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11 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The writer at Hardware.info said that this flatpanel monitor was good and gave it their "Bronze" award.
Running Costs Are Very Low
This Philips PC monitor is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 247E6 has an average 5 year running cost of only £31 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run PC monitors that have been around for more than two years.
Philips Has Good PC Display Reviews
Philips medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC screens Philips is one of the superior manufacturers.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price], the AOC I2473[plb_2254441_price], or the LG 24MP56[plb_2195715_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Philips 247E6 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to the 247E6 do not have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the LG 24MB35[plb_2172643_price], the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price], or the Acer B226[plb_1538972_price] which has better reviews.
Quite Low Power Consumption When Off
The average power consumption when off of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 247E6 is 0.57W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 45W. The Philips 247E6 has a quite low power consumption when off (only 0.3 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
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1080p Video Mode
This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on comparable spec PC monitors that came out more than two years ago.
Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power
PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the 247E6 have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 49W. At 6 Watts, the Philips 247E6 has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on PC displays of a comparable type and age to it.
With a weight of only 3.3 kilograms, the Philips 247E6 is one of the lighter medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 247E6 amongst PC screens of this age. The lightest medium monitor that has been around for more than two years is 3g weight, the heaviest is 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.
At only 43 millimeters, the Philips 247E6 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. Across all the PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the 247E6 the depths range from 12mm to 560mm, and the average depth is 110mm.
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 247E6, the Philips 247E6 is not 3D compatible.
If you want a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the XB240H[pl_2719156_price], or the GN246HL[pl_2263973_price] both from Acer or the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 247E6 do not have a built-in camera. The Philips 247E6 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the Lenovo LT2323[plb_2402544_price], or the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 247E6 do not have an integrated card reader. The Philips 247E6 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
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Quite Short Mean Time Between Failures
The Philips 247E6 has a fairly short mean time between failures (only 30,000 hours) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec. The average mean time between failures of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 247E6 is 33,000h.
3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 247E6
Released Over Two Years Ago
Philips released the 247E6 over two 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 PC monitors of this age and spec.
At 561 millimeters, the Philips 247E6 has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 247E6.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 561mm wide flatpanel monitors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Hanns.G HS241[plb_2315338_price].
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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 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83
Viewable Size Diagonal
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83
0.2715 x 0.2715
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
LCD, TFT, LCD/TFT
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
PC Audio in
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Heavy Metal Free Design
Hg (mercury), Pb (lead)
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Mean Time Between Failures
Thin Client Installed
-5 - 20
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
On Screen Menu Display
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
100 - 240, 24
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
Relative Humidity Range
20 - 80
0 - 3658
0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40
Energy Star Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
23.5 x 19.3 x 3.9
Power Consumption When Active
Effective Viewing Area
598 x 490 x 100
Dimensions With Stand
561 x 429 x 212
BSMI, CE Mark, cETLus, FCC Class B, GOST, PSB, SASO, SEMKO, TCO 6.0, TUV/ISO9241-307, WEEE, CU-EAC, KUCAS, SGS Cert. - blue light cut-off
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