HP has buckled up to make the most out of the CES 2015, introducing a whole new line-up of its high resolution displays. Following the trend of UltraHD monitors, HP showcased its two 4K displays and marked its debut in 5K model. Furthermore, it unveiled an extra wide curved display, which definitely sounds appeasing to gamers.
The 4K models namely Z24s and Z27s features 23.8-inch and 27-inch displays respectively with a 16:9 ratio. The Z24 offers a 3,840 x 2,160 resolution and is supposed to have a MHL 2.0/HDMI 1.4 connection with HDCP support, one HDMI 1.4 port, one DisplayPort 1.2, and one Mini-DisplayPort. The specifications goes roughly same for the Z27 model. In terms of pixel density, Z24 showcases 185ppi while Z27 has 163ppi.
5K model has its own perks. It supports picture-in-picture and picture-by-picture modes which allows you to connect two devices and display them simultaneously, works fine with news feeds or data comparison. The 5K model named as Z27q sports a 27-inch display with a 218ppi pixel density.
On the other hand, the ultra wide curved display features a decent 34 inch screen with a 3440 by 1440 resolution and a 21:9 aspect ratio. HP has also fabricated built-in speakers on either side of the screen. Gamers do love curved screen, it simply brings in a whole new experience of high resolution games. HP says the curved display will be available in April for $999, while its smaller 27 inch variant is already available on shelves for sale at $399.
Comparing the three models in terms of their response times, Z24 clocked about 14 milliseconds gray to gray which is way poor to the six milliseconds in the Z27, eight milliseconds in the 5K Z27q.
The Z24s will be available in April for $549, while the Z27s should be available later this month for $749, while the 5K Z27q will make its position on shelves in March for $1,299.