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Philips 242G5DJEB

Philips 242G5DJEB
alaScore 91

32 reviews

Sep, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Philips 242G5DJEB. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and reliability are generally positive. The size and design also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Philips 242G5DJEB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Katharine Byrne (

Philips Brilliance 242G5DJEB/00 review


This 144Hz gaming monitor has lots of ports, but its image quality could be better

The Philips Brilliance 242G5DJEB/00 is an excellent gaming monitor, but our main concern is the price. At just under £290, it's more expensive than the AOC myUltraSpeed G2460Pqu and the larger Iiyama Prolite GB2773HS, both of which have 144Hz refresh...

May, 2014

Expert review by : Crowdedbrain (

Philips 242G5DJEB 24” Gaming Monitor Review


The Philips Gaming monitor has a respectable range of features, but not all of these proved that effective. The 4-port USB 3.0 hub was a great touch, as long as your computer supports it. But the charging port still failed to charge our iPad 2.

Sep, 2013

Consumer review (

Good monitor


A great monitor overall, especially for the $245 I got it for all in (tax, env. fees, etc). Very solidly built. 144 hz is a big upside. AWFUL colors. I mean horrendous. Mind you, you can correct this through windows color calibration tool for the most...

144 Hz refresh rate ; VERY SOLID STAND ; Good design ; Good size


Jul, 2015

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Good gaming monitor for the price


I am quite happy with the monitor that I bought. You can really tell the difference between 60 hz and 144 hz if you have the computer to support it. You need a computer that can push at least 144 frames per second to take advantage of it fully. The...

May, 2015

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Being a TN monitor I was expecting a not so good image. With a little tweaking it's nice. Stand is awesome and fully adjustable which helps with the TN viewing angle handicap. The wired remote is cool for changing settings. Using a customized gamer 1...

May, 2015

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All around great monitor


I truly believe this is one of the best monitors you can buy at this price point.. 1 ms refresh rate, 144hz, adjustable stand, and once tweaked and properly set up, it has a fantastic display. This display is the biggest issue with this monitor because...

Apr, 2015

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can't beat for the price


This monitor has an amazing picture. Colors needed a little tweaking in settings and then it's set. Great refresh rate, smooth animations while gaming. I highly recommend. So far so good for durability.

Apr, 2015

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Great Monitor Leagues Above It's Price Point


---QUICK NOTE--- If you buy any 144hz monitor and have a Windows PC: go to Adjust Screen Resolution, then click Advanced, then go to the Monitor tab, and make sure your refresh rate is set to 144hz (mine defaulted to 60hz). I'm into PC gaming,...

Apr, 2015

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Best monitor for gaming


this is by far the best gaming monitor i have ever owned and specialty with the 3.0 usb ports.

Oct, 2014

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great gaming screen


Bought it for my 13 year old son. He likes it a lot. Good visuals.

Oct, 2014

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