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HP 27xw

HP 27xw
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A very economical to run and critically acclaimed 27" PC display, with good features
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 5000000:1 No Aug 2015 A
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HP 27xw Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have scored the HP 27xw as follows:
91
Reviews
44 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
77
Age
2 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£37 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 89% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This HP PC monitor has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £37 over 5 years are in the cheapest 17% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is easy to use and design.
The 27xw has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Very wide vertical viewing angle
Amazing angles
Distinctively modern and accessible
Captivating imagery
Slower than average response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

HP 27xw Video Reviews

HP 27xw In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This LCD screen received a rating of 81 out of 100 from expert review website armchairempire.com.

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Good User Reviews

On average, 27xw owners rated this LCD screen 89 out of 100. Over 91% of reviewers gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 89% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four people said in their reviews that the HP 27xw had good colour saturation and three owners considered that this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup and two customers agreed that the HP 27xw was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Nice Design

Four people concluded that the HP 27xw was good looking.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Six people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality.

  • VERY FLIMSY, not well made at all…
    Kf3224 (Walmart.com) - September 2015
  • Great picture quality, easy assembly…
  • This is a simple to set up, quality monitor…
  • This fantastic monitor has absolutely transformed my home PC! Stunning picture quality and the unit itself looks great too…
  • It took an hour or so from first install to warm up fully and find its feet image quality wise.
    Dave C (Amazon) - October 2015
  • Amazing quality, really is beautiful & easy on the eye with very good colours…
  • All round a great quality piece and when you know its from a name you can trust, makes this something that you really can't ignore, especially when you're spending a lot of time in front of the screen not only in your work life.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Eight owners agreed that it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who purchased it considered that it was thin.

  • It's thoroughly contemporary in looks, with it's super slim panel and white edgings…
    Dave C (Amazon) - October 2015
  • It is very slim and the 27" display gives you great visibility, whether it is for watching films, gaming or editing images…

HP PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,138 user and expert reviews (including 726 verified purchases) for HP PC monitors and found that on average HP has very good ratings. 82% of those that bought a HP LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This PC display has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the 27xw is in the cheapest 17% of all 3,255 PC displays that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 27xw will cost only £37 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since August 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the HP 27xw of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is bigger than 81% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The HP 27xw's response time of 14ms is slower than 97% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP 27xw does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The HP 27xw's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 98% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The HP 27xw's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than 72% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HP 27xw's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 46% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp j7y63aaabu

Barcodes:

00889296913825

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