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12 Reasons For
Three Industry Awards
One expert review site concluded that they would recommend this LCD screen. Pcarena.pl gave this flatpanel monitor a "Recommended" award.
01net.com gave this LCD screen a "4 Star" award and Zeden.net gave it an "Approved" award.
Expert Reviews Are Average
This PC screen has an average expert rating of 78 out of 100 based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, techreviewsource.com and macworld.co.uk.
A number of HP ENVY 27 reviewers who bought it agreed that it was good looking. Expert website Macworld.co.uk said in their review “Super stylish and an angled audio platform delivers Beats Audio, though the display quality isn’t as good as others” but they rated it 60 out of 100. Macworld.co.uk also wrote “If you want something just as stylish as your MacBook Air to sit on a desk at home then cast your eyes upon the HP Envy 27”.
One customer who bought it wrote that it was aesthetic. Pcmag.com wrote on PC Mag “The HP Envy 27 27-inch monitor is not only aesthetically pleasing” in their review and gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars.
Easy to Use
One customer who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was easy to use. Expert review site Pcmag.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Don't have a good set of external speakers handy”.
Good Sound Quality
One HP ENVY 27 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had good sound quality. Expert website Pcmag.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said four years ago “It delivers rich colors and premium audio quality courtesy of Dr” in their HP ENVY 27 review.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The HP ENVY 27 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 27 do not have a built-in speaker(s).
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer B326[plb_2204926_price], the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price], or the LG 34UM95[plb_2175141_price].
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HP has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC monitor range.
Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the ENVY 27 is 15° and the widest is 180°. The viewing angle, vertical of the ENVY 27 of 178 degrees is one of the widest amongst medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
When compared to other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the ENVY 27 that we have assessed, the viewing angle, horizontal of the ENVY 27 of 178 degrees is one of the widest. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)
At 68.58 centimeters, the ENVY 27 has a quite big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years. The display diagonal (metric)s of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 27 range from 28cm to 590cm.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on PC monitors of this age and type.
Has Five Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the ENVY 27 is more than most flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC monitors of this spec and age. The cables includeds "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
13 Reasons Against
Average User Reviews
Owners have rated this medium monitor on average 68 out of 100.
A Bit Expensive
One person thought this PC monitor was not cheap. Pcmag.com said “It's also more expensive than most 27-inch monitors” in their review of the HP ENVY 27 yet they scored the product 80 out of 100.
Poor Product Quality
One HP ENVY 27 owner wrote that it was not good quality.
The cheapeast PC displays of this age and type that we found costs £46 and the most expensive costs £2,475. We think that this HP flatpanel monitor looks expensive for a similar spec PC display that has been around for more than two years.
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The ENVY 27 is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the ENVY 27 are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the ENVY 27, the HP ENVY 27 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The ENVY 27 does not have a card reader integrated, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the ENVY 27 also do not have a card reader integrated.
We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens with a card reader integrated and we think the DELL UP3214Q[plb_2251540_price]; or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price], or the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price] are also worth considering.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
Across all the comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the ENVY 27 the display brightnesss range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the HP ENVY 27 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst medium monitors of this age.
Only One HDMI Ports Quantity
Most comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the ENVY 27 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the ENVY 27 which has one HDMI ports quantity.
Fairly High Power Consumption (max)
Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the power consumption (max)s range from 16W to 250W. At 65 Watts, the ENVY 27 has a quite high power consumption (max) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The response times of flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the ENVY 27 range from 1ms to 69ms. With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the ENVY 27 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ENVY 27.
The average weight of PC displays of this age and spec is 4.9kg. At 6.9 kilograms, the ENVY 27 is quite heavy compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.
5 Other reasons to consider the HP ENVY 27
Recent Price Increase of £0.01
The ENVY 27 has increased in price by £0.01 in the last few weeks.
Running Costs Are OK
Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the ENVY 27 will cost £60 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 993 LCD screens of this age and spec.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This PC screen was released over three years ago.
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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays of this type and age.
The ENVY 27 has a better display type than most LCD screens of this spec and age. This HP PC screen has an LCD display, whereas most flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago have an LED display.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available including a cheaper PC monitor such as the DELL UP3214Q[plb_2251540_price] or you might consider a better rated PC monitor such as the Benq PG2401[plb_2083439_price].
PC monitors with a better display type that might also be worth considering include the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] (LED), or the DELL U3014[plb_1655695_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.
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