HP ENVY 34 vs LG 27M45HQ

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HP ENVY 34
LG 27M45HQ

Top Prices

Laptops Direct
Standard delivery: £9.95
John Lewis
FREE Standard delivery
In stock (62 available)
PC World
FREE Standard delivery
In stock (20 available)
Microsoft Store UK
Out of stock
Carbon8
Delivery unknown
In stock
School Stationery
Out of stock

Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a screen size of 34", but the LG 27M45HQ is only a 27" PC monitor (7" 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.

Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the LG 27M45HQ (160°).
Moderately wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, but the LG 27M45HQ is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
A lot brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², but the LG 27M45HQ is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the HP ENVY 34 is two, but the LG 27M45HQ only has one HDMI port.
Available from 10 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
44% lower power consumption when off Edit
The LG 27M45HQ is a 0.3W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.13W lower than the HP ENVY 34 (0.3W).
Lighter Edit
The LG 27M45HQ has a weight of 3.7kg, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor (4.3kg heavier).
Cheaper by £550
The LG 27M45HQ is £550.10 cheaper than the HP ENVY 34.
Cheaper to run by £57.18
Over five years the LG 27M45HQ is £57.18 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 34. Read more
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the LG 27M45HQ is 88%, whereas the average rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
A lot higher power consumption when off Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a power consumption when off of 0.43W, whereas the LG 27M45HQ is a 0.3W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.13W lower).
Heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor. That's 4.3kg heavier than the LG 27M45HQ (3.7kg).
£550 more expensive
The HP ENVY 34 is more expensive than the LG 27M45HQ by £550.10.
127% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the HP ENVY 34 are £102.27 which is £57.18 more than the LG 27M45HQ. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 34 has an average user rating of 80%, but the LG 27M45HQ has an average user rating of 88% (based on 16 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
26% smaller screen size Edit
The LG 27M45HQ is a 27" PC monitor. That's 7" smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (27"). 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.

18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The LG 27M45HQ has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
5% narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The LG 27M45HQ is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the HP ENVY 34 (170°).
40% dimmer display brightness Edit
The LG 27M45HQ is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the HP ENVY 34 (250 cd/m²).
One less HDMI port Edit
The LG 27M45HQ is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports.
Fewer sellers
The LG 27M45HQ is only stocked by 2 stores, but the HP ENVY 34 is stocked by 12 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by eleven months
The LG 27M45HQ is eleven months older than the HP ENVY 34.

Awards

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

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 35 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 £ 43.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 45.09
Purchase price £ 149.87
Total cost of ownership £ 194.96
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.51T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.22T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
34"
BEST
27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
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)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
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 0.3114 x 0.3114
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
BEST
 3000:1
Display Diagonal
86.36cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
14ms Unknown - Click to provide data
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
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Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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

Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 20
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
BEST
 C
Power Consumption When Off
0.43W 0.3W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
62W 27W
BEST
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

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
9.8kg 4.2kg
BEST
Height With Stand
477.1mm
BEST
488mm
Depth With Stand
197.2mm
BEST
212mm
Width With Stand
950.8mm 642mm
BEST
Weight
8kg 3.7kg
BEST
Height
374.1mm 392mm
Depth
93.9mm 47mm
Width
950.8mm 642mm
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