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Philips 234E5

72

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Philips 234E5

Philips 234E5
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A very economical to run and classic 23" PC display, with very good features
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20000000:1 No Jan 2014 B
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Philips 234E5 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Philips 234E5 as follows:
86
Reviews
3 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
4 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£36 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
Whilst this Philips PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of B, its running costs of only £36 over 5 years are in the cheapest 16% of all 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report it is robust.
The 234E5 has some great features:
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Two HDMI ports
Has a headphone out
Awesome picture quality
Stylish design
Greener every day
Minimalistic looks with ultra-narrow bezel
SmartImage lite for an enhanced LCD viewing experience
16:9 full HD display for the best viewing experience
TrueVision ensures lab quality images
Mercury free eco-friendly display
AH-IPS display gives awesome images with A wide viewing angle
Eco-friendly materials that meet international standards

Philips 234E5 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, playwares.com and macworld.co.uk the average expert rating of this PC display is 80%.

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Users Report That it is Robust

Two people mentioned that it was well made.

Very Good Brand

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this flatpanel monitor is B, the 234E5 is one of the cheaper to run LCD screens that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 234E5 is only £36.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Philips released the 234E5 in January 2014.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Philips 234E5's display diagonal of 23" is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 64% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen 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 234E5 of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 33% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Philips 234E5's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 74% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Philips 234E5's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the highest 38% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Philips 234E5 of 178° is fairly average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 49% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 234E5 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Philips 234E5 does not have a built-in USB hub, although it is worth noting that 81% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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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 Headphone Out

The Philips 234E5 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 234e5qdab00, philips 234e5qhaw00, philips 234e5qhab00, philips 234e5qhsb, philips 1920x1080, philips p154622p, apple 234e5qdab, 234e5qdab00nl, 234e5qhaw00nl, 234e5qhaw05, 234e5qhab61, 234e5qhsb00, 234e5qdab01, 234e5qhsb93, 234e5qhaw01, 234e5qhab05, 234e5qhsw93, 234e5qhaw69, 234e5qhab69, 234e5qhsb01, 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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