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HP EliteDisplay E242 Head Only

£260.23
£197.19 £63.04 cheaper than 46 days ago
An adequate value for money 1920 x 1200 flatpanel monitor with not very good features
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels 5000000:1 LED Oct 2015
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HP EliteDisplay E242 Head Only Review

Representing good value for money and at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the HP EliteDisplay E242 Head Only number 786 across all PC monitors.
67
Good
8
Missing Some Features
65
1 Year Old
40
£80 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £80 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,772 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port
Quite slow response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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 £260.23 to £197.19 in the last 46 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 83% 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.
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HP EliteDisplay E242 Head Only In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

HP PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,357 expert and user reviews (including 505 verified purchases) for HP PC screens and found that on average HP has very good ratings compared to other brands. 89% of those that bought a HP flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £197.19 it is more expensive than 58% of flatpanel monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £63 (24%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the HP EliteDisplay E242 Head Only and the United Kingdom price of £197.19 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $210.49 (£274.02).

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Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The HP EliteDisplay E242 Head Only has a built-in USB hub. 84% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The HP EliteDisplay E242 Head Only is a one HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The EliteDisplay E242 Head Only's response time of 7ms is quite slow compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the slowest 19% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the HP EliteDisplay E242 Head Only is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The EliteDisplay E242 Head Only's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 17% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The EliteDisplay E242 Head Only does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of all PC monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°. The HP EliteDisplay E242 Head Only's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is quite wide compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 17% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the EliteDisplay E242 Head Only in October 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This HP PC screen has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the EliteDisplay E242 Head Only has an average running cost of £80 over 8 years based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

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