Apple Thunderbolt Alternative: HP L2311c

Apple Thunderbolt displays has been a boon for the Apple Macbooks with Thunderbolt capability as it not only gives the user an excellent external display, but also an array of extra (useful) ports and an HD camera. However, since Thunderbolt displays from Apple only work on their notebooks, HP is now offering a USB powered docking monitor, L2311C that work over a single USB port.

HP L2311c specs

L2211c – In addition to its 23 inch display, you also get 4x USB 2.0 ports, VGA and a HD webcam (that works great with the MyRoom software from HP). The displays work better over USB 3.0 compared to USB 2.0.

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Other two new products include HP LV 1911 and LV2011. LV1911 monitor has 18.5 inch display and packs 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, while the LV2011 gives you a bigger 20 inch display and has 1600 x 900 resolution. Both have 3,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratios and 5 millisecond response times. Prices for LV1911 and LV2011 are 125 and 135 dollars respectively.

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