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Philips 226V4LAB

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Philips 226V4LAB

$203.43
$165.29 $38 cheaper than 32 days ago
Philips 226V4LAB
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A very economical to run and classic 21.5" LCD screen, with a fair price and very good features
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 10000000:1 No Jul 2014
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Philips 226V4LAB Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Philips 226V4LAB number 370 across all PC monitors.
97
Reviews
7 Reviews
80
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Running Costs
$42 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This Philips PC monitor has running costs of $42 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
The 226V4LAB has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Vivid pictures every time
LED technology
Built-in stereo speakers
SmartControl lite
SmartContrast
16:9 full HD
Mercury free
Energy star 5.0

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Philips 226V4LAB In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 67% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $165.29 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Philips 226V4LAB of £79.98 ($79.98) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $85.31.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 226V4LAB will cost $42 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 PC displays.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 226V4LAB of only 21.5" is smaller than 74% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the 226V4LAB of 5ms is relatively standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is slower than 26% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 226V4LAB has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The 226V4LAB's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 82% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

PC displays have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the 226V4LAB of only 160° is in the narrowest 17% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Philips 226V4LAB of only 100 is very low compared to most other PC displays. It is in the lowest 1% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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