HP ENVY 24 vs NEC MultiSync PA242

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HP ENVY 24
NEC MultiSync PA242

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
15.77M more display colour count Edit
HP ENVY 24 is 16.77MM display colours, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 is only a 1,070MM display colours PC monitor (15.77M less).
15% faster response time Edit
The HP ENVY 24 has a response time of 7msms, however the NEC MultiSync PA242 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.

4% lower maximum power consumption Edit
The HP ENVY 24 is a 54WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 2W lower than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (56WW).
2.2g lighter Edit
The HP ENVY 24 has a weight of 5.2kgg, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 7.4kgg weight PC monitor (2.2g heavier).
4% narrower Edit
HP ENVY 24 is 539.4mmmm wide. That's 16.9mm narrower than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (556.3mmmm).
Cheaper by $786
The HP ENVY 24 is $785.51 cheaper than the NEC MultiSync PA242.
4 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 24.1"" PC monitor. That's 0.3" bigger than the HP ENVY 24 (24.1""). 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.

12% brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 340 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 40 cd/m² brighter than the HP ENVY 24 (340 cd/m² cd/m²).
65.3mm shorter Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 363.2mmmm tall PC monitor. That's 65.3mm shorter than the HP ENVY 24 (363.2mmmm).
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 24 is a 23.8"" PC monitor. That's 0.3" smaller than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (24.1""). 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.

40 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 24 is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 40 cd/m² dimmer than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (340 cd/m² cd/m²).
One less DVI port Edit
The HP ENVY 24 has DVI ports, however the NEC MultiSync PA242 only has one DVI port.
Taller Edit
HP ENVY 24 is 428.5mmmm tall. That's 65.3mm taller than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (363.2mmmm).
Fewer sellers
The HP ENVY 24 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 is stocked by 3 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
7 Reasons Against
16x less display colour count Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 1,070MM display colours PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 24 is a 16.77MM display colours PC monitor (15.77M more).
Slower response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a response time of 8msms, but the HP ENVY 24 is a 7msms response time PC monitor (1ms faster). 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.

4% higher maximum power consumption Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 56WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 2W higher than the HP ENVY 24 (56WW).
2.2g heavier Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a weight of 7.4kgg, however the HP ENVY 24 is a 5.2kgg weight PC monitor (2.2g lighter).
4% wider Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 556.3mmmm wide PC monitor. That's 16.9mm wider than the HP ENVY 24 (556.3mmmm).
More expensive by $786
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is $785.51 more expensive than the HP ENVY 24.
Older by eleven months
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is eleven months older than the HP ENVY 24.

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Display

Screen Size
23.8" 24.1"
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
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Backlight Type
 RGB-LED
 RGB-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
BEST
1,070M
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 340 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
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion 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 5
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1
BEST
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

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

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 150mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 30
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Typical Power Consumption
54W
BEST
56W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W
BEST
1W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 54kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
54W
BEST
56W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2000
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 10.6kg
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
7.4kg
Height
428.5mm 363.2mm
BEST
Depth
160.7mm
BEST
83.8mm
Width
539.4mm
BEST
556.3mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 28W
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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