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Philips 258B6QJEB00

£278.99
Philips 258B6QJEB
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hardware.info Excellent uk.hardware.info Excellent
An award winning and fully featured 25" PC monitor, with low running costs
25" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 20000000:1 No May 2015
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Philips 258B6QJEB Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Philips 258B6QJEB as follows:
90
Reviews
7 Reviews + 2 Awards
84
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£66 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%. This PC monitor has received two awards including industry awards from Hardware.info plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this Philips PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
The 258B6QJEB has running costs of £66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Crisp images, efficient performance
Philips AH-IPS LED display using 65% post consumer recycled plastics and PVC, bfr-free is ideal for eco-friendly productiv
Excellent performance
Designed for people
Easy to experience

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Philips 258B6QJEB In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both said that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This was from Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info who gave it an "Excellent".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including Techradar, techradar.com/au/, pcworld.com_techhive.com and itpro.no this PC display has an overall expert rating of 81%.

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Philips PC Screens Have Very Good Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The 258B6QJEB is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 258B6QJEB is £66.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 258B6QJEB in May 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Philips 258B6QJEB's display diagonal of 25" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 34% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The 258B6QJEB has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The Philips 258B6QJEB's response time of 14ms is very slow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 96% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 258B6QJEB has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Philips 258B6QJEB of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 67% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The 258B6QJEB's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 91% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all PC displays is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Philips 258B6QJEB's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 76% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 258B6QJEB has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Philips 258B6QJEB has an ECO mode. 93% of PC monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 258b6qjeb00, philips 2560x1440, 258b6qjeb93, 258b6qjeb75

Barcodes:

04058154082119, 05054629865569, 06951613907283, 08712581730628, 08712581730642

Philips 258B6QJEB00

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