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Philips BDM3470UP PC Monitor

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34" 40000000:1 LED Sep 2014
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
Expand your experience with this 34 (86 cm) UltraWide Philips display. See the big picture with all the details with this large UltraWide screen. Multitask like never before with multiple... More
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Philips BDM3470UP Ultrawide Monitor Review
Review : Philips BDM3470up
Philips BDM3470UP 3440x1440 34 Ultra Wide Monitor Review - By TotallydubbedHD

14 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This PC display is one of the most highly awarded by PC display experts of all the LCD screens of a similar type and age.

This Philips PC display received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info and the editor of In4.pl gave it a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement. This PC display also received a "Gold" award from Pcgameware.co.uk.

The editors of two other expert review sites both wrote that this PC screen was good. This PC display received a "Good Choice" award from Pcforalla.idg.se and Mobimaniak.pl gave it a "5 Star" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Five experts from sites including Digital Versus, pcforalla.idg.se, pcgameware.co.uk and mobimaniak.pl have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 89%. This puts this PC screen in the top 10% of all the LCD screens of a similar spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Easy to Use

One Philips BDM3470UP owner who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it had a good experience.

Good Size

One customer mentioned that the product was thin. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote “The BDM3470UP has a very narrow, black plastic bezel” in their review of the Philips BDM3470UP and scored it 80 out of 100.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

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

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this age and spec.

We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think the Samsung U28D590D[plb_3828094_price] which is cheaper; or the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price], and the LG 29EA93[plb_1469655_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The BDM3470UP has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the BDM3470UP which do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including the LG 29EA93[plb_1469655_price] which has better reviews; or the iiyama B2888UHSU[plb_2367537_price] which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the LG 34UM65[plb_2272549_price].

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

When compared to other PC monitors of this spec and age that we have assessed, the maximum height adjustment of the BDM3470UP of 180 millimeters is one of the highest. Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the BDM3470UP have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm.

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Very Big Viewable Width

The BDM3470UP has one of the biggest viewable widths (799.8 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest viewable width of flatpanel monitors of this type and age is 1mm and the biggest is 880mm.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

Across all the PC displays that are a similar age to the BDM3470UP the display colour counts range from 0.21M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 110M. The BDM3470UP has a fairly many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the BDM3470UP.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 86.7 centimeters, the Philips BDM3470UP's display diagonal is one of the biggest amongst medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the BDM3470UP. The screen sizes of PC monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 50cm to 770cm.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The BDM3470UP has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BDM3470UP the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 320 candellas per square meter, the Philips BDM3470UP has one of the brighter display brightness amongst PC screens of this age. The average display brightness of PC monitors of this spec and age is 290 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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1080p Video Mode

This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Philips BDM3470UP is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the BDM3470UP are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the BL2710[pl_1729060_price], or the XL2720[pl_1548412_price] both from Benq or the Acer XB280HK[plb_2431334_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age, the Philips BDM3470UP does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The BDM3470UP does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the BDM3470UP 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 monitor and we think the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Heavy

The lightest LCD screen that was launched around the same time as the BDM3470UP is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg. With a weight of 6.5 kilograms, the Philips BDM3470UP is one of the heavier medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the BDM3470UP amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The power consumptions in economy mode of PC screens of a comparable age and type to the BDM3470UP range from 0.5W to 48W, and the average power consumption in economy mode is 21W. The BDM3470UP has a fairly high power consumption in economy mode (40.8 Watts) compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 92 kilowatt hours, the BDM3470UP has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the BDM3470UP the annual energy consumptions range from 0.02kWh to 29,000kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 260kWh.

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Very High Power Consumption When Active

Across all the PC screens of a comparable type and age to the BDM3470UP the power consumptions when active range from 9W to 63W. At 46.97 Watts, the BDM3470UP has a very high power consumption when active compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the BDM3470UP.

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Very High Average Power Consumption

PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the BDM3470UP have average power consumptions of between 0.5W and 63W, and the average average power consumption is 25W. With an average power consumption of 63 Watts, the Philips BDM3470UP has a very high average power consumption compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 14 milliseconds, the BDM3470UP has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the BDM3470UP. Medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the BDM3470UP have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips BDM3470UP

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium monitor was released over two years ago.

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5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(8)
17 July 2015

Rest assured, the Philips BDM3470UP monitor will enhance your gaming experience tremendously, but, to run something this powerful your going to need the engine to drive it? The Philips BDM3470UP...

Pcgameware.co.uk

11 May 2015

Very similar to the AOC U3477PQU, Philips' BDM3470UP nevertheless offers more accurate colours. It's just a shame that its contrast is so limited. The responsiveness, though, is good (for IPS),...

20 April 2015

With this display Philips has resolved the major issues that prevented Ultra-Wide screens from being a gamer's best friend...

8 May 2015

De Philips BDM3470UP is een prima optie als je een Ultra wide Quad HD beeldscherm zoekt. Qua constructie en verstelmogelijkheden is er weinig te wensen over, ook op het gebied van aansluitingen...

Hardware.info

29 May 2015

Czy przesiad?bym si? teraz na monitor o przyd?ugiej nazwie Philips Brilliance UltraWide BDM3470UP? O tak, bez zastanowienia, nawet maj?c pod uwag? to, ?e niektóre strony internetowe i...

In4.pl

27 February 2015

Mobimaniak.pl

Obudowa nowego Philipsa BDM3470UP jest prosta, czarna, gdzieniegdzie pojawiaj? si? te? srebrne wstawki. Wida?, ?e producentowi bardziej zale?a?o na eksponowaniu ?wietnego ekranu, ni? na... Read more…

30 January 2015

Monitor Philips, który testowa?em, ma ?atw? do zapami?tania nazw? BDM 3470UP. W my?lach mówi?em jednak na niego "Belka" ze wzgl?du na jego proporcje 21:9. Przy przek?tnej 34" to jest bardzo... Read more…

23 September 2015

Pcforalla.idg.se

På den gamla onda tiden, när vi hade skrivbordsskärmar med bildrör, var de dominerande formaten det snudd på kvadratiska 5:4 eller den tidens bredbild, 4:3. ADVERTISING Det fanns enstaka... Read more…

Good default colours (Delta E 2.6)
Stand offers great adjustability
Good allround connectivity
Open viewing angles
Excellent image quality
Too much light leaks from corners Poor contrast 820 1)
Slight motion blur
Trudna obsuga dotykowych przyciskw Menu OSD wieczorem (niepodwietlone), przy wymagajcych grach, natywna rozdzielczo znacznie obnia wydajn 263, wysoka cena
Podzikowania dla firmy Philips, za udostpnienie sprztu do testw

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Electricity cost when switched on $58.68
Electricity cost when on standby $1.90
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Total running cost over 5 years $60.58
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0.39T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 03548382467877, 08712581721022

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