Monday, September 3rd 2012

Philips Announces a Fleet of New Monitors at IFA 2012

MMD, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors, is going to launch a series of new Philips displays with new technologies at this year’s IFA consumer-electronics show in Berlin, Germany. Highlights include the world´s first UltraWide21:9 format with a big 29” screen, ‘Gioco’- the world’s first Ambiglow display for immersive 3D gaming, IPS display with Smart MHL technology that connects and mirrors your Android smart phone, and an 27” crystal clear high resolution PLS display. Additionally, MMD will show a Philips’ glasses free 3D display.

A showcase of innovations
IFA brings great news for people looking for new technology which can enhance their personal and professional lives. This autumn, Philips introduces the world’s first UltraWide 21:9 display with Multiview. Boasting a large 29” ultra-high resolution screen with 2560x1080 AH-IPS technology, this ultimate display is set to impress you with its crystal clear images and brilliant colors. Multiview increases your productivity with active dual screen, active dual source. Options like super speed USB 3.0 hub, stereo speakers make professional work or play, a breeze!

Furthermore, IFA 2012 is the perfect platform to launch the world’s first Ambiglow 3D display. The new Philips GIOCO, boasting a big 27-inch screen promises to intensify your gaming experience. This iconic ultra narrow bezel display combines zero-flicker 3D viewing and employs the Philips’ innovative Ambiglow technology which creates an image-matching halo of light on rear wall and visually enlarges the screen that gives you a truly immersive 3D experience.

Also in the IFA line-up is the new Philips IPS display with Smart MHL. It’ large 23-inch screen with the latest mobile High Definition technology enables users to watch photos, play games or watch HD videos directly from Android smart phones – while recharging their mobile device at the same time.

MMD is also unveiling Philips’ professional 27” PLS display with crystal clear, ultra-high resolution 2560x1440 images. It has a plethora of productivity boosting tools. Multiview technology allows you to simultaneously connect and view dual sources, while its’ in-built 2 megapixel webcam enables you to communicate freely. With super speed USB 3.0 hub you can now save time in data transfer while it rapidly charges your smart phone. Philip’s renowned PowerSensor helps you significantly decrease your energy costs.

And finally, MMD is unveiling glass free 3D display, whereby viewers can now experience full 3D quality without the use of special glasses. Called Autostereoscopic 3D, this technology brings real 3D into the living room and boardroom - great news not only for graphic enthusiasts but also for professionals working with CAD applications e.g. in interior design or architecture. The IPS features full HD widescreen resolution with brilliant, flicker-free pictures. Its vibrant and sharp images provide an optimum viewing experience.
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16 Comments on Philips Announces a Fleet of New Monitors at IFA 2012

#1
btarunr
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Many Thanks to NHKS for the tip.
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overclocker!
ultra narrow bezels perfect for my next eyefinity setup!!! :rockout:
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#3
Hustler
"UltraWide 21:9 display"


They launched this format as a high end TV last year, which has just been discontinued due to low sales.

I wonder why they think it will fare any better as a desktop monitor..:confused:
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Frick
Fishfaced Nincompoop
by: Hustler
"UltraWide 21:9 display"


They launched this format as a high end TV last year, which has just been discontinued due to low sales.

I wonder why they think it will fare any better as a desktop monitor..:confused:
We buy anything with "Ultra" in it. :laugh:
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#5
RejZoR
Can they be mounted on wall? I've noticed that most of new monitors can only stand on the supplied desk stand which sucks. I want to hang them on wall so i can have my desk clean.
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MxPhenom 216
Corsair Fanboy
I can only imagine how much these are going to fricking cost. The 27" version would be so nice!
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#7
iO
Another photoshopped bezel...
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#8
Prima.Vera
I would personally buy one if it would have been a little larger. Something like 34" or even more....
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MxPhenom 216
Corsair Fanboy
by: iO
Another photoshopped bezel...
LOL, how is it photoshopped. It is possible to make screens with very small to not bezel at all monitors.
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#10
RejZoR
I wonder why the even make all these thick bezels in the first place. Last time i have disassembled my monitor for home repair, it was like 2 centimeters of plastic where the actual screen is enclosed into metal case anyway and its bezel was just few milimeters thick. All screens could easily have just 2-3mm thick bezels. But companies obviously think having fat edges makes monitors look like they are worth more or something...
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#11
iO
by: MxPhenom 216
LOL, how is it photoshopped. It is possible to make screens with very small to not bezel at all monitors.
Definately shopped, just the glass goes from side to side:http://photos.expertreviews.co.uk/images/front_picture_library_Expert_Reviews/dir_346/er_photo_173422_52.jpg
http://photos.expertreviews.co.uk/images/front_picture_library_Expert_Reviews/dir_346/er_photo_173425_52.jpg

LG does this too: Consumer Warning: LG IPS237 / IPS277 (1.2mm bezel lie)

Those panels need stability and fat bezels are the cheapest solution...
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#12
Solidstate89
by: Hustler
"UltraWide 21:9 display"


They launched this format as a high end TV last year, which has just been discontinued due to low sales.

I wonder why they think it will fare any better as a desktop monitor..:confused:
I was just about make a post about that. I wasn't 100% certain it was Phillips, but now that you say it as well, it is a little perplexing why they would cancel their TV lines due to low sales but believe it's still a viable desktop monitor alternative.
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MxPhenom 216
Corsair Fanboy
by: iO
Definately shopped, just the glass goes from side to side:http://photos.expertreviews.co.uk/images/front_picture_library_Expert_Reviews/dir_346/er_photo_173422_52.jpg
http://photos.expertreviews.co.uk/images/front_picture_library_Expert_Reviews/dir_346/er_photo_173425_52.jpg

LG does this too: Consumer Warning: LG IPS237 / IPS277 (1.2mm bezel lie)

Those panels need stability and fat bezels are the cheapest solution...
False Advertising then.......:mad:
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#14
IvTK
iO, brilliant observation. Someone at Philips definitely would be fined (fired?) for that fake pics.
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#15
hellrazor
About damn time we got out of 1920*1080. Congrats to Phillips.
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#16
Deadlyraver
We are still yet to be sure about applying 3D to many markets, but the 1440p concept is always a good thing. If the market can downsize the price range a bit more I would buy two of these.
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