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Philips 221B3LPC
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Philips 221B3LPC PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Apr 2012
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Eco-friendly, EPEAT Gold certified Philips Business Line 221B3 LED display with intelligent PowerSensor detects user presence and adjusts power consumption saving up to 80% of energy bills! More
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11 Reasons For

Philips Has Good PC Display Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Philips PC displays and also specifically for Philips medium monitors and found that in both cases Philips had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

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

There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the Asus VK228H ($103.99), or the LG 24M45 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The 221B3LPC has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC displays of this age and spec which do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at including the Fujitsu L22T-7, or the AOC E2360 which is cheaper; or the Philips 273E3 which has better reviews.

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Quite Many Recyclable Material Percentage

At 100 percent, the 221B3LPC has a fairly many recyclable material percentage compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 221B3LPC. The recyclable material percentages of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 221B3LPC range from 25% to 1,000%, and the average recyclable material percentage is 89%.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Off

The power consumption when off of the 221B3LPC of only 0.1 Watts is one of the lowest amongst PC monitors of this type and age. Similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 21W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.48W.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Resolution

This PC display has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum resolution on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC screens that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports One Placement

The number of placements supported by the 221B3LPC is more than most medium monitors that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported placement is Horizontal, but this placement is not supported by this LCD screen. The placements Horizontal/Vertical are also supported by this PC display.

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Short

At only 323 millimeters, the 221B3LPC is fairly short compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. Across all the PC displays of this type and age the heights range from 30mm to 4,800mm, and the average height is 370mm.

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Narrow

The narrowest medium monitor that came out more than two years ago is 50mm wide, the widest is 6,500mm, and the average width is 580mm. At only 507 millimeters, the 221B3LPC is fairly narrow compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age.

PC screens with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the iiyama B2280WSD-B1 (512.5mm).

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Quite Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The lowest power consumption in economy mode of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 221B3LPC is 0.5W and the highest is 48W. The Philips 221B3LPC has a quite low power consumption in economy mode (only 11.8 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 221B3LPC.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the 221B3LPC are not 3D compatible. The 221B3LPC is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the AOC i2367 ($119.99), the Acer XB240H, or the HP LP2065 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 221B3LPC, the Philips 221B3LPC does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in camera and we think the Asus VK228H ($103.99) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC displays of this type and age, the Philips 221B3LPC does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

With a viewable height of only 268.1 millimeters, the Philips 221B3LPC has a fairly small viewable height compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the 221B3LPC. The smallest viewable height of PC displays of a similar spec and age to the 221B3LPC is 28mm and the biggest is 630mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 221B3LPC range from 50cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm. The Philips 221B3LPC has a quite small display diagonal (only 54.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the 221B3LPC.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

Medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years have viewable widths of between 1mm and 880mm. With a viewable width of only 476.6 millimeters, the Philips 221B3LPC has one of the smaller viewable widths amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Only 476.6 X 268.1mm Effective Viewing Area

The Philips 221B3LPC has a maximum effective viewing area of 476.6 x 268.1mm. That's 12% less effective viewing area than a 509.18 x 286.41mm PC monitor, which is the most common effective viewing area.

A 476.6 x 268.1mm effective viewing area is in fact the worst effective viewing area across all medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of flatpanel monitor the best effective viewing area is 597.6 x 336.15mm.

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Only 476.6 X 268.1mm Display Viewable Area

This PC display has a 476.6 x 268.1mm display viewable area, which is the most frequently found display viewable area on PC monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 221B3LPC

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when Philips released the 221B3LPC.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC displays of a similar age and type to it.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Technology (CI)
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
USB 2.0 Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
Built-In Microphone
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Recyclable Material Percentage
Coloured Feet
Case Colour
Heavy Metal Free Design
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Compatible Memory Card
Windows Operating System
Mean Time Between Failures
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Ergonomics
Maximum Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
LED Indicator
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Safety Certification
Compliance Industry Standard
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Package Dimensions
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Power Consumption When Active
Picture Enhancement
Maximum Resolution
Effective Viewing Area
Volume Control
Display Viewable Area
HDMI
Product Included
Placement
Package Dimensions
Dimensions With Stand
Package Weight
Technical Details
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $21.95
Electricity cost when on standby $0.47
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Total running cost over 5 years $22.42
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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