Philips 242S9JAL 24-inch FHD VA monitor with 75Hz and 3000:1 contrast

The MMD brand Philips introduced a new S-Line business monitor for office purposes. The Philips 242S9JAL 24-inch VA monitor has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD) at a maximum of 75 Hz and promises a 3000:1 contrast ratio.

Philips 242S9JAL 24 inch monitor

The response time is 4 ms (grey to gray), the brightness is 300 cd/m², and the color depth is 8 bits. The new Philips 24 inch monitor also features Adaptive-Sync (probably without LFC), two internal 2-watt speakers, and wide sRGB coverage.

On the interface side, HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, VGA, a USB 3.2 hub (Gen 1), a headphone output, and a microphone input are offered. In terms of ergonomics, you have to be satisfied with the tilt, VESA mount (100 x 100 mm), blue light filtering, and flicker-free backlight.

Depending on the operating mode, the power consumption of the new FHD display is between 10.8 and 15 watts. The business monitor is mercury-free, made from 85 percent recycled plastic, and comes in packaging made from 100 percent recyclable materials.

Price and availability

The Philips 242S9JAL office monitor has been priced at £233 and is listed on the Amazon.co.uk online store.

Philips 242S9JAL specifications

Philips 242S9JAL 24 inch monitor
  • Display: 23.8-inch VA panel, Anti-reflective, 3H, Opaque 25%
  • Display area: 527.04 (H) x 296.46 (H)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Refresh rate: 75Hz
  • Pixel density: 93 PPIs
  • Response time (typical): 4ms (gray-gray)
  • Brightness: 300 nits
  • Contrast ratio (typical): 3000:1
  • SmartContrast: 50,000,000:1
  • Pixel pitch: 0.2745 x 0.2745 mm
  • Viewing angle: 178º (H) / 178º (V) – C/R > 10
  • Display color: 16.7 million (8 bits)
  • Color gamut (typical): NTSC 80%
  • Features: No flickering, SmartImage, LowBlue mode, EasyRead, sRGB technology, Adaptive sync, Kensington lock, sRGB
  • Ports: VGA (Analog) x1, HDMI 1.4 x1, DisplayPort 1.2 x1, HDCP 1.4 (HDMI / DisplayPort), USB 3.2 Gen 1 5 Gbps, USB-B upstream x1, USB-A downstream x2 (with 1 BC 1.2 quick charge), Audio output
  • Audio: 2 x 2 W speakers
  • VESA mount: 100 x 100 mm
  • Stand: Tilt (-5/25)
  • Dimensions: 539 x ​​430 x 208 mm (with stand)
  • Weight: 3.43 kg (with stand)

Amazon UK recently also listed the Philips 27E1N5500LA 27 inch monitor for work and leisure for £381.60. The built-in VA panel has a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels (WQHD), achieves a maximum refresh rate of 75 Hz, and does without HDR support.

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