Asus PA279 vs HP ZR2440

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Asus PA279
HP ZR2440

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
12% bigger screen size Edit
The Asus PA279 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the HP ZR2440 (24"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

1,056.93M more display colour count Edit
The Asus PA279 is a 1,073.7M display colours PC monitor, whereas the HP ZR2440 is only a 16.77M display colours PC monitor (1,056.93M less).
11% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus PA279 is a 68.47cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 7.47cm bigger than the HP ZR2440 (61cm).
Two DisplayPorts Edit
The Asus PA279 has two DisplayPorts, however the HP ZR2440 only has one DisplayPort.
Two more USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Asus PA279 is a six USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the HP ZR2440 only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
Built-in speaker Edit
The Asus PA279 has a built-in speaker, however the HP ZR2440 does not. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Cheaper by £267
The Asus PA279 costs £267.49 less than the HP ZR2440.
24 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
2% cheaper to run
Over five years the Asus PA279 only costs £78.52 to run but the HP ZR2440 costs £79.95 to run (2% more). Read more
Much better expert reviews
Based on 25 reviews, the average expert review score of the Asus PA279 is 91%, however the average rating of the HP ZR2440 is 80% (based on 9 reviews).
4 Reasons For
32% lighter Edit
The HP ZR2440 is a 7.6kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.4kg lighter than the Asus PA279 (7.6kg).
11.68mm shorter Edit
The HP ZR2440 has a height of 368mm, however the Asus PA279 is a 379.68mm tall PC monitor (11.68mm taller).
Shallower Edit
HP ZR2440 is 61mm deep. That's 8.5mm shallower than the Asus PA279 (61mm).
15% narrower Edit
The HP ZR2440 has a width of 562mm, however the Asus PA279 is a 640.78mm wide PC monitor (78.78mm wider).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
24% heavier Edit
The Asus PA279 has a weight of 10kg, however the HP ZR2440 is a 7.6kg weight PC monitor (2.4kg lighter).
Taller Edit
The Asus PA279 is a 379.68mm tall PC monitor. That's 11.68mm taller than the HP ZR2440 (368mm).
13% deeper Edit
The Asus PA279 has a depth of 69.5mm, however the HP ZR2440 is a 61mm deep PC monitor (8.5mm shallower).
78.78mm wider Edit
The Asus PA279 is a 640.78mm wide PC monitor. That's 78.78mm wider than the HP ZR2440 (562mm).
Older by six months
The Asus PA279 is six months older than the HP ZR2440.
10 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The HP ZR2440 has a screen size of 24", but the Asus PA279 is a 27" PC monitor (3" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Vastly less display colour count Edit
The HP ZR2440 has a display colour count of 16.77M. That's 1,056.93M less than the Asus PA279 (16.77M).
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP ZR2440 has a display diagonal of 61cm, but the Asus PA279 is a 68.47cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.47cm bigger).
One less DisplayPort Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the HP ZR2440 is one, but the Asus PA279 only has two DisplayPorts.
Only four USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The HP ZR2440 has four USB Type-A downstream ports, however the Asus PA279 only has six USB Type-A downstream ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The HP ZR2440 does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the Asus PA279 has a built-in speaker. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

£267 more expensive
The HP ZR2440 is more expensive than the Asus PA279 by £267.49.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 sellers sells the HP ZR2440, however 26 sellers sell the Asus PA279. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More expensive to run over five years by 2%
The running costs of the HP ZR2440 are £79.95 which is £1.43 more than the Asus PA279 over five years. Show assumptions.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The HP ZR2440 has an average expert rating of 80%, but the Asus PA279 has an average expert rating of 91% (based on 25 reviews).

Awards

10 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
3dnews.ru: Editor's Choice
chinese.vr-zone.com: Editor's Choice
compress.ru: Recommended
Digital Versus: 5 Star
focus-numerique.fr: Recommended
hispazone.com: Best for High End
kitguru.net: Must Have
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
technopat.net: Editor's Choice
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

42 months Ago 37 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 78.52
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 78.52
Purchase price £ 622.51
Total cost of ownership £ 701.03
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 79.95
Purchase price £ 890.00
Total cost of ownership £ 969.95
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.39T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.4T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
49 - 86 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
29 - 113 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.270 x 0.270
Display Colour Count
1,073.7M
BEST
16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.47cm
BEST
61cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 6ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input Port
 Audio input port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
2
BEST
1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB 3.0 Port
6 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
6 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
6
BEST
4
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Card
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
 MSXC
 MMC+
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
 MSXC
 MMC+

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
 Ethernet LAN port
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 100mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 35
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
49W 48W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 59W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
14kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
456mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
300mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
756mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.6kg
Height With Stand
559.84mm 429mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
240mm 235mm
BEST
Width With Stand
640.78mm 562mm
BEST
Weight
10kg 7.6kg
BEST
Height
379.68mm 368mm
BEST
Depth
69.5mm 61mm
BEST
Width
640.78mm 562mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
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