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HP Z Display Z30 PC Monitor

£800.00
30" 2560 X 1600 5000000:1 LED Oct 2013
C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £220.49 Electricity cost over 5 years
Has a built-in USB hub
Not cheap
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
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Not Cheap

We think this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of this age and type. The price range of LCD screens of this age and type is from £49 to £9,999.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Z Display Z30 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an Audio Output

The Z Display Z30 has an audio output, as do most of the other PC displays of this age and type.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the Z Display Z30 in September 2013.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Z Display Z30 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this PC monitor do have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Asus PA328 (£757.48), the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display (£899), or the NEC MultiSync EA304 (£749) are also worth considering.

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 2,072 user and expert reviews (including 394 verified purchases) for HP flatpanel monitors and found that on average HP has good reviews. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 91% of those that bought a HP flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

2560 X 1600 Pixels Display Resolution

The Z Display Z30 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all LCD screens of this spec and age the best display resolution is 3440 x 1440 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the Z Display Z30 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as this PC monitor. The viewing angles, horizontal of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as this flatpanel monitor range from 18° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Has an HDCP

The Z Display Z30 has an HDCP. Most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC monitor also have an HDCP.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

At 8 milliseconds, the HP Z Display Z30 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC monitors that were released more than two years ago. Across all the similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Energy

High Running Costs

This flatpanel monitor has an energy efficiency classification of C. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the Z Display Z30 will cost £221 over 8 years to run, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.


Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Z Display Z30 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hewlett packard d7p94atabu, hewlett packard 2560x1600, hewlett packard z30i, hp inc d7p94atabu, 94192 d7p94atabu, code d7p94atabu, hp d7p94atabu, hp d7p94a4abu, hp d7p94atabb, warranty z30i, hp 2560x1600, hp inc z30i, hp p179576p, hp 98qkzs00, hp bky7za00, hp p232253p, hp 98qkza00, hp bky7zs00, d7p94a4uuz, 94192 z30i, d7p94a4aba, d7p94a4aby, hp 350cdm2, code z30i, hp z30i
Barcodes 00012302532493, 00021112687903, 00662662527457, 00887758222942, 00887758222959, 00887758222966, 00887758222973, 00887758222980, 00887758222997, 00887758223000, 00887758223017, 00887758223024, 00887758223031, 00887758223048, 00887758223055, 00887758223062, 00887758223079, 00887758223086, 00887758223093, 00887758223109, 00887758223116, 00887758223123, 00887758223130, 00887758223147, 00887758223154, 00887758223161, 00887758223178, 00887758223239, 00888182217719, 00888182217726

HP Z Display Z30 Review Sources

To prepare this HP Z Display Z30 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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