Philips Creator Series 27E2F7901: A high-quality desktop display at a lower price


Philips Creator Series 27E2F7901
This Mac-style display doesn’t come with a Mac-style price tag.
Photo: Philips

The Philips Creator Series 27E2F7901 is an expansive 27-inch desktop display for your Mac that offers a high degree of color accuracy and quality in a crisp 4K resolution.

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Its specs make it a compelling choice for creative work on a big, beautiful screen. The slim and modern aluminum design will make it an attractive centerpiece to any Mac setup. And it comes at a much lower price than other displays in the same category at an affordable $499.99, with an industry-leading four-year warranty.

The Philips Creator Series 27E2F7901

The Philips Creator Series has P3 color
The Creator Series 27E2F7901 has P3 color, just like your MacBook.
Photo: Philips

The Philips Creator Series has many of the makings of a high-quality display you want for your Mac:

  • The IPS panel means you can see it from any angle without distortion.
  • The wide color gamut brings you 1.07 billion colors.
  • SmartContrast gives you a wide range of dark blacks and bright whites.

These specs make the Creator Series 27E2F7901 a top pick for graphic design, video editing and creative professionals. It covers 100% sRGB and 98% of the P3 color space with VESA-certified DisplayHDR, so you get bright and accurate colors.

The MacBook Air and MacBook Pro also come with P3 displays, so you’re not taking a step back when you’re at your desk. Compared to some models, like the 13-inch MacBook Pro, you’re making a big jump from millions up to 1 billion colors.

Compared to the Apple Studio Display’s 5K resolution, the Creator Series is 4K, so the image isn’t as sharp close up. Apple’s offering, however, costs three times as much.

Convenience features

Philips Creator Series plugged into MacBook Pro
It’s a good companion for your MacBook.
Photo: Philips

Monitors in the Philips Creator Series also come with some convenient features you’ll appreciate. A single USB-C cable connects the display and simultaneously charges your MacBook at up to 96W. It’s the fastest and easiest way to dock a laptop on your desk. You don’t have to get out and unwind your MagSafe cable and plug that in, too; you can leave it in your bag.

Plus, if you share the desk with another computer, you don’t need to switch the cable back and forth. You can plug it into multiple computers at once and toggle between them at ease. You’ll also love the built-in KVM switch for all the attached peripherals. This lets you share the same wired keyboard, mouse or storage devices across both machines, even with a Mac and PC.

Fit for every desk

For those of you who like a dual-screen setup, DisplayPort daisy-chaining lets you plug a second display into the back of the first, for a cleaner cable situation.

The SmartErgoBase offers adjustable height, tilt, left/right swivel and portrait/landscape orientations. Whereas other displays charge extra for half that functionality, it comes included here. You can adjust the Philips Creator Series to fit ergonomically into any setup, whether you sit or stand at your desk.

Philips’ flicker-free feature will “regulate brightness and reduce flicker,” which some people say causes eye strain when using other LED displays. Combined with Philips’ LowBlue Mode, this monitor will be easy on your eyes all day long, all week long.

A great price with a long warranty

The Philips Creator Series 27E2F7901 costs just $499.99. For that, you get an advanced, feature-rich display for Mac from a trusted brand.

It also comes with a great four-year warranty. If you need to trade it in, Philips will mail you a replacement first, so you won’t suffer through a single day of downtime.

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