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7 Reasons For
Medium monitors produced by Philips have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that Philips also has good reviews across its entire range.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this flatpanel monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the HP ENVY 32[plb_2562671_price], the Acer BX320HK[plb_3158695_price], and the DELL U3415W[plb_2678877_price] is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Camera
Unlike most of the other PC screens of this type and age which do not have a built-in camera, the 241P6VPJKEB has a built-in camera.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The 241P6VPJKEB has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year also have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the XZ350CU[pl_3580893_price], or the B326HULA[pl_3029905_price] both from Acer or the NEC EA275WMi[plb_3242943_price].
Fairly Long Mean Time Between Failures
The average mean time between failures of PC monitors of this type and age is 49,000h. At 70,000 hours, the 241P6VPJKEB has a fairly long mean time between failures compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 241P6VPJKEB.
Quite Many Display Colour Count
The least display colour count of similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 241P6VPJKEB is 16M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 150M. With a display colour count of 1,070 million, the 241P6VPJKEB has a quite many display colour count compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the 241P6VPJKEB.
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Fairly Large Color Gamut
The 241P6VPJKEB has one of the larger color gamuts (99 percent) amongst medium monitors of this age. The color gamuts of PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 241P6VPJKEB range from 68% to 120%.
9 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The 241P6VPJKEB is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 241P6VPJKEB are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Philips 241P6VPJKEB does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also do not have an integrated card reader.
We think this PC monitor looks expensive compared to other PC monitors of a similar type and age. We checked 434 PC monitors of a similar type and age and they range in price from £46 to £4,106.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
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Only One HDMI Port
Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 241P6VPJKEB have between one and three HDMI ports, including the 241P6VPJKEB which has one HDMI port.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 241P6VPJKEB is 48kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 22kWh to 140kWh. At 63 kilowatt hours, the Philips 241P6VPJKEB has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other PC monitors that were released one year ago.
Quite High Power Consumption When Active
At 30.11 Watts, the 241P6VPJKEB has a quite high power consumption when active compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 241P6VPJKEB. The power consumptions when active of PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 241P6VPJKEB range from 13W to 69W, and the average power consumption when active is 26W.
Fairly High Average Power Consumption
With an average power consumption of 43 Watts, the 241P6VPJKEB has a quite high average power consumption compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the 241P6VPJKEB. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 241P6VPJKEB have average power consumptions of between 15W and 57W, and the average average power consumption is 29W.
Fairly High Power Consumption When Off
Flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the 241P6VPJKEB have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 1.6W. At 0.5 Watts, the 241P6VPJKEB has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 241P6VPJKEB.
3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 241P6VPJKEB
OK Running Costs
This PC display has an energy efficiency classification of C, and the 241P6VPJKEB is typical compared to the other 505 PC displays of a comparable type and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 241P6VPJKEB is £52.
Released Over a Year Ago
This Philips LCD screen was released over a year ago.
At 563 millimeters, the 241P6VPJKEB has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.
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Dynamic Contrast Ratio
4K Ultra HD, HD
Mobile High-Definition Link
SRGB Display Feature
Separate H/V Sync
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83
0.137 x 0.137
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
1.073 billion colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
PC Audio in
USB 2.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
RMS Rated Audio Power
Recyclable Material Percentage
Heavy Metal Free Design
Hg (mercury), Pb (lead)
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Mean Time Between Failures
0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
-5 - 20
Swivel Angle Range
-175 - 175
VESA Mount Interface
-175 - 175
Plug and Play
On Screen Display Language
CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, TUR, UKR
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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