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HP V221 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 1000000:1 LED Oct 2013
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Enjoy business-class brightness, contrast, and clarity in a 21.5-inch diagonal monitor that's easy on the wallet. More
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7 Reasons For

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to it.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including the LG 34UM65[plb_2272549_price] which has better reviews.

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Good Brand

On average HP medium monitors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all PC monitors produced by HP.

1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 720 x 400|1600 x 900|1024 x 768 (XGA)|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1280 x 720 (HD 720)|1440 x 900 (WXGA+)|1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 5 milliseconds, the HP V221 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. The average response time of comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the V221 is 6.1ms.

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Has Two Cables Included

The HP V221 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that came out around the same time as the V221. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Short

The heights of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the V221 range from 30mm to 4,800mm, and the average height is 370mm. At only 319.1 millimeters, the HP V221 is quite short compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the V221.

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Very Shallow

With a depth of only 49 millimeters, the HP V221 is one of the shallower PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the V221 amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The shallowest PC monitor of a similar age and spec to the V221 is 6.1mm deep and the deepest is 810mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The HP V221 does not have a built-in speaker, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the V221 also do not have a built-in speaker.

Other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for more than two years are not 3D compatible. The HP V221 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The HP V221 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the 231C5[pl_1599727_price], or the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price] both from Philips or the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other LCD screens of this age and type, the HP V221 does not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with an integrated card reader and we think the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of only 50 degrees, the HP V221's vertical viewing angle is one of the narrowest amongst flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the V221. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the V221 the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

When compared to other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the V221, the HP V221's horizontal viewing angle of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the V221 is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². The HP V221 has one of the dimmer display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The average viewable height of medium monitors that are a similar age to the V221 is 310mm. The HP V221 has a quite small viewable height (only 268.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the V221.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

The viewable widths of LCD screens of this type and age range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm. At only 476.6 millimeters, the HP V221 has a quite small viewable width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the V221.

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Quite Small Viewable Size Diagonal

The smallest viewable size diagonal of comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the V221 is 21mm and the largest is 940mm. At only 546 millimeters, the HP V221 has a quite small viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP V221

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this LCD screen was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Average Width

With a width of 517.1 millimeters, the HP V221 has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

If you would consider a PC screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the ProDisplay P221[pl_1604027_price] (518mm), or the Compaq LA2206[pl_1467324_price] (518mm) both from HP.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 19 November 2015 by MIKE
MIKE would recommend the HP V221 (Verified Purchase)

Very easy set up, great resolution, we use it for graphic display, all around great monitor...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use

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Electricity cost when switched on $28.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $30.70
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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

Manufacturer Part Numbers e2t08a8aba, hp e2t08a6, hp e2t08a8, e2t08aaaba, hp e2t08a6a, hp e2t08a8a, hp e2t08a6ab, hp e2t08a8ab, hp 730724001, hp e2t08a6aba, hp e2t08a8aba
Barcodes 00000051845683, 00000730724001, 00021986983002, 00786936175271, 00880959463664, 00887758522240, 00887758657348, 00888793466780, 00889296100348, 00889296461128, 07427451879864, 07427455415495, 08877585222408, 08877586573486
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