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HP DreamColor Z24x

HP DreamColor Z24x PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 5000000:1 LCD Apr 2015
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Enjoy pure, consistent 10-bit color accuracy from design to production with push-button color space selection and easy color calibration on the amazingly affordable HP DreamColor Z24x Professional... More
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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including apcmag.com and alphr.com the average expert rating of this medium monitor is 70 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Good

DreamColor Z24x owners on average rated this PC monitor 83 out of 100.

Robust

One person who bought the product mentioned that it was reliable. Expert review site Apcmag.com said “While performance is paramount, HP's workstation line-up is also claimed to have better reliability, with carefully tested parts backed by a three year warranty”.

HP Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

On average HP medium monitors have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all PC displays manufactured by HP.

Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the DreamColor Z24x has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. The average vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the DreamColor Z24x is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the DreamColor Z24x has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. The average horizontal viewing angle of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the DreamColor Z24x is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°.

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Two DisplayPorts

The DreamColor Z24x has more DisplayPorts than most of the similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the DreamColor Z24x. This PC screen is a two DisplayPort PC display compared to most of the PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the DreamColor Z24x which only have one DisplayPort.

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Quite Many Display Colour Count

The display colour counts of medium monitors that have been around for more than a year range from 16M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 150M. The DreamColor Z24x has a quite many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the DreamColor Z24x.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The HP DreamColor Z24x has one of the brighter display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) amongst PC displays of this age. Similar spec PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the DreamColor Z24x have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most PC screens of a comparable age and type to the DreamColor Z24x have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the HP DreamColor Z24x which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most PC displays of this age and spec have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the HP DreamColor Z24x which has two USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The DreamColor Z24x does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC screens of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider including the HP ENVY 32[plb_2562671_price]; or the Philips BDM3270[plb_2783117_price], or the Asus MX27[plb_2792831_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The DreamColor Z24x does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the DreamColor Z24x also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in camera to this PC display and we think the Philips 241P6VPJKEB[plb_3021583_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the DreamColor Z24x are not 3D compatible. The HP DreamColor Z24x is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the DreamColor Z24x do not have an integrated card reader. The DreamColor Z24x is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DreamColor Z24x have maximum height adjustments of between 20mm and 180mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. With a maximum height adjustment of only 120 millimeters, the DreamColor Z24x has one of the lower maximum height adjustments amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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Heavy

The weights of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DreamColor Z24x range from 2.3g to 79kg. With a weight of 7 kilograms, the DreamColor Z24x is one of the heavier comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the DreamColor Z24x amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP DreamColor Z24x

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen was released over a year ago.

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the DreamColor Z24x is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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LCD Display Type

The HP DreamColor Z24x has a better display type than most similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year. This flatpanel monitor has an LCD display type, whereas most medium monitors that were released around the same time as it have an LED display type.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LCD Display to this PC screen and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips BDM3270[plb_2783117_price], the Viewsonic VG2860MHL[plb_2884615_price], and the Asus MG278Q[plb_3037824_price] is also worth considering.

If the display type of this LCD screen is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the HP Z Display Z24[plb_1590202_price] (LED and higher rated), the AOC U2477PWQ[plb_3149688_price] (LED and higher rated), or the Acer B326HULA[plb_3029905_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Average Width

With a width of 559.4 millimeters, the HP DreamColor Z24x has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Expert Reviews

(2)
25 March 2015

Were it not for the iffy backlighting on our review unit, we'd have been inclined to be very positive about the DreamColor Z24x. Our only closing thought is that other retail units might not...

10 February 2015

While performance is paramount, HP's workstation line-up is also claimed to have better reliability, with carefully tested parts backed by a three year warranty.For best effect you'll obviously... Read more…

User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 June 2015 by Blueson

I've tried two separate units and had to return them both. This monitor is poorly designed and poorly built. The first unit was returned because it had 3 dead pixels. The second unit I returned... Read more…

Lightweight
Accurate
Easy on the eyes
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Backlight Leak
Inaccurate Color
Poor Quality
10bit Is By 8bi 2bit Frc
10 Bit Through 8bitfrc
Reviewed 28 May 2014 by Light-Master
Light-Master would recommend the HP Z24x (Verified Purchase)

Very nice monitor and a great value for color correct monitors. Used my Spyder Pro 4 on it and it rated it as 96% of Adobe RGB. I have another monitor that I also calibrated but it displays much... Read more…

Reviewed 21 September 2014 by Peter Lafayette
Peter Lafayette would recommend the HP Z24x

Pros: Calibrated to a Delta E of less than 1.0 in the center. The price to performance ratio is outstanding. Cons: Extreme lower right and left corners of mine are just noticeably green and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 September 2014 by ShadowThug666
ShadowThug666 would recommend the HP Z24x

Got this mostly as a viewer for FCP X and as a second screen in Illustrator and general computing tasks. Sometimes we also use it for lightweight grading in Resolve for smaller projects that dont... Read more…

Reviewed 16 September 2014 by Pro on a budget
Pro on a budget would recommend the HP Z24x (Verified Purchase)

I am a student filmmaker and can't afford a proper calibration monitor. So I struggled with getting my videos to look even slightly similar on different devices. then comes along this beauty. I... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.39
Electricity cost when on standby $2.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $74.76
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp z24, hp z24x, home z24, hp e9q82, code z24, home z24x, hp e9q82a, code z24x, hp p195039, hp e9q82a4, hp 350cdm2, e9q82atabu, code e9q82, hp inc z24, hp e9q82at, home e9q82, code e9q82a, hp inc z24x, hp e9q82ata, hp 9g21za00, home e9q82a, hp p195039p, hp e31245v5, hp e9q82a4a, hp 9g21zs00, hp inc e9q82, home e9q82at, hp e9q82a4ab, warranty z24, code e9q82at
Barcodes 00887758931042, 00887758931059, 00887758931073, 00887758931134, 00888182379219, 04053162592575, 04053162945906, 04054843607946, 05054484631897, 05054533631892, 05054629459614, 05054629818039, 08877589311344

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