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Philips 272S4

£348.63
£320.40 £28.23 cheaper than 48 days ago
A 3 year old 2560 x 1440 PC display
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 20000000:1 LED Nov 2014
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Philips 272S4 Review

Released 3 years ago and with low running costs,
12
Poor
9
Missing Some Features
52
2 Years Old
44
£77 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency rating of C, and its running costs of £77 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report excellent design but that it is expensive.
It is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal

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Philips 272S4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Customers Report Nice Design

Some people concluded that the product was good looking. In July last year Expertreviews.co.uk said on Expert Reviews “Lightly textured rear panel make this a stylish monitor from both the front”. Expertreviews.co.uk also said “Stylish with some useful features.”.

Users Report That it is Expensive

One person who purchased it considered that it was not cheap. Expertreviews.co.uk gave the Philips 272S4 a score of 3 stars and said on expert website Expert Reviews “The 272S4LPJCB is just too expensive for a TN monitor”.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

One Philips 272S4 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it had good features. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk said in July last year “Stylish with some useful features.” nonetheless only scored it 3 stars.

Philips Has Very Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 876 owner and expert reviews (including 71 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its PC displays. 92% of those that bought a Philips flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £320.40 it is more expensive than 77% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Down by £28 (8%)

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Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Philips 272S4 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Flatpanel monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC screens is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Philips 272S4 of only 160° is quite narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 12% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°. The Philips 272S4's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is in the narrowest 12% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Philips 272S4 has a headphone out, unlike 90% of PC monitors which do not have a headphone out.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 272S4 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display was released in November 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This LCD screen has an energy efficiency rating of C, and the 272S4 has an average 8 year running cost of £77 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 272s4lpjcb00272s4lpjcb00, philips 2560x1440, philips 350cdm2
Barcodes 00609585244337, 08712581729035, 08712581729042

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