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8 Reasons For
Good Expert Reviews
This LCD screen received a rating of 88% from expert review website winmagpro.nl. Experts think this PC monitor is one of the better PC monitors of a similar type and age.
Very Low Running Costs
The 221S6 is in the cheapest 6% of all 993 PC displays of this age and type that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 221S6 will cost only £30 over 5 years to run.
This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many PC monitors of this type and age.
We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays that have an LED Display and we think cheaper PC displays such as the Acer G246H[plb_1403578_price], and the Benq VW2430[plb_2706025_price] is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Philips 221S6 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Benq BL2201[plb_2333127_price], the AOC I2369[plb_2035475_price], or the Acer S241HL[plb_1554522_price].
Philips Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens
Philips medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC displays Philips is one of the superior brands.
Very Low Power Consumption (off)
With a power consumption (off) of only 0.2 Watts, the Philips 221S6 has one of the lower power consumption (off)s amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The lowest power consumption (off) of PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years is 0.005W and the highest is 21W.
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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
The lightest medium monitor that is a similar age to the 221S6 is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg. At only 3.1 kilograms, the Philips 221S6 is quite light compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for more than two years.
10 Reasons Against
Like most of the other PC displays that were released around the same time as the 221S6, the Philips 221S6 is not 3D.
If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D then you might want to consider the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most flatpanel monitors of this spec and age do not have a built-in camera. The Philips 221S6 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Philips 221S6 does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the 221S6 also do not have a card reader integrated.
Quite Few Recyclable Material
Across all the PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 221S6 the recyclable materials range from 25% to 100%. The Philips 221S6 has one of the less recyclable materials (only 25 percent) amongst medium monitors of this age.
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Quite Small Viewable Size, Vertical
The average viewable size, vertical of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 221S6 is 320mm. The Philips 221S6 has a quite small viewable size, vertical (only 267.79 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 221S6.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago.
Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)
Across all the PC monitors of this type and age the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm. At only 54.6 centimeters, the Philips 221S6 has a quite small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 221S6.
Quite Small Viewable Size, Horizontal
The Philips 221S6 has one of the smaller viewable size, horizontals (only 476.06 millimeters) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age. The average viewable size, horizontal of PC displays of this type and age is 520mm.
Quite High Power Consumption (PowerSave)
At 13.4 Watts, the Philips 221S6 has a fairly high power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. The lowest power consumption (PowerSave) of PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 0.14W and the highest is 80W.
Quite Slow Response Time
Similar spec LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to the 221S6 have response times of between 1ms and 69ms. When compared to other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the 221S6 that we have checked, the response time of the Philips 221S6 of 14 milliseconds is one of the slowest.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This PC screen was released over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to it.
1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83
0.248 x 0.248
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
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PC Audio in
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TV Tuner Integrated
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Thin Client Installed
0 - 90
-5 - 20
Swivel Angle Range
-75 - 75
VESA Mounting Interfaces
-75 - 75
Plug and Play
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, TUR, UKR
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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