Philips 221B3LPCB02
Philips 221B3LPC
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Philips 221B3LPCB02

A very economical to run 1920 x 1080 PC monitor, but with poor features and a price that represents adequate value for money
21.5" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 20000000:1 LED Mar 2011
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Philips 221B3LPC Review

With low running costs but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Philips 221B3LPC number 975 across all PC monitors.
Missing Some Features
6 Years Old
£47 Over 8 Years
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Why Has it Scored 41?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of only £47 over 8 years, which puts it in the cheapest 13% of all 2,772 PC displays that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:

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Philips 221B3LPC In-Depth Analysis


Philips Has Very Good LCD Screen Reviews

We checked 876 user and expert reviews (including 70 verified purchases) for Philips PC screens and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Philips LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £69.99 it is cheaper than 95% of flatpanel monitors.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Philips 221B3LPC has a built-in USB hub. 84% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an ECO Mode

The 221B3LPC has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 94% of LCD screens do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Headphone Out

The 221B3LPC has a headphone out, which is unusual. 90% of PC screens do not have a headphone out.

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Has an Audio Output

The 221B3LPC has an audio output, which is unusual. 88% of LCD screens do not have an audio output.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 221B3LPC has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Six Years Ago

Philips released the 221B3LPC in March 2011.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The 221B3LPC has an average running cost of only £47 over 8 years based on fine usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 13% of all 2,772 PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 221b3lpcb02, philips 221b3lpcs, 221b3lpcb75, 221b3lpcs02
Barcodes 00609585201460, 00712581646554, 00712581646561, 04053162660373, 04053162660380, 04054842123416, 05052916549390, 05054484483731, 05054629346488, 06951613900086, 08712581575632, 08712581575649, 08712581575663, 08712581646554, 08712581646561

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