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Philips 19B4

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Philips 19B4

£140.96
Philips 19B4
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A very economical to run and cheap 19" PC monitor, with good features
19" 1280 X 1024 Pixels 20000000:1 No Aug 2013
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Philips 19B4 Review

With very low running costs and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Philips 19B4 number 186 in small monitors.
74
Value for Money
Good
64
Features
Good Features
62
Age
4 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£36 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of only £36 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 17% of all 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a headphone out
The philips powersensor LED display using 65% post consumer recycled plastics and PVC, BFR free housing is ideal for eco-friendly productivity
Sustainable eco-design
Excellent performance
Designed for people
Easy to experience
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution

Philips 19B4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Philips Has Very Good PC Display Reviews

We checked 1,108 expert and user reviews (including 95 verified purchases) for Philips LCD screens and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Philips LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 67% of PC monitors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £140.96 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 19B4 will cost only £36 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the cheaper to run PC screens.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC screen was released in August 2013.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Philips 19B4 of only 19" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 90% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The Philips 19B4 has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all PC displays is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Philips 19B4 of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 51% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Philips 19B4's horizontal viewing angle of 170° is pretty standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 63% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Philips 19B4's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than 65% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 19B4 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Philips 19B4 of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 69% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Philips 19B4 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Philips 19B4 has an ECO mode. 93% of PC monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

19b4lcs500 19b4lcs5, philips 19b4lcb500, philips 19b4lcs500, philips 1280x1024, philips 98x4za00, philips 98x4zs00, code 19b4lcb5, 19b4lcb527, 19b4lpcb69, 19b4lcb569, 19b4lpcb27

Barcodes:

00609585221758, 00609585235779, 04053162660106, 04053162660113, 05053959408163, 05053959408170, 05054484483748, 05054484535881, 05054533483743, 05054533535886, 05054629384282, 08712581626518, 08712581695552, 08712581695569, 08712581695576

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