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The 7 Best HP 24-inch Monitors

The 7 Best HP 24-inch Monitors

Daniel Horowitz
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Computer monitors typically range in size from 19 inches to 34 inches. And right in the sweet spot is the 24-inch monitor. It’s a great mid-range option for those who are tight on space or who simply want a more compact display for their streamlined setup. It also provides a compromise between the size of the image it displays and the amount of space it occupies. These monitors are versatile as well and can be optimized for school, work, gaming - just about anything.

24-inch vs 27-inch monitor

Although it may seem like there would be a huge difference between a 24 and a 27-inch monitor, the truth is that picture quality is often determined by resolution, and not by monitor size. Resolution is determined by pixel count, and a general rule of thumb is that the more pixels a monitor can display, the better the picture quality. That means that a quality 24-inch monitor can display a better picture than a 27-inch monitor, but it depends on the pixel count.
The big difference here is obviously size. With a 27-inch monitor, you may have more screen real estate but you also have to deal with the additional space that it occupies. This is exactly why if your computer setup is already a bit cluttered, you may want to opt for the slightly smaller 24-inch display.

Is a 24-inch monitor good for gaming?

A 24-inch gaming monitor can go a long way in helping to optimize your experience. That said, a monitor at this size runs optimally at 1080p resolution, whereas a 27-inch monitor is better at 1440p or 4K resolution. Those factors are important to keep in mind if you prefer the highest-quality visuals.
While bigger is usually considered better for professional gamers, a 24-inch computer monitor is actually ideal for the vast majority of gamers who play first-person shooters or battle royale games online. This is particularly true if your computer is in a room where you don’t have a massive amount of space for a larger monitor, for instance, if you’re in a dorm room or smaller apartment.

The 7 best HP 24-inch monitors

24-inch monitors are among the most common size for a display. This means that there are many options to choose from when compared to larger displays. HP® offers a wide variety of 24-inch monitors, including those made specifically for design professionals and gamers. With that in mind, here are 7 of the best 24-inch monitors from HP®.

1. HP 24UH 24-inch monitor

A reliable display that is ideal for those looking for a great value along with energy efficiency, the HP 24UH is both bright and responsive. It is a versatile monitor that can fulfill a variety of functions, including internet browsing, remote work, and basic gaming. Its LED-backlit LCD monitor is specifically designed to consume less power, allowing it to meet the strict energy efficiency standards created by the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy.
The HP 24UH is plug-and-play ready as well, which means that you can connect any device to its VGA, DVI-D, or HDMI ports and it will connect instantly. As a 24-inch 1080p monitor, it comes with Full High Definition (FHD) visuals, making it a solid choice for everyday viewing.

Additional features:

  • Onscreen controls and language selection
  • 0.276 mm pixel pitch
  • Anti-glare display

2. HP Z24n G2 24-inch display

The HP Z24n G2 is one of the top 1920 x 1200 resolution monitors on the market today with vibrant colors and more than 2.3 million pixels. Ideal for displaying large sets of data at work, this monitor can be connected to up to two other monitors using DisplayPort technology. This allows you to create one of the more comprehensive workstations available, allowing you to work on a large number of tasks simultaneously while helping mitigate window management.
In turn, this display is great for extended use because it’s easy on the eyes with factory color calibration. This also means you set it up instantly without having to adjust any settings. If you do find that you need to adjust anything, the display is user-programmable. You can program it through HP’s software and don’t need to flip through any menus using the buttons on the monitor.

Additional features:

  • Widescreen ultra extended graphics array resolution (1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz)
  • ±45-degree swivel and 90-degree pivot rotation
  • 3 USB 3.0 ports

3. HP EliteDisplay E243i 24-inch monitor

An ergonomic display that will help to increase your productivity in the office, the HP EliteDisplay E243i strikes a balance between style and substance to make you the envy of all of your coworkers. With 3-sided micro-edge bezel tiling and 4-way adjustability, you can adjust this monitor any which way you like and view it from almost any upright angle, including up to 150 mm height adjustment.
The monitor’s adjustability options are particularly useful when utilizing multiple displays for handling large amounts of data or massive design projects. Plus, it comes in a striking silver color, making it a sleek and ergonomic display that will look lovely in any office setting.

