NEC MD211G3 vs Sony LMD-A220
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NEC MD211G3vsSony LMD-A220

NEC MD211G3

67

Overall Score

67

Overall Score

NEC MD211G3

$3,499.95
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 21.3" PC screen, with alright running costs
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$240 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good
21.3" 2048 X 1536 Pixels No 13ms Oct 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date
Display Diagonal 21.3"
Display Resolution 2048 X 1536 Pixels
3D No
Response Time 13ms
Release Date Oct 2012
Sony LMD-A220

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

Sony LMD-A220

$2,899.95
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 21.5" LCD screen, with average running costs
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$94 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 178° Jun 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Vertical Viewing Angle Release Date
Display Diagonal 21.5"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
3D No
Vertical Viewing Angle 178°
Release Date Jun 2014
NEC MD211G3

67

Overall Score

67

Overall Score

NEC MD211G3

$3,499.95
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 21.3" PC screen, with alright running costs
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$240 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good
21.3" 2048 X 1536 Pixels No 13ms Oct 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date
Display Diagonal 21.3"
Display Resolution 2048 X 1536 Pixels
3D No
Response Time 13ms
Release Date Oct 2012
Sony LMD-A220

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

Sony LMD-A220

$2,899.95
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 21.5" LCD screen, with average running costs
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$94 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 178° Jun 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Vertical Viewing Angle Release Date
Display Diagonal 21.5"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
3D No
Vertical Viewing Angle 178°
Release Date Jun 2014

Top Prices

NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
Factory Outlet Store
NEC MD211G3 Grayscale Medical Diagnostic Display
$3,499.95
Go to Store
Amazon US
NEC Display MD211G3 21.3" LCD Monitor
$3,857.82
Go to Store
Adorama
NEC 21.3" Grayscale 3-Megapixel Medical Diagnostic Monitor, 2048x1536 Resolution, 900:1 Contrast Ratio, 13ms Response Time
Out of stock
$4,699.00
Go to Store
3 Prices from 3 Stores | $3,499.95-$3,857.82
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Factory Outlet Store
Sony LMDA220 LCD Professional Monitor
$2,899.95
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Adorama
Sony LMDA220 22" Production Video LCD Monitor, 16:9 Native Aspect Ratio, 1080p Resolution
Out of stock
$3,099.95
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2 Prices from 2 Stores | $2,899.95
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Reasons For

NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
2 Reasons For
More Shops Are Selling it
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Better Brand
NEC PC monitors have an average rating of 86.2%, however Sony has an average rating of 54.4%.
7 Reasons For
A Bit Bigger Display Diagonal
The Sony LMD-A220 has a display diagonal of 21.5", but the NEC MD211G3 is only a 21.3" PC monitor (0.2" smaller).

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

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2% Wider Vertical Viewing Angle
The Sony LMD-A220 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 2° wider than the NEC MD211G3 (176°).

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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Moderately Wider Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Sony LMD-A220 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, but the NEC MD211G3 is only a 176° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (2° narrower).

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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HDCP
The Sony LMD-A220 has an HDCP, but the NEC MD211G3 does not have an HDCP.

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection - it is a protocol used by some encrypted DVD players to securely transfer information with no chance of interception.

A monitor with HDCP support will be able to read media from encrypted DVD players and other peripherals.

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Built-In Speaker(s)
The Sony LMD-A220 has a built-in speaker(s), but the NEC MD211G3 does not have a built-in speaker(s).

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

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$600 Cheaper
The Sony LMD-A220 costs $2,899.95, whereas the NEC MD211G3 is $3,499.95.
$144 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Sony LMD-A220 is $144 cheaper to run than the NEC MD211G3 over five years.
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Reasons Against

NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
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Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

NEC has a better average brand rating than Sony. The average brand rating for NEC is 86.23% based on 584 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Sony is 54.39% based on 2 reviews.
NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
NEC

86

86

Based on 584 reviews
Sony

54

54

Based on 2 reviews

Date Released

NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
65 months old 45 months old Best

Key Features

Display Diagonal

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Built-in Speaker(s)

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
Best
No
Yes

Width

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
NEC MD211G3
NEC
MD211G3
36 trees 1.4 tonnes CO2
Sony LMD-A220
Sony
LMD-A220
14 trees 0.55 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
Display Diagonal 21.3" 21.5"
BEST
Display Resolution
2048 x 1536
 2048 x 1536
2048 x 1536
 2048 x 1536
Response Time 13ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle 176° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle 176° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
900:1
 900:1
900:1
 900:1
Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
Supported Graphics Resolutions
2048 x 1536 (QXGA) 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2048 x 1536 (QXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
2048 x 1536 (QXGA) 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2048 x 1536 (QXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Horizontal Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 267.8mm
Horizontal Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 476.1mm
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal (metric) 54cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Brightness 400 Cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
USB 2.0 Port 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port 1
BEST
USB Type-A Downstream Port 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Multimedia NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Loudspeaker Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Ergonomics NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
Height Adjustment 150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
Typical Power Consumption 105W Unknown - Click to provide data
Standby Power Consumption 2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (average) Unknown - Click to provide data 43W
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 47W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
Weight With Stand 10.7kg
BEST
5.4kg
Height (with Stand) 377.6mm 360.5mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 227.6mm 165mm
BEST
Width (with Stand) 467.8mm
BEST
517.8mm
Weight 7.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height 361.6mm 338mm
Depth 104mm 67.2mm
Width 467.8mm 5,178mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content NEC MD211G3 Sony LMD-A220
Cables Included
DVI DisplayPort
AC
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 AC
DVI DisplayPort
AC
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 AC

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