HP Z32x vs NEC PA272W-SV2

HP Z32x
NEC PA272W-SV2

Top Prices

MacMall
Delivery unknown
In stock
Newegg US
Delivery unknown
In stock
Factory Outlet Store
In stock

Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The HP Z32x has a screen size of 31.5"", but the NEC PA272W-SV2 is only a 27"" PC monitor (4.5" 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.

Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP Z32x has a display diagonal of 80cmcm, but the NEC PA272W-SV2 is only a 68.57cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (11.43cm smaller).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the HP Z32x is two, but the NEC PA272W-SV2 only has one HDMI port.
Four USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The HP Z32x has four USB Type-A downstream ports, however the NEC PA272W-SV2 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports.
Lighter Edit
The HP Z32x is a 7.8kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.1g lighter than the NEC PA272W-SV2 (8.9kgg).
Shallower Edit
HP Z32x is 70.1mmmm deep. That's 14.9mm shallower than the NEC PA272W-SV2 (85mmmm).
$105 cheaper
The HP Z32x costs $1,443.99, whereas the NEC PA272W-SV2 is $1,549.00.
Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
12% brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 has a display brightness of 340 cd/m² cd/m², however the HP Z32x is only a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (40 cd/m² dimmer).
Higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is a 150mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 20mm higher than the HP Z32x (150mmmm).
56mm shorter Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is a 378.6mmmm tall PC monitor, whereas the HP Z32x is a 434.6mmmm tall PC monitor (56mm taller).
96.7mm narrower Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is a 640.4mmmm wide PC monitor, whereas the HP Z32x is a 737.1mmmm wide PC monitor (96.7mm wider).
Expert reviews are vastly better
Based on 1 expert review, the NEC PA272W-SV2 has an average review score of 90%, however the HP Z32x has an average rating of 70% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP Z32x has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m², but the NEC PA272W-SV2 is a 340 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (40 cd/m² brighter).
20mm lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The HP Z32x is a 130mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 20mm lower than the NEC PA272W-SV2 (150mmmm).
13% taller Edit
The HP Z32x has a height of 434.6mmmm, however the NEC PA272W-SV2 is a 378.6mmmm tall PC monitor (56mm shorter).
14% wider Edit
The HP Z32x has a width of 737.1mmmm, however the NEC PA272W-SV2 is a 640.4mmmm wide PC monitor (96.7mm narrower).
Hugely Lower expert review Score
The HP Z32x only has an average expert rating of 70%, but the NEC PA272W-SV2 has an average expert rating of 90% (based on 1 review).
9 Reasons Against
17% smaller screen size Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 has a screen size of 27"", however the HP Z32x is a 31.5"" PC monitor (4.5" bigger). 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% smaller display diagonal Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 has a display diagonal of 68.57cmcm, however the HP Z32x is an 80cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (11.43cm bigger).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 has one HDMI port, however the HP Z32x only has two HDMI ports.
Only three USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is a three USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the HP Z32x only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
13% heavier Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is an 8.9kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.1g heavier than the HP Z32x (8.9kgg).
18% deeper Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 has a depth of 85mmmm. That's 14.9mm deeper than the HP Z32x (85mmmm).
$105 more expensive
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is more expensive than the HP Z32x by $105.01.
Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the NEC PA272W-SV2, whereas 2 sellers sell the HP Z32x. 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.
Six months older
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is older than the HP Z32x by six months.

Awards

1 Award
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

16 months Ago 22 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data

Display

Screen Size
31.5"
BEST
27"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
BEST
 5000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 1200 x 1920
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 720 x 576
BEST
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 1200 x 1920
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 720 x 576
Backlight Type
 RGB-LED
 RGB-LED
BEST
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 480p
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 480p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
Viewable Height
392.04mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
696.96mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 60 50 - 85
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 135 31.5 - 96.5
Pixel Pitch
0.182 x 0.182 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,073.7M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
80cm
BEST
68.57cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 340 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms 8ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 108.6%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

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

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
130mm 150mm
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 30
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -45 - 45

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45A
Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.4W
Typical Power Consumption
86W 50W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W
BEST
37W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 73kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
120W
BEST
73W
AC Input Voltage
 5
 90-265
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 5
 90-265
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 RoHS
 MPR II
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Bezel Width At Bottom
Unknown - Click to provide data 20mm
Bezel Width At Top
Unknown - Click to provide data 20mm
Bezel Width On Side
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.3mm
Weight With Stand
10.8kg
BEST
12.9kg
Height With Stand
613.8mm 546.2mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
245.4mm 235.5mm
BEST
Width With Stand
737.1mm 640.4mm
BEST
Weight
7.8kg
BEST
8.9kg
Height
434.6mm 378.6mm
BEST
Depth
70.1mm
BEST
85mm
Width
737.1mm 640.4mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 37W
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