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Philips BDM4065UC/75 PC Monitor

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39.56" 50000000:1 LED Oct 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The expansive 40" class Ultra HD professional Philips display gives you the room to spread out, see the big picture and all the details in Ultra High Definition. These latest Philips screens... More
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Thirteen Industry Awards

This PC monitor is one of the most highly awarded of all the flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

This medium monitor was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Tomshardware.co.uk, Tomshardware.com, Eteknix.com and Tomshw.it all of whom concluded that this flatpanel monitor was superb.

The writers at three other expert review sites all said that this Philips PC monitor was good. This PC display received an "Approved" award from HEXUS.net, it received a "Worth Considering" award from Kitguru.net and it received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

Hardware.info gave this Philips LCD screen an "Ulitmate" award, Nordichardware.se gave it a "Best in Test" award and Benchmark.pl gave it a "Good Product" award.

This LCD screen received an "Outstanding" award from Chip.com.my, it received a "Good Buy" award from Mobimaniak.pl and Xfastest.com gave it a "Fastest Media" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and pcauthority.com.au this Philips PC monitor has an average expert rating of 79%.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 116 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is 89%.

Easy to Use

A number of people thought it was easy to use. Derek scored this PC monitor very highly and he said in his review of this PC monitor “The menu system is very easy to use”. Last year Etienne Dechamps rated it 80 out of 100 and said “As a result it is possible to use this monitor at typical desk distance (1 meter) without having to enable text scaling, which is very nice”. A few weeks ago Jim Higson gave the Philips BDM4065UC a score of 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “With HDMI I wasn't able to use the full resolution” in his review of this PC monitor.

A number of customers said in their reviews that the Philips BDM4065UC had a good experience. This year Acco mentioned on Amazon “This is a superb piece of kit that has taken my viewing experience to a new”. In November this year Amazon Customer gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review “Dark in the corners eventually I got a good one I made a full review of the experience here”. Chatwin234 said on Amazon this month “Lightroom which again is an improved experience by the size”.

Several Philips BDM4065UC reviewers who reviewed it said that it was easy to use the menus. James Hurst said in his review of the Philips BDM4065UC on Amazon “Hopefully you're happy with the settings out-of-the-box”. In November Mr. D. J. Hoskins mentioned on Amazon “You then need to select 60 in your OSs advanced monitor settings” in their review of the Philips BDM4065UC. Paul777 rated it as excellent and mentioned on Amazon “They are definitely better than the stock settings” in their review of this PC monitor.

Several customers concluded that the product was easy to setup. David Kirby gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “It gives a high resolution, high quality image and was simple to set up”. Mr. M. gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Easy to set up, comes with ALL cables.” in their review of the Philips BDM4065UC.

A few people who reviewed the Philips BDM4065UC considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Etienne Dechamps said in their review on Amazon “The BDM4065UC sits unchallenged in its category - all other monitors top out at 32", which still requires scaling for comfortable use in UHD”. Nearstars wrote on Amazon “You may feel more comfortable going up 125% if you're older”.

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Nice Design

Some Philips BDM4065UC reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Dan White gave this PC monitor a rating of 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The resolution is absolutely beautiful at 4K, all games render perfectly also without any scaling issues” in his Philips BDM4065UC review. Dan White also mentioned “The contrasts are gorgeous”. Derek gave it an excellent review and he wrote this year “This monitor is absolutely beautiful”.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Jubair scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Minimalism to the already great design” in their Philips BDM4065UC review. A few weeks ago Mr. John T. Clark mentioned “The monitor itself is of a really nice design” and rated it 5 stars.

Some customers who bought it thought it was smooth. Softdog wrote “The lines are smooth, no jaggies”.

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Good Product Quality

A few Philips BDM4065UC owners who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was good quality. Acco rated this PC monitor 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon in November this year “The image quality is just startling” in their Philips BDM4065UC review. Daniel wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Brillant monitor, amazing picture quality” and gave the Philips BDM4065UC a score of 5 stars. David Kirby said on Amazon “Superb, high quality, 'big screen' PC monitor”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Philips BDM4065UC reviewers wrote that it had good picture quality. This year Acco said in their Philips BDM4065UC review on Amazon “I’ve tried it on several graphics intense games”. In November last year Paul777 wrote “That is a graphics card that supports DisplayPort 1.2”. R a Macdonald wrote on Amazon also in November last year “I had a Ezio panel previously as I had been impressed with their picture quality before” in their Philips BDM4065UC review.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Derek wrote in November “Beautiful colours, fantastic blacks” in his Philips BDM4065UC review. Jim Higson said “Colours and speed only ok” in his review of this PC monitor. In November Rmawatson said on Amazon “On strong colours, you will see a horizontal” in their Philips BDM4065UC review.

One Philips BDM4065UC owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had image ghosting. Alex mentioned “I came to this from Dell 3008WFP it had no problems with ghosting at all - this panel”. One person who bought this PC monitor said that it had a good contrast ratio. Etienne Dechamps rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review “An affordable UHD 40" monitor with good colorimetry and huge contrast ratio”.

One Philips BDM4065UC reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product had a wide viewing angle. Mike M mentioned in his review of this PC monitor last year “This monitor is clear, stable, with an amazing viewing angle” and rated it 5 stars.

One Philips BDM4065UC reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a flickering image. Nearstars mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon a few weeks ago “When I switched it to 1.2 (via the OSD Panel), then I got it working in beautiful flicker free 4K! Buy one of these now” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.

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Good Connectivity

Several Philips BDM4065UC owners reckoned that the Philips BDM4065UC was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “1080p hdmi looks fine on it (I don't have any 4k content to test as yet” in their review of this PC monitor and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars. Disco mentioned “HDMI still makes a good monitor only at lower speed” in their review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good in terms of connectivity. Mr. Shez Rahman wrote “Good connectivity” in their review.

