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MMD to reveal three Philips Momentum console gaming monitors at gamescom 2019

Amsterdam, 22 August 2019 – MMD, the leading display specialist and brand license partner for Philips monitors, has announced three new Philips Momentum displays, the 55” (142 cm) 558M1RY, the 31.5” (80 cm) 328M1R and the 27” (68.6 cm) 278M1R. Targeted at console gamers, these yet-to-be-released models were unveiled in the Gamescom business area. All non-business visitors are welcome to take a look at monitors for all kinds of gamers that are displayed in hall 10.1 stand A-080 where MMD showcases its gaming monitors alongside those from AOC on 102m² of exhibition space.

Smooth pictures, outstanding sound
Three upcoming additions to the Philips Momentum product range will be available as of Q1 2020. As a standout from the trio, the 55” Philips Momentum 558M1RY delivers UltraClear 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) resolution, a 120 Hz refresh rate and VESA-verified DisplayHDR 1000 to invite players to jump straight into the action. The sound is exceptional, too. No wonder as it is the result of a collaboration with Bowers & Wilkins. Every gaming session benefits from balanced bass, crystal clear voice and immersive audio performance. Three selectable audio modes specifically developed for games let users fine-tune the experience to their liking. 

At the forefront of audio innovation for the past 50 years, Bowers & Wilkins is recognised around the world for its cutting-edge home speakers, headphones, and car audio solutions. For the past two years, TP Vision, exclusive licensee for Philips TV, has partnered with Bowers & Wilkins to co-create exceptional products that bring together each company’s technological strengths and expertise to offer the very best in audio-visual performance, resulting in numerous awards and accolades such as the EISA Home Theatre TV of the Year for the past two years. Andy Kerr, director of Product Marketing & Communications at Bowers & Wilkins, comments:

“True Sound is at the heart of everything we do at Bowers & Wilkins, from our world-class high-end loudspeakers to our award-winning partnership with Philips TV. Now, working with Philips monitors, we are delighted to bring True Sound to gaming consumers, thanks to the 55” Momentum 558M1RY. I’m certain we’ll have just as much success!”


Philips Momentum 55” console gaming monitor with 4K UHD, DisplayHDR 1000, 120 Hz, 4 ms input lag, Adaptive-Sync and Bowers & Wilkins sound

Featuring DisplayHDR 600, the 31.5” Philips Momentum 328M1R displays a broad range of contrast at 120 Hz refresh rate and in 4K resolution to make gaming sessions with darkened environments even easier on the eyes. With its 27” format, the Philips Momentum 278M1R delivers frame rates of 60 Hz to produce crisp and stutter-free 4K resolution images.  


Philips Momentum 32” console gaming monitor with 4K UHD, DisplayHDR 600, 120 Hz, 4 ms input lag, Adaptive-Sync and DTS Sound

All three monitors feature the innovative signature Ambiglow technology, a halo of light that makes all kinds of entertainment extend beyond the edges of the screen for the most immersive experience. All three Momentums are equipped with Adaptive-Sync technology for silky smooth images and low input lag. In interplay with the SmartImage technology game mode, Philips monitors deliver visuals that leave nothing to be desired for passionate console owners.  

Find your perfect match with Philips and AOC
This year’s joint, 102m2 sized consumer booth, located at stand A-080 in hall 10.1, offers a plethora of Philips’ and AOC’s finest gaming monitors. With the goal of offering users the perfect match no matter the game, AOC completes the display line-up with competitive-level PC monitors, while Philips delivers the best experience for all console gaming enthusiasts. Their optimised 43’’ Philips Momentum 436M6VBPAB and 32’’ Philips Momentum 326M6VJRMB monitors can be tested out on games such as Kingdom Hearts III, F1 2019, Overcooked! 2, Forza Horizon 4: Lego Speed Champions DLC, Jump Force, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Stranger Things 3: The Game, and more. On top of that, visitors have the opportunity to get up close and personal with famous German influencers as well as eSports stars on-stage. FIFA player Elias from the Hertha BSC eSports team and influencer household names PhunkRoyal and Tisi Schubech are making an appearance for gaming and signing sessions that will make any fan’s heart beat faster. 

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