The launch of premium monitors at Philips continues, even if the intended use changes, with the new Philips Momentum 8000 27E1N8900 which, leaving aside the gamers, winks at the virtuosos of image editing.
Particularly versed in multimedia, it is not uncommon for the Dutch brand Philips to dedicate itself to the creation of displays. In February, the Dutch giant churned out a triplet of displays dedicated to gamers and, in the past few hours, announced a new monitor, the Momentum 8000 27E1N8900, dedicated to image professionals, and therefore also to videomakers and video makers. photographers.
The new Philips Momentum 8000 27E1N8900 monitor has a 27-inch diagonal resolved in 4K, therefore at 3,860 x 2,160 pixels: contrary to the industry trend, which sees LCD panels used for professional purposes, to avoid pixel burn-in, in this case an OLED panel was used which, however, allows to have a 10-bit color depth natively and not via FRC. DisplayHDR True Black 400 certified, the newcomer can exalt itself in brightness, at least in HDR, where it shows off 540 peak nits, against the 250 present on SDR contents.
The contrast ratio is also very high (1,000,000: 1), as well as the color rendering: in this regard the manufacturer has declared a high coverage in the color gamut sRGB (full), DCI-P3 (99.7), and AdobeRGB ( 99.6%), with graphics operators who will also benefit from extreme precision in the rendering of the palettes (Delta E <1).
Not exactly suitable for gaming, given that, although with a response time of 1 millisecond (GtG), it still has just 60 Hz of refresh rate, the Philips Momentum 8000 27E1N8900 monitor proves to be very versatile, thanks to the presence of various ports (one DisplayPort 1.4, two HDMI 2.0, one USB Type-B, one USB 3.2 Type-C for the upstream, with power up to 90W, and a poker of USB 3.2 Type-A for the downstream, two of which with battery charging 1.2), and also comfortable to use, since it has a mode to lower the blue light, the possibility of using input peripherals with multiple devices thanks to the KVM switch, and in consideration of the fact that it can be adjusted 130 mm in height, rotated by 175 °, and tilted by +25 and -5 °.
At the moment, the distribution plans of the product for Europe are not known. According to reports from TFT Central, of the Philips Momentum 8000 27E1N8900 monitor, also planned for the USA, only the price with which it will be distributed in China is known, equal to 7,000 yuan (exchange rate in hand, about 1,100 dollars).