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Philips 226V4LAB

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Philips 226V4LAB

£79.98
Philips 226V4LAB
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An affordable and very popular 21.5" PC monitor, with good features and low running costs
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 10000000:1 No Jul 2014
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Philips V-line 226V4LAB 21.5" LED LCD DVI Monitor
£79.98
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£88.19
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Philips V-line 226V4LAB 21.5" LED LCD DVI Monitor
£92.98
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Philips 21.5 LCD Monitor with LED Backlight
£94.06
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Philips 21.5 LCD Monitor with LED Backlight
£94.06
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Philips V-line 226V4LAB - LED monitor - Full HD (1080p) - 21.5"
£94.78
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Primo IT
£96.68
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Communications Solutions
£100.04
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Techdna
£100.09
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Philips 226V4LAB
£100.78
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LambdaTek
Philips 226V4LAB/00 - 226V4Lab 21.5 Inch Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
£110.59
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Kikatek Outlet
Philips 226V4LAB/00 (21.5 inch) LCD Monitor 1000_1 250 cd/m2 1920 x 1080 5ms VGA (Brand new, unopened) - on
£115.07
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Philips 226V4LAB 21.5" 1920x1080 5ms VGA/DVI LED Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
£118.29
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Philips 226V4LAB 21.5" Full HD LCD/TFT Gloss Black computer monitor (Brand new, unopened)
£119.58
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£118.99
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Philips 226V4LAB Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Philips 226V4LAB number 185 in best selling monitors, number 190 in medium monitors and number 192 across all PC monitors.
96
Reviews
7 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
71
Features
Good Features
65
Age
3 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£52 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has terrific user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This Philips PC monitor has running costs of £52 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 screens.
The 226V4LAB is one of the best selling PC screens currently on the market. View best selling PC screens January 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Vivid pictures every time
LED technology
Built-in stereo speakers
SmartControl lite
SmartContrast
16:9 full HD
Mercury free
Energy star 5.0
Smaller than average display diagonal
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle

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. There was a cheaper price of £78.99 at Ebuyer 23 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 58% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Philips 226V4LAB In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is marvellous based on 7 user reviews. Over 80% of reviewers gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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A Top Selling Flatpanel Monitor

According to sales data from Amazon, the 226V4LAB is one the most popular PC monitor currently available for sale.

Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Astoundingly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £79.98 it is in the cheapest 5% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £1 (1%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Philips 226V4LAB and the United Kingdom price of £79.98 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $165.58 (£229.64).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the 226V4LAB is £52 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since July 2014.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 226V4LAB of only 21.5" is in the smallest 24% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor 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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Average Response Time

The response time of the 226V4LAB of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 39% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 226V4LAB has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The 226V4LAB's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 13% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Philips 226V4LAB's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is in the narrowest 17% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Philips 226V4LAB of only 100 is very low compared to most other PC displays. It is in the lowest 1% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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