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Philips 257E7QDSB

$178.51
$159.99 $19.00 cheaper than 22 days ago
Philips 257E7QDSB
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An affordable and economical to run 25" flatpanel monitor, with good features and great user reviews
25" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20000000:1 No May 2016
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Philips 257E7QDSB 25-Inch IPS LED-Lit LCD Monitor, Full HD Res, 250cd/m2, 5ms, 20M:1 DCR, VGA,DVI,HDMI-MHL
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257E7QDSB 25IN IPS LED LCD MON
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Philips - E Line IPS LED FHD Monitor - Glossy black 257E7QDSB
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Philips 257E7QDSB E-Line Led Monitor 25" 1920 X 1080 Full Hd (1080P) Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Philips 257E7QDSB 25-Inch IPS LED-Lit LCD Monitor Full HD Res 250cd/m2... NO TAX (Brand new, unopened)
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NEW PHILIPS 257E7QDSB Philips E-line - LED monitor 25" 1920 x 1080 Full HD 1080p (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Philips 257E7QDSB Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Philips 257E7QDSB number 255 across all PC monitors.
76
Reviews
3 Reviews
94
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
76
Running Costs
$44 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of $44 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,216 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
brilliant wide view display offers vivid colors and crisp details wrapped in an elegance-inspired design for a light and fresh face in any home or off
AH-IPS display gives awesome images with wide viewing angles
16:9 full HD display for crisp detailed images
Less eye fatigue with flicker-free technology
SmartContrast for deep black level details
Edge-to-edge glass and narrow border for seamless appearance
EasySelect menu toggle key for quick on-screen menu access
MHL technology for enjoying mobile content on big screen
SmartImage lite for easy optimized image settings
Mercury free eco-friendly display
Slower than average response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

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Philips 257E7QDSB In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $159.99 it is still cheaper than 67% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The 257E7QDSB is typical compared to the other 3,216 LCD screens that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 257E7QDSB is $44.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on PC screens.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The 257E7QDSB's display diagonal of 25" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is bigger than 66% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. LCD screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 24".

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response times of LCD screens range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms. The 257E7QDSB's response time of 14ms is slower than 97% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 257E7QDSB does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Philips 257E7QDSB's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 28% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The 257E7QDSB's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 94% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The 257E7QDSB's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the highest 45% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The 257E7QDSB does not have a built-in USB hub. 82% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips computer monitors 257e7qdsb, philips computer monitors 250cdm2, philips computer monitors 20m1, philips 257e7qdsb11, philips 250cdm2, philips 20m1, 257e7qdsb00, 257e7qdsb61

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00609585248755, 00609585249783, 08712581734251, 08712581735913, 08712581736477

Philips 257E7QDSB

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