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Philips 221TE5LB PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Feb 2013
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12 Reasons For

Philips Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 814 owner and expert reviews, Philips has good ratings for its PC monitors. Philips also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The 221TE5LB has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 221TE5LB do not have a built-in speaker.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most similar spec PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the 221TE5LB have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Philips 221TE5LB which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Off

The Philips 221TE5LB has a fairly low power consumption when off (only 0.3 Watts) compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the 221TE5LB. LCD screens of this type and age have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 45W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.57W.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC monitor has a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p video mode, which is typical of many PC monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

At 6 Watts, the Philips 221TE5LB has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 221TE5LB. The RMS rated audio powers of similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the 221TE5LB range from 0.5W to 49W.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Philips 221TE5LB is more than most PC displays of a comparable spec and age to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the 221TE5LB. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this Philips LCD screen.

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Light

At only 3.4 kilograms, the 221TE5LB is fairly light compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 221TE5LB. The average weight of similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 221TE5LB is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg.

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Narrow

Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 221TE5LB have widths of between 52mm and 6,500mm, and the average width is 580mm. The Philips 221TE5LB is quite narrow (only 511 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 511mm wide flatpanel monitors currently available that you might want to consider including the AOC E2060[plb_1528489_price] which has better reviews.

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Short

With a height of only 317 millimeters, the Philips 221TE5LB is one of the shorter flatpanel monitors of this age and type amongst medium monitors of this age. The heights of PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the 221TE5LB range from 41mm to 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm.

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Very Shallow

At only 47 millimeters, the 221TE5LB is fairly shallow compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the 221TE5LB. Comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the 221TE5LB have depths of between 12mm and 560mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

The 221TE5LB is a one USB Type-A downstream port flatpanel monitor.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 221TE5LB is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 221TE5LB are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago, the Philips 221TE5LB does not have a built-in camera.

Other PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price], or the 231C5[pl_1599727_price] both from Philips or the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC monitors of this spec and age do not have an integrated card reader. The 221TE5LB is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

Other flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the U2413[pl_1565290_price], the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price] all from DELL.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Philips 221TE5LB is a one USB 2.0 port PC display. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and type have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the 221TE5LB has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst LCD screens of this age. The average display diagonal of PC monitors of this spec and age is 65cm.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that came out more than two years ago is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the 221TE5LB has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the 221TE5LB range from 60° to 1,800°. The Philips 221TE5LB has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 221TE5LB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 221TE5LB

OK Running Costs

The 221TE5LB has an average running cost of £50 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market for over three years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable age and type to it.

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Specification

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PC Audio in
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
Audio Output Port
SCART Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
TV Band
Analog Signal Format
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Audio System
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
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Linux Operating System
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Networking
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WiFi
Ergonomics
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Stand-By LED
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On Screen Menu Display
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Power Consumption When Off
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Input Voltage
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Weight & Dimensions
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Cable Included
Manual Included
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
Screen Format Adjustments
Teletext
Power Cord Included

User Reviews

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Reviewed 3 January 2015 by Mr John Tompsett
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect for the bedroom. i have always bought philips products, as far as i am concerned they are the best.

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Electricity cost when switched on £48.07
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £49.90
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 221te5, philips 221te5l, philips 221te5lb, philips 1920x1080, philips 221te5lb00
Barcodes 00712581668990, 08712581668983, 08712581668990

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