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HP Z27q PC Monitor

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27" LED 634.3mm Apr 2015
Display Diagonal Display Width Release Date
Redefine life image presentation with the HP Z27q 27-inch IPS UHD Display, which delivers astounding 5K resolution1 plus a massive 14.7 MP and 218 ppi. - Experience amazingly sharp details on a... More
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7 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This medium monitor received an "Editor's Choice" from Tomshardware.com who decided that this flatpanel monitor was terrific.

Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

Most PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the Z27q have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, including the HP Z27q which has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Z Display Z30[pl_1617136_price], or the Z34c[pl_3007103_price] both from HP or the Eizo FORIS FS2735[plb_3186951_price].

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HP Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Medium monitors produced by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

Two DisplayPorts Quantitys

Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the Z27q only have one displayPorts quantity, however the HP Z27q has two displayPorts quantitys.

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4096 X 2160 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the HP Z27q is 4096 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) is also found on this LCD screen. This flatpanel monitor also have supported graphics resolutionss of 1280 x 768, 1600 x 900, 2560 x 1440, 3840 x 2160, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1366 х 768, 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA).

A 4096 x 2160 supported graphics resolutions is in fact the best resolution amongst all medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the Z27q.

A 640 x 350 supported graphics resolutions is the worst resolution across similar types of LCD screen.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

With a display colour count of 1,070 million, the HP Z27q has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The average display colour count of PC screens that are a similar age to the Z27q is 160M, and the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M.

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8 Reasons Against

Expensive

We checked 394 LCD screens of a comparable age and type and they range in price from £64 to £4,006. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of a comparable age and type.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP Z27q does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC screens of this spec and age which have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider including the Asus PG348Q[plb_3191125_price], the Eizo FORIS FS2735[plb_3186951_price], or the HP Z Display Z34[plb_2784148_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC screens of this age and spec, the HP Z27q does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

Most PC monitors of a similar type and age to the Z27q are not 3D. The HP Z27q is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The HP Z27q does not have a card reader integrated, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Running Costs Are High

The Z27q is one of the less economic to run flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the Z27q is £124.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (max)

With a power consumption (max) of 96 Watts, the HP Z27q has a fairly high power consumption (max) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the Z27q the power consumption (max)s range from 0.45W to 170W, and the average power consumption (max) is 51W.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

When compared to other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Z27q, the HP Z27q's response time of 14 milliseconds is one of the slowest. PC displays of this age and type have response times of between 1ms and 25ms.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Z27q

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

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tomshardware.com Editor Approved

Expert Reviews

10 January 2016

HP's Z27q sports the highest desktop monitor pixel density currently available and the resulting image is breathtaking to say the least. You'll need some serious hardware to drive it though, so...

Tomshardware.com

22 December 2015

The overall accuracy of the display is great, especially in the AdobeRGB color mode. sRGB does need some calibration of the grayscale and white point to make it practically perfect, but the...

20 January 2016

Il desiderio dell'uomo di catturare immagini, sia fisse che in movimento, risale all'invenzione della macchina da presa nei primi del 1800. Negli ultimi 20 anni abbiamo assistito al rapido... Read more…

Risoluzione 5K
Eccellente qualit costruttiva
Immagine incredibile
Colore sRGB e Rec.709 super accurato
Gamma imperfetta
Opzioni di calibrazione insufficienti
Alcuni errori nel colore in modalit Adobe RGB

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Electricity cost when switched on £192.29
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £194.85
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.97 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp z27, hp z27q, hp j3g14, hp 51x28, hp j3g14a, hp j3g14a8, hp j3g14a4, hp j3g14at, hp j3g14a4a, hp j3g14ata, visipax z27, hp j3g14a8a, hp j3g14a8ab, hp j3g14a4ab, hp j3g14atab, visipax z27q, hp j3g14a4aba, hp j3g14atabb, visipax 51x28, brand new z27, hp j3g14a4abu, hp j3g14a8aba, brand new z27q, visipax 2xdp12, hp 2880j3g14a4, hp 2880j3g14a4a, visipax j3g14a8, visipax j3g14a4, visipax j3g14a8a, visipax j3g14a4a
Barcodes 00779184004196, 00779184119852, 00888793156230, 00888793156346, 00888793156360, 00888793156421, 00888793156513, 04053162947641, 06953041356916

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