With stunning IPS panels, 178-degree viewing and up to 10x the contrast ratio of mainstream Twisted Nematic displays, HP Performance Displays are designed to deliver outstanding image performance...
This LCD screen received an expert rating of 80% from prad.de.
One Industry Award
This HP PC screen was given a "Recommended" award by Cnews.cz who decided that this flatpanel monitor was good.
One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Ross Winefield wrote two years ago “The Z24i display is great - bright, sharp and great HP build quality” in his review of this PC monitors.
Good Product Quality
One person who purchased this PC monitors reckoned that it was good quality. Two years ago Ross Winefield said “The Z24i display is great - bright, sharp and great HP build quality” nonetheless gave it a rating of 3 stars.
Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The HP Z24i is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor.
Excellent Owner Reviews
Owners have rated this flatpanel monitor as exceptional on average.
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
Based on 685 expert and user reviews, HP has good ratings for its LCD screens. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.
Five USB 2.0 Ports
Most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the Z24i only have between one and four USB 2.0 ports, however the HP Z24i has five USB 2.0 ports.
8 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The HP Z24i does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.
We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the AOC G2460VQ6, or the Viewsonic VX2263SMHL ($315.60) which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that came out around the same time as the Z24i do not have a built-in camera. The HP Z24i is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
The HP Z24i is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z24i are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The HP Z24i does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the Z24i also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Only LCD Display Type
The HP Z24i has a better display type than most PC monitors that were released more than a year ago. This LCD screen has an LCD display type, whereas most LCD screens that were released one year ago have an LED display type.
This PC monitor's display type (LCD) is in fact the worst display type across all similar spec LCD screens that have been available for more than a year.
An LED display type is the best display type across similar types of PC monitor.
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
The HP Z24i has one of the lower maximum height adjustments (only 120 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average maximum height adjustment of PC monitors of this spec and age is 130mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 17mm to 510mm.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The HP Z24i has a fairly slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the Z24i. Across all the similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the Z24i the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.8ms.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when HP released the Z24i.
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The HP Z24i has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution.
5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This PC screen has a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to it.
If you want a PC display with a higher contrast ratio then you might want to look at the Viewsonic VX2263SMHL ($315.60) (50000000:1), or the AOC G2460VQ6 (80000000:1) which also has a higher Rating.
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At 559.4 millimeters, the HP Z24i has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.
Alternative PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Samsung S24E510C ($235.00) (547.6mm and higher rated), or the AOC G2460VQ6 (565.4mm and higher rated) or the Acer KA240HQ (567mm and cheaper).
1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
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Just purchased this monitor for photo editing in sRGB colour space (I do not have, and need, a full wide gamut 30+ bit workflow).
This monitor is light, very light! it seems solid and well built,... Read more…
Ken1w would recommend the HP Z24i (Verified Purchase)
This is the highest quality LCD display that I've owned. I use it with a Mac mini (2011), using its HDMI port converted to DVI. It comes with a DVI cable, and another cable that I believe is... Read more…
Ian would recommend the HP Z24i (Verified Purchase)
After setting up the monitor, I found a fairly obvious dark spot in the dead center of the screen. Another spot just to the right. It seems obvious no one inspected the monitor before it was boxed... Read more…
Humanosaurus would recommend the HP Z24i (Verified Purchase)
Good affordable displays. I've been purchasing a version of this display for our marketing department for probably close to 10 years. The model numbers have changed, but most of the features have... Read more…
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