Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 248X3 will cost only £45 over 8 years to run, which makes it one of the most economic to run medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.
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Several people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking. Pcadvisor.co.uk gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk five years ago “The Philips 248X3LFHSB/00 is a stylish, slimline and decidedly home-friendly 23.6in display”. Pcadvisor.co.uk also wrote “The Philips 248X3LFHSB/00 is a good-looking monitor rendered all the more interesting by its blue illuminated Lightframe bezel”.
One Philips 248X3 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was a good design.
Two Industry Awards
The writers at two expert review sites both liked this PC screen. This PC display received a F1cd.ru"Recommended" award and the expert at review site Pcarena.pl wrote that it functioned well and gave it a "Performance Award".
Average Expert Reviews
Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk and pcworld.it the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 75 out of 100.
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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens
Based on 581 owner and expert reviews (including 40 verified purchases), Philips has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 85% of those that bought a Philips PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
One Philips 248X3 owner wrote that it was good value for money. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “It is a premium model aimed at those who value graceful design and are prepared to pay a little bit more for their metallic trim”.
Released Over Five Years Ago
It was January 2012 when this PC screen was released.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Philips 248X3 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years.
There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at including the Apple 27" Cinema Display which is also higher rated.
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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 screens of this age and type.
Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)
The Philips 248X3 has a sync-on-green (SOG). Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also have a sync-on-green (SOG).
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Has a Separate H/V Sync
The Philips 248X3 has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.
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Ports & Interfaces
Two HDMI Ports
The Philips 248X3 is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to this PC display have between one and three HDMI ports.
Has an Audio Output
The Philips 248X3 has an audio output, as do most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years.
Has an Energy Star Certified
The Philips 248X3 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC screen.
To prepare this Philips 248X3 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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.