Philips has introduced the 49B2U6900CH, an ultra-wide office monitor designed to enhance productivity and collaboration in professional settings. This monitor is the successor to the 49B2U5900CH, which was released just three months ago, and it offers improved I/O capabilities. Let’s take a closer look at its key specifications.
Philips 49B2U6900CH Specifications
The standout feature of this curved monitor is its large 48.8-inch anti-glare LCD screen, which provides a broad and detailed display that can replace dual monitor setups. It boasts a high Dual Quad HD (2K) resolution of 5120 x 1440, offering a spacious viewing experience. The monitor utilizes a VA panel with a 1440p resolution in a 32:9 aspect ratio. It features a 75 Hz refresh rate for both panels, a 3,000:1 contrast ratio, 4ms GtG, 109 PPI pixel density, and an 1800R curvature.
In terms of color accuracy, the Philips 49B2U6900CH delivers impressive performance. It offers 1.07 B (8-bit + FRC), 97% NTSC, 119% sRGB coverage, and <2 Delta E deviations. The monitor focuses on improving remote teamwork by including a 5MP pop-up webcam with autoframing for video conferences, ensuring that all participants are accommodated.
Enhanced Features for Work Efficiency
To cater to users of varying heights, the monitor comes with a 30-degree tilt function. Additionally, it features a noise-canceling microphone and an integrated Busylight. The Busylight, located on the webcam, turns red during calls and can sync with Microsoft Teams statuses to indicate user availability.
The Philips 49B2U6900CH also enhances work efficiency with its Smart KVM feature. This allows users to easily switch between sources by pressing the “Ctrl” key three times, effectively integrating a KVM switch directly into the monitor. Furthermore, the monitor’s USB-C cable enables the charging of external devices through power delivery, adding to its convenience.
For added practicality, the monitor includes an Earphone Hook on the bezel for easy headset storage. It also boasts DisplayHDR 400 certification, Low Blue Mode with Flicker-Free technology, and a height-adjustable stand, ensuring an immersive and comfortable viewing experience.
Connectivity and Pricing
The Philips 49B2U6900CH offers a wide range of ports for connectivity. On the left-hand side, it includes a 3.5 mm combo jack, a USB Type-C port with 15W power delivery, and two USB Type-A ports. At the rear, users will find a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port, a DisplayPort 1.4, two HDMI 2.0 ports, two additional USB Type-A ports, and two USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C ports that support DisplayPort Alt mode and 100W USB Power Delivery.
The monitor is equipped with a pair of 5W speakers that feature Windows Hello integration. In terms of pricing, the Philips 49B2U6900CH is priced at €1249 for European markets and £959.99 in the UK.
In addition to the 49B2U6900CH, Philips recently launched the OLED+959 Ambilight TV, which boasts a remarkable peak brightness of 3,000 nits.