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HP 27xw PC Monitor

£219.99
27" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Sep 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £82.04 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are excellent
Good picture quality
Nice design
14 Reviews
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Good Picture Quality

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Last year Chris Speakman wrote in his review of this PC monitor “This fantastic monitor has absolutely transformed my home PC! Stunning picture quality and the unit itself looks great too” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two owners wrote that it had good colour saturation. Dave C gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars out of 5 and he said on expert website Amazon “The HP is nice and bright bright, with very good colours and actually quite noticeable” in his HP 27xw review. Andy Edwards mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Colours are good on stills”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners who reviewed the HP 27xw reckoned that it was thin. Tristan Martin he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “It is very slim and the 27" display gives you great visibility, whether it is for watching films, gaming or editing images”. Dave C said on expert website Amazon “It's thoroughly contemporary in looks, with it's super slim panel and white edgings”.


Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 14 owner reviews this flatpanel monitor has an overall owner rating of 90%. 8 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

HP PC Displays Have Good Reviews

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


Price

Price Has Gone Up by 32% (32%)

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Good Value for Money

Two customers thought it was good value for money. Two years ago website Bhphotovideo.com rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Good value for the product”. Dave C rated it 80 out of 100 and he said on expert review site Amazon “It's not quite stand out awesome enough to justify the price”.


Design

Nice Design

Two owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking. Monalt mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “It's nice wide screen beautiful clear pictures, live colors”. Dave C wrote in his review of this PC monitor “This is a very attractive piece of kit that will sit elegantly on any desk” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Good Quality

Seven people thought the HP 27xw was good quality. Website Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Clear And Good Quality”. They also wrote “Built Quality” in their review. Dave C mentioned “It took an hour or so from first install to warm up fully and find its feet image quality wise.” in his review of this PC monitor.

Easy to Setup

Four people who purchased it mentioned that it was easy to setup. Website Bhphotovideo.com scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote two years ago “Speedy, easy to set up” in their review of this PC monitor. Andy Edwards rated it 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of the HP 27xw on expert review site Amazon “This is a simple to set up, quality monitor”.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This PC display is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 27xw has an average 8 year running cost of £83 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 648 flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was September 2015 when this HP PC monitor was released.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP 27xw does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to look at including the Asus VX279Q; or the Asus C624BQ (£218.47), or the Viewsonic VA2252Sm.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen have between one and three HDMI ports, including the HP 27xw which has two HDMI ports.

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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 typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The HP 27xw has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical (178 degrees) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. PC displays of a comparable spec and age to this PC display have viewing angles, vertical of between 50° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the PC monitors that have been available for more than a year the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the HP 27xw has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Has an HDCP

The HP 27xw has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC display also have an HDCP.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

When compared to other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age, the response time of the HP 27xw of 14 milliseconds is one of the slowest. Medium monitors that were released one year ago have response times of between 1ms and 25ms.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP 27xw has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00889296913825

HP 27xw Review Sources

To prepare this HP 27xw 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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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