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Philips 248X3 PC Monitor

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23.6" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jan 2012
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14 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The editors of two expert review sites liked this Philips PC monitor. This PC display received a "Recommended" award from F1cd.ru and it received a "Performance Award" from Pcarena.pl.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 75% based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk and pcworld.it.

Very Low Running Costs

The 248X3 has an average 5 year running cost of only £29 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age.

Nice Design

Two Philips 248X3 owners wrote in their reviews that the Philips 248X3 was good looking. Four years ago expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk rated the Philips 248X3 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The Philips 248X3LFHSB/00 is a stylish, slimline and decidedly home-friendly 23.6in display”. Pcadvisor.co.uk also wrote “The Philips 248X3LFHSB/00 is a good-looking monitor rendered all the more interesting by its blue illuminated Lightframe bezel”.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good design.

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Reasonably Priced

One Philips 248X3 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk said in their Philips 248X3 review “It is a premium model aimed at those who value graceful design and are prepared to pay a little bit more for their metallic trim”.

Philips Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Philips PC screens and also specifically for Philips medium monitors and found that in both cases Philips had good ratings.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens of this spec and age have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Philips 248X3 which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 248X3 range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Philips 248X3 has one of the brighter display brightness amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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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 similar spec PC screens that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Active

With a power consumption when active of only 16.72 Watts, the Philips 248X3 has a quite low power consumption when active compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The average power consumption when active of LCD screens that were released more than two years ago is 22W, and the power consumptions when active range from 9W to 63W.

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Very Fast SmartResponse

At only 2 milliseconds, the Philips 248X3 has a quite fast smartResponse compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 248X3. The average smartResponse of flatpanel monitors of this age and type is 4.1ms.

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Quite Low Average Power Consumption

The Philips 248X3 has one of the lower average power consumptions (only 16.72 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average power consumptions of PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the 248X3 range from 0.5W to 63W.

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Very Shallow

With a depth of only 40 millimeters, the Philips 248X3 is one of the shallower flatpanel monitors of this age and type amongst PC displays of this age. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have depths of between 12mm and 560mm, and the average depth is 110mm.

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Quite Low Maximum Power Consumption

Comparable spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago have maximum power consumptions of between 5.4W and 250W. When compared to other comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the 248X3, the maximum power consumption of the Philips 248X3 of only 16.72 Watts is one of the lowest.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Philips 248X3 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the 248X3 also do not have a built-in speaker.

Alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the AOC Q2963PM[plb_1533334_price], the Philips 298X4QJAB[plb_1499794_price], or the Asus MK241[plb_2332619_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 248X3 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 248X3 are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 248X3 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the 248X3 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price], or the 231C5[pl_1599727_price] both from Philips or the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 248X3 do not have an integrated card reader. The Philips 248X3 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader which you might also want to consider including the U2413[pl_1565290_price], the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price] all from DELL.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

At only 160 degrees, the Philips 248X3 has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 248X3. Across all the similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 248X3 the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 248X3

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC screen was released over four years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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LCD Display Type

The Philips 248X3 has a better display type than most PC screens of a similar age and type to it. This PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.

If you would prefer a PC monitor with a better display type then you might want to look at the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price] (LED), or the iiyama GB2488HSU[plb_2185179_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Width

At 578 millimeters, the Philips 248X3 has a pretty average width compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for more than two years.

PC monitors with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the iiyama B2481HS[plb_1464484_price] (571.5mm), or the Benq GW2450HM[plb_1516157_price] (580mm).

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2 Awards

f1cd.ru Recommended pcarena.pl Performance Award

Expert Reviews

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30 May 2012

The Philips 248X3LFHSB/00 is a good-looking monitor rendered all the more interesting by its blue illuminated Lightframe bezel. Designed to reduce eye-fatigue and stress, we found this feature...

21 October 2012

Philips 248X3LFHSB to jeden z ciekawszych, 24 calowych monitorów w ofercie producenta. Skierowano go do ludzi m?odych, którzy lubi? sp?dza? du?o czasu przed ekranem swojego LCD. Jego najwi?kszym...

Pcarena.pl

4 September 2012

F1cd.ru

30 October 2012

Un monitor dal design raffinato ed elegante, reso ancora più interessante dalla sua cornice LightFrame...

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Electricity cost when switched on £26.79
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £28.62
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 248x3, philips 248x3l, philips 248x3lf, philips 248x3lfh, philips 1920x1080, philips 248x3lfhs, philips 248x3lfhsb, philips 248x3lfhsb00
Barcodes 06951613901533, 08712581601614, 08712581601645, 08712581601652

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