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Philips 226V4
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Philips 226V4 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 10000000:1 LED Jul 2012
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4 Reasons For


One Philips 226V4 owner who purchased the Philips 226V4 mentioned that it was reliable. John-Paul Case mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon last year “Good Monitor, Reliable, decent picture” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Good Brand

We checked the reviews from experts and users of hundreds of PC displays to determine an average rating for each LCD screen manufacturer. On average PC monitors from Philips have good reviews from experts and users.

Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 226V4, the Philips 226V4 has a built-in speaker.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

The Philips 226V4 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over two times the resolution of a 1280 x 800 PC screen, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the 226V4 ranges from 320 x 240 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Very Short Mean Time Between Failures

The mean time between failures of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 226V4 range from 30h to 30,000h, and the average mean time between failures is 15,000h. With a mean time between failures of only 30 hours, the Philips 226V4 has one of the shorter mean time between failures amongst PC screens of this age.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Philips 226V4 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 58% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. Across all similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 226V4 the best display resolution is 1920 x 1200 pixels and the worst is 1280 x 768 pixels.

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Only 476.64 X 268.11mm Display Viewable Area

This PC screen has a 476.64 x 268.11mm display viewable area, which is the most frequently found display viewable area on comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 226V4

Released Over Four Years Ago

Philips released the 226V4 over four years ago.

LCD Display Type

The Philips 226V4 has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC displays of this type and age.

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Electricity cost when switched on $26.01
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $28.36
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 226V4uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 226v4l, 226v4ls, 226v4lsw, 226v4lsb, 226V4LSB2, 226v4lab00, 226v4lsb01, 226v4lab01, 226v4lsw93, 226v4lsb93, 226v4lsb69, 226v4lsb94, 226v4lsb00, 226v4lsb57, 226v4lab69, code 226v4, 226v4lsb78, 226v4lsb293, code 226v4l, 226v4lsb210, 226v4lsbva93, code 226v4la, 226v4lab00nl, code 226v4lab, 8712581653507, philips 226v4, philips 226v4l, philips 226v4la, philips 226v4ls
Barcodes 00712581653606, 02002582007000, 03609740149757, 05053959408361, 05054484191650, 05054629137550, 06951613902141, 06951613902622, 06951613903391, 06951613903438, 08712581653507, 08712581653514, 08712581653521, 08712581653576, 08712581653583, 08712581653590, 08712581653606, 08712581653613, 08712581653620, 08712581662509

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