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Philips BDM3470 PC Monitor

34" 3440 X 1440 40000000:1 LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $96.30 Electricity cost over 5 years

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Excellent Expert Reviews

This Philips PC screen received an expert rating of 100% from pcauthority.com.au. This means that experts think this PC display is one of the very best LCD screens of this age and type.

Easy to Use

One Philips BDM3470 reviewer who reviewed the Philips BDM3470 thought it had a good experience. Pcauthority.com.au gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and mentioned “Logically this aspect ratio makes sense, delivering a multi-monitor experience without nasty bezels splitting up the display”.

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Philips BDM3470 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC monitor.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over two years.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Philips PC displays and also specifically for Philips medium monitors and found that in both cases Philips had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this age and spec.

There are a number of other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the LG 27EA83R, or the Philips 288P6LJEB which is cheaper; or the Asus PA279 ($749.00) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age which do not have a built-in speaker, the Philips BDM3470 has a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the PA279 ($749.00), and the PB279 both from Asus or the LG 34UC97 ($1,117.85) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The BDM3470 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The BDM3470 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the BDM3470 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago, the BDM3470 does not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the Benq PG2401, the DELL U3014, or the Asus PA279 ($749.00) which is also higher rated.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

With a maximum height adjustment of 180 millimeters, the BDM3470 has a very high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the BDM3470. Across all the PC displays of this age and spec the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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Very Big Viewable Width

LCD screens that have been around for more than two years have viewable widths of between 1mm and 880mm. When compared to other LCD screens of this spec and age that we have assessed, the viewable width of the Philips BDM3470 of 799.8 millimeters is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

When compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years, the display diagonal of the BDM3470 of 86.7 centimeters is one of the biggest. Across all the comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the BDM3470 the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Philips BDM3470 is 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the BDM3470 the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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1440p Video Mode

The most resolution of the BDM3470 is 1440p. That's 33% more resolution than the most common video mode of 1080p (which is also found on this PC screen). In addition, this Philips PC display has a 720p video mode.

This PC display's resolution (1440p) is in fact the best resolution across all LCD screens of this type and age.

The worst resolution across comparable types of PC display is 480p.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the BDM3470 range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 320 candellas per square meter, the BDM3470 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the BDM3470.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

Across all the medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.2W. At 6 Watts, the BDM3470 has a quite high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar age and type to it.

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Has Six Cables Included

The Philips BDM3470 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a similar spec and age to it. This Philips PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "DVI", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Few Recyclable Material Percentage

With a recyclable material percentage of only 65 percent, the Philips BDM3470 has a fairly few recyclable material percentage compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the BDM3470. The average recyclable material percentage of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 77%, and the recyclable material percentages range from 25% to 100%.

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Quite Short Mean Time Between Failures

The shortest mean time between failures of PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the BDM3470 is 30h, the longest is 70,000h, and the average mean time between failures is 33,000h. The BDM3470 has a fairly short mean time between failures (only 30,000 hours) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the BDM3470.

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Heavy

At 6.5 kilograms, the BDM3470 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the BDM3470. The weights of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the BDM3470 range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The BDM3470 has one of the higher power consumptions in economy mode (40.8 Watts) amongst PC screens of this age. The average power consumption in economy mode of medium monitors that are a similar age to the BDM3470 is 20W, and the power consumptions in economy mode range from 0.5W to 48W.

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Very High Power Consumption When Active

Flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the BDM3470 have power consumptions when active of between 9W and 63W, and the average power consumption when active is 22W. When compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BDM3470, the power consumption when active of the BDM3470 of 46.97 Watts is one of the highest.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 14 milliseconds, the BDM3470 has a very slow response time compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BDM3470 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips bdm3470up00, philips 3440x1440, philips byn5zs00, philips p219036p, philips byn5za00, philips 320cdm2, pumps bdm3470up, apple bdm3470up, apple 3440x1440, code bdm3470up, bdm3470up01
Barcodes 04053162737839, 05052184761043, 05054629662267, 08712581721008, 08712581721015

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