NEC Monitor MultiSync E224WI-BK 21.5" LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - 6 ms - Adjustable Monitor Angle - 1920 x 1080 - 16.7 Million Colors - 250 Nit - 1,000:1 - Full HD - DVI - VGA - MonitorPort - 26 W - Black - EPEAT Silver, ENERGY STAR 6.0, TCO Certif
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NEC is one of the leading PC monitor manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and NEC also has excellent reviews for its medium monitors.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens of this age and spec.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Asus VS238 ($110.99) which is cheaper; or the AOC I2369 which has a better Rating.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens of this type and age is 60°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the NEC MultiSync E224 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.
Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The average vertical viewing angle of LCD screens that were released around the same time as the MultiSync E224 is 170°. The MultiSync E224 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst PC screens of this age.
Has One Cable Included
The MultiSync E224 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DVI are also found on this PC screen.
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Across all the PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the MultiSync E224 the widths range from 220mm to 5,200mm. At only 507.4 millimeters, the MultiSync E224 is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the MultiSync E224.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 507.4mm wide PC monitors currently available including the NEC AccuSync AS222 ($139.99) which is cheaper; or the NEC EA224WMi ($180.99) which has a better Rating.
Other flatpanel monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Philips 221S3 ($214.03) (507mm) which is also cheaper.
Very Low Maximum Power Consumption
The MultiSync E224 has one of the lower maximum power consumptions (only 25 Watts) amongst PC screens of this age. The average maximum power consumption of medium monitors that came out more than two years ago is 54W.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the MultiSync E224 range from 0.02kWh to 100kWh. The MultiSync E224 has a quite low annual energy consumption (only 32 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to the MultiSync E224.
LCD screens of a similar age and type to the MultiSync E224 have heights of between 41mm and 4,800mm. With a height of only 301.1 millimeters, the MultiSync E224 is fairly short compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The NEC MultiSync E224 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the MultiSync E224.
It is worth considering alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker including the AOC E2360 or the Acer B236HL ($457.13), or the LG E2411PU.
Not 3D Compatible
The NEC MultiSync E224 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.
PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the AOC i2367 ($119.99), or the Asus VG248QE ($213.99) which also has a higher Rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The MultiSync E224 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the MultiSync E224 also do not have a built-in camera.
Most LCD screens of this age and spec do not have an integrated card reader. The MultiSync E224 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays of a comparable age and spec to it.
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
The lowest maximum height adjustment of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the MultiSync E224 is 13mm, the highest is 1,300mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. With a maximum height adjustment of only 110 millimeters, the MultiSync E224 has one of the lower maximum height adjustments amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of only 54.62 centimeters, the MultiSync E224 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type. The average display diagonal of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 63cm.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago.
Quite Slow Response Time
At 6 milliseconds, the NEC MultiSync E224 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MultiSync E224. The fastest response time of comparable spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the MultiSync E224 is 1ms, the slowest is 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
NEC released the MultiSync E224 over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on LCD screens of this age and spec.
We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and we think a cheaper PC monitor such as the Asus VS238 ($110.99) or you might consider a higher rated PC monitor such as the AOC I2369 are also worth considering.
PC screens with a more display resolution that might be worth considering include the Asus VS24 ($149.00) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated), or the Eizo ColorEdge CX240 ($199.00) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated) or the HP LP2465 (1920 x 1200 and cheaper).
Richfair would recommend the NEC E224Wi (Verified Purchase)
Very lightweight without its base, which is exactly what I wanted on the end of adjustable arms. I bought two for side-by-side, and unlike another brand I bought last year, color and intensity of... Read more…
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