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Philips 196V3LSB
Philips 196V3LSB

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Philips 196V3LSB PC Monitor

18.5" 1366 X 768 10000000:1 LED Feb 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £36.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
Philips PC monitors have good reviews
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Running Costs Are Very Low

The 196V3LSB is one of the most economic to run small monitors that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 196V3LSB will cost only £18 over 8 years to run.


Released Over Five Years Ago

It was April 2012 when Philips released the 196V3LSB.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 196V3LSB does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC monitor also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Philips PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 581 user and expert reviews, Philips has good ratings for its LCD screens. Philips also has good ratings specifically within its small monitors range.


Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The 196V3LSB has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other PC displays that were released around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The 196V3LSB has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to this LCD screen also have a separate H/V sync.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor range from 40° to 180°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Philips 196V3LSB of only 50 degrees is one of the narrowest amongst PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has an HDCP

The Philips 196V3LSB has an HDCP. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to this PC display also have an HDCP.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 90 degrees, the Philips 196V3LSB has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. PC displays of this age and spec have viewing angles, horizontal of between 40° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 150°.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Philips 196V3LSB has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 20% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The 196V3LSB has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other small monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 196v3lsb00, 196v3lsb25-01, 196v3lsb2594, 196v3lsb2593, 196v3lsb2555, 196v3lsb2569, 196v3lsb2597, 196v3lsb2562, 196v3lsb2510, 196v3lsb594, 196v3lsb510, 196v3lsb278, 196v3lsb593, 196v3lsb569, 196v3lsb562, 196v3lsb257, 196v3lsb501, 196v3lsb555, 196v3lsb597, 196v3lsb57, 196v3lsb01
Barcodes 06951613900567, 06951613901502, 06951613901953, 08712581601348, 08712581617127, 08712581634025, 08712581634032, 08712581634049, 08712581634056, 08712581634087, 08712581634094, 08712581644628, 08712581645977, 08712581645984, 08712581645991, 08712581646004, 08712581646035, 08712581646042, 08712581646059, 08712581646196, 08712581646202

Philips 196V3LSB Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 196V3LSB review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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