HP DreamColor Z24 vs HP EliteDisplay E242 vs HP Z24i

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HP DreamColor Z24
HP EliteDisplay E242
HP Z24i

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
1.6mm bigger viewable height Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a viewable height of 325.6mmmm, however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is only a 324mmmm viewable height PC monitor (1.6mm smaller).
1% bigger viewable width Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 520mmmm viewable width PC monitor. That's 1.6mm bigger than the HP EliteDisplay E242 ().
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 61cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.039999999999999cm bigger than the HP EliteDisplay E242 and the HP Z24i (60.96cmcm).
29% brighter display brightness Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (300 cd/m² cd/m²) and 50 cd/m² brighter than the HP Z24i (300 cd/m² cd/m²).
A lot faster response time Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a response time of 6msms, but the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 7msms response time PC monitor (1ms slower) and the HP Z24i is an 8msms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

Two DisplayPorts Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has two DisplayPorts, however the HP Z24i only has one DisplayPort.
4% shorter Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 365mmmm tall PC monitor, and so does the HP Z24i. That's 12.4mm shorter than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (365mmmm).
Narrower Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 559.4mmmm wide PC monitor, and so does the HP Z24i. That's 2.8000000000001mm narrower than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (559.4mmmm).
6 Reasons For
95% more display colour count Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a display colour count of 16.77MM. That's 15.77M more than the HP DreamColor Z24 ().
30mm higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 150mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 30mm higher than the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP Z24i (120mmmm).
67% lighter Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kgg weight PC monitor. That's 2.8g lighter than the HP DreamColor Z24 (4.7kgg) and 0.5g lighter than the HP Z24i (4.7kgg).
33% shallower Edit
HP EliteDisplay E242 is 50mmmm deep. That's 16.5mm shallower than the HP DreamColor Z24 (64.5mmmm) and 14.5mm shallower than the HP Z24i (64.5mmmm).
$42 cheaper
The HP EliteDisplay E242 costs $130.00, whereas the HP Z24i is $172.13.
Available from 1 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
4 Reasons For
Three more USB 2.0 ports Edit
The HP Z24i has five USB 2.0 ports, however the HP DreamColor Z24 only has two USB 2.0 ports and the HP EliteDisplay E242 only has three USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Five USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The HP Z24i is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the HP EliteDisplay E242 only has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
Marginally shorter Edit
The HP Z24i is a 365mmmm tall PC monitor (as does the HP DreamColor Z24), whereas the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 377.4mmmm tall PC monitor (12.4mm taller).
2.8000000000001mm narrower Edit
The HP Z24i is a 559.4mmmm wide PC monitor (as does the HP DreamColor Z24), whereas the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 562.2mmmm wide PC monitor (2.8000000000001mm wider).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
16x less display colour count Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 1,070MM display colours PC monitor, whereas the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 16.77MM display colours PC monitor (15.77M more).
Only two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the HP EliteDisplay E242 only has three USB 2.0 ports and the HP Z24i only has five USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Three less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor (as does the HP EliteDisplay E242), whereas the HP Z24i only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a maximum height adjustment of 120mmmm (as does the HP Z24i), but the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 150mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (30mm higher).
A lot heavier Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a weight of 7kgg, however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kgg weight PC monitor (2.8g lighter) and the HP Z24i is a 4.7kgg weight PC monitor (2.3g lighter).
25% deeper Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a depth of 66.5mmmm, however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 50mmmm deep PC monitor (16.5mm shallower) and the HP Z24i is a 64.5mmmm deep PC monitor (2mm shallower).
Not currently available
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Older by over one year
The HP DreamColor Z24 is 18 months older than the HP EliteDisplay E242 and 15 months older than the HP Z24i.
10 Reasons Against
Smaller viewable height Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 324mmmm viewable height PC monitor. That's 1.6mm smaller than the HP DreamColor Z24 ().
1.6mm smaller viewable width Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a viewable width of 518.4mmmm, however the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 520mmmm viewable width PC monitor (1.6mm bigger).
A little smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a display diagonal of 60.96cmcm (as does the HP Z24i), but the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 61cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.039999999999999cm bigger).
100 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m², but the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter) and the HP Z24i is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
1ms slower response time Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 7msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the HP DreamColor Z24 (8msms) and 1ms faster than the HP Z24i (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.

One less DisplayPort Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the HP EliteDisplay E242 is one (as does the HP Z24i), but the HP DreamColor Z24 only has two DisplayPorts.
Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the HP EliteDisplay E242 is three, but the HP Z24i only has five USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Only two USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has two USB Type-A downstream ports, and so does the HP DreamColor Z24, however the HP Z24i only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
12.4mm taller Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a height of 377.4mmmm, however the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP Z24i are both 365mmmm tall PC monitors (12.4mm shorter).
A bit wider Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a width of 562.2mmmm, however the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP Z24i are both 559.4mmmm wide PC monitors (2.8000000000001mm narrower).
10 Reasons Against
0.039999999999999cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP Z24i has a display diagonal of 60.96cmcm (as does the HP EliteDisplay E242), however the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 61cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.039999999999999cm bigger).
17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP Z24i has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m², however the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Slower response time Edit
The HP Z24i is an 8msms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms slower than the HP DreamColor Z24 (8msms) and 1ms slower than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (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.

One less DisplayPort Edit
The HP Z24i has one DisplayPort (as does the HP EliteDisplay E242), however the HP DreamColor Z24 only has two DisplayPorts.
Lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The HP Z24i is a 120mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor, and so does the HP DreamColor Z24. That's 30mm lower than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (120mmmm).
11% heavier Edit
The HP Z24i is a 4.7kgg weight PC monitor. That's 2.3g lighter than the HP DreamColor Z24 (4.7kgg) and 0.5g heavier than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (4.7kgg).
23% deeper Edit
The HP Z24i has a depth of 64.5mmmm. That's 2mm shallower than the HP DreamColor Z24 (64.5mmmm) and 14.5mm deeper than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (64.5mmmm).
$42 more expensive
The HP Z24i is more expensive than the HP EliteDisplay E242 by $42.13.
Less retailers
Only 7 retailers sells the HP Z24i, whereas 8 retailers sell the HP EliteDisplay E242. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Three months older
The HP Z24i is older than the HP EliteDisplay E242 by three months.

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Date Released

33 months Ago 15 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 36.78
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.33
Total running cost $ 39.11
Purchase price $ 130.00
Total cost of ownership $ 169.11
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
24" 24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
 LCD
 LED
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 720 x 400
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 720 x 400
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 720 x 400
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Viewable Height
325.6mm
BEST
324mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
520mm
BEST
518.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 60 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 80 24 - 94
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27
Display Colour Count
1,070M 16.77M
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
61cm
BEST
60.96cm 60.96cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
7ms 8ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
2
BEST
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3 5
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
2 2 5
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
120mm 150mm
BEST
120mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 25 -5 - 30
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -45 - 45 -45 - 45

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.24W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
58W 30W
BEST
36W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 30kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 38W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 95 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.2kg
BEST
7kg
Height With Stand
525mm 519mm
BEST
525mm
Depth With Stand
238mm 189mm
BEST
237.9mm
Width With Stand
559.4mm
BEST
562.2mm 559.4mm
BEST
Weight
7kg 4.2kg
BEST
4.7kg
Height
365mm
BEST
377.4mm 365mm
BEST
Depth
66.5mm 50mm
BEST
64.5mm
Width
559.4mm
BEST
562.2mm 559.4mm
BEST
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