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HP EliteDisplay S270 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 10000000:1 LED Nov 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £92.29 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not have a built-in USB hub Recommended
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One Industry Award

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Recommended" award by review sites who concluded that this HP PC monitor was good.

Good Expert Reviews

This medium monitor received a rating of 80 out of 100 from expert review website

HP Has Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 2,072 expert and owner reviews (including 394 verified purchases), HP has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 91% of those that bought a HP PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Not Cheap

We checked 513 flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years and they range in price from £49 to £9,999. We think that this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years.


Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the EliteDisplay S270 is £93 over 8 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 PC displays of a comparable age and type.

Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years, the EliteDisplay S270 does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years have between one and three HDMI ports, including the HP EliteDisplay S270 which has two HDMI ports.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since November 2014.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP EliteDisplay S270 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as this PC screen.

Alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include the Eizo Foris FS2434 (£309.40), the Acer B326 (£67.91), or the Benq BL3200 (£310.17) which all of have better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Has an HDCP

The EliteDisplay S270 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response times of PC monitors of this type and age range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. At 8 milliseconds, the EliteDisplay S270 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to this PC screen.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP EliteDisplay S270 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to this PC display also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers k1m38aaaba, k1m38aauuz, k1m38aaabu
Barcodes 00888793565582, 00888793565599, 00888793565605, 00888793565612, 00888793565629, 00888793565636, 00888793565643, 00888793565650, 00888793565667, 00888793565674, 00888793565681, 00888793565698, 00888793565704, 00888793565711, 00888793565728, 00888793565735, 00888793565742, 00888793565759, 00888793565766, 00888793565773, 00888793565780, 00888793565797, 00888793565803, 00888793565810, 00888793565827, 00888793565834, 00888793565841, 00888793565858, 00888793565865, 00888793565872

HP EliteDisplay S270 Review Sources

To prepare this HP EliteDisplay S270 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 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 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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