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Philips BDM3490UC PC Monitor

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34.1" 50000000:1 LED Jun 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
The gentle curve of the Philips Brilliance Curved UltraWide display, puts you at the center of the desktop for a truly immersive experience, like never before. - Curved display design for more... More
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16 Reasons For

Four Upstream Ports

The Philips BDM3490UC is a four upstream port PC screen. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than a year ago have between one and five upstream ports.

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Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most medium monitors that have been available for more than a year have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Philips BDM3490UC which has four USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Good Brand

Based on 812 expert and user reviews, Philips has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. Philips also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think the DELL U3415W[plb_2678877_price], and the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price] which has better reviews; or the Fujitsu P27T-7[plb_3367075_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The BDM3490UC has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the BDM3490UC also have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available including the Eizo EV2750BK[plb_3066660_price] which is cheaper; or the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the Acer Predator X34[plb_2934830_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the BDM3490UC has a very wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec. Flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the BDM3490UC have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Three HDMI Ports

The Philips BDM3490UC is a three HDMI port PC display. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the BDM3490UC have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Quite Long Mean Time Between Failures

At 70,000 hours, the Philips BDM3490UC has a quite long mean time between failures compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the BDM3490UC. The average mean time between failures of PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the BDM3490UC is 48,000h, and the mean time between failures range from 30h to 70,000h.

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Very Large Viewable Size Diagonal

With a viewable size diagonal of 867 millimeters, the BDM3490UC has one of the largest viewable size diagonals amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the BDM3490UC have viewable size diagonals of between 260mm and 870mm.

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Very Big Viewable Width

Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the BDM3490UC have viewable widths of between 280mm and 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm. When compared to other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the BDM3490UC that we have checked, the viewable width of the BDM3490UC of 798.2 millimeters is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

With a display colour count of 1,070 million, the BDM3490UC has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the BDM3490UC. Across all the flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 150M.

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Quite Many Recyclable Material Percentage

Across all the PC monitors of this spec and age the recyclable material percentages range from 25% to 100%. With a recyclable material percentage of 100 percent, the Philips BDM3490UC has one of the more recyclable material percentages amongst PC displays of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

When compared to other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the BDM3490UC, the display diagonal of the BDM3490UC of 86.7 centimeters is one of the biggest. The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that are a similar age to the BDM3490UC is 48cm and the biggest is 600cm.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

The BDM3490UC has a quite high RMS rated audio power (14 Watts) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type. The lowest RMS rated audio power of comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the BDM3490UC is 1W and the highest is 32W.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The BDM3490UC has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The resolution of all PC monitors that were released more than a year ago ranges from 720 x 400 to 4096 x 2160.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Philips BDM3490UC is a four USB 3.0 port PC display. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC monitors of this type and age, the BDM3490UC does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the BDM3490UC are not 3D compatible. The BDM3490UC is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age, the BDM3490UC does not have an integrated card reader.

Other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it.

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Heavy

The Philips BDM3490UC is fairly heavy (7.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to the BDM3490UC. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the BDM3490UC the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg.

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Very Wide

LCD screens that came out more than a year ago have widths of between 340mm and 960mm. The width of the Philips BDM3490UC of 826 millimeters is one of the widest amongst medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the BDM3490UC.

Alternative flatpanel monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Neovo SC-32[plb_2829022_price] (752.5mm and cheaper).

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips BDM3490UC

Released Over a Year Ago

This Philips PC display has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

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Built-In Camera
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Heavy Metal Free Design
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Expert Reviews

(5)
19 January 2016

Should you buy a 4K 16:9 display or a ultra-widescreen 21:9 display? We can't answer that, as it's a matter of personal taste, but we can report that the Philips Brilliance BDM3490UC is a top of...

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Masses of desktop space
Great for movie watching
Punchy colours
Multiple connectivity options
Curved
Stand lacks height adjustment and rotation
21 9 displays in general carry a hefty premium
Price
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Prijs
18 January 2016

The Philips BDM3490UC is expensive, but this curved monitor has excellent image quality...

4 September 2015

A great investment into the new world of wide-screen curved monitors.(previously published in issue August 2015)...

Chip.com.my

9 January 2016

Ik heb met erg veel plezier de Philips BDM3490UC over een periode van 4 weken mogen testen. Het scherm is direct een gemis nu ik van een curved scherm met een resolutie van 3440 x 1440 pixels weer...

2 December 2015

??WQHD+ ????21:9... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $50.66
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $53.01
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code bdm3490, code bdm3490u, code bdm3490uc, philips 300cdm2, philips bdm3490, philips bdm3490u, philips 3440x1440, philips bdm3490uc, philips bdm3490uc00, philips phibdm3490uc, asrockasusantecarcticb 300cdm2, asrockasusantecarcticb bdm3490, asrockasusantecarcticb bdm3490u, asrockasusantecarcticb bdm3490uc, asrockasusantecarcticb 3440x1440
Barcodes 00609585249158, 04053162997448, 08712581733841, 08712581734787

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