True flat panel colours: Neovo

Buying on looks alone can land you in deep water in the IT market, and in no area is this more true than the flat panel sector. At first glance the Neovo looks every bit the office essential — its polished glass screen and fold-down stand both suggest that this is a display to be reckoned with. But in operation the Neovo reveals its true colours and, unfortunately, they aren’t pretty.

For the most part the Neovo’s specifications are middle of the road — the pixel pitch is 0.297mm and the native resolution is a comfortable 1024x768. The 400:1 contrast ratio and 250 cd/m2 brightness ratings are less than stunning, although the 160º viewing angle is good. The AG’s standout feature is the response time — the Neovo can refresh graphics in a mere 10-15ms, so it’ll be able to play video and games without any sign of flicker.

However, the omission of a digital connector marks out the S-15V as a screen with one foot in the past. The Neovo also fails to offer any USB ports, pivot or integrated audio facilities.

An almost impenetrable menu system made it difficult to find the screen’s ideal setup. Even when we did, the Neovo’s image quality and washed-out colour palette failed to measure up. Worst of all is the uneven focus and picture deterioration towards the corners. Even text output is marred by the erratic screen coverage.

Price: $1748
Distributor: Camcom International
Phone: (02) 9418 8888
URL: www.camcom-international.com

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Robin Morris

PC World
Show Comments

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Tom Pope

Dynabook Portégé X30L-G

Ultimately this laptop has achieved everything I would hope for in a laptop for work, while fitting that into a form factor and weight that is remarkable.

Tom Sellers

MSI P65

This smart laptop was enjoyable to use and great to work on – creating content was super simple.

Lolita Wang

MSI GT76

It really doesn’t get more “gaming laptop” than this.

Jack Jeffries

MSI GS75

As the Maserati or BMW of laptops, it would fit perfectly in the hands of a professional needing firepower under the hood, sophistication and class on the surface, and gaming prowess (sports mode if you will) in between.

Taylor Carr

MSI PS63

The MSI PS63 is an amazing laptop and I would definitely consider buying one in the future.

Christopher Low

Brother RJ-4230B

This small mobile printer is exactly what I need for invoicing and other jobs such as sending fellow tradesman details or step-by-step instructions that I can easily print off from my phone or the Web.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?