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Philips 221S6
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Philips 221S6 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Oct 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £45.02 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Very low running costs
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Very Low Running Costs

The average 8 year running cost of the 221S6 is only £46 based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 6% of all 1,092 PC monitors of this spec and age.


Good Expert Reviews

LCD screen expert review website scored this PC display 88 out of 100. This puts this flatpanel monitor in the top 13% of all the medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years when ranked by average expert review score.

Good Brand

Based on 581 expert and user reviews (including 40 verified purchases), Philips has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. Philips also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 85% of those that bought a Philips PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in October 2014.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 221S6 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the RL2455 (£129.99), or the EW2440 (£124.98) both from Benq which and both of have better reviews.

Other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider include the Benq GW2450HM.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Philips 221S6 has a sync-on-green (SOG). Most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to this PC display also have a sync-on-green (SOG).

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Philips 221S6 has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other PC screens of this age and type.

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Has an HDCP

The Philips 221S6 has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this PC display.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Out

The Philips 221S6 has a headphone out. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC display also have a headphone out.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Philips 221S6 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asrockasusantecarcticb 221s6lcb, philips 221s6qumb00ob, philips 221s6qymb215, philips 221s6qymb00, philips p229051p, philips 221s6qmb, philips byq0zs00, philips byq0za00, philips 221s6sb, home 221s6lcb00
Barcodes 04053162864108, 04053162930087, 04058154107850, 08712581724627, 08712581724672, 08712581725372, 08712581731014

Philips 221S6 Review Sources

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