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Philips 231C5 PC Monitor

eteknix.com Editor's Choice altomdata.dk Recommended techno-labs.com Value for Money pcfoster.pl Recommended
23" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LCD Aug 2013
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Brilliant Interactive DisplayWith SmoothTouchGet engaged with Philips SmoothTouch display. Groovy touch gestures like tap, grab, pinch, rotate, zoom, swipe brings your apps to life. Interactive... More
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Philips 231C5 Multi-Touch Monitor | Review
Philips 231C5 23 Touch-screen Monitor - Unboxing Video

13 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

The experts at Altomdata.dk and Pcfoster.pl both recommend this PC screen and have given it their "Recommended" award.

An other two expert review sites both endorsed this LCD screen. Eteknix.com decided that this Philips PC monitor was fantastic and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and the expert at Techno-labs.com gave it a "Value for Money" award and wrote it was great for its price.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including altomdata.dk, techno-labs.com and muycomputer.com the average expert rating of this PC screen is 85 out of 100. This means that LCD screen experts think this flatpanel monitor is one of the better PC screens of a similar type and age.

Good Value for Money

Techno-labs.com highlighted in their review that this PC monitor provided a good bang for your buck.

Reasonably Priced

One Philips 231C5 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Expert website Chip.com.my wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Its asking price may seem a little steep” .

Philips PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Based on 814 user and expert reviews, Philips has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. Philips also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

Has a Built-In Camera

Unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 231C5 which do not have a built-in camera, the Philips 231C5 has a built-in camera.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Philips 231C5 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 231C5 which do not have a built-in speaker.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 231C5 is 50° and the widest is 180°. The Philips 231C5 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the 231C5.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 231C5 is 60° and the widest is 1,800°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Philips 231C5 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Philips 231C5 is a two HDMI port PC monitor.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Off

The average power consumption when off of similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 231C5 is 0.57W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 45W. At only 0.3 Watts, the Philips 231C5 has a quite low power consumption when off compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the 231C5.

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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 typical of many medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Shallow

Medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 231C5 have depths of between 12mm and 560mm. The Philips 231C5 is one of the shallower medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 231C5 (only 45 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 231C5 have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Philips 231C5 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The Philips 231C5 is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC display. Most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to the 231C5 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the 231C5, the Philips 231C5 is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Philips 231C5 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 231C5 also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader to this PC monitor and we think the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Short Mean Time Between Failures

At only 30 hours, the Philips 231C5 has a fairly short mean time between failures compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the 231C5. The shortest mean time between failures of LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the 231C5 is 30h and the longest is 70,000h.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC monitors of this age and type.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Philips 231C5 has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 231C5 the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Active

The Philips 231C5 has one of the higher power consumptions when active (26.27 Watts) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age. The power consumptions when active of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 9W to 63W.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. At 14 milliseconds, the Philips 231C5 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 231C5.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Philips 231C5

Average Running Costs

The 231C5 has an average running cost of £46 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC screens of a similar age and spec.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD 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 medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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LCD Display Type

The Philips 231C5 has an LCD display type which is better than most flatpanel monitors of this age and type. Most LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to it have an LED display type.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC displays that have an LCD Display and we think the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], and the Philips 298P4[plb_1608300_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

PC displays with a better display type that might also be worth considering include the S27D590[pl_2243830_price] (LED and higher rated), or the S32D850T[pl_2346019_price] (LED and higher rated) both from Samsung.

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Average Width

With a width of 563 millimeters, the Philips 231C5 has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the 231C5.

Other PC monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Philips 241P4[plb_1485096_price] (565mm).

