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HP 688736-001

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HP 688736-001

$1,238.00
HP 688736-001
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A good spec but only moderate value for money 17.3" PC monitor
17.3" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 160° Oct 2012
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HP 688736-001 Review

With very good features, we have scored the HP 688736-001 as follows:
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in camera
Smaller than average display diagonal
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

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HP 688736-001 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,238.00 it is more expensive than 96% of PC monitors.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HP 688736-001 of only 17.3" is in the smallest 4% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all PC monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC displays.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The 688736-001's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the narrowest 25% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The 688736-001's horizontal viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 91% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. PC screens have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP 688736-001 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Camera

The 688736-001 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. 98% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in camera.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the 688736-001 of only 600 is very low compared to most other PC displays. It is lower than 96% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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