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NEC P212

£499.63
A 1 year old 1600 x 1200 PC monitor with average reviews
21" 1600 X 1200 Pixels LCD No Aug 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date
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£538.13
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£711.71
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NEC P212 Review

Released 2 years ago and with good reviews,
65
1 Review
11
Poor
11
Missing Some Features
69
19 Months Old
22
£147 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £147 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,768 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port
Only 1600 x 1200 pixels display resolution
Fairly slow response time

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. There was a cheaper price of £496.01 on eBay 3 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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NEC P212 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

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

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Excellent Brand

We checked 292 owner and expert reviews (including 41 verified purchases) for NEC PC monitors and found that on average NEC has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a NEC flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features, and at £499.63 it is more expensive than 87% of PC screens.

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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 £499.63 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $649.00 (£843.38).

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Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The NEC P212 has a built-in USB hub, unlike 85% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The NEC P212 is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The NEC P212 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's 7% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. LCD screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the NEC P212 of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 3% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. LCD screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The NEC P212's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 25% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The viewing angles, horizontal of PC displays range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the NEC P212 of 8ms is in the slowest 10% of all LCD 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). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

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

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

NEC released the P212 in January 2016.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The P212 has an average running cost of £147 over 8 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 12% of all 2,768 PC screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec 1600x1200, nec 60003989, nec p229278p, nec 60003862, nec 440cdm2
Barcodes 00000060003862, 00000060003989, 00805736059373, 00805736059403, 04058154080238, 05028695112490, 05028695112506

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