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Philips 201E1SB PC Monitor

20" 1600 X 900 25000:1 LCD Aug 2009
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £65.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips PC screens have good reviews
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1600 x 900 pixels display resolution

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Running Costs Are OK

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the 201E1SB is £66, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 PC monitors of a comparable age and type.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 201E1SB does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC display.

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Released Over Seven Years Ago

Philips released the 201E1SB in August 2009.


Philips PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 581 owner and expert reviews (including 40 verified purchases), Philips has good reviews for its PC monitors. Philips also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 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 201E1SB has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all LCD screens of this age and spec the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The 201E1SB has a sync-on-green (SOG). Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC monitor also have a sync-on-green (SOG).

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The 201E1SB has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The 201E1SB has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 201e1sb, 201e1sb05
Barcodes 08712581487768

Philips 201E1SB Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 201E1SB 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 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 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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