HP EliteDisplay E242 vs HP ProDisplay P240va

HP EliteDisplay E242
HP ProDisplay P240va

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
0.2" bigger screen size Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a screen size of 24", however the HP ProDisplay P240va is only a 23.8" PC monitor (0.2" 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 viewable height Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 324mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 26.2mm bigger than the HP ProDisplay P240va (297.8mm).
A little bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a display diagonal of 61cm, however the HP ProDisplay P240va is only a 60.45cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.55cm smaller).
Faster response time Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 7ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the HP ProDisplay P240va (8ms). 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.

Available from 12 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
7 Reasons For
2% bigger viewable width Edit
The HP ProDisplay P240va is a 528.4mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 10mm bigger than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (528.4mm).
Lower power consumption when off Edit
The HP ProDisplay P240va is a 0.2W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.04W lower than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (0.2W).
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The HP ProDisplay P240va is a 28kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 2kWh lower than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (28kWh).
19% lower maximum power consumption Edit
The HP ProDisplay P240va is a 32W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 6W lower than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (32W).
17% lighter Edit
The HP ProDisplay P240va has a weight of 3.6kg, however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kg weight PC monitor (600g heavier).
Cheaper by £27
The HP ProDisplay P240va costs £27.17 less than the HP EliteDisplay E242.
16% cheaper to run
Over five years the HP ProDisplay P240va is £8.01 cheaper to run than the HP EliteDisplay E242. Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
10mm smaller viewable width Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a viewable width of 518.4mm, whereas the HP ProDisplay P240va is a 528.4mm viewable width PC monitor (10mm bigger).
Higher power consumption when off Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a power consumption when off of 0.24W, but the HP ProDisplay P240va is a 0.2W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.04W lower).
Moderately higher annual energy consumption Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has an annual energy consumption of 30kWh, but the HP ProDisplay P240va is a 28kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (2kWh lower).
16% higher maximum power consumption Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a maximum power consumption of 38W, however the HP ProDisplay P240va is a 32W maximum power consumption PC monitor (6W lower).
15% heavier Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kg weight PC monitor. That's 600g heavier than the HP ProDisplay P240va (3.6kg).
£27 more expensive
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is more expensive than the HP ProDisplay P240va by £27.17.
Five months older
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is older than the HP ProDisplay P240va by five months.
More expensive to run over five years by 19%
Over five years the HP EliteDisplay E242 costs £51.11 to run which is £8.01 more to run than the HP ProDisplay P240va. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
1% smaller screen size Edit
The HP ProDisplay P240va is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.2" smaller than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (23.8"). 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.

26.2mm smaller viewable height Edit
The HP ProDisplay P240va has a viewable height of 297.8mm, however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 324mm viewable height PC monitor (26.2mm bigger).
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP ProDisplay P240va is a 60.45cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.55cm smaller than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (60.45cm).
Slower response time Edit
The HP ProDisplay P240va has a response time of 8ms, but the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 7ms response time PC monitor (1ms faster). 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.

Less retailers
The HP ProDisplay P240va is only stocked by 13 shops, whereas the HP EliteDisplay E242 is stocked by 25 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.

Date Released

15 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 51.11
Purchase price £ 181.14
Total cost of ownership £ 232.25
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 40.06
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 43.10
Purchase price £ 153.97
Total cost of ownership £ 197.07
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24"
BEST
23.8"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 1440 x 900
 1600 x 600
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 1440 x 900
 1600 x 600
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Height
324mm
BEST
297.8mm
Viewable Width
518.4mm 528.4mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 60 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80 24 - 94
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.274 x 0.274
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
61cm
BEST
60.45cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
7ms
BEST
8ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 22
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
0.24W 0.2W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
30W 25W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
30kWh 28kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
38W 32W
BEST
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 Storage Range
5 - 95 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 35

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
6.2kg 4.3kg
BEST
Height With Stand
519mm 416.4mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
189mm
BEST
191.2mm
Width With Stand
562.2mm
BEST
571.2mm
Weight
4.2kg 3.6kg
BEST
Height
377.4mm 355.5mm
Depth
50mm 55mm
Width
562.2mm 571.2mm
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