HP ZR30w vs NEC EA224WMi

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HP ZR30w
NEC EA224WMi

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal 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 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the HP ZR30w is five, but the NEC EA224WMi only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Two more awards
The HP ZR30w has 3 awards from expert review sites, but the NEC EA224WMi has 1 award.
9 Reasons For
HDCP Edit
The NEC EA224WMi has an HDCP, whereas the HP ZR30w does not have an HDCP.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The NEC EA224WMi has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the HP ZR30w does not have a built-in speaker(s). 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.

VESA mounting Edit
The NEC EA224WMi supports VESA mounting, but the HP ZR30w does not support VESA mounting.
Significantly lower power consumption (max) Edit
The NEC EA224WMi is a 26W maximum power consumption PC monitor, whereas the HP ZR30w is a 185W maximum power consumption PC monitor (159W higher).
£200 cheaper
The NEC EA224WMi is £199.50 cheaper than the HP ZR30w.
Available from 16 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 £287.16
The NEC EA224WMi is £287.16 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. 139415 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the HP ZR30w ranks No. 401645.
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

9 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(s) Edit
The HP ZR30w does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the NEC EA224WMi has a built-in speaker(s). 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.

Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The HP ZR30w does not support VESA mounting, whereas the NEC EA224WMi supports VESA mounting.
86% higher power consumption (max) Edit
The HP ZR30w is a 185W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 159W higher than the NEC EA224WMi (26W).
More expensive by £200
The HP ZR30w is £199.50 more expensive than the NEC EA224WMi.
Fewer sellers
The HP ZR30w is only stocked by 3 stores, but the NEC EA224WMi is stocked by 19 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£287.16 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the HP ZR30w are £343.56 which is £287.16 more than the NEC EA224WMi. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The HP ZR30w is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 401645 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the NEC EA224WMi ranks No. 139415.
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 display diagonal Edit
The NEC EA224WMi has a display diagonal 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 quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the NEC EA224WMi is four, but the HP ZR30w only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
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

51 months Ago 54 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 333.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 10.26
Total running cost £ 343.56
Purchase price £ 375.00
Total cost of ownership £ 718.56
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.40
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 56.40
Purchase price £ 175.50
Total cost of ownership £ 231.90
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

1.7T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
44
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
30"
BEST
21.5"
Display Resolution
 2560 x 1600
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 2560 x 1600
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 25000:1
 25000:1
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
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
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
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
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
5
BEST
4
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
Compatible Memory Cards
 Not supported
 Not supported

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 30
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -170 - 170
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
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 Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.43W
Power Consumption (typical)
130W 22W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
2W 0.43W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 32kWh
Power Consumption (max)
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
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 85
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified
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
Depth
87mm 60.5mm
Width
694mm 507mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15W
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Placement Supported
 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
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