This monitor takes you to the moment. AMD FreeSync ™ and a refresh rate of 144 Hz provide the perfect entertainment experience for playing games and watching movies. The scene looks more real with Ultra Wide-Color.
Philips 242M8 144Hz 1ms IPS monitor and see if it can really deliver the performance that we can expect from a 144Hz IPS 1ms monitor.
Starting off with the packaging, the Philips 242M8 ships in a pretty colorful box which gives the impression which this monitor is made for gaming at first glance. There are plenty of features available on this monitor, but Philips only highlighted a few at the front of the box i.e 144Hz refresh rate, Ultra Wide-Color, SmartImage, and the HDMI connectivity.
Since the monitor weighed only at 2.97kg (2.49kg without the stand), the box feels surprisingly light when we first picked up the box – as if someone has forgotten to pack the monitor into the box.
When playing a game, the player does not choose between intermittent games or broken fame. AMD FreeSync ™ Premium gives gamers a serious tear-free playing experience in the highest performance. There is no compromise, play the game with confidence with a high refresh rate, low framerate compensation, and low latency.
You play games intensely and competitively. You need a screen with lag-free and very smooth images. This Philips screen they re screen images up to 144 times per second, effectively 2.4x faster than a standard screen. Lower frame rates can make enemies appear to jump from one place to another on the screen, making them difficult targets to hit. With a frame rate of 144Hz, you get important images that are usually missing on the screen showing even the smallest enemy movements so you can easily target them. With very low input pauses and no screen tearing, this Philips screen is your perfect gaming companion
The new Philips gaming screen has enhanced OSD access for gamers, with several options. “FPS” (First person shooting) mode enhances the dark theme of the game, so you can see hidden objects in dark areas. “Racing” mode adjusts the screen with the fastest response time, high color, and image adjustments. “RTS” mode (Real time strategy) has a special SmartFrame mode that allows highlighting certain areas and allows size and image adjustments Gamer 1 and Gamer 2 allow you to save customized personal settings based on different games, guaranteeing the best performance.