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Must-haves of a console gaming monitor

By Philips Monitors, 11 Feb 2020.

Console games are as popular as ever, and ardent players are always ready to take their gaming to next level. If you are yearning for a great console gaming experience, discover the essential gaming features of the 242M8, and why this model from our Momentum line is an ideal companion for console gaming.

Experience crisp images and accurate color when console gaming on the 242M8.

Features that get you in the moment

Whether you’re playing a game using a keyboard or mouse, this Momentum monitor is the perfect choice for scenes that look more alive. It features Full HD 1920 x 1080  resolution that looks crisp and accurate, as well as Ultra Wide-Color, which provides a wider range of colors for a more vivid picture.

This 23.8″ display also comes with SmartImage Game mode, a quick access OSD (On-screen display) that is fine tuned for gamers. There are multiple options, such as “FPS” mode (First Person Shooting), which improves dark themes to allow you to see objects hidden in dark areas.

Its “Racing” mode adapts to give you the fastest response time and image adjustments. Meanwhile, its “RT” mode (Real Time Strategy) highlights specific areas of the screen to allow size and image adjustments.

To enable your best performance each time, you can even save your customized settings in different games as Gamer 1 and Gamer 2.

Check out Momentum monitors for gameplay that is effortless and is as smooth as butter.

Features for fast action

There has never been any doubt that a responsive gaming monitor can give you the edge you need to ace console games. This monitor features AMD FreeSync™ technology, a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms (MPRT), which result in brilliant images and gameplay that is as smooth as butter. To take advantage of these features, make sure your console supports them.

Say bye-bye to eyestrain and other ailments with this monitor’s eye care technologies

Features for comfort and convenience

If you have ever suffered eye strain or a sore neck from playing your favorite games, you know that gaming comfort is no joke. This Momentum monitor takes care of you with its eye care technologies, LowBlue Mode and Flicker-free, which reduce eye strain and ailments that may be caused by prolonged gaming.

Beyond caring for your vision, this monitor also offers you the best viewing angles with IPS LED, which uses an advanced wide view technology to give you extra wide viewing angles of 178/178 degrees. For your ideal and individualized viewing angle, the screen also tilts for your comfort.

For added convenience, this monitor is trimmed with HDMI to ensure universal digital connectivity and a DisplayPort connection for maximum visuals.

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