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Philips 248C3L PC Monitor

23.6" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LCD Nov 2011
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £44.10 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Very low running costs
Nice design
16 Reviews + 1 Award Recommended

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Very Low Running Costs

The average 8 year running cost of the 248C3L is only £45 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 5% of all 1,092 medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.


One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this medium monitor. This Philips PC monitor received a "Recommended" award from

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including Techradar,, and the average expert rating of this PC display is 73%.

Philips Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 581 user and expert reviews (including 40 verified purchases), Philips has good ratings for its LCD screens. Philips also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 85% of those that bought a Philips PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Nice Design

One Philips 248C3L reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. mentioned on expert website Techradar “Life is pretty sweet” in their Philips 248C3L review.


One Philips 248C3L owner who bought this PC monitor thought it was well made.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. mentioned in their review “Good build quality” .

Good Picture Quality

One customer reckoned that it had image blurring. Expert review site mentioned “If you enjoy playing shooters, you care less about perfect colour rendering or energy-efficiency and more about fast response times without blurring and ghosting”.


Released Over Five Years Ago

It was November 2011 when this medium monitor was released.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 248C3L does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years which have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider include the AOC Q2770PQU which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Philips 248C3L has a sync-on-green (SOG). Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display also have a sync-on-green (SOG).

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Philips 248C3L has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor also have a separate H/V sync.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this flatpanel monitor have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Philips 248C3L which has two HDMI ports.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Philips 248C3L has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to this PC monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 248c3lhsw00, philips 248c3lhsb00, philips 1920x1080, 248c3lhsb01, 248c3lhsw96, 248c3lhsb69, 248c3lhsw27, 248c3lhsb27, 248c3lhsb93, 248c3lhsw93, 248c3lhsw01
Barcodes 00609585213784, 00609585219144, 06951613900529, 06951613900925, 08712581601058, 08712581604288, 08712581617356, 08712581617387

Philips 248C3L Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 248C3L review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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