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HP ProDisplay P242va
HP ProDisplay P242va
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HP ProDisplay P242va PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Apr 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £64.09 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution
Value n' Price £193.00 Go to Store
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Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this PC screen is A. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the ProDisplay P242va is £65, which is typical compared to the other 621 LCD screens of a similar age and type.


Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since April 2017.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The ProDisplay P242va does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to this PC monitor do have a built-in speaker(s).

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Good Brand

We checked 2,104 user and expert reviews (including 391 verified purchases) for HP PC monitors and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 92% of those that bought a HP LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has an Energy Star Certified

The ProDisplay P242va has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC screen also have an Energy Star certified.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Has an HDCP

The HP ProDisplay P242va has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC screen also have an HDCP.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The average response time of PC monitors that are a similar age to this PC screen is 5.3ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. The HP ProDisplay P242va has a fairly slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC monitor.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The ProDisplay P242va has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that are a comparable age to it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC screens of this type and age. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00888793867242, 00888793867259, 00888793867266, 00888793867273, 00888793867280, 00888793867297, 00888793867303, 00888793867310, 00888793867327, 00888793867334, 00889296275855, 00889296275862, 00889296275879, 00889296275886, 00889296275893, 00889296275909, 00889296275916, 00889296275923, 00889296275930, 00889296275947, 00889296275954, 00889296389217, 00889899386125, 00889899983119, 04053162949072, 04053162961883

HP ProDisplay P242va Review Sources

To prepare this HP ProDisplay P242va review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 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 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 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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