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Philips Announces a Fleet of New Monitors at IFA 2012

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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.

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Many Thanks to NHKS for the tip.
 

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"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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"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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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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I can only imagine how much these are going to fricking cost. The 27" version would be so nice!
 
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Another photoshopped bezel...
 
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I would personally buy one if it would have been a little larger. Something like 34" or even more....
 

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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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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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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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"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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iO, brilliant observation. Someone at Philips definitely would be fined (fired?) for that fake pics.
 
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About damn time we got out of 1920*1080. Congrats to Phillips.
 
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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.