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NEC MultiSync P241

A Fully Featured 1920 X 1200 PC Display
24.1" 1920 X 1200 Pixels LCD Yes Oct 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date

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NEC MultiSync P241 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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9 Great Features
44
3 Years Old
22
£244 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
22
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 22?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £244 over 8 years, which are in the most expensive 4% of all 1,185 new medium monitors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a sync-on-green (SOG)
Wall mountable
Fairly slow response time

NEC MultiSync P241 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

NEC Has Excellent PC Display Reviews

Based on 276 expert and owner reviews (including 38 verified purchases), NEC has excellent reviews for its flatpanel monitors. NEC also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 94% of those that bought a NEC PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The NEC MultiSync P241 has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other latest comparable spec flatpanel monitors.

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Wall Mountable

The MultiSync P241 is wall mountable. Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC screen also are wall mountable.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of recently released medium monitors is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°. The NEC MultiSync P241 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to this PC screen.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

When compared to other PC screens that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor that we have assessed, the NEC MultiSync P241's viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees is one of the widest. Across all the similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC display the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Has a Composite Sync

The NEC MultiSync P241 has a composite sync. Most of the other recently released similar spec flatpanel monitors also have a composite sync.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

The MultiSync P241 is a five USB 2.0 port PC display. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to this PC screen have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Has an HDCP

The MultiSync P241 has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC display also have an HDCP.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The MultiSync P241 has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other recently released medium monitors.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

At 8 milliseconds, the NEC MultiSync P241 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other LCD screens that were launched around the same time as this PC display. The response times of medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC monitor range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.8ms.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the MultiSync P241 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst display resolution of all medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2400 pixels.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the MultiSync P241 in October 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the MultiSync P241 will cost £244 over 8 years to run, which is in the most expensive 4% of all 1,185 new medium monitors.

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NEC MultiSync P241 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC MultiSync P241 review we compared this PC monitor to 100 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 707,581 product attributes, 87,651 PC monitor reviews and 7,949,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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