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HP ENVY 24 vs NEC MultiSync P242W

HP ENVY 24 vs NEC MultiSync P242W

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HP ENVY 24
NEC MultiSync P242W

Top Prices

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The HP ENVY 24 has a response time of 7ms, but the NEC MultiSync P242W is an 8ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The HP ENVY 24 has a built-in speaker(s), however the NEC MultiSync P242W 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 better user reviews
The average user review score of the HP ENVY 24 is 84% based on 9 reviews, however the average rating of the NEC MultiSync P242W is 60% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons For
A bit bigger display diagonal Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W has a display diagonal of 24.1", however the HP ENVY 24 is only a 23.8" PC monitor (0.3" 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.

60% cheaper to run
The NEC MultiSync P242W is $66.37 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 24 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
2% smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 24 is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.3" smaller than the NEC MultiSync P242W (24.1"). 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.

Higher running costs over five years by $66.37
The running costs of the HP ENVY 24 are $110.61 which is $66.37 more than the NEC MultiSync P242W over five years. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the HP ENVY 24 (8ms). 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The NEC MultiSync P242W does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the HP ENVY 24 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.

Over one year older
The NEC MultiSync P242W is older than the HP ENVY 24 by 15 months.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The NEC MultiSync P242W's average user rating is only 60%, however the HP ENVY 24's is 84% (based on 9 reviews).

Awards

4 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
pcarena.pl: Recommended
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Approved
zeden.net: Approved
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

35 months Ago 50 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 108.60
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 110.61
Electricity cost - switched on $ 44.24
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 44.24

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.
0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23.8" 24.1"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1200 x 1920
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1200 x 1920
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 91.1
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 93.8
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
0 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
0 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.2745 x 0.2745 0.27 x 0.27
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 61.1cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
7ms
BEST
8ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Out
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Audio System
BeatsAudio Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 110mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 30
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Management
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power management
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Power Consumption (typical)
54W 22W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 32kWh
Power Consumption (max)
54W 30W
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Bezel Width (bottom)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width (top)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width (side)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.2kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 378mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 227.6mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 556.8mm
Weight
5.2kg
BEST
7.4kg
Height
428.5mm 362.4mm
Depth
160.7mm 85mm
Width
539.4mm 556.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 MHL
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 HDMI
 MHL
 DVI
 DisplayPort

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 17W

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Feedback