Additional features:

  • Widescreen ultra extended graphics array resolution (1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz)
  • 0.2745 mm pixel pitch
  • 3 USB 3.0 ports

4. HP DreamColor Z24x G2 display

Perfect for graphic designers, photographers, and video editors who need to display images with complete color accuracy, the HP DreamColor Z24x G2 comes preset with four color space modes: sRGB, Adobe® RGB, BT.709, and User. It also lets you create your own color spaces using the proprietary HP DreamColor calibration software.
With a utilitarian design and 6 ms response time, this display is extremely efficient and has minimal banding, making it a great at color transitions. Additionally, this monitor produces 1,024 gray levels per channel and up to a billion colors so you can view photos, videos, and designs with perfect accuracy.

Additional features:

  • 16:10 contrast ratio
  • 2 DisplayPorts, 1 HDMI port, 1 DVI-D port, and 5 USB 3.0 ports
  • 0.27 mm pixel pitch

5. HP OMEN X 25 24.5-inch FHD 240 Hz G-Sync gaming display

The HP OMEN X 25 is a staple of the HP OMEN gaming line of PCs and accessories. Designed specifically for eSports, this gaming monitor has a 240 Hz refresh rate and a 1 ms response time. It all but ensures that you'll never miss a second of the action in your favorite game, competitive or otherwise.
This display also utilizes NVIDIA® G-Sync™ technology, which synchronizes the display's refresh rate to your PC's graphics card. With FHD resolution and full-color control and input control built into the monitor, you'll be able to pinpoint your enemies as you grind your way to the top of the rankings.

Additional features:

  • -5-degree to +23-degree display tilt and swivel range
  • 1 DisplayPort, 1 HDMI port, and 3 USB 3.0 ports
  • Plug-and-play ready

6. HP 24x 23.8-inch gaming display

The HP 24x provides ample response time and crisp resolution to make sure that you never miss a single frame in whatever game you’re playing. This FHD monitor also boasts built-in speakers, making the transition from sight to sound seamless.
With flexible height, tilt, swivel, and pivot adjustment options, this monitor can be placed at angles ranging from -3.5 degrees to +21.5 degrees to help you achieve maximum comfort while gaming. Additionally, the HP 24x utilizes AMD FreeSync technology to dynamically reduce any tearing and stuttering while you play the most graphics-intensive games.

Additional features:

  • Onscreen audio, color, and brightness controls
  • Plug-and-play ready
  • 0.274 mm pixel pitch

7. HP Z24i G2 24-inch display

Ideal for tasks where color accuracy is important, the HP Z24i G2 boasts an enhanced color gradient and is perfect for projects where you need to multi-task across multiple displays. With integrated color calibration and WUXGA resolution, this monitor comes perfectly optimized right out of the box and can display more than 2 million pixels.
Backed by our Zero Bright Dot Guarantee, this display can be replaced if even one bright sub-pixel is defective. Plus, the HP Z24i pairs perfectly with smaller workstations like the HP Z2 Mini, making it a powerful, versatile, and compact display.

Additional features:

  • IPS display with LED backlights
  • 1 VGA port, 1 HDMI port, 1 DisplayPort, and 3 USB 3.0 ports
  • 0.27 mm pixel pitch

In summary

When it comes to variety and versatility, HP® has some of the best 24-inch monitors on the market. For the majority of people, this is the ideal display because it perfectly blends size, price, and quality. It’s also great for those who prefer to use multiple displays, particularly designers, editors, and those who work with a large amount of data.
A monitor this size doesn't take up much space either, so it can fit comfortably into most settings. Whether you're a gamer or someone who simply uses a desktop to browse the web at home, a 24-inch monitor can fulfill your needs and give you a crisp and compact display at a reasonable price point.
About the Author: Daniel Horowitz is a contributing writer for HP® Tech Takes. Daniel is a New York-based author and has written for publications such as USA Today, Digital Trends, Unwinnable Magazine, and many other media outlets.

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