HP ZR30w vs NEC EA224WMI-BK
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HP ZR30wvsNEC EA224WMI-BK

HP ZR30w

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

HP ZR30w

£874.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and award winning 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution PC screen, with moderate running costs and one of the biggest display diagonals available
88
Reviews
9 Reviews + 3 Awards
52
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£340 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
30" 2560 X 1600 Pixels 3000:1 No Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 30"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1600 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3000:1
3D No
Release Date Dec 2012
NEC EA224WMI-BK

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

NEC EA224WMI-BK

£219.31
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 22" PC display, but representing only moderate value for money
55
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£30 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
22" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 25000:1 No Sep 2012 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 22"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 25000:1
3D No
Release Date Sep 2012
Energy Efficiency B
HP ZR30w

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

HP ZR30w

£874.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and award winning 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution PC screen, with moderate running costs and one of the biggest display diagonals available
88
Reviews
9 Reviews + 3 Awards
52
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£340 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
30" 2560 X 1600 Pixels 3000:1 No Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 30"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1600 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3000:1
3D No
Release Date Dec 2012
NEC EA224WMI-BK

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

NEC EA224WMI-BK

£219.31
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run 22" PC display, but representing only moderate value for money
55
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£30 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
22" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 25000:1 No Sep 2012 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 22"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 25000:1
3D No
Release Date Sep 2012
Energy Efficiency B

Top Prices

HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
Amazon UK
HP ZR30W VM617AT Monitor
£874.00
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Amazon UK
HP ZR30w - LCD display - TFT - 30" - widescreen - 2560 x 1600 / 60 Hz - 370 cd/m2 - 1000:1 - 3000:1 (dynamic) - 7 ms - 0.2505 mm - DVI-D, DisplayPort - black
£984.00
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NEC EA224WMI BK - 22Wide Screen TFT LCD Black/Black : Screen Rotation : W-LE (Brand new, unopened)
£219.31
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Reasons For

HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
2 Reasons For
Bigger Display Diagonal
The HP ZR30w is a 30" PC monitor. That's 8" bigger than the NEC EA224WMI-BK (22").

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.

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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
5 Reasons For
HDCP
The NEC EA224WMI-BK has an HDCP, whereas the HP ZR30w does not have an HDCP.

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection - it is a protocol used by some encrypted DVD players to securely transfer information with no chance of interception.

A monitor with HDCP support will be able to read media from encrypted DVD players and other peripherals.

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Built-In Speaker(s)
The NEC EA224WMI-BK has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the HP ZR30w does not have a built-in speaker(s).

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.

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£655 Cheaper
The NEC EA224WMI-BK is £654.69 cheaper than the HP ZR30w.
Cheaper to Run by £313 Over Five Years
The NEC EA224WMI-BK is £313 cheaper to run than the HP ZR30w over five years.
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Better Brand
NEC PC monitors have an average rating of 88.5%, but HP has an average rating of 81.3%.

Reasons Against

HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
No data No data

Reviews & Awards

Awards

HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
3 Awards
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No awards found

Average Expert Rating

HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

NEC has a better average brand rating than HP. The average brand rating for NEC is 88.47% based on 765 reviews, where as the average brand rating for HP is 81.25% based on 2,563 reviews.
HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
HP

81

81

Based on 2,563 reviews
NEC

88

88

Based on 765 reviews

Date Released

HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
63 months old Best 66 months old

Key Features

Display Diagonal

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.

Built-in Speaker(s)

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.

HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
Best
No
Yes

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
HP ZR30w
HP
ZR30w
44 trees 1.7 tonnes CO2
NEC EA224WMI-BK
NEC
EA224WMI-BK
4 trees 0.15 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
Display Diagonal 30"
BEST
22"
Display Resolution
2560 x 1600
 2560 x 1600
2560 x 1600
 2560 x 1600
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
25000:1
 25000:1
25000:1
 25000:1
Response Time Unknown - Click to provide data 6ms
Vertical Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
1000:1
 1000:1
1000:1
 1000:1
Display
LCD LED
 LCD
 LED
LCD LED
 LCD
 LED
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)
 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)
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)
 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)
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 54.61cm
Display Brightness 370 Cd/m²
BEST
250 Cd/m²
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
USB 2.0 Port 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort 1 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
Upstream Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Multimedia HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data 2
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Loudspeaker Unknown - Click to provide data 2
 
 
 
Ergonomics HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
Pivot Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
 
 
 
Power HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
Energy Efficiency Class
B
 B
B
 B
Typical Power Consumption 130W
BEST
22W
Standby Power Consumption 2W 0.43W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.43W
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 32kWh
Maximum Power Consumption 185W
BEST
26W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
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 HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
Cables Included
VGA DVI
DisplayPort
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
VGA DVI
DisplayPort
 VGA
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 
 
 
Other Features HP ZR30w NEC EA224WMI-BK
Power Consumption (economy Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 15W
Placement Supported
Horizontal Vertical
Horizontal/Vertical
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
Horizontal Vertical
Horizontal/Vertical
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical

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