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Philips 272S4

Philips 272S4 PC Monitor

27" 20000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
These latest Philips screens deliver Crystalclear, Quad HD 2560x1440 or 2560x1080 pixel images. Utilizing high performance panels with high density pixel count, 178/178 wide viewing angles,... More
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12 Reasons For

Nice Design

Some people concluded that the product was good looking. In July last year Expertreviews.co.uk said on Expert Reviews “Lightly textured rear panel make this a stylish monitor from both the front”. Expertreviews.co.uk also said “Stylish with some useful features.”.

Good Technical Features

One Philips 272S4 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it had good features. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk said in July last year “Stylish with some useful features.” nonetheless only scored it 3 stars.

Philips Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

We checked 814 user and expert reviews for Philips PC screens and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including the iiyama XB2780HSU[plb_1370714_price], the LG 29UB55[plb_2505527_price], or the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Philips 272S4 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 272S4 do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the Benq BL3200[plb_2590821_price], the Philips 271P4QPJ[plb_1445410_price], and the Samsung S27D590[plb_2243830_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Long Mean Time Between Failures

The mean time between failures of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 272S4 range from 30h to 70,000h, and the average mean time between failures is 33,000h. When compared to other PC displays of this age and type, the Philips 272S4's mean time between failures of 70,000 hours is one of the longest.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the Philips 272S4 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the 272S4. The display brightness of comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 272S4 range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the 272S4 range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. At 68.6 centimeters, the Philips 272S4 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The Philips 272S4 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all flatpanel monitors of this age and spec the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The smallest viewable width of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 272S4 is 1mm, the biggest is 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm. The Philips 272S4 has one of the bigger viewable widths (596.7 millimeters) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Viewable Height

The viewable heights of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 272S4 range from 28mm to 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. The Philips 272S4 has one of the bigger viewable heights (335.7 millimeters) amongst PC displays of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One person who purchased it considered that it was not cheap. Expertreviews.co.uk gave the Philips 272S4 a score of 3 stars and said on expert website Expert Reviews “The 272S4LPJCB is just too expensive for a TN monitor”.

Very High Running Costs

This PC monitor is rated C for energy efficiency. The 272S4 is one of the least economic to run comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 272S4 will cost £90 over 5 years to run.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago, the Philips 272S4 is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Asus VG278[plb_1410103_price]; or the Samsung LS23A700DS[plb_1458097_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 272S4 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the 272S4 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the HP EliteDisplay S231[plb_2198924_price]; or the AOC I2472[plb_2126699_price], or the Philips 272P4[plb_1489468_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Philips 272S4 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the 272S4 also do not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader including the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Few Recyclable Material Percentage

The recyclable material percentages of LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 272S4 range from 25% to 100%. At only 25 percent, the Philips 272S4 has a fairly few recyclable material percentage compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 272S4.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the LCD screens of this type and age the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°. The Philips 272S4 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Active

The lowest power consumption when active of PC screens of this age and spec is 9W, the highest is 63W, and the average power consumption when active is 22W. At 28.97 Watts, the Philips 272S4 has a fairly high power consumption when active compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the 272S4.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 76 kilowatt hours, the Philips 272S4 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age. The annual energy consumptions of PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the 272S4 range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 250kWh.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

The Philips 272S4 has one of the higher power consumptions when in PowerSave mode (21 Watts) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The average power consumption when in PowerSave mode of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 272S4 is 6.1W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips 272S4

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market for over two years.

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Electricity cost when switched on £46.42
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £49.46
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 272S4uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code 272s4, code 272s4l, code 272s4lp, philips 272s4, code 272s4lpj, code 272s4lpjc, philips 272s4l, philips p215602, code 272s4lpjcb, philips 350cdm2, philips 272s4lp, philips 100x100, philips byq5zs00, philips p215602p, philips byq5za00, philips 272s4lpj, philips 272s4lpjc, philips 2560x1440, philips 272s4lpjcb, philips 272s4lpjcb00, philips phi272s4lpjcb, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4l, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4lp, asrockasusantecarcticb 350cdm2, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4lpj, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4lpjc, asrockasusantecarcticb 2560x1440, philips 272s4lpjcb00272s4lpjcb00, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4lpjcb
Barcodes 00609585244337, 08712581729035, 08712581729042

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