|15"||1,024 Pixels||No||8ms||Aug 2013|
|Display Diagonal||Display Resolution||3D||Response Time||Release Date|
Planar PL1500M Review
|Value for Money||
|$35 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 53?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of only $35 over 8 years, which puts it in the cheapest 10% of all 2,772 PC screens that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Only 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution
Should You Buy it Now?
Planar PL1500M In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has mediocre features but at $139.99 it is cheaper than 71% of flatpanel monitors.
Price Has Gone Down by $15 (10%)
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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
The viewing angles, vertical of PC displays range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the PL1500M of only 125° is fairly narrow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 8% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.
Only 1024 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The largest display resolution of the PL1500M is 1024 x 768 pixels. That's 62% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Flatpanel monitors have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the PL1500M of only 140° is in the narrowest 8% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The PL1500M has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Quite Slow Response Time
The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The PL1500M's response time of 8ms is in the slowest 11% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.
Running Costs Are Very Low
The PL1500M has an average running cost of only $35 over 8 years based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 10% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors.
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