Updated 1 Sep 2014

HP

Pavilion 27xi C4D27A2

Snapshot: The HP Pavilion 27xi C4D27A2 is a 1920x1080 resolution monitor with a gloss screen. What's the picture like?

Pavilion 27xi C4D27A2
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$690

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Test results

Overall score
73
Display performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Good display performance.
  • OK to use.

But

  • No headphone jack.
  • No built-in speakers.
  • Doesn't work as USB hub.

How we test

Overall score

  • Display performance (70%) - assessed on colour, brightness and contrast, text, surface reflections, angles of view, and the quality of the monitor’s blu-ray images.
  • Ease of use (30%) - stability, port access, height adjustment, on-screen menus, tilt, controls, hardware installation, and the manual.

All monitors were tested using their out-of-the-box settings. We set the colour mode to sRGB (where that was possible) and let the monitors warm up for 30 minutes before each test.

Full specs

Model

Price guide
$690

Specifications

Screen size (inches)
27
Resolution
1920 x 1080
Aspect ratio
16:9
H x W x D (cm)
46 x 63 x 20
Screen type
IPS - in-plane switch
Response time (ms)
7
Tested on colour temperature
Standard
Screen finish
Gloss
Bezel finish
Matte
Weight with stand (kg)
5.2

Connections

HDMI
1
USB 3.0
0
USB 2.0
0
VGA
DVI
DisplayPort in
×
DisplayPort out
×
Mini DisplayPort
no
Headphones
×
Stereo audio
×

Features

Height adjustment (mm)
n/a
Swivel range (degrees)
n/a
Tilt range (degrees)
-5~ 25
Pivot
×
PIP/PBP
×
Built-in speakers
yes portable speaker provided
Built-in microphones
×
Built-in webcam
×