Philips launches its most environmentally friendly PC monitor ever created

Philips announced the new 24-inch 1B7QGJEB PC monitor to showcase the company's commitment to sustainable technology. This new monitor is billed as the greenest display Philips has created yet, specifically designed to have the lowest environmental impact. And this isn't the only trick up this panel's sleeve.

How the company achieved this was by using lightweight, recycled plastics and ensuring it's free of substances like lead, mercury, and halogen. All the metal, plastic body sections, chassis and even the packaging are all 100 percent recyclable. The Green Electronics Council awarded this monitor with the EPEAT certification.

The 1B7QGJEB also includes an IPS panel with a resolution of 1080p and it's designed more so for work in the office with various smart technologies to aid with screen quality and minimize eye fatigue. PowerSensor continuously monitors whether there's someone sat in front of the display and alters brightness accordingly. Working alongside other features allows this display to cut its power usage substantially, measured at just 11W.

As well as energy-saving measures and recycled materials, this display comes rocking multiple inputs, USB ports, VESA support, and super-thin bezels. Philips expects to have the 241B7QGJEB available in January for £209 (about $269).

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.