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Philips 231P4

Philips 231P4
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pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice in4.pl Recommended pcfoster.pl Recommended
A very economical to run and fully featured 23" PC display, with multiple awards
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20000000:1 No Oct 2014 A+
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Philips 231P4 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Philips 231P4 as follows:
81
Reviews
11 Reviews + 3 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Age
3 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has very good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 63%, based on 11 reviews. This PC monitor has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Pcfoster.pl plus one other site and an industry award from Pcforalla.idg.se. NEC LCD screens also 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 flatpanel monitors 2018.
This Philips PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £47 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
Customers report poor product quality.
The 231P4 has some great features:
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a headphone out
The innovative philips ergosensor monitor is the world's first intelligent display that can advise you how to sit in an ergonomically correct position at your computer screen
ErgoSensor for ultimate ergonomics
Brilliant performance
Sustainable eco-design
Designed for people

Philips 231P4 Video Reviews

Philips 231P4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

This Philips LCD screen received a "Recommended" award from both review websites Pcfoster.pl and In4.pl, both of which said that this PC screen was very good.

The author at one additional expert review site said that this PC display was very good. This was from Pcforalla.idg.se who gave it an "Good Choice".

Good Expert Reviews

Eight experts from sites including gadgetspeak.com, muycomputer.com, chip.com.tr and computertotaal.nl have rated this PC screen on average 81%.

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Customers Report Sub-Standard Product Quality

Two owners who bought it thought it was not good quality.

  • The picture quality is atrocious, especially if you need to read on screen literature or type projects…
    Ali (Amazon) - March 2014
  • The sound quality is rubbish and can be compared to a whisper on the loudest setting…
    Ali (Amazon) - March 2014

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 1,108 expert and owner reviews (including 95 verified purchases) for Philips PC screens and found that on average Philips has very good ratings. 88% of those that bought a Philips flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this PC display is A+. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 231P4 is £47, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Philips 231P4's display diagonal of only 23" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the smallest 35% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC displays is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display 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 Philips 231P4 of 5ms is fairly standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 47% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Philips 231P4 has a built-in USB hub. 81% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Philips 231P4's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the highest 33% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 231P4 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Philips 231P4 of 178° is in the widest 24% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Philips 231P4's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 47% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Philips 231P4 has a headphone out, unlike 89% of PC displays which do not have a headphone out.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Philips 231P4 has an ECO mode. 93% of PC screens do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips phi231p4qpyeb, philips 231p4qupes00, philips 231p4qryes00, philips 231p4qpyeb00, philips 231p4upes00, philips 231p4qupeb, 231p4qryeb69, 231p4qupeb69, 231p4qryeb01, 231p4qryes01, 231p4qryeb93, 231p4qryeb00, 231p4upeb61, 231p4upeb75

Barcodes:

00712581641337, 00712581676940, 04053162660519, 04054842123669, 05053959408439, 05054629705261, 06951613901762, 08712581641337, 08712581641344, 08712581641351, 08712581641368, 08712581641375, 08712581676940, 08712581676988, 08712581693008, 08712581729189, 08712581729318

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