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Philips 201BL2C
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Philips 201BL2C PC Monitor

20" 1600 X 900 20000000:1 LED May 2011
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £44.10 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1600 x 900 pixels display resolution

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Running Costs Are Very Low

The 201BL2C is in the cheapest 5% of all 1,092 PC monitors of this spec and age that we have looked at for 8 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 201BL2C is only £45.


Released Over Six Years Ago

Philips released the 201BL2C in May 2011.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 201BL2C has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays that have been available for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 581 expert and user reviews (including 40 verified purchases) for Philips PC displays and found that on average Philips has good reviews. We also found that Philips has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 85% of those that bought a Philips LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Philips 201BL2C is 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution. Across all medium monitors that have been available for more than two years the best display resolution is 3440 x 1440 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The 201BL2C has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Philips 201BL2C has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other PC screens of this age and type.

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Has an HDCP

The Philips 201BL2C has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor also have an HDCP.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The 201BL2C has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 201bl2cs00, philips 201bl2cb00, 201bl2cb75, 201bl2cs93, 201bl2cb01, 201bl2cb27, 201bl2cb93
Barcodes 00609585214620, 06951613900635, 06951613900659, 08712581603274, 08712581603298, 08712581641825

Philips 201BL2C Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 201BL2C 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.