Philips introduces the 242B1G, a 24-inch IPS off-road monitor with ecology as its flag

Philips continues to renew its catalog of monitors with a new model that comes with users looking for a mid-range screen from which to perform tasks of office automation, surfing the net, working and play occasionally.

Is he 242B1G with a diagonal of 23.8 inches and thought to maintain a low energy consumption and good visual comfort thanks to its panel IPS with wide viewing angles, image management functions and ergonomic support.

Low electricity consumption and people detector

The monitor uses a new system of more efficient LED backlighting They claim reduces power consumption while maintaining a brightness similar to that offered by other monitors with similar benefits. In fact, as we can read in the Specifications, in ECO Mode it has a consumption of only 8.6 watts in front of 12.8 watts consumption in normal mode, all with a brightness of 250 cd / m2.

F400088667 Fil Global 001

We also have a full off switch so that the consumption is 0 watts. The IPS panel has Full HD resolution with a native contrast of 1.000:1, in line with other IPS models but somewhat scarce if we want it to watch videos in low ambient light.


The PowerSensor function, a human presence detector that transmits and receives infrared signals to determine if the user is in front of the screen and automatically reduces the brightness of the monitor when absent, reducing energy consumption up to 80%.

The screen is capable of covering the 102% of sRGB color space with 178 degree viewing angles and a refresh rate of 75 Hz. It has a USB hub with 4 USB 3.2 ports to connect peripherals and one of them can be used to recharge mobile terminals.

For those seeking visual comfort, technologies such as LowBlueMode which reduces the amount of blue light emitted, FlickerFree to reduce the vibrations of the images or EasyRead to imitate the appearance of electronic ink, something that can be useful if we are going to spend a lot of time in front of text documents. We also have a ergonomic stand that can pivot, rotate and adjust in height to find the most suitable position.


As for the rest of the “ecological” approach, the manufacturer ensures that up to 85% of the carcass of the screen has been created with recycled plastics and no toxic substances such as mercury, halogens or PVC / BFR have been used. 100% recyclable materials have also been used in the packaging.

Price and availability

The new Philips 242B1G monitor will go on sale this month for a price that will be around 206 euros.

More information | Philips

Source: Xataka Smart Home by

*The article has been translated based on the content of Xataka Smart Home by If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!