Based on 15 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC screen is 81 out of 100.
Good Product Quality
A number of customers who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was good quality. Expert website Pcworld.co.nz gave the HP ZR24w a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Remains a popular screen due to its high quality IPS panel and low price tag compared to professional monitors”. Expert website Alphr.com said “HP's gargantuan ZR30w won us over with its 30in panel and stunning image quality” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Alphr.com also wrote “Great build, great image quality and a 16”.
Good Picture Quality
Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality.
One HP ZR24w owner who bought the product reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Five years ago Digitalversus.com wrote in their HP ZR24w review on Digital Versus “On paper, DisplayPort is a better choice than HDMI”.
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One HP ZR24w owner who bought the product said that it was well made.
Good Technical Features
One HP ZR24w owner who bought the product reckoned that it had good features.
Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The HP ZR24w is a five USB Type-A downstream port LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the ZR24w have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.
On average HP medium monitors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all PC monitors manufactured by HP.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the HP ZR24w has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens of a similar type and age to the ZR24w range from 60° to 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
Five USB 2.0 Ports
Most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the ZR24w have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the HP ZR24w which has five USB 2.0 ports.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The display brightness of PC displays of a similar type and age to the ZR24w range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². The HP ZR24w has one of the brightest display brightness (400 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age.
1080p Video Mode
This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as it.
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 PC displays of this type and age.
Has Five Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the HP ZR24w is more than most PC screens of this spec and age. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC screens of a similar type and age to the ZR24w. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this HP PC screen.
9 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The HP ZR24w does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the ZR24w also do not have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to consider including the d2757Ph[pl_1515695_price], or the M2870V[pl_2246913_price] both from AOC or the Samsung T24C300EW[plb_1564505_price] which also has a higher rating.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other LCD screens of this type and age, the HP ZR24w is not 3D compatible.
If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC displays of this type and age, the HP ZR24w does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price], or the 231C5[pl_1599727_price] both from Philips or the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the ZR24w do not have an integrated card reader. The HP ZR24w is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
We compared all the other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader to this flatpanel monitor and we think the U2413[pl_1565290_price], the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price] all from DELL is also worth considering.
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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
With a maximum height adjustment of only 100 millimeters, the HP ZR24w has a quite low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age. PC monitors of this spec and age have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors that were released around the same time as it.
Quite High Maximum Power Consumption
At 85 Watts, the HP ZR24w has a quite high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the ZR24w have maximum power consumptions of between 5.4W and 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 52W.
At 8.5 kilograms, the HP ZR24w is quite heavy compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the ZR24w. The weights of PC monitors that were released around the same time as the ZR24w range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.
Quite High Power Consumption When Off
Across all the similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the ZR24w the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 45W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.57W. With a power consumption when off of 1 Watt, the HP ZR24w's power consumption when off is one of the highest amongst flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the ZR24w.
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Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when HP released the ZR24w.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on LCD screens of a similar age and spec to it.
LCD Display Type
The HP ZR24w has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC displays that came out around the same time as it.
Other PC displays that have an LCD Display currently available that you might also want to consider include the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price] which has better reviews.
If you would prefer a PC monitor with a better display type then you might want to look at the Acer G237HL[plb_2266292_price] (LED), or the Hanns.G HL226[plb_2187706_price] (LED).
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At 556 millimeters, the HP ZR24w has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZR24w.
There are a number of alternative 556mm wide PC screens currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DELL U2412M[plb_1448037_price].
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