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Philips 221S3

A classic and extremely economical to run 21.5" 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display
21.5" 1,920 Pixels 20,000,000 No Mar 2011
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Philips Brilliance S-line 221S3LSB 21.5 1920x1080 5ms VGA DVI-D LED Monitor
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Philips 221S3 Review

With very low running costs and very good reviews, we have scored the Philips 221S3 as follows for Summary.
75
4 Reviews
50
Average Features
24
6 Years Old
96
£25 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 74%. Benq PC monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This Philips PC monitor has running costs of only £25 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 2% of all 2,918 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
The 221S3 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in USB hub
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Philips 221S3 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including pcworld.pl, chip.com.tr and itproportal.com the average expert rating of this PC display is 71%.

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Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 883 owner and expert reviews (including 73 verified purchases) for Philips PC monitors and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Philips PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Philips 221S3 of 2,070,000 pixels is fairly standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the largest 47% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Philips 221S3 of 21.5" is fairly average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 27% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The Philips 221S3's response time of 5ms is fairly standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 62% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 221S3 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth keeping in mind that 52% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the Philips 221S3 of 176° is fairly standard compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 42% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the Philips 221S3 of 170° is relatively average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 39% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Philips 221S3 has a built-in USB hub, unlike 84% of PC displays which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Philips 221S3's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 45% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

The Philips 221S3's contrast ratio (dynamic) of 20,000,000 is fairly typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 59% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This Philips PC display has been on the market since February 2011.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The 221S3 has an average 5 year running cost of only £25 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 221s3lcb00, philips 221s3ucb27, philips 221s3lsb00, philips 1920x1080, philips 8lw5za00, philips 8lw5zs00, philips 250cdm2, 221s3ucb01, 221s3ucb93, 221s3lcb27, 221s3lcb93, 221s3lcb01, 221s3lcb69

Barcodes:

00609585213661, 00609585222342, 06951613900062, 06951613901472, 08712581575106, 08712581575212, 08712581599959, 08712581629427

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