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Philips 298X4QJAB/27

Philips 298X4QJAB/27
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ua.gecid.com Tested hdblog.it Editor's Choice
A fully featured and award winning 29" PC screen, with alright running costs but representing only moderate value for money
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 20000000:1 No Apr 2013
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Philips 298X4QJAB/27 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Philips 298X4QJAB/27 as follows:
97
Reviews
9 Reviews + 1 Award
59
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
59
Age
4 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£87 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has excellent expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received two awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Hdblog.it and an industry award from Ua.gecid.com. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this Philips PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
The 298X4QJAB/27 has running costs of £87 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some great features:
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)

Philips 298X4QJAB/27 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

This Philips PC display received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Hdblog.it who decided that this LCD screen was excellent.

The expert at one other expert review site thought that this PC display was very good. This was from Ua.gecid.com who gave it an "Tested".

Excellent Expert Reviews

Five experts from sites including Techradar, winmagpro.nl, gadgetguy.com.au and techradar.com/au/ have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 100 out of 100. This puts this LCD screen in the top 1% of all the flatpanel monitors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 1,108 owner and expert reviews (including 95 verified purchases) for Philips PC monitors and found that on average Philips has very good reviews. 88% of those that bought a Philips PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 298X4QJAB/00 is £87, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Philips released the 298X4QJAB/00 in March 2013.

Features

2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The Philips 298X4QJAB/00 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all PC screens ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The 298X4QJAB/00's display diagonal of 29" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 12% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The Philips 298X4QJAB/00's response time of 14ms is very slow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 98% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Philips 298X4QJAB/00 of 178° is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 49% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The 298X4QJAB/00's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 73% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips 298X4QJAB/00 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Philips 298X4QJAB/27 of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 62% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Audio Output

The 298X4QJAB/00 has an audio output, which is unusual. 87% of flatpanel monitors do not have an audio output.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Philips 298X4QJAB/00 features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of flatpanel monitors do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the 298X4QJAB/00 which has two HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

298x4qjab27, 298x4qjab00, 298x4qjab93

Barcodes:

00012303196649, 00025184154622, 00132017756714, 00609585229518, 00661686770696, 00712581661786, 05052916669913, 05054484244653, 06095852295180, 06951613902738, 08712581661786

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