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Good Size

A few Philips BDM4065UC reviewers who bought it thought it was thin. Mr. John T. Clark gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote a few weeks ago “A very slim bezel and fairly shallow profile, with a large metal stand that's pretty minimalist”. Expert website Eteknix.com mentioned “Nowadays we can pick up a new monitor that is thinner than a Blu-Ray case, albeit those panels are expensive” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two Philips BDM4065UC owners said in their reviews that it was a good weight. James Clapperton wrote “I use a desktop arm mounted stand to get around the lack of adjustability - the one I chose handles the weight just fine” and rated the Philips BDM4065UC as excellent.

One customer reckoned that the product was a good height. In November Hootsmon rated this PC monitor 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “Included stand gives a good working height because the screen is so large you're looking straight at it”.

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Robust

A few Philips BDM4065UC reviewers who purchased the Philips BDM4065UC agreed that it was well made. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Philips BDM4065UC “This is so much more functional and has built speakers as a bonus” . A few weeks ago Clint Marshall said on Amazon “It is solid metal so one could remove it” in his review of this PC monitor.

Philips PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Philips is one of the better rated PC screen manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Philips also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

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LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC monitors of this type and age.

We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price], the iiyama B2888UHSU[plb_2367537_price], and the Philips BDM3470UP/75[plb_3020738_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the BDM4065UC which do not have a built-in speaker, the BDM4065UC has a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the iiyama XB2776QS[plb_1490325_price].

It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price], or the Asus PB279[plb_2524515_price].

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Very Big Viewable Width

At 878.11 millimeters, the BDM4065UC has a very big viewable width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the BDM4065UC. The viewable widths of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

At 1,070 million, the Philips BDM4065UC has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and type. The display colour counts of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the BDM4065UC range from 0.21M to 1,100M.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

At 100.5 centimeters, the Philips BDM4065UC has a very big display diagonal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The average display diagonal of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the BDM4065UC is 65cm.

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Two HDMI Ports

The BDM4065UC is a two HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the BDM4065UC have between one and three HDMI ports.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The BDM4065UC has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

A 3840 x 2160 graphics resolution is in fact the best resolution across all PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the BDM4065UC.

A 640 x 350 graphics resolution is the worst resolution across similar types of PC display.

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Very Big Viewable Height

The viewable heights of PC screens of a similar age and type to the BDM4065UC range from 28mm to 630mm. When compared to other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago, the viewable height of the Philips BDM4065UC of 485.35 millimeters is one of the biggest.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

Across all the PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 49W. With an RMS rated audio power of 14 Watts, the BDM4065UC has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most PC monitors of this spec and age are not 3D compatible. The Philips BDM4065UC is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The BDM4065UC does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Philips BDM4065UC does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens of this age and spec also do not have an integrated card reader.

Other flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the DELL UP2414Q[plb_2251567_price] which is also cheaper.

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Quite Few Recyclable Material Percentage

Across all the PC screens of this age and type the recyclable material percentages range from 25% to 100%. The BDM4065UC has a very few recyclable material percentage (only 25 percent) compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the BDM4065UC.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The Philips BDM4065UC has a quite slow response time (8.5 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the BDM4065UC. The response times of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The BDM4065UC has a quite high power consumption in economy mode (40.4 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the BDM4065UC. Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the BDM4065UC have power consumptions in economy mode of between 0.5W and 48W, and the average power consumption in economy mode is 20W.

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Heavy

The average weight of similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the BDM4065UC is 4.9kg. The BDM4065UC is fairly heavy (8.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age.

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Very High Power Consumption When Active

LCD screens of this age and type have power consumptions when active of between 9W and 63W, and the average power consumption when active is 22W. With a power consumption when active of 62.17 Watts, the Philips BDM4065UC has one of the highest power consumptions when active amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips BDM4065UC/75

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Philips released the BDM4065UC.

Specification

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Backlight Type
Display Surface
Supported Video Modes
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HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
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Sync-On-Green (SOG)
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Built-In USB Hub
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Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
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TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Recyclable Material
Feet Colour
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Heavy Metals Free
Performance
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client
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Ergonomics
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Plug and Play
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ECO Mode
RS-232 Interface

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tomshw.it Editor Approved

Expert Reviews

15 December 2015

Tomshw.it

Giocare su un monitor di grandi dimensioni piuttosto che su schermi più piccoli è un'esperienza nettamente superiore perché la visione periferica viene totalmente riempita dall'immagine.... Read more…

40inch screen, tremendous contrast, sharp clear image
Ultra HD resolution, terrific value
Huge productivity potential
Vibrant colours
Builtin speakers
Calibration compromises, could be brighter
Absolutely no user adjustment
Poor US availability
Lacks brightness
Perhaps too big for comfortable use

User Reviews

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Reviewed 11 November 2015 by CodeOrange
CodeOrange would recommend the Philips BDM4065UC (Verified Purchase)

This monitor demoted my 27 inch IMac retina. 4K on a monitor this large just makes since. Plus it's post-assembly line calibrated. Have to appreciate that!

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $74.24
Electricity cost when on standby $2.27
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Total running cost over 5 years $76.51
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips BDM4065UC/75uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bdm4065uc75, bdm4065uc27, philips bdm4065uc00, asrockasusantecarcticb 300cdm2, asrockasusantecarcticb bdm4065, asrockasusantecarcticb bdm4065u, asrockasusantecarcticb 3840x2160, asrockasusantecarcticb bdm4065uc
Barcodes 00609585244344, 08712581727543, 08712581727550, 08712581727574

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