Amsterdam, July 7, 2021 – To keep up with today’s fast-paced work environment, professionals need effective ways to handle daily tasks – and a fully-functional monitor has a crucial role to play. To meet the needs of professionals such as financial advisors, graphic designers, architects, programmers, and any other user who feels the need for more screen real estate to have better view on all the apps, the new, state of the art 32:9 49″ (48.8″ / 124 cm diag.) display- Philips 498P9Z is here to support. This award-winning monitor features a reliable and high-quality VA curved panel, a 165Hz refresh rate and adaptive sync for comfortable viewing all day long, whether for work or entertainment.
Expand your horizons
This 32:9 SuperWide 49” screen, with its 5120 x 1440 resolution, is designed to replace multiscreen setups for a truly wide view. It feels just like having two 27” 16:9 QuadHD displays side-by-side. Any professional will be amazed by the extra display real state by upgrading to a 49” monitor: spreadsheets become fully visible, while video makers and programmers can keep an eye on the previews and timelines at the same time. The screen’s 1800r curve ensures a more immersive and comfortable experience, mirroring the natural field of view and reducing glare and distortion. Architects, graphic designers, video makers, programmers and those working in finance all need space that allows multiple apps to operate at the same time, supporting their creativity and boosting their productivity – but this screen is certain to impress any user.
Top-tier visuals are easy on the eye
VESA-certified DisplayHDR 400 delivers a significant step up from normal SDR displays, producing astonishing brightness, contrast and colors. Its fuller palette of rich new color is a pleasure to behold, while the 165Hz refresh rate and Adaptive-Sync technology deliver effortlessly smooth action. Any media displayed on the screen is enhanced and delivered at its best, and the monitor can also easily support casual gaming sessions.
Created for professionals and high-frequency users, visualization is easy on the eye. With anti-glare and low monitor reflection, images are crystal clear with pure color and excellent clarity. Eye care technologies like FlickerFree, EasyRead mode and LowBlue mode work together for a more comfortable viewing experience, filtering harmful blue light emissions and reducing flicker noise.
Designed for multi-tasking
Such a wide space is ideally suited to multitasking. The ratio and size of the display allow users to open multiple apps and documents at once, without juggling open files: chats, emails, videos and datasheets all find a place on these 49” monitors. But for the most extreme set-ups and multitasking, there’s also MultiView technology and a built-in KVM switch. MultiView enables active dual connect and view so users can work with multiple devices like a PC and notebook simultaneously, while with MultiClient Integrated KVM switch, the users will be able to control two separate PCs with one monitor-keyboard-mouse set up, easily toggling between sources. For comfortable and easy use, this model features wide and complete connectivity options, with smart cable management to keep work areas clean and organized. Businesses can gain from using such a large screen with similar features at workstations planned for collaboration, equipping the workers with a single but sufficiently large screen.
Philips 498P9Z will be available from August 2021 at the MSRP of €1149.
Amsterdam, June 22, 2021 – MMD, the leading display specialist and brand license partner for Philips monitors, announces the release of the world’s first Designed for Xbox console gaming monitor series. Philips Momentum Designed for Xbox console gaming monitor is built from the ground up to provide the ultimate experience for Xbox fans. This Designed for Xbox console gaming monitor set the standard for Xbox gaming. The inclusion of the new HDMI 2.1 spec now enables next-gen console gaming with 4K resolution and faster 120Hz refresh rates for ultra-clear and ultra-smooth gaming performance. Taking it the next level, partnered with the Xbox to tune this “Designed for Xbox” display to deliver the optimal validated Xbox Series X performance from the moment you plug it in. Equipped with a better performance solution, the Philips Momentum Designed for Xbox console gaming monitor will be now available as a 55” (139.7 cm) model, enabling unparalleled immersion.
A New Frontier in Console Gaming
Unlike televisions, Philips Momentum gaming monitors are purpose-built, with low latency and low lag as a priority to provide a much smoother, more realistic gaming experience. The series’ low input lag is a great advantage when playing twitch-sensitive video games, allowing your input to register on the screen faster. The flagship 55” Philips Momentum (559M1RYV) will include a specially designed soundbar from the engineers at Bowers & Wilkins, a British loudspeaker company globally renowned for their innovative designs and sound engineering, that completes the experience.
