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LCD monitor with Ambiglow

278C4QHSN/75

LCD monitor with Ambiglow

278C4QHSN/75

Brilliant Ambiglow display

Intensify your viewing experience with this iconic Philips Gioco display with Ambiglow. By creating a image-matching halo of light on rear wall, the innovative Ambiglow visually enlarges the screen, giving you truly immersive entertainment See all benefits

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LCD monitor with Ambiglow

Brilliant Ambiglow display

Intensify your viewing experience with this iconic Philips Gioco display with Ambiglow. By creating a image-matching halo of light on rear wall, the innovative Ambiglow visually enlarges the screen, giving you truly immersive entertainment See all benefits

Brilliant Ambiglow display

Intensify your viewing experience with this iconic Philips Gioco display with Ambiglow. By creating a image-matching halo of light on rear wall, the innovative Ambiglow visually enlarges the screen, giving you truly immersive entertainment See all benefits

Unfortunately this product is no longer available

LCD monitor with Ambiglow

Brilliant Ambiglow display

Intensify your viewing experience with this iconic Philips Gioco display with Ambiglow. By creating a image-matching halo of light on rear wall, the innovative Ambiglow visually enlarges the screen, giving you truly immersive entertainment See all benefits

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  • Gioco
  • 27" (68.6 cm)
  • Ambiglow display
Ambiglow intensifies entertainment with halo of light

Ambiglow intensifies entertainment with halo of light

Ambiglow adds a new dimension to your viewing experience. The innovative Ambiglow technology enhances the content on the screen by creating a halo of light from the monitor. Its fast processor analyses the incoming image content and continuously adapts the color and brightness of the emitted light to match the image. Especially suited for watching movies, sports or playing games, Philips Ambiglow offers you a unique and immersive viewing experience.

AH-IPS display for brilliant images with vivid colors

AH-IPS display for brilliant images with vivid colors

This latest Philips display uses advanced AH-IPS panels resulting in superior color reproduction, response time and power consumption. Unlike standard TN panels, AH-IPS panels show consistent color even at 178 degrees wide angles and in pivot mode. With remarkable performance, AH-IPS is best suited for applications demanding color accuracy and consistent brightness at all times like photo retouching, graphics applications and web browsing.

HDMI ensures universal digital connectivity

HDMI ensures universal digital connectivity

An HDMI-ready device has all the required hardware to accept High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) input. A HDMI cable enables high-quality digital video and audio all transmitted over a single cable from a PC or any number of AV sources (including set-top boxes, DVD players, A/V receivers and video cameras).

SmartImage: Optimized user-friendly display experience

SmartImage: Optimized user-friendly display experience

SmartImage is an exclusive leading edge Philips technology that analyzes the content displayed on your screen and gives you optimized display performance. This user friendly interface allows you to select various modes like Office, Image, Entertainment, Economy etc., to fit the application in use. Based on the selection, SmartImage dynamically optimizes the contrast, color saturation and sharpness of images and videos for ultimate display performance. The Economy mode option offers you major power savings. All in real time with the press of a single button!

SmartKolor for rich vibrant images

SmartKolor for rich vibrant images

SmartKolor is a sophisticated color extension technology that is able to enhance visual color range of the display. By boosting RGB gain level of the display, this feature enables you to have rich, vibrant images for experiencing outstanding photos and videos.

SmartTxt for a optimized reading experience

SmartTxt for a optimized reading experience

SmartTxt is a sophisticated algorithm that enhances reading of text based application such as PDF documents or ebooks which usually requires more focus and concentration. SmartTxt feature increases the contrast and boundary sharpness of text content for better readability. Optimization for reading is done by adjusting the display's gray level scale along with white balance, brightness and contrast.

