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HP E221
9.0* out of 10

HP E221

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Overall 6
6.0

OK, but poor color

Anonymous, Newegg
11 December 2014
  • Summary: I've worked with a school district that deployed these in mass.
  • Pros: It works reliably. It can rotate, stand works as expected (although it falls over more easily than older displays like the HP L1740 or LA1905wg).
  • Cons: The color on these isn't good at all - HP's consumer grade monitors are a good deal better (and I'm not talking glossy vs matte). I've seen similarly bad color (to the E221's) on other LED-backlit TN panels (but those were cheaper). I actually thought there was something wrong with these at first - I think they look worse than the L1740's and LA1905wg's these have been replacing around here. I've also had this register as an audio device when used on Displayport (Inte...
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Overall 6
6.0

Acceptable

Rebecca S., Newegg
10 October 2014
  • Summary: Sometimes when I right click on a link in the monitor, the menu opens in my laptop screen. That may be my stupidity, though. I have to ask my IT friend if there is a way to fix that.
  • Pros: Having this rotated to portrait is perfect for my programming homework! The screen is large enough to fit my IDE, debugger, and test run windows simultaneously. The resolution is great, very crisp. The two usb ports are also handy. I keep my mouse/laptop usb hooked up to the monitor, so I don't have to worry about unplugging them (or losing the hub) when I take my laptop elsewhere.
  • Cons: No HDMI port?! That was probably my mistake. I just assumed that my laptop would be compatible with whichever monitor I chose. I think the lack of HDMI port may be why I got such a good deal on it. I just got a HDMI-VGA adapter, and it works perfectly now.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Monitor

Rick Z., Newegg
28 September 2014
  • Pros: Very sharp display, no setup required for Win 8.1
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

EXCELLENT monitor with infinite position options -- no HDMI input, though.

Mahlers2nd "The Resurrection", Amazon
18 April 2014
  • Summary: When I started my (latest) new job a couple of months ago, I was provided with an HP EliteBook laptop which I REALLY like. I was also provided with 2 monitors -- a Dell and this HP EliteDisplay. The HP is light-years ahead of the Dell. First, I love the fact that it can be adjusted very easily and virtually infinite combinations of hight and angle -- there is a swivel for side-side viewing, tilt for back and forward viewing and height.
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