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Philips 278G4DHSD/75
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Philips 278G4DHSD/75 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Oct 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £69.07 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Robust
1 Review + 1 Award
pcarena.pl Performance Award

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Price

Reasonably Priced

One customer reckoned that it was good value for money. Paula mentioned in her review two years ago “For price, gives good value = total of three hdmi ports” and rated it 5 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Some Philips 278G4DHSD owners wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Philips 278G4DHSD on expert website Expert Reviews three years ago “Not only does the frameless 27in IPS panel look like a high-end monitor, with its slim and glossy bezel, it’s also a Full HD display that’s 3D-ready” but despite that they only scored this PC monitor 3 stars. Expert website Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “A slim and light panel from Philips” in their review of the Philips 278G4DHSD.


Good Picture Quality

One Philips 278G4DHSD owner who reviewed the Philips 278G4DHSD considered that it had good picture quality.


Design

Robust

One Philips 278G4DHSD owner who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Paula said “Good build with interesting addits”.

Good Product Quality

One customer who bought this PC monitor thought it was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Expert Reviews “A great 27in screen with excellent image quality.”.

Nice Design

One Philips 278G4DHSD reviewer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “The Phiips Gioco 278G4 is a beautiful monitor” yet they only rated it 3 stars.


Reviews

One Industry Award

This Philips PC monitor received a "Performance Award" from review sites Pcarena.pl who said that this flatpanel monitor functioned well.

Good Brand

We checked 581 expert and owner reviews (including 40 verified purchases) for Philips PC displays and found that on average Philips has good reviews compared to other brands. 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.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The 278G4DHSD/75 has an average running cost of £70 over 8 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 LCD screens of this type and age.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Philips released the 278G4DHSD/75 in April 2017.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 278G4DHSD/75 has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC monitor do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Three HDMI Ports

The 278G4DHSD/75 is a three HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC display have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Has an Audio Output

The 278G4DHSD/75 has an audio output. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor also have an audio output.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 278G4DHSD/75 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen which have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at including the Samsung 320MXN-3, the Benq GW2265HM, or the Philips C272P4 which also has a higher rating.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Philips 278G4DHSD/75 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor. The average viewing angle, vertical of comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as this PC screen is 170°, and the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The 278G4DHSD/75 has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The viewing angles, horizontal of medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The 278G4DHSD/75 has a sync-on-green (SOG). Most of the other PC screens of this type and age also have a sync-on-green (SOG).

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Philips 278G4DHSD/75 has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to this PC monitor.

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Has an HDCP

The 278G4DHSD/75 has an HDCP. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to this LCD screen also have an HDCP.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 14 milliseconds, the 278G4DHSD/75 has a very slow response time compared to most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor. The response times of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC display range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Other Features

Has an HDMI

The 278G4DHSD/75 has an HDMI. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC monitor also have an HDMI.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Philips 278G4DHSD/75 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has One Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Philips 278G4DHSD/75 is more than most PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it. This Philips PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 278g4dhsd00, 278g4dhsd75, 278g4dhsd94, 278g4dhsd01, 278g4dhsd93
Barcodes 03609740156656, 04053162661097, 06951613902547, 08712581657284, 08712581657291, 08712581657314, 08712581676643

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