Comparing flat-panel displays

Eizo Nanao Corp. FlexScan L788 Hewlett-Packard Co. L2335 NEC Corp. Multisync LCD2060NX Samsung SyncMaster 243T Sharp Electronics Corp. LL-T2015 Sony Corp. SDM-P234 ViewSonic Corp. VP191b
Price $999 $1,599 $1,199.99, with discounted government pricing beginning at $991.09 $2,539 $1,299 $1,999 $849
Display size (inches) 14.8 x 11.9 19.5 x 12.25 16 x 12 20.5 x 12.75 16 x 12 19.75 x 12.25 14.8 x 11.85
Native resolution 1,280 x 1,024 1,920 x 1,200 1,600 x 1,200 1,920 x 1,200 1,600 x 1,200 1,920 x 1,200 1,280 x 1,024
Dot pitch 0.294mm 0.258mm 0.255mm 0.27mm 0.255mm 0.258mm 0.294mm
Contrast ratio 1,000:1 500:1 600:1 500:1 400:1 500:1 600:1
Viewing angle (claimed) 178 degrees 170 degrees 170 degrees 170 degrees 176 degrees 176 degrees 170 degrees
Response time 25 milliseconds 16 milliseconds 25 milliseconds 25 milliseconds 16 milliseconds 16 milliseconds 25 milliseconds
Pivot yes yes no yes no no yes
Warranty 5 years 3 years 3 years 3 years 3 years 3 years 3 years
TCO 99/03 yes/yes yes/yes yes/no yes/yes yes/yes yes/no yes/no
Energy Star yes yes yes yes yes yes yes

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.


  • Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

    Exit interview with Anne Rung

    The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

  • Charles Phalen

    Administration appoints first head of NBIB

    The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.

  • Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

    Senator: Rigid hiring process pushes millennials from federal work

    Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

  • Shutterstock image.

    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

    The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

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