Philips 27E1N5500LA 27-inch WQHD Monitor with 4000:1 Contrast

With the Philips 27E1N5500LA, the new best 27 inch monitor for work and leisure has been listed on Amazon UK. 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.

Philips 27E1N5500LA best 27 inch monitor

WQHD monitor has a contrast ratio of 4000:1, the color depth is 8 bits, the brightness is 300 cd/m², the response time is 4 ms (gray to gray), and the sRGB coverage is 118.24 percent.

Two internal 3-watt speakers are part of the equipment, as is Adaptive Sync, which will probably lack LFC (“Low Framerate Compensation”). Two HDMI 1.4 inputs, a DisplayPort 1.2, and headphone output are available as interfaces. Meanwhile, there are no USB ports.

Tilt, height adjustment, pivot, VESA mount (100 x 100 mm), blue light filtering, and flicker-free backlighting are promised as ergonomic features.

The mercury-free Philips 27E1N5500LA 75Hz monitor weighs 3.77 kg and has dimensions of 614 x 365 x 52 mm (W x H x D) without the stand, consumes 25.8 watts in operation, and comes in 100 percent packaging recycled material.

Price and availability

Philips 27E1N5500LA QHD monitor is listed on at £381.60.

Philips 27E1N5500LA specifications

Philips 27E1N5500LA best 27 inch monitor
  • Display: 27-inch VA panel, Anti-glare, 3H hardness
  • Resolution: 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Contrast ratio: 4000:1
  • Refresh rate: 75Hz
  • Number of colors: 16.7 million
  • Brightness: 300 cd/m² (typical)
  • Response time: 4ms
  • Viewing angle: 178° / 178°
  • Pixel pitch: 0.2331 x 0.2331mm
  • Pixel density: 108.79 pixels per inch
  • sRGB coverage: 118.24% (max)
  • NTSC coverage: 96.38% (normal)
  • Features: Adaptive Sync support, Flicker-free technology, Kensington lock, Easy Read mode, Low Blue mode, SmartImage
  • Audio: 2x 3W speakers
  • Ports: 2 x HDMI 1.4, 1 x DisplayPort 1.2, 1 x headphone output
  • VESA mount: 100 x 100mm
  • Stand: Height adj. (13cm), Swivel (-90 – 90°), Rotation (-5 – 20°)
  • Dimensions: 614 x 212 x 510 mm (with stand)
  • Weight: 5.66 kg (with stand)

The MMD brand also planning a new S-Line business monitor for office purposes. The Philips 242S9JML comes with a built-in VA panel that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD) at a maximum of 75 Hz, promises a 3000:1 contrast ratio, and is priced at £159.99.

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