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Should You Buy an HP PC Monitor?

Updated 31 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy an HP PC Monitor?

HP is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its laser printers, scanners and inkjet printers.

If you are thinking about buying an HP PC monitor then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of PC monitor brands is compiled by analysing over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,400 PC monitors.

HP are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $54 for the LA1951g which has a display diagonal of 19" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1280 x 1024 and go up to $2,639 for the DreamColor Z27x G2 Studio which has a display diagonal of 27" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 2560 x 1440. The average price of a new HP PC monitor is $291.

HP are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors.

Is HP the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are HP PC monitors any good? We give every PC monitor a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all PC monitors we are able to impartially rank all the PC monitor brands.

HP is ranked the No. 6 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that HP is the 6th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,271 reviews
#2
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,186 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
8,486 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,650 reviews
#5
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,288 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,533 reviews
#7
South Korea
89%
89%
7,249 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,030 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,579 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
85%
85%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,540 reviews
#12
China
82%
82%
878 reviews
#13
MSI
82%
82%
340 reviews
#14
81%
81%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
79%
79%
2,380 reviews
#16
Japan
79%
79%
561 reviews
#17
74%
74%
349 reviews
#18
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#19
GeChic
73%
73%
53 reviews
#20
Sceptre
72%
72%
331 reviews
#21
72%
72%
170 reviews
#22
ELO
71%
71%
4 reviews
#23
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Alienware
United States
70%
70%
427 reviews
#25
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#26
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#27
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#28
Pelco
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Taiwan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#31
Viewera
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
ViewZ
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#38
AVUE
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#41
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Aopen
54%
54%
2 reviews
#43
Bematech
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Peerless
51%
51%
0 reviews
#48
Ikegami
51%
51%
0 reviews
#49
ADTECHNO
51%
51%
0 reviews

Let's look at how HP PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All PC monitor Brands
HP PC Monitors

There's a wide selection of HP PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with over 120 HP PC monitors currently on the market in the US. HP also have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a HP PC monitor being 87%.

The average review score for a HP PC monitor is 87%.

HP have a number of great features including slim design and HP Privacy Cam which sets them apart from the competition.

However HP PC monitors tend to be more expensive than most other PC monitor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of HP PC monitor is $25 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them less efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$276
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,099
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$291
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $173,299
Price Distribution of HP PC Monitors

What Do the HP PC Monitor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every HP PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for HP and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.

HP logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
49
4 stars
87
3 stars
35
2 stars
1
1 star
0
HP logo

User Reviews

5 stars
3,146
4 stars
740
3 stars
111
2 stars
47
1 star
74
HP has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 79% of expert reviews and 94% of user reviews for HP PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of HP PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, thoughtfully designed and easy to connect to other devices. Their PC monitors have also won 20 awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to HP PC monitors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other PC monitor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Asus AOC Benq DELL Philips HP
prad.de logo
74%
40 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
84%
17 reviews
69%
11 reviews
78%
10 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
27 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
9 reviews
90%
7 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
79%
15 reviews
81%
16 reviews
67%
6 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
79%
22 reviews
74%
7 reviews
73%
9 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
18 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
79%
6 reviews
77%
19 reviews
80%
3 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
11 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
14 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
81%
14 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
86%
8 reviews
73%
15 reviews
80%
2 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
32 reviews
86%
2 reviews
78%
8 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
69%
7 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
90%
6 reviews
80%
11 reviews
70%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
16 reviews
65%
1 review
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
88%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
86%
16 reviews
91%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
77%
4 reviews
73%
3 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
79%
10 reviews
80%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
73%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
81%
10 reviews
80%
4 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
78%
6 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
88%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
84%
7 reviews
komputer.dk logo
85%
9 reviews
84%
7 reviews
93%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
82%
8 reviews
79%
3 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
501 reviews
61%
420 reviews
69%
375 reviews
65%
251 reviews
63%
248 reviews
63%
73 reviews
Average
81%
800 reviews
78%
689 reviews
82%
629 reviews
80%
452 reviews
79%
446 reviews
74%
131 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have HP PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 25 industry awards for HP PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards given to HP to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

HP has won 25 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq DELL Philips HP
hardware.info logo
18
14
18
7
9
1
kitguru.net logo
24
18
5
2
13
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
5
8
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
6
2
2
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
8
2
1
prad.de logo
17
5
10
4
1
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
6
5
2
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
3
4
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
5
6
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
3
5
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
1
4
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
5
2
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
3
1
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
7
2
1
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
4
Other Expert Sites
361
235
177
140
112
17
Total
576
384
307
220
194
25

How Reliable Are HP PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of HP PC monitors. 190+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 89% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of HP PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

89% of reviewers think HP PC monitors are reliable.

So, most people think that HP PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for HP PC monitors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

built good
igadgetlife.com
claimed to have better reliability
apcmag.com
On AmazonThe HP 27FH offers a vivid IPS panel built into a thin
monitornerds.com
The monitor has a built in accent light that's capable of changing colors
Bestbuy.com
I'm not sure how much it would take to knock over--though the base seems sturdy enough so I'm not really worried about that happening
Amazon
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

know shat the button which is supposed to click plastic base to metal connector (the gap you see on frame) isn't well made
Walmart.com
the control buttons are already broken after a few months of use
Bestbuy.com
poorly built
Bhphotovideo.com

Features to Look Out For On HP PC Monitors

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of HP PC monitors that set them apart from the competition. These include slim design and HP Privacy Cam.

HP Slim Design

HP PC monitors that feature slim design include the HP 24FW ($110), the HP 22f ($180) and the HP 24FH ($226).

HP Privacy Cam

HP PC monitors that feature HP Privacy Cam include the HP HP 27 ($179).

What is the Best Mid-Range HP PC Monitor?

HP V270

$138.99
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HP V270
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HP V270
27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$82
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $138.99 is the HP V270, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (27")
HDCP
HDMI

A fully featured and very economical to run 27" PC monitor, with a low price. It has an HDMI, an HDCP and a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels and features Plug & Play.

83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Running Costs
$82 Over 5 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the V270 in the US is $138.99 and in total we found 6 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End HP PC Monitor?

HP 25F

$150.00
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HP 25F
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HP 25F
25"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$58
OVER 5 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end HP PC monitor then the HP 25F takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 83, but is a bit more expensive at $150.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (25")
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Has ac and hdmi

Our review analysis indicates that this PC screen hasa good screen and it's very good-looking, and well made. It's a very economical to run and critically acclaimed 25" PC screen, with a fair price and a very good spec. It features Plug & Play and has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels.

98
Reviews
52 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Value for Money
Very Good
94
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that HP 25F has outstanding expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.

HP 25f Display Review!
HP 25f Display Review!
Unboxing review of the HP Omen 25f 240Hz gaming display monitor
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The cheapest price that we could find for the 25F in the US is $150.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice HP PC Monitor?

HP N246V

$94.99
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HP N246V
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HP N246V
23.8"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$59
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $94.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the HP N246V makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
HDMI
Stand included

A very economical to run and fully featured 23.8" flatpanel monitor, with a good price.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Running Costs
$59 Over 5 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Monitor HP N246v - Battlefield 4 Benchmark Test
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The cheapest price that we could find for the N246V in the US is $94.99 and in total we found 6 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy an HP PC Monitor?
Is HP the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the HP PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have HP PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are HP PC Monitors?
Features to Look Out For On HP PC Monitors
HP Slim Design
HP Privacy Cam
What is the Best Mid-Range HP PC Monitor?
What is the Best High End HP PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice HP PC Monitor?

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