Pros

  • USB ports, card reader under front panel
  • Well-designed and includes many inputs

Cons

  • Image quality is just average

At A Glance

Solid performer includes six-in-one card reader and USB 2.0 ports stowed under a push-up panel in the front of the bezel.

Manufacturer’s Description

Productivity pays, Look to the Philips 230W5 with SmartManage - remote, LAN-based monitor management - for professional motion picture, video, CD and DVD post production work that demands a big, wide screen, PiP and input source variety.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 230w5vs27
Interfaces/Ports
DVI Yes
VGA Yes
Component Video Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 23.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WUXGA
Color Supported 16.7 Million Colors (24-bit)
Contrast Ratio 500:1
General Information
Manufacturer Philips Electronics
Manufacturer Part Number 230w5vs27
UPC Code 037849947791
Brand Name Philips
Product Name 230W5VS/27 Monitor
Marketing Information

Productivity pays, Look to the Philips 230W5 with SmartManage - remote, LAN-based monitor management - for professional motion picture, video, CD and DVD post production work that demands a big, wide screen, PiP and input source variety.

Product Type LCD Monitor
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.usa.philips.com
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • 230W5VS/27 Monitor
  • User Manual
  • AC Power Cord
  • PC audio cable
  • USB cable
  • VGA cable
  • DVI-D cable
Additional Information
  • Outstanding front of screen performance
  • Maximum comfort for maximum productivity
  • Multi-function for ultimate convenience
  • Great convenience
  • Plug and Play Compatible
  • MTBF: 50,000 hrs
Physical Characteristics
Weight (Approximate) 317.44 oz
Height with Stand 17.80"
Width with Stand 21.57"
Depth with Stand 9.84"
Video
Standard Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1200
Brightness 250 Nit
Built-in Devices
Built-in Devices Speaker, USB Hub
Technical Information
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Horizontal Viewing Angle 176°
Vertical Viewing Angle 176°
Response Time 16 ms
Screen Surface Anti-glare

Performance

Performance
DisplayMate Motion Test Result Average
Text Score 71.3
Refresh Rate Tested 60.0
Interface Tested Digital
Gaming Motion Test Result Average
Horizontal Viewing Angle Test Result 180.0
Graphics Score 72.3
DVD Motion Test Result Average