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Overall Score

HP Z27q

tomshardware.com Editor Approved thg.ru Approved
A 2 year old and expensive to run 27" 5120 x 2880 pixels PC display with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
27" 5,120 Pixels No 14ms Dec 2015
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HP Z27q Review

Released 2 years ago and with good features, we have scored the HP Z27q as follows for Summary.
68
Features
Good Features
69
Age
20 Months Old
20
Running Costs
£195 Over 5 Years
45
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has received two awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshardware.com and an industry award from Thg.ru. Benq PC monitors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £195 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,918 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Moderately big display diagonal
Moderately large display resolution
Moderately slow response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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HP Z27q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This PC display was given an "Editor's Choice" award by website Tomshardware.com who thought that this LCD screen was exceptional.

One other expert review site thought that this HP PC screen was very good. This was from Thg.ru who gave it an "Approved".

Very Good Brand

We checked 2,236 owner and expert reviews (including 493 verified purchases) for HP flatpanel monitors and found that on average HP has very good reviews. 88% of those that bought a HP PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Moderately Big Display Diagonal

Across all the LCD screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the HP Z27q of 27" is fairly big compared to most other PC screens. It is in the biggest 17% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Moderately Large Display Resolution

The display resolution of the HP Z27q of 14,700,000 pixels is very large compared to most other PC screens. It is in the largest 1% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The smallest display resolution of LCD screens is 76,000 pixels, the largest is 34,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 2,500,000 pixels.

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Moderately Slow Response Time

The HP Z27q's response time of 14ms is in the slowest 5% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The average response time of all PC screens is 5.6ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 44ms.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of LCD screens range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the HP Z27q of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 14% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Moderately Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the HP Z27q of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 13% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC displays the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP Z27q does not have a built-in speaker(s). 52% of LCD screens 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. 84% of PC 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 LCD screens. It is in the highest 74% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in December 2015.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the Z27q is £195 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run PC screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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

Barcodes:

00888793156339, 00888793156438, 05054629730560

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