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Philips 221S6

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Philips 221S6

£123.43
Philips 221S6
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A very economical to run and very cheap 21.5" PC monitor, with exceptional expert reviews and good features
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20000000:1 No Oct 2014
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Primo IT
£123.43
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Communications Solutions
£127.70
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Techdna
£127.78
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CCL Computers
Philips 221S6LCB 22inch LED Monitor - Full HD 1080p, 5ms Response, DVI (Brand new, unopened) - on
£128.62
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Gameseek
Philips 221s6lcb 22Inch Professional Monitor
£140.23
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eBay
Philips 221S6LCB 22inch LED Monitor - Full HD 1080p, 5ms Response, DVI (Brand new, unopened)
£140.86
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Philips 221S6QYMB 21.5" 1920x1080 14ms VGA/DVI/DP AH-IPS LED Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
£173.94
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Philips 221S6QYMB 21.5-Inch LED Backlight LCD Monitor (1000:1, 250 cd/m,... (Brand new, unopened)
£204.57
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Laptops Direct
Philips 22 221S6QYMB Full HD Monitors
£144.97
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Philips 22 221S6QYMB Full HD Monitors
£144.97
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Tekshop247
£145.16
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PC World Business
Philips S-line 221S6QYMB - LED monitor - Full HD (1080p) - 22"
£146.98
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Ebuyer
221S6QYMB/21.5 16:9 1920x1080 IPS 5ms
£146.99
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Ebuyer
221S6LCB/00 22 16:9 TN 1920x1080
£159.99
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Work It
£149.65
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GameSeek MegaStore
PHILIPS 221S6LCB 22INCH PROFESSIONAL MONITOR | FREE DELIVERY BRAND NEW (Brand new, unopened) - on
£154.25
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GameSeek MegaStore
PHILIPS 221S6QYMB 21.5-INCH LED BACKLIGHT LCD MONITOR | FREE DELIVERY NEW (Brand new, unopened) - on
£182.85
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Debenhams Plus
Philips 22 221S6QYMB Full HD Monitors
£155.00
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Philips 221S6QYMB 21.5-Inch LED Backlight LCD Monitor (1000:1, 250 Cd/m, 1920 X (Brand new, unopened) - on
£202.96
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Philips 221S6 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Philips 221S6 number 485 in medium monitors and number 487 across all PC monitors.
83
Reviews
1 Review
92
Value for Money
Excellent
76
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£45 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 88%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
It has running costs of £45 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 PC displays.
This Philips PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Essential features, efficient performance
Philips ergonomic AH-IPS LED display using 25% recycled materials and PVC, bfr-free housing is ideal for eco-friendly producti
Great performance
Designed for people
Easy to experience
Sustainable eco-design
Smaller than average display diagonal

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 79% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Philips 221S6 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor received an expert rating of 88% from winmagpro.nl. This means that experts think this PC screen is one of the better flatpanel monitors.

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Philips Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

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

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £123.43 it is cheaper than 74% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £26 (21%)

There was a cheaper price of £97.17 on Amazon UK 52 days ago.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Philips 221S6 and the United Kingdom price of £123.43 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $256.52 (£355.77).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 221S6 is £45, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since October 2014.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Philips 221S6 of only 21.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the smallest 19% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Philips 221S6 of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 73% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 221S6 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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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Philips 221S6 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 82% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Philips 221S6 of 178° is in the widest 28% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Philips 221S6 of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 67% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Philips 221S6 has a headphone out, unlike 89% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

221s6qumb00, 221s6qymb00, 221s6qmb00, 221s6qsb00

Barcodes:

04053162864108, 04053162930087, 04058154107850, 08712581724627, 08712581724672, 08712581725372, 08712581731014

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