this spec and age.

Energy & Environment

Environmentally Friendly

PC Mag highlighted in their review that this PC display was ecologically sound.


One Industry Award

This Lenovo PC screen received an "Environmental Award" from websites PC Mag who thought that this PC screen was environmentally friendly.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including, Digital Versus, PC Mag and this PC monitor has an overall expert rating of 71 out of 100.

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 115 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo PC screens and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 33% of those that bought a Lenovo flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Nice Design

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was ergonomic. gave it a rating of 6 stars and wrote on expert review site “General tasks and includes a plethora of ergonomic options” in their review of the Lenovo L2251.


Good Technical Features

One customer who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it had good features. Seven years ago expert review site mentioned “It offers some convenient features and good color”.


Released Over Four Years Ago

Lenovo released the L2251 in April 2017.


Has a Built-In Camera

The Lenovo L2251 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lenovo L2251 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays that were released around the same time as this PC monitor do have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Lenovo L2251 is 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution. The worst display resolution of all medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Lenovo L2251 has a sync-on-green (SOG). Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC screen also have a sync-on-green (SOG).

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Has an HDCP

The Lenovo L2251 has an HDCP. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to this LCD screen also have an HDCP.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the Lenovo L2251 has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Lenovo L2251 has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC screen. Across all the PC displays of this spec and age the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Wall Mountable

The Lenovo L2251 is wall mountable, as are most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC monitor.

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Ports & Interfaces

Four USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo L2251 is a four USB 2.0 port PC screen. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Lenovo L2251 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has One Cables Included

The Lenovo L2251 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo monitors lenovom2578hb6, lenovo monitors 1680x1050, lenovo monitors 2578hb6, lenovo monitors l2251x, lenovo l2251xwd, lenovo l2251pwd
Barcodes 00132017611181

Lenovo L2251 Review Sources

To prepare this Lenovo L2251 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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