The HP V196 has a maximum resolution of 720 x 400. That's 78% less resolution than a 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) is also found on this PC screen. This HP PC monitor also have graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA) and 1366 x 768.
This PC display's resolution (720 x 400) is in fact the worst resolution across all flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the V196.
Across similar types of PC display the best resolution is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).