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NEC P212

70

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NEC P212

£729.63
£435.79 £294 cheaper than 41 days ago
NEC P212
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A positively reviewed but slightly out of date 21.3" flatpanel monitor, with low running costs and good features
21.3" 1600 X 1200 Pixels No 8ms Sep 2015
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NEC P212/21 3" IPS 1600x1200 HDMI DP DVI BK 60003862 New Other (Brand new, unopened) - on
£435.79
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Amazon UK
NEC MultiSync P212 21.3-Inch Monitor (Black) - (1500:1, 350cd/m, 1600 x 1200, VGA/DVI-D/DisplayPort/HDMI)
£661.88
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Amazon UK
NEC P212 21. 3INCH Monitor IPS panel 1600x1200 VGA DVI-D DisplayPort HDMI DUC 14-bit LUT 150mm height adjustable Black
£897.90
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Amazon UK
NEC MulitSync P212 54,102cm TFT weiss
£980.14
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£709.40
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NEC MultiSync P212 - LED monitor - 21.3"
£710.38
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Novatech
NEC Display MultiSync P212 21.3"LED Monitor - 16:9 - 8 ms
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£752.58
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Nec P212 21.3 Monitor Ips Panel 1600x1200 Vga Dvi-d Displayport Hdmi Duc 14-bit Lut 150mm Height Adjustable Black
£774.74
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NEC P212 BK - 21Wide Screen TFT LCD White/Silver : Rotation USB2 IPS Panel LED B (Brand new, unopened) - on
£812.40
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Used - NEC MulitSync P212 54,102cm TFT weiss
£603.18
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Novatech
Novatech
Pay nothing for 3 months
Purchase price £752.58. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
£9.99 No
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3
months
24
months
£1,018.95
£42.04*
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Novatech
Novatech
Pay nothing for 6 months
Purchase price £752.58. APR 29.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
£9.99 No
Deposit
6
months
24
months
£1,018.95
£42.04*
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Amazon UK
Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £661.88. APR 16.9%.
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- 12
months
£724.02
£60.34*
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Amazon UK
Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £661.88. APR 16.9%.
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- 24
months
£784.63
£32.69*
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Novatech
Novatech
24 months credit
Purchase price £752.58. APR 19.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
£9.99 No
Deposit
- 24
months
£928.38
£38.27*
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NEC P212 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have scored the NEC P212 as follows:
82
Reviews
1 Review
54
Value for Money
Average
67
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£64 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
It has running costs of £64 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 displays.
This NEC PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Superior screen performance (1500:1 contrast ratio, 1600 x 1200 native resolution, 440 cd/m brightness)
Includes internal programmable 14-bit 3d lookup tables (luts) for calibration 3-port USB 3.0 hub
Five programmable picture mode profiles for quick access to multiple color spaces
Wide connectivity includes displayport, VGA, HDMI and DVI-D inputs
NaViSet administrator 2: free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations
SpectraViewII color calibration solution, which includes software and colorimeter, helps the display achieve accurate, consistent and repeatable color performance
Also available with a color calibration kit (p212-bk-sv)
Only 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £729.63 to £435.79 in the last 41 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 79% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

NEC P212 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This PC screen received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from PC Mag.

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NEC Has Excellent PC Screen Reviews

We checked 687 user and expert reviews (including 115 verified purchases) for NEC PC monitors and found that on average NEC has excellent ratings. 95% of those that bought a NEC PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £435.79 it is more expensive than 84% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £294 (40%)

The price has dropped from £729.63 to £435.79 in the last 41 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC P212 and the United Kingdom price of £435.79 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $649.00 (£900.10).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the P212 is £64 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since September 2015.

Features

Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Resolution

The NEC P212 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's 7% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The NEC P212's display diagonal of only 21.3" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 83% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The NEC P212's response time of 8ms is in the slowest 12% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC P212 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The NEC P212's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 6% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the NEC P212 of 178° is very wide compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 96% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The NEC P212 has a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC P212 of 1,500 is higher than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is higher than 82% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the NEC P212 is more than most LCD screens. This PC screen has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on flatpanel monitors. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this NEC PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec compgh140hhfa1, nec 1600x1200, nec 60003862, nec p229278p, nec 60003989, nec p212bk

Barcodes:

00000060003862, 00000060003989, 00805736059373, 00805736059403, 04058154036679, 04058154080238, 05028695112490, 05028695112506, 05054629885888

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