A number of people thought it was easy to use. expert review site Cnet.com.au said “The end result is annoyance for the user as the buttons are harder to use than face-mounted one” in their HP Compaq W185 review but only rated the product 3 stars.
One person thought it was a good design. Cnet.com.au said on expert review site CNET.com.au “The aim is clearly for a clean design.” in their HP Compaq W185 review.
Based on 685 user and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its LCD screens. HP also has good ratings specifically within its small monitors range compared to other manufacturers.
6 Reasons Against
Poor Expert Reviews
Based on two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com.au and Zdnet.com.au this HP PC screen has an average expert rating of 60%. It seems that experts really don't rate this PC display very highly.
Poor Product Quality
One HP Compaq W185 reviewer thought it was not good quality. Cnet.com.au and wrote on CNET.com.au “Poor text quality” in their review of this PC monitors.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most small monitors that are a comparable age to the Compaq W185 do not have a built-in speaker. The HP Compaq W185 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Compaq W185 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the Compaq W185 also do not have a built-in camera.
+3 More reasons against
Not 3D Compatible
The Compaq W185 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the Compaq W185 do not have an integrated card reader. The HP Compaq W185 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
1 Other reason to consider the HP Compaq W185
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when HP released the Compaq W185.