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Philips 273E3 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Mar 2011
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Great Entertainment On Your Big LED Display This big 273E3 Full HD LED display with touch control is ready to engage you in the entertainment world Great Picture Quality - LED technology ensures... More
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16 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This PC screen has an average expert rating of 76% based on eight expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk and macworld.co.uk.

Good Picture Quality

A number of customers who bought the Philips 273E3 concluded that it had good picture quality. One person wrote in their reviews that it had image ghosting. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk said “While you just don’t get bad ghosting effects on these modern displays” and gave the Philips 273E3 a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Several Philips 273E3 reviewers who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Expert Reviews five years ago “Has amazing image quality despite its on-paper disadvantage to new displays with more modern panels”. Expertreviews.co.uk also wrote “The 273E3 has good image quality and a generous warranty.”.

Nice Design

A few Philips 273E3 owners concluded that it was good looking. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned on PC Advisor.co.uk “It’s also stylish with a natty, blue on-light, glossy black frame” in their review.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 812 expert and owner reviews, Philips has good ratings for its PC displays. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the Asus VK228H ($103.99), the LG 24M45, or the V7 L23600WHS ($106.73) which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Philips 273E3 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 273E3 do not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available including cheaper LCD screens such as the Philips 221B3LPC, or the Fujitsu L22T-7.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the LG 24MB35 ($117.99).

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the Philips 273E3 has a very wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years. Similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the 273E3 have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 180°.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm. At 597.6 millimeters, the Philips 273E3 has a quite big viewable width compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the 273E3.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

With a viewable height of 336.2 millimeters, the Philips 273E3 has one of the bigger viewable heights amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. Across all the PC screens of this age and spec the viewable heights range from 28mm to 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 68.6 centimeters, the Philips 273E3 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. Across all the flatpanel monitors of this age and type the screen sizes range from 50cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of PC screens of a similar type and age to the 273E3 is 290 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². The Philips 273E3 has a fairly bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 273E3.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the 273E3 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. The Philips 273E3 has one of the faster response times (only 3.5 milliseconds) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age.

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Very Fast SmartResponse

The smartResponses of PC displays that are a comparable age to the 273E3 range from 1ms to 7ms. With a smartResponse of only 1 millisecond, the Philips 273E3 has a fairly fast smartResponse compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Very Low Maximum Power Consumption

At only 19.6 Watts, the Philips 273E3 has a quite low maximum power consumption compared to most of the other PC displays that came out around the same time as the 273E3. Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 273E3 the maximum power consumptions range from 5.4W to 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 53W.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 273E3 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the 273E3 are also not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the AOC i2367 ($141.99); or the HP LP2065.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 273E3 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 273E3 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the Asus VK228H ($103.99).

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Philips 273E3 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens of this age and type also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Heavy

Medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago have weights of between 3g and 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. The Philips 273E3 is quite heavy (6.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 273E3.

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Very Short Cable Length

Across all the PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 273E3 the cable lengths range from 0.88m to 9m, and the average cable length is 1.7m. The Philips 273E3 has a quite short cable length (only 1.2 meters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 273E3

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Philips PC display was released over four years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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Expert Reviews

(7)
10 April 2012

The refresh rate here is poor at 7ms and while you just don?t get bad ghosting effects on these modern displays, it wasn?t quite as snappy as the other two. The colour gamut coverage is fairly...

6 April 2012

The Philips E-Line panel is another budget IPS offering that?s £50 cheaper than the ViewSonic IPS screen. It?s also the most stylish, with a natty, blue on-light, glossy black frame and plentiful... Read more…

31 January 2012

A bargain price for a 23in IPS monitor, but poor backlighting undermines its appeal...

4 August 2011

The 273E3 has good image quality and a generous warranty, but it lacks comprehensive image controls and its backlight isn't particularly bright...

5 April 2011

The Philips 273E3 doesn't wow with its specs or design, but a super-bright panel with unusually good viewing angles make it one of the better 27in TN LCD monitors available...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 7 November 2013 by Tintin40
(Verified Purchase)

For the price this is a excellent screen. Excellent picture. Works very well with my Mac mini. Only minus side is the 'plastic' feel to it.

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Electricity cost when switched on $24.22
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $26.57
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 273e3l, 273e3ls, 273e3lsw, 273e3lsw93, 273e3lsb62, code 273e3, 273e3qsb93, 273e3lsb01, 273e3lsb93, code 273e3l, 273e3lhsb27, 273e3lhsb93, 273e3qhsb93, apple 273e3, 273e3lhsb55, 273e3qhsb69, apple 273e3l, code 273e3lh, philips 273e3, code 273e3lhs, apple 273e3ls, code 273e3lhsb, philips 273e3l, apple 273e3lsb, philips 273e3q, philips 100x100, philips p144133, philips 273e3qh, philips 273e3ls
Barcodes 00609585212565, 04053162661004, 05053106044985, 06951613900246, 06951613900291, 06951613901809, 06951613902752, 06951613903148, 08712581596668, 08712581596767, 08712581600921, 08712581600938, 08712581639921, 08712581641832, 08712581644598, 08712581659547
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