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HP ZR30W

£874.00
HP ZR30w
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alphr.com Recommended A-List hothardware.com Recommended maximumpc.com Kick Ass Award
An award winning and huge display diagonal 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution PC screen, with satisfactory running costs and very good features
30" 2560 X 1600 Pixels 3000:1 No Dec 2012
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HP ZR30W VM617AT Monitor
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HP ZR30w - LCD display - TFT - 30" - widescreen - 2560 x 1600 / 60 Hz - 370 cd/m2 - 1000:1 - 3000:1 (dynamic) - 7 ms - 0.2505 mm - DVI-D, DisplayPort - black
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HP ZR30W VM617A4 LCD Monitor
£994.00
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HP ZR30W Monitor
£1,250.00
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£2,165.95
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £874.00. APR 16.9%.
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7.9% APR for 48 Months
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
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£956.06
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HP ZR30w Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the HP ZR30w number 943 in best selling monitors.
88
Reviews
9 Reviews + 3 Awards
52
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
5 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£340 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 74%. This PC monitor has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Alphr.com plus one other site and an industry award from Maximumpc.com. Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However this HP PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
The ZR30w has running costs of £340 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 3,292 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1600 pixels resolution
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Five USB 2.0 ports

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 74% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

HP ZR30w Video Reviews

HP ZR30w In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

This PC screen was given a "Recommended" award by both review websites Alphr.com and Hothardware.com, both of which decided that this LCD screen was very good.

The expert at one more expert review site concluded that this LCD screen was very good. This was from Maximumpc.com who gave it an "Kick Ass Award".

Average Expert Reviews

This PC screen has an average expert rating of 74 out of 100 based on nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, PC Mag and techreviewsource.com.

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HP Flatpanel Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 5,600 owner and expert reviews (including 979 verified purchases) for HP PC monitors and found that on average HP has very good reviews. 96% of those that bought a HP PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £274 (31%)

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The ZR30w has an average running cost of £340 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 3,292 LCD screens.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in December 2012.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The HP ZR30w's display diagonal of 30" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is bigger than 90% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution

The HP ZR30w has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. PC monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the HP ZR30w of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 24% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the HP ZR30w does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The HP ZR30w's vertical viewing angle of 178° is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 58% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the HP ZR30w of 1,000 is relatively typical compared to most other PC screens. It is higher than 69% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

The HP ZR30w is a five USB 2.0 port LCD screen. Most of the other PC displays have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp comgmteyh61vh7, hp wm493etvm617at, vm617at vm617at, vm617at zr30w, hp vm617atabu, hp vm617a4abb, hp z220s, hp zr30w

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00884962375518, 00884962375525, 00884962375679, 00884962375686, 08849623755186

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