SmartContrast 500,000:1 for incredible rich black details
You want the LCD flat display with the highest contrast and most vibrant images. Philips advanced video processing combined with unique extreme dimming and backlight-boosting technology results in vibrant images. SmartContrast will increase the contrast with excellent black level and accurate rendition of dark shades and colours. It gives a bright, lifelike picture with high contrast and vibrant colours.
Modern Touch controls
Touch controls are intelligent, touch-sensitive icons that replace protruding buttons to allow users to adjust the monitor to their requirements. Responding to the lightest touch, Touch control gives the monitor a modern feel.
Easy picture format control switching between wide and 4:3 formats
Philips easy picture format control on OSD switches from the 4:3 aspect ratio to the widescreen mode and back again to match the display's aspect ratio with your content; it allows you to work with wide documents without scrolling or viewing widescreen media in the widescreen mode and gives you distortion-free, native mode display of 4:3 ratio content.
Sleek, elegant design complements your home decor
A sleek, elegant design look that complements home furnishings in any room.
Ready to display HD content
A high definition monitor is a display device designed to deliver the exceptional picture quality of high definition pictures, one fully prepared for HD sources like HD set top boxes. A HD monitor offers picture quality beyond that of progressive scan, conforming to strict standards for HD screens that display high resolution, top picture quality signals through a universal connection for either analogue VGA or uncompressed DVI digital connections and supports HDCP. It displays 720p (1280 x 720p @ 50 and 60 Hz progressive) and 1080i (1920 x 1080i @ 50 and 60 Hz interlaced) signals.
16:9 display for best widescreen gaming and video
An aspect ratio is an expression of a video image's width compared to its height. The 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio is standard for universal to high-definition television and European digital television. A native 16:9 aspect ratio means outstanding game and video display without bars at top and bottom of the picture and without the quality loss than comes from scaling, altering an image to fit on a different screen size.
SmartImage Lite for an enhanced LCD viewing experience
SmartImage Lite is an exclusive, leading edge Philips technology that analyses the content displayed on your screen. Based on a scenario you select, SmartImage Lite dynamically enhances the contrast, colour saturation and sharpness of images and videos for ultimate display performance - all in real time with the press of a single button.
Easy display performance tuning with SmartControl Lite
SmartControl Lite is the next generation 3D icon-based GUI monitor control software. This allows the user to fine-tune most parameters of the monitor like Colour, Brightness, screen calibration, Multimedia, ID management etc. with the mouse.
Energy Star for energy efficiency and low power consumption
Energy Star is a US EPA sponsored energy efficiency programme also adopted by many other countries. Energy Star certification ensures that you are buying a product which meets the latest power efficiency standards and which operates with maximum power efficiency at all operational levels. New Philips monitors are certified for Energy Star 5.0 specifications and meet or exceed the standard. For example, in sleep mode Energy Star 5.0 requires less than 1 Watt power consumption, whereas Philips monitors consume less than 0.5 Watts. Further details can be obtained from www.energystar.gov
Eco-friendly materials that meet international standards
"Philips is committed to using sustainable, eco-friendly materials across its monitor range. All body plastic parts, metal chassis parts and packing materials use 100% recyclable materials. In some selected models we utilise up to 65% post-consumer recycled plastics. Strict adherence to RoHS standards ensures substantial reduction or elimination of toxic substances like lead, for example. Mercury content in monitors with CCFL backlights has been reduced significantly and eliminated completely in monitors with LED backlights. Visit Philips at http://www.asimpleswitch.com/global/ to learn more.
Glossy finish to enhance your decor
An attractive, elegantly finished glossy finish that fits in with and complements your decor.