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HP DreamColor Z24x
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HP DreamColor Z24x PC Monitor

£367.10 £62.49 cheaper than 44 days ago
24" 1920 X 1200 5000000:1 LCD Apr 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £151.26 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Reasonably priced
Nice design
17 Reviews
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Good Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor received a rating of 80 out of 100 from PC display expert review site

Good Owner Reviews

DreamColor Z24x owners on average rated this PC monitor 87 out of 100. 9 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 85% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

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 for its medium monitors. 91% of those that bought a HP LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price Has Gone Down by £62.49 (15%)

The price has dropped from £429.59 to £367.10 in the last 44 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 73% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 27% chance that the price will actually go down further.

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Reasonably Priced

Four customers who bought it agreed that it was good value for money. Shadowthug666 mentioned in their review of the HP DreamColor Z24x on expert website “Overall this is a great budget pro monitor that can be used for NLE work, light grading” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Jerry Farina said on expert website “For the price, I actually prefer two 24" monitors vs one 27”. Mtbouchard rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site “The price I paid seemed fair to the alternatives (Dell 2413, Eizo)”.


Nice Design

Three customers who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was good looking. Shadowthug666 said on expert website “Black levels are pretty nice” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Three years ago Josh scored it 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site “The color seems pretty good”. He also mentioned “After a few weeks, I feel like this is a pretty good display” in his review.


Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2015 when HP released the DreamColor Z24x.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DreamColor Z24x does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other LCD screens of this type and age which have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at including the Samsung T24D390, or the Philips 273P3.

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Very High Running Costs

The DreamColor Z24x is one of the most expensive to run PC screens of this age and type that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the DreamColor Z24x will cost £152 over 8 years to run.


1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the DreamColor Z24x is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC monitors of a similar spec and age to this LCD screen the best display resolution is 3440 x 1440 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has an HDCP

The DreamColor Z24x has an HDCP. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years also have an HDCP.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The DreamColor Z24x has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also have an Energy Star certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

The DreamColor Z24x is a one HDMI port PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hewlett packard e9q82atabu, hewlett packard z24x, warranty e9q82atabu, hp inc e9q82atabu, home e9q82atabu, code e9q82atabu, hp e9q82a4abb, warranty z24x, hp e9q82a4abu, hp e9q82atabb, hp e9q82atabu, hp 1920x1200, hp 9g21za00, hp p195039p, hp inc z24x, hp 9g21zs00, hp 350cdm2, home z24x, code z24x, hp z24x
Barcodes 00887758931042, 00887758931059, 00887758931073, 00887758931127, 00887758931134

HP DreamColor Z24x Review Sources

To prepare this HP DreamColor Z24x 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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