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HP Z27q PC Monitor

27" 5120 X 2880 LED 634.3mm Dec 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date £194.85 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Has a built-in USB hub
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Editor Approved

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One Industry Award

This medium monitor was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review sites who thought that this LCD screen was brilliant.

HP PC Monitors Have Good 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 for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 91% of those that bought a HP PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The HP Z27q has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as this PC screen do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since December 2015.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP Z27q does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as this PC display which have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Fujitsu E24T-7 Pro, or the Eizo FORIS FS2735.

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5120 X 2880 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP Z27q has a maximum display resolution of 5120 x 2880 pixels. That's over seven times the display resolution of a 1600 x 1200 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common display resolution.

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Has an HDCP

The HP Z27q has an HDCP. Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also have an HDCP.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC monitor the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. The response time of the HP Z27q of 14 milliseconds is one of the slowest amongst medium monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen.

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High Running Costs

The Z27q has an average running cost of £195 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run PC monitors of this spec and age.


Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP Z27q has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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HP Z27q Review Sources

To prepare this HP Z27q 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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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