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Philips 203V5

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Philips 203V5

£64.98
Philips 203V5
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A very highly rated and low cost 19.5" flatpanel monitor, with very low running costs but only average features
19.5" 1600 X 900 Pixels 10000000:1 No May 2015
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Philips 203V5LSB26/10 19.5" LED VGA Black Monitor
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Philips 203V5LSB26/00 19.5 inch 1600 x 900 VGA LED Monitor
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Philips V-line 203V5LSB26 49.5 cm (19.5") LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - 5 ms
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Philips 203V5 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Philips 203V5 number 15 in small monitors and number 618 across all PC monitors.
90
Reviews
9 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
58
Features
Average Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£40 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 82%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This Philips PC monitor has running costs of £40 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and it is a good size.
The 203V5 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Only 1600 x 900 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

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Philips 203V5 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

Users have rated this PC screen on average 82%. Over 77% of reviewers gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Several customers who purchased it considered that it was good value for money. In December last year Mike Robert wrote on Amazon “Good picture, plenty of adjustments can be made to suit your preferences, Also good back up services from philips; (Well worthy for The Price” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Mr Paul Groves wrote on Amazon “Great value” in his Philips 203V5 review.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

One Philips 203V5 owner said that it performed as expected. Tony Hardisty wrote in his review of the Philips 203V5 “The monitor is fine - does what it says on the box”.

One Philips 203V5 owner said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use. Tony Hardisty said on Amazon in December last year “I still had the cable from the previous monitor, so in practical terms not a real issue for me.” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Users Report That it is a Good Size

One customer who purchased the Philips 203V5 considered that it was a good height. In December this year Branwen wrote “Means I have to prop the front up in order to see it easily at head height on a desk” however they gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

One Philips 203V5 owner who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good size.

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Users Report Great Technical Guidance

One Philips 203V5 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Ld said in their review of the Philips 203V5 on Amazon “Firstly there were difficulties in accessing the full guide from the CD provided as these were out of date” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 20 out of 100.

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

Based on 1,108 expert and owner reviews (including 95 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its PC monitors. 88% of those that bought a Philips PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £64.98 it is in the cheapest 1% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the 203V5 is £40 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since January 2015.

Features

Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The Philips 203V5 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Philips 203V5 of only 19.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 87% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The Philips 203V5's response time of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 41% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the Philips 203V5 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Philips 203V5's horizontal viewing angle of only 90° is in the narrowest 4% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the LCD screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Philips 203V5 of only 65° is narrower than 97% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Philips 203V5's contrast ratio (typical) of only 600 is lower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is lower than 95% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips monitor 203v5lsb2610, philips 203v5lsb2610, 203v5lsb23694, 203v5lhsb257, 203v5lsb262, 203v5lsb210

Barcodes:

00712581688387, 05054484451778, 05054533451773, 05054629325001, 05054629818237, 06951613903490, 07426042655627, 08712581688332, 08712581688387, 08712581688394, 08712581688455, 08712581688462, 08712581725068, 08712581725075, 08712581731199

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