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Philips 249C4Q PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LCD Jun 2012
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Stunningly Beautiful Ultra Slim high performance AMVA display The new Philips Blade 2 monitor with stylish, ultra slim design and wide view AMVA display is ready for brilliant performance... More
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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including prad.de and techradar.com/au/ this PC screen has an overall expert rating of 75%.

Good Webcam

Some people who bought this PC monitor agreed that it had a good webcam. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Then there's a built-in webcam that connects to your Mac via USB” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 70 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. Ian mentioned “This has to be the best value monitor for a 43 inch screen” and scored it very highly.

One person considered that the product was a bargain for the price. Max V. mentioned “Gaming monitors have a TN panel, which is cheap to produce has very good response times (which is important for gaming, I will elaborate on this later).” in his Philips 249C4Q review.

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Good Connectivity

One Philips 249C4Q reviewer reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Max V. scored the product 80 out of 100 and he said in his review on Amazon “The monitor has 2 HDMI inputs”. One Philips 249C4Q owner who bought the product considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Four years ago Techradar.com/au/ wrote in their Philips 249C4Q review “Great connectivity”.

Good Product Quality

Several customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good quality. Max V. wrote in his review of this PC monitor “The picture quality is very good, blacks are deep”. Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Good picture quality” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Size

One customer said in their reviews that the product was compact. Max V. he mentioned “First of all this is a 24 inch display, not 43! The display comes in a fairly compact box, together with a power, VGA” in his review of the Philips 249C4Q.

Good Technical Features

One person who purchased it mentioned that it had good features. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “What sets the new Philips Brilliance AMVA monitor apart is its feature set” in their review.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Philips is one of the better rated PC display manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Philips also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Philips 249C4Q has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals amongst medium monitors of this age. The average viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that have been around for more than two years is 170°.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Philips 249C4Q is a two HDMI ports quantity PC screen.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This flatpanel monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Very Low Power Consumption (max)

At only 24.2 Watts, the Philips 249C4Q has a fairly low power consumption (max) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 249C4Q. The average power consumption (max) of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 249C4Q is 55W.

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Light

Medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 249C4Q have weights of between 3g and 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At only 2.3 kilograms, the Philips 249C4Q is very light compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One person who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it did not have good colour saturation. Max V. said on Amazon three years ago “Not great and the colours are accurate.” nonetheless he scored the Philips 249C4Q 80 out of 100.

One customer who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it did not have good picture quality. Max V. mentioned in his Philips 249C4Q review “It has a lot of preset picture modes, which are best left off, because they do the picture quality no good”.

One Philips 249C4Q reviewer who bought this PC monitor thought it did not have image ghosting. Three years ago Max V. mentioned on Amazon “If you don't you'll start to see noticeable ghosting i.e”.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the 249C4Q do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Philips 249C4Q is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not 3D

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years are not 3D. The Philips 249C4Q is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 249C4Q does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Philips 249C4Q does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC screens of this type and age also do not have a card reader integrated.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated including the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 249C4Q have response times of between 1ms and 69ms. With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the Philips 249C4Q has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the 249C4Q.

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Fairly Slow SmartResponse

The Philips 249C4Q has a fairly slow smartResponse (6 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the 249C4Q. Comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the 249C4Q have smartResponses of between 1ms and 7ms, and the average smartResponse is 4.1ms.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 249C4Q

OK Running Costs

The 249C4Q is typical compared to the other 1,019 PC monitors of this type and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 249C4Q will cost £64 over 8 years to run.

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market for over four years.

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 have been available for around the same time as it.

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LCD Display

The Philips 249C4Q has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most LCD screens of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available including the Acer V226HQLAbmd[plb_1910007_price] which has better reviews.

If the display type of this flatpanel monitor is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Benq BL2201[plb_2333127_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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HDCP
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Sync-On-Green (SOG)
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Display Technology
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Response Time
SmartResponse
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Display Number of Colours
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Audio Output
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VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Feet Colour
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Heavy Metals Free
Performance
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Thin Client
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Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
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Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
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Energy Star Certified
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Expert Reviews

(6)
22 January 2013

What sets the new Philips Brilliance AMVA monitor apart is its feature set. As well as HDMI and DVI, there is a VGA port as well as a full-size DisplayPort. Then there's a built-in webcam that... Read more…

Great connectivity
Good picture quality
Builtin webcam
90degree pivot
PowerSensor technology
Build quality
Cheaper displays available
Nutteloze presets, matige kleurweergave en helderheid
15 January 2013

The monitor will always remain the main focal point of a PC, no matter if you're a casual user, die-hard overclocker or hardware enthusiast. It's the component you will be staring at the most. The... Read more…

16 December 2012

Een monitor blijft het onderdeel van je computer waar je het meest tegenaan kijkt, zelfs als verwoede overklokker of hardware freak. Het beeldschermenaanbod is het laatste jaar een stuk... Read more…

11 December 2012

Monitoren met een tn-paneel zijn berucht om hun povere kleurweergave en kijkhoek. Kies daarom voor een ips- of va-scherm. Die presteren op beide vlakken beduidend beter. Philips levert in de Blade... Read more…

20 July 2014

Najnowszy monitor Philips Blade 2 to niew?tpliwie sprz?t który zadowoli osoby lubi?ce ogl?da? filmy b?d? lubuj?ce si? w ró?nego rodzaju grach. Idealnie wyrazisty obraz, pi?kny wygl?d a do tego...

Excellent colour rendering after changing a few settings in the OSD (Delta E 1.5)
Connectivity options for mobile devices (Miracast and MHL)
Wide screen viewing angles
Great display quality
Wide viewing angle
Stand only allows vertical tilt
Speakers aren't great quality
No DVI port or hardware extras like a USB hub
Lack of adjustability
No DVIDisplayPort
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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 1 January 2014 by Max V.

First of all this is a 24 inch display, not 43! The display comes in a fairly compact box, together with a power, VGA and HDMI cable. The monitor has 2 HDMI inputs, a VGA input and built-in... Read more…

Reviewed 23 November 2013 by Ian
(Verified Purchase)

This has to be the best value monitor for a 43 inch screen. I have been looking for one of these for sometime.this has to be on everybodys Christmas list what a bargin
Well done Amazon just... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £62.04
Electricity cost when on standby £1.54
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Total running cost over 5 years £63.58
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 249C4Quses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 249c4q, 249c4qs, 249c4qsb, 249c4qhsb, 249c4qsb00, 249c4qsb93, 249c4qsb69, 249c4qhsb69, philips 236, 249c4qhsb01, 249c4qhsb93, 249c4qhsb00, philips 236q, philips 249c4, philips 236qu, philips 236quo, philips 249c4q, philips p152561, philips 249c4qh, philips 236quot, philips p152561p, philips 249c4qhs, philips 249c4qhsb
Barcodes 04054842123782, 05053866026672, 05711045788048, 06951613901939, 06951613901946, 08712581645861, 08712581645878, 08712581645885, 08712581645892, 08712581645908

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