HP DreamColor Z24 vs HP EliteDisplay E242 vs HP Z24i vs HP ZR2440

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HP DreamColor Z24
HP EliteDisplay E242
HP Z24i
HP ZR2440

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 325.6mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 1.6mm bigger than the HP EliteDisplay E242 ().
1.6mm bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
HP DreamColor Z24 is 520mm viewable width, but the HP EliteDisplay E242 is only a 518.4mm viewable width PC monitor (1.6mm smaller).
A bit bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor (as do the HP EliteDisplay E242 and the HP ZR2440), whereas the HP Z24i is only a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.039999999999999cm smaller).
100 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² (as does the HP ZR2440), whereas the HP EliteDisplay E242 is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer) and the HP Z24i is only a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
34% faster response time Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 6ms response time PC monitor, and so does the HP ZR2440. That's 1ms faster than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (6ms) and 2ms faster than the HP Z24i (6ms). 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.

One more displayPorts quantity Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a two displayPorts quantity PC monitor, whereas the HP ZR2440 only has one displayPorts quantity.
VESA mounting Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 supports VESA mounting (as do the HP EliteDisplay E242 and the HP Z24i), but the HP ZR2440 does not support VESA mounting.
7 Reasons For
1% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a display diagonal (metric) of 61cm, and so do the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP ZR2440. That's 0.039999999999999cm bigger than the HP Z24i (61cm).
Higher height adjustment Edit
HP EliteDisplay E242 is 150mm maximum height adjustment, but the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP Z24i are both only 120mm maximum height adjustment PC monitors (30mm lower).
VESA mounting Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 supports VESA mounting, and so do the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP Z24i, whereas the HP ZR2440 does not support VESA mounting.
56% lower power consumption (max) Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a power consumption (max) of 38W. That's 21W lower than the HP ZR2440 (59W).
2.8kg lighter Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a weight of 4.2kg, however the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 7kg weight PC monitor (2.8kg heavier) and the HP Z24i is a 4.7kg weight PC monitor (530g heavier).
5 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
47% cheaper to run
Over five years the HP EliteDisplay E242 only costs $37.99 to run but the HP DreamColor Z24 costs $71.33 to run (88% more), the HP Z24i costs $45.13 to run (19% more) and the HP ZR2440 costs $59.42 to run (56% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
Three more USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the HP Z24i is five, but the HP DreamColor Z24 only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, the HP EliteDisplay E242 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys and the HP ZR2440 only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
VESA mounting Edit
The HP Z24i supports VESA mounting, and so do the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP EliteDisplay E242, but the HP ZR2440 does not.
Cheaper by $1
The HP Z24i is $0.20 cheaper than the HP EliteDisplay E242 and $556 cheaper than the HP ZR2440.
3 Reasons For
1% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP ZR2440 is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor, and so do the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP EliteDisplay E242. That's 0.039999999999999cm bigger than the HP Z24i (61cm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ZR2440 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the HP DreamColor Z24. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (350 cd/m²) and 50 cd/m² brighter than the HP Z24i (350 cd/m²).
2ms faster response time Edit
The HP ZR2440 has a response time of 6ms (as does the HP DreamColor Z24), however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 7ms response time PC monitor (1ms slower) and the HP Z24i is an 8ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Only two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the HP DreamColor Z24 is two, but the HP EliteDisplay E242 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, the HP Z24i only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys and the HP ZR2440 only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
25% lower height adjustment Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a height adjustment of 120mm, and so does the HP Z24i. That's 30mm lower than the HP EliteDisplay E242 ().
40% heavier Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 7kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.8kg heavier than the HP EliteDisplay E242 () and 2.3kg heavier than the HP Z24i ().
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Over one year older
The HP DreamColor Z24 is older than the HP EliteDisplay E242 by 19 months and older than the HP Z24i by 16 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 88%
Over five years the running costs of the HP DreamColor Z24 are $71.33 which is $33.34 more than the HP EliteDisplay E242, $26.20 more than the HP Z24i and $11.91 more than the HP ZR2440. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
A little smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a viewable size, vertical of 324mm, however the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 325.6mm viewable height PC monitor (1.6mm bigger).
Smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 518.4mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 1.6mm smaller than the HP DreamColor Z24 ().
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP ZR2440 (350 cd/m²) and 50 cd/m² dimmer than the HP Z24i (350 cd/m²).
Slower response time Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a response time of 7ms, but the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP ZR2440 are both 6ms response time PC monitors (1ms faster) and the HP Z24i 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.

