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HP E242e

79

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HP E242e

£284.00
£249.32 £35 cheaper than 20 days ago
HP E242e
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A sensationally economical to run and relatively new 24" PC monitor, with a fair price and great features
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels 5000000:1 No Dec 2016 A+
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HP EliteDisplay E242e 24" Full HD IPS Matt Grey computer monitor - N3C01AT (Brand new, unopened) - on
£249.32
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N3C01AA#ABB - E242E 24IN IPS ANA/DP/HDMI 61cm (24")/ 1.920 x 1.200/ digital/analog/ Energie-Effizienzklasse: C/ IPS Panel/ 1000 :1/ 250 cd/qm/ horiz.: 178 °/ vert.: 178 °/ 7 ms/ Eigenschaften: LED Backlight, höhenverstellbar, Pivot drehbar 90°/ TCO 6
£254.00
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£284.00
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£300.84
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HP E242e Review

With very low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the HP E242e number 865 in medium monitors and number 905 across all PC monitors.
75
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Age
14 Months Old
96
Running Costs
£28 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £28 over 5 years are in the cheapest 6% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This PC monitor has some great features:
1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in USB hub
Attach your HP desktop mini, HP chromebox, or select HP thin client directly behind the display.[2] keep things tidy with an integrated power supply and cable management features.<br> reduce power consumption and help lower costs
Get an intelligent, energy-efficient design that is ENERGY STAR certified, EPEAT gold registered[3], and meets TCO certified edge requirements.<br> your monitor's new best friend
Design the screen for how you work with HP display assistant software.<br> make it yours

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £284 to £249.32 in the last 20 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 72% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

HP E242e In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

HP Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

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

Value For Money

Satisfactory Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 66% of PC monitors, it has good features and is less than 18 months old but at £249.32 we think it represents good value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £35 (12%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the HP E242e and the United Kingdom price of £249.32 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $235.15 (£326.18).

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

This LCD screen is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The E242e has an average 5 year running cost of only £28 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 6% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This HP PC display was released in December 2016.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HP E242e of 24" is pretty typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 58% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Resolution

The HP E242e has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. Flatpanel monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The HP E242e's response time of 7ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 85% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The HP E242e's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 92% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The HP E242e's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 9% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the HP E242e does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The HP E242e has a built-in USB hub. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the HP E242e of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 46% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp n3c01atabu, hp n3c01aaabu, hp n3c01aaabb, hp e242e

Barcodes:

00889296967132, 00889296967149, 00889296967156, 00889296967163, 00889296967170, 00889296967187, 00889296967194, 00889296967200, 00889296967217, 00889296967224, 00889296967231, 00889296967248, 00889296967255, 00889296967262, 00889296967279, 00889296967286, 00889296967293, 00889296967309, 04053162996694, 04058154034163, 05712505729137

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