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HP W2072a PC Monitor

20" 3000000:1 LED 477.3mm Jul 2015
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The HP W2072a 50,8 cm (20") LED Backlit LCD Monitor combines flawless form and high-quality viewing at an affordable price all with the environment in mind. Its thin design, with integrated... More
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4 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Average

Based on 19 user reviews this LCD screen has an average user rating of 74%.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung S22D390 ($109.99), the Acer CB240HY, and the Viewsonic VA2265 ($109.99) is also worth considering.

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HP PC Displays Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all HP PC screens and also specifically for HP medium monitors and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Narrow

When compared to other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the W2072a that we have assessed the width of, the HP W2072a's width of only 477.3 millimeters is one of the narrowest. The average width of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the W2072a is 590mm.

Other PC screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Samsung S22D390 ($109.99) (514.2mm and higher rated), the Viewsonic VA2265 ($109.99) (510.7mm and higher rated), or the Lenovo T2254p ($140.00) (509.3mm and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The HP W2072a does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the W2072a.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Lenovo T2254p ($140.00), the Acer CB240HY, or the Samsung S24E450 ($145.00) is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HP W2072a does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the W2072a also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The HP W2072a is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC screens of this age and type are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the W2072a, the HP W2072a does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

When compared to other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the W2072a that we have assessed, the vertical viewing angle of the HP W2072a of only 50 degrees is one of the narrowest. The average vertical viewing angle of similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the W2072a is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens of this age and type range from 18° to 180°. When compared to other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the W2072a that we have checked, the HP W2072a's horizontal viewing angle of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The smallest viewable height of LCD screens of this age and spec is 230mm and the biggest is 700mm. With a viewable height of only 249 millimeters, the HP W2072a has a very small viewable height compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the W2072a.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the HP W2072a has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the W2072a. LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the W2072a have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that have been around for more than a year is 48cm, the biggest is 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. The display diagonal of the HP W2072a of only 50.8 centimeters is one of the smallest amongst medium monitors that were released around the same time as the W2072a.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

With a viewable width of only 443 millimeters, the HP W2072a has one of the smaller viewable widths amongst similar spec PC displays of this age. The viewable widths of medium monitors that are a similar age to the W2072a range from 280mm to 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm.

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Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Graphics Resolution

The HP W2072a has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA). That's 62% less resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). This LCD screen also have graphics resolutions of 720 x 400, 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The resolution of all medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the W2072a ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Released Over a Year Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market for over a year.

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User Reviews

(18)
Reviewed 10 January 2013 by Michael M.
(Verified Purchase)

Good, solid monitor. There are better out there, but for the $80 price I paid, there is a significant value, especially since it was a gift to someone using a postage stamp as a monitor, lol...

Reviewed 29 December 2012 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

If I'd purchased this at a store, I'd have already taken it back. From now on I'll avoid HP products (monitors at least) and only buy TVs and monitors from a place they can be returned to... Read more…

Reviewed 20 June 2014 by Samuel C.
(Verified Purchase)

Will probably read a few more reviews on color before purchasing another monitor in the future, as here I was really only looking for pixels per dollar. Overall, though, this was a great deal... Read more…

Reviewed 21 January 2014 by James F.
(Verified Purchase)

Bought it for a second monitor for my wife. She's been seeing how I've used my second monitor and wanted in on it as well. We set it up and have had no issues with it at all. Not sure where the... Read more…

Reviewed 7 February 2015 by Yeshiyahu E.

You basically have to change angles as you read. Almost looks like the LEDs are too bright or there is some kind of glare. There is no OSD gamma setting. I've tweaked my video cards setting a lot... Read more…

Reviewed 9 January 2015 by William B.

I wanted a replacement monitor that didn't cost a lot--this fills the bill nicely. My next desktop will probably be a Mac and I really didn't want to sink a lot of bucks into a monitor I'd use 2-3... Read more…

Reviewed 18 January 2014 by J F.
(Verified Purchase)

Decent work monitor for the price. No way I'd use this for a pc I gamed or watched movies on but its fine for general work purposes. I mainly gave it 3 eggs due to the price I paid at non sale... Read more…

Reviewed 9 December 2013 by Patrick M.
(Verified Purchase)

Overall good, nothing wrong with it from a performance standpoint besides the built in speakers, just a few physical issues that aren't too bothersome...

Reviewed 17 May 2013 by Kevin H.
(Verified Purchase)

IF your not mounting your better of with the IPS monitor which is the same size (slower latency tho)...

Reviewed 29 December 2012 by John C.
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased two. One works fine, but after a month the other has developed a bright green vertical stripe running through the display. Unfortunately this happened just outside Newegg's 30 day... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $24.80
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $27.16
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp k5g91, hp b5m13, hp w2072, hp b5m13a, hp w2072a, hp k5g91a, hp b5m13at, hp k5g91aa, hp b5m13aa, hp 200cdm2, hp k5g91aaa, hp 1600x900, hp b5m13ata, hp b5m13aaa, hp b5m13atab, hp b5m13aaab, hp k5g91aaab, hp k5g91aaaba, hp b5m13atabu, hp b5m13aaabu, warranty w2072, warranty w2072a
Barcodes 00000693178001, 00886112948344, 00887758419410, 00889296010814, 00889296290704, 04054842529874

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