Philips 234E5
Philips 234E5
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Philips 234E5

A good value for money 1920 x 1080 PC screen, but with inferior features
23" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 20000000:1 LED Jan 2014
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Philips 234E5 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Philips 234E5 number 451 across all PC monitors.
3 Reviews
Very Good
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£72 Over 8 Years
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Why Has it Scored 53?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This Philips PC monitor has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £72 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is robust.
The 234E5 is missing some features:

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Philips 234E5 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC, and the average expert rating of this PC screen is 80 out of 100.

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Customers Report That it is Robust

Two people who reviewed the Philips 234E5 agreed that it was well made.

Philips Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

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

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £155.94 it is cheaper than 54% of flatpanel monitors.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Philips 234E5 has a headphone out. 90% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Philips 234E5 which has two HDMI ports.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 234E5 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of all PC screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 16° and the widest being 180°. The Philips 234E5's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 24% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered 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 typical of many PC displays.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the Philips 234E5 of 178° is quite wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 24% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The viewing angles, horizontal of LCD screens range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in January 2014.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this LCD screen is B, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 234E5 will cost £72 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 234e5qhab00, philips 234e5qdab00, philips 234e5qhaw00, philips 1920x1080, philips 234e5qhsb, philips p154622p, apple 234e5qdab, 234e5qhaw00nl, 234e5qhaw05, 234e5qhaw01, 234e5qdab01, 234e5qhsw93, 234e5qhaw69, 234e5qsb00, 234e5qsb93, 234e5qsb01
Barcodes 00712581675608, 00871258169135, 02060464050018, 03609740047060, 04053162660571, 04054842123676, 05054533568853, 05711045786464, 06951613903216, 06951613903223, 06951613903230, 08712581675561, 08712581675578, 08712581675608, 08712581675615, 08712581675646, 08712581675653, 08712581691356, 08712581693299, 08712581704964, 08712581704971, 08712581717209, 08712581719630, 08712581721046, 08712581726492

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