Philips Launches Stylish Blade 2 Monitor with IPS Display
Philips new monitor measures just 12.5mm deep and ships in "classy black" or "elegant white." It has an angled base and arm that give the panel a sense of modern style, which is something we've noticed more and more monitor makers paying attention to these days.
"The Philips Blade 2 demonstrates the company's ability to deliver versatile monitors that combines cutting-edge design with excellent performance," said Mayank Christian, Director of Global Product Management, MMD. "The enhancements of the Philips Blade 2 over the original Blade monitor also showcase our desire to push boundaries and develop better products for consumers."
As for the screen, it has a Full HD 1920x1080 native resolution with 7ms response time (gray to gray), 20,000,000:1 SmartContrast ratio (1,000:1 typical), 178 degrees (H) x 178 degrees (V) viewing angles, dual HDMI outputs, and a VGA connection. There are no USB ports or built-in speakers.
The Philips Blade 2 starts shipping today in Asia Pacific. No word on when it will land stateside or for how much.