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Philips 298P4 PC Monitor

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29" 20000000:1 LED Feb 2013
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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26 Reasons For

Eighteen Industry Awards

Experts rave about this PC screen and have given it eighteen awards.

The writers at 3dnews.ru, Pcfoster.pl, Almodi.org, In4.pl and F1cd.ru all concluded that concluded that they would endorse this flatpanel monitor and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Hwlegend.com and Hardzone.es both decided that this LCD screen was exceptional and gave it their "Platinum" award.

Three other expert review sites thought that this PC monitor was good. The expert at HEXUS.net decided that this Philips PC display was innovative and gave it an "Innovation" award and the expert at Pcgameware.co.uk decided that it was great and gave it a "Silver" award. Additionally, the editor of Techno-labs.com said that this medium monitor performed well and gave it a "High Performance" award.

An other two expert review sites both thought that this Philips PC screen was good. The expert at Tweaks.pl concluded that this Philips PC display was great for its price and gave it an "Excellent Value" award and Xtremehardware.com wrote that it was outstanding and gave it a "Gold" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

This PC screen has an average expert rating of 86 out of 100 based on twenty-two expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, PC Mag and PC Advisor.co.uk. This means that experts think this flatpanel monitor is one of the better PC monitors of a comparable type and age.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, 298P4 owners rated this flatpanel monitor as excellent.

Robust

Several customers who bought the Philips 298P4 wrote that it was well made. Freetail wrote three years ago “Feels incredibly solid with good menu controls, great sound out (connected via Display Port to hi-fi via the screen)”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “It faces very tough competition from the likes of the ViewSonic VP2770-LED, which can offer a more interesting all-round package for graphic designers” in their review of the Philips 298P4.

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Good Product Quality

A few Philips 298P4 reviewers concluded that it was good quality. Freetail said “Great USB expandability and high quality construction with” in their review of this PC monitor. Four years ago Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “An excellent 29in monitor with great image quality and a wide range of inputs” in their review.

Easy to Use

One Philips 298P4 reviewer who purchased the product wrote that it was easy to use the menus. One Philips 298P4 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of the Philips 298P4 four years ago “The Philips 298P4JEB is a practical 29" 21” .

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup.

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Good Size

A number of Philips 298P4 owners reckoned that this PC monitor was good structurally. One customer considered that this PC monitor was thin. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor “The bevels thin and adjustability great” .

Good Picture Quality

One customer said that the product had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote “The colours are nice and crisp”. One Philips 298P4 owner said in their reviews that it had a wide viewing angle.

One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Reasonably Priced

Two people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good value for money. Freetail wrote “For the price, this is truly excellent” in their review. Hardwarecanucks.com mentioned four years ago “With the Brilliance 298P4, Philips is trying to chart a new path towards more affordable high resolution monitors”.

One person who bought it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Three years ago Avro wrote “Dropped off a cheap sub” in their review of the Philips 298P4.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Tweaks.pl highlighted in their review that this flatpanel monitor was good value for money.

Good Connectivity

A number of customers who reviewed the product said that it was good in terms of USB connections.

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking. Pcmag.com wrote on PC Mag “The Philips Brilliance MultiView (298P4QJEB) is a stylish, 29-inch, ultra-wide In-Plane Switching (IPS) monitor that delivers good gray scale”.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

The Philips 298P4 is a four USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC display. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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LED Display

This LCD screen has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 298P4 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the 298P4 which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Philips Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Based on 463 owner and expert reviews, Philips has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. Philips also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Philips 298P4 has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type. Similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the 298P4 have viewing angle, verticals of between 15° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years is -5°, the widest is 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Philips 298P4 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the 298P4 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the Philips 298P4 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite High Height Adjustment

The Philips 298P4 has one of the higher height adjustments (150 millimeters) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The average height adjustment of medium monitors that have been available for more than two years is 130mm.

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

The viewable size, horizontals of similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 298P4 range from 1mm to 880mm. The Philips 298P4 has a quite big viewable size, horizontal (672.76 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 298P4.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

Across all the medium monitors that have been around for more than two years the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of 73 centimeters, the Philips 298P4 has a quite big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the 298P4.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the Philips 298P4 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 298P4. The display brightnesss of PC monitors of this age and spec range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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2560 X 1080 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Philips 298P4 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 298P4 the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have response times of between 1ms and 69ms. At only 5 milliseconds, the Philips 298P4 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has One Cables Included

The Philips 298P4 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of this age and spec. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC monitors of this spec and age.

