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Philips 298X4QJAB/27
Philips 298X4QJAB/27

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Philips 298X4QJAB/27 PC Monitor

29" 2560 X 1080 20000000:1 LCD Apr 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £86.92 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Easy to use
Good technical features
2 Reviews + 1 Award
ua.gecid.com Tested

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Reviews

One Industry Award

Ua.gecid.com gave this PC screen a "Tested" award.

Good Brand

We checked 581 user and expert reviews (including 40 verified purchases) for Philips PC screens and found that on average Philips has good ratings. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 85% of those that bought a Philips PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

One Philips 298X4QJAB owner said in their reviews that the Philips 298X4QJAB had a good experience. Two years ago Jinyu mentioned in their review of the Philips 298X4QJAB on Amazon “Very pleasant shopping experience”.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who bought the Philips 298X4QJAB considered that it had good features. Caterham wrote “Great screen def with good features”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 298X4QJAB/27 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to this LCD screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung 320MXN-3, the Benq GW2265HM, or the Philips C272P4.

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Display

2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The 298X4QJAB/27 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display resolution of all similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to this LCD screen ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 3440 x 1440 pixels (best).

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the 298X4QJAB/27 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago have viewing angles, horizontal of between 18° and 1,800°. The 298X4QJAB/27 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The Philips 298X4QJAB/27 has a sync-on-green (SOG), as do most of the other PC displays that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The 298X4QJAB/27 has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The 298X4QJAB/27 has an HDCP. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also have an HDCP.

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Quite Slow Response Time

When compared to other PC monitors of this age and spec, the 298X4QJAB/27's response time of 14 milliseconds is one of the slowest. PC screens that came out around the same time as this LCD screen have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The 298X4QJAB/27 is a two HDMI port PC screen.

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Has an Audio Output

The Philips 298X4QJAB/27 has an audio output, as do most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this LCD screen.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Philips 298X4QJAB/27 features Picture-in-Picture support, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC monitor.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Philips 298X4QJAB/27 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC monitors that have been available for more than two years also have an Energy Star certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Philips 298X4QJAB reviewer who bought the product thought it was not thick. Techradar.com mentioned in their review on Techradar “A thick alphanumeric naming soup is unfortunately par for the course for PC monitors” but despite that they still gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The 298X4QJAB/27 is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC monitors of a similar age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 298X4QJAB/27 will cost £87 over 8 years to run.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 298x4qjab27, 298x4qjab00, 298x4qjab93
Barcodes 00012303196649, 00025184154622, 00132017756714, 00609585229518, 00661686770696, 00712581661786, 05052916669913, 05054484244653, 06095852295180, 06951613902738, 08712581661786

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