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NEC MultiSync P232

70

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NEC MultiSync P232

$855.50
NEC MultiSync P232
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A very economical to run and good spec 23" LCD screen, with many owner recommendations but representing only middle of the road value for money
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 8ms Jan 2015 A
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NEC Display Solutions P232W-BK NEC 23" MultiSync P232W-BK Widescreen Professional Graphics Desktop Monitor
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NEC MultiSync P232 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the NEC MultiSync P232 as follows:
59
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
93
Running Costs
$28 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
It has running costs of only $28 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 15% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
This NEC PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Very wide horizontal viewing angle
Improved productivity and reduced desk clutter - through easy multi-platform support and input following USB hub. picture-by-picture allows two different platforms to be simultaneously viewed. A single mouse and keyboard can be switched to the active operating system
Instant real-time visualisation - with the 3d LUT colour emulation and the picture-in-picture function you can simulate accurately different lighting conditions with varying paper colours
Responsible approach to environmental impact - is maintained, without any performance compromise: ambient light sensor, carbon footprint meter / carbon savings meter and efficient cabinet packing design
Save time and increase personal productivity - see reality on your screen and see your creative masterpieces precisely as you envisioned them
Smaller than average display diagonal
Slower than average response time

NEC MultiSync P232 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $855.50 it is in the most expensive 11% of PC monitors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the NEC MultiSync P232 of £411.68 ($411.68) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $443.82.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The MultiSync P232 has an average 5 year running cost of only $28 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run PC displays.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the MultiSync P232 of only 23" is smaller than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the smallest 35% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. PC displays have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all PC displays is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the MultiSync P232 of 8ms is slower than 89% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC MultiSync P232 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the NEC MultiSync P232 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 19% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all PC screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The NEC MultiSync P232's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 5% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync P232 has a built-in USB hub, unlike 81% of PC displays which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The MultiSync P232's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 72% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The MultiSync P232 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of LCD screens which do not have an ECO mode.

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Has AC and DisplayPort

The MultiSync P232 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC display.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The MultiSync P232 features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of LCD screens which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

oem asc1026857asx03, oem p232wbk, nec p232wbk

Barcodes:

04053162789593, 05028695108981

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