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Philips 272S4 PC Monitor

£333.60
27" 20000000:1 LED Jan 2015
C
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £76.83 Electricity cost over 5 years
Nice design
Good technical features
A bit expensive
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A Bit 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”.

Not Cheap

We think this PC display looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The cheapeast similar spec flatpanel monitor that was released more than two years ago that we found costs £46 and the most expensive costs £9,999.


Design

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.”.


Features

Good 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.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 272S4 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other PC displays of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the LG 29UB65 (£329.99), or the Acer XB270H (£329.99) which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the LG 29UM65.

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Reviews

Good Brand

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


Display

Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Philips 272S4 has a sync-on-green (SOG). Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age also have a sync-on-green (SOG).

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Philips 272S4 has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The Philips 272S4 has an HDCP. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor also have an HDCP.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Philips 272S4 has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical (only 160 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to this PC display the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Philips 272S4 has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal (only 170 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The viewing angles, horizontal of medium monitors that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Out

The Philips 272S4 has a headphone out, as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Philips 272S4 which has one HDMI port.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Philips 272S4 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to this LCD screen.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

This Philips PC monitor is rated C for energy efficiency, and the average 8 year running cost of the 272S4 is £142 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC monitors of this type and age.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 272s4lpjcb00, 272s4lpjcb27, 272s4lpjcb01
Barcodes 00609585244337, 08712581729035, 08712581729042

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