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HP Z27q

HP Z27q
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tomshardware.com Editor Approved thg.ru Approved
A fully featured but 3 year old 27" flatpanel monitor, with moderate running costs
27" 5120 X 2880 Pixels No 14ms Apr 2015
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HP Z27q Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have scored the HP Z27q as follows:
87
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has received two awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshardware.com and an industry award from Thg.ru. DELL PC displays have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
It has running costs of £190 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 3,258 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This HP PC monitor has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
5120 x 2880 pixels resolution
Very wide horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
This is how we do 5k
Out-of-the-box color calibration
Extraordinary color
Additional features

HP Z27q Video Reviews

HP Z27q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

This PC screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review site Tomshardware.com who thought that this HP PC display was remarkably good.

The editor of one other expert review site concluded that this LCD screen was very good. This was from Thg.ru who gave it an "Approved".

HP PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 2,137 user and expert reviews (including 729 verified purchases), HP has very good ratings for its LCD screens. 82% of those that bought a HP flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the Z27q is £190 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the Z27q in April 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The HP Z27q's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than 79% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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5120 X 2880 Pixels Resolution

The HP Z27q has a maximum display resolution of 5120 x 2880 pixels. That's over seven times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and is in fact the best resolution amongst all PC displays.

Amongst similar types of flatpanel monitor the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response times of PC displays range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the HP Z27q of 14ms is in the slowest 3% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the HP Z27q of 178° is very wide compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 96% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The HP Z27q's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 24% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all PC monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP Z27q does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The HP Z27q has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the HP Z27q of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other PC screens. It is in the highest 54% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

0888793156421 z27q, hp j3g14atabu, hp j3g14a4abu, hp j3g14a4abb, hp j3g14atabb, hp 5120x2880, hp 300cdm2, hp z27q

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00888793156339, 00888793156438, 05054629730560

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