Great results for Philips 498P9Z @ GameStar Hungary YouTube and PCWorld Hungary (HU)

One of Hungary’s most influential gamer media, GameStar Hungary has published a review video about the Philips 498P9Z monitor and gave it a great result. A written review and the review video have been shared on as well, which is a leading Hungarian PC technology magazine.


+ Ideal for professionals, to increase productivity

+ Basically 2 x 27” QHD monitors in one without the disturbing black stripe in the middle

+ VA panel with 4 ms GtG response time

+ 100 x 100 VESA mount

+ Design and stability of the stand

+ Ergonomic adjustability of the stand

+ Rich connectivity: 4 x USB downstream, 2 x USB upstream ports, 1 x DP 1.4, 3 x HDMI 2.0, Audio out

+ You can connect two PCs/laptops to it and by using MultiView (PbP mode) + KVM switch easily navigate between the two sources

+ Built-in speakers

+ 550 nits brightness

+ 3000:1 contrast ratio

+ 91% DCI-P3, 122% sRGB colour gamut coverage

+ 165 Hz refresh rate

+ More and more games support 32:9 aspect ratio

+ Games, landscapes look amazing in SuperWide format

+ When you’re editing video you can see the full timeline, multiple windows can fit well next to each other

+ 1800R curve is ideal, not too aggressive


– Lack of USB-C

– Location of the ports, they are quite hard to reach and very close to each other, a few USB ports on the side would be nice

– Upstream USB cable would be nice in the box

Please find the full review here.