Experience high definition media fun! With an HDMI and SPDIF for your high quality digital audio and video enjoyment, this big widescreen 220XW8 delivers outstanding performance and great convenience features.
SmartImage is an exclusive leading-edge Philips technology that analyses the content displayed on your screen. Based on a scenario you select, SmartImage dynamically enhances the contrast, colour saturation and sharpness of images and videos for ultimate display performance - all in real time and at the press of a single button.
SmartContrast: For incredible rich black details
SmartContrast is Philips technology that analyses the contents you are displaying, automatically adjusting colours and controlling backlight intensity to dynamically enhance contrast for the best digital images and optimum contrast for better entertainment when viewing videos or playing games where dark hues are displayed; when you select the Economy mode, contrast is adjusted and backlighting fine-tuned for just-right display of everyday office applications and lower power consumption.
Optimise response time for different viewing requirements
SmartResponse is exclusive Philips technology that adjusts response time to application requirements, delivering faster response times for gaming and videos or better colour saturation for viewing photos and static images.
SmartAccessory to personalise and organise your workspace
SmartAccessory is an innovative and friendly solution for easily and flexibly attaching peripherals like a webcam or stationery onto a monitor frame to keep your space tidy and organised. It is equipped with multifunction clips with a universal interface that attaches to the monitor frame and moves up and down or left and right to accommodate a variety of included or optional holders for stationery, small peripherals like webcams, conveniently locating work or personal items in your line of sight and at your fingertips.
USB port for convenient peripheral connections
The USB port allows the user to conveniently connect their plug and play multimedia devices such as USB memory devices, camera, portable HDD, Web camera, PDA, Printer and many other devices that use USB connection. The conveniently located USB 2.0 port on the monitor allows USB 2.0 signals to pass through to the computer. Note that many devices like cameras and HDD may need to be powered on independently, as they have higher power requirements than the monitor USB port can provide.
HDMI-ready for top quality, single cable video and audio
A HDMI-ready device has all the required hardware to accept High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) input, high quality digital video and audio signals all transmitted over a single cable from a PC or any number of AV sources including set-top boxes, DVD players and A/V receivers.
Reliable audio via a SPDIF coaxial connector
An SPDIF coaxial cable is a highly reliable way of connecting digital audio.
Big, wide screen: IM, write mail, watch videos on one screen
A wide screen has a wider aspect ratio for displaying more entertainment or information to have more fun and get more done.
ActiveBright for high brightness and razor sharp colours
The ActiveBright delivers high-definition-TV-like quality by displaying brilliant, razor sharp colours and a wide viewing angle for the very best in multimedia entertainment.
Hassle-free display performance tuning with SmartControl II
SmartControl II is monitor-based software with an easy-to-use on-screen graphic interface that guides you through fine-tuning resolution, colour calibration and other display settings including brightness, contrast, clock and phase, position, RGB, white point and - on models with onboard speakers - volume adjustments.
Enjoy multimedia experience with built-in speakers
Audio speakers built into a display device.
Play music from external audio devices even if the PC is off
Built-in advanced firmware that delivers audio output from external audio devices including a portable tape, CD or MP3 player even when there is no video input.