HP EliteDisplay E242
HP EliteDisplay E242
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HP EliteDisplay E242

A great value for money 1920 x 1200 LCD screen with good features
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels 5000000:1 LED Oct 2015
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HP EliteDisplay E242
Hewlett-Packard E242 (M1P02A8#ABA) 24" Monitor
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HP EliteDisplay E242 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the HP EliteDisplay E242 number 348 across all PC monitors.
Value for Money
Good Features
Running Costs
$64 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 68?

At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
It has running costs of $64 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,770 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in USB hub
1920 x 1200 pixels display resolution
Only one HDMI port
Quite slow response time

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HP EliteDisplay E242 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $245.99 it is cheaper than 78% of PC screens.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the HP EliteDisplay E242 of £191.20 ($191.20) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $54.79.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The HP EliteDisplay E242 has a built-in USB hub. 85% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the HP EliteDisplay E242 which has one HDMI port.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The average response time of all PC screens is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the EliteDisplay E242 of 7ms is quite slow compared to most other PC screens. It is in the slowest 19% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteDisplay E242 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all LCD screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of all PC monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 10° and the widest being 180°. The EliteDisplay E242's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 3% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP EliteDisplay E242 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The EliteDisplay E242's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is quite wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 25% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The average viewing angle, horizontal of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the EliteDisplay E242 is $64, which is typical compared to the other 2,770 PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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