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Philips 220S4

70

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Philips 220S4

£159.89
Philips 220S4
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A very economical to run and good value for money 22" PC screen, with good features
22" 1680 X 1050 Pixels 20000000:1 No Dec 2013
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Philips 220s4lcb (22 Inch) Lcd Monitor With Led Backlight 1680x1050 (black)
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220S4LYCB/00 22 1680x1050 60Hz
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Philips 220S4 Review

With low running costs and representing very good value for money, we have scored the Philips 220S4 as follows:
71
Value for Money
Good
66
Features
Good Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£41 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

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 screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £41 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
LED technology ensures natural colors
SmartErgoBase enables people-friendly ergonomic adjustments
Low bezel-to-table height for maximum reading comfort
SmartImage presets for easy optimized image settings
TrueVision ensures lab quality images
25% recycled material with EPEAT gold
Zero mercury content
SmartControl for easy performance tuning
Modern touch controls
PVC-BFR free housing
100% recyclable packaging
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1680 x 1050 pixels resolution

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Philips 220S4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Philips Has Very Good LCD Screen Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 58% of PC monitors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £159.89 it does not look like great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Up by £12 (7%)

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The 220S4 is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 220S4 will cost £41 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Philips PC screen was released in December 2013.

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 220S4 of only 22" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the smallest 30% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Philips 220S4 is 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The Philips 220S4's response time of 5ms is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 27% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 220S4 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Philips 220S4 of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 82% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Philips 220S4 of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 8% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Philips 220S4 of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 67% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips comcepbhvw6sv0, philips 220s4lycb00, philips 220s4lcb00, philips 1680x1050

Barcodes:

08712581641474, 08712581713836

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