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NEC P212BK

$649.00
A 1600 x 1200 PC screen with average reviews and average features
21" 1600 X 1200 Pixels LCD No Aug 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date
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NEC P212 Review

With good reviews and average features, we have ranked the NEC P212 number 826 across all PC monitors.
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$118 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of $118 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,770 PC screens that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in USB hub
Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 more cables included
Fairly slow response time
Only 1600 x 1200 pixels display resolution

NEC P212 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $649.00 it is more expensive than 85% of PC screens.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the NEC P212 of £499.81 ($499.81) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $149.19.

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Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The NEC P212 has a built-in USB hub, unlike 85% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the NEC P212 of 8ms is in the slowest 10% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The NEC P212 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens. This PC display has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC P212 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The NEC P212's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 25% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The viewing angles, horizontal of PC displays range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The NEC P212 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's 7% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. LCD screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the NEC P212 of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 3% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. LCD screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Only One HDMI Port

The NEC P212 is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The P212 has an average running cost of $118 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 12% of all 2,770 PC screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec 1600x1200, nec 60003989, nec p229278p, nec 60003862, nec 440cdm2
Barcodes 00000060003862, 00000060003989, 00805736059373, 00805736059403, 04058154080238, 05028695112490, 05028695112506
$439 Cheaper
7ms faster response time
Cheaper to run by $58.45
5% narrower viewing angle, vertical
$444 Cheaper
60% faster response time
10.2" bigger display diagonal
More expensive to run over five years by 54%
$552 Cheaper
Vastly faster response time
2.7" bigger display diagonal
Higher running costs over five years by $97.68

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