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Specification

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Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
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Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
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Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
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Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
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Display Brightness
Response Time
SmartResponse
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio in
Microphone in Port
Headphone Output
DisplayPort
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Mean Time Between Failures
Networking
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Power LED
Power
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
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Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
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Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Package Dimensions
Power Consumption When Active
Effective Viewing Area
Package Dimensions
Dimensions With Stand
Display
Pixel Pitch
Display Number of Colours
Backlight Type
Display Diagonal (metric)
Digital Vertical Frequency
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Resolution
Display Viewable Area (HxV)
Aspect Ratio
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Display
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Display Type
Display Diagonal
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Performance
Plug and Play
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Number of Loudspeakers
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Camera
Number of Simultaneous Touchpoints
DDC/CI
Display SRGB
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Megapixel
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
Headphone Outputs
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
PC Audio in
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Design
Recyclable Packaging Material
Certification
Colour of Product
Heavy Metals Free
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Power
Input Frequency
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Non-Operating Altitude
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
Weight
Depth
Height
Width
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Other Features
Relative Humidity

4 Awards

eteknix.com Editor's Choice altomdata.dk Recommended techno-labs.com Value for Money pcfoster.pl Recommended

Expert Reviews

(11)

The Philips Brilliance 231C5 monitor boasts a 23? 10 point multi-touch LCD IPS panel (with LED Backlight) designed specifically for touch-screen enabled OS's such as Windows 8.1; though you can... Read more…

24 February 2014

Eteknix.com

When Microsoft announced the imminent launch of Windows 8, one of the revolutionary aspects of the new operating system was its more streamlined integration into touch screen devices. Since that... Read more…

11 February 2014

Its asking price may seem a little steep but then again you will have to think about all the other features it comes with. If you have a desktop or laptop that runs on Windows 8 but lacks the...

28 May 2014

Altomdata.dk

Touchskærme begynder i stigende grad at dukke op i form af selvstændige computerskærme. Teknologien var jo ellers i starten henvist til at være en del af smartphones, tablets, bærbare... Read more…

16 April 2014

Windows 8 kommer først rigtig til sin ret, når man bruger det på en berøringsfølsom skærm. Alle os, der foretrækker at arbejde ved en god, gammeldags stationær pc må kaste misundelige... Read more…

8 May 2014

De SmoothTouch is in ieder geval een opvallend dingetje, hoewel je dit op het eerste gezicht niet direct zou zeggen. Het apparaat zelf ziet er namelijk vrij normaal uit. Toch valt al snel op dat... Read more…

Techno-labs.com

13 August 2014

Techno-labs.com

Ak?ll? telefon ve tabletlerin tüketiciyi kendisine a??k eden en önemli özelliklerinden biri, dokunmatik ekranlar? olmakta. Bu teknolojinin kaç?n?lmaz yükseli?i, bu fonksiyonun ki?isel... Read more…

Stunning image quality
Lots of extra features
Full HD
Responsive touch capability
Wietny ekran, znakomite kolory, rewelacyjne kty widzenia, design, jako wykonania, znakomicie dziaajcy dotyk, multitouch, szko hartowane, wbudowane goniki, kamera, wyjcie suchawkowe, hub USB, pobr prdu
Ports hard to locate
Only 1megapixel webcam
Szko lubi si "palcowa", sabe goniki i kamerka, odbija wiato, nieprzemylane rozmieszczenie portu USB, brak podwietlenia klawiszy, szko lubi si "palcowa", sabe goniki i kamerka, odbija wiato, nieprzemyl
2 May 2014

Dokunmatik monitörlerin sadece dokunmatik olmas? da art?k yeterli bir kriter de?il. Philips de bu ba?lamda 231C5 modeli ile kullan?c?lara birden çok özelik sunuyor. Hem sytlus hem de 10 parmak... Read more…

15 July 2014

Ca?a reszta natomiast zas?uguje na ogromne uznanie. ?wietnie zaprojektowana bry?a urz?dzenia przyci?ga wzrok od pierwszej chwili. Wykorzystane materia?y znakomicie sprawuj? si? w codziennym...

Pcfoster.pl

16 April 2014

Som de flesta har märkt vid det här laget är det först med en pekskärm som Windows 8 blir användbart. ­Alla som är vana vid att ­styra datorn med en mus och ett tangentbord kastar... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £42.09
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £45.13
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 231c5tjkfu, 231c5tjkfu27, 231c5tjkfu00, philips 231c5, philips 231c5t, philips 231c5tj, philips 231c5tjk, philips 231c5tjkf, philips 231c5tjkfu, philips 231c5tjkfu00, asrockasusantecarcticb 231c5tjkfu00
Barcodes 00012300879446, 00609585236233, 00712581697396, 00871258169739, 06095852362332, 08712581697396

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