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Running Costs Are Very Low
Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 241P6 will cost only £28 over 5 years to run, which is in the cheapest 3% of all 505 PC monitors of a similar spec and age.
Good Product Quality
A number of Philips 241P6 owners who purchased this PC monitors agreed that it was good quality. Kitguru.net wrote in June last year “The Philips Brilliance 241P6EPJEB hits all the right notes, with a great build quality, including an excellent stand”. Kitguru.net also mentioned “Good picture quality”.
Good Picture Quality
One person who purchased it concluded that it had good picture quality. Kitguru.net wrote “Good picture quality”.
One Philips 241P6 owner who reviewed this PC monitors reckoned that it was well made. expert review site Kitguru.net said “The Philips Brilliance 241P6EPJEB hits all the right notes, with a great build quality, including an excellent stand”.
Philips Has Good PC Screen Reviews
Based on 814 owner and expert reviews, Philips has good ratings for its PC screens. Philips also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of this spec and age.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper LCD screen such as the Samsung S24E370DL[plb_3021431_price], or the LG 24MB37PM[plb_3053493_price] or you might consider a higher scoring LCD screen such as the DELL U2414H[plb_2140878_price].
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Has a Built-In Camera
Unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 241P6 which do not have a built-in camera, the Philips 241P6 has a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC monitors with a built-in camera currently available that you might want to consider including a cheaper PC monitor such as the HP EliteDisplay E221c[plb_2895033_price] or you might consider a higher scoring PC monitor such as the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Philips 241P6 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider including the Fujitsu L27T-1 LED[plb_3032665_price] which is cheaper; or the AOC Q2577PWQ[plb_3032056_price], or the Asus VX279N[plb_2983936_price] which has better reviews.
Quite Long Mean Time Between Failures
With a mean time between failures of 70,000 hours, the Philips 241P6 has one of the longer mean time between failures amongst medium monitors of this age. The average mean time between failures of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 241P6 is 49,000h, and the mean time between failures range from 30h to 70,000h.
Fairly Large Viewable Size Diagonal
The Philips 241P6 has one of the larger viewable size diagonals (605 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the 241P6 have viewable size diagonals of between 260mm and 870mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 560mm.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on LCD screens of this spec and age.
Very Low Power Consumption When Active
The power consumptions when active of similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 241P6 range from 13W to 69W, and the average power consumption when active is 26W. At only 18.27 Watts, the Philips 241P6 has a fairly low power consumption when active compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 241P6.
The average width of PC screens of a comparable type and age to the 241P6 is 590mm. The Philips 241P6 is quite narrow (only 531 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 241P6.
Very Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode
At only 13.9 Watts, the Philips 241P6 has a fairly low power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. The power consumptions in economy mode of LCD screens that were released one year ago range from 13W to 48W, and the average power consumption in economy mode is 28W.
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A Bit Expensive
One person said in their reviews that it was not good value for money. Expert review site Kitguru.net mentioned “There's also a ‘P' series, which has a higher price”.
Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that have been around for more than a year are not 3D compatible. The Philips 241P6 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price].
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Philips 241P6 does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar age and type to it.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.
Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
The average power consumption when in PowerSave mode of PC screens of a similar age and spec to the 241P6 is 6.3W, and the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.1W to 52W. At 14 Watts, the Philips 241P6 has a quite high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the 241P6.
Very Small Megapixel Count
With a megapixel count of only 2 megapixels, the Philips 241P6 has a quite small megapixel count compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. The average megapixel count of comparable spec LCD screens that were released one year ago is 2.5MP, and the megapixel count range from 2MP to 6MP.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This medium monitor has been on the market for over a year.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Mobile High-Definition Link
SRGB Display Feature
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83
0.2745 x 0.2745
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
PC Audio in
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
RMS Rated Audio Power
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Mean Time Between Failures
0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
-5 - 20
Swivel Angle Range
-175 - 175
VESA Mount Interface
-175 - 175
On Screen Display Language
CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, POR, RUS, SWE, TUR, UKR
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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