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HP DreamColor LP2480zx
HP DreamColor LP2480zx
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HP DreamColor LP2480zx PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 LCD 565mm Jul 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date £123.06 Electricity cost over 5 years
Nine industry awards
Good looking
Not good value for money
49 Reviews + 9 Awards
Digital Versus 5 Star CNET.com Editor's Choice gcn.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice
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Not Good Value for Money

Three customers who purchased the HP DreamColor LP2480zx agreed that it was not good value for money. Two years ago website Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Considering the quality of the image and the price of the monitor, there are a lot of things you are willing to forgive”. They also mentioned “Now at its age it is a over priced monitor” in their review. B1ackwid0w wrote “The only drawback which isn't a big deal is the lack of mini display port” yet they still gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Two owners who bought it considered that it was not expensive. Website Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Super expensive” but in spite of that they still scored this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars. They also wrote “Still very pricey if you aren't in a position to use it to it's full potential” in their review.

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Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

Amongst flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type, this LCD screen is one of the most highly awarded.

This PC screen received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Justechn.com, CNET.com, Trusted Reviews and Gcn.com all of whom concluded that this HP PC monitor was outstanding.

The writer at review websites Apcmag.com concluded that this flatpanel monitor was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Stuff.tv gave this PC display a "Hot Buy" award, it received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus and Extrahardware.cz gave it a "We Want It" award.

The author at one other expert review site decided that this PC screen was good. Cw.no gave this HP PC monitor a "Good Purchase" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This PC screen has an average expert rating of 88 out of 100 based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, T3.com and Digital Versus.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this LCD screen rated it as 88 out of 100. 14 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

HP Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

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

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Design

Good Looking

Two customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking. Two years ago website Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “This is a beautiful monitor”. Chris the Painter said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “Is beautiful to work with”.

Good Quality

Four people wrote in their reviews that the HP DreamColor LP2480zx was good quality. Two years ago website Bhphotovideo.com said “Good picture quality” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote “When you do you quickly gain an appreciation for what true quality looks like”. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “According to HP, this screen has an extensive colour range and a rich visual quality and homogeneity”.

Well Made

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Website Bhphotovideo.com said “Appears To Be Well Built” in their review of this PC monitor. They also wrote “This monitors built in profile is a real plus” in their review.


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Released Over a Year Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market since July 2015.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DreamColor LP2480zx does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago do have a built-in speaker(s).

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

The average running cost of the DreamColor LP2480zx is £124 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 648 PC monitors of a comparable age and type.


Display

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the HP DreamColor LP2480zx is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the DreamColor LP2480zx has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this LCD screen. PC monitors of this type and age have viewing angles, vertical of between 50° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the DreamColor LP2480zx has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this LCD screen. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Has an HDCP

The HP DreamColor LP2480zx has an HDCP, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than a year.

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HP DreamColor LP2480zx Review Sources

To prepare this HP DreamColor LP2480zx 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 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 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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