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HP ProDisplay P242va
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HP ProDisplay P242va PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Apr 2015
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Monitor, a sleek display that delivers essential presentation features and advanced connectivity for your everyday business productivity needs at a highly affordable price point. - Get crisp image... More
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4 Reasons For

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including cheaper PC screens such as the Benq GL2250HM.

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HP Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 928 expert and owner reviews, HP has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.

Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the ProDisplay P242va has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the ProDisplay P242va is 10° and the widest is 180°.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays of this type and age range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The ProDisplay P242va has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst PC monitors of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The ProDisplay P242va does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the ProDisplay P242va.

It is worth considering other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the LG 24MB35PH or the DELL UP2715K ($1,618.33), or the Viewsonic VX2263SMHL.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most flatpanel monitors of this age and type do not have a built-in camera. The HP ProDisplay P242va is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC displays of this age and spec, the HP ProDisplay P242va is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that came out more than a year ago, the HP ProDisplay P242va does not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader to this LCD screen and we think the DELL UP2715K ($1,618.33) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the HP ProDisplay P242va is more than most PC screens of a similar type and age to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the ProDisplay P242va. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the ProDisplay P242va has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the ProDisplay P242va. The fastest response time of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the ProDisplay P242va is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP ProDisplay P242va

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the ProDisplay P242va.

Average Width

At 571.2 millimeters, the ProDisplay P242va has a relatively average width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the ProDisplay P242va.

LCD screens with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the Asus MX259 ($149.95) (578mm), the HP 24uh ($128.95) (565.4mm), or the Acer G257HL ($149.99) (576.9mm).

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HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 by John E.
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $29.85
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $32.21
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00888793867242, 00888793867327, 00889296275855, 00889296275862, 00889296275886, 00889296275947, 00889296275954, 00889296389217, 04053162949072, 04053162961883

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