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Philips 203V5 PC Monitor

19.5" 10000000:1 LED 465mm Jul 2013
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Width Release Date
Enjoy vivid LED pictures on this Philips display. Equipped with SmartControl lite, it 's a great choice! More
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13 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

Based on 9 user reviews this small monitor has an average user rating of 82 out of 100.

Reasonably 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.

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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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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Good Support

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Philips 203V5 on Amazon “Firstly there were difficulties in accessing the full guide from the CD provided as these were out of date” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 20 out of 100.

Price Drop of £8.49

The 203V5 has dropped in price by £8.49 in the last 48 days.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many small monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Philips LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 463 user and expert reviews, Philips has good reviews for its PC screens. Philips also has good reviews specifically for its small monitors.

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1600 X 900 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the Philips 203V5 is 1600 x 900. That's 13% more resolution than a 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all small monitors that are a similar age to the 203V5 ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) (best).

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

Small monitors that came out around the same time as the 203V5 have viewable size, horizontals of between 230mm and 440mm, and the average viewable size, horizontal is 390mm. With a viewable size, horizontal of 433.9 millimeters, the Philips 203V5 has a quite big viewable size, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released one year ago.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

PC displays of this age and spec have display diagonal (metric)s of between 35cm and 50cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of 49.5 centimeters, the Philips 203V5 has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s amongst small monitors of this age.

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Very Low Power Consumption (active)

The power consumption (active)s of PC monitors of this age and spec range from 14W to 16W, and the average power consumption (active) is 15W. At only 14.52 Watts, the Philips 203V5 has a fairly low power consumption (active) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 203V5.

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Light

The Philips 203V5 is fairly light (only 2 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age. The weights of small monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 203V5 range from 800g to 5.8kg.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 203V5 do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Philips 203V5 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

Other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Asus VB198T[plb_3318791_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other PC displays of this type and age, the Philips 203V5 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 203V5 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Philips 203V5 does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than a year is 50° and the widest is 180°. When compared to other PC displays that are a comparable age to the 203V5, the viewing angle, vertical of the Philips 203V5 of only 50 degrees is one of the narrowest.

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Quite Small Viewable Size, Vertical

The average viewable size, vertical of similar spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the 203V5 is 270mm, and the viewable size, verticals range from 170mm to 440mm. With a viewable size, vertical of only 236.3 millimeters, the Philips 203V5 has a fairly small viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the 203V5.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At only 90 degrees, the Philips 203V5 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other small monitors that were released more than a year ago. Across all the small monitors that are a similar age to the 203V5 the viewing angle, horizontals range from 65° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 150°.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Philips 203V5 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst small monitors of this age. The display brightnesss of small monitors that have been around for more than a year range from 200 cd/m² to 350 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m².

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Very Short Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

The shortest mean time between failures (MTBF) of flatpanel monitors of this age and type is 30h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average mean time between failures (MTBF) is 23,000h. The Philips 203V5 has one of the shorter mean time between failures (MTBF)s (only 30 hours) amongst small monitors of this age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (off)

At 0.5 Watts, the Philips 203V5 has a fairly high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 203V5. Across all the comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the 203V5 the power consumption (off)s range from 0.005W to 1W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 203V5

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 203V5 is £27, which is typical compared to the other 55 small monitors that were released more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this PC screen was released.

Specification

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Sync-On-Green (SOG)
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Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
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Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
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Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
VESA Mounting Interfaces
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Plug and Play
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User Reviews

(9)
(Verified Purchase)

Screen does not tilt far enough back, I have to wedge up the front of the support foot with a piece of wood to get the viewing angle right for me. The screen aspect is a bit wide but had I time to... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2016 by Mr Paul Groves
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant monitor. Up and running in minutes. Great value.

Reviewed 2 June 2016 by Sameerul
(Verified Purchase)

Probably the cheapest 19.5 Monitor . Although it just has VGA . but its Good!

Reviewed 28 May 2016 by Ron McLean
(Verified Purchase)

Classic design. Clear sharp picture.

(Verified Purchase)

Firstly there were difficulties in accessing the full guide from the CD provided as these were out of date and a note in the instructions advised that they had to be downloaded from their website.... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Biggest problem is it only tilts 10 degrees. means I have to prop the front up in order to see it easily at head height on a desk. Surely 20 degrees of tilt would be better. Paul...

Reviewed 26 March 2016 by Mr. S. J. Lock
(Verified Purchase)

Great product , works well.

Reviewed 22 October 2015 by Mike Robert
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely Desk top Monitor, Nice size and good picture, plenty of adjustments can be made to suit your preferences, Also good back up services from philips; (Well worthy for The Price)::...

Reviewed 5 August 2015 by Tony Hardisty
(Verified Purchase)

The monitor is fine - does what it says on the box... One point. The monitor came with a euro-plug power cable, not a UK-plug power cable. I still had the cable from the previous monitor, so in... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £45.35
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £47.91
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 203V5uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 203v5lhsb2, 203v5lsb26, 203v5lsb236, 203v5lsb262, 203v5lsb2610, 203v5lsb2662, 203v5lsb2693, 203v5lhsb257, 203v5lsb2675, 203v5lsb2694, 203v5lsb23694, philips 203v5, philips 203v5l, 203v5lsb2610nl, philips p167658, philips p167658p, philips 98xyzs00, philips 98xyza00, philips 203v5lsb26, philips 203v5lsb2610, philips 203v5lsb2600, asrockasusantecarcticb 100x100, asrockasusantecarcticb 203v5lsb26
Barcodes 00712581688387, 05054484451778, 05054533451773, 05054629818237, 06951613903490, 08712581688332, 08712581688387, 08712581688394, 08712581688455, 08712581688462, 08712581725068, 08712581725075, 08712581731199

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