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First Look: The HP 2311xi impresses with wide viewing angles.

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First Look: The HP 2311xi impresses with wide viewing angles.

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HP 2311xi is an affordable monitor with an impressively wide viewing angle.

Most point three inch LED based monitors are very basic general purpose devices that probably won't impress you with their performance. The HP 2311. X I however as an IPS screen. Given -- a few powers beyond your usual 23 incher. Hi I'm Eric Franklin and today I'll take a first look at the HP 2311. X hi. The XI has a wide foot stand includes back tilt but no prohibit -- -- adjustment. Technically there's no swivel. -- you can slide it around Ares. Connections include HDMI dvi VG eight. -- the options feature the usual brightness and contrast but also color temperature. By presets and red green blue adjustment options. Movies displayed deep blacks in pretty good color although they didn't and the push a bit too much green. Games -- vibrant. High color saturation but again -- that slight green tint to the images. The most impressive thing about performance though is the viewing angle the -- uses an in plane switching or IPS panel which gives it really wide viewing angles. Very noticeable when viewing from the bottom of the screen but also from the sides or top. From all angles like this the IPS panel allows it to retain this kind of image integrity that twisted dramatic or TN panels don't -- But as much -- of the XI has an IPS panel. -- has is very powerful panel. But cost starting only 240 dollars which is cheaper than even some T and panels which usually start it pretty low prices. Check my full review more -- Once again I'm Eric Franklin has been a first look at the HP 2311. --

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