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Philips 272S4

Philips 272S4 PC Monitor

27" 20000000:1 LED Nov 2014
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
These latest Philips screens deliver Crystalclear, Quad HD 2560x1440 or 2560x1080 pixel images. Utilizing high performance panels with high density pixel count, 178/178 wide viewing angles,... More
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12 Reasons For

Nice Design

Some people concluded that the product was good looking. In July last year Expertreviews.co.uk said on Expert Reviews “Lightly textured rear panel make this a stylish monitor from both the front”. Expertreviews.co.uk also said “Stylish with some useful features.”.

Good Technical Features

One Philips 272S4 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it had good features. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk said in July last year “Stylish with some useful features.” nonetheless only scored it 3 stars.

Philips Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

On average Philips medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC screens built by Philips.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper PC monitor such as the Samsung T24D590 or you might consider a better rated PC monitor such as the iiyama XB2780HSU ($320.68), or the Philips 275C5.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Philips 272S4 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth considering one of the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Acer B276H ($458.99) which is cheaper; or the LG 29UB55 ($199.99), or the iiyama B2776HDS which has better reviews.

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Quite Long Mean Time Between Failures

With a mean time between failures of 70,000 hours, the Philips 272S4 has a fairly long mean time between failures compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 272S4. The mean time between failures of PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the 272S4 range from 30h to 70,000h, and the average mean time between failures is 33,000h.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Off

At only 0.3 Watts, the Philips 272S4 has a fairly low power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 272S4. The average power consumption when off of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 0.48W.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 272S4 have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Philips 272S4 has one of the brighter display brightness amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the 272S4 is 66cm. With a display diagonal of 68.6 centimeters, the Philips 272S4 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 272S4.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Philips 272S4 is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The resolution of all PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 272S4 ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

The average viewable width of similar spec PC screens that have been available for more than two years is 520mm. With a viewable width of 596.7 millimeters, the Philips 272S4 has a quite big viewable width compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 272S4.

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11 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 272S4 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 272S4 are also not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the 278G4DHSD, or the 272G5DYEB ($400.00) both from Philips or the Asus VG248QE ($207.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 272S4 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

Other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the HP EliteDisplay S231 ($289.00) or the AOC I2472, or the Philips 272C4QPJKAB.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Philips 272S4 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the 272S4 also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader to this PC display and we think the U2413 ($442.20), or the U2713H ($682.40) both from DELL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Few Recyclable Material Percentage

At only 25 percent, the Philips 272S4 has a fairly few recyclable material percentage compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. The average recyclable material percentage of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 272S4 is 89%.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

At only 160 degrees, the Philips 272S4 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the 272S4. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 272S4 is 50° and the widest is 180°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

At only 170 degrees, the Philips 272S4 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for more than two years. Similar spec PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the 272S4 have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 272S4 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Philips 272S4 which has one HDMI port.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Active

The Philips 272S4 has one of the higher power consumptions when active (28.97 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. The lowest power consumption when active of PC displays of a similar type and age to the 272S4 is 9W and the highest is 63W.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the medium monitors that have been available for more than two years the annual energy consumptions range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 260kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 76 kilowatt hours, the Philips 272S4 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 272S4.

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Quite High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 21 Watts, the Philips 272S4 has a fairly high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the 272S4. The lowest power consumption when in PowerSave mode of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 0.14W and the highest is 80W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips 272S4

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over two years ago.

Specification

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Headphone Output
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Recyclable Material Percentage
Coloured Feet
Case Colour
Heavy Metal Free Design
Performance
Windows Operating System
Mean Time Between Failures
Thin Client
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Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
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Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
On Screen Display Language
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LED Indicator
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
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Input Voltage
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Certificates
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $66.59
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $68.93
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Energy Rating
0.44T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00609585244337, 08712581729035, 08712581729042

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