We’re pleased to award the HP DreamColor Z32x display our Best Computer Monitor of NAB 2015 award.
HP puts a new length on their DreamColor line with a 31.5” 4K display. This time the pixel count is up to eight million. The Z32x is geared for professional work, though it’s the HP Z27x DreamColor that supports professional instruments. If you don’t use extra tools, a well-calibrated monitor will help you edit and touch up videos correctly. Keeping a monitor calibrated can help you be efficient instead of having to go back on a project or clip to fix color that ended up off the mark.
We’ve come to expect specs like 10-bit color, sRGB, BT709, and Adobe RGB. The IPS is a welcome standard, as is 300nit brightness, and 1000:1 contrast ratio. With the Z32x and with any monitor, one area we always look to first is the inputs, here you’ll find one each of HDMI 2.0, HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort, Mini-DisplayPort, audio port, along with pairs of USB 3.0 ports on the side and rear. We definitely appreciate products that make life better for editors, and a good monitor can do that.
We know editing 4K is becoming a reality for many, so we’re honoring top choices that will make such intensive editing possible and enjoyable. HP makes excellent displays like the Z32x, and starts the line at $600.