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Philips 231S4

A cheap to run and 3 year old 1920 x 1080 flatpanel monitor
23" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 20000000:1 LED Nov 2014
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Philips 231S4 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old,
6
Missing Some Features
52
2 Years Old
79
£53 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%. NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
It has running costs of £53 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is robust but that it is expensive.
This Philips PC monitor is missing some features:
Fairly slow response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Philips 231S4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Customers Report That it is Expensive

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was not cheap. Sam said “Black screen, no image, just noises from poor (probably too cheap) burst capacitors” in his review of the Philips 231S4.

Users Report That it is Robust

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Three years ago Sam scored it 4 stars and he said “Broken down after few weeks” in his Philips 231S4 review. One Philips 231S4 reviewer mentioned that the product was reliable. Sam mentioned “Not a good choice if you want to buy reliable monitor”.

Philips PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 876 expert and user reviews (including 71 verified purchases) for Philips LCD screens and found that on average Philips has very good ratings. 92% of those that bought a Philips PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Fairly Slow Response Time

Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The Philips 231S4's response time of 14ms is quite slow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 6% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC screens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 231S4 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 231S4 in November 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The 231S4 is typical compared to the other 2,768 PC monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 231S4 will cost £53 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asrockasusantecarcticb 231s4lcb00, asrockasusantecarcticb 1920x1080, philips 231s4qcbled, philips 231s4qcb00, 231s4qcb00proj, code 231s4qcb, 231s4lcb01, 231s4lcs00, 231s4lss00, 231s4lss93, 231s4lcs01, 231s4lss01
Barcodes 00712581641016, 04053162864122, 06951613901731, 08712581640934, 08712581640941, 08712581640958, 08712581640965, 08712581640972, 08712581640989, 08712581640996, 08712581641009, 08712581641016, 08712581641023, 08712581729097

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