Philips displays a plethora of monitors for professionals and gamers at the IFA 2019 in Berlin

8 September 2019, 04:04:00

Philips displays a plethora of monitors for professionals and gamers at the IFA 2019 in BerlinPhilips display a plethora of desktop monitors at the IFA 2019 in Berlin and you can check them out until September 11th if you happen to be in this city.

There's a whole set of five new curved Philips monitors created especially for providing a more immersive viewing experience. The Philips 346P1 features a 3-sided frameless design, 34-inch display, USB-C docking, notebook power charging, and optional Windows Hello pop-up webcam. It will go on sale in Q1 of 2020. The 27-inch Philips 272E1CA offer 75Hz Freesync refresh rates and the 31.5-inch Philips 328E1CA provides a 60Hz Adaptive sync refresh rate. They both are available now priced at GBP 169 and GBP 399, respectively.

Philips 439P9H is a curved 43.4-inch desktop monitor with 32:10 aspect ratio. It is created as a replacement of multimonitor setups and is suitable for the financial, banking, and other B2B sectors. The monitor is VESA DisplayHDR 400 certified, meaning its typical brightness should be around 400 nits. The monitor has USB-C docking with DisplayLink, DC-out, a Windows Hello pop-up webcam, and many other features. It is expected to launch in November 2019 priced at around GBP 809.

Another curved model is the Philips 346B1C which will also be available in November 2019 priced at around GBP 479. It features a 34-inch panel with an ultra-wide aspect ratio - 21:9 and a curvature of 1500R. Its resolution is 3440 x 1440 pixels and the typical brightness is 300 nits while the contrast ratio is 3000:1. It features USB-C docking and Ethernet RJ45, a Windows Hello pop-up webcam, HDR technology, and an energy-saving PowerSensor and LightSensor. The monitor is equipped with 4x USB 3.2 downstream ports, 1x USB-B upstream port, 1x USB Type-C, Gen 1, upstream port, an HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2. The stand offers height, tilt and swivel adjustment. It can also be removed unveiling 100 x 100 mm VESA mounting holes.

There are gaming monitors as well such as the new Philips Momentum 558M1RY a 54.6-inch display and exclusive Bowers & Wilkins high-performance speakers with three separate gaming audio modes. It is VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certified corresponding to 1000 nits typical brightness. It has a 4K UHD resolution (3840 x 2160) with a 120 Hz refresh rate thanks to Adaptive-Sync support, including AMD FreeSync. An innovative four-sided Ambiglow technology is also included. This gaming monitor is expected to arrive in the first quarter of 2020.

The Philips Momentum 328M1R is also expected in Q1 of 2020 priced at around EUR 600. Just like the previous model, it is designed for discerning gamers. This gaming monitor features a 31.5-inch VA panel with a 4K UHD resolution (3840 x 2160). The Adaptive-Sync support, including AMD FreeSync, ensures refresh rates of up to 120Hz with LFC. The panel is VESA DisplayHDR 600 certified indicating of a typical brightness of 600 nits. A flicker-free backlight is most probably used. The monitor will also arrive with OSD-controlled Ambilight and a 2.1 DTS sound system that includes two 5W speakers and a subwoofer. Its connectivity options include DisplayPort 1.4, 3x HDMI 2.0 ports, 4x USB 3.0 ports and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Philips also offers a pack of monitors designed for today's professionals. These are the 272B1G, 241B1V, 279C9, and 272B7QUBHEB. The Philips 279C9 has a true edge-to-edge screen space and features a 27-inch 4K UHD IPS display with Ultra Wide-Color technology. It will go on sale in Q1 of 2020.

The Philips 272B1G is built with 85% post-consumer recycled plastics with TCO edge, 100% free of mercury, halogen, and PVC-BFR, and offering users the lowest energy consumption ever thanks to power-saving technologies such as a PowerSensor, LightSensor, and Zero Power Switch. Will go on sale in Q1 of 2020.

The Philips 241B1V has a 23.8-inch panel, USB, VGA, DVI, DP, and HDMI ports, but its most noteworthy feature is the extensive privacy-protecting capacity, making it the ideal choice for government, bank, and military users. It will be available from Q1 of 2020 as well.

The Philips 272B7QUBHEB is already available priced at GBP 449. It features a secure Windows Hello pop-up webcam, a 27-inch display with a QHD resolution, 350 nits brightness, 1000:1 contrast ratio and offers users a complete docking solution with USB-C and USB-A (DisplayLink) connectivity as well as DP-out and DC-out.

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