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Philips 227E4 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jan 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £53.84 Electricity cost over 5 years
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Reasonably Priced

Six customers agreed that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon two years ago “A fine monitor at a reasonable price” in their review. David Cleary scored the Philips 227E4 99 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “Best Monitor for this cost, perfect color ratio, deep black color shows perfectly”. David Cleary also said “I shopped around for a low cost monitor with perfect specs”.

Several Philips 227E4 owners who purchased it wrote that it was a bargain for the price. David Cleary mentioned in his review of the Philips 227E4 “I don't exaggerated when I shopped for days for a perfect monitor that's also very cheap, I recommend this monitor for any gamer, especially MMO gamers”. Liam Smith scored it 99 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “I upgraded from a cheap monitor that cost me twenty pound”.

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Good Product Quality

Several Philips 227E4 owners who purchased the product concluded that it was good quality. Ciaran Smith gave this PC monitors a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this PC monitors “Absolute great quality very efficient for gamers especially those who like”. David Brown mentioned in his review of this PC monitors “As other reviewers have said this is an excellent piece of kit - crisp display, attractive appearance, good build quality - at a surprisingly low price” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. In August last year M. Mcfaul wrote in their review of this PC monitors “Great quality screen, poor controls” although only rated the Philips 227E4 3 stars.

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this PC display is A. The average running cost of the 227E4 is only £36 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago.

Nice Design

A number of Philips 227E4 owners wrote that this PC monitors was smooth. Liam Smith mentioned in their review of the Philips 227E4 on Amazon “The picture quality never changes its always crisp and stays smooth”. M. Mcfaul wrote in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Back are not raised, they are just icons on the smooth surface” but only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitors said that it was a good design. Liam Smith mentioned on Amazon last year “A monitor like this would be perfect for dual screens as the slim design means that its nice” and rated it 99 out of 100.

One person who reviewed this PC monitors mentioned that it was good looking. David Brown said in his review of the Philips 227E4 on Amazon “As other reviewers have said this is an excellent piece of kit - crisp display, attractive appearance, good build quality - at a surprisingly low price”.

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Robust

A number of people thought it was well made. Last year David Brown rated it 4 stars and he said “As other reviewers have said this is an excellent piece of kit - crisp display, attractive appearance, good build quality - at a surprisingly low price”. Liam Smith mentioned on Amazon also last year “This monitor also has built in speakers, these speakers are also absolutely amazing, i usually use my Turtle Beach's (X22's” in their review of the Philips 227E4.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was thin. Liam Smith said in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon “A monitor like this would be perfect for dual screens as the slim design means that its nice”.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed it considered that it had a touch sensitive screen. David Brown said in his review “They are simple touch sensitive area on the lower bezzle with absolutely no tactile feedback at all”.

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitors “The main thing is the picture quality”.

Poor Connectivity

One person wrote that the product was not good in terms of HDMI connections. M. Mcfaul wrote on Amazon “I had an issue with the signal from the HDMI being lost intermittently” in their review.

Philips Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Philips flatpanel monitors and also specifically for Philips medium monitors and found that in both cases Philips had good ratings.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 227E4 over two years ago.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

Other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the VS239 (£68.01), or the PB238 (£169.77) both from Asus or the iiyama XU2390HS (£129.99).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Philips 227E4 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the 227E4 do not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Viewsonic VG2439M (£171.42), the Philips 275C5, or the LG 23MB35 (£136.77) which has better reviews.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 227E4 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC displays that were launched around the same time as the 227E4 are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Acer XB240H Abpr, or the AOC i2367Fm.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 227E4 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the 227E4 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to consider including the Asus VK228H (£117.07) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Philips 227E4 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the 227E4 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The average viewable height of similar spec PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the 227E4 is 310mm. At only 268.1 millimeters, the Philips 227E4 has a quite small viewable height compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the 227E4.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of this type and age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the 227E4 is 28cm and the biggest is 770cm. The Philips 227E4 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 54.6 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

The viewable widths of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 227E4 range from 1mm to 880mm. The Philips 227E4 has a quite small viewable width (only 476.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 227E4.

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Only 476.6 X 268.1mm Effective Viewing Area

The biggest effective viewing area of the Philips 227E4 is 476.6 x 268.1mm. That's 12% less effective viewing area than a 509.18 x 286.41mm PC monitor, which is the most common effective viewing area.

This flatpanel monitor's effective viewing area (476.6 x 268.1mm) is in fact the worst effective viewing area across all flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

A 597.6 x 336.15mm effective viewing area is the best effective viewing area amongst comparable types of flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Active

With a power consumption when active of only 17.2 Watts, the Philips 227E4 has a fairly low power consumption when active compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for more than two years. The lowest power consumption when active of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 227E4 is 9W and the highest is 63W.

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Narrow

The Philips 227E4 is quite narrow (only 510 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age. The narrowest medium monitor that has been around for around the same time as the 227E4 is 52mm wide, the widest is 6,500mm, and the average width is 580mm.

We compared this PC display to all the other 510mm wide LCD screens and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung S22C300H is also worth considering.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might want to consider the iiyama B2280HS (£122.27) (509.5mm) which is also cheaper.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Philips 227E4 is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Short

Across all the PC monitors of this type and age the heights range from 41mm to 4,800mm. At only 314 millimeters, the Philips 227E4 is quite short compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 227E4.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 28 kilowatt hours, the Philips 227E4 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. The lowest annual energy consumption of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 227E4 is 0.02kWh, the highest is 29,000kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 250kWh.

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Shallow

The Philips 227E4 is fairly shallow (only 37 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the 227E4. Across all the similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago the depths range from 12mm to 560mm, and the average depth is 110mm.

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Light

Across all the LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 227E4 the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of only 1.8 kilograms, the Philips 227E4 is very light compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the 227E4.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 227e4lhab00, philips 227e4lhsb, 227e4lhab05
Barcodes 05052182525074, 08712581647520, 08712581719623

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