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Philips 242G5DJEB/93
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Philips 242G5DJEB/93 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Oct 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $39.29 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good picture quality
Low running costs
Good product quality

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Good Picture Quality

A number of Philips 242G5DJEB reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had a good refresh rate. Baako wrote two years ago “I am loving the refresh rate on this monitor” in their Philips 242G5DJEB review. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “The Philips Brilliance 242G5DJEB/00 is a 24in gaming monitor with a huge 144Hz refresh rate” and scored this PC monitor 4 stars. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review on Digital Versus “As well as having a rather complicated name (which could clearly be catchier), this monitor has a 144 Hz refresh rate” and scored it 4 stars.

Some people wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “Its image quality could be better” in their review of the Philips 242G5DJEB.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Some Philips 242G5DJEB reviewers who reviewed the Philips 242G5DJEB agreed that it was good quality. Canopus72 said on Amazon “Great build quality” in their review of the Philips 242G5DJEB. Canopus72 also mentioned “I already own a Philips 32" 3D LED tv and the picture quality is brilliant especially in 3D, so I was interested in this Philips 144Hz monitor”. Canopus72 also said “On the bright side (pun not intended), in gaming the picture quality is sharp in certain games like crysis3 (in fact”.

Easy to Use

A number of people who bought the Philips 242G5DJEB considered that it was easy to use. Baako scored the product 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon two years ago “This monitor is great over all, I like the little control for changing setting quickly” in their Philips 242G5DJEB review. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said three years ago “Versatile stand make it particularly practical”.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to setup. Two years ago expert website Pcgameware.co.uk mentioned “The Philips 242G5DJEB 24″ 144Hz Gaming monitor was simple to set up and position, thanks to that fantastic stand” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Robust

Two Philips 242G5DJEB reviewers said in their reviews that it was well made.

Nice Design

One Philips 242G5DJEB owner concluded that the Philips 242G5DJEB was good looking. Baako mentioned on Amazon “This monitor is beautiful” in their Philips 242G5DJEB review.


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Good Connectivity

Some customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Two years ago Baako wrote “I love the extra USB 3.0 ports on the monitor”. Digitalversus.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said on expert review site Digital Versus “The good choice of connections, USB hub, remote control”.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 242G5DJEB/93 has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other PC displays that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC displays of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Philips 242G5DJEB/93 which has two HDMI ports.

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 581 expert and owner reviews (including 40 verified purchases) for Philips PC displays and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 85% of those that bought a Philips flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Has a Sync-On-Green (SOG)

The 242G5DJEB/93 has a sync-on-green (SOG). Most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec also have a sync-on-green (SOG).

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The 242G5DJEB/93 has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Has an HDCP

The 242G5DJEB/93 has an HDCP, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as this LCD screen.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the 242G5DJEB/93 has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been around for more than two years. The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to this flatpanel monitor range from 18° to 1,800°.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Philips 242G5DJEB/93 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to this LCD screen also have an Energy Star certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Philips 242G5DJEB reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. In December last year Canopus72 rated it 2 stars and said “Adjusting colours could tone down the heavy colour saturation to the right blend” in their Philips 242G5DJEB review.

One Philips 242G5DJEB reviewer who reviewed the Philips 242G5DJEB considered that it was not heavy.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 242G5DJEB/93 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this PC display was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips phl242g5djeb, philips 242g5djeb00, philips 1920x1080, philips p167667p, philips 98xpzs00, philips 98xpza00, apple 242g5djeb, code 242g5djeb, 242g5djeb93
Barcodes 04018474108937, 06951613907054

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