HP ENVY 24 vs NEC MultiSync P242W

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HP ENVY 24
NEC MultiSync P242W

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The HP ENVY 24 has a response time of 7msms, but the NEC MultiSync P242W is an 8msms response time PC monitor (1ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

A lot lighter Edit
The HP ENVY 24 has a weight of 5.2kgg, however the NEC MultiSync P242W is a 6.8kgg weight PC monitor (1.6g heavier).
Cheaper by $786
The HP ENVY 24 costs $785.51 less than the NEC MultiSync P242W.
Vastly better user reviews
The average user review score of the HP ENVY 24 is 89% based on 9 reviews, however the average rating of the NEC MultiSync P242W is 60% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons For
A bit bigger screen size Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has a screen size of 24"", however the HP ENVY 24 is only a 23.8"" PC monitor (0.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

15% brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² cd/m², however the HP ENVY 24 is only a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a two VGA (D-Sub) port PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 24 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
24W lower maximum power consumption Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has a maximum power consumption of 30WW, however the HP ENVY 24 is a 54WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (24W higher).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
1% smaller screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 24 is a 23.8"" PC monitor. That's 0.2" smaller than the NEC MultiSync P242W (24""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 24 is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the NEC MultiSync P242W (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The HP ENVY 24 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync P242W only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
One less DVI port Edit
The number of DVI ports on the HP ENVY 24 is , but the NEC MultiSync P242W only has one DVI port.
Higher maximum power consumption Edit
The HP ENVY 24 is a 54WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 24W higher than the NEC MultiSync P242W (30WW).
5 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is an 8msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the HP ENVY 24 (8msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

24% heavier Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is a 6.8kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.6g heavier than the HP ENVY 24 (6.8kgg).
$786 more expensive
The NEC MultiSync P242W is more expensive than the HP ENVY 24 by $785.51.
Over one year older
The NEC MultiSync P242W is older than the HP ENVY 24 by 14 months.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The NEC MultiSync P242W's average user rating is only 60%, however the HP ENVY 24's is 89% (based on 9 reviews).

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Date Released

31 months Ago 45 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data

Display

Screen Size
23.8" 24"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
Digital Horizontal Frequency
80 31.5 - 91.1
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
0 - 76 50 - 85
Horizontal Scan Range
0 - 80 31.5 - 93.8
Pixel Pitch
0.2745 x 0.2745 0.27 x 0.27
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 61.1cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
7ms
BEST
8ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Thunderbolt Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
1
BEST
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Audio System
BeatsAudio Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Subwoofer RMS Power
6 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 110mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 30
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2W
Typical Power Consumption
54W 29.5W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.2W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 32kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
54W 30W
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 85
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II

Weight & Dimensions

Bezel Width At Bottom
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width At Top
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width On Side
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.2kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 378mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 227.6mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 556.8mm
Weight
5.2kg
BEST
6.8kg
Height
428.5mm 362.4mm
Depth
160.7mm 85mm
Width
539.4mm 556.8mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 MHL
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 HDMI
 MHL
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 17W
Accessories Included
- AC power cable Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions
429 x 540 x 161 Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
Black & white with silver stand Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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