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Philips 242G5DJEB/93

Philips 242G5DJEB/93 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Oct 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
This advanced Philips gaming display redraws the screen upto 144 times per second for ultra smooth, brilliant images. SmartFrame helps you highlight specific screen area. Special gaming pre-sets... More
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13 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

A number of Philips 242G5DJEB reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had a good refresh rate. Baako wrote two years ago “I am loving the refresh rate on this monitor” in their Philips 242G5DJEB review. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “The Philips Brilliance 242G5DJEB/00 is a 24in gaming monitor with a huge 144Hz refresh rate” and scored this PC monitor 4 stars. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review on Digital Versus “As well as having a rather complicated name (which could clearly be catchier), this monitor has a 144 Hz refresh rate” and scored it 4 stars.

Some people wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “Its image quality could be better” in their review of the Philips 242G5DJEB.

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Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the 242G5DJEB/93 is only £33 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more economic to run PC monitors of a similar age and spec.

Good Product Quality

Some Philips 242G5DJEB reviewers who reviewed the Philips 242G5DJEB agreed that it was good quality. Canopus72 said on Amazon “Great build quality” in their review of the Philips 242G5DJEB. Canopus72 also mentioned “I already own a Philips 32" 3D LED tv and the picture quality is brilliant especially in 3D, so I was interested in this Philips 144Hz monitor”. Canopus72 also said “On the bright side (pun not intended), in gaming the picture quality is sharp in certain games like crysis3 (in fact”.

Easy to Use

A number of people who bought the Philips 242G5DJEB considered that it was easy to use. Baako scored the product 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon two years ago “This monitor is great over all, I like the little control for changing setting quickly” in their Philips 242G5DJEB review. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said three years ago “Versatile stand make it particularly practical”.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to setup. Two years ago expert website Pcgameware.co.uk mentioned “The Philips 242G5DJEB 24″ 144Hz Gaming monitor was simple to set up and position, thanks to that fantastic stand” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Connectivity

Some customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Two years ago Baako wrote “I love the extra USB 3.0 ports on the monitor”. Digitalversus.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said on expert review site Digital Versus “The good choice of connections, USB hub, remote control”.

Robust

Two Philips 242G5DJEB reviewers said in their reviews that it was well made.

Nice Design

One Philips 242G5DJEB owner concluded that the Philips 242G5DJEB was good looking. Baako mentioned on Amazon “This monitor is beautiful” in their Philips 242G5DJEB review.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] is also worth considering.

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Philips Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

We checked 463 user and expert reviews for Philips PC screens and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most LCD screens of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the 242G5DJEB/93 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the Philips 242G5DJEB/93 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the 242G5DJEB/93. The dimmest display brightness of PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 25 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This LCD screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Fast SmartResponse

Across all the medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 242G5DJEB/93 the smartResponses range from 1ms to 7ms, and the average smartResponse is 4.3ms. With a smartResponse of only 1 millisecond, the 242G5DJEB/93 has one of the faster smartResponses amongst PC displays of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Several people who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was not cheap. Canopus72 said in their review of the Philips 242G5DJEB on Amazon “They are still very expensive (the cheapest one is a 24" Samsung U24E590D 4K monitor for £360”. Canopus72 also wrote “They are still very expensive (the cheapest one is a 24" Samsung 4K monitor for”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Philips 242G5DJEB was not good value for money. Expert review site Play3r.net wrote “It's time for my opinion on it.  Is it worth the hefty £275 price tag?  Does the high refresh rate make much difference?  Let's crack on…” in their Philips 242G5DJEB review.

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Not Good in Terms of Size

One Philips 242G5DJEB reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. In December last year Canopus72 rated it 2 stars and said “Adjusting colours could tone down the heavy colour saturation to the right blend” in their Philips 242G5DJEB review.

One Philips 242G5DJEB reviewer who reviewed the Philips 242G5DJEB considered that it was not heavy.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 242G5DJEB/93 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other LCD screens that were released more than two years ago also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC display to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the iiyama XB2779QS-W1[plb_1954340_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 242G5DJEB/93, the 242G5DJEB/93 is not 3D.

LCD screens which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 242G5DJEB/93 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the 242G5DJEB/93 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The 242G5DJEB/93 does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the 242G5DJEB/93 also do not have a card reader integrated.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a card reader integrated that you might also want to look at include the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL.

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Only One Number of Upstream Ports

Most flatpanel monitors of this type and age have between one and three number of upstream portss, including the 242G5DJEB/93 which has one number of upstream ports.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 242G5DJEB/93

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 242G5DJEB/93 over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Specification

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Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
Backlight Type
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Display SRGB
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
DDC/CI
SmartResponse
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Number of Upstream Ports
Built-In USB Hub
Design
Recyclable Material
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Heavy Metals Free
Performance
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity
Operating Altitude
Non-Operating Altitude
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Power Consumption (active)
Maximum Resolution
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £47.64
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £50.20
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04018474108937, 06951613907054

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