The HP ProDisplay P222 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this HP flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC|DisplayPort|VGA are also found on this LCD screen.
On average HP medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC screens built by HP.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays of this age and spec range from 18° to 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the HP ProDisplay P222 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.
Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
At 178 degrees, the HP ProDisplay P222 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC screens that came out more than a year ago. LCD screens that were released one year ago have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°.
3000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The ProDisplay P222 has a maximum typical contrast ratio of 3000:1. That's over three times the typical contrast ratio of the most common typical contrast ratio of 1000:1. The best typical contrast ratio of all PC screens of a comparable age and type to the ProDisplay P222 is 5000:1 and the worst is 600:1.
At only 518 millimeters, the ProDisplay P222 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the ProDisplay P222. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the ProDisplay P222 have widths of between 51mm and 960mm.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 518mm wide PC monitors currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP ProDisplay P221.
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Very Low Maximum Power Consumption
The HP ProDisplay P222 has one of the lower maximum power consumptions (only 28 Watts) amongst LCD screens of this age. Across all the PC monitors of a similar age and type to the ProDisplay P222 the maximum power consumptions range from 16W to 170W, and the average maximum power consumption is 49W.
With a height of only 315.2 millimeters, the ProDisplay P222 is one of the shorter PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the ProDisplay P222 amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The shortest PC screen of this type and age is 36mm tall, the tallest is 930mm, and the average height is 360mm.
The ProDisplay P222 is fairly shallow (only 47.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the ProDisplay P222. The shallowest PC screen of a comparable age and type to the ProDisplay P222 is 15mm deep, the deepest is 700mm, and the average depth is 89mm.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The ProDisplay P222 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProDisplay P222.
Like most of the other PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the ProDisplay P222, the HP ProDisplay P222 does not have a built-in camera.
Alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Viewsonic VG2437 ($199.99), or the DELL UZ2215H which is also higher rated.
Not 3D Compatible
The HP ProDisplay P222 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the ProDisplay P222 are also not 3D compatible.
PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Acer GN246HL ($164.99).
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most comparable spec PC displays that have been available for more than a year do not have an integrated card reader. The HP ProDisplay P222 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.
Quite Small Viewable Height
At only 267 millimeters, the ProDisplay P222 has a very small viewable height compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the ProDisplay P222. PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the ProDisplay P222 have viewable heights of between 230mm and 630mm, and the average viewable height is 320mm.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec PC monitors that have been available for more than a year.
We compared all the other PC screens that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels to this PC screen and we think the LS24E20KBL ($179.99), the S23E200B ($139.99), and the S24E200BL ($109.99) all from Samsung which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
LCD screens with a more display resolution that might be worth looking at include the HP Z24i ($428.12) (1920 x 1200), the Acer G247HYL ($114.99) (1920 x 1200), or the Samsung LS24C65 (1920 x 1200) which also has a higher rating.
Very Small Display Diagonal
The ProDisplay P222 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 54.61 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display diagonal of flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the ProDisplay P222 is 64cm.
Quite Small Viewable Width
At only 476 millimeters, the ProDisplay P222 has a fairly small viewable width compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. Across all the similar spec PC screens that were released one year ago the viewable widths range from 280mm to 880mm.
Quite Slow Response Time
The ProDisplay P222 has a quite slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the ProDisplay P222. The average response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProDisplay P222 is 5.8ms.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when HP released the ProDisplay P222.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on LCD screens that have been around for more than a year.
Other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the S23E200B ($139.99), the S24E200BL ($109.99), or the S22E450F all from Samsung.
5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This flatpanel monitor has a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC displays that have been around for around the same time as it.
It may also be worth considering one of the other PC screens that have a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available including because of it's better review score, the V212a, the EliteDisplay E232 ($159.03), or the Z24nf ($236.99) all from HP.
If the contrast ratio of this flatpanel monitor is too low for you then you might want to consider the 22vx (8000000:1), or the 24uh ($128.95) (10000000:1) both from HP or the Asus VS229 ($119.00) (8000000:1) which is also higher rated.
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