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Philips BDM3470UP/75 PC Monitor

£718.74
34" 3440 X 1440 40000000:1 LED Sep 2014
C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £122.47 Electricity cost over 5 years
8 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Five Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor has received five awards from expert review sites.

Three expert review sites all thought that this PC screen was good. This PC display received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info and it received a "Recommended" award from In4.pl, confirming their endorsement. Also, Pcgameware.co.uk decided that this Philips PC display was exceptional and gave it a "Gold" award.

This Philips PC screen received a "Good Choice" award from Pcforalla.idg.se and Mobimaniak.pl gave it a "5 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Five experts from sites including Digital Versus, pcforalla.idg.se, pcgameware.co.uk and mobimaniak.pl have rated this PC screen on average 89%. If all the LCD screens of a similar age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this LCD screen is in the top 11%.

Easy to Use

One Philips BDM3470UP owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good experience.

Good Size

One Philips BDM3470UP owner who reviewed the Philips BDM3470UP considered that it was thin. Digitalversus.com said on Digital Versus “The BDM3470UP has a very narrow, black plastic bezel” in their review.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this PC display was released.

Philips PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Philips medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC monitors Philips is one of the better rated manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens of a similar age and spec to it.

There are a number of other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to look at including a cheaper PC display such as the [plb_3828094] or you might consider a better rated PC display such as the Viewsonic VP2770 (£424.92), or the Samsung S32D850T (£337.49).

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Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency classification of this PC screen is C, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the BDM3470UP is £78, which makes it one of the most expensive to run PC monitors that have been available for more than two years.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The BDM3470UP has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the BDM3470UP do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the iiyama B2888UHSU which is cheaper; or the LG 29EA93 (£434.28) which has better reviews.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the LG 34UM65 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the BDM3470UP, the BDM3470UP does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The BDM3470UP is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the BDM3470UP are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Philips 272G5DYEB/93, or the Benq BL2710 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the BDM3470UP, the BDM3470UP does not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader to this PC screen and we think the DELL U2713H (£349) or the Benq BL3201 (£659.99) are also worth considering.

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Pricey

After checking the price of 534 medium monitors that came out more than two years ago they range in price from £51 to £5,421. We think that this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

Flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the BDM3470UP have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. When compared to other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age that we have assessed, the maximum height adjustment of the Philips BDM3470UP of 180 millimeters is one of the highest.

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Quite Many Display Colour Count

The BDM3470UP has a quite many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. The least display colour count of PC displays of this spec and age is 0.21M and the most is 1,100M.

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Very Big Viewable Width

Similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years have viewable widths of between 1mm and 880mm. When compared to other similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Philips BDM3470UP's viewable width of 799.8 millimeters is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the similar spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the BDM3470UP the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. The BDM3470UP has a very big display diagonal (86.7 centimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the BDM3470UP.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The Philips BDM3470UP has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the BDM3470UP graphics resolutions range from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 320 candellas per square meter, the BDM3470UP has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. Comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the BDM3470UP have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that have been available for more than two years.

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Heavy

The average weight of PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the BDM3470UP is 4.9kg. At 6.5 kilograms, the BDM3470UP is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The BDM3470UP has a fairly high power consumption in economy mode (40.8 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the BDM3470UP. The power consumptions in economy mode of LCD screens of this spec and age range from 0.5W to 48W, and the average power consumption in economy mode is 20W.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 92 kilowatt hours, the BDM3470UP has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other PC monitors that were released around the same time as the BDM3470UP. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the BDM3470UP the annual energy consumptions range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh.

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Very High Power Consumption When Active

The average power consumption when active of medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 22W. The power consumption when active of the BDM3470UP of 46.97 Watts is one of the highest amongst comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the BDM3470UP.

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Very High Average Power Consumption

At 63 Watts, the Philips BDM3470UP has a very high average power consumption compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years. The average average power consumption of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 25W.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 14 milliseconds, the BDM3470UP has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age. The average response time of comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the BDM3470UP is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips phibdm3470up, philips bdm3470up00, philips 3440x1440, philips p219036p, apple 3440x1440, philips 320cdm2, pumps bdm3470up, apple bdm3470up, bdm3470up75
Barcodes 08712581721008, 08712581721022

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