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12 Reasons For
Running Costs Are Very Low
This LCD screen is rated A for energy efficiency. The 227E6 is in the cheapest 5% of all 993 PC monitors of this age and type that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 227E6 is only £28.
Easy to Use
One Philips 227E6 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a touch sensitive screen. Mr Baz gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “Located at the bottom right of the screen on the angled part of the case, these are touch sensitive”.
One Philips 227E6 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Mr Baz said in his review in October this year “If there is one area I am less keen on it would be the controls (nice they are touch sensitive”.
One Philips 227E6 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Mr Baz said in his review in October this year “Not raised/lowered in height) A nice monitor if you need a more affordable HDMI capable one”.
One Philips 227E6 owner who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was good in terms of HDMI connections.
One person who bought the Philips 227E6 considered that it was a good height.
Good Picture Quality
One person who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation. Mr Baz wrote on Amazon “Colours are slightly vivid at the default” in his Philips 227E6 review and scored the Philips 227E6 80 out of 100.
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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
On average Philips medium monitors have good ratings as do all LCD screens manufactured by Philips.
Quite Low Power Consumption (off)
The power consumption (off)s of PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the 227E6 range from 0.005W to 21W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.5W. The Philips 227E6 has one of the lower power consumption (off)s (only 0.3 Watts) amongst LCD screens of this age.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This LCD screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC monitors that have been around for more than two years.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The Philips 227E6 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 31 kilowatt hours) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age. The annual energy consumptions of similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 227E6 range from 25kWh to 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 50kWh.
At only 2.6 kilograms, the Philips 227E6 is quite light compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 227E6. Across all the similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 3g to 39kg.
10 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Philips 227E6 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 227E6 also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 227E6, the Philips 227E6 is not 3D.
LCD screens which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] or the Edge10 ES240d Slim[plb_1904863_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Philips 227E6 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 227E6 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Like most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago, the Philips 227E6 does not have a card reader integrated.
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Quite Small Viewable Size, Vertical
At only 268.1 millimeters, the Philips 227E6 has a quite small viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years. The smallest viewable size, vertical of comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the 227E6 is 100mm and the biggest is 630mm.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)
The average display diagonal (metric) of medium monitors that are a similar age to the 227E6 is 63cm, and the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of only 54.6 centimeters, the Philips 227E6 has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.
Quite Small Viewable Size, Horizontal
With a viewable size, horizontal of only 476.6 millimeters, the Philips 227E6 has one of the smaller viewable size, horizontals amongst PC displays of this age. PC monitors of this spec and age have viewable size, horizontals of between 1mm and 880mm, and the average viewable size, horizontal is 520mm.
Quite Short Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the mean time between failures (MTBF)s range from 30h to 70,000h. At only 30,000 hours, the Philips 227E6 has a fairly short mean time between failures (MTBF) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 227E6.
Quite Slow Response Time
The fastest response time of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 227E6 is 1ms and the slowest is 69ms. When compared to other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 227E6 that we have assessed, the Philips 227E6's response time of 14 milliseconds is one of the slowest.
3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 227E6
Released Over Two Years Ago
Philips released the 227E6 over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and spec.
The Philips 227E6 has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most PC monitors of this type and age.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens that have an LCD Display and we think the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
If you want a PC screen with a better display type then you might also want to look at the Acer G246H[plb_1403578_price] (LED and higher rated), or the Samsung S24D30[plb_2248736_price] (LED and higher rated); or the Hannspree HL226HPB[plb_2400523_price] (LED and cheaper).
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1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
Full HD, HD
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Separate H/V Sync
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83
0.248 x 0.248
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio in
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Built-In USB Hub
TV Tuner Integrated
Colour of Product
Heavy Metals Free
Hg (mercury), Pb (lead)
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client Installed
-5 - 20
Plug and Play
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, TUR, UKR
On Screen Display (OSD)
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
20 - 80
0 - 3658
0 - 12192
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40
Compliance Industry Standards
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
BSMI, CCC, CE Mark, cETLus, FCC Class B, GOST, SASO, SEMKO, TCO 6.0, TUV/ISO9241-307, WEEE, SGS Cert. - blue light cut-off
Bought as a replacement for a second computer. This monitor appealed due to the numerous input, many budget monitors don't have a HDMI port which was a requirement for me.
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