Philips 28-inch 4K Ultra HD Monitor Debuts at Discounted $600 Price Tag, Now Available Online

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NASzi

what kind of panel is this? TN, IPS....??

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LatiosXT

The product specs on Amazon suggest TN since the viewing angle is 170H/160V.

Though I do love how they claim "billions of colors"

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Telesis

What's the refresh rate??

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Enigmatistical

"Ultra Clear 4K UHD Resolution of 3840 x 2160@ 60hz, appropriate video card in PC needed to enjoy this resolution using Display Port"

Quoted from Amazons' listing, one can infer 60Hz is only achievable via displayport 1.2 as the HDMI 1.4 supports 30Hz.

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Enigmatistical

"special price of $600, saving you a couple of Bennies over its $700 MSRP"
Doesn't anyone proofread anymore? Have you fired all of your editors? Apparently quick news is more important than accurate news.

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Browncow8

The list price on amazon is $799, so he may have meant to put $800 instead of $700, but still bad on his part for not proofreading.

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Enigmatistical

This article is so brief it could have been posted in my high school yearbook. Overlooking anything that short is inexcusable.

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Paul_Lilly

All fixed (should have read $800 instead of $700) -- hopefully it was in time for humanity to recover from the one character typo reflecting the MSRP. If not, I take full responsibility for mankind's demise.

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Enigmatistical

While I acknowledge a one key typo is not the end of the world, I'm not the first and assuredly not the last, to suggest that accurate technology information be publicized by a "Maximum PC, Minimum BS" magazine/website. Specifically this article appears to be little more than a copy and paste demonstration and Amazons' listing is about the worst reference point to be used. So many of the more important details regarding this monitor are absent from not only Amazons' website but this website as well. Amazon tells me the Product with packaging weight is 26.05lbs, Great... more beneficial information, I think, would be informing consumers what version of HDMI the panel utilizes and why that is relevant information to a gamer looking to purchase a 60Hz capable 4k monitor. I can't find that information anywhere in this "Maximum PC" article can you? If Displayport is a better alternative to HDMI for this panel I'd never find out from you guys. You're losing credibility and if that translates to a decline in readers, don't act surprised because you've been warned multiple times.

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LatiosXT

Okay, let's look at another "product advertisement" from another tech website: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/acer-monitor-display-uhd-3840x2160,27375.html Pretty much reporting the same thing as Maximum PC did.

Such matters like packaging weight and all that aren't exactly "I NEED TO KNOW" to users. Though certain other technical questions like what kind of panel it is (even though I wish people would ingrain in their minds if it's not 178/178, it's TN) or that it needs DP 1.2 for 60Hz would be nice.

Maximum PC is a magazine first, a tech website second. I personally don't care too much about nitpicking qualities.

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kiaghi7

As well you should!

My friend Noah was all up in arms over having to start gathering animals 2-by-2, and he's a terrible carpenter...

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ApathyCurve

Self-editing is like self-gratification: quick, easy and free of angst, but it can be messy.