Philips introduced WQHD+ widescreen monitors with frame rates up to 120 Hz, starting at £650

By: Maksim Panasovskyi | 12.01.2023, 17:10
Philips introduced WQHD+ widescreen monitors with frame rates up to 120 Hz, starting at £650

Philips announced two widescreen monitors at once. The cheaper model is already on sale.

Here's What We Know

The Philips UltraWide 40B1U5600 has a response time of 4 ms, brightness up to 500 nits and contrast ratio of 1200 to 1. NTSC color range coverage is 102% and sRGB is 121%. The company claims to support VESA DisplayHDR 400.

The monitor is equipped with one HDMI 2.0 port, one DisplayPort 1.4 and one USB-C port that allows you to charge devices with up to 100W. There is also a USB-A hub with USB-C and two 2W speakers.

The Philips UltraWide 40B1U5601H additionally boasts a noise-canceling microphone, a 5 MP webcam and Windows Hello support. The peak brightness is reduced to 300 nits.

Each monitor features an 8-bit IPS display with a resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. The maximum refresh rate is 120 Hz and the diagonal is 40". The color rendering accuracy is equal to Delta E < 2.

Price & When We Can Expect It

The Philips UltraWide 40B1U5600 is priced at £650. The monitor has already gone on sale. The Philips UltraWide 40B1U5601H will be on the market in a few days at £740.

Source: Philips