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Lenovo L2251

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Lenovo L2251

Lenovo L2251
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An award winning and economical to run 22" PC monitor, with good features
22" 1680 X 1050 Pixels No 5ms May 2013
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Refurbished - Lenovo ThinkVision L2251X 22inch LCD Monitor (1000:1, 250cd/m2, 1680 x 1050, 5ms, VGA/DVI-D) - Black
£84.00
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Used - Lenovo ThinkVision L2251X 22inch LCD Monitor (1000:1, 250cd/m2, 1680 x 1050, 5ms, VGA/DVI-D) - Black
£89.99
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Refurbished - Lenovo M92 PC Bundle- i5 3340 CPU - 8GB RAM - 500GB HDD - K600 VGA Card - 22" Thinkvision L2251x Monitor (Certified Refurbished)
£399.99
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Refurbished - Lenovo M92 PC Bundle- i5 3340 CPU - 8GB RAM - 120GB SSD + 500GB HDD - 1050TI VGA Card - 2 x 22" Thinkvision L2251x Monitor (Certified Refurbished)
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Lenovo L2251 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Lenovo L2251 as follows:
86
Reviews
6 Reviews + 1 Award
68
Features
Good Features
61
Age
4 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 71%. This PC monitor has received an "Environmental Award" from PC Mag. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this Lenovo PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
The L2251 has running costs of £59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in camera
Compliance with ENERGY STAR 5.0 requirements
Detachable base for wall- or arm-mounting (sold separately)
Meets 100 mm VESA standard for mounting
Certified for microsoft windows XP, vista, and windows 7
Dual input connectors allow attachment to two systems simultaneously
Wide viewing angles enlarge the workspace for comfortable viewing
Analog and digital connectors allow attachment flexibility
Matching design to thinkpad,thinkcentre, and thinkstation systems
Direct access for input selection allows easy movement between applications when attached to two systems simultaneously
Offers attachment points for optional thinkvision soundbar (sold separately)
Rated EPEAT gold
TCO certified edge compliance
Kensington lock slot for security
Supports high definition content protection (hdcp)
Four USB 2.0 ports
Integrate USB hub
Analog and displayport video signal connectors
Direct access button for automatic image setup and brightness allows quick and easy monitor setup
Pivot for portrait or landscape viewing (graphics card dependent)
Tilt, swivel, and height adjustable stand for optimum viewing comfort
ThinkVantage design
Mercury free and reduces power consumption by up to 33% over conventional monitors of the same size and resolution
Internal power with 21 watts / 28 watts power consumption (typical/maximum)
Native resolution of 1680 x 1050
22 in (559 mm) viewable image size
Available in business black
Only 1680 x 1050 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

Lenovo L2251 Video Reviews

Lenovo L2251 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This Lenovo PC display received an "Environmental Award" from website PC Mag who said that this PC screen was ecologically sound.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Digital Versus, PC Mag and hardwarecentral.com the average expert rating of this PC screen is 71%.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 177 owner and expert reviews (including 33 verified purchases), Lenovo has very good ratings for its PC screens. 91% of those that bought a Lenovo flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Environmentally Friendly

Expert review site PC Mag highlighted in their review that this flatpanel monitor was environmentally friendly.

Running Costs Are Average

The L2251 is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the L2251 will cost £59 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since May 2013.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Lenovo L2251 of only 22" is smaller than 69% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Lenovo L2251 is 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all LCD screens is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Lenovo L2251 of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 43% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lenovo L2251 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Lenovo L2251 of 170° is fairly average compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 37% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Lenovo L2251 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. 98% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in camera.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Lenovo L2251's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 25% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Lenovo L2251 of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the highest 22% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo L2251 is a four USB 2.0 port flatpanel monitor.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Lenovo L2251 is more than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Wall Mountable

The Lenovo L2251 is wall mountable. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lenovo monitors lenovom2578hb6, lenovo monitors 1680x1050, lenovo monitors 2578hb6, lenovo monitors l2251x, lenovo l2251xwd, lenovo 2578hb6, lenovo l2251p

Barcodes:

00023165021154, 00132017611181, 00884942263699, 04560209672287

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