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Philips Intros Brilliance Series 21.5-inch Full-HD Monitor

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. btarunr

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    Philips introduced the 21.5-inch Brilliance series 226CL2 monitor. This compact full-HD (1920 x 1080) monitor uses W-LED illumination that cuts down power consumption further, from CCFL-illuminated ones. The panel supports response time of 2 ms GTG, the SmartImage feature adjusts image quality and performance depending on the content being displayed. Other specifications include dynamic contrast ratio of 20,000,000:1, and brightness of 250 cd/m². Inputs include D-Sub and DVI. It is now up for pre-order at €165.

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    21" is too small of a screen for 1920x1080, it makes everything too small and hard to read. I have to use a 1920x1080 21" screen at my workstation at work, and it is way too hard to read.
     
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    That's what global DPI settings are for - to make things bigger on high DPI screens. I prefer high DPI screens as it makes everything look nicer - if things get too small to read just adjust the DPI setting and bam! everything's readable again.
     
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    The problem with that is it never looks right, to the point that things actually don't work because text is cut off.

    I'd just use a smaller resolution, but that always looks fuzzy compared to the native.
     
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    I have no issue with my 21.5" Asus and text. Although my eyesight is not nowhere what it used to be. I like the resolution but I do have to admit it makes things look kind of odd at times.
     
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    i wonder how easy and/or expensive it is to replace those leds ?
    i would prefer leds as i seriously don't like ccfls asthey get damned hot as do the inverters
     
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    I like my 26" screen. After using it I am buying all 24" or more for builds.
     
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