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Philips Launches LightFrame-equipped 23-inch Moda Monitor

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Philips announced a new 23-inch monitor for home and small-business consumers, the Moda 248X3LFHSB. The monitor is equipped with what its makers refer to as "LightFrame", a unique bezel that emits a soft-blue light that works to reduce eye strain and improve concentration. Its base and arm are made of aluminum. Its 23.6-inch panel sports full-HD resolution.

The monitor takes input from one D-Sub and two HDMI connectors. There are other Philips-exclusives, such as SmartColor, which auto-adjusts settings to result in the best color reproduction; SmartTXT, which works to improve the legibility to text; and SmartResponse, which is basically a low response time that works to alleviate "ghosting", in fast-moving images. The Philips Moda 248X3LFHSB is priced at SG $399 (US $316).

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$319 for a 23 incher?? Is this a joke?
 
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Doesn't mention anywhere to be an IPS so yeah, a bit pricey...
 

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i wonder if this lightframe thing works, to me it would just be distracting
 
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Looks kinda tacky I must say...
 
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why gay blue anyway

at least red or ultra blue would look a bit Trony, still i wouldnt be buying em ,they look the absolute worst thing in the world for eyefinity etc
 
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I'm sure this'll work awesome when I'm gaming in the dark. /sarcasm
 
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Tron monitor!
 
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why gay blue anyway

at least red or ultra blue would look a bit Trony, still i wouldnt be buying em ,they look the absolute worst thing in the world for eyefinity etc
It's based on research that links 'sky blue' light to human's ability to maintain focus and stay awake. I haven't looked at the actual material myself, and quite frankly I don't intend to. It makes sense that humans are wired to stay awake when they can see the sky, I can't imagine it being any other way.