Only one displayPorts quantity Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has one displayPorts quantity, and so do the HP Z24i and the HP ZR2440, however the HP DreamColor Z24 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Two less USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a three USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the HP Z24i only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys and the HP ZR2440 only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
More expensive by $1
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is $0.20 more expensive than the HP Z24i.
9 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP Z24i is a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.039999999999999cm smaller than the HP DreamColor Z24, the HP EliteDisplay E242 and the HP ZR2440 (61cm).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP Z24i is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP ZR2440 (350 cd/m²) and 50 cd/m² brighter than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (350 cd/m²).
25% slower response time Edit
The HP Z24i has a response time of 8ms, however the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP ZR2440 are both 6ms response time PC monitors (2ms faster) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 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.

Only one displayPorts quantity Edit
The HP Z24i is a one displayPorts quantity PC monitor, and so do the HP EliteDisplay E242 and the HP ZR2440, whereas the HP DreamColor Z24 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
25% lower height adjustment Edit
The HP Z24i has a height adjustment of 120mm (as does the HP DreamColor Z24), however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (30mm higher).
530g heavier Edit
The HP Z24i has a weight of 4.7kg, whereas the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 7kg weight PC monitor (2.3kg heavier) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kg weight PC monitor (530g lighter).
Fewer sellers
The HP Z24i is only stocked by 5 sellers, but the HP EliteDisplay E242 is stocked by 6 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by three months
The HP Z24i is three months older than the HP EliteDisplay E242.
Higher running costs over five years by $7.14
The running costs of the HP Z24i are $45.13 which is $7.14 more than the HP EliteDisplay E242 over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
Only one displayPorts quantity Edit
The HP ZR2440 is a one displayPorts quantity PC monitor, and so do the HP EliteDisplay E242 and the HP Z24i, whereas the HP DreamColor Z24 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
One less USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the HP ZR2440 is four, but the HP Z24i only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The HP ZR2440 does not support VESA mounting, whereas the HP DreamColor Z24, the HP EliteDisplay E242 and the HP Z24i support VESA mounting.
36% higher power consumption (max) Edit
The HP ZR2440 is a 59W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 21W higher than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (59W).
More expensive by $556
The HP ZR2440 is $555.80 more expensive than the HP EliteDisplay E242 and $556 more expensive than the HP Z24i.
Fewer sellers
The HP ZR2440 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the HP EliteDisplay E242 is stocked by 6 sellers and the HP Z24i is stocked by 5 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by over two years
The HP ZR2440 is 16 months older than the HP DreamColor Z24, three years older than the HP EliteDisplay E242 and three years older than the HP Z24i.
$21.43 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the HP ZR2440 are $59.42 which is $21.43 more than the HP EliteDisplay E242 and $14.29 more than the HP Z24i over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 69.07
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 71.33
Electricity cost - switched on $ 35.73
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 37.99
Purchase price $ 240.20
Total cost of ownership $ 278.19
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 42.87
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 45.13
Purchase price $ 240.00
Total cost of ownership $ 285.13
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 57.16
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 59.42
Purchase price $ 796.00
Total cost of ownership $ 855.42
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.48T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.3T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.4T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 24" 24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
 LCD
 LED
BEST
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 720 x 400
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
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Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
325.6mm
BEST
324mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
520mm
BEST
518.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 60 50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 80 24 - 94 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm
BEST
61cm
BEST
60.96cm 61cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms
BEST
7ms 8ms 6ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
Display Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPorts Quantity
2
BEST
1 1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
2 3 5
BEST
4
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90 0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
120mm 150mm 120mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 25 -5 - 30 -5 - 35
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -45 - 45 -45 - 45 -45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
 VESA mounting
BEST
 VESA mounting
BEST
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
BEST
 On/off switch
BEST
 On/off switch
BEST

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.24W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
58W 30W
BEST
36W 48W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 30kWh Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 38W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 59W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.2kg
BEST
7kg 7.6kg
Height (with Stand)
525mm 519mm 525mm 429mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
238mm 189mm
BEST
237.9mm 235mm
Width (with Stand)
559.4mm
BEST
562.2mm 559.4mm
BEST
562mm
Weight
7kg 4.2kg
BEST
4.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
365mm 377.4mm 365mm 368mm
Depth
66.5mm 50mm 64.5mm 61mm
Width
559.4mm 562.2mm 559.4mm 562mm
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