Eizo ColorEdge CS270 vs Philips 231B4QPYCB

Eizo ColorEdge CS270
Philips 231B4QPYCB

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 4" bigger than the Philips 231B4QPYCB (23"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Bigger viewable height Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 has a viewable height of 335.6mm, but the Philips 231B4QPYCB is only a 286.41mm viewable height PC monitor (49.19mm smaller).
15% bigger viewable width Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is a 596.7mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 87.52mm bigger than the Philips 231B4QPYCB (509.18mm).
1,053.23M more display colour count Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 has a display colour count of 1,070M, however the Philips 231B4QPYCB is only a 16.77M display colours PC monitor (1,053.23M less).
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is a 68cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 9.6cm bigger than the Philips 231B4QPYCB (58.4cm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Philips 231B4QPYCB (250 cd/m²).
Four USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is four, but the Philips 231B4QPYCB only has two USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Two more USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 has four USB Type-A downstream ports, however the Philips 231B4QPYCB only has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
38mm higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 has a maximum height adjustment of 148mm, whereas the Philips 231B4QPYCB is only a 110mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (38mm lower).
6 Reasons For
8% faster response time Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB is a 14ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 (14ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

98% lighter Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB is a 3.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 3.8kg lighter than the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 (3.9kg).
59mm shorter Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB is a 343mm tall PC monitor, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is a 402mm tall PC monitor (59mm taller).
21% shallower Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB has a depth of 60mm. That's 12.5mm shallower than the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 (60mm).
99mm narrower Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB is a 547mm wide PC monitor, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is a 646mm wide PC monitor (99mm wider).
41% cheaper to run
The Philips 231B4QPYCB only costs £34.20 to run over five years but the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 costs £57.52 to run (68% more). Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 has a response time of 15ms, whereas the Philips 231B4QPYCB is a 14ms response time PC monitor (1ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

3.8kg heavier Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 has a weight of 7.7kg, but the Philips 231B4QPYCB is a 3.9kg weight PC monitor (3.8kg lighter).
15% taller Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 has a height of 402mm. That's 59mm taller than the Philips 231B4QPYCB (343mm).
Deeper Edit
Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is 72.5mm deep, but the Philips 231B4QPYCB is a 60mm deep PC monitor (12.5mm shallower).
16% wider Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CS270 has a width of 646mm. That's 99mm wider than the Philips 231B4QPYCB (547mm).
£23.32 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 costs £57.52 to run which is £23.32 more to run than the Philips 231B4QPYCB. Show assumptions.
11 Reasons Against
18% smaller screen size Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB has a screen size of 23", however the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is a 27" PC monitor (4" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

18% smaller viewable height Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB is a 286.41mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 49.19mm smaller than the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 (286.41mm).
87.52mm smaller viewable width Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB has a viewable width of 509.18mm, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is a 596.7mm viewable width PC monitor (87.52mm bigger).
Sixty-three times less display colour count Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB is a 16.77M display colours PC monitor. That's 1,053.23M less than the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 (16.77M).
17% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB has a display diagonal of 58.4cm, however the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is a 68cm display diagonal PC monitor (9.6cm bigger).
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², however the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 only has four USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Only two USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
35% lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The Philips 231B4QPYCB is a 110mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 38mm lower than the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 (110mm).
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Eight months older
The Philips 231B4QPYCB is older than the Eizo ColorEdge CS270 by eight months.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 54.48
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 57.52
Purchase price £ 858.00
Total cost of ownership £ 915.52
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 32.37
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 34.20

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
HD Type
 2K Ultra HD
BEST
 2K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Viewable Height
335.6mm
BEST
286.41mm
Viewable Width
596.7mm
BEST
509.18mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 0.265 x 0.265
Display Colour Count
1,070M
BEST
16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68cm
BEST
58.4cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
15ms 14ms
BEST
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
99% Unknown - Click to provide data
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 7ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
109 Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio in
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
4
BEST
2
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4
BEST
2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 3W
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Recyclable Material Percentage
Unknown - Click to provide data 65%
Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metal Free Design
 Hg (mercury)
 Pb (lead)
 Hg (mercury)
 Pb (lead)

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating System
 Mac operating system
 Mac operating system

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
 Ethernet LAN port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
148mm
BEST
110mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
-172 - 172 -65 - 65
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display Language
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 ESP
 SWE
 RUS
 POR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 ESP
 SWE
 RUS
 POR
OSD Language
9 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Management
 Power management
Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.7W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
34W 20.2W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
53kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
86W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3658
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 35 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Compliance Industry Standard
 Rohs
BEST
 Rohs
Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.8kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 401mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 167mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 620mm
Weight With Stand
10.6kg 5.7kg
BEST
Height With Stand
561mm 507mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
245mm 227mm
BEST
Width With Stand
646mm 547mm
BEST
Weight
7.7kg 3.9kg
BEST
Height
402mm 343mm
BEST
Depth
72.5mm 60mm
BEST
Width
646mm 547mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
Stand Included
 Stand included
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide On CD-ROM
 User guide on CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 13.7W
Power Consumption When Active
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.2W
Effective Viewing Area
 509.18 x 286.41
 509.18 x 286.41
BEST
Package Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 620 x 401 x 167

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
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