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Philips 231P4Q PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Nov 2012
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11 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 86 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Chip.de and tbreak.ae. If all the flatpanel monitors of this age and type are ranked by average expert review score then this PC screen is in the top 18%.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The Philips 231P4Q is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 231P4Q have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Philips Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

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

LED Display Type

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

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the AOC I2757F[plb_1402268_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Philips 231P4Q has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the 231P4Q which do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the NEC MultiSync E243[plb_2167634_price] which is cheaper; or the NEC EA224WMi[plb_1412543_price], and the iiyama XB2783HSU[plb_1619965_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle

The average viewing angle of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 231P4Q is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Philips 231P4Q has a very wide viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Supports One Placement

The Philips 231P4Q has a greater number of placements than most medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years. The most frequently supported placement is Horizontal, but this placement is not supported by this PC display. The placements Horizontal/Vertical are also supported by this LCD screen.

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Light

The lightest PC monitor of a similar age and spec to the 231P4Q is 3g weight, the heaviest is 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. The Philips 231P4Q is one of the lighter LCD screens of this age and type (only 3.1 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Low Maximum Power Consumption

The Philips 231P4Q has a very low maximum power consumption (only 5.4 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. The lowest maximum power consumption of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 231P4Q is 5.4W, the highest is 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 52W.

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9 Reasons Against

Price Has Increased by £45.69

The 231P4Q has increased in price by £45.69 in the last 36 days.

Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 231P4Q is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 231P4Q are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price], or the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 231P4Q does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 231P4Q also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 231P4Q do not have an integrated card reader. The Philips 231P4Q is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Slow SmartResponse

The smartResponses of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 1ms to 7ms. With a smartResponse of 5 milliseconds, the Philips 231P4Q has a fairly slow smartResponse compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 231P4Q.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Active

The power consumptions when active of LCD screens that came out around the same time as the 231P4Q range from 9W to 63W, and the average power consumption when active is 22W. With a power consumption when active of 29.1 Watts, the Philips 231P4Q has a quite high power consumption when active compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the 231P4Q.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

The lowest power consumption when in PowerSave mode of similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 231P4Q is 0.14W, the highest is 80W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6.1W. The Philips 231P4Q has a quite high power consumption when in PowerSave mode (18 Watts) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The Philips 231P4Q has one of the slower response times (14 milliseconds) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age. Flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the 231P4Q have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 231P4Q

OK Running Costs

The 231P4Q has an average 5 year running cost of £36 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC screens of a comparable spec and age.

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium monitor was released over four years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Average Width

At 547 millimeters, the Philips 231P4Q has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the 231P4Q.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

(4)

Tbreak.ae

3 February 2014

The Philips 231P4 is a simple solution for any office that has an abundance of laptops over desktops, with people constantly disconnecting and reconnecting various devices. It makes a once mundane...

5 April 2014

Tüm günü ekran kar??s?nda geçiren profesyonel kullan?c?lar dü?ünülerek haz?rlanm?? olan bu yeni 23 inç ekranl? monitör, s?ra d??? bir tasar?ma sahip. Üzerindeki 2 MP web kameras? ayn?... Read more…

21 July 2014

Monitor o przek?tnej 23 cali, rozdzielczo?ci 1.920 x 1.080 pikseli, jasno?ci 268 cd/m2 i kontra?cie 1000:1:1 z matryc? typu IPS. Z??cza: 1 x D-Sub, 1 x DVI-D, 1 x Displayport.OpisSpecyfikacja i...

15 October 2013

Zu den Stärken des Philips 231P4Q gehört mehr als ein beweglicher Standfuß mit Pivotgelenk und ein übersichtliches Menü. Per Ergosensor überwacht der 23-Zoll-Monitor den Anwender und meldet... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 6 January 2015 by Derek Christie
(Verified Purchase)

Really can't fault this monitor so far.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £33.44
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £35.27
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 231P4Quses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 231p4qpyk, 231p4qpyke, 231p4qpyes, code 231p4, code 231p4q, 231p4qpykes, philips 1p4, 231p4qpykeb, 231p4qpyeb00, 231p4qpyes93, 231p4qpyeb69, philips 1p4q, 231p4qpyes01, 231p4qpyeb01, code 231p4qp, philips code, 231p4qpyes00, philips 231p4, 231p4qpykes00, 231p4qpykeb00, code 231p4qpy, 231p4qpykes93, philips 1p4qp, philips 1p4qpy, philips 231p4q, code 231p4qpyk, code 231p4qpye, philips 1p4qpyk, philips 100x100, philips 231p4qp
Barcodes 00694726540567, 00712581641269, 04053162660496, 04053162660502, 06951613901748, 06951613901755, 08172580395264, 08712581641245, 08712581641252, 08712581641269, 08712581641276, 08712581641283, 08712581641290, 08712581641313, 08712581641320, 08712581641337, 08712581729189

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