HP ENVY 24 vs NEC MultiSync PA242

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HP ENVY 24
NEC MultiSync PA242

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
15% faster response time Edit
The HP ENVY 24 has a response time of 7ms, however the NEC MultiSync PA242 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), whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 does not. 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.

2.3kg lighter Edit
The HP ENVY 24 has a weight of 5.2kg, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 7.4kg weight PC monitor (2.3kg heavier).
Cheaper to run by $0.12
Over five years the HP ENVY 24 only costs $66.57 to run however the NEC MultiSync PA242 costs $66.69 to run (0% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 24.1" PC monitor. That's 0.3" bigger than the HP ENVY 24 (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.

12% brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 340 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 40 cd/m² brighter than the HP ENVY 24 (340 cd/m²).
Height adjustment Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a height adjustment, but the HP ENVY 24 does not have a height adjustment.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 24 is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.3" smaller than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (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.

40 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 24 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 40 cd/m² dimmer than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (340 cd/m²).
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The HP ENVY 24 does not have a height adjustment, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 has a height adjustment.
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5 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a response time of 8ms, but the HP ENVY 24 is a 7ms response time PC monitor (1ms faster). 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 PA242 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the HP ENVY 24 has 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.

2.3kg heavier Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a weight of 7.4kg, however the HP ENVY 24 is a 5.2kg weight PC monitor (2.3kg lighter).
Older by ten months
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is ten months older than the HP ENVY 24.
$0.12 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the NEC MultiSync PA242 are $66.69 which is $0.12 more than the HP ENVY 24. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

34 months Ago 44 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.31
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 66.57
Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.69
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 66.69
Purchase price $ 999.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,065.69
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.44T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.45T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 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)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 640 x 544
 720 x 480
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 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)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 640 x 544
 720 x 480
 720 x 400
BEST
Backlight Type
 RGB-LED
 RGB-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
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 50 - 85
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 91.1
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 93.8
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 340 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
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
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 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 of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 8

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

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 150mm
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
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Management
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power management
Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2W
Power Consumption (typical)
54W 37W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 54kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 56W
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 85
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

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 10.6kg
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
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 DVI
 DisplayPort
BEST
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28W
Power Cord Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power cord included

Technical Details

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