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69

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Philips C272P4

£633.86
Philips C272P4
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A fully featured but 4 year old 27" PC screen, with satisfactory running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 12ms Dec 2013
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Philips C272P4 Review

With excellent features, we have scored the Philips C272P4 as follows:
52
Value for Money
Average
85
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
4 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£73 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £73 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 PC monitors.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a built-in camera
Clinical d-image pre-set for DICOM part 14 greyscale images
SmartImage clinic for common display settings
Antimicrobial housing actively inhibits bacterial growth
Medical-grade power supply ensures safety with low emission
PLS quad HD technology ensures 8 bit colour, 109 ppi images
PowerSensor saves up to 80% energy costs
Webcam with mic to connect and collaborate
SmartErgoBase enables user-friendly ergonomic adjustments
Low bezel-to-table height for maximum reading comfort
MultiView enables active dual connect and view at the same time
Built-in stereo speakers for multimedia
DisplayPort offers audio and video over A single, long cable

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Philips C272P4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £633.86 it is more expensive than 91% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Philips C272P4 and the United Kingdom price of £633.86 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $877.67 (£1,217.24).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the C272P4 is £73 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since December 2013.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Philips C272P4's display diagonal of 27" is in the biggest 33% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC displays is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Philips C272P4 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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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 C272P4's response time of 12ms is slower than 92% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips C272P4 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Philips C272P4 has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in camera.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Philips C272P4's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than 83% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Philips C272P4's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 68% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Philips C272P4's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 76% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Philips C272P4 which has two HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips c272p4qpkew, c272p4qpkew00

Barcodes:

08712581702427

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