Amsterdam, September 17th, 2020 – MMD, the leading display specialist and brand license partner for Philips monitors, announces the E Line Gaming Monitor, a new series dedicated to both younger and self-employed users who need the best features, design and performances for studying, working and gaming.

Given the consistent and impressive growth of the video gaming industry, Philips monitors couldn’t fail to hear the overall need for innovative and performing products that can combine design with essential features. Everything in this series has been studied to assure seamless and as entertaining as possible experience, while the design perfectly matches with any interiors and blends in our daily life.

“Our entry into the PC Gaming segment will see us progress a unique premium offering that will win  the consumers over not only with its quality and best performing features but also thanks to its design and concept”, commented Stefan Sommer, Director Marketing & Business Management in Europe at AOC International Europe and MMD Monitors & Displays. “This important step has been done to meet consumers requests: youngsters want one product fitting all tasks, from studying to watching films to playing games, but always keeping an eye on the budget, while millennials audience is more focused on design and innovative features. We are launching this new line to meet both targets requests”.

The first monitors of the new E Line to be launched are the Philips 242E1GAJ monitor (23.8″/60.5 cm diag.) and the Philips 272E1GAJ monitor (27”/68.6 cm).


The full package

The Philips 242E1GAJ monitor and the Philips 272E1GAJ monitor feature a 16:9 Full HD display for detailed images and VA LED displays that allow a 178/178-degree extra-wide viewing angle. Even the design chosen has visual at heart: their 3-sided frameless design gives the feeling of an even larger display. All these together assure great visualization for standard office applications, but it is foremost suitable for demanding graphical applications, web browsing, photos, films and gaming. For an even more complete entertainment, the new 24” and 27” monitors feature a pair of high-quality stereo speakers built into a display device.


A multiple options entertainment

The E Line delivers a seamless experience through the 144 Hz refresh rates, that redraws the screen image up to 144 times per second, effectively 2.4x faster than a standard display. Such a fast-responding monitor is crucial in competitive gaming: it delivers a full range of critical images on the screen, showing enemy movement in ultra-smooth motion, making them easier to target. Moreover, the 1 ms MPRT (motion picture response time) fast response effectively eliminates smearing and motion blur and delivers sharper and more precise visuals to enhance your gaming experience. The Philips 242E1GAJ monitor is enriched with the AMD FreeSync™ Premium offering a tear-free gameplay experience.

To make the experience even better, the new Philips gaming displays feature a quickly accessible OSD fine-tuned for gamers, offering multiple modes to better support and experience the challenges they are facing on screen. This allows users to always get the best gaming experience with their monitors, that can now even more adapt to the game on hand.

Visuals matter

The E Line Gaming Monitor features Ultra Wide-Color Technology, which delivers a wider spectrum of colors for a more brilliant picture, bringing media entertainment, images and even productivity more alive. Thanks to the SmartContrast, that analyzes the contents displayed, these monitors automatically adjust colors and control backlight intensity. The E Line also features the Flicker-Free technology for more comfortable viewing and LowBlue Mode for easy on-the-eyes productivity.


The Philips 242E1GAJ monitor is available from now and the Philips 272E1GAJ monitor will be available starting from mid-October with respectively an MSRP of € 179 and € 219.

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