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Philips 278C4

Philips 278C4 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Oct 2012
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
Ambiglow adds a new dimension to your viewing experience. The innovative Ambiglow technology enlarges the screen by creating a halo of light on the surrounding wall from the rear of the monitor.... More
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9 Reasons For

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Medium monitors manufactured by Philips have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Philips also has good ratings across its entire range.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

There are a number of other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider including the e2250Swdnk, the U2868 ($549.00), or the I2276 all from AOC which has better reviews.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Philips 278C4 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the 278C4 the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Three HDMI Ports

Most flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the 278C4 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Philips 278C4 which has three HDMI ports.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

At 597.89 millimeters, the Philips 278C4 has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. The smallest viewable width of LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the 278C4 is 1mm and the biggest is 880mm.

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Quite Big Viewable Height

The average viewable height of PC displays of a comparable age and type to the 278C4 is 310mm. With a viewable height of 336.31 millimeters, the Philips 278C4 has one of the bigger viewable heights amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 68.6 centimeters, the Philips 278C4 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the 278C4. Across all the PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the 278C4 the screen sizes range from 50cm to 770cm.

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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 medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Shallow

The Philips 278C4 is one of the shallower PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 278C4 (only 44 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the 278C4 the depths range from 6.1mm to 810mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years, the Philips 278C4 does not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the 278C4 are not 3D compatible. The Philips 278C4 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the AOC D2769, or the Asus VG236 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 278C4 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the 278C4 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the 272P4QPJKEB, or the 241P4QPY both from Philips which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 278C4, the Philips 278C4 does not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader including the U2713H ($682.40), or the U2413 ($450.99) both from DELL or the Acer DA220 which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly High Average Power Consumption

With an average power consumption of 28.2 Watts, the Philips 278C4 has a fairly high average power consumption compared to most of the other LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago. The average average power consumption of flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the 278C4 is 25W.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Active

Across all the flatpanel monitors of this spec and age the power consumptions when active range from 9W to 63W. The Philips 278C4 has one of the higher power consumptions when active (28.2 Watts) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 278C4

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this PC screen was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age 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
HDCP
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
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Heavy Metal Free Design
Performance
Windows Operating System
Mean Time Between Failures
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
LED Indicator
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Average Power Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Range
Operating Altitude
Non-Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
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 When Active
Effective Viewing Area
Display Viewable Area
Package Dimensions
Dimensions With Stand
Package Weight

Expert Reviews

12 September 2013

Video review: Philips'in Ambiglow teknolojili ve yüksek çözünürlüklü AH-IPSP monitörünü inceliyoruz. Daha önce televizyonlar?nda gördü?ümüz ???k sistemi, monitöre de uyarlanm??.... Read more…

Big display
Ambiglow feature is interesting
Great colour reproduction
No DVI port

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Electricity cost when switched on $34.97
Electricity cost when on standby $1.88
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Total running cost over 5 years $36.85
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 278c4qhsn, 278c4qhsn27, 278c4qhsn75, 278c4qhsn00, 278c4qhsn61, 278c4qhsn93, philips 278c4, philips 278c4q, philips 278c4qh, philips 278c4qhs, philips 278c4qhsn, philips 1920x1080, philips 278c4qhsn00
Barcodes 00021112584677, 00609585228818, 00907755288304, 06095852288182, 06951613902479, 08712581657000, 08712581657017, 08712581657048, 08712581676377
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