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Philips 226V4

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Philips 226V4

£96.68
Philips 226V4
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A good value for money and very economical to run 21.5" flatpanel monitor, with good features
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 10000000:1 No Nov 2012
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Primo IT
£96.68
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£98.37
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Philips 226V4LAB 21.5" LCD Monitor With LED Backlight (Black, 250 cd/sq m) (Brand new, unopened) - on
£111.79
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PHILIPS 226V4LAB V-LINE MONITOR 21.5" DEL FULL HD WIDESCREEN 16_9 TEMPO BY RAHA (Brand new, unopened) - on
£125.30
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Philips 226V4LAB/00 22-Inch LCD/LED Monitor - Black
£134.43
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Philips 226V4 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Philips 226V4 number 596 in best selling monitors.
86
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
58
Age
5 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£50 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
It has running costs of £50 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This Philips PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Easy display performance tuning with smartcontrol lite
SmartContrast for rich black details
16:9 full HD display for the best viewing experience
Mercury free eco-friendly display
Energy star for energy efficiency and low power consumption
LED technology for vivid colours
Powerful sound with 2 X 2 watts RMS speakers
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not have a built-in USB hub

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Philips 226V4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

The product has average features and is over 6 months old but at £96.68 it is cheaper than 88% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the 226V4 is £50 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This PC display was released in July 2012.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on LCD screens.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Philips 226V4 of only 21.5" is in the smallest 21% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Philips 226V4 of 5ms is fairly typical compared to most other PC screens. It is in the slowest 51% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 226V4 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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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Philips 226V4's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is fairly average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 41% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Philips 226V4 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 76% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC screens is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Philips 226V4's contrast ratio (typical) of 3,000 is higher than 91% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other PC monitors, the Philips 226V4 does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

226v4lab00 226v4lab00, phillips 226v4lab00, philips 226v4lsb210, philips 226v4lab00, 8712581653507, 226v4lsbva93, 226v4lsb00nl, 226v4lsb293, 226v4lsb57, 226v4lab69, 226v4lsw93, 226v4lsb93, 226v4lsb78, 226v4lsb01, 226v4lab01, 226v4lsb69, 226v4lsb94

Barcodes:

00712581653606, 02002582007000, 03609740149757, 05053959408361, 05054484191650, 05054629137550, 06951613902141, 06951613902622, 06951613903391, 06951613903438, 08712581653507, 08712581653514, 08712581653521, 08712581653576, 08712581653583, 08712581653590, 08712581653606, 08712581653613, 08712581653620, 08712581662509

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