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Philips 272P4 PC Monitor

£458.70
27" 20000000:1 LED Mar 2013
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £102.04 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Build quality
Has a built-in camera
5 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The experts at two expert review sites both said that this flatpanel monitor was good. HEXUS.net gave this PC screen an "Approved" award and Xfastest.com gave it a "Fastest Media" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Techradar and tweaks.pl this LCD screen has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100.

Philips Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

We checked 581 user and expert reviews (including 40 verified purchases) for Philips LCD screens and found that on average Philips has good reviews. We also found that Philips has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 85% of those that bought a Philips flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Build Quality

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Techradar wrote “Build quality” in their review of this PC monitor nonetheless they only rated it 60 out of 100. Hexus.net said in their review of this PC monitor “Multiple modes built in”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC monitor was released in October 2014.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The 272P4 is typical compared to the other 1,092 PC displays of a similar spec and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 272P4 will cost £98 over 8 years to run.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Camera

The Philips 272P4 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age which do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 272P4 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think the Acer S277hkwmidpp (£462) which has better reviews; or the Samsung S32E590C (£450.08), and the Asus VG278 (£449.99) both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

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Price

Not Cheap

We think this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The cheapeast medium monitor that came out more than two years ago that we found costs £49 and the most expensive costs £9,999.


Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Philips 272P4 features Picture-in-Picture support, as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Out

The Philips 272P4 has a headphone out. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC screen also have a headphone out.

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Display

Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC display is 18° and the widest is 1,800°. The Philips 272P4 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC display.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Philips 272P4 has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other PC screens of this age and spec.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Philips 272P4 has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The Philips 272P4 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to this PC display.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

At 12 milliseconds, the Philips 272P4 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen. The fastest response time of medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Philips 272P4 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to this PC monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 272p4qpjkeb00, philips 272p4apjkhb00, philips 272p4apjkeb, philips 2560x1440, philips p152564p, code 272p4qpjkeb, philips 8rdkza00, philips p213448p, philips 8rdkzs00, philips 300cdm2, philips 350cdm2, 272p4apjkeb27, 272p4qpjkes00, 272p4qpjkes75, 272p4qpjkeb69, 272p4qpjkes69, 272p4qpjkes93, philips 5ms0
Barcodes 00021111430227, 00609585230064, 00609585242234, 04053162660984, 04053162660991, 05052182896358, 06951613902189, 06951613902851, 08712581654818, 08712581654825, 08712581654832, 08712581663902, 08712581663919, 08712581692995, 08712581716691, 08712581725716

Philips 272P4 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 272P4 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.

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