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Philips 231P4Q PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jul 2012
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The Philips PowerSensor IPS LED display using 65% post consumer recycled plastics and PVC, BFR free housing is ideal for eco-friendly productivity - PowerSensor saves up to 80% energy costs- Zero... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including Chip.de and tbreak.ae have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 86%. If all the medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago are ranked by average expert review score then this PC screen is in the top 19%.

Good Brand

Philips medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC monitors Philips is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Camera

The Philips 231P4Q has a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the 231P4Q do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Philips 231P4Q has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been available for more than two years do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to consider including a cheaper PC screen such as the NEC MultiSync E243[plb_2167634_price] or you might consider a higher scoring PC screen such as the NEC EA224WMi[plb_1412543_price], or the Philips 274E5[plb_1499782_price].

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC displays of a similar type and age to the 231P4Q is 50° and the widest is 180°. At 178 degrees, the Philips 231P4Q has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 231P4Q.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle

Across all the comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the 231P4Q the viewing angles range from 90° to 180°. The Philips 231P4Q has a very wide viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the 231P4Q.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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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 comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Supports One Placement

The Philips 231P4Q has a greater number of placements than most medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most commonly supported placement is Horizontal, but this placement is not supported by this PC monitor. The placements Horizontal/Vertical are also supported by this PC display.

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Light

The weights of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 231P4Q range from 3g to 39kg. At only 3.1 kilograms, the Philips 231P4Q is fairly light compared to most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the 231P4Q.

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Quite Low Maximum Power Consumption

The lowest maximum power consumption of PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 231P4Q is 5.4W and the highest is 250W. The maximum power consumption of the Philips 231P4Q of only 5.4 Watts is one of the lowest amongst medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 231P4Q.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 231P4Q is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the 231P4Q are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Philips 231P4Q does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader which you might want to look at including the DELL U2713H[plb_1518815_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Mean Time Between Failures

With a mean time between failures of only 30 hours, the Philips 231P4Q has a fairly short mean time between failures compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. Across all the medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 231P4Q the mean time between failures range from 30h to 70,000h.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The Philips 231P4Q has one of the dimmer display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst PC screens of this age. The display brightness of flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the Philips 231P4Q has one of the slower response times amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The fastest response time of similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Active

At 29.1 Watts, the Philips 231P4Q has a fairly high power consumption when active compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 231P4Q. Across all the comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 231P4Q the power consumptions when active range from 9W to 63W.

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Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

At 18 Watts, the Philips 231P4Q has a quite high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. Similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.14W and 80W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6W.

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Fairly Slow SmartResponse

The average smartResponse of medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 4.2ms. At 7 milliseconds, the Philips 231P4Q has a fairly slow smartResponse compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 231P4Q.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 231P4Q

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Philips released the 231P4Q.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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LCD Display Type

The Philips 231P4Q has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as it.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC displays that have an LCD Display and we think a cheaper PC monitor such as the Benq BL2410[plb_1463501_price] or you might consider a higher rated PC monitor such as the iiyama XB2485WSU[plb_1448731_price], and the Philips 241P4[plb_1485096_price] are also worth considering.

PC monitors with a better display type that might be worth looking at include the AOC I2757F[plb_1402268_price] (LED), the Philips 242G5[plb_1875586_price] (LED), or the DELL UltraSharp 24[plb_3060378_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Width

At 547 millimeters, the Philips 231P4Q has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the 231P4Q.

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Specification

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Display Brightness
Response Time
SmartResponse
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Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
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USB 2.0 Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
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Multimedia
Built-In Camera
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Loudspeaker
Swivel Webcam
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Integrated TV Tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
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Heavy Metal Free Design
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Thin Client
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WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture Mode
Pivot Angle
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
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Input Frequency
Input Voltage
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Power Consumption in Economy Mode
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Effective Viewing Area
Display Viewable Area
Viewing Angle
Product Included
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Expert Reviews

(4)

Tbreak.ae

3 February 2014

The Philips 231P4 is a simple solution for any office that has an abundance of laptops over desktops, with people constantly disconnecting and reconnecting various devices. It makes a once mundane...

5 April 2014

Tüm günü ekran kar??s?nda geçiren profesyonel kullan?c?lar dü?ünülerek haz?rlanm?? olan bu yeni 23 inç ekranl? monitör, s?ra d??? bir tasar?ma sahip. Üzerindeki 2 MP web kameras? ayn?... Read more…

21 July 2014

Monitor o przek?tnej 23 cali, rozdzielczo?ci 1.920 x 1.080 pikseli, jasno?ci 268 cd/m2 i kontra?cie 1000:1:1 z matryc? typu IPS. Z??cza: 1 x D-Sub, 1 x DVI-D, 1 x Displayport.OpisSpecyfikacja i...

15 October 2013

Zu den Stärken des Philips 231P4Q gehört mehr als ein beweglicher Standfuß mit Pivotgelenk und ein übersichtliches Menü. Per Ergosensor überwacht der 23-Zoll-Monitor den Anwender und meldet... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 6 January 2015 by Derek Christie
(Verified Purchase)

Really can't fault this monitor so far.

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Electricity cost when switched on $25.95
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $27.37
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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 231p4qp, 231p4qpy, 231p4qpyk, 231p4qpyke, 231p4qpyes, 231p4qpykes, 231p4qpykeb, 231p4qpyeb00, 231p4qpyes93, 231p4qpyeb69, 231p4qpyes01, 231p4qpyeb01, philips code, 231p4qpyes00, 231p4qpykes93, 231p4qpykeb00, 231p4qpykes00, 231p4qpykeb00nl, philips 8wh1zs00, philips 8wh1za00, philips 1920x1080, philips 231p4qpyeb00, philips 231p4qpykeb00, asrockasusantecarcticb 231p4, asrockasusantecarcticb 231p4q, asrockasusantecarcticb 231p4qp, asrockasusantecarcticb 100x100, asrockasusantecarcticb 231p4qpy, asrockasusantecarcticb 1920x1080, asrockasusantecarcticb 231p4qpyk
Barcodes 00694726540567, 00712581641269, 04053162660496, 04053162660502, 06951613901748, 06951613901755, 08172580395264, 08712581641245, 08712581641252, 08712581641269, 08712581641276, 08712581641283, 08712581641290, 08712581641313, 08712581641320

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