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Philips 231C5 PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LCD Aug 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £69.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Good value for money
Has a built-in camera
14 Reviews + 4 Awards
techno-labs.com Value for Money eteknix.com Editor's Choice altomdata.dk Recommended pcfoster.pl Recommended

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Price

Good Value for Money

Techno-labs.com highlighted in their review that this Philips PC monitor provided a good bang for your buck.


Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This PC screen was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Altomdata.dk and Pcfoster.pl, both of which thought that this PC display was good.

The writers at two more expert review sites liked this LCD screen. Review website Eteknix.com gave this Philips PC monitor an "Editor's Choice" award and concluded it was outstanding and it received a "Value for Money" award from website Techno-labs.com who concluded it was good value for money.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on six expert reviews from sites including techno-labs.com, pcforalla.idg.se, gadgetspeak.com and altomdata.dk this flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 78%.

Good Brand

Based on 581 user and expert reviews (including 40 verified purchases), Philips has good ratings for its PC monitors. Philips also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 85% of those that bought a Philips LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the 231C5 is £70 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 PC monitors of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was September 2013 when this Philips LCD screen was released.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Camera

The Philips 231C5 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to this flatpanel monitor which do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens with a built-in camera currently available including the Asus MK241, or the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display (£899) which both of have better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 231C5 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC display and we think the AOC D2769VH, the Asus MK241, and the LG 34UM95 (£661.98) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Philips 231C5 has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to this PC display. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor is 10° and the widest is 180°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC screen have viewing angles, horizontal of between 18° and 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Philips 231C5 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Philips 231C5 has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Philips 231C5 has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The Philips 231C5 has an HDCP. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen also have an HDCP.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 14 milliseconds, the Philips 231C5 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The average response time of medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC monitor is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Philips 231C5 has a microphone in. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years also have a microphone in.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Philips 231C5 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 231c5tjkfu00, 231c5tjkfu27
Barcodes 00012300879446, 00609585236233, 00712581697396, 00871258169739, 06095852362332, 08712581697396

Philips 231C5 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 231C5 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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