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11 Reasons For
Good Product Quality
A few people who reviewed the HP 27es considered that it was good quality. In December Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Great picture and color quality”. This month Justin Mercier wrote on Amazon “The unit is light and well made” in his HP 27es review.
One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was good looking. Justin Mercier rated the product as very good and he said in his review “The picture is gorgeous”.
One person who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was well made.
One customer who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was good value for money. In December Justin Mercier mentioned in his review of the HP 27es “Great monitor at its price point, I ended up buying another!”.
This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many latest similar spec flatpanel monitors.
We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think cheaper PC displays such as the LG 24MP88HV[plb_3289165_price], and the Samsung CF390[plb_3420340_price] is also worth considering.
HP Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens
HP has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC monitor range compared to other brands.
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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
At 178 degrees, the HP 27es has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 27es. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 27es have viewing angle, verticals of between 15° and 180°.
Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the HP 27es has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens that came out in the last year. LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the 27es have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
Most comparable spec PC screens that were released in the last 12 months have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the HP 27es which has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Quite Low Power Consumption (off)
At only 0.14 Watts, the HP 27es has a very low power consumption (off) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year. Latest comparable spec LCD screens have power consumption (off)s of between 0.005W and 4.3W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.41W.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on recently released similar spec PC monitors.
8 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The HP 27es does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for the last year do have a built-in speaker(s).
It is worth considering other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Acer XF240H[plb_3086845_price] or the Philips 241B7QPJEB[plb_3830320_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 27es do not have a built-in camera. The HP 27es is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Most medium monitors that came out in the last year are not 3D. The HP 27es is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Like most of the other new similar spec PC displays, the HP 27es does not have a card reader integrated.
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Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to it.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The HP 27es has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the PC monitors that are a comparable age to the 27es the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
Quite Slow Response Time
The average response time of recently released PC monitors is 5.4ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 20ms. The HP 27es has a quite slow response time (7 milliseconds) compared to most of the other LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 27es.
2 Other reasons to consider the HP 27es
OK Running Costs
This PC display is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the 27es is £40 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 407 comparable spec PC screens that were launched in the last year.
Released Nine Months Ago
It was nine months ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.
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