HP ZR2740w 27-inch LED Backlit IPS Monitor Review- Great viewing real-estate

IMAG0665 The HP ZR2740w 27-inch backlit IPS Display Monitor is what I would call pure viewing pleasure. What you got here is a business grade IPS monitor with stunning viewing angles; outstanding image accuracy with ultra-wide 178° viewing angles and up to 10 times higher contrast ratio. Up to 1.07 billion on-screen colors enables ultra-smooth transitions. Amazing brightness range of 50 to 380 cd/m² is ideal for low brightness to high brightness work environments.  Despite its size at 27-inch, this is a very movable monitor, with 8-way comfort includes height, tilt, swivel, and pivot.  Also the setup process is a simple two-step process. In terms of ports, you have got, DisplayPort and dual-link DVI as well as four USB 2.0 ports with two at the back and two on the left hand side of the monitor.
IPS (in-plane switching) technology provides

The  HP ZR2740w is a great piece of hardware from HP, with all you are looking for in an IPS monitor,. You have got great viewing angles, clear and crystal color representation with rue colors from the monitor and very easy to setup. Which looks gorgeous at the max resolution of 2560 x 1440 The only negative to point to is the like of HDMi port and Audio out, considering the cost of the monitor. Then again it is gear toward business clientel, but if you are in the market for a 27-inch IPS monitor. I suggest you take a look at the HP ZR2740w.


HP ZR2740w 27-inch LED Backlit IPS Monitor
Product number XW476A4, XW476A8
Panel type IPS (in-plane switching) LED Backlit LCD
Viewable image area 68,5 cm (27 in) widescreen; diagonally measured
Viewing angle Up to 178° horizontal/178° vertical (10:1 minimum contrast ratio)
Brightness: 50 to 380 nits cd/m2
Contrast ratio: 1000:1
Response time: 12 ms (gray to gray)
Input frequency 90 kHz horizontal; 60 Hz vertical
Native resolution 2560 x 1440
Resolutions supported 2560 x 1440 @ 60 Hz
Input connectors (1) DisplayPort connector; (1) Dual-Link DVI connector (HDCP support on all inputs)
User controls Brightness, Source
USB hub Integrated, self-powered 4-port USB 2.0 hub, with (1) USB upstream connector; (4) USB downstream connectors
Input power 100– 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz
Power consumption ENERGY STAR® Power (200cd/m2
) 57 W; Default Power 95 W; Dimensions (w × d × h) 64,6 x 23,5 x 44 to 54 cm (25.4 x 9.3x 17.3 to 21.26 in)
Weight 10,5 kg (23.1 lb)
User comfort features Height (10.0 cm ), Tilt (-5˚ to +35˚), Swivel (+/- 45°), Pivot (Landscape/Portrait)
Environmental Temperature – Operating: 5° to 35° C (41° to 95° F); Temperature – Non-operating: -20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F)
Options (each sold
HP LCD Speaker Bar – Optional; powered directly by the connected PC, seamlessly attaches to the monitor’s bezel to bring full multimedia
support to select HP LCD monitors; features dual speakers with full sound range and two external jacks for headphones. Part number
HP USB Graphics Adapter – Optional; enables connection of up to six simultaneous displays. Use one Adapter to bridge between a
notebook or desktop PC and second monitor or use multiple Adapters to connect several displays to each other. Part number NL571AA.
HP Business PC Security Lock Kit – Optional; Attaches to the rear of the PC with a six-foot steel cable that can be used to secure a PC or
peripherals such as mice, keyboards, monitors or USB security devices to protect them against unauthorized removal by physically
connecting the system to an anchor point. Part number PV606AA.
Certification and
ISO 9241-3xx, CISPR, VCCI, KC (Korean), ETL (CSA, UL), EN55022 Class B, CNS 13438 Class B, IEC 60950-1, China Energy Label
(CEL), SmartWay – NA only – Energy logistics, EUP Lot 6 Tier 1, BSMI’ AS/NZS 3548 Class B, ―GS‖ Mark, TUV, CE, FCC Part 15 class
B, EN55024 Class B, EN60950-1, CCC’ C-Tick, GOST, NOM