SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 21 June 2021 – Monitors & Displays Holding B.V. (‘MMD’), Philips’ monitor license partner, announces the release of the world’s first Designed for Xbox console gaming monitor. Philips Momentum Designed for Xbox console gaming monitors are built from the ground up to provide the ultimate experience for Xbox fans. These Designed for Xbox console gaming monitors set the standard for Xbox gaming. The inclusion of the new HDMI 2.1 spec now enables next-gen console gaming with 4K resolution and faster 120Hz refresh rates for ultra-clear and ultra-smooth gaming performance. Taking it the next level, MMD partnered with Xbox to tune these “Designed for Xbox” displays to deliver the optimal validated Xbox Series X performance from the moment you plug it in.
A New Frontier in Console Gaming
Unlike televisions, Philips Momentum gaming monitors are built for console gaming, with low latency and low lag as priorities to provide a much smoother, more realistic gaming experience. The series’ low input lag is a great advantage when playing twitch-sensitive video games, allowing the input to register on the screen faster. The flagship 55″ Philips Momentum (559M1RYV) will include a specially designed speaker enclosure from the engineers at Bowers & Wilkins, the British loudspeaker company globally renowned for their innovative designs and sound engineering, that completes the experience.
Designed for Xbox
This series of Philips Momentum monitors delivers Designed for Xbox validated performance with ultra-clear 4K resolution at a minimum 120Hz refresh rate, HDR support with DisplayHDR 1000, Variable Refresh Rate for smooth gaming and Always Low Latency gaming. The team has worked together to create Xbox Game Mode, which creates an exciting mode with specially tuned picture quality for Xbox. The monitors have been extensively tested, and validated by engineers at Microsoft and MMD to ensure perfect compatibility, while also meeting the high expectations that dedicated Xbox fans expect.
“At Xbox, we are always looking to give our fans choice in how, what and where they play their favorite games. Today, we’re excited to announce our partnership with Philips to deliver the first Designed for Xbox monitor, giving fans a unique display with technology and features that provide the ultimate console gaming experience for Xbox Series X|S.” – Matt Kesselring, Director of Xbox Hardware Partnerships.
“Philips Momentum broke new ground in console gaming as the first monitor to achieve VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification. We are thrilled that the Momentum console gaming monitors will deliver a new standard of audio-visual experience that will bring out the very best in your Xbox.” Chris Brown, Philips Monitors Global Product Marketing Lead.
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About Philips Monitors
Philips was founded as far back as 1891 in the Netherlands, and has since engaged in more than a century of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Thanks to the company developing timeless business values, Philips has become one of the most highly recognized and trusted brands in the world today. This comes from a tradition of caring about people’s needs, innovating based on ever-changing insights, and working to make a positive change in people’s lives – traditions as meaningful now as they were in the company’s beginnings.
Philips monitors stand for excellent picture quality, and providing innovative solutions to problems people really care about. To reflect this Philips commitment, Philips has created the slogan: ‘Innovation and You’. – See more at www.philips.com
MMD is wholly owned by TPV group and globally licensed for Philips Monitors development, marketing and sales.
Combining the Philips brand promise with TPV’s manufacturing expertise in displays, MMD uses a fast and focused approach to bring innovation products to the markets.