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Two HP ENVY 27 owners who bought the product considered that it was good looking. Three years ago Macworld.co.uk wrote “Super stylish and an angled audio platform delivers Beats Audio, though the display quality isn’t as good as others” in their review although they scored the HP ENVY 27 3 stars. Macworld.co.uk also mentioned “If you want something just as stylish as your MacBook Air to sit on a desk at home then cast your eyes upon the HP Envy 27”.
One customer concluded that this PC monitor was aesthetic. Pcmag.com rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review on expert website PC Mag “The HP Envy 27 27-inch monitor is not only aesthetically pleasing”.
Easy to Use
One HP ENVY 27 owner who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert website PC Mag “Don't have a good set of external speakers handy” and rated it 80 out of 100.
Good Sound Quality
One person said in their reviews that the HP ENVY 27 had good sound quality. Expert website Pcmag.com said “It delivers rich colors and premium audio quality courtesy of Dr” in their review of the HP ENVY 27.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The ENVY 27 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the ENVY 27 which do not have a built-in speaker.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker and we think the Samsung S34E790C[plb_2580154_price], the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price], and the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
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HP Has Good LCD Screen Reviews
Based on 950 expert and owner reviews, HP has good ratings for its PC screens. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The average vertical viewing angle of PC screens of a similar age and spec to the ENVY 27 is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the HP ENVY 27 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the ENVY 27.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the ENVY 27 range from 60° to 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. At 178 degrees, the ENVY 27 has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
At 68.58 centimeters, the HP ENVY 27 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.
Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power
The RMS rated audio powers of PC monitors of this age and type range from 0.5W to 49W. With an RMS rated audio power of 6 Watts, the ENVY 27 has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Has Five Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the ENVY 27 is more than most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the ENVY 27. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.
10 Reasons Against
Average User Reviews
This HP LCD screen has an average user rating of 68 out of 100 based on 6 user reviews.
Poor Product Quality
One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was not good quality.
Not 3D Compatible
The ENVY 27 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the ENVY 27 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The ENVY 27 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in camera to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the ENVY 27 do not have an integrated card reader. The ENVY 27 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the DELL UP3214Q[plb_2251540_price]; or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price], or the Benq PG2401[plb_2083439_price].
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar age and type to it.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The HP ENVY 27 has a quite dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. PC displays that were released more than two years ago have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².
Fairly High Maximum Power Consumption
The ENVY 27 has a fairly high maximum power consumption (65 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The lowest maximum power consumption of PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the ENVY 27 is 5.4W and the highest is 250W.
Fairly Slow Response Time
Comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. At 7 milliseconds, the HP ENVY 27 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the ENVY 27.
Across all the LCD screens of this spec and age the weights range from 3g to 39kg. At 6.9 kilograms, the HP ENVY 27 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the ENVY 27.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this PC screen was released.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.
LCD Display Type
The ENVY 27 has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC monitors of this age and spec.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have an LCD Display currently available including the DELL U3011[plb_1534149_price] which has better reviews; or the HP 2310[plb_1491133_price] which is cheaper.
Flatpanel monitors with a better display type that might be worth looking at include the LG 27EA83R[plb_1524921_price] (LED), or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.
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At 622 millimeters, the HP ENVY 27 has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other PC displays that came out around the same time as the ENVY 27.
Alternative LCD screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Samsung S27B971[plb_1475646_price] (645mm).
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