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Philips BDM3490UC PC Monitor

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34" 50000000:1 LED Nov 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The gentle curve of the Philips Brilliance Curved UltraWide display, puts you at the center of the desktop for a truly immersive experience, like never before. - Curved display design for more... More
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17 Reasons For

Four Upstream Ports

Most medium monitors that have been around for more than a year have between one and five upstream ports, including the BDM3490UC which has four upstream ports.

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Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the BDM3490UC have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the BDM3490UC which has four USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Philips has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other brands.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper LCD screen such as the HP Z Display Z27 ($295.00), or the Fujitsu P27T-7 or you might consider a higher rated LCD screen such as the DELL UP2715K ($1,730.64).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Philips BDM3490UC has a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the BDM3490UC also have a built-in speaker.

Other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider include the Eizo EV2750BK which is cheaper; or the Asus PG279Q ($649.99), or the Acer Predator X34 which has better reviews.

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Fairly Many Recyclable Material Percentage

The recyclable material percentages of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age range from 25% to 100%. With a recyclable material percentage of 100 percent, the BDM3490UC has one of the more recyclable material percentages amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Three HDMI Ports

The Philips BDM3490UC is a three HDMI port PC screen.

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Very Long Mean Time Between Failures

The shortest mean time between failures of PC screens of a comparable type and age to the BDM3490UC is 30h and the longest is 70,000h. The mean time between failures of the Philips BDM3490UC of 70,000 hours is one of the longest amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°. The BDM3490UC has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Many Display Colour Count

The BDM3490UC has one of the more display colour counts (1,070 million) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The display colour counts of PC monitors of this age and type range from 16M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 150M.

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Very Big Viewable Width

The BDM3490UC has one of the biggest viewable widths (798.2 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for more than a year the viewable widths range from 280mm to 800mm.

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Very Large Viewable Size Diagonal

PC displays of this spec and age have viewable size diagonals of between 260mm and 870mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 560mm. With a viewable size diagonal of 867 millimeters, the BDM3490UC has one of the largest viewable size diagonals amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the BDM3490UC range from 48cm to 600cm. With a display diagonal of 86.7 centimeters, the BDM3490UC has a very big display diagonal compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the BDM3490UC.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

The lowest RMS rated audio power of PC monitors that have been available for more than a year is 1W, the highest is 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.6W. At 14 Watts, the Philips BDM3490UC has a quite high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the BDM3490UC.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the BDM3490UC is 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the BDM3490UC the worst resolution is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The BDM3490UC is a four USB 3.0 port PC display.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the BDM3490UC has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the BDM3490UC. The average display brightness of PC screens of this age and spec is 280 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The BDM3490UC does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the BDM3490UC also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the BDM3490UC are not 3D compatible. The Philips BDM3490UC is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Asus PG278Q ($568.99) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Philips BDM3490UC does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC monitors of this type and age also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader to this flatpanel monitor and we think the DELL UP2715K ($1,730.64), or the Benq SW2700PT ($599.00) is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Heavy

With a weight of 7.8 kilograms, the BDM3490UC is one of the heavier comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the BDM3490UC amongst LCD screens of this age. The average weight of PC monitors of this age and spec is 5kg.

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Very Wide

The BDM3490UC is very wide (826 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. Similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the BDM3490UC have widths of between 340mm and 960mm.

Other PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Neovo SC-32 ($1,003.00) (752.5mm).

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips BDM3490UC

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen was released over a year ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Display SRGB
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Size Diagonal
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
DDC/CI
SmartResponse
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Headphone Out
PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
USB Version
DisplayPorts Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Number of Upstream Ports
Built-In USB Hub
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Recyclable Material
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Heavy Metals Free
Performance
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity
Operating Altitude
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Effective Viewing Area
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
MultiView
Technical Details
USB Charging Port

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Expert Reviews

(5)
19 January 2016

Should you buy a 4K 16:9 display or a ultra-widescreen 21:9 display? We can't answer that, as it's a matter of personal taste, but we can report that the Philips Brilliance BDM3490UC is a top of...

Kitguru.net

Masses of desktop space
Great for movie watching
Punchy colours
Multiple connectivity options
Curved
Stand lacks height adjustment and rotation
21 9 displays in general carry a hefty premium
Price
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Prijs
18 January 2016

The Philips BDM3490UC is expensive, but this curved monitor has excellent image quality...

4 September 2015

A great investment into the new world of wide-screen curved monitors.(previously published in issue August 2015)...

Chip.com.my

9 January 2016

Ik heb met erg veel plezier de Philips BDM3490UC over een periode van 4 weken mogen testen. Het scherm is direct een gemis nu ik van een curved scherm met een resolutie van 3440 x 1440 pixels weer...

2 December 2015

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $49.33
Electricity cost when on standby $2.29
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Total running cost over 5 years $51.62
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bdm3490, bdm3490u, bdm3490uc, bdm3490uc00, bdm3490uc27, code bdm3490, code bdm3490u, code bdm3490uc, philips 300cdm2, philips bdm3490, philips byn6za00, philips byn6zs00, philips bdm3490u, philips bdm3490uc, philips 3440x1440, philips bdm3490uc34, philips bdm3490uc00, philips phibdm3490uc, asrockasusantecarcticb 300cdm2, asrockasusantecarcticb bdm3490, asrockasusantecarcticb bdm3490u, asrockasusantecarcticb bdm3490uc, asrockasusantecarcticb 3440x1440
Barcodes 00609585249158, 04053162997448, 05054629909690, 08712581733841, 08712581734787

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