HP ZR30w vs NEC EA224WMi

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HP ZR30w
NEC EA224WMi

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The HP ZR30w is a 30" PC monitor. That's 8.5" bigger than the NEC EA224WMi (21.5"). 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.

Brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ZR30w is a 370 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 120 cd/m² brighter than the NEC EA224WMi (250 cd/m²).
One more USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the HP ZR30w is five, but the NEC EA224WMi only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
Two more awards
The HP ZR30w has 3 awards from expert review sites, but the NEC EA224WMi has 1 award.
13 Reasons For
HDCP Edit
The NEC EA224WMi has an HDCP, whereas the HP ZR30w does not have an HDCP.
Built-in speaker Edit
The NEC EA224WMi has a built-in speaker, whereas the HP ZR30w does not have 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.

Wall mountable Edit
The NEC EA224WMi is a wall mountable PC monitor, however the HP ZR30w is not wall mountable.
VESA mounting Edit
The NEC EA224WMi supports VESA mounting, but the HP ZR30w does not support VESA mounting.
Significantly lower maximum power consumption Edit
The NEC EA224WMi has a maximum power consumption of 26W, whereas the HP ZR30w is a 185W maximum power consumption PC monitor (159W higher).
Significantly shorter Edit
NEC EA224WMi is 301.1mm tall, but the HP ZR30w is a 454mm tall PC monitor (152.9mm taller).
Shallower Edit
The NEC EA224WMi is a 60.5mm deep PC monitor. That's 26.5mm shallower than the HP ZR30w (60.5mm).
187mm narrower Edit
NEC EA224WMi is 507mm wide, but the HP ZR30w is a 694mm wide PC monitor (187mm wider).
£623 cheaper
The NEC EA224WMi is £623.30 cheaper than the HP ZR30w.
Available from 28 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £185.24
The NEC EA224WMi is £185.24 cheaper to run than the HP ZR30w over five years. Read more
More popular
The NEC EA224WMi is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 131357 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the HP ZR30w ranks No. 388062.
Expert reviews are significantly better
Based on 2 reviews, the NEC EA224WMi has an average expert review score of 100%, whereas the HP ZR30w has an average rating of 74% (based on 15 reviews).

Reasons Against

13 Reasons Against
Does not have an HDCP Edit
The HP ZR30w does not have an HDCP, however the NEC EA224WMi has an HDCP.
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The HP ZR30w does not have a built-in speaker, however the NEC EA224WMi 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.

Not wall mountable Edit
The HP ZR30w is not wall mountable, but the NEC EA224WMi is wall mountable.
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The HP ZR30w does not support VESA mounting, whereas the NEC EA224WMi supports VESA mounting.
86% higher maximum power consumption Edit
The HP ZR30w is a 185W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 159W higher than the NEC EA224WMi (26W).
Taller Edit
HP ZR30w is 454mm tall. That's 152.9mm taller than the NEC EA224WMi (301.1mm).
26.5mm deeper Edit
The HP ZR30w is an 87mm deep PC monitor, whereas the NEC EA224WMi is a 60.5mm deep PC monitor (26.5mm shallower).
27% wider Edit
HP ZR30w is 694mm wide. That's 187mm wider than the NEC EA224WMi (507mm).
More expensive by £623
The HP ZR30w is £623.30 more expensive than the NEC EA224WMi.
Fewer sellers
The HP ZR30w is only stocked by 3 sellers, but the NEC EA224WMi is stocked by 31 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£185.24 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the HP ZR30w are £220.49 which is £185.24 more than the NEC EA224WMi. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The HP ZR30w is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 388062 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the NEC EA224WMi ranks No. 131357.
Expert review Rating is significantly Worse
The average expert rating of the HP ZR30w is only 74%, whereas the average expert rating of the NEC EA224WMi is 100% (based on 2 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
A lot smaller screen size Edit
The NEC EA224WMi has a screen size of 21.5", whereas the HP ZR30w is a 30" PC monitor (8.5" 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.

A lot dimmer display brightness Edit
The NEC EA224WMi has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², whereas the HP ZR30w is a 370 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (120 cd/m² brighter).
Only four USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the NEC EA224WMi is four, but the HP ZR30w only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Three months older
The NEC EA224WMi is older than the HP ZR30w by three months.
Fewer awards
Whilst the NEC EA224WMi has received 1 award, the HP ZR30w has received 3 awards.

Awards

3 Awards
alphr.com: Recommended A-List
hothardware.com: Recommended
maximumpc.com: Kick Ass Award
1 Award
01net.com: 5 Star

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

49 months Ago 52 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 208.31
Electricity cost - standby £ 12.18
Total running cost £ 220.49
Purchase price £ 818.30
Total cost of ownership £ 1,038.79
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 35.25
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 35.25
Purchase price £ 195.00
Total cost of ownership £ 230.25
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

1.1T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
30"
BEST
21.5"
Display Resolution
 2560 x 1600
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 2560 x 1600
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 25000:1
 25000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 1050
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 83
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 83
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.247 x 0.247
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 54.61cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
370 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 6ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface Technology (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface technology (CI)
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
5 5
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
5
BEST
4
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader
Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 30
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -170 - 170
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
 Wall mountable
BEST
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.43W
Typical Power Consumption
130W 22W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
2W 0.43W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 32kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
185W 26W
BEST
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 85
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.6kg
Height With Stand
489mm 370mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
276mm 218mm
BEST
Width With Stand
694mm 507mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7kg
Height
454mm 301.1mm
BEST
Depth
87mm 60.5mm
BEST
Width
694mm 507mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 15W
Maximum Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital
Connection to a PC
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Connection to a PC
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Screen Saving Functions
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen saving functions
Product Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)
Placement
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Feedback