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HP ZR2740w

70

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HP ZR2740w

£499.00
HP ZR2740w
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A fully featured but 5 year old 27" PC monitor, with average running costs but representing only moderate value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 12ms Dec 2012
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XW476AT HP ZR2740W 27inch LED Monitor (2560 x 1440, 16:9)
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HP ZR2740w Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the HP ZR2740w number 821 in best selling monitors.
57
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Age
5 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£250 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

DELL PC displays have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £250 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 3,258 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 more cables included
Stunning at every angle
Productive from the start
Proven over the long-term

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HP ZR2740w In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £499.00 it is in the most expensive 13% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The ZR2740w has an average running cost of £250 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 3,258 PC monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since December 2012.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The display diagonal of the ZR2740w of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the biggest 30% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the ZR2740w is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 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 ZR2740w of 12ms is slower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is slower than 94% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP ZR2740w does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the HP ZR2740w of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 76% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the ZR2740w of 178° is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 44% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HP ZR2740w's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 31% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The HP ZR2740w has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors. This LCD screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this HP LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp 2560x1440hatiswpidviddp, hp xw476atabu, hp xw476a4abu, hp xw476a4abb, hp zr2740w

Barcodes:

00085631975633, 00085631975817, 00885631975657, 00885631975817, 00885631975824, 04054843780069, 08856319756334, 08856319758178

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