HP U160 Best US Prices
HP U160 Price History
Should You Buy it Now?
Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from $120.48 to $85.95 in the last 13 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 76% chance that the price of the HP U160 will go up in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will increase by up to $16 over this period.
Value for Money
Why Has it Scored 78?
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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.
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). §.
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.
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°.
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.
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.
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°.
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.
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:
This PC monitor has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!
Value for Money of Similar PC Monitors
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HP U160 Manuals and Brochures
Frequently Asked Questions About the HP U160
HP U160 Specification
|Display Resolution||1366 x 768 (WXGA) pixels|
|Vertical Viewing Angle||65°|
|Horizontal Viewing Angle||90°|
|Typical Contrast Ratio||Very low (500:1)|
|Aspect Ratio||High-definition tv (16:9) (16:9)|
|Supported Graphics Resolutions||1366 х 768|
|Viewable Size Diagonal||396.2mm|
|Vertical Viewable Size||193.5mm|
|Horizontal Viewable Size||344.2mm|
|Pixel Pitch||0.252 X 0.252|
|Display Diagonal (Metric)||39.6cm|
|Display Brightness||180 Cd/m²|
|Native Aspect Ratio||16:9 (16:9)|
|Colours||16.78 million colours|
|Display Brightness (Typical)||180 Cd/m²|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|USB Type-A Downstream Port||1|
|USB Hub Version||Usb 2|
|TV Tuner Integrated||No|
|Energy Star Certified||Yes|
|Certification||Bsmi, C-tick, CCC, Ce, Gost, PSB, Saso, Fcc, Vcci, Cb|
|Market Positioning||Home & office|
|Operating Systems Supported (Windows)||1|
|Thin Client Installed||No|
|Plug & Play||Yes|
|Tilt Angle||15 - 45|
|Cable Lock Slot||No|
|On Screen Display (OSD)||Yes|
|Typical Power Consumption||5W|
|Standby Power Consumption||0.5W|
|Quick Start Guide||Yes|
|Operating Altitude||0 - 5000|
|Non-Operating Altitude||0 - 12192|
|Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)||5 - 95|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||20 - 80|
|Storage Temperature (T-T)||-20 - 60|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||5 - 35|
|Weight & Dimensions|
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