Press release

When Super-Wide meets high performance: the new Philips Monitors 498P9Z

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.