Phillips 34M2C8600 (QD-OLED)

Phillips 34M2C8600 (QD-OLED)

Phillips 34M2C8600 (QD-OLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
5.0
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.9/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor5.8/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Poor5.9/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Best in Class9.8/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Best in Class10.0/10
CONTRAST: Best in Class10.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Best in Class10.0/10
REFRESH RATE: Good7.2/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class9.9/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.6/10

The Phillips 34M2C8600 monitor is high-end, with excellent contrast and brightness, offering a great experience for HDR gaming and media consumption. Its wide color gamuts make it suitable for both digital and print photo editing. With its fast response time and VRR support, this monitor caters well to casual gaming, but its less impressive pixels per inch could affect image clarity for competitive gamers and productivity users. The monitor has a large, curved screen which enhances immersion but can be costly. If HDR content and photo editing are priorities and budget is less of an issue, this monitor is a strong choice. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Pros
  • Infinite contrast ratio enhances visual depth
  • High brightness suitable for HDR
  • Wide color gamut for photo, video editing
  • Adjustable stand for ergonomic comfort
  • Good refresh rate for smooth gaming
Cons
  • Text clarity only fair, not ideal for reading
  • Poor pixels per inch, not as sharp
  • Ghosting present, can affect fast-paced visuals
  • Limited HDMI port selection, fewer connectivity options

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
5.0
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
5.0
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Productivity:
3.0
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$800
Screen Size
34"
Resolution
3440 x 1440
Screen Type
OLED
Screen Sub-type
QD-OLED
Refresh Rate
175Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
Inf:1
SDR Peak Brightness
1000 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
Unknown
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
148.8 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
0.1 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
48 - 175 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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7.2/10
Ghosting Score
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10/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
109 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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6.6/10
Image Clarity Score
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7/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
2
HDMI 2.1 Ports
0
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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