For those questioning, the manual confirms that this Monitor IS 1080..http://www.lg.com/uk/common/product/support.jsp?localeCd=uk&productId=W2230S-NF&uri=/uk/it-products/monitors/LG-lcd-monitor-W2230S-NF.jsp#
Stylish Stand design Unlike other monitors, LG Color Pop has a picture frame like a rear stand so it can be placed at the same height as your laptop when used as a dual monitor.
Enjoy a new level of innovation with ergonomically designed W30S
16:9 wide screen 16:9 aspect ratio allows you to enjoy various HD contents including movies and games in full screen without image distortion or letterbox. Also, you can use the wide screen for opening text documents and web browser side-by-side to multitask. LG's resolution range allows you to select the specifications that best meet your needs. Two-tone The front of the monitor has one of our many great colours, and the back a perfect match to complement the colour.
Slim width With a width of only 37mm, W30S realises a 30 percent slimmer design that enables you to utlize space more efficiently. Experience a wider and a more pleasant work environment with W30S. Upgrade your style with five different colours that indulge your senses.
DFC (Digital Fine Contrast ratio) 30000:1 With LG's Flatron f-Engine™, colours practically jump off the screen.
Screen size (inches) 22
Panel Type (TN, IPS) TN
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 - Confirmed
Brightness (cd/m2) 250
Contrast Ratio 30000:1
Response Time (ms) 5
Viewing Angle (°) 170 /160 (CR≥10)
Color Depth (Num of Colors) 16.7M
Pixel Pitch (mm) 0.3 x 0.3
Surface Treatment Hard Coating(3H)
it maybe not the colour I would have chosen and no it hasnt got DVI/HDMI (just a vga d-sub) or speakers but you can't beat the price!!!
Heres a review...http://www.pocket-lint.com/review/4375/lg-w2230s-colour-monitor-review