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HP 27er PC Monitor

£199.95
27" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Sep 2016
A+
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £62.56 Electricity cost over 5 years
Modular design
Reasonably priced
Expert reviews are poor
79 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Thirty-five owners who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good value for money. Lon J. Seidman wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “In short if your budget is $200 this is a good value for an attractive display with great visuals.”. He also said “While I would still recommend a higher resolution with a monitor of this size the image quality is outstanding especially given its budget price” in his review. Mainiac scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Image Scaling is not an option with HDMI, so I can't try the L-R adjustment as I did with VGA.) This is a very nice monitor at a good price”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Nineteen customers who reviewed the HP 27er thought it was thin. Lon J. Seidman said on expert website Amazon in April last year “Due to its slim size the power components are housed externally in a power brick” in his review of this PC monitor. Jeffrey E mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The bezel is nice and thin - it is almost like there is only an image” in his review of this PC monitor. Kevin S he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “They're super thin and light, multiple video inputs great clarity”.

Two people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was lightweight. Zoe Russian Moreno wrote on expert website Amazon in April last year “Lightweight, sharp, very natural response to the ambience light a very color accurate”. Carrie gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and she mentioned on expert review site Amazon last year “Lightweight with a Crisp, Bright Picture” in her review of this PC monitor.

Two owners who reviewed it wrote that it was heavy and bulky. Wendy scored it 5 stars out of 5 and she said in her review of this PC monitor “This is good for me because I use it on a small light weight stand which may have been troublesome with a heavier item”. Frogsong mentioned in April last year “It is not very heavy and was very easy to put the base on” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Picture Quality

Seven people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had good picture quality. Steven J said on expert website Amazon in April last year “Excellent picture quality”. Narayan Acharya wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Great monitor with small bazel; really great picture quality” . Last year Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The image quality is fantastic and the bezel-less design just looks amazing”.

Three customers said in their reviews that it had clear images. Last year Rockergirl mentioned “Great clarity for the price” in their review of this PC monitor. Also last year Amazon Customer gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Great color and clarity”.

Three customers who purchased it considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Hello Kitchen said “It says Dynamic Contrast Ratio 5,000,000” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “1, Response Time 7ms The enclosed documentation, as well as the HP website, says this specific model has Dynamic Contrast Ratio 5M to 1 with Response Time 14ms” in their review, and also said “It lists Dynamic Contrast Ratio”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product had a good refresh rate. Menthol Rum wrote on expert review site Amazon “Typical users will appreciate this, however, hardcore gamers would likely prefer the faster screen refresh rate of a TN monitor, like the”.

Two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a sharp image. In April last year Chaya gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and she said in her review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The color is consistent across the panel, not getting lighter or darker in some areas Sharpness - ok”. Cynthia J. Griggs wrote on expert review site Amazon “Very impressive contrast and sharpness”.

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Design

Modular Design

Sixteen owners wrote that it was good looking. Lon J. Seidman mentioned on expert website Amazon last year “Beautiful display”. Wendy wrote in her HP 27er review on expert review site Amazon “This monitor is beautiful! It is also really”. Menthol Rum rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned last year “Beautiful monitor, beautiful visuals” in their review of this PC monitor.

Eight people who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was well designed. Digit.in said “Modular design” in their review of this PC monitor. Lon J. Seidman wrote on expert website Amazon “Really attractive industrial design that masks its resolution short comings” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. Amazon Customer said on expert review site Amazon “It's very nicely designed and most of all, produces great color”.

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Good Product Quality

Fifteen people who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Jeffrey E wrote on expert review site Amazon last year “Fantastic image quality and very small bezel - this is a nice monitor”. Jkt said on expert website Amazon “The HP 22er is a very good quality monitor” in their review of this PC monitor. They also mentioned “Both the VGA and the HDMI ports delivered a great quality image” in their review.

Easy to Use

Five people wrote that the HP 27er was easy to use. Hyytekk said “If you're looking for a larger monitor or even to simply to use occasionally, don't hesitate, imagining the low price must necessitate low quality” in their review of this PC monitor. Jkt wrote “Great looking monitor - Easy to use”. Claire Jordan rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and she said on expert website Amazon last year “I was able to calibrate the 23er via the onboard control buttons just fine, no software necessary”.

Five customers who bought the product thought it was easy to setup. ~kimber~ wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Incredibly easy to set up and operate” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Movie Mania mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “This monitor is easy to set up, no tools necessary”. Benjamin L. gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and he said “Very easy to set up”.

Two owners who bought the product considered that it was easy to use the menus. Mainiac wrote “The settings were ideal as well”. In April last year Benjamin L. rated it 80 out of 100 and he said on expert review site Amazon “There are preset picture settings” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Robust

Six people wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Lon J. Seidman gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The stand is relatively sturdy and offers a good degree of vertical angle adjustability for different seating heights”. Jeffrey E wrote on expert website Amazon “The base is sturdy” in his review of this PC monitor. Benjamin L. rated it 4 stars out of 5 and he said on expert website Amazon “Very sturdy and stable unlike some others I have looked at”.

Two people who purchased it agreed that it was well made. Amazon Customer mentioned on expert review site Amazon “This monitor's buttons are easy to use and they feel solid” in their review of this PC monitor. Dan Leithauser wrote “Setup was intuitive and provided solid stand connection” .

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

PC monitor expert review site digit.in scored this PC display 61%. PC monitor experts don't rate this HP PC display very highly.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Owners have rated this medium monitor as fantastic on average. Over 71% of reviewers gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

HP Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

We checked 2,072 expert and user reviews (including 394 verified purchases) for HP PC screens and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 91% of those that bought a HP PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two people considered that the product had good technical guidance. Jackinjax mentioned in their review of this PC monitor in April last year “I hit a homerun with this one! Follow the quick start instructions and installation is quick” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Last year Mat633 said in their review of this PC monitor “The setup is quite easy, following the instruction”.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This PC screen has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 27er will cost £63 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 414 PC displays that were launched in the last 12 months.


Other

Just Released Eight Months Ago

This PC screen is one of the newest LCD screens to be released. As such it is likely to use better technology than some of the older LCD screens.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other latest PC monitors, the HP 27er does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

The HP 27er is a two HDMI port PC screen.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP 27er does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that came out in the last year.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the NEC E221N (£195.61), the Acer CB241HYK, or the Philips 241B7QPJEB (£198.13) are also worth considering.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the HP 27er of 178 degrees is one of the widest amongst PC displays that were released in the last year. Across all the newly released medium monitors the viewing angles, horizontal range from 65° to 180°.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the HP 27er's viewing angle, vertical is one of the widest amongst flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC monitor. The average viewing angle, vertical of latest medium monitors is 170°, and the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°.

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Has an HDCP

The HP 27er has an HDCP, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec PC screens.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The average response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year is 5.3ms. With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the HP 27er has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other newly released PC screens.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP 27er has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other new medium monitors.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good features. Prof. Crayzee scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert review site Amazon in April last year “The tilt features are also nice to get the right vertical angle - many monitors are missing that nowadays”. Amazon Customer rated this PC monitor 5 stars out of 5 and said “Remarkable features include”.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00190780106433, 00190780366387, 00190780366394, 00190780366400, 00190780366417, 00190780366424, 00190780366431, 00190780366448, 00190780366455, 00190780443033, 00889894517388, 00889894517395, 00889894517401, 00889894517418, 04058154199510

HP 27er Review Sources

To prepare this HP 27er review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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