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HP 27xw PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Sep 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $64.35 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent user reviews
Good picture quality
Not well made
14 Reviews

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Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

27xw owners on average rated this LCD screen 90%. 8 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 2,104 user and expert reviews (including 391 verified purchases) for HP PC screens and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 92% of those that bought a HP PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Picture Quality

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Dave C gave it a rating of 8 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The HP is nice and bright bright, with very good colours and actually quite noticeable” in his HP 27xw review. Two years ago Andy Edwards said in his review of this PC monitor “Colours are good on stills”.

Two owners who reviewed this PC monitor said that it had good picture quality. Chris Speakman said “This fantastic monitor has absolutely transformed my home PC! Stunning picture quality and the unit itself looks great too” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 9 stars.

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Design

Well Designed

Six owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking. Gareth Wilson - Falcata Times Blog mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Colours are bright, HD plays beautifully well upon it, connects wonderfully to my HP Pavilion PC” in their review of this PC monitor. Monalt said in their review of this PC monitor “It's nice wide screen beautiful clear pictures, live colors” . Kedar rated it 8 stars and mentioned in their review of the HP 27xw “This one is really beautiful since it is an IPS panel and the colors are pretty good”.

One person said in their reviews that it was well designed. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Cool design ( depend on of everyone I guess” in their review of this PC monitor but they only gave the product a score of 20 out of 100.

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Easy to Damage or Scratch

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Asus customer support defaults to "broken screen" customers fault mode”. Bhphotovideo.com also wrote “My screen broke without any falls or use” in their review.

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Easy to Setup

Four customers who purchased the HP 27xw said that it was easy to setup. Bhphotovideo.com said in their HP 27xw review “Speedy, easy to set up” but even so they only gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Andy Edwards wrote in his review of the HP 27xw “This is a simple to set up, quality monitor” and gave the product a score of 8 stars.

One owner who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com said “Easy To Use” but despite that they gave this PC monitor a rating of 20 out of 100. One person thought this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. Dave C said “Then nothing in paper form to help you understand and fine tune your settings” in his review of this PC monitor and scored the product 6 stars.

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Good Quality

Eight customers wrote that it was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com said “Screen Quality” in their HP 27xw review. Bhphotovideo.com also said “Clear And Good Quality” in their review. Dave C mentioned in his HP 27xw review on Amazon “It took an hour or so from first install to warm up fully and find its feet image quality wise.”.

Not Well Made

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Asus customer support defaults to "broken screen" customers fault mode”. Bhphotovideo.com also wrote “My screen broke without any falls or use” in their review.

One person who bought the HP 27xw concluded that it was not well made. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Very poor build quality” in their review of the HP 27xw.

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Power

Good Battery Life

One owner who bought it considered that it had a good battery life. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com said “Good battery life, fairly quick processor, nice keyboard”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three owners wrote in their reviews that the product was thin. Tristan Martin mentioned “It is very slim and the 27" display gives you great visibility, whether it is for watching films, gaming or editing images” in his review of this PC monitor. Dave C wrote “It's thoroughly contemporary in looks, with it's super slim panel and white edgings” . Dog Trainer (failed) wrote two years ago “Ultra slim and very 'sexy' looking” in their review of this PC monitor.


Display

Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the HP 27xw has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. Medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor have viewing angles, vertical of between 50° and 180°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC monitors of this age and type is 170°. At 178 degrees, the HP 27xw has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Has an HDCP

The HP 27xw has an HDCP. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to this PC monitor also have an HDCP.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 14 milliseconds, the HP 27xw has a very slow response time compared to most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year. The response times of similar spec PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor range from 1ms to 25ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The HP 27xw is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to this PC display have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP 27xw has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Three people said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good technical guidance. Two years ago Andy Edwards gave it a rating of 6 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The lack of anything more detailed means losing one star, because if you aren't too computer savvy, then you would probably appreciate a little more guidance”. Dog Trainer (failed) wrote “Very scant quick set up guide” in their review of this PC monitor.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP 27xw does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec do have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to consider including the Samsung S24E650XW, or the Asus C624BQ ($249) or the AOC G2770PF.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when HP released the 27xw.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00889296913825

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