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Philips 272S4

Philips 272S4 PC Monitor

27" 20000000:1 LED Nov 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
These latest Philips screens deliver Crystalclear, Quad HD 2560x1440 or 2560x1080 pixel images. Utilizing high performance panels with high density pixel count, 178/178 wide viewing angles,... More
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12 Reasons For

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.”.

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.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on PC screens of this spec and age.

Alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider include the Asus VG27AH[plb_1426322_price] which is cheaper; or the HP EliteDisplay S270[plb_2562696_price], or the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the Philips 272S4 has a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to look at include the Eizo FlexScan EV2436[plb_2719035_price] which has better reviews; or the Acer CB290C[plb_2479014_price] which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Wortmann AG Terra LED 2455W PIVOT[plb_2872967_price].

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Philips PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Medium monitors built by Philips have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that Philips also has good ratings across its entire range.

Very Long Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

The mean time between failures (MTBF)s of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 272S4 range from 30h to 70,000h. With a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 70,000 hours, the Philips 272S4 has one of the longest mean time between failures (MTBF)s amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Low Power Consumption (off)

The average power consumption (off) of PC displays of this type and age is 0.5W. With a power consumption (off) of only 0.3 Watts, the Philips 272S4 has one of the lower power consumption (off)s amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of PC screens of this age and type is 290 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the Philips 272S4 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 272S4.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The Philips 272S4 has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s (68.6 centimeters) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. Across all the similar spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm.

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the Philips 272S4 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. The resolution of all similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This PC screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

The average viewable size, horizontal of medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 520mm. With a viewable size, horizontal of 596.7 millimeters, the Philips 272S4 has one of the bigger viewable size, horizontals amongst medium monitors of this age.

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12 Reasons Against

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”.

Price Has Increased by £60.30

In the last 51 days the 272S4 has increased in price by £60.30.

Not 3D

The Philips 272S4 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 272S4 are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a PC monitor that is 3D then you might want to look at the Asus VG27AH[plb_1426322_price], or the Samsung LS23A700DS[plb_1458097_price]; or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 272S4 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 272S4 also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price], or the AOC I2472[plb_2126699_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 272S4 do not have a card reader integrated. The Philips 272S4 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Very Few Recyclable Material

The average recyclable material of similar spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the 272S4 is 80%, and the recyclable materials range from 25% to 100%. The Philips 272S4 has a quite few recyclable material (only 25 percent) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 272S4.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and type.

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Expensive

We think this PC display looks expensive compared to other similar spec LCD screens that came out more than two years ago. The cheapeast PC display of this age and type that we found costs £46 and the most expensive costs £2,475.

Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the Philips 272S4 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of LCD screens of this age and type is 15°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Philips 272S4 has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 272S4. Similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 272S4 have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 76 kilowatt hours, the Philips 272S4 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 272S4 the annual energy consumptions range from 25kWh to 140kWh.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

The Philips 272S4 has one of the higher power consumption (PowerSave)s (21 Watts) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age. The power consumption (PowerSave)s of LCD screens of this age and spec range from 0.14W to 80W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 272S4

Average Running Costs

This PC display has an energy efficiency rating of C. The 272S4 is typical compared to the other 993 PC screens of a comparable type and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 272S4 is £50.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 272S4 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Display SRGB
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
DDC/CI
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out
PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Recyclable Material
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Heavy Metals Free
Performance
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
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Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £74.27
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
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Total running cost over 5 years £76.83
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 272S4uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.38T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 272s4lpjcb00, 272s4lpjcb27, 272s4lpjcb01, philips 272s4, philips 272s4l, philips 350cdm2, philips 272s4lp, philips p215602, philips 272s4lpj, philips p215602p, philips 272s4lpjc, philips 2560x1440, philips 272s4lpjcb, philips 272s4lpjcb00, philips phi272s4lpjcb, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4l, asrockasusantecarcticb 350cdm2, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4lp, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4lpj, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4lpjc, asrockasusantecarcticb 2560x1440, philips 272s4lpjcb00272s4lpjcb00, asrockasusantecarcticb 272s4lpjcb
Barcodes 00609585244337, 08712581729035, 08712581729042

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