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Philips 231P4 PC Monitor

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23" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Apr 2013
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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... More
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11 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this PC screen. This flatpanel monitor received a "Recommended" award from both Pcfoster.pl and In4.pl.

This PC screen received a "Good Choice" award from Pcforalla.idg.se.

Good Expert Reviews

Seven experts from sites including gadgetspeak.com, pcforalla.idg.se, prad.de and computertotaal.nl have rated this PC screen on average 82%.

Very Low Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this LCD screen is A+. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 231P4 is only £31, which makes it one of the cheapest to run flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed it wrote that it was good in terms of USB connections. Expert website Gadgetspeak.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their Philips 231P4 review “The connections are sensibly grouped with the USB 3.0 input and the two 3.0”.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 231P4 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 231P4 which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the AOC I2460[plb_2045326_price], or the Benq GW2765HT[plb_3034210_price] which has better reviews; or the Viewsonic VX2770[plb_1609535_price] which is cheaper.

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Philips Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

Philips medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC screens Philips is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Philips 231P4 has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 231P4. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 15° and the widest is 180°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Philips 231P4 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 231P4. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 231P4 have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 1,800°.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080i|1080p|480i|480p|576i|576p|720p supported video modes, which is the most frequently found supported video modes on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on PC screens of this spec and age.

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Light

The average weight of similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the 231P4 is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg. At only 3 kilograms, the Philips 231P4 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the 231P4.

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14 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

A number of customers who reviewed the product thought it was not good quality. Ali gave the product a rating of 1 stars and he wrote “The picture quality is atrocious, especially if you need to read on screen literature or type projects” in his review. Ali also mentioned “The sound quality is rubbish and can be compared to a whisper on the loudest setting”.

Inferior Picture Quality

One Philips 231P4 reviewer said in their reviews that the Philips 231P4 did not have good picture quality.

Poor Sound Quality

One person who purchased the product considered that it did not have good sound quality.

Not 3D

The Philips 231P4 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 231P4 are also not 3D.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Benq XL2411[plb_2130532_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 231P4 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to consider including the HP EliteDisplay S231[plb_2198924_price], the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price], or the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Philips 231P4 does not have a card reader integrated, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 231P4 range from 0.5W to 49W, and the average RMS rated power is 5.5W. The Philips 231P4 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 1.5 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

The average mean time between failures (MTBF) of PC displays of this age and type is 34,000h. At only 30 hours, the Philips 231P4 has a quite short mean time between failures (MTBF) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 231P4.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (average)

The Philips 231P4 has one of the higher power consumption (average)s (29.1 Watts) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. Across all the PC monitors that were released more than two years ago the power consumption (average)s range from 0.5W to 56W, and the average power consumption (average) is 25W.

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Only 509.18 X 286.41mm Effective Viewing Area

The biggest effective viewing area of the Philips 231P4 is 509.18 x 286.41mm. That's 4% more effective viewing area than a 473.76 x 296.1mm PC monitor, which is the most common effective viewing area. Across all PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the 231P4 the worst effective viewing area is 473.76 x 296.1mm and the best is 597.6 x 336.15mm.

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Quite High Power Consumption (active)

With a power consumption (active) of 29.1 Watts, the Philips 231P4 has a quite high power consumption (active) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. The power consumption (active)s of comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the 231P4 range from 9W to 63W, and the average power consumption (active) is 22W.

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Very Slow SmartResponse

At 7 milliseconds, the Philips 231P4 has a very slow smartResponse compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 231P4. Similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the 231P4 have smartResponses of between 1ms and 7ms.

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Quite Slow Response Time

When compared to other PC monitors of this age and spec, the response time of the Philips 231P4 of 14 milliseconds is one of the slowest. Similar spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the 231P4 have response times of between 1ms and 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 231P4

Price Has Recently Increased by £0.12

The 231P4 has increased in price by £0.12 in the last 12 days.

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Philips PC screen was released over four years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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LCD Display

The Philips 231P4 has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LCD Display to this PC monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the iiyama B2280WSD-B1[plb_1378652_price], the AVUE AVK10S22W[plb_1776148_price], and the Lenovo Tiny-in-One 23[plb_2671558_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for an LCD screen with a better display type then you might want to consider the Philips 239C4[plb_1395262_price] (LED), the Hanns.G HS271[plb_2315339_price] (LED), or the Benq GW2750[plb_2446079_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Recyclable Material
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3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(14)
18 January 2015

The connections are sensibly grouped with the USB 3.0 input and the two 3.0 and one 2.0 outputs are on the LH side. Power, audio, Ethernet and the VGA D-sub connections are on the underside and... Read more…

2 January 2014

De technologie van DisplayLink is met usb 3.0 sterk verbeterd ten opzichte van usb2.0-schermen. De videocompressie is een stuk beter waardoor het kijken van films geen probleem meer is. Zelfs het...

In hoogte verstelbaar
Alles over n usb-kabel
Dobra jako obrazu
Mae zapotrzebowanie na moc
Funkcja ECO
Inkijkhoek
Alleen beeld via VGA en usb
Matryca TN
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Polskiego w menu OSD
28 October 2015

Philips 'in ba?ar?l? monitörlerinden biri olan Philips 231P4 , özellikle dik ve yatay kullan?ma olanak sa?layan oldukça fonksiyonel bir tasar?ma sahip. Bakal?m Philips 231P4 monitör bizlere... Read more…

12 September 2013

Dönebilen ve hareketli yap?s?yla profesyonellere uygun olan Philips 231P4QRYES, geni? görüntü aç?s? ve kalitesi sunan ekran?yla ba?ar?l? bir yap?da. ErgoSensor özelli?i ise bir hayli...

11 June 2013

Philips'in bu ürünü, üstün görüntü kalitesinin yan? s?ra çok güzel ergonomi özellikleri sunarak, harika bir ofis monitörü olarak kar??m?za ç?k?yor...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 18 March 2014 by Ali
(Verified Purchase)

I do not usually write reviews, but would like to warn potential buyers to SAVE YOUR EYESIGHT! Delivery and packaging were great; the item arrived before the stated delivery date.

Once... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £67.17
Electricity cost when on standby £0.51
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Total running cost over 5 years £67.68
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 231p4u, 231p4q, 231p4up, 231p4qr, 231p4upe, 231p4qry, 231p4upes, 231p4upeb, 231p4qrye, 231p4qryeb, 231p4upeb61, 231p4upeb75, 231p4upes00, 231p4qryes00, 231p4qupeb69, 231p4qryeb69, 231p4qupes00, 231p4qryeb01, 231p4qryes01, 231p4qryeb93, 231p4qryeb00, philips 231p4, philips 231p4q, philips 231p4qr, philips 231p4qu, philips 231p4qup, philips 231p4qry, philips 231p4qrye, philips 231p4qupe
Barcodes 00609585249226, 00712581641337, 00712581676940, 04053162660519, 04054842123669, 05053959408439, 06951613901762, 08712581641337, 08712581641344, 08712581641351, 08712581641368, 08712581641375, 08712581676940, 08712581676988, 08712581693008, 08712581729189, 08712581729318

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