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NEC MD212G3

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NEC MD212G3

$4,699.00
NEC MD212G3
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A good spec but only moderate value for money 21.3" PC monitor, with alright running costs
21.3" 2048 X 1536 Pixels No 20ms Aug 2015
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NEC MD212G3 Review

With very good features, we have scored the NEC MD212G3 as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$110 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 3,257 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
2048 x 1536 pixels resolution
Has a built-in camera
Internal 16-bit programmable 3d lookup tables (luts) allow the display of 1024 out of 12277 levels of grayscale for smooth images
Out-of-the-box calibration to the DICOM grayscale display function for luminance
DVI-D and displayport as well as built-in two-port USB hub
Four-way ergonomic stand boasts pivot, swivel, tilt and height-adjustment up to 150mm to maximize your viewing comfort
Smaller than average display diagonal
Slower than average response time

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NEC MD212G3 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $4,699.00 it is in the most expensive 1% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The MD212G3 has an average running cost of $110 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 3,257 PC monitors.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the MD212G3 of only 21.3" is smaller than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the smallest 17% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2048 X 1536 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the MD212G3 is 2048 x 1536 pixels. That's 52% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all PC displays ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The NEC MD212G3's response time of 20ms is slower than 99% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The fastest response time of PC displays is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The MD212G3 has a built-in camera. 98% of PC displays do not have a built-in camera.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the MD212G3 of 176° is relatively typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 60% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the MD212G3 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 Vertical Viewing Angle

The NEC MD212G3's vertical viewing angle of 176° is relatively standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 59% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC MD212G3's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,400 is higher than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 19% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the NEC MD212G3 is more than most LCD screens. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax prmd212g3, visipax md212g3, nec 2048x1536, nec mdg3bndn2, nec mdg3bnda2, nec md212g3

Barcodes:

0000008.06E+11, 0008.05736E+11, 00779184259329, 00805736061727, 00805736062847, 05028695111547

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