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HP U160

HP U160
86
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
82
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A low cost and fully featured 15.6" flatpanel monitor.
15.6"
WXGA
RESOLUTION
12ms
RESPONSE TIME
65°
VERTICAL
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the HP U160 number 423 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
87
Brand Rating
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Features
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Value for Money

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

HP is an excellent flatpanel monitor brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available.
This PC monitor has some great features:

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution
Slow response time
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Does not have a built-in speaker
Only very low typical contrast ratio
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle
Only has a usb cables included
Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of PC monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the HP U160 of only 15.6" is very small compared to most other PC displays. It is in the smallest 4% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the HP U160 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. PC displays resolutions range from 480 x 234 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 (5K) pixels (best). §.

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Slow Response Time

The response time of the HP U160 of 12ms is very slow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 91% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average response time of all PC displays is 5.9ms, with the fastest being 0.1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the HP U160 of only 90° is narrower than 94% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Does Not Have a Built-in Speaker

The HP U160 does not have a built-in speaker. 52% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Only Very Low Typical Contrast Ratio

The highest typical contrast ratio of the HP U160 is very low. That's 50% less typical contrast ratio than the most frequently found typical contrast ratio of and is in fact the worst typical contrast ratio amongst all LCD screens.

An ultra high typical contrast ratio is the best typical contrast ratio amongst similar types of PC screen. A contrast ratio of under 500.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The HP U160's vertical viewing angle of only 65° is in the narrowest 4% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of PC screens range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Only Has a Usb Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the HP U160 is less than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is vga, but this cables included is not found on this HP PC display. The cables included usb are also found on this PC screen.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A PC monitor with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the HP U160, and ranked it:

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Frequently Asked Questions About the HP U160

QWhat is the display diagonal of the HP U160?
AThe HP U160 is a 15.6 inches PC monitor.
QWhat is the display resolution of the HP U160?
AThe HP U160 has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 (WXGA).
QIs the HP U160 3D?
ANo, the HP U160 is not 3D.
QWhat is the response time of the HP U160?
AThe HP U160 has a response time of 12 milliseconds.
QWhat is the vertical viewing angle of the HP U160?
AThe HP U160 has a vertical viewing angle of 65 degrees.
QWhat is the horizontal viewing angle of the HP U160?
AThe HP U160 has a horizontal viewing angle of 90 degrees.
QWhat is the typical contrast ratio of the HP U160?
AThe HP U160 has a very low typical contrast ratio.
QWhat is the aspect ratio of the HP U160?
AThe HP U160 has a high-definition tv (16:9) aspect ratio.
QDoes the HP U160 support Wi-Fi?
ANo, the HP U160 does not support Wi-Fi.
QDoes the HP U160 support bluetooth?
ANo, the HP U160 does not support bluetooth.
QDoes the HP U160 have an HDCP?
ANo, the HP U160 does not have an HDCP.
QDoes the HP U160 have a built-in speaker?
ANo, the HP U160 does not have a built-in speaker.
QDoes the HP U160 have a built-in camera?
ANo, the HP U160 does not have a built-in camera.
QDoes the HP U160 have a TV tuner integrated?
ANo, the HP U160 does not have a TV tuner integrated.
QDoes the HP U160 feature Plug & Play?
AYes, the HP U160 features Plug & Play.
QDoes the HP U160 have a height adjustment?
ANo, the HP U160 does not have a height adjustment.
QDoes the HP U160 support VESA mounting?
ANo, the HP U160 is a PC monitor which does not support VESA mounting.
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the HP U160. However we have checked the rating of all HP PC monitors and the average score is 92.5%.

HP U160 Specification

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Ports & Interfaces
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Bluetooth
HDCP
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Built-in Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Energy Star Certified
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Market Positioning
EPEAT Compliance
Performance
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Thin Client
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Ergonomics
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Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
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On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
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Operational Conditions
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Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
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