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Philips 242G5DJEB
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Philips 242G5DJEB PC Monitor

pcgameware.co.uk Bronze play3r.net Editor's Choice 01net.com 4 Star muycomputer.com 4.5 Star xfastest.com Fastest Media
24" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Oct 2014
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This advanced Philips gaming display redraws the screen upto 144 times per second for ultra smooth, brilliant images. SmartFrame helps you highlight specific screen area. Special gaming pre-sets... More
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Philips 242G5DJEB - 144hz Gaming Monitor Review - By TotallydubbedHD
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16 Reasons For

Seven Industry Awards

This medium monitor has received seven awards from expert review sites.

Three expert review sites all thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. This Philips PC screen received a "Gold" award from Gamestar.de and it received a "Recommended" award from Megaobzor.com/. This LCD screen also received a "Bronze" award from Pcgameware.co.uk who concluded it was good.

This Philips LCD screen received an "Editor's Choice" from Play3r.net who decided that this flatpanel monitor was exceptional.

01net.com gave this LCD screen a "4 Star" award, Muycomputer.com gave it a "4.5 Star" award and it received a "Fastest Media" award from Xfastest.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com this PC monitor has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

A number of customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good refresh rate. Baako mentioned in their Philips 242G5DJEB review “I am loving the refresh rate on this monitor”. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “The Philips Brilliance 242G5DJEB/00 is a 24in gaming monitor with a huge 144Hz refresh rate” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 80 out of 100. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus “As well as having a rather complicated name (which could clearly be catchier), this monitor has a 144 Hz refresh rate” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

A number of Philips 242G5DJEB reviewers who purchased the product considered that it had good picture quality. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk gave the product a score of 4 stars and said in their review of the Philips 242G5DJEB “Its image quality could be better”.

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Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the 242G5DJEB is only £33 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age.

Good Product Quality

Five Philips 242G5DJEB owners who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was good quality. Canopus72 wrote “Great build quality” in their Philips 242G5DJEB review. Canopus72 also wrote “I already own a Philips 32" 3D LED tv and the picture quality is brilliant especially in 3D, so I was interested in this Philips 144Hz monitor”. Canopus72 also said “On the bright side (pun not intended), in gaming the picture quality is sharp in certain games like crysis3 (in fact”.

Easy to Use

A few Philips 242G5DJEB owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use. Baako mentioned “This monitor is great over all, I like the little control for changing setting quickly” in their review. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus three years ago “Versatile stand make it particularly practical” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One person who bought it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Pcgameware.co.uk mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The Philips 242G5DJEB 24″ 144Hz Gaming monitor was simple to set up and position, thanks to that fantastic stand”.

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Good Connectivity

Some customers who purchased it mentioned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Baako said in their review of this PC monitor “I love the extra USB 3.0 ports on the monitor”. Expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote “The good choice of connections, USB hub, remote control” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the Philips 242G5DJEB a score of 80 out of 100.

Robust

Some people who reviewed it agreed that it was well made.

Nice Design

One person who bought the Philips 242G5DJEB thought it was good looking. Baako mentioned in their review of the Philips 242G5DJEB “This monitor is beautiful”.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

On average Philips medium monitors have good ratings as do all PC monitors manufactured by Philips.

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LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens that came out more than two years ago.

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Two HDMI Ports

The 242G5DJEB is a two HDMI port PC screen.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the 242G5DJEB is 280 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the 242G5DJEB has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Resolution

This LCD screen has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum resolution on PC monitors of this age and type.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Fast SmartResponse

At only 1 millisecond, the 242G5DJEB has a quite fast smartResponse compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 242G5DJEB. The average smartResponse of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 242G5DJEB is 4.1ms, and the smartResponses range from 1ms to 7ms.

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8 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some Philips 242G5DJEB owners who bought it considered that it was not cheap. Canopus72 rated the product 2 stars and mentioned “They are still very expensive (the cheapest one is a 24" Samsung U24E590D 4K monitor for £360”. Canopus72 also mentioned “They are still very expensive (the cheapest one is a 24" Samsung 4K monitor for”.

One customer who purchased it considered that it was not good value for money. Play3r.net wrote “It's time for my opinion on it.  Is it worth the hefty £275 price tag?  Does the high refresh rate make much difference?  Let's crack on…” .

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Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who purchased this PC monitor thought it was not heavy and bulky. Last year Canopus72 wrote on Amazon “Adjusting colours could tone down the heavy colour saturation to the right blend”. One customer said in their reviews that it was not heavy.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most PC screens of this spec and age do not have a built-in speaker. The 242G5DJEB is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price], or the Benq BL2411[plb_1541459_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago, the 242G5DJEB is not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Benq XL2411[plb_2130532_price]; or the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price], or the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most flatpanel monitors of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The 242G5DJEB is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The 242G5DJEB does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the 242G5DJEB also do not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The 242G5DJEB has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec. Across all the LCD screens that were released more than two years ago the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 242G5DJEB

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium monitor was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Average Width

With a width of 565 millimeters, the 242G5DJEB has a pretty average width compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of other 565mm wide flatpanel monitors currently available which you might also want to consider including the Philips 241P4[plb_1485096_price] which has better reviews; or the Benq BL2410[plb_1463501_price] which is cheaper.

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HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
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Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
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Viewable Width
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Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
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Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
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Display Brightness
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SmartResponse
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DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
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Coloured Feet
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Heavy Metal Free Design
Performance
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Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
Plug and Play
On/off Switch
On Screen Display Language
On Screen Menu Display
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Energy Star Certificate
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Power Consumption When Active
Maximum Resolution
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7 Awards

pcgameware.co.uk Bronze play3r.net Editor's Choice 01net.com 4 Star muycomputer.com 4.5 Star xfastest.com Fastest Media megaobzor.com/ Recommended gamestar.de Gold

Expert Reviews

(19)
15 September 2014

You have plenty of options to choose from if you're looking to purchase a gaming monitor. Without a doubt the best option of the 120/144 Hz Full HD models is the Eizo FG2421, which does not only...

21 July 2014

The Philips 242G5DJEB 24? 144Hz Gaming monitor was simple to set up and position, thanks to that fantastic stand. The excitement of having a super fast 144Hz refresh rate was short lived when (to...

Pcgameware.co.uk

21 July 2014

Gaming Monitor Roundup 2014 Introduction If you're considering getting a proper display to get your gaming on, you're probably looking at response time above all else. There's certainly good... Read more…

11 May 2014

This 144Hz gaming monitor has lots of ports, but its image quality could be better...

2 December 2013

The Philips Brilliance 242G5DJEB is a perfectly suitable display for gamers. The response time is fast enough for action-packed games like FPS, and the good choice of connections, USB hub, remote...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 23 July 2015 by Canopus72 "canopus72"
(Verified Purchase)

I have been looking around for a worthy replacement monitor for my 144Hz BenqXL2411T as it's warranty expired 6 months ago. I was hoping to get a Freesync 4K monitor but there are very few models... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2014 by U. Ekerette
(Verified Purchase)

Max feeling first of all. This monitor is beautiful. My first 144hz monitor for my first gaming pc. This monitor is great over all, I like the little control for changing setting quickly but its... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £29.77
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £32.81
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.16 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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