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HP U160 PC Monitor

15.6" 1366 X 768 LED 377mm Aug 2013
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Adding a second screen to your notebook just got radically simpler with the lightweight HP U160 15.6-inch LED Backlit Monitor. Increase your productivity with a portable companion display that... More
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6 Reasons For

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

Other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider include the DELL E1913[plb_1429213_price] which is cheaper.

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Good Brand

We checked 928 expert and user reviews for HP PC displays and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its small monitors range.

Short

The average height of PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the U160 is 310mm. The HP U160 is one of the shorter LCD screens that are a similar age to the U160 (only 278.5 millimeters) amongst small monitors of this age.

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Narrow

The widths of PC screens of a comparable age and type to the U160 range from 100mm to 750mm, and the average width is 420mm. At only 377 millimeters, the HP U160 is quite narrow compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative PC screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the HP L1950g[plb_1468277_price] (347mm and cheaper), or the DELL P170S[plb_1448031_price] (372.1mm and cheaper).

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Very Light

The HP U160 is one of the lighter comparable spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the U160 (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst small monitors of this age. The weights of small monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the U160 range from 3.3g to 19kg, and the average weight is 3.3kg.

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Shallow

Small monitors that came out around the same time as the U160 have depths of between 2.7mm and 460mm. When compared to other small monitors that were released more than two years ago, the depth of the HP U160 of only 26 millimeters is one of the shallowest.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The HP U160 does not have a built-in speaker, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the U160 also do not have a built-in speaker.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider include the Asus VE198[plb_1584510_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HP U160 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years, the HP U160 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most small monitors that were launched around the same time as the U160 do not have an integrated card reader. The HP U160 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the HP U160 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than a 1280 x 1024 pixels PC screen, which is the most common display resolution. Across all small monitors that have been around for more than two years the best display resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

Across all the small monitors that have been available for more than two years the viewable heights range from 110mm to 440mm. At only 193.5 millimeters, the HP U160 has a fairly small viewable height compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Few Display Colour Count

Across all the LCD screens of this age and type the display colour counts range from 0.065M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 28M. With a display colour count of only 0.262144 million, the HP U160 has a very few display colour count compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the U160.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The HP U160 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 39.6 centimeters) amongst small monitors of this age. The screen sizes of small monitors that were launched around the same time as the U160 range from 8.9cm to 440cm, and the average display diagonal is 48cm.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

PC monitors of a similar age and type to the U160 have display brightness of between 180 cd/m² and 450 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 250 cd/m². The HP U160 has a very dim display brightness (only 180 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC screens that were launched around the same time as the U160.

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Very Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U160 is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 140°. At only 65 degrees, the HP U160 has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

At only 90 degrees, the HP U160 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors that were released more than two years ago is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 150°.

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Quite Small Viewable Size Diagonal

PC screens of a comparable type and age to the U160 have viewable size diagonals of between 220mm and 500mm. At only 396.2 millimeters, the HP U160 has a fairly small viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the U160.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The HP U160 is a one USB 2.0 port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Only Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the HP U160 is more than most similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The most frequently found cable included is VGA, but this cable included is not found on this HP LCD screen. The cables included USB are also found on this LCD screen.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The HP U160 has a fairly slow response time (12 milliseconds) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the U160. Across all the small monitors that were released around the same time as the U160 the response times range from 2ms to 44ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP U160

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the U160 over three years ago.

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Electricity cost when switched on $6.18
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $8.53
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.055 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 2 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c4m77a, c4m77aa
Barcodes 00163120645701, 00887111398277, 00887111458780, 00887111632272, 00887758079980, 00887758230275, 00887758597613, 00887758601594, 04055895306702, 05712505280485, 05712505418727, 08871114587808, 08871116322728, 08877586015948

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