Philips Announces 27-Inch 4K HDR Monitor Designed for Xbox

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Philips has announced a new addition to its Momentum line of gaming monitors designed for Xbox. The product line covers many bases for both console and PC gamers with premium features such as 4K resolution, HDR, and variable refresh rates. It seeks to fill the gap between gaming displays and televisions as modern consoles adopt more PC-centric display options.

The new 279M1RV is based on an LG Nano IPS panel and checks off many boxes for gamers seeking a smaller, 27-inch display. It is capable of 4K VRR @ 120 Hz via HDMI 2.1 and up to 144 Hz via DisplayPort 1.4. NVIDIA G-SYNC has limited support through DisplayPort, with an active range of 60 Hz to 144 Hz. The panel covers 98 percent of the DCI-P3 color gamut and features a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and response time of 1 ms GtG. It is DisplayHDR 600 certified with a brightness of 450 cd/m². Connectivity options include 3x HDMI 2.1, 1x DP 1.4, and 1x USB-C. It is presently listed at European retailers with a price of around €845 ($995.84).

LCD panel type: IPS technology

Backlight type: W-LED system

Panel Size: 27 inch / 68.5 cm

Effective viewing area: 603.9 (H) x 347.45 (V) mm

Aspect ratio: 16:9

Maximum resolution: HDMI/DP: 3840 x 2160 @ 144 Hz*; USB-C: 3840 x 2160 @ 120 Hz

Pixel Density: 163 PPI

Response time (typical): 1 ms (Grey to Grey)*

Low Input Lag: Yes

Brightness: 450  cd/m²

SmartContrast: Mega Infinity DCR

Contrast ratio (typical): 1000:1

Pixel pitch: 0.1554 x 0.1554 mm

Viewing angle: 178º (H)/178º (V), @ C/R > 10

Flicker-free: Yes

HDR: DisplayHDR 600 certified

Colour gamut (min.): DCI-P3: 98%*

Colour gamut (typical): NTSC 112%*, sRGB 133%*, Adobe RGB: 110.1%*

Picture enhancement: SmartImage game

Display colours: Colour support 1.07 billion colours

Scanning Frequency: HDMI: 30–135 kHz (H) / 48–144 Hz (V); DP: 30–254 kHz (H) / 48–144 Hz (V); USB-C: 30–254 kHz (H) / 48–120 Hz (V)

LowBlue Mode:Yes

sRGB: Yes

SmartUniformity: 97 ~ 102%

Delta: E< 2 (sRGB)

Ambiglow: 4 sided

G-SYNC: Compatible 60 Hz ~ 144 Hz (DP)*

Adaptive sync: Yes

HDMI 2.1 Feature: VRR, FRL

Signal Input: HDMI 2.1 x 3, DP 1.4 x 1, USB-C x 1 (DP Alt mode, PD 65 W)

USB: USB-B x 1 (upstream), USB 3.2 x 4 (downstream with 2 fast charge B.C 1.2)

Height adjustment: 130  mm

Swivel: -/+ 35  degree

Tilt: -5/20  degree

On mode: 54.9 W (typ.)

Standby mode: 0.5 W (typ.)

Off mode: 0.3 W (typ.)

Product with stand: (max height)609 x 545 x 282  mm

Product without stand: (mm)609 x 353 x 75  mm

Product with stand: (kg)9.00  kg

Product without stand: (kg)5.20  kg

Source: Philips (via TechPowerUp)

Peter Brosdahl
As a child of the 70’s I was part of the many who became enthralled by the video arcade invasion of the 1980’s. Saving money from various odd jobs I purchased my first computer from a friend of my dad, a used Atari 400, around 1982. Eventually it would end up being a lifelong passion of upgrading and modifying equipment that, of course, led into a career in IT support.

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