Philips announced their 492P8 Monitor, this ultra-wide screen offers a 49″ panel at a staggering aspect ratio of 32:9. The display has a brightness of 600 cd/m2 and a contrast ratio up to 5,000:1 and  178º/178º vertical/horizontal viewing angles. Details lack, but it’ll get DisplayPort, VGA, and a pair of HDMI connectors, alongside two USB 3.0 Type-A ports and a gigabit Ethernet port. Releasing Q2 2018.

Panel 49″ VA
Native Resolution 3840 × 1080
Maximum Refresh Rate unknown
Response Time unknown
Brightness up to 600 cd/m² (?)
Contrast up to 5000:1 (?)
Backlighting LED
Viewing Angles 178°/178° horizontal/vertical
Curvature 1800R
Aspect Ratio 32:9 (3.56:1)
Color Gamut sRGB
Dynamic Refresh Rate Tech unknown
Pixel Pitch 0.312 mm²
Pixel Density 81.41 PPI
Inputs 1 × DP
1 × D-Sub
2 × HDMI
Audio 3.5 mm input and output
USB Hub 2 × USB 3.0 Type-A connectors
Ethernet 1 GbE port
MSRP €899/$1077 (preliminary)




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