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25" 20000000:1 LED May 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Philips flatpanel monitor received an "Excellent" award from Hardware.info.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and techradar.com/au/ the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 80%.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. In December Graham mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Decent quality Office monitor, good strong stable base with rotating VESA mount”. Expert review site Techradar.com said “This Philips monitor boasts an excellent quality IPS panel”. Techradar scored it 4 stars and wrote in their review “Excellent image quality and adjustability”.

Good Size

Two Philips 258B6QJEB owners wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Trustedreviews.com rated it 4 stars and said in their Philips 258B6QJEB review on expert review site Trusted Reviews “It sports a stylish design with very slim borders round the display”.

One Philips 258B6QJEB reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Expert website Techradar.com wrote last year “It's a compact piece of kit compared to the many 27-inch”.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of people considered that the Philips 258B6QJEB had good picture quality. Techradar said in their review of this PC monitor “Great overall image quality” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Robust

A number of Philips 258B6QJEB owners agreed that it was well made. Graham wrote in his Philips 258B6QJEB review “Solid 2K monitor”. Techradar mentioned “Built, in stereo speakers are very tinny” in their review of the Philips 258B6QJEB.

Good Technical Features

One Philips 258B6QJEB owner said that it had good features. Techradar mentioned “Plenty of features”.

Good Connectivity

One Philips 258B6QJEB owner concluded that the Philips 258B6QJEB was good in terms of connectivity. Techradar gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Plenty of connectivity options”.

Nice Design

One customer reckoned that this PC monitor was good looking.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is typical of many similar spec LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including the HP Pavilion 27[plb_1531344_price], or the Eizo EV2455[plb_3381221_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other similar spec PC screens that were launched more than a year ago, the 258B6QJEB has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC display and we think the Acer XG270HU[plb_2846714_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at include the Samsung S27E650X[plb_2979106_price], or the Hannspree HU282PPS[plb_3012440_price].

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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

We checked 463 expert and user reviews for Philips PC displays and found that on average Philips has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

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Quite Long Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

Across all the PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 258B6QJEB the mean time between failures (MTBF)s range from 30h to 70,000h. At 70,000 hours, the 258B6QJEB has a fairly long mean time between failures (MTBF) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the 258B6QJEB.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year is 280 cd/m². The Philips 258B6QJEB has a quite bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 258B6QJEB.

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the 258B6QJEB is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the 258B6QJEB supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 to 4096 x 2160.

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Philips 258B6QJEB owner mentioned in their reviews that it was not a bargain for the price. Last year expert website Techradar.com said “Looks slick with its thin bezels, though it isn't cheap compared to rivals” in their review of this PC monitor but in spite of that they still rated it 4 stars.

One Philips 258B6QJEB reviewer concluded that this PC monitor was not cheap. Techradar mentioned “Too expensive compared to one main competitor” in their review of the Philips 258B6QJEB.

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Price Has Recently Increased by £11.41

In the last 43 days the price of the 258B6QJEB has increased by £11.41.

Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

The 258B6QJEB is a two USB Type-A downstream ports quantity flatpanel monitor.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 258B6QJEB does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the 258B6QJEB also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 258B6QJEB, the 258B6QJEB is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC monitors that came out more than a year ago do not have a card reader integrated. The 258B6QJEB is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a 2K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The 258B6QJEB is a two USB 3.0 port LCD screen. Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The average response time of LCD screens of this type and age is 5.5ms. With a response time of 14 milliseconds, the 258B6QJEB's response time is one of the slowest amongst medium monitors that are a similar age to the 258B6QJEB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 258B6QJEB

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 258B6QJEB is £43, which is typical compared to the other 486 PC monitors of a comparable age and spec.

Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 258B6QJEB over a year ago.

Specification

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1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(4)
11 December 2015

This Philips monitor boasts an excellent quality IPS panel, and looks slick with its thin bezels, though it isn't cheap compared to rivals...

Excellent image quality and adjustability
High, resolution IPS panel
Smaller footprint than many rivals
Plenty of connectivity options
Highresolution IPS panel
Lower response time than some monitors
Built, in stereo speakers are very tinny
Larger monitors can be had for the same price
Builtin stereo speakers are very tinny
Pixels may be too small for some users
8 December 2015

This Philips monitor boasts an excellent quality IPS panel, and looks slick with its thin bezels, though it isn't cheap compared to rivals...

11 November 2015

What is the Philips 258B6QJEB? The Philips 258B6QJEB is a premium 25-inch monitor primarily aimed at the business market, but which will also be ideal for many a home too. It sports a stylish... Read more…

21 November 2015

De Philips 258B6QJEB, 272S4LPJCB en BDM3270QP zijn een mooie toevoeging aan het nog altijd groeiende aanbod aan WQHD-monitoren. Je kan niet zeggen dat je bij Philips niets te kiezen hebt, want het...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 9 February 2016 by Graham
(Verified Purchase)

Decent quality Office monitor, good strong stable base with rotating VESA mount. NO Displayport cable supplied despite what it says on the Philips website.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £63.07
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £65.63
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 258B6QJEBuses 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 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 04058154082119, 05054629865569, 06951613907283, 08712581730628, 08712581730642

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