HP Z32x vs LG 55SL5B

HP Z32x
LG 55SL5B

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The HP Z32x is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the LG 55SL5B (12ms). 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 HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The HP Z32x is a two HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the LG 55SL5B only has one HDMI ports quantity.
$142 cheaper
The HP Z32x is $142.25 cheaper than the LG 55SL5B.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
5 Reasons For
A lot bigger display diagonal Edit
The LG 55SL5B has a display diagonal of 55", however the HP Z32x is only a 31.5" PC monitor (23.5" 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.

A lot brighter display brightness Edit
The LG 55SL5B has a display brightness of 450 cd/m², however the HP Z32x is only a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (150 cd/m² dimmer).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The LG 55SL5B has a built-in speaker(s), however the HP Z32x does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Vastly lighter Edit
The LG 55SL5B is a 1.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 6.1kg lighter than the HP Z32x (1.7kg).
3% cheaper to run
The LG 55SL5B is $3.45 cheaper to run than the HP Z32x over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Significantly smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP Z32x has a display diagonal of 31.5", whereas the LG 55SL5B is a 55" PC monitor (23.5" 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.

A lot dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP Z32x has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the LG 55SL5B is a 450 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (150 cd/m² brighter).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The HP Z32x does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the LG 55SL5B does. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Heavier Edit
The HP Z32x is a 7.8kg weight PC monitor. That's 6.1kg heavier than the LG 55SL5B (1.7kg).
One month older
The HP Z32x is older than the LG 55SL5B by one month.
3% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the HP Z32x are $104.67 which is $3.45 more than the LG 55SL5B. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The LG 55SL5B is a 12ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the HP Z32x (12ms). 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The LG 55SL5B has one HDMI ports quantity, however the HP Z32x only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
$142 more expensive
The LG 55SL5B is more expensive than the HP Z32x by $142.25.
Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the LG 55SL5B, whereas 2 retailers 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.

Awards

1 Award
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
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Average Expert Rating

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Date Released

17 months Ago 15 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 102.41
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 104.67
Purchase price $ 1,289.13
Total cost of ownership $ 1,393.80
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 101.22
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 101.22
Purchase price $ 1,431.38
Total cost of ownership $ 1,532.60
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.7T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.68T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
31.5" 55"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
Display
 LED
BEST
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
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
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Viewable Size, Vertical
392.04mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
696.96mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 135 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.182 x 0.182 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1100:1
 1100:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
80cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 450 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms
BEST
12ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output
 Audio output
 Audio output
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data Vertual Surround
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
130mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 60W
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
86W 85W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
120W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
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

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 95 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.1kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 773.4mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 219.6mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,238mm
Bezel Width (bottom)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18mm
Bezel Width (top)
Unknown - Click to provide data 11.9mm
Bezel Width (side)
Unknown - Click to provide data 11.9mm
Weight With Stand
10.8kg 2.1kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
613.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
245.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
737.1mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
7.8kg 1.7kg
BEST
Height
434.6mm 714.9mm
Depth
70.1mm 38.6mm
Width
737.1mm 1,238mm

Technical Details

Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data Yes
Power Supply Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Built-in Power
Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20W(10W x 2)
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