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Philips 231B4

78

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Philips 231B4

£164.04
Philips 231B4
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A fully featured and good value for money 23" PC monitor, with very low running costs
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20000000:1 No Jul 2012
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BT Business Direct
Philips 231B4QPYCB/00 23 1920x1080 DVI VGA Monitor
£164.04
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PC World Business
Philips 231B4QPYCB - LED monitor - Full HD (1080p) - 23"
£164.04
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Amazon UK
Philips 231B4QPYCB/00 23-Inch Monitor (16:9, 1920x1080)
£164.04
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Philips 231B4QPYCB/00 23 1920x1080 DVI VGA Monitor
£164.04
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Ebuyer
231B4QPYCB/00 23 16:9 1920x1080
£165.50
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Work It
£171.21
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eBay
Philips 231B4QPYCB 23" 1920x1080 7ms VGA/DVI/DP AH-IPS LED Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
£200.80
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Paypal 12 months
Purchase price £165.50. APR 14.9%.
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£179.16
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Pay4later 12 months
Purchase price £165.50. APR 18.9%.
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£181.19
£13.72*
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Paypal 18 months
Purchase price £165.50. APR 14.9%.
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£185.70
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Paypal 24 months
Purchase price £165.50. APR 14.9%.
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£192.40
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Pay4later 24 months
Purchase price £165.50. APR 18.9%.
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£196.58
£7.50*
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Pay4later 36 months
Purchase price £165.50. APR 18.9%.
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£212.84
£5.45*
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Philips 231B4 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Philips 231B4 number 557 in best selling monitors, number 950 in medium monitors and number 989 across all PC monitors.
84
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£52 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £52 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some great features:
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a built-in USB hub
Has an audio output
The philips powersensor LED display using 65% post consumer recycled plastics and PVC, BFR free housing is ideal for eco-friendly productivity
Sustainable eco-design
Excellent performance
Designed for people
Easy to experience

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 £83.10 on Amazon UK 23 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 84% 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 231B4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

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

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old. However at £164.04 it is still in the cheapest 44% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £81 (49%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Philips 231B4 and the United Kingdom price of £164.04 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $290.53 (£402.99).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The 231B4 is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 231B4 will cost £52 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Philips PC display has been on the market since October 2014.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Philips 231B4's display diagonal of 23" is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 61% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens.

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Average Response Time

The Philips 231B4's response time of 5ms is pretty standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 49% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Philips 231B4's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 76% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Philips 231B4 of 178° is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 59% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 231B4 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Philips 231B4LPY of 1,000 is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 69% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Philips 231B4 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an Audio Output

The Philips 231B4 has an audio output. 87% of PC monitors do not have an audio output.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Philips 231B4 has a headphone out. 89% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips phi231b4lpycb00, philips 231b4lpycb00, philips 231b4lpycs, 231b4qpycb00proj, 231b4lpycs01, 231b4qpycs00, 231b4lpycb69, 231b4lpycs00, 231b4lpycb01, 231b4qpycb57, 231b4lpycb75

Barcodes:

04053162678330, 04053162864115, 05054629705308, 08712581641153, 08712581641160, 08712581641177, 08712581641184, 08712581641191, 08712581641207, 08712581641221, 08712581641238, 08712581729158

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