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Philips 49-inch 32:9 display: 5120 x 1440 res, coming soon

Philips will release its huge 49-inch 32:9 display towards the end of the year, native res of 5120 x 1440.

@anthony256
Published Wed, Mar 14 2018 9:36 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Philips has announced that its massive 49-inch 32:9 display with a native resolution of 5120 x 1440 will be released later this year in the US, launching in Q4 2018.

Philips 49-inch 32:9 display: 5120 x 1440 res, coming soon | TweakTown.com

The upcoming Philips Brilliance 49-inch 492P8 Curved Super-Wide LCD will be priced at $899, and beats out Samsung's CHG90 that rocks a native resolution of 3840 x 1080. Inside, Philips will be using the same VA panel with an 1800R curvature, 600 nits max brightness, 5000:1 contrast ratio, and 178-degree viewing angle.

Connectivity wise, Philips will be including DisplayPort, HDMI, USB-C, VGA (D-Sub), USB 3.0 Type-A, and Ethernet.

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