Designed for Xbox
This new Philips Momentum monitor delivers Designed for Xbox validated performance with ultra-clear 4K resolution at a minimum 120Hz refresh rate, HDR support with DisplayHDR 1000, Variable Refresh Rate for smooth gaming and Always Low Latency gaming. The team has worked together to create Xbox Game Mode which creates an exciting mode with specially tuned picture quality for Xbox. The monitor has been extensively collaborated, tested, and validated by engineers at Microsoft and TPV to ensure perfect compatibility, while also meeting the high expectations that dedicated Xbox fans expect.
“At Xbox, we’re always looking to give our fans choice in how, what and where they play their favorite games. Today, we’re excited to announce our partnership with Philips to deliver the first Designed for Xbox monitors, giving fans a unique display with technology and features that provide the ultimate console gaming experience for Xbox Series X|S.” – Matt Kesselring, Director of Xbox Hardware Partnerships
“Philips Momentum lead the way in console gaming with its launch in the market and still does with such an important partnership. Impressive and immersive to the core, the Momentum console gaming monitors will make the new Xbox and its features shine, for the most exciting and complete gaming sessions.” Stefan Sommer, Director of Marketing & Business Management Europe in MMD
The new Philips Momentum Monitor, Designed for Xbox, will be available as followed:
Philips Momentum 55” 4K Designed for Xbox Console Gaming Monitor (559M1RYV)
– 55” 4K up-to 144Hz, integrated Bowers & Wilkins soundbar, VESA-Certified DisplayHDR 1000
Availability: August 2021
This is just a first step in this new Designed for Xbox gaming line: more models are yet to be announced in following months. In the meantime, thanks to the new HDMI 2.1 spec, the new Philips Momentum 559M1RYV will enable an amazing gaming experience with 4K resolution and 120Hz refresh rates on all next-gen console.
Amsterdam, May 27, 2021 – Thoseworking in front of a monitor for many hours, whether from their home or at the office, have a specific set of needs related to making those long hours easier and more comfortable. Philips Monitors B Line is specifically designed to meet those needs and more, thus supporting a wide number of professionals seeking a comfortable, reliable and secure monitor. The latest Philips Monitors B Line 24” (23.8″ / 60.5 cm diag.) FullHD model, the 243B9H, may be just the model they’re looking for.
The decluttering power of USB-C
There is only one cable that can carry both power and video signals to the screen, while providing a tidy workplace – the USB-C connector. Featured in the new Philips 243B9H, USB-C is also one of the most comfortable technologies now available, offering an efficient and reliable set-up that’s easy to configure and immediately ready for use. Slim and reversible, USB-C allows for easy, one-cable connection for super-speed data transfer, as well as intelligent and flexible power management: the display signal and high-speed data are transferred via USB-C (DisplayPort alternate mode), while powering and charging your laptop at the same time (USB Power Delivery), delivering up to 65W.
Designed for business
These features make the new Philips 243B9H easy to use for everyone. The monitor also sports other built-in features to support professionals and help them keep their desks clean and free of clutter, thanks to built-in stereo speakers for multimedia and a built-in secure webcam.
While this monitor may be designed with a variety of different business usages in mind, all professionals need a sturdy monitor that provides a safe and comfortable user experience. The integrated pop-up webcam with Windows Hello™ offers personalized, enhanced security – perfect for avoiding any potential “camfecting” without the hassle of additional accessories. Practical and discrete, the webcam can be easily tucked back into the monitor’s bezel and pulled out when needed for VC.
Moreover, the webcam is also equipped with advanced sensors for Windows Hello™ facial recognition, allowing users to log in with biometrics (or pin), thus making the process faster and more secure. Both home users and professionals working with sensitive data (or seeking a bit more privacy) will appreciate the extra safety that the Philips 243B9H provides.
The whole package
The Philips 243B9H also features important technologies for easing any pain caused by prolonged sessions in front of the monitor. Its IPS panel uses an advanced technology that provides extra wide viewing angles of 178/178 degrees, making it possible to view the display from almost any angle. In addition, it also features Flicker-free technology, Low Blue Mode and EasyRead Mode to make sure the eyes are taken care of.
This generous and consistent viewing experience is completed by Philips’ SmartErgoBase, a monitor base that delivers ergonomic display comfort combined with cable management. The base’s people-friendly height, swivel, tilt and rotation angle adjustments allow users to position the monitor to achieve maximum comfort, which can ease the physical strains of a long workday.
The Philips Monitor 243B9H is now available at the MSRP of €279.
Please note that only monitors that will be available in Europe are going to be announced. Any monitor not included in the Philips EU website is not to be considered for European market.