Smart Bias 6500K lighting ensures optimum viewing experience

Smart Bias lighting mode enables you to enjoy optimum image quality with viewing comfort. In a dark room, your eyes dilate and constrict with the constantly changing images which may lead to Computer Vision Syndrome. Smart Bias light creates a soft halo of static 6500k white light on the surrounding wall around the monitor. Especially suited for people who spend extended time on their display, it not only helps reduce eye strain and fatigue, but also eliminates reflections and glares from room lighting enhancing perceived contrast ratio and picture details, preserving correct color perception

Minimalistic looks with Ultra Narrow Bezel

Utilizing latest technology panels, the new Philips displays are designed with minimalistic approach by limiting the outer bezel thickness to about 2.5mm. Combined with in-panel black matrix strip of around 9mm, the overall bezel dimensions are reduced significantly allowing for minimal distractions and maximum viewing size. Especially suited for multi-display or tiling setup like gaming, graphics design and professional applications, the Ultra narrow bezel display gives you the feeling of using one large display.

Technical Specifications

  • Ambiglow

    Ambiglow features
    Auto (on) Variable brightness control, Smart Bias Light
  • Picture/Display

    LCD panel type
    IPS LCD
    Backlight type
    W-LED system
    Panel Size
    27 inch/68.6 cm
    Effective viewing area
    597.89 (H) x 336.31 (V)
    Aspect ratio
    16:9
    Optimum resolution
    1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz
    SmartResponse (typical)
    5 ms (Gray to Gray)
    Brightness
    250  cd/m²
    Contrast ratio (typical)
    1000:1
    SmartContrast
    20,000,000:1
    Pixel pitch
    0.311 x 0.311 mm
    Viewing angle
    • 178º (H) / 178º (V)
    • @ C/R > 10
    Picture enhancement
    SmartImage
    Display colors
    16.7 M
    Scanning Frequency
    30 - 83 kHz (H) / 56 -75 Hz (V)
    sRGB
    Yes
  • Connectivity

    Signal Input
    • VGA (Analog )
    • HDMI x 3
    Sync Input
    • Separate Sync
    • Sync on Green
    Audio (In/Out)
    HDMI audio out
  • Convenience

    User convenience
    • Ambiglow
    • SmartImage
    • Menu
    • Power On/Off
    • Input
    OSD Languages
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Portuguese
    • Russian
    • Simplified Chinese
    • Spanish
    Other convenience
    Kensington lock
    Plug & Play Compatibility
    • DDC/CI
    • Mac OS X
    • sRGB
    • Windows 8/7/Vista
  • Stand

    Tilt
    -5/20  degree
  • Power

    On mode
    28.2W (typ.) (EnergyStar 5.0 test method)
    Standby mode
    0.4W
    Off mode
    0.3W
    Power LED indicator
    • Operation - White
    • Standby mode- White (blinking)
    Power supply
    • External
    • 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz
  • Dimensions

    Product with stand (mm)
    623 x 471 x 197  mm
    Product without stand (mm)
    623 x 376 x 44  mm
    Packaging in mm (WxHxD)
    668 x 527 x 100  mm
  • Weight

    Product with stand (kg)
    5.44  kg
    Product without stand (kg)
    5.00  kg
    Product with packaging (kg)
    8.84  kg
  • Operating conditions

    Temperature range (operation)
    0 to 40  °C
    Temperature range (storage)
    -20 to 60  °C
    Relative humidity
    20%-80  %
    Altitude
    Operation: +12,000ft (3,658m), Non-operation: +40,000ft (12,192m)
    MTBF
    30,000  hour(s)
  • Sustainability

    Environmental and energy
    • EPEAT Silver
    • RoHS
    • EnergyStar 5.0
    • Lead-free
    • Mercury Free
    Recyclable packaging material
    100  %
  • Compliance and standards

    Regulatory Approvals
    • BSMI
    • CE Mark
    • FCC Class B
    • GOST
    • SASO
    • SEMKO
    • TCO 5.2
    • TUV/ISO9241-307
    • UL/cUL
    • WEEE
  • Cabinet

    Front bezel
    Dark Bronze
    Rear cover
    Dark Bronze
    Foot
    Dark Bronze
    Finish
    Glossy

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  • Avoid looking directly at the Ambiglow LED's as they are very bright, and may cause temporary blurred vision.