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10 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most PC displays that are a comparable age to the 298P4 are not 3D. The Philips 298P4 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to the 298P4, the Philips 298P4 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the 298P4, the Philips 298P4 does not have a card reader integrated.

It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a card reader integrated including the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price] both from DELL.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Viewable Size, Vertical

Medium monitors that have been available for more than two years have viewable size, verticals of between 100mm and 630mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 320mm. The Philips 298P4 has a quite small viewable size, vertical (only 283.82 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 298P4.

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Quite Few Recyclable Material

The recyclable materials of PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the 298P4 range from 25% to 100%, and the average recyclable material is 80%. The Philips 298P4 has one of the less recyclable materials (only 65 percent) amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Short Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

LCD screens of this age and type have mean time between failures (MTBF)s of between 30h and 70,000h. At only 30,000 hours, the Philips 298P4 has a fairly short mean time between failures (MTBF) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the 298P4.

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Heavy

The lightest LCD screen of this age and spec is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg. At 5.7 kilograms, the Philips 298P4 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (active)

The power consumption (active)s of PC displays that were released more than two years ago range from 9W to 63W. At 38.5 Watts, the Philips 298P4 has a fairly high power consumption (active) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

The power consumption (PowerSave)s of PC displays of a similar age and type to the 298P4 range from 0.14W to 80W. With a power consumption (PowerSave) of 25.1 Watts, the Philips 298P4 has one of the higher power consumption (PowerSave)s amongst medium monitors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 298P4

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 298P4 will cost £64 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC monitors of a comparable type and age.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC monitor has been on the market for over four years.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
HD Type
HDCP
Display SRGB
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
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
SmartResponse
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
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
AC (power) in
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
Card Reader Integrated
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity
Operating Altitude
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Compliance Industry Standards
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight (with Stand) (imperial)
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Other Features
Package Dimensions (W X D X H)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (active)
Effective Viewing Area
SmartImage
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Recyclable Packaging Material

18 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(43)

The Philips 298P4QJEB 29? 21:9 SuperWide monitor was very easy to set up and the stand was so adjustable that you would be hard pressed to have a situation where you couldn't position it exactly...

Pcgameware.co.uk

11 April 2014

The Philips Brilliance MultiView (298P4QJEB) is a stylish, 29-inch, ultra-wide In-Plane Switching (IPS) monitor that delivers good gray scale and viewing angle performance and is loaded with...

12 February 2014

2013 will be known as the year when PC monitors finally started moving beyond Full HD resolution. Last year we tested a large number of WQHD monitors with 2560x1440 pixels, and today we will... Read more…

21 October 2013

The Philips 298P4JEB is a practical 29" 21:9 monitor with excellent colour fidelity. However, it faces very tough competition from the likes of the ViewSonic VP2770-LED, which can offer a more...

Digital Versus

27 August 2013

With the Brilliance 298P4, Philips is trying to chart a new path towards more affordable high resolution monitors and they have our respect for that. However, trying to sell the merits of a 21:9...

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User Reviews

(3)

For the price, this is truly excellent. Great USB expandability and high quality construction with a great picture. Can't fault it. Wish they had a slightly larger version available but until... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

This product worked well when I first got it, but failed after 4 months. Philips offered to exchange it, but dropped off a cheap sub.

Reviewed 3 February 2014 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This is a cracking monitor, which I bought primarily for its wide screen and multiple input options - the most important being DisplayPort. The colours are nice and crisp, the bevels thin and... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £98.71
Electricity cost when on standby £1.54
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Total running cost over 5 years £100.25
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 298p4qjeb, 298p4qjeb96, 298p4qjeb27, 298p4qjeb75, 298p4qjeb94, 298p4qjeb00, 298p4qjeb69, 298p4qjeb93, monkey 298p4, philips 298p4, monkey 298p4q, philips 298p4q, monkey 298p4qj, philips 298p4qj, monkey 298p4qje, philips 298p4qje, monkey 298p4qjeb, philips 298p4qjeb, monkey 298p4qjeb00, philips 298p4qjeb00
Barcodes 00025184153786, 00609585229501, 00712581661748, 03609740147128, 03609740155444, 05052916669890, 05053959408903, 05054230990872, 06095852295012, 06951613902721, 08712581661748, 08712581661755, 08712581661762, 08712581661779, 08712581690168

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