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NEC MultiSync P232 PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 LED Flat Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Screen Shape Release Date £151.27 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Has an ECO mode
Has a built-in USB hub
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Excellent Brand

Based on 223 expert and owner reviews (including 29 verified purchases), NEC has excellent ratings for its flatpanel monitors. NEC also has excellent ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 94% of those that bought a NEC LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Not Cheap

Medium monitors that have been available for more than two years range in price from £49 to £9,999. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The NEC MultiSync P232 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was January 2015 when this flatpanel monitor was released.

Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync P232 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The MultiSync P232 is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync P232 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec do have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC monitor and we think the Acer B276HULAymiidprz or the LG 29EA93 (£434.28) are also worth considering.

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Running Costs Are Very High

This PC screen is rated A for energy efficiency, however the average running cost of the MultiSync P232 is £152 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC displays of this type and age.


1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Has an HDCP

The MultiSync P232 has an HDCP. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to this PC display also have an HDCP.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The average response time of PC screens of this age and type is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the MultiSync P232 has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Features Power Management

The NEC MultiSync P232 features power management, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The MultiSync P232 features Picture-in-Picture support. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to this LCD screen also feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The NEC MultiSync P232 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of this type and age.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the NEC MultiSync P232 is more than most LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago. The cables included "DisplayPort" is also found on this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec 1920x1080, nec 993cza00, nec 60003323, nec 993czs00, nec p232w
Barcodes 04053162789593, 05028695108981

NEC MultiSync P232 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC MultiSync P232 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 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 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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