Philips BDM3490UC
Philips BDM3490UC
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A multi award winning 3440 x 1440 PC monitor with average features
34.1" 3440 X 1440 Pixels 50000000:1 LED Jun 2015
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Philips BDM3490UC Review

With excellent reviews but average features,
17 Reviews + 9 Awards
Average Features
$87 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 82%, based on 17 reviews.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
This Philips PC monitor has running costs of $87 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 2,770 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
The BDM3490UC has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Three HDMI ports
Has a headphone out

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Philips BDM3490UC In-Depth Analysis


Three HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the BDM3490UC which has three HDMI ports.

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Has a Headphone Out

The BDM3490UC has a headphone out. 90% of PC screens do not have a headphone out.

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Philips BDM3490UC has a maximum display resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all LCD screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The BDM3490UC has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Philips BDM3490UC's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 5% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The BDM3490UC features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 95% of LCD screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The BDM3490UC is in the most expensive 20% of all 2,770 PC displays that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the BDM3490UC is $87.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asrockasusantecarcticb bdm3490uc, asrockasusantecarcticb 3440x1440, asrockasusantecarcticb 300cdm2, philips bdm3490uc34, philips bdm3490uc00, philips 3440x1440, philips byn6za00, philips byn6zs00, philips 300cdm2, code bdm3490uc, bdm3490uc27, bdm3490uc61
Barcodes 00609585249158, 04053162997448, 05054629909690, 08712581733841, 08712581734787