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Philips Goes Big With 43-Inch UltraClear 4K IPS Display

Philips announced a new 4K IPS display featuring an impressive screen size of 43 inches. If nothing else, the new Philips UltraClear 43-inch class 4K Ultra HD IPS LCD display is pretty huge.

ProductPhilips UltraClear 43” 4K Ultra HD Display
Resolution3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
Panel TypeIPS LED
Panel Size42.51 inches
Brightness300 cd/m²
Aspect Ratio16:9
Response Time5 ms (GTG)
Contrast Ratio (Smart Contrast)50,000,000:1
Viewing Angle178º (H) / 178º (V) @ C/R > 20
Display Colors1.07 Billion (sRGB)
Video InputVGA x1DisplayPort 1.2 x 2HDMI 2.0 x 2
USBUSB 3.0 x4 (1 Fast Charging port)
AudioPC Audio-In x1Headphone-Out x1
Speakers7 watt x2

The new Philips UltraClear 43-Inch Class 4K display (part number BDM4350UC) gives users a large work space with its 3840 x 2160 resolution and its sheer size. Display size has generally been a topic of conversation with our readers almost every time we look at a new 4K panel, with many commenting that the high resolution isn’t particularly useful without a large screen to accommodate it. Philips may have been thinking of those specific criticisms when they designed the BDM4350UC, because it’s one of the larger 4K displays available on the market that isn’t just a TV.

This display features an IPS LED backlit screen with a 5 ms gray-to-gray response time, which likely won’t entice gamers that are accustomed to lower latencies. However, it’s an ideal display for content developers, CAD and graphic designers, photographers and videographers with its massive desktop real estate.

You can connect your PC using two DisplayPort 1.2 or two HDMI 2.0 ports for 4K resolution at 60 Hz. The VGA plug provides analog connectivity at 1920 x 1080. You can also use Philip’s MultiView technology to connect multiple devices to the display to view and work with more than one PC simultaneously. It also features four USB 3.0 ports, with one port providing fast-charging functionality.

The new Philips UltraClear 43-inch 4K IPS LCD display is available now at Amazon for $799.

Derek Forrest is an Associate Contributing Writer for Tom’s Hardware and Tom’s IT Pro. Follow Derek Forrest on Twitter. Follow us on Facebook, Google+, RSS, Twitter and YouTube.

Philips BDM4350UC
Philips BDM4350UC
Derek Forrest is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He writes hardware news and reviews gaming desktops and laptops.