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Philips 258B6QJEB00

£361.20
hardware.info Excellent uk.hardware.info Excellent
An award winning 2560 x 1440 flatpanel monitor, but with inferior features and a price that represents inferior value for money
25" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 20000000:1 LED May 2015
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Philips 258B6QJEB Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Philips 258B6QJEB number 872 across all PC monitors.
82
7 Reviews + 2 Awards
25
Poor
10
Missing Some Features
59
2 Years Old
56
£66 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has great expert reviews and not bad 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 flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However this Philips PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2017.
The 258B6QJEB has running costs of £66 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Fairly slow response time

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Philips 258B6QJEB In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The authors at two expert review sites both concluded that this Philips 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, pcworld.com_techhive.com, itpro.no and overpress.it this flatpanel monitor has an overall expert rating of 81 out of 100.

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Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Based on 876 user and expert reviews (including 70 verified purchases), Philips has very good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. 92% of those that bought a Philips LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £361.20 it is more expensive than 80% of flatpanel monitors.


Features

Has an ECO Mode

The Philips 258B6QJEB has an ECO mode, unlike 94% of LCD screens which do not have an ECO mode.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

PC monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the 258B6QJEB of 14ms is fairly slow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 6% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 258B6QJEB has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the 258B6QJEB is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. Flatpanel monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the 258B6QJEB of 178° is in the widest 2% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The 258B6QJEB's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is very wide compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 1% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of flatpanel monitors range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in May 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The 258B6QJEB has an average 8 year running cost of £66 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 PC screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 258b6qjeb00, philips 2560x1440, 258b6qjeb93
Barcodes 04058154082119, 05054629865569, 06951613907283, 08712581730628, 08712581730642

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