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Philips 221P6

Philips 221P6 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED May 2015
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16 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

The 221P6 is one of the cheapest to run medium monitors that have been around for more than a year that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 221P6 will cost only £24 over 5 years to run.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the 221P6 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Philips 221P6 which has four USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Recent Price Drop of £9.92

The 221P6 has dropped in price by £9.92 in the last 25 days.

Philips Has Good PC Screen Reviews

We checked 814 expert and owner reviews for Philips PC displays and found that on average Philips has good reviews. We also found that Philips has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the DELL U2414H[plb_2140878_price] which has better reviews; or the HP 27xw[plb_3047077_price], or the iiyama XU2490HS-B1[plb_2974889_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Philips 221P6 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago also have a built-in speaker.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the Asus VC279H[plb_3380737_price] or you might consider a higher rated flatpanel monitor such as the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] are also worth considering.

We compared this PC display to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker and we think the Benq EW2750ZL[plb_2885077_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Long Mean Time Between Failures

The average mean time between failures of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 221P6 is 49,000h. At 70,000 hours, the Philips 221P6 has a quite long mean time between failures compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 221P6.

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Very Low Power Consumption When Off

The Philips 221P6 has one of the lower power consumptions when off (only 0.2 Watts) amongst similar spec PC displays of this age. Across all the PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the 221P6 the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 1.6W.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

The Philips 221P6 is a four USB 2.0 port PC screen.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Many Recyclable Material Percentage

The average recyclable material percentage of PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the 221P6 is 51%, and the recyclable material percentages range from 25% to 100%. The Philips 221P6 has one of the more recyclable material percentages (65 percent) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode

With a power consumption in economy mode of only 13.4 Watts, the Philips 221P6 has a fairly low power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. The average power consumption in economy mode of comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the 221P6 is 28W, and the power consumptions in economy mode range from 13W to 48W.

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Narrow

At only 511 millimeters, the Philips 221P6 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. Across all the flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the 221P6 the widths range from 340mm to 960mm.

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Light

The lightest similar spec flatpanel monitor that has been on the market for a comparable time to the 221P6 is 2.3g weight and the heaviest is 79kg. The Philips 221P6 is fairly light (only 3.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Short

Flatpanel monitors of this age and spec have heights of between 28mm and 930mm. The Philips 221P6 is quite short (only 319 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the 221P6.

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Very Low Power Consumption When Active

At only 15.45 Watts, the Philips 221P6 has a fairly low power consumption when active compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type. The lowest power consumption when active of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 221P6 is 13W and the highest is 69W.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC screens of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The Philips 221P6 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price]; or the Viewsonic VG2437[plb_2780335_price], or the Asus VK248H[plb_2969185_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 221P6 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the 221P6 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Philips 221P6 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Small Viewable Height

Across all the PC monitors of a similar age and type to the 221P6 the viewable heights range from 230mm to 700mm. The Philips 221P6 has one of the smaller viewable heights (only 268.1 millimeters) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were released more than a year ago.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

At only 54.6 centimeters, the Philips 221P6 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. The screen sizes of similar spec PC displays that were released one year ago range from 48cm to 600cm.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

With a viewable width of only 476.6 millimeters, the Philips 221P6 has a quite small viewable width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 221P6. The smallest viewable width of flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 221P6 is 280mm, the biggest is 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm.

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Quite Small Viewable Size Diagonal

With a viewable size diagonal of only 546 millimeters, the Philips 221P6 has a quite small viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 221P6. Across all the similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the 221P6 the viewable size diagonals range from 260mm to 870mm.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 221P6 have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.1W and 52W. With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 13.4 Watts, the Philips 221P6 has a quite high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 221P6.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 14 milliseconds, the Philips 221P6 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the 221P6. Similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 221P6 have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips 221P6

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Philips released the 221P6.

Specification

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Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
PC Audio in
Headphone Output
DisplayPort
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Recyclable Material Percentage
Coloured Feet
Case Colour
Heavy Metal Free Design
Performance
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Windows Operating System
Mean Time Between Failures
Thin Client
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
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Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
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Swivelling Base
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
Plug and Play
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Technical Details
Light Sensor

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 17 December 2015 by Provider
(Verified Purchase)

LCD Monitor was delivered very promptly, in Philips original box , so the contents were visable to the carrier etc. Display was assembled onto the stand with no problems , several cables supplied... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £22.18
Electricity cost when on standby £1.22
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Total running cost over 5 years £23.40
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.12 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 3 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 221P6EPYEB, 221P6QPYES, philips 221p6, philips 221p6q, philips 221p6e, philips 250cdm2, philips 221p6ep, philips p229048, philips 221p6qp, philips p215596, philips p229048p, philips 221p6qpy, philips bym4za00, philips bym4zs00, philips p215596p, philips phl221p6, philips bym2za00, philips bym2zs00, philips 221p6epy, philips 1920x1080, philips phl221p6e, philips 221p6epye, philips 221p6qpye, philips 221p6epyeb, philips 221p6qpyes, philips phl221p6ep, philips 221p6epyebl, philips phl221p6epy, philips 221p6qpyes00, philips phl221p6epye
Barcodes 03548381177401, 08712581724535, 08712581734480, 08712581734497

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