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Sony LMD-1530W PC Monitor

15.3" 1280 X 768 LCD Apr 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £128.19 Electricity cost over 5 years
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has an audio output
Only 1280 x 768 pixels display resolution

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this flatpanel monitor was released.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LMD-1530W has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for more than two years which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1280 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The LMD-1530W has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. That's 89% less display resolution than a 4096 x 2160 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common display resolution.

This LCD screen's display resolution (1280 x 768 pixels) is actually the worst display resolution across all PC screens of this age and type.

The best display resolution amongst similar types of LCD screen is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of LCD screens of this age and type is 140°, and the viewing angles, vertical range from 40° to 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the LMD-1530W has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to this LCD screen the viewing angles, horizontal range from 40° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 150°. When compared to other small monitors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the viewing angle, horizontal of the LMD-1530W of 178 degrees is one of the widest.

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Has an HDCP

The LMD-1530W has an HDCP. Most of the other small monitors that are a comparable age to this PC screen also have an HDCP.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Output

The Sony LMD-1530W has an audio output. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec also have an audio output.

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Packaging Content

Has One Cables Included

The LMD-1530W has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years. The most commonly found cables included is VGA, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Running Costs Are High

The average running cost of the LMD-1530W is £129 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC screens of a similar age and type.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers offers lmd1530w, sony lmd1530w
Barcodes 00027242774179

Sony LMD-1530W Review Sources

To prepare this Sony LMD-1530W 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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