Review: HP DreamColor 4K Z27xs G3 “junior” monitor for video grading & editing 31
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Dan

Thank you Allan!
It would have been great if you had also done a color calibration session and published the results. Maybe next time.

Samir Sleiman

Hi, thank you for your review of the Z27xs G3. Did you also test its HDR mode? It has a Vesa DisplayHDR 600 certification. So I’m curious what peak brightness can be achieved.

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Samir

Samir Sleiman

Hi Allan, thank you for your reply. The color depth is just one aspect of HDR, I meant especially the peak brightness. Is it possible that you do some measurements in HDR mode?

Jason

Thanks for the review… is the 14ms response time OK? Seems slow but maybe it’s fine?

Degrader

In my opinion the response time is good. It is faster than my Dell U2723QE which is advertised with 8 ms. So you’ll be fine with it.

Koen

Just wondering… How can it be faster than a 8ms monitor?

Degrader

Because fabric spec’s regarding the response time are not very accurate. I’ve got both displays and the HP is a little bit better as it comes to the transition times.

harold

i bought the monitor and wondering how to do hardware calibration, i only have a mac mini to use it with though, so no luck with hp display centre.

Degrader

The HDR peak brightness of the Z27xs is awesome for a DisplayHDR 600 monitor. It reaches as high as 900 nits! Its 16 zone local dimming implementation is also responsive and improves the contrast to some extend. What I also like about this display is that you can create your own color profile in Display Center and when you choose BT.2020 as the base the color gamut will be expanded resulting in burning reds and deep blues. Another nice bonus is that you can override the limited brightness of 266 nits in SDR to 350 nits when creating your own profile and then turn the brightness in the OSD to the max of 100 which results in the native peak brightness of the panel of 450 nits. Uniformity compensation is then likely not applicable anymore.

Last edited 6 months ago by Degrader

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