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£688.96
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A huge display diagonal and top-quality 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with a Gold award from two expert review websites and 7 further awards from other expert sites
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £1,832.33. APR 16.9%.
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£2,004.36
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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Purchase price £688.96. APR 14.9%.
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£754.26
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Purchase price £699.98. APR 14.9%.
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£766.32
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Purchase price £688.96. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £699.98. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £688.96. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £699.98. APR 14.9%.
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£813.75
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Purchase price £688.96. APR 18.9%.
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Purchase price £699.98. APR 18.9%.
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Philips BDM3490UC Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Philips BDM3490UC number 67 in curved monitors.
92
Reviews
18 Reviews + 9 Awards
53
Value for Money
Average
92
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 82%, based on 18 reviews. This PC monitor has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from In4.pl plus two other sites and a "Gold" award from Hardwareinside.de plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However this Philips PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
The BDM3490UC has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Wide. beautiful. curved
Design inspired by the world around us
Brilliant performance
Easy to connect and enjoy

Philips BDM3490UC Video Reviews

Philips BDM3490UC In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

Amongst flatpanel monitors, this PC monitor is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites.

The authors at review websites In4.pl, Techradar and Techradar.com/au/ all recommend this Philips PC monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This LCD screen received a "Gold" award from both websites Hardwareinside.de and Gadgetgear.nl, both of which decided that this PC display was superb.

Two other expert review sites both thought that this PC screen was very good. This LCD screen received a "Best Buy" award from website Expert Reviews and it received a "Silver" award from review website Xtremehardware.com who decided it was very good.

Two additional expert review sites both thought that this PC display was very good. Kitguru.net gave this LCD screen a "Must Have" award and it received an "Outstanding" award from Chip.com.my.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 18 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and PC Mag this PC display has an average expert rating of 82%.

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Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Based on 1,108 expert and user reviews (including 95 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its PC monitors. 88% of those that bought a Philips PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £688.96 it is in the most expensive 8% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The BDM3490UC is in the most expensive 17% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the BDM3490UC is £110.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC monitor has been on the market since June 2015.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The BDM3490UC's display diagonal of 34.1" is in the biggest 3% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Philips BDM3490UC has a maximum display resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Flatpanel monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The Philips BDM3490UC's response time of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 68% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Philips BDM3490UC of 172° is pretty typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 39% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips BDM3490UC has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all PC displays is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The BDM3490UC's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 9% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Philips BDM3490UC of 1,000 is pretty average compared to most other PC screens. It is higher than 30% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The BDM3490UC has a built-in USB hub, unlike 81% of PC screens which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Three HDMI Ports

The BDM3490UC is a three HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Philips BDM3490UC has a headphone out, unlike 89% of LCD screens which do not have a headphone out.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The BDM3490UC features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 95% of PC displays do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asrockasusantecarcticb bdm3490uc, asrockasusantecarcticb 3440x1440, asrockasusantecarcticb 300cdm2, philips bdm3490uc34, philips bdm3490uc00, philips 3440x1440, philips byn6zs00, philips byn6za00, philips 300cdm2, code bdm3490uc, bdm3490uc61, bdm3490uc27

Barcodes:

00609585249158, 04053162997448, 05054629909690, 08712581733841, 08712581734787

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