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Philips Brilliance 272S4

Philips Brilliance 272S4
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4 Reviews
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
77
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Running Costs
$110 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and classic 27" flatpanel monitor, with a fair price and low running costs. It has a built-in speaker, a headphone out and an HDCP and features Plug & Play.
Features We Love:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (27")
Faster than average response time (2ms)
Built-in speaker
Headphone out
27"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
2ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Philips Brilliance 272S4 number 562 across all PC monitors.

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Value for Money
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

purchasers report that it has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 72%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available.
It has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,000+ PC screens that we have calculated running costs for.
This Philips PC monitor has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
MultiView enables active dual connect and view at same time
SmartConnect with HDMI, MHL, displayport, DVI, and vgasustainable eco-design
MHL technology for enjoying mobile content on big screen
Built-in stereo speakers for multimedia
Low bezel-to-table height for maximum reading comfort
SmartErgoBase enables people-friendly ergonomic adjustments
SmartImage presets for easy optimized image settingsdesigned for people

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

3.3 stars (4 reviews)

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in speaker
Has a headphone out
Has an HDCP
Has an ECO mode
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Only low typical contrast ratio
2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Philips 272S4 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all PC screens is 480 x 234 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 (5K) pixels. §.

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Big Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the Philips 272S4 of 27" is bigger than 67% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
Faster Than Average Response Time

The response time of the Philips 272S4 of only 2ms is very fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is faster than 91% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. PC screens have response times of between 0.1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
Has a Built-in Speaker
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The Philips 272S4 has a built-in speaker, unlike 52% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker.

What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Philips 272S4 of only 160° is in the narrowest 22% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC screens is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

What does "vertical viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
Narrower 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 272S4's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 85% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

What does "horizontal viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
Only Low Typical Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on flatpanel monitors. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

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Has a Headphone Out
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The Philips 272S4 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 81% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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Has an HDCP
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The Philips 272S4 has an HDCP. 54% of LCD screens do not have an HDCP.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Philips 272S4 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 92% of PC screens do not have an ECO mode.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A PC monitor with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Philips Brilliance 272S4, and ranked it:

Budget Choice
This PC monitor has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

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Philips Brilliance 272S4
Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

Whilst the product is more expensive than 67% of LCD screens, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $290.00 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Philips Brilliance 272S4 Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the 272S4 is $110 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is pretty average compared to the other 2,000+ PC displays that we checked.

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Electricity cost when switched on $107
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Europen European Energy Rating
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Philips Brilliance 272S4

QWhat is the display diagonal of the Philips Brilliance 272S4?
AThe Philips Brilliance 272S4 is a 27 inches PC monitor.
QWhat is the display resolution of the Philips Brilliance 272S4?
AThe Philips Brilliance 272S4 has a display resolution of 2560 x 1440.
QIs the Philips Brilliance 272S4 3D?
ANo, the Philips Brilliance 272S4 is not 3D.
QWhat is the response time of the Philips Brilliance 272S4?
AThe Philips Brilliance 272S4 has a response time of 2 milliseconds.
QWhat is the vertical viewing angle of the Philips Brilliance 272S4?
AThe Philips Brilliance 272S4 has a vertical viewing angle of 160 degrees.
QWhat is the horizontal viewing angle of the Philips Brilliance 272S4?
AThe Philips Brilliance 272S4 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170 degrees.
QWhat is the typical contrast ratio of the Philips Brilliance 272S4?
AThe Philips Brilliance 272S4 has a low typical contrast ratio.
QWhat is the aspect ratio of the Philips Brilliance 272S4?
AThe Philips Brilliance 272S4 has a high-definition tv (16:9) aspect ratio.
QWhat screen shapes does the Philips Brilliance 272S4 have?
AThe Philips Brilliance 272S4 is a flat PC monitor.
QDoes the Philips Brilliance 272S4 have a headphone out?
AYes, the Philips Brilliance 272S4 has a headphone out.
QDoes the Philips Brilliance 272S4 have an HDCP?
AYes, the Philips Brilliance 272S4 has an HDCP.
QDoes the Philips Brilliance 272S4 have a built-in speaker?
AYes, the Philips Brilliance 272S4 has a built-in speaker.
QDoes the Philips Brilliance 272S4 have a built-in camera?
ANo, the Philips Brilliance 272S4 does not have a built-in camera.
QDoes the Philips Brilliance 272S4 have a TV tuner integrated?
ANo, the Philips Brilliance 272S4 does not have a TV tuner integrated.
QDoes the Philips Brilliance 272S4 feature Plug & Play?
AYes, the Philips Brilliance 272S4 features Plug & Play.
QDoes the Philips Brilliance 272S4 have a height adjustment?
AYes, the Philips Brilliance 272S4 has a height adjustment.
QDoes the Philips Brilliance 272S4 support VESA mounting?
AYes, the Philips Brilliance 272S4 is a PC monitor which supports VESA mounting.
QWhat is the energy efficiency class of the Philips Brilliance 272S4?
AThe Philips Brilliance 272S4 has a C energy efficiency class.
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Philips Brilliance 272S4 Specification

Key Features
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
3D
Response Time
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
Display SRGB
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Vertical Viewable Size
Horizontal Viewable Size
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
DDC/CI
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Colours
Panel Type
Display Brightness (Typical)
Recycling Data
Recyclable Material
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out
HDCP
HDMI Port
PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
DisplayPort
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Built-in Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Energy Star Certified
Certification
Feet Colour
Colour
Heavy Metals Free
Market Positioning
EPEAT Compliance
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Performance
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Plug & Play
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Cable Lock Slot Type
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (Off)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity
Operating Altitude
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight (With Stand)
Weight With Stand
Height (With Stand)
Depth (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
ECO Mode
Active Display Area (W X H)
Display Technology
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

272s4lpjcb00 272s4lpjcb00272s4lpjcb00, philips 272s4lpjcb00272s4lpjcb00, 272s4lpjcb00 2560x1440, philips 2560x1440, philips p215602p, philips byq5zs00, philips byq5za00, 272s4lpjcb93

Barcodes

 00609585244337,  06951613909560,  08712581729035,  08712581729042

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