HP ENVY 34 vs Samsung S32E590C

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HP ENVY 34
Samsung S32E590C

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Laptops Direct
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John Lewis
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Microsoft Store UK
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Amazon UK
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PC World Business
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In stock, only 2 left!
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
2.5" bigger screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a screen size of 34", but the Samsung S32E590C is only a 31.5" PC monitor (2.5" smaller). 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.

Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a display diagonal of 86.36cm, but the Samsung S32E590C is only a unknowncm display diagonal PC monitor (86.36cm smaller).
14% shorter Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a height of 374.1mm, however the Samsung S32E590C is a 425.1mm tall PC monitor (51mm taller).
Available from 9 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The HP ENVY 34 has an average expert review score of 90% based on 3 reviews, but the Samsung S32E590C has an average rating of 78% (based on 7 reviews).
8 Reasons For
10ms faster response time Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 10ms faster than the HP ENVY 34 (4ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has an RMS rated audio power of 10W, but the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownW RMS rated audio power PC monitor (10W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Lighter Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 6kg weight PC monitor. That's 2kg lighter than the HP ENVY 34 (6kg).
Shallower Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 90.6mm deep PC monitor. That's 3.3mm shallower than the HP ENVY 34 (90.6mm).
221.7mm narrower Edit
Samsung S32E590C is 729.1mm wide, but the HP ENVY 34 is a 950.8mm wide PC monitor (221.7mm wider).
£272 cheaper
The Samsung S32E590C is £271.79 cheaper than the HP ENVY 34.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung S32E590C is "B", whereas the rating of the HP ENVY 34 is "C".
User reviews are better
Based on 6 user reviews, the Samsung S32E590C has an average review score of 87%, whereas the HP ENVY 34 has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
72% slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor. That's 10ms slower than the Samsung S32E590C (4ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor. That's 2kg heavier than the Samsung S32E590C (6kg).
4% deeper Edit
HP ENVY 34 is 93.9mm deep. That's 3.3mm deeper than the Samsung S32E590C (90.6mm).
24% wider Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a width of 950.8mm, however the Samsung S32E590C is a 729.1mm wide PC monitor (221.7mm narrower).
£272 more expensive
The HP ENVY 34 is more expensive than the Samsung S32E590C by £271.79.
One month older
The HP ENVY 34 is older than the Samsung S32E590C by one month.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The HP ENVY 34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", but the Samsung S32E590C has a rating of "B".
Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 34 has an average user rating of 80%, but the Samsung S32E590C has an average user rating of 87% (based on 6 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
A bit smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a screen size of 31.5", whereas the HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor (2.5" 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.

Taller Edit
Samsung S32E590C is 425.1mm tall, but the HP ENVY 34 is a 374.1mm tall PC monitor (51mm shorter).
Fewer sellers
Only 5 retailers sells the Samsung S32E590C, but 14 sellers sell the HP ENVY 34. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Samsung S32E590C is only 78%, whereas the average expert rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 90% (based on 3 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.92
Total running cost £ 102.27
Purchase price £ 699.97
Total cost of ownership £ 802.24
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.51T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
34"
BEST
31.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
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Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Pixel Pitch
0.232 x 0.232 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 5000:1
 5000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
86.36cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
14ms 4ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.36375
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
USB Type-A Downstream Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 10W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 0 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-180 - 180 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When Off
0.43W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
62W Unknown - Click to provide data
Standby Power Consumption
0.48W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
91kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
150W Unknown - Click to provide data
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 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.6kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 496mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 155mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 806mm
Weight With Stand
9.8kg 6.9kg
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Height With Stand
477.1mm
BEST
523.9mm
Depth With Stand
197.2mm
BEST
214.3mm
Width With Stand
950.8mm 729.1mm
BEST
Weight
8kg 6kg
BEST
Height
374.1mm
BEST
425.1mm
Depth
93.9mm 90.6mm
BEST
Width
950.8mm 729.1mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 HDMI
 HDMI
BEST
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