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Philips 231P4

£216.72
pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice in4.pl Recommended pcfoster.pl Recommended
A satisfactory value for money 1920 x 1080 PC screen with satisfactory reviews but not very good features
23" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 20000000:1 LED Oct 2014
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Philips 231P4 Review

With good reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Philips 231P4 number 901 across all PC monitors.
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11 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Good
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Missing Some Features
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2 Years Old
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Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has great 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 flatpanel monitors 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 PC displays 2017.
Customers report sub-standard product quality.
This Philips PC monitor is missing some features:
Fairly slow response time

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 £152.90 at Transparent 67 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 71% 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.
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Philips 231P4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this PC display. This was from Pcfoster.pl and In4.pl who gave it an "Recommended".

One additional expert review site thought that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This was from Pcforalla.idg.se who gave it an "Good Choice".

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including xgn.nl, gadgetspeak.com, muycomputer.com and chip.com.tr this LCD screen has an overall expert rating of 81%.

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Customers Report Sub-Standard Product Quality

Two owners who purchased the product considered that 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

Very Good Brand

We checked 876 owner and expert reviews (including 70 verified purchases) for Philips LCD screens and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Philips PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £216.72 it is more expensive than 63% of flatpanel monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £65 (30%)

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Features

Fairly Slow Response Time

The response time of the Philips 231P4 of 7ms is fairly slow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 17% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Philips 231P4 has a headphone out. 90% of PC monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 231P4 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°. The Philips 231P4's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is quite wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 24% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The Philips 231P4's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 23% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in October 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips phi231p4qpyeb, philips 231p4qpykes00, philips 231p4qupes00, philips 231p4qpyeb00, philips 231p4qryes00, philips 231p4upes00, philips 231p4qupeb, philips 1920x1080, philips p215597p, philips 250cdm2, 231p4qryeb69, 231p4qupeb69, 231p4qryeb01, 231p4qryes01, 231p4qryeb93, 231p4qryeb00, 231p4upeb75, 231p4upeb61
Barcodes 00712581641337, 00712581676940, 04053162660519, 04054842123669, 05053959408439, 06951613901762, 08712581641269, 08712581641337, 08712581641344, 08712581641351, 08712581641368, 08712581641375, 08712581676940, 08712581676988, 08712581693008, 08712581729189, 08712581729318

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