New Philips Momentum gaming monitors for current and next-generation consoles

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The new Philips Momentum gaming monitors are now official: these are the Philips Momentum 558M1RY and 278M1R. We tell you what its characteristics, price, and availability are.

Philips has introduced its new Momentum gaming monitors: the Philips Momentum 558M1RY, which has been designed for current and next-generation consoles, and the Philips Momentum 278M1R. Optimized for eSports, especially for FPS titles, action, and racing games.

The Momentum 558M1RY is the protagonist of today’s presentation. It is a 55-inch gaming monitor, which, according to the company, is the largest console-optimized gaming monitor on the market.

It equips a VA LCD panel with a 4K UHD resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels, it is DisplayHDR 1000 certified, and its contrast ratio is 4000: 1. So the reproduction of the graphic is vibrant, bright, and deep. Creating the most immersive gaming environment has three-sided Ambiglow technology. This projects a halo of light with an aspect related to the content being played on the screen.

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Its update rate is up to 120 Hz (varies depending on the port used), it has a response time of 4 ms. And it is compatible with AMD FreeSync. Thanks to this, gamers receive visual feedback with minimal latency and smooth action with no unwanted effects.

When it comes to sound, this monitor has a built-in soundbar with the Bowers & Wilkins seal. This equipment allows you to enjoy a 2.1-channel sound system with an output power of 40 W.

Here we show you the technical specifications of the Philips Momentum 558M1RY gaming monitor:

Specifications Philips Momentum 55801RY

  • VA LCD 55 “4K UHD panel with 16: 9 aspect ratio
  • Optimum HDMI resolution: 3840 x 2160 at 60 Hz, 2560 x 1440 at 120 Hz; DP: 3840 x 2160 at 120 Hz
  • Response time 4 ms (gray to gray)
  • Brightness Normal mode: 750 cd / m2; HDR mode: 1200 cd / m²
  • Contrast Ratio 4000: 1
  • Color Gamut DCI-P3 Coverage: 95%, NTSC 104%, sRGB 125%
  • HDR Certification DisplayHDR 1000
  • 2.5 ms HDMI latency; 1.5 ms DisplayPort
  • Connectivity DisplayPort 1.4 x 1, HDMI 2.0 x 3, USB-B x 1 (up), USB 3.2 x 4 (down, 2 with BC 1.2 fast charge), headphone output.
  • Ambiglow 3 sides
  • Plug & Play DDC / CI, MacOS X, sRGB, Windows 10, 8.1, 8 or 7 compatibility
  • Speakers 40 W (RMS), channel 2.1
  • Sound DTS Sound by Bowers & Wilkins
  • Adaptive Synchronization AMD FreeSync
  • Philips Momentum 278M1R, a 27-inch gaming monitor optimized for eSports

For its part, it is a gaming monitor aimed at eSports users. Especially players of FPS titles, action games, and racing.

It equips a 27-inch LCD panel with 4K resolution and a refresh rate of up to 60 Hz. It has different game modes to adapt the configuration to the needs of each genre. In addition, its entry delay is low to favor gamers who play very fast competitive titles.

This model also features Ambiglow technology to enhance the screen content with a halo of light coming from the monitor. Regarding audio, it has 2 DTS Sound speakers with an output power of 5 W each.

In this table you have the technical specifications of the Philips Momentum 278M1R gaming monitor:

Specifications of Momentum 278M1R

  • IPS Panel 27 “with 16: 9 aspect ratio
  • Maximum resolution 3840 x 2160 at 60 Hz
  • Response time 4 ms (gray to gray)
  • Brightness 350 cd / m²
  • Contrast ratio 1000: 1
  • Color Gamut NTSC 91%, sRGB 105%, Adobe RGB 89%
  • HDR HDR Compatible
  • 2.5 ms HDMI latency; 1.5 ms DisplayPort
  • Connectivity DisplayPort x 1, HDMI 2.0 x 2, USB-B x 1 (up), USB 3.2 x 4 (down, 2 with BC 1.2 fast charge), headphone output.
  • Ambiglow 4 sides
  • Philips Momentum 558M1RY and 278M1R gaming monitors: price and availability

In the following list you can see the availability and price of the new Philips Momentum 558M1RY and 278M1R gaming monitors:

  • Philips Momentum 558M1RY will be available at the end of June for 1,299 euros.
  • Philips Momentum 278M1R can be purchased from the end of July for 449 euros.

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