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HP L1908wi

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HP L1908wi

HP L1908wi
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A classic and good spec 19" PC display, with alright running costs
19" 1440 X 900 Pixels No 5ms Dec 2012
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Refurbished - HP L1908wi 19-inch Wide LCD **Refurbished**, GP537AA-RFB (**Refurbished** Monitor)
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Refurbished - Hp L1908wi 19in Lcd Monitor **Refurbished**, GP537A-RFB (**Refurbished**)
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HP L1908wi Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the HP L1908wi as follows:
89
Reviews
1 Review
78
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$89 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This HP PC monitor has running costs of $89 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 3,292 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
The L1908wi has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wall mountable
Latest technology
Designed for comfort
Smart software
Easy to set up and use
Designed with the environment in mind
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1440 x 900 pixels resolution

HP L1908wi In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The L1908wi is in the most expensive 17% of all 3,292 PC screens that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the L1908wi is $89.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

LCD screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The L1908wi's display diagonal of only 19" is in the smallest 7% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1440 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The L1908wi has a maximum display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 38% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The L1908wi's response time of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other LCD screens. It is slower than 46% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The HP L1908wi's horizontal viewing angle of only 160° is in the narrowest 8% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The L1908wi's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than 71% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the HP L1908wi does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HP L1908w's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other LCD screens. It is higher than 65% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Wall Mountable

The HP L1908wi is wall mountable. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp gp537aarfb, hp gp537arfb, hp l1908wi

Barcodes:

04056572531813, 04056572531820

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