HP DreamColor Z24 vs HP EliteDisplay E242 vs HP Z24i

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HP DreamColor Z24
HP EliteDisplay E242
HP Z24i

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
1.6mm bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a viewable size, vertical of 325.6mm, however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is only a 324mm viewable height PC monitor (1.6mm smaller).
1% bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 520mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 1.6mm bigger than the HP EliteDisplay E242 ().
Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a display diagonal (metric) of 61cm, and so does the HP EliteDisplay E242. That's 0.039999999999999cm bigger than the HP Z24i (60.96cm).
29% brighter display brightness Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (300 cd/m²) and 50 cd/m² brighter than the HP Z24i (300 cd/m²).
A lot faster response time Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a response time of 6ms, but 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.

Two displayPorts quantitys Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has two displayPorts quantitys, however the HP Z24i only has one displayPorts quantity.
5 Reasons For
A little bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
HP EliteDisplay E242 is 61cm display diagonal (as does the HP DreamColor Z24), but the HP Z24i is only a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.039999999999999cm smaller).
30mm higher height adjustment Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 30mm higher than the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP Z24i (120mm).
67% lighter Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.8kg lighter than the HP DreamColor Z24 (4.7kg) and 530g lighter than the HP Z24i (4.7kg).
Available from 2 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
$33.34 cheaper to run
The HP EliteDisplay E242 only costs $37.99 to run over five years whereas the HP DreamColor Z24 costs $71.33 to run (88% more) and the HP Z24i costs $45.13 to run (19% more). Read more
2 Reasons For
Five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The HP Z24i is a five USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the HP DreamColor Z24 only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys and the HP EliteDisplay E242 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
$1 cheaper
The HP Z24i costs $0.20 less than the HP EliteDisplay E242.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Three less USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 is a two USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the HP EliteDisplay E242 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys and the HP Z24i only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Lower height adjustment Edit
HP DreamColor Z24 is only 120mm maximum height adjustment (as does the HP Z24i), but the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (30mm higher).
A lot heavier Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24 has a weight of 7kg, however the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 4.2kg weight PC monitor (2.8kg lighter) and the HP Z24i is a 4.7kg weight PC monitor (2.3kg lighter).
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Older by over one year
The HP DreamColor Z24 is 19 months older than the HP EliteDisplay E242 and 16 months older than the HP Z24i.
Higher running costs over five years by $33.34
The running costs over five years of the HP DreamColor Z24 are $71.33 which is $33.34 more than the HP EliteDisplay E242 and $26.20 more than the HP Z24i. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
HP EliteDisplay E242 is only 324mm viewable height. That's 1.6mm smaller than the HP DreamColor Z24 ().
1.6mm smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a viewable size, horizontal of 518.4mm, however the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 520mm viewable width PC monitor (1.6mm bigger).
100 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², but the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter) and the HP Z24i is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
1ms slower response time Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 7ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the HP DreamColor Z24 (8ms) and 1ms faster than the HP Z24i (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.

One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The number of displayPorts quantitys on the HP EliteDisplay E242 is one (as does the HP Z24i), but the HP DreamColor Z24 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Only three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242 has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, however the HP Z24i only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
$1 more expensive
The HP EliteDisplay E242 is more expensive than the HP Z24i by $0.20.
9 Reasons Against
0.039999999999999cm smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP Z24i has a display diagonal (metric) of 60.96cm, however the HP DreamColor Z24 and the HP EliteDisplay E242 are both 61cm display diagonal PC monitors (0.039999999999999cm bigger).
17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP Z24i has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², however the HP DreamColor Z24 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter) and the HP EliteDisplay E242 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Slower response time Edit
The HP Z24i is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms slower than the HP DreamColor Z24 (8ms) and 1ms slower than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (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.

One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The HP Z24i has one displayPorts quantity (as does the HP EliteDisplay E242), however the HP DreamColor Z24 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Lower height adjustment Edit
HP Z24i is only 120mm maximum height adjustment, and so does the HP DreamColor Z24. That's 30mm lower than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (120mm).
12% heavier Edit
The HP Z24i is a 4.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.3kg lighter than the HP DreamColor Z24 (4.7kg) and 530g heavier than the HP EliteDisplay E242 (4.7kg).
Less retailers
Only 4 sellers sells the HP Z24i, whereas 6 sellers sell the HP EliteDisplay E242. 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.
Three months older
The HP Z24i is older than the HP EliteDisplay E242 by three months.
19% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the HP Z24i costs $45.13 to run which is $7.14 more to run than the HP EliteDisplay E242. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

34 months Ago 16 months Ago 18 months Ago

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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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.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 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
BEST
 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
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
325.6mm
BEST
324mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
520mm
BEST
518.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 60 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 80 24 - 94
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm
BEST
61cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
7ms 8ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 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

Ports & Interfaces

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

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

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

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.24W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
58W 30W
BEST
36W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 30kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 38W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 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

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

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