How to choose your monitor for professional use?

Monitors are essential for an effective working environment and a fulfilling experience. The right monitor helps to boost your productivity as well as improve your comfort, especially while working takes up most of your time awake.

Before choosing a monitor, you should better compile a list of what you need and what you expect from the device: which benefits are you looking for, which specs you can’t give up, what kind of use will you make of it?

To answer these questions, we’ve put together a guide to simplify the process, taking you through the critical information need, so to be reassured you will make a fair purchase.

Connectivity for smart workers

A single cable with multifunction, USB-C is something we cannot live without – it charges the laptop, transfers the data in lighting speed, and it also allows you to connect with other devices without any hassle. Having this in mind, what other features and connectors do you need?

Ideal for architects and graphic design professionals, as well as those who require high-performance monitors for precise, accurate, colour-critical work, the Philips 329P1H monitor offers a built-in USB type-C docking station with power delivery and an extremely brilliant picture quality due to having an UltraClear 4K UHD display with IPS technology that enable extra-wide viewing angles of 178/178 degrees.

Philips 329P1H

On top of the superb connectivity, the Philips 346P1CRH also features DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2, RJ45 and a MultiClient Integrated KVM switch that enables you to control two separate PCs with a single monitor-keyboard-mouse set-up. You can simply and easily connect all the peripherals to the monitor, eliminating cable clutter while recharging the notebook. This model is equipped with an UltraWide QHD curved display for an unparalleled working experience. Simple and fast are keywords when speaking about connectivity and the Philips 243B1 has been designed to deliver absolute user comfort and convenience thanks to an USB-C docking technology and HDMI connectivity. The only thing you need to do is plugging in a compatible notebook to the monitor, with a single cable. Aimed at delivering absolute user comfort, this Full HD resolution model features Flicker-Free technology and LowBlue Mode to protect from eye strain, as well as a fully adjustable SmartErgo Base.

Philips 243B1

The perfect blend of sustainability and performance

Are you looking for super energy-efficient tools with brilliant performances? Meeting the latest power efficiency standards as ensured by the Energy Star 8.0 certification, the Philips 272B1G is the ultimate solution. This eco-friendly monitor is specifically designed for a low environmental impact – from energy consumption to safe materials and recycled packaging. It will be your co and smart friend.

Philips 272B1G

Handling with too many video calls? While featuring both PowerSensor and LightSensor that increase its energy efficiency, the Philips 242B1H monitor, has a secure pop-up webcam that you can activate every time you need and tuck it back into the monitor when you are not using it. The webcam is also equipped with advanced sensors for Windows Hello™ facial recognition for personalized and greater security.

And if you are looking for great images, the Philips 245B1 with its Quad HD resolution is the right one for you. Perfect for those who seek both sustainability and high performance, because the monitor saves up to 70% energy costs thanks to the PowerSensor technology.

For demanding professionals

More and more professionals are seeking for fast and intuitive technologies to enhance their work and business execution, and this is why touch screens are really appreciated in almost all industry sectors, with their capabilities to work through either one or multiple touches, using a specified stylus or a finger. The Philips 242B9TL monitor gives you the best touch experience through the SmoothTouch technology, which means that the display uses Projected capacitive 10-point touch technology for fluid response.

Philips 242B9TL

On the other hand, complex multi-tasking projects can require working on a PC and a notebook coupled together. The Philips 498P9 it’s the right one for these tasks, in that its 32:9 SuperWide 49” curved display makes it feel like having two 27″ 16:9 Quad HD displays side-by-side. Through its MultiClient Integrated KVM switch, you can control two separate PCs with one monitor-keyboard-mouse set up, by just clicking a button you can quickly switch between sources.

Philips 498P9

Is the privacy of your work essential? MMD recently announced the Philips 242B1V to improve productivity while protecting sensitive data and contents. By simply pressing a button to activate the Privacy Mode, the screen appears dark and barely visible from both sides, without losing the clear visuals viewed from the center. So, clumsy screen protectors will be any more of your worries, making your life easier but invisible…

Any single display spec can make the difference and significantly change a PC experience. Take a look at this guide to find what